UK Embraces 10 Percent Ethanol Petrol

Cindy Zimmerman

“Motorists across the UK are set to shift to a greener fuel with the introduction of E10 at petrol stations in September 2021,” announced a February 25 GOV.UK press release. That announcement is very welcome news to ethanol producers in the United States, according to a joint statement from Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council. “The …

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RFA Releases Annual Ethanol Industry Outlook

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association released its 2021 Ethanol Industry Outlook and Pocket Guide to Ethanol during the digital 26th annual National Ethanol Conference this week. The annual publications and conference all share the common theme of Essential Energy. A related video also debuted at the event. Now in its 22nd year, the annual Outlook publication provides policymakers, regulators, consumers, the …

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Corn and Ethanol Fuel the Crappie Masters Again

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association and the National Corn Growers Association are once again partnering with the Crappie Masters National Tournament Trail to continue proving ten percent corn ethanol is a winner on the water. NCGA and RFA are co-title sponsors for the fifth year in a row. The tournament trail kicked-off last weekend with a two-day national qualifier at St. …

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Ethanol Again Fuels Crappie Masters National Champion

Cindy Zimmerman

The Crappie Masters National Tournament Trail Championship was held this past weekend near Monroe, Louisiana where more than one hundred teams competed in the two-day tournament. Eric Cagle was crowned the National Champion for his haul of fourteen fish weighing a total of 28.81 pounds. For his efforts, Cagle took home a grand prize of $30,000, along with a $2,000 …

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NCGA President Filled With Ethanol Pride

Cindy Zimmerman

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) president and Iowa farmer Kevin Ross had the chance last week to attend the National Ethanol Conference and celebrate recent wins with the industry, like the recent Tenth Circuit court decision. “Just a fabulous result for us and everybody in the industry,” said Ross during an interview last week at the National Ethanol Conference. “And …

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E85 Flex Fuel Wrangler is Off-Road Ready

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association/Hauk Designs Flex Fuel E85 Jeep Wranger is complete and designer Kenny Hauk is pretty proud of the monster machine that can run on up to 85 percent ethanol. “What I’ve learned is that E85 has incredible performance potential,” said Hauk. “You can have incredible horsepower gains, an engine that runs much cooler than normal and has …

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NBB Highlights How Refinery Waivers Hurt Biodiesel Industry

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has launched an ad campaign highlighting the economic damage to biodiesel and renewable diesel producers from the Environmental Protection Agency’s small refinery exemptions. The ads are currently scheduled to run for one week in Des Moines and Washington, DC. “The president’s EPA is hurting farmers and eliminating jobs by giving special favors to big oil …

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2018 was Tough Year With Big Wins for Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper told nearly 1,000 National Ethanol Conference attendees today that while the U.S. ethanol industry had a “tough year” in 2018, it “continued to deliver huge wins for consumers,” including lower gas prices, cleaner air, a more secure energy supply, and increased job creation. As part of his State of the Ethanol …

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Next Gen Biodiesel Scientists Take One Small Step

Cindy Zimmerman

As we celebrate 50 years since that first small step for man on the moon, the Next Generation of Biodiesel Scientists (NGBS) are continuing to take that giant leap for mankind doing research here on Earth for the future. NGBS co-chair Jennifer Greenstein, North Carolina State University, moderated a panel of four young scientists from around the world during the …

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