Time for The ACE

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 35th annual conference gets underway today in Omaha with a pre-conference workshop for retailers and the welcome reception to get ready for two days of non-stop industry information. Thursday morning starts off with a welcome from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, followed by updates from ACE leadership. Panels on farm-to-biofuel carbon market opportunities and retailer …

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Nebraska Higher Blend Tax Credits Available

Cindy Zimmerman

Nebraska retailers who sell higher ethanol blends of fuel are now able to apply for tax credits made available through the passage of a bill passed unanimously by the state legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ricketts earlier this year. The Nebraska Department of Revenue began taking applications for the higher blend tax credits August 1. Under the law, …

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ACE Conference Offers Retailer Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference is offering a free workshop for retailers interested in selling higher ethanol blends. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon offer another $100 million in biofuel infrastructure grants under its Higher Blends and Infrastructure Incentives Program (HBIIP), so ACE is inviting retailers to learn how to get their share of available …

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ACE Finalizing Conference Agenda

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol is finalizing the agenda for the upcoming 35th Annual Conference, August 10-12 in Omaha. Recent additions include keynote addresses by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and U.S. Grains Council CEO Ryan LeGrand, as well as a flex fuel retailer panel featuring representatives from California-based Pearson Fuels, and Bosselman Enterprises, owner of the Nebraska-based Pump & Pantry …

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ACE Welcomes Governor Ricketts to 35th Annual Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomes Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts as a keynote speaker for its 35th annual conference, August 10-12 at the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District. This will be the second time for the governor to address the annual ACE conference, the last time being in 2019. Governor Ricketts will kick off the general session …

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USGC CEO to Keynote ACE Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomes Ryan LeGrand, President and CEO of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), as a keynote speaker during its 35th annual conference taking place August 10-12 at the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District. LeGrand joined the Council in 2015, first serving as the director of the USGC’s Mexico City office. In this capacity, …

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Turn up the Intensity for The ACE

Cindy Zimmerman

Turn down the intensity for carbon, turn it up for “The ACE.” Intensity is the theme for the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 35th annual conference coming up August 10-12 in Omaha. Katie Muckenhirn, ACE Vice President of Public Affairs, says they are branding the 35-year-old conference as The ACE. “It also stands for the American Conference on Ethanol,” she …

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The 35th ACE is Coming up in Omaha

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 35th annual conference is coming up August 10-12 in Omaha with a whole slate of topics guaranteed to inform ethanol producers and the broader industry about the current market and policy dynamics at play, as well as to equip producers with practical insights they can implement to improve their operations. “The ACE conference is …

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ACE Ready for Intense 35th Annual Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has opened registration for its 35th annual conference taking place August 10-12 in Omaha, and it is going to be intense. As the biofuels industry focuses on driving down carbon intensity scores, this year’s ACE conference theme, “intensity,” not only embodies this efficiency quest, but also how the industry is concentrating on new markets …

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Listen to Ethanol’s Carbon Guru Ron Alverson

Cindy Zimmerman

When Ron Alverson talks about carbon, people listen. The South Dakota farmer who founded Dakota Ethanol, the state’s first producer-owned ethanol production co-op, is considered to be the “carbon guru” of the industry and attendees at the 2021 American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference packed in to his breakout session on Calculating Your Carbon Intensity. Alverson believes that accurate accounting …

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