October 19, 2020

UAI: Vehicle emissions testing shows ethanol blends are cleaner

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Business, RetailerUrban Air Technical Director Steve Vander Griend recently conducted a PEMS test for the 3DATX Corp. Cannon Ball Run promotion. In UAI’s testing, emissions were lower with the E30 compared to the E10 and the vehicles benefited from the higher octane. READ MORE

October 15, 2020

Campaign launches in Colorado Springs to promote use of E15

BY Colorado Corn Administrative Committee Found In:Markets, RetailerWhen it's time for your next fuel stop, look for the blue hose and fill your tank with sustainable and environmentally-friendly E15, also known as eblend, gasoline to save money and the environment with every mile you drive. READ MORE

October 08, 2020

USDA names recipients of $22 million in HBIIP awards

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA on Oct. 8 announced an initial round of awards under its $100 million Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. The agency awarded $22 million to 40 recipients in 14 states. Additional awards are expected to be announced soon. READ MORE

October 03, 2020

Opinion: The UK and Decarbonizing Transport

BY Brian Healy Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThrough expanded ethanol use, the U.K. has an opportunity to meet its decarbonization objectives and support the domestic facilities that have gone offline. The country should build on its established technical knowledge for E5 as it moves to E10. READ MORE

October 01, 2020

Fuel retailers and consumers fuel up for cancer research

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Business, RetailerThroughout October, drivers can help Fuel the Cure for breast cancer by filling up with higher blends of ethanol at participating locations. More than 35 Nebraska gas stations will donate 3 cents for every gallon of higher ethanol blends sold. READ MORE

September 30, 2020

OPINION: How much will it cost to change to E15? Really?

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerThe 121 applicants to the USDA's HBIIP are waiting to hear if they are going to get a portion of the program's $100 million in funding. Those who didn't apply, however, should know the cost to offer higher ethanol blends is likely affordable. READ MORE

September 30, 2020

OPINION: Policy advances good news for retailers

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development, Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, Policy, RetailerTwo recent legislative advances and a presidential announcement promise to help not only the ethanol industry, but retailers who want to provide more smart fuel choices for consumers at the pump, according to the RFA. READ MORE

September 30, 2020

OPINION: E15 retail market grows 10% in 2020

BY Sara Brenden, senior manager of market development and events, Growth Energy Found In:Business, RetailerGrowing consumer demand for E15 has resulted in the number of retail locations offering the fuel, increasing more than 10 percent in 2020. This growth has occurred during one of the most challenging fuel markets in the past 30 years. READ MORE

September 24, 2020

Bustos introduces Next Generation Fuels Act

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Policy, RetailerRep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., on Sept. 24 introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, a bill that establishes a minimum octane standard for gasoline and requires sources of added octane value to reduce carbon emissions by at least 30 percent. READ MORE