Tweet In Zimbabwe, all gasoline must contain a minimum of 15% ethanol as of Nov. 30, with a 10-day grace period for retailers to increase the ethanol volumes at the pump. The country has been successively boosting the amount of ethanol in gasoline since the summer, first with a 5% mandate and then a 10% […]
Tweet In Nevada, at the annual National Association of Convenience Stores Show in Las Vegas last week, Growth Energy announced that NASCAR has run more than three million miles on Sunoco Green E15. In order to increase awareness of ethanol and dispel myths about the renewable domestic fuel, Growth Energy and the National Corn Growers […]
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Tweet In Minnesota, Penn Mobil is the first gasoline station is offer E15 in the state, and is offering it 15 cents per gallon cheaper than regular unleaded—which is E10 anyway. At least four independent gas stations owners are going on their own under a new brand they’re creating called Minnoco. The state has 21 […]
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Tweet In Washington, after carefully reviewing 43 studies on the effects of E15 on engine durability, emissions, and other factors, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) issued a report finding that the available literature “…did not show meaningful differences between E15 and E10 in any performance category.
Tweet In Missouri, a state legislature committee has blocked a proposal seeking to allow E15, though not mandate it. The move is more of a temporary moratorium rather than a true block, however. The full legislature is expected to vote on the proposal when it reconvenes in January.
Tweet In Zimbabwe, Green Fuel may help to fund the country’s 2013-2014 agricultural season, with the government increasing the mandatory ethanol blend rate from 5% to 15% in turn. The company currently has a monopoly on ethanol production, so the increase could result in huge profits for the company. Zimbabwe has already announced a more […]
Tweet In North Dakota, the state will become the ninth state to offer E15 blended gasoline. The announcement, made jointly by Gov. Jack Dalrymple and key players from North Dakota’s agriculture and ethanol industries, was made on Sept. 23. Since then, the fuel has become available at six stations across the state. More on […]
Tweet In Washington, Fuels America’s new poll found that 82% of US adults support having E15, at their local gas stations. The poll also showed that more than three-quarters (76 percent) want access to even higher ethanol fuel blends, such as E20 or E30 (20 or 30 percent ethanol). A whopping 79 percent believe that the […]