Sheetz Offers 15% Ethanol Fuel for Thanksgiving Discount

Cindy Zimmerman

Mid-Atlantic convenience store chain Sheetz kicked off the holiday season this week by reducing the price of its Unleaded 88, 15% ethanol blended fuel, to $1.99 a gallon. This promotion started Monday and runs through November 28, 2022 to help families save at the pump as they travel for Thanksgiving. The company offers Unleaded 88 at 368 store locations throughout …

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MN Governor Urged to Keep Pushing for E15

Cindy Zimmerman

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels), along with other biofuel and agriculture stakeholders in the state, are asking Gov. Tim Walz to remain committed to a regulatory solution that will ensure the year-round availability of E15. Besides MN Bio-Fuels, the other signatories on the letter were the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Minnesota Farmers Union …

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Analysis Finds Summer E15 Saved Drivers Millions

Cindy Zimmerman

A new analysis from the Renewable Fuels Association finds that allowing summer sales of E15 this year extended gasoline supplies at a critical time and saved Americans millions at the pump. RFA Chief Economist Scott Richman found that an additional 194 million gallons (mg) of E15 were sold during the summer as a result of the Biden administration’s emergency waivers, …

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MN Bio-Fuels Wraps Up E15 Promotional Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

The Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) has just wrapped up a successful five-month E15 promotional campaign in the Twin Cities metro area aimed at rewarding drivers for fueling up with 15% ethanol fuel. “As fuel prices strained consumers’ pocket books this summer, our promotional events with KS95 provided us with a unique opportunity to educate drivers about how they could …

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Higher Ethanol Blends Fuel the Cure in Nebraska

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s October so that means many fuel retailers in Nebraska are turning pink to raise money for cancer research and educate drivers about higher ethanol blends. The Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Ethanol Board, and Renewable Fuels Nebraska sponsor Fuel the Cure in conjunction with retail stations each October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 50 Nebraska gas stations …

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RFA CEO Joins White House Climate Law Celebration

Cindy Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper attended an event at the White House Tuesday to celebrate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act which includes provisions to benefit the biofuels sector. “There are lots of tax credit and grant provisions in there for renewable fuels and we are most excited about the sustainable aviation fuel tax credit,” said …

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RFA Showcases Ethanol Octane Power at #FPS22

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is showcasing its custom-made E85 vehicles at the Farm Progress Show, a 1200-hp flex-fuel Jeep Wrangler and the new Can-Am X3, both built by Kenny Hauk, owner of Hauk Designs. “These were both built on television programs, reaching the masses,” says Robert White, Vice President of Industry Relations. “There’s a lot of attention on the …

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ACE Ready to Help Retailers With HBIIP

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) welcomed this week’s news that the application period is now open for latest round of USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), which will provide $100 million in grants to pay up to 50 percent of the cost of equipment for station owners to add or upgrade to sell higher ethanol blends like E15 …

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USDA Opens Applications for Higher Blends Funding

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that applications are now being accepted for the latest round of funding under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). The program seeks to market higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel by sharing the costs to build and retrofit biofuel-related infrastructure such as pumps, dispensers and storage tanks. Secretary of Agriculture Tom …

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EPA Ag Advisor Updates ACE Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Rod Snyder, Senior Advisor for Agriculture at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, was a keynote speaker for the 35th American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference Friday in Omaha to provide an update on the role of biofuels in forthcoming EPA actions. Regarding year-round sales of E15 (15% ethanol), Snyder says EPA recognizes the importance of higher level ethanol blends and …

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