RFA is Source for Everything E15

Carrie Muehling

For nearly four decades, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has been the trusted ethanol industry leader both on Capitol Hill and on Main Street U.S.A., supporting those who produce and sell ethanol. With the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to allow the year-round sale of E15, a 15 percent ethanol blend, retailers in particular need information and …

E15, Ethanol, RFA

Biodiesel Association Expands with Additional Organizations

Carrie Muehling

Four new organizations are joining the National Biodiesel Board. These new companies range from feedstock producers, to distributors, to environmental consultants, who join the extensive and diverse organizations that make up NBB. “NBB is fortunate to have a diverse group of talented organizations within our membership who are passionate about moving this industry forward as a collective,” said NBB CEO …

Biodiesel, NBB

Hydrite Launches Innovative Formulation for Ethanol Industry

Carrie Muehling

Hydrite Chemical Co. launches a new product line for use in the fuel ethanol industry. The integrated manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and related services announces its new Hydri-Maize™ catalyzed bisulfite product line for scrubber applications that will decrease plant emissions, decrease energy costs and freshwater consumption, and debottleneck operations. All Hydri-Maize™ catalyzed bisulfite products are made in the USA …

AgWired Energy, Ethanol

GROWMARK Names VP, Energy and Logistics

Carrie Muehling

Effective September 1, Carol Kitchen will be GROWMARK‘s Vice President, Energy and Logistics. “I am truly honored to have been chosen to lead GROWMARK’s Energy and Logistics divisions,” Kitchen said. “As a native of central Illinois and having spent several of my early career years in the GROWMARK System, this is a career opportunity for me and one I’m extremely …

Energy, GROWMARK

Ethanol Analyst: Long Term Market Outlook is Strong

Carrie Muehling

Although record ethanol production and political trade wars have presented challenges for the U.S. ethanol industry in recent months, an ethanol analyst speaking to participants at the National Ethanol Conference said the long term future for the industry looks strong. “The good news – and this really transcends politics – is that all over the world, there is more and …

Audio, Ethanol, National Ethanol Conference

Bioleap, Inc. Supports Ethanol Industry

Carrie Muehling

The 2019 National Ethanol Conference had a new golf tournament sponsor in Bioleap, Inc. CEO Wayne Mitchell said the full-service engineering company is currently focused on reducing the carbon footprint and energy use of ethanol plants, making them more efficient and helping them to be lower cost producers. Mitchell sees a strong future for the ethanol industry. “The ethanol industry …

Audio, Ethanol, National Ethanol Conference

NEC Retailers Panel Talks Marketing Higher Blends

Carrie Muehling

Retail representatives on a panel at the National Ethanol Conference discussed how market drivers, federal policies and state program are driving the increased availability of E15 and flexible fuels. They also shared some personal experiences when it comes to offering higher blends of ethanol at their locations. Education was the biggest factor for Bryan Goforth with Home Service Oil Company. …

Audio, Ethanol, Ethanol News, National Ethanol Conference, Retailers

Ethanol’s Role in Securing a Low Carbon Future

Carrie Muehling

A panel discussion at the National Ethanol Conference tackled the topic of Ethanol’s Role in Securing a Low Carbon Future. California Air Resources Board Executive Officer Richard W. Corey weighed in, sharing that there is no single solution to reducing emissions, but that he believes ethanol has been and will continue to be part of the answer. “From an air …

Audio, Ethanol, National Ethanol Conference

HERO BX Acquires Iowa Biodiesel Facility

Carrie Muehling

HERO BX is the new owner of the former Clinton County Biodiesel facility in Clinton, Iowa. Lake Erie Biofuels dba HERO BX purchased the assets of the facility from Tenaska Commodities, LLC, an affiliate of Tenaska, Inc. on Friday, September 21st. The ambitious HERO BX Founder & CEO Samuel P. “Pat” Black, III, has been eyeing strategic acquisitions across the …

Biodiesel