The Scoop Blog

September 15, 2014

Exciting news in the cellulosic world

BY Holly JessenThe grand opening of a cellulosic ethanol plant like Project Liberty is exciting stuff because the second generation industry is still so new. Here’s what’s happening with some other commercial-scale advanced biofuel projects. READ MORE

August 29, 2014

Highlighting those that 'get it'

BY Holly JessenYes, there are lawmakers that don’t get it when it comes to biofuels. They’re stuck on lies and propaganda pushed forward by Big Oil. But two recent announcements remind us that it’s not all controversy and negativity. READ MORE

August 25, 2014

Celebrating good news stories

BY Holly JessenIn the last couple of weeks I’ve covered some undeniably good news stories. I have to say, those kinds of stories are a lot more fun to write than stories about bankruptcies, idled plants and tight margins. READ MORE

August 18, 2014

Such a sweet thing

BY Holly JessenThe cover crop potential for corn production is just one example of the many interesting things to learn about when writing about the ethanol industry. READ MORE

August 11, 2014

Past FEW scholarship winner now consultant

BY Holly JessenThe presentation of scholarship money has been part of the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo since the early 2000s. The focus of today’s blog is a scholarship winner from eight years ago. READ MORE

August 04, 2014

Pain at the 'Pump' subject of new documentary

BY Holly JessenA new documentary, "Pump," invites viewers to get mad and get motivated about fuel choice. READ MORE

July 28, 2014

E85 app helps users track cost, emissions data

BY Holly JessenI get to meet some really interesting people through my job at Ethanol Producer Magazine. A while ago, I received an email from a Ph.D. candidate that developed a free iPhone app for FFV drivers. READ MORE

July 21, 2014

Ethanol, part of the winning strategy

BY Holly JessenI can't help but think that, perhaps someday, the winning vehicle designs of the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions can be mass produced and sold to consumers like you and me. READ MORE

July 14, 2014

Good, good news in the ethanol industry

BY Holly JessenI love writing about and hearing about good news stories in the ethanol industry. Here at my blog, I like to take the opportunity to highlight those stories. READ MORE

July 07, 2014

Going deeper than Smurf reasoning on E85 prices

BY Holly JessenFor critics, it's easy to make a knee jerk assumption that puts ethanol in a bad light. However, if they took the time to look deeper, they'd see there's much more to the story. READ MORE

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