Prospects for the Renewable Fuels Sector

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives from the three U.S. ethanol organizations shared their thoughts on prospects for renewable fuels in the Biden era during the 37th Fuel Ethanol Workshop last week. BBI International Program Developer Tim Portz moderated the discussion with Renewable Fuels Association Senior VP Government & Public Affairs Troy Bredenkamp, American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings, and Chris Bliley, Senior Vice …

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Ethanol Producer Awards for 2021

Cindy Zimmerman

Awards from Ethanol Producer Magazine were announced during the Fuel Ethanol Workshop this week. The magazine recognizes plants, companies and projects that are helping their communities, helping the industry, and remaining strong in the face of ever-changing market conditions. The winners of the 2021 Ethanol Producer Awards are: The Good Neighbor Award: Commonwealth Agri-Energy Board of the Year: Glacial Lakes …

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RFA CEO Keynotes 2021 FEW Live

Cindy Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper told participants at the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo Wednesday that low-carbon ethanol’s “brightest and sunniest days remain ahead” despite recent judicial setbacks and a growing policy push on electric vehicles. Even after two recent disappointing court decisions, “The ethanol industry is still in a stronger position today than …

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BBI Presents Annual Ethanol Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) kicked off live and in-person this morning with annual awards presented by BBI International and Ethanol Producer Magazine. Steve Markham, who currently serves as director of risk at CHS Inc., is the 2021 recipient of BBI’s High Octane Award, which acknowledges a person who has helped the industry progress over time, especially …

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Ethanol Industry Excited for FEW 20021

Cindy Zimmerman

Members of the ethanol industry are gearing up to be able to see each other again next week at the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo (FEW) July 13-15 in Des Moines. The general session kicks off Wednesday morning with the keynote address from Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper who will have plenty to discuss regarding …

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FEW Looking for Industry Award Nominations

Cindy Zimmerman

The 3th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop will be held in Des Moines July 13-15 and one of the event’s longtime traditions is the presentation of the industry’s High Octane Award and Award of Excellence. Nominations for both awards are now being sought, with a deadline of June 4. The Award of Excellence, established by BBI International in 2000, recognizes …

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2021 Fuel Ethanol Workshop Now Planned for July

Cindy Zimmerman

BBI International is planning a fully in-person 37th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo now scheduled for July 13th through the 15th, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Based on the latest vaccine dissemination information and feedback we have received from our sponsors and exhibitors, BBI International’s leadership team has made the decision to reschedule the event to July to put …

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Virtual FEW to Recognize Ethanol Industry Award Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) coming up next week will recognize recipients of its annual awards during the event’s virtual general session. Doug Tiffany is receiving the FEW Award of Excellence and Doug Durante is this year’s High-Octane Award recipient. Tiffany is the 18th recipient of the Award of Excellence, which recognizes professionals who have made meaningful …

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2020 ACE Conference is Now Virtual

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol will now be holding its Annual Conference as a virtual event in conjunction with the 2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) on September 16, 2020. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the economic hardship it’s brought to bear on the ethanol industry, ACE leadership believes a virtual event, paired with the FEW, will provide …

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