Tag: E85

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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Taxing virtue as sin: US tax rate on E85 renewable fuel soars past 100%

Taxing virtue as sin: US tax rate on E85 renewable fuel soars past 100%

July 27, 2016 |

The US passed a dubious and historic milestone this week. The tax rate on E85 renewable fuels now exceeds 100% in some formulations. By comparison, the tax rate on E10 renewable fuel is running at an estimated 41% and the tax rate on straight gasoline is running at an estimated 35%. As Shakespeare observed in […]

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US E85 wholesale price drops to 50% off US wholesale ethanol-free gasoline

US E85 wholesale price drops to 50% off US wholesale ethanol-free gasoline

May 15, 2016 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s E85 Wholesale Price Listing Program is showing E85 prices as low as $0.79 per gallon, compared to $1.36 for E10 and $1.59 for ethanol-free gasoline. The IRFA publishes Monday’s wholesale E85 prices every Tuesday. E85 is defined in state law as a blend of between 70 and 85 […]

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Wholesale E85 ethanol prices drops to $0.68 per gallon

Wholesale E85 ethanol prices drops to $0.68 per gallon

March 6, 2016 |

In Iowa, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association is reporting that wholesale E85 pricing has dropped as low as $0.68 per gallon, as the group re-launched its E85 Wholesale Price Listing Program is available here.

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E85 vehicles slow to pick up in Finland but new St1 Biofuels plant could help

E85 vehicles slow to pick up in Finland but new St1 Biofuels plant could help

January 13, 2016 |

In Finland, just 3,400 E85 vehicles were sold in 2015 through September compared to 146,000 new cars registered during the whole year. The figure may look small, but its part of a wider movement towards alternative fuel vehicles, which saw a 40% increase in 2015. With St1 Biofuels’ new 10 million liter sawdust-based ethanol plant […]

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ACE says biofuel tax credits for fuel station owners to boost availability of E85

ACE says biofuel tax credits for fuel station owners to boost availability of E85

December 28, 2015 |

In Washington, bipartisan congressional approval of recent legislation restoring tax credits for retail fuel station owners who buy equipment to offer alternative fuels, could further increase availability of E85 and profitability for retailers, says American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty. The consolidated appropriations act signed into law last week extended the Alternative […]

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The crushing burden of hidden taxes on E85 renewable fuel

The crushing burden of hidden taxes on E85 renewable fuel

December 17, 2015 |

There’s historic news out now — that E85 fuel is available on a wholesale basis for less than 85 cents per gallon. The Anderson’s in Denison, Iowa are wholesaling E85 for $0.84, and Little Sioux Corn Processors are right there at $0.85, with Absolute Energy not far behind at $0.89 per gallon. On a wholesale […]

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Pearson Fuels to supply E85 to five more gas stations around Sacramento

Pearson Fuels to supply E85 to five more gas stations around Sacramento

August 12, 2015 |

In California, Pearson Fuels is announcing its new supply agreements with five additional gas stations in and around the Sacramento metropolitan area. On Wednesday, August 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pearson and their retail station partners will offer E85 ethanol flex fuel for 85 cents per gallon. The event is intended to introduce more […]

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