January 21, 2021

2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo moves to July

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBBI International has announced that the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the ethanol industry's largest conference, will be held July 13-15 in Minneapolis. The event was originally scheduled to be held in mid-June. READ MORE

January 13, 2021

Fuel retailers, drivers raise thousands for local cancer center

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerIn the past three years, fuel retailers across Nebraska have raised more than $18,000 for cancer research as part of “Fuel the Cure.” During October, when drivers chose higher blends of ethanol fuel, gas stations donated 3 cents per gallon. READ MORE

January 07, 2021

OPINION: USDA HBIIP 2020 year-end free money clearance!

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA's Higher Blends Infrastructure and Incentive Program has some money left over, and the agency is offering fuel retailers a rare second chance to submit applications. The current application period is open through Jan. 19. READ MORE

January 06, 2021

OPINION: Have equipment needs? These incentive programs can help

BY Robert White, vice president of industry relations, Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerIntroducing higher blends of ethanol with the support of incentive programs might be a way for fuel retailers who need to install new equipment, convert or retrofit older equipment, or meet EMV compliance lower their equipment costs. READ MORE

January 04, 2021

USGC promotes ethanol’s air quality, human health benefits

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAs the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 push air quality and climate issues to center stage, the U.S. Grains Council is continuing its work to demonstrate the environmental benefits of ethanol to global stakeholders. READ MORE

December 28, 2020

Trump signs COVID-19 relief, tax extenders package

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerPresident Trump on Dec. 27 signed a legislative package that includes tax extenders, $900 billion in COVID-19 relief, and government funding, averting a government shutdown and providing potential COVID-19 relief to biofuel producers. READ MORE

December 22, 2020

Opinion: Accelerating Demand

BY Brian Jennings Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe American Coalition for Ethanol is ready to execute on Accelerate, a roadmap for sparking new demand for ethanol. The plan is built around implementing new clean fuel policies, protecting what already exists and growing ethanol markets globally. READ MORE

December 17, 2020

USDA to open 30-day application period for HBIIP on Dec. 21

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA has announced it will open a new 30-day application period for the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive program on Dec. 21. The RFA, Growth Energy and ACE say they are ready and willing to help retailers apply for the program. READ MORE

December 14, 2020

OMB updates timelines for 2021 RFS, E15 label rules

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy, RetailerInformation released by the White House Office of Management and budget indicates the a proposed rule to set 2021 RVOs under the RFS could be released soon. A rulemaking is also underway to alter E15 labeling requirements. READ MORE