Tag: E85

E85 now sold at more than 5,000 gas stations

E85 now sold at more than 5,000 gas stations

March 23, 2020 |

In Washington, the number of fuel stations now offering Flex Fuel E85 has reached an important milestone, as a Casey’s store in Ankeny, Iowa, became the 5,000th station nationwide to sell E85. While offering significantly lower emissions than traditional fuel, the E85 flex fuel blend also offers a price advantage to consumers. “Reaching the 5,000-station […]

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Minnesota corn growers launch Better Fuel Initiative promoting E15 and E85

Minnesota corn growers launch Better Fuel Initiative promoting E15 and E85

February 10, 2020 |

In Minnesota, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is building a future of better transportation fuels for all Minnesotans by launching the Better Fuel Initiative. The initiative will promote the adoption of state policies, raise awareness, drive research and increase infrastructure with the aim to meet environmental goals through the use of biofuels. The Better […]

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Thailand to phase out subsidies on biodiesel and E10-E85 blends

Thailand to phase out subsidies on biodiesel and E10-E85 blends

December 9, 2019 |

In Thailand, the Bangkok Post newspaper reports that Energy Fund Administration Institute plans to stop subsidizing E85 sometime in 2020 after a decade of trying to get motors to use the fuel. The agency is also planning to roll back subsidies on 10% and 20% ethanol blends as well as biodiesel. With the subsidies in […]

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French ethanol sales soar on back of ethanol kit installations

French ethanol sales soar on back of ethanol kit installations

August 7, 2019 |

In France, local news reports that ethanol sales have increased by 50% over the past year on the back of increased availability and installation of E85 fuel kits in vehicles that allows them to use higher ethanol blends. Depending on the kit, it can cost between 500 and 1,600 euros which is later paid back […]

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RFA releases updated brochure with latest flex fuel models

RFA releases updated brochure with latest flex fuel models

December 9, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association updated its annual flex fuel vehicles brochure to help consumers find out if their vehicle can run on up to 85 percent ethanol (E85). The brochure compiles the FFV models available in the current model year (MY2019), as well as previous years going back as far as MY1998. […]

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RFA says federally-regulated fleets more than doubled E85 use between 2010-2016

RFA says federally-regulated fleets more than doubled E85 use between 2010-2016

May 16, 2018 |

In Washington, a Renewable Fuels Association analysis of recently released U.S. Energy Information Administration data shows that federally-regulated fleets more than doubled their usage of E85 (85 percent ethanol, 15 percent gasoline) and other flex fuels between 2010 and 2016. According to the EIA data, federally-regulated fleets, including government and transit agencies, used 17.9 million […]

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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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