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NASCAR, American Ethanol highlight benefits of E15 ethanol at 5-year partnership mark

NASCAR, American Ethanol highlight benefits of E15 ethanol at 5-year partnership mark

April 26, 2015 |

In Virginia, for five years and more than seven million miles, American Ethanol and NASCAR have worked together to increase horsepower and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in the sport by 20 percent with Sunoco Green E15, a renewable fuel blended with American Ethanol. “In 2011, we made the seamless transition to Sunoco Green E15 and […]

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Illinois could reduce carbon emissions 663K tons/yr with E15 ethanol: report

Illinois could reduce carbon emissions 663K tons/yr with E15 ethanol: report

April 26, 2015 |

In Illinois, a new analysis from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s principal research economist, Dr. Steffen Mueller, found that giving Illinois consumers more access to cleaner fuel options such as E15 (gasoline with 15 percent ethanol blend) would provide significant environmental benefits – reducing carbon pollution from Illinois by up to 663,646 tons per […]

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Ethanol stocks hit 4 week high as 2015 sales lag 2% behind 2014

Ethanol stocks hit 4 week high as 2015 sales lag 2% behind 2014

April 26, 2015 |

In Washington, according to EIA data as analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 930,000 barrels per day —or 39.06 million gallons daily. That is up 6,000 b/d from the week before, but still well below the year-to-date average of 951,000 b/d. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 935,000 b/d for […]

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Brazilian ethanol imports into Florida boosts nationwide stocks to 7-week high

Brazilian ethanol imports into Florida boosts nationwide stocks to 7-week high

April 23, 2015 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Agency reported an average of 53,000 barrels per day of ethanol imports last week following a massive import of Brazilian ethanol into Florida. The imports pushed nationwide stocks to a seven week high of 21.342 million barrels, up 697,000 barrels on the week. The vast majority of that was in […]

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Aventine ships first BNSF unit-train of ethanol from Aurora

Aventine ships first BNSF unit-train of ethanol from Aurora

April 23, 2015 |

In Illinois, Aventine Renewable Energy announced its first BNSF unit-train shipment of ethanol produced at its two ethanol facilities in Aurora, Nebraska. On April 19 Aventine’s first unit train pulled out of Aurora heading to Birmingham, Alabama. The ethanol will be blended in gasoline to enhance octane, and will also help reduce America’s dependence on foreign […]

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Queensland warms up to ethanol again but Katter says it’s not enough

Queensland warms up to ethanol again but Katter says it’s not enough

April 23, 2015 |

In Australia, Queensland will publish a decision paper on using ethanol in the state, a move welcomed by Canegrowers but criticized by MP Rob Katter for not going far enough by issuing a blending mandate under an independent commission. Pushing for an ethanol mandate is one of his party’s key negotiating points. An assistance and […]

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Thai Agro Industry looks to acquire two more ethanol plants

Thai Agro Industry looks to acquire two more ethanol plants

April 22, 2015 |

In Thailand, Thai Agro Industry is looking to acquire an additional 200,000 liters per day of ethanol production, boosting its total daily production capacity to 550,000 liters, with the purchase of two ethanol plants located in the central part of the country. They use molasses as feedstock, have licenses to operate but aren’t yet ready […]

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Urban Air Initiative says recent EPA studies continue to vilify ethanol

Urban Air Initiative says recent EPA studies continue to vilify ethanol

April 21, 2015 |

In Washington, EPA published two studies recently; defending its stance that ethanol increases toxic emissions. However, if you follow the same flawed formula, you get the same flawed results, warned representatives of the Urban Air Initiative. “After careful analysis of the fuels used in the two studies that were published by the Society of Automotive […]

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European Commission confirms antitrust raids on Spanish ethanol producer

European Commission confirms antitrust raids on Spanish ethanol producer

April 21, 2015 |

In Belgium, the European Commission confirmed that on March 24, 2015, Commission officials carried out an unannounced inspection in Spain at the premises of a company active in the production, distribution and trading of ethanol, a biofuel. It follows inspections that the Commission and the EFTA Surveillance Authority undertook in May 2013 in the crude oil, […]

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DOT makes voluntary rule mandatory on speed limit for ethanol rail cars in urban areas

DOT makes voluntary rule mandatory on speed limit for ethanol rail cars in urban areas

April 20, 2015 |

In Washington, the Dept. of Transportation has issued new rules requiring train shipments carrying more than 35 cars of ethanol and oil products or an uninterrupted block of 20 cars carrying the fuel must slow down to 40 mph in urban areas with more than 100,000 people, making a formerly voluntary rule mandatory. The rule […]

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