Tag: E15

Iowa Legislature OKs E15 infrastructure investments for Iowa Renewable Fuels grants

Iowa Legislature OKs E15 infrastructure investments for Iowa Renewable Fuels grants

June 6, 2015 |

In Iowa, the state legislature passed legislation that allows E15 infrastructure investments to become eligible for Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure grants. Previously, the infrastructure program funds were only available for blender pumps and dispensers offering E85. However, the new provision allows funds to be used for dispensing equipment upgrades that make registered E15 available to 2001 […]

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E15 Fuel Now Available in Orlando Area as Kissimmee Citgo, Protec Fuel launch product

E15 Fuel Now Available in Orlando Area as Kissimmee Citgo, Protec Fuel launch product

May 23, 2015 |

In Florida, Kissimmee Citgo and Protec Fuel have launched the first 88-octane E15 ethanol blend fuel available in Orlando, E15 can run in any 2001 and newer gasoline engine and costs less than regular gas. The station also sells E85 fuel and B20 biodiesel fuel, which makes it important in the growth of emissions-reducing, renewable […]

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Chicago’s E15 bill resuscitated from certain death

Chicago’s E15 bill resuscitated from certain death

May 21, 2015 |

In Illinois, the controversial bill that would apply E15 to about 100 gas stations across Chicago is still alive after a move earlier this week in the city council that saved it from being wiped off the slate as happens with all old legislation from a previous session. The bill’s main proponent who co-signed the […]

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Two more E15 outlets launched in Iowa

Two more E15 outlets launched in Iowa

May 18, 2015 |

In Iowa, two additional Kum & Go locations in the greater Des Moines-area are now offering E15 to 2001 and newer vehicles. The most recent Kum & Go stations offering registered E15 are located at 5830 SE 14th St. in Des Moines and 165 SW Magazine Rd. in Ankeny. On April 27, 2015, Kum & […]

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Clean the Air Chicago launches E15 campaign for fuel retailers

Clean the Air Chicago launches E15 campaign for fuel retailers

May 4, 2015 |

In Illinois, Clean the Air Chicago—proponents of the E15 mandate for Chicago—have released a video exploring the benefits of E15 for fuel retailers, a segment of the industry that has been pushing against the policy for fear of rising costs and reducing competitiveness. The page also answers a host of questions to help clear the […]

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Kum & Go to offer E15 at Iowa gas stations

Kum & Go to offer E15 at Iowa gas stations

April 28, 2015 |

In Iowa, Kum & Go announced that it will begin offering E15 as a fuel option. The first station, located at 7229 University Avenue in Windsor Heights, Iowa will open on April 30. Over the next two years, Kum & Go plans to make E15 available at more than 65 stores across Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, […]

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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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Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduces bill to extend RVP volatility waiver to E15

Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduces bill to extend RVP volatility waiver to E15

April 20, 2015 |

In Washington, Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) has introduced legislation to extend the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to E15, allowing retailers to offer E15 without restriction and provide greater consumer choice for motorists. Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, issued a statement of support for the legislation, stating that “this has been a major […]

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Zimbabwe cuts E15 blend to E5 on ethanol shortage

Zimbabwe cuts E15 blend to E5 on ethanol shortage

April 9, 2015 |

In Zimbabwe, fuel prices at the pump have risen in recent weeks as ethanol supply shortages have cut the E15 blends down to E5. Policy was meant to support E20 blends from March but incessant rains have kept equipment from harvesting cane to produce ethanol, so the blend was reduced. National policy allows for the […]

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Iowa RFA happy with Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act to extend E15 approval

Iowa RFA happy with Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act to extend E15 approval

March 30, 2015 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) applauded Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for introducing S.889, the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act, that would extend the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 1 psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to E15, just as the Agency has done for E10, allowing E15 to […]

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