The Scoop Blog

June 29, 2015

Blog: Project to restart idled ethanol plant has deep impact on student

BY Holly JessenThis week, we'll hear from someone that was part of a project to restart an idled ethanol plant in 2013. It was an ambitious and interesting effort and I'm sorry to hear it wasn't ultimately successful. READ MORE

June 22, 2015

Blog: Talking to critics about gas mileage, other misconceptions about ethanol

BY Holly JessenThe ethanol industry is often portrayed as greedy and evil, out to push its fuel on consumers no matter the consequences. What's the reality? The oil industry is fighting hard, and fighting dirty, to keep control of the fuel marketplace at any cost. READ MORE

June 15, 2015

Blog: E15 momentum increases, one state, one station at a time

BY Holly JessenI've been noticing some really good news on the E15 front recently. Here's a rundown of some notable E15 news from recent weeks and months. READ MORE

June 08, 2015

Blog: Talking tomatoes, corn fiber, feedstock selection

BY Holly JessenUnless this is the first time you’ve ever read my blog and you aren’t part of the ethanol industry, you probably already know last week was the FEW. It's always a busy and exciting time and this year was no exception. READ MORE

June 01, 2015

It’s finally FEW time

BY Holly JessenIt’s the first day of FEW. To be specific, today the Ethanol 101 pre-conference and the expo grand opening and welcome reception are happening. Tomorrow is the general session and many panel presentations, which continue through Wednesday. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

Meet the EPM staff at FEW, nominate an operations rock star

BY Holly JessenThe 31st annual FEW is just days away. Learn more about your chance to meet the EPM staff at FEW as well as sending me nominations for an article I’m writing for the August issue of the magazine. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

Blog: Adding E15 and E15 only at a retail station

BY Holly JessenDoes the cost of adding blender pumps and other new equipment to sell E15 and other higher ethanol blends seem high? Don’t worry, there’s another option for retailers that are ready to add E15 to their product list. READ MORE

May 11, 2015

Blog: What does it take to get E15 at a retail station?

BY Holly JessenAnother reader question prompted this week's blog. This time it was a gas station owner, whose family has been in the business since 1922, asking about the cost of E85-compatible tanks. READ MORE

May 04, 2015

E15 video promises to pack a punch with retailers

BY Holly JessenThe staff of Ethanol Producer Magazine has been watching the situation in Chicago closely. Now, a new video has been released, introducing gas retailers from the Windy City to gas retailers that have found success with E15. READ MORE

April 27, 2015

Blog: Smartphone app, on the racetrack for ethanol education

BY Holly JessenA small company is using out-of-the-box marketing to reach members of the public as well as spread the word about cavitation. READ MORE

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