NASCAR Fans Support Ethanol, Reach Out to EPA

John Davis

NASCAR fans are serving as an important source for support of ethanol and letting the Obama Administration know their displeasure over the government’s proposal on how much of the green fuel is to be mixed into the nation’s fuel supply. The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) says racing fans have seen for themselves just how well E15 performs and hundreds …

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BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

Winning in the category of “website activism,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) received a prestigious 2015 Gold Communicator Award from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) as part of its 21st annual worldwide awards competition. The award goes to sites that “encourage or promote change and public involvement”. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. has announced that it will …

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General Motors Executive Calls for More Ethanol Pumps

Cindy Zimmerman

2010 National Ethanol Conference Photo Album The vice chairman of Global Product Operations for General Motors told attendees of the 15th Annual National Ethanol Conference that his company will keep putting more flexible fuel vehicles on the road, but more ethanol pumps are needed to fuel them. Tom Stephens said GM is committed to making more than half of their …

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State of Ethanol Industry is Strong

Cindy Zimmerman

Compared to last year, Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen faced a much happier crowd for the opening session of the 15th Annual National Ethanol Conference. “A year ago, at this event, we met amidst the worst economic climate since the Depression. Commodity markets were in upheaval, investment dollars had evaporated, gasoline demand was falling, production costs were …

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Utah Legislature Considering Renewable Energy Bill

John Davis

A bill before the Utah legislature that will encourage utilities to use renewable energy has received a boost from that state’s governor. This story in the Salt Lake Tribune says despite the support from Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., it doesn’t mean he’s giving up his own push for more solar, wind and geothermal resources into the state’s electricity mix: During …

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Safeway Turns to the Sun

John Davis

California-based grocery store giant Safeway is converting 23 of its stores to run on solar power. This story on Environment News Service covers the opening of one such store in Dublin, California: California Congressman Jerry McNerney joined Safeway officials on a tour of the Dublin store’s rooftop solar panel array. The unit is currently generating electricity to power the 55,000-square-foot …

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Welcome To DomesticFuel

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to DomesticFuel, the consumer’s stop for the latest news on ethanol and other alternative fuel sources. Fuel prices are currently soaring and that’s creating a need to find new sources of energy. It’s important to have the facts and make good decisions in light of all the alternatives available. DomesticFuel will strive to bring you the latest news and information in a friendly and conversational way.

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