Nebraska Higher Blend Tax Credits Available

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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

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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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Ethanol Days of Summer Free Fuel Contest Continues

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There’s still time to enter the Renewable Fuels Association’s Ethanol Days of Summer Contest, which offers free fuel to participants for reporting prices of E15 and E85. The contest continues through Labor Day, which means six more weeks of $250 in free fuel to giveaway. “Even though the price of fuel has dropped in recent days, we’re still experiencing abnormally …

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Dodge Reportedly Working on E85 Challenger

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Rumor has it that Dodge is developing a new Challenger that runs on 85% ethanol and could be a contender for the most powerful muscle car of the internal combustion era. Dodge started a campaign last November called “Never Lift” that is unveiling new versions of the Challenger through next year, leading up to the launch of its first all-electric …

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RFA Applauds Sheetz for Ethanol Education

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The Renewable Fuels Association thanks fuel retailer Sheetz for slashing prices on higher ethanol blends for a full week ahead of the Independence Day weekend and providing the opportunity for much needed ethanol education. Sheetz is offering E15 for $3.99 per gallon and E85 for $3.49 at all of their 350-plus stations that sell the fuels, which cover multiple states. …

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Sheetz Offers Ethanol Blend Savings Through Holiday

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Pennsylvania-based restaurant and convenience chain Sheetz is making national news this week for selling higher ethanol blends at a discount for the Independence Day holiday weekend. The chain announced Monday it was helping to reduce pain at the pump for consumers by reducing the price of fuel to $3.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88, or E15, and $3.49 a gallon …

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RFA Issues ‘Pump Up the Savings’ Challenge

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Snap a photo of lower-priced, higher-ethanol blends at the pump could get you some free fuel. The Renewable Fuels Association has kicked off a new “Pump Up the Savings” sweepstakes encouraging consumers to share pictures of fuel prices when they fill up at the pump, showing the savings associated with ethanol blends like E15 and E85. Qualifying entries will be …

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E85 Sales Shatter Records in California

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Sales of E85 flex fuel in California hit a new record last year, soaring 55 percent over 2020 levels and nearly doubling since 2018, according to new data released by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Last year, California drivers purchased nearly 62.5 million gallons (mg) of E85 flex fuel, up from about 40 mg in both 2019 and 2020, …

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RFA Promotes Higher Ethanol Blends at #Classic22

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The Renewable Fuels Association is back in New Orleans this week at the 2022 Commodity Classic promoting higher blends of ethanol at the trade show. For one, they are giving farmers a chance to sign a letter to President Biden urging him to use more ethanol to help moderate soaring gas prices. “Today ethanol is selling for about a dollar …

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