Tag: E85

US spread between E85 ethanol, gasoline reaches all-time high

US spread between E85 ethanol, gasoline reaches all-time high

November 10, 2017 |

In Washington, according to crowd-sourced data from the Renewable Fuels Association’s E85prices.com, the national price spread between regular unleaded and E85 has never been greater in the 17 years of tracking on the website. That price differential is currently at 33% for the month of November, or more than 8 percentage points higher than any […]

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RFA Launches ‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest to Report Prices

RFA Launches ‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest to Report Prices

May 28, 2017 |

In Washington, reporting prices for higher ethanol blends this summer could win consumers $50 in free fuel per day. Beginning on Memorial Day, the Renewable Fuels Association is launching an “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest, allowing both retailers and consumers to report the price posted for E85 and other ethanol blends. To enter, consumers must […]

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RFA unveils summer E85 price reporting contest

RFA unveils summer E85 price reporting contest

May 25, 2017 |

In Washington, reporting prices for higher ethanol blends this summer could win you $50 in free fuel per day. Beginning on Memorial Day, the Renewable Fuels Association is launching an “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest, allowing both retailers and consumers to report the price posted for E85 and other ethanol blends. To enter, consumers must […]

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Hi Octane Fans and Ethanol Haters

Hi Octane Fans and Ethanol Haters

May 4, 2017 |

Now it is springtime and the water is high on the Crooked River in north central Oregon, but you’ll find the anglers there all the same. If they are not casting today  on the most beautiful stretch of rainbow trout-heavy river in America, you can find them unlocking the secrets caches of the caddisfly, and […]

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80% of 2017 US vehicles now have automaker E15 approval: report

80% of 2017 US vehicles now have automaker E15 approval: report

December 4, 2016 |

In Washington, a report issued by the Renewable Fuels Association found that more than 80 percent of new 2017 model year vehicles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use 15 percent ethanol blends. RFA notes that the figure last year was 70 percent. In addition, Hyundai Motor Company has approved the use of E15 […]

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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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Swedish biofuel tax cuts lead to increased trucker demand but motorists unaware

Swedish biofuel tax cuts lead to increased trucker demand but motorists unaware

October 25, 2016 |

In Sweden, motorists haven’t noticed the tax cuts applied to E85 on August 1 and as such haven’t increased their consumption as much as commercial drivers have thanks to tax cuts on 100% biodiesel. Consumption of B100 reached annual highs in August and was 33% higher than July 2015 sales for rapeseed-based biodiesel and 23% […]

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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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Propel Fuels says E85 uptake in California on the rise

Propel Fuels says E85 uptake in California on the rise

September 14, 2016 |

In California, California’s Big Oil disrupting climate-change policies have been extended to 2030, and the state now leads the nation in low carbon fuel retail volumes with more than 14 million gallons of E85 Flex Fuel sold in 2015. This increase was led by Propel Fuels, the top retailer of low carbon fuels in the […]

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Indiana promoting E85 as part of bicentennial celebrations

Indiana promoting E85 as part of bicentennial celebrations

September 12, 2016 |

In Indiana, the state’s corn marketing council is sponsoring the use of E85 in a torch that is being run throughout the state’s 92 counties in a relay over the next 35 days in celebration of the Indiana’s bicentennial. The use of E85 is a way to show the importance of corn to the state’s […]

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