Tag: E15

Louisiana becomes 29th state to adopt E15 ethanol

Louisiana becomes 29th state to adopt E15 ethanol

March 19, 2017 |

The state of Louisiana has become the 29th state to offer consumers what Growth Energy termed “a better choice at the pump – gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol known as E15.” E15 saves consumers an average of 5 to 10 cents per gallon and burns cleaner and cooler than regular gasoline, allowing engines to […]

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Congressmen reintroduce bill to allow year-round E15

Congressmen reintroduce bill to allow year-round E15

March 6, 2017 |

In Washington, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) reintroduced legislation to broaden fuel choices for retailers and consumers by expanding the existing waiver of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations related to the Reid Vapor Pressure of motor vehicle fuel, which E10 received in 1990, to include E15. “By restricting retailers’ ability to […]

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European biodiesel soars on potential US year-round E15 approval

European biodiesel soars on potential US year-round E15 approval

March 1, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, FAME 0 biodiesel prices soared $22 per metric ton to $431 and RME followed suit rising $23/ton to $459 following a stronger BO-GO price of $261.86, more than $50 higher, on the expectation that a potential deal to allow E15 sales year-round in the US would boost demand for biodiesel. The White […]

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Growth Energy says more than 500 million miles driven on E15

Growth Energy says more than 500 million miles driven on E15

January 5, 2017 |

In Washington, Growth Energy announced that the most tested fuel in history, E15, has reached a remarkable milestone. Based on sales and consumption data reported over the past 12 months by major gasoline retailers, drivers across the United States have more than 500 million miles driven on E15, highlighting the fuel’s performance, safety, and value […]

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RFA says more than 80% of new 2017 model cars E15 compatible

RFA says more than 80% of new 2017 model cars E15 compatible

November 30, 2016 |

In Washington, more than 80 percent of new 2017 model year (MY) vehicles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use 15 percent ethanol blends (E15), according to an analysis of warranty statements and owner’s manuals conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). That is up from last year, when approximately 70 percent of MY2016 […]

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12th E15, E85 outlet opens under Virgina-Maryland program

12th E15, E85 outlet opens under Virgina-Maryland program

October 30, 2016 |

In Virginia, the 12th E15 and E85 Biofuel outlet, under a Virginia Maryland BIP Grant prigra, opened at Sheetz in Manassas. The USDA Biofuel Infrastructure Project Grant (USDA BIP Grant), has provided nearly $5 million to install ethanol refueling infrastructure in Virginia and Maryland. The Virginia-Maryland collaboration was the only multi-state proposal selected for award. […]

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Zimbabwe energy regulator stocks up on ethanol to keep E15 through rainy season

Zimbabwe energy regulator stocks up on ethanol to keep E15 through rainy season

October 26, 2016 |

In Zimbabwe, the country’s energy regulator has begun stocking up on ethanol supplies in case there are future challenges with the main produce Green Fuel so that the market doesn’t suffer from shocks as it has during the past year when production was limited due to the rainy season. The ethanol blend is back up […]

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RaceTrac latest to join the E15 family

RaceTrac latest to join the E15 family

October 12, 2016 |

In Florida, RaceTrac announced on Tuesday that it has expanded E15 sales to four locations in Florida, giving consumers access to a higher biofuel blend. RaceTrac recently joined a list of major retailers as part of the Prime the Pump initiative, which works in collaboration with Growth Energy to expand consumer choice for higher blends […]

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E85prices.com adds E15 to its options

E85prices.com adds E15 to its options

October 7, 2016 |

In Washington, the website E85prices.com, managed by the Renewable Fuels Association, is including E15 in its services. The website, a crowdsourced service, now allows consumers to toggle between E15 and E85, locating information and reporting prices on either fuel blend. The improvements also allow consumers to review E15 prices reported by others, price spreads for each state, […]

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Growth Energy pushing E15 in light of oil pipeline spills

Growth Energy pushing E15 in light of oil pipeline spills

September 21, 2016 |

In Washington, a September 9 leak in the Colonial pipeline, which supplies gasoline to many states in the southeast and east coast has resulted not only in gasoline shortages, but also price spikes at the pump. As workers act to fix the leak and remediate the environmental consequences of a 336,000-gallon gasoline spill, Emily Skor, […]

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