Solar is Cooking

Joanna Schroeder

The American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) National Solar Tour is set to become the most successful solar event to date, with 648 community solar tours registered. The number of registered tours, which are designed to engage tens of thousands of citizens interested about solar, is nearly triple that of last year when 150,000 people across 49 states, Washington, D.C. and …

Promotion, Solar

Iowa Corn Fed Game Day Highlights Food and Fuel

Joanna Schroeder

Did you know that Iowa is leading the way in both corn production and ethanol production but corn is not only used for ethanol? It is also an ingredient in more than 4,000 products including toothpaste, pizza, tires, drywall, bubblegum and more. The Iowa Corn Growers realized that many people don’t know this so they have developed a consumer promotion …

Audio, corn, Education, Ethanol, food and fuel, Promotion

Ethanol Promotion Success at Sturgis

Cindy Zimmerman

Promotion of ethanol to motorcycle lovers was a bigger success this year than last. This edition of the “Ethanol Report” with Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Director of Market Development Robert White takes a look at how their sponsorship at the 70th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally went this year. This is the second year that RFA partnered with the Legendary Buffalo …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, Miscellaneous, Promotion, RFA

Pitching for Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol hit a home run at the Iowa Cubs game last night in Des Moines. With the help of Renewable Fuels Association chairman Chris Standlee of Abengoa Bioenergy throwing out the first pitch, the Iowa Cubs beat Oklahoma City RedHawks 8-5 Wednesday night in front of 9,088 fans on Ethanol Night at Principal Park. The promotional event featured ethanol information …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Promotion, RFA

Ethanol Report on Motorcycle Rally Partnership

Cindy Zimmerman

This edition of the “Ethanol Report” with Renewable Fuels Association Director of Market Development Robert White talks about their sponsorship at the 70th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, August 6-14 in Sturgis, SD. Robert, who is an avid motorcyclist himself, says this is the second year they have elected to have a presence at this event, partnering with the Legendary Buffalo …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, Promotion, RFA

Everyone Wins in Ethanol Border Battle

Cindy Zimmerman

Everyone was declared a winner in a Minnesota-Wisconsin border battle this week between two fuel retailers on opposite sides of the St. Croix River. The promotional event on Thursday featured a rush-hour special where both stations sold E85 (85 percent ethanol fuel) at an 85 cents per gallon discount from 4-6 pm. The promotion was supported by the Minnesota Corn …

E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Promotion