The Scoop Blog

February 08, 2016

Blog: More details on the high octane story

BY Holly JessenSome stories are more interesting and fun to write than others. For me, the one that just went live on our website, about opportunities for optimized vehicles and midlevel ethanol blends, was one of the good ones. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

Blog: Whatever happened with that story?

BY Holly JessenHave you ever remembered a news story you read a while back and wondered, hey, I wonder what the outcome of that was? Did that new business survive and thrive? Did that court case ever get decided and who came out the victor? READ MORE

January 25, 2016

Blog: Stoves that save, update on Haiti and beyond

BY Holly JessenReaders may remember a story from the July issue of EPM, about Poet partnering with an organization bringing clean-burning ethanol cook stoves to Haiti. Here's more about what's happening now, in Haiti and with other similar projects. READ MORE

January 18, 2016

Blog: Reflecting on MOVES2014, new intern

BY Holly JessenNews that a new analysis of the MOVES2014 emissions model gave it a bad grade is just the first step in many that will need to happen before ethanol gets a fair shake. Still, it's a move (sorry, couldn't help it) worth celebrating! READ MORE

January 11, 2016

Blogging, from a writer's perspective

BY Holly JessenFor the last two years, I've been writing one blog a week, with a few breaks for maternity leave, vacation and other reasons. Today I decided to reflect back on what I've gotten out of the experience. READ MORE

January 04, 2016

Blog: Most-read feature stories of 2015

BY Holly JessenAnother year has come and gone. It's a good time to reflect on the past year, before speeding ahead with the new year. READ MORE

December 28, 2015

Blog: Looking for a happy New Year for ethanol industry

BY Holly JessenIt's time to move on from Christmas and into the next year. Here are a few of the things I'm wishing for, as far as the ethanol industry goes, in 2016. READ MORE

December 21, 2015

Blog: Non-FFV owners using E85, part 2

BY Holly JessenFun fact: How many of my readers are aware that my 2 year old was born at home, with her daddy, a midwife and a doula there supporting me? And, yes, to answer the question I get asked when I say I had a home birth, it was on purpose. READ MORE

December 07, 2015

Blog: Company helps non-FFV vehicle owners use E85

BY Holly JessenThe E85 conversion kit featured in Pump the movie can be installed in 90 percent of vehicles. Here’s how the U.S. based company that developed and markets that kit got its start. READ MORE

November 30, 2015

Blog: Industry making positive progress, even as it waits

BY Holly JessenThere may be speed bumps in the road ahead, yes, and the ethanol industry will continue to change and evolve, certainly. But this industry has been through that before and it will make it through again. READ MORE

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