Tag: Growth Energy

Growth Energy releases new biofuels-focused high school curriculum

Growth Energy releases new biofuels-focused high school curriculum

April 18, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy, in partnership with the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE), announced the release of their new curriculum aimed at educating high school students to the world of biofuels. The curriculum is the first industry-supported biofuels curriculum that provides students a guided in-classroom experience and will offer ag educators the tools needed […]

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Debate continues at latest EPA public hearing over proposed ethanol changes

Debate continues at latest EPA public hearing over proposed ethanol changes

March 31, 2019 |

In Michigan, the debate between the oil industry and rural farming continued on Friday during the Environmental Protection Agency public hearing to discuss proposed ethanol policy changes including year-round E15, small refinery exemptions, and RIN reform. RFA, Growth Energy, Fueling Jobs Coalition, American Petroleum Institute and several others had lots to say about the proposed […]

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Growth Energy asks DOT to help expedite biofuel rail deliveries amidst flooding

Growth Energy asks DOT to help expedite biofuel rail deliveries amidst flooding

March 25, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to help expedite rail delivery of biofuels amid historic flooding. The recent flooding has not only had devastating impacts on residents but has delayed the transportation of critical supplies of biofuel, which in turn, could impact consumer fuel costs. In […]

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Growth Energy goes after EPA in court over hardship waivers

Growth Energy goes after EPA in court over hardship waivers

February 5, 2019 |

In Washington, Feedstuffs reports that Growth Energy filed a petition in appeals court in DC regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to boost the 2019 blending mandate following issuance of small refinery hardship exemptions that eroded ethanol demand by cutting the number of RINs required for compliance with the Renewable Fuels Standards. Growth Energy says […]

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Growth Energy says EIA 2019 outlook underscores importance of higher ethanol blends

Growth Energy says EIA 2019 outlook underscores importance of higher ethanol blends

January 28, 2019 |

In Washington, Federal forecasts in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2019 underscore the importance of delivering cleaner, lower cost options to the fuel pump, said Chris Bliley, vice president of regulatory affairs at Growth Energy. “America’s thirst for clean, affordable fuel options is set to remain strong for decades […]

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Behind the scenes with E15 as we peel back the layers

Behind the scenes with E15 as we peel back the layers

October 28, 2018 |

Sometimes we feel like we are living in an alternate universe. You think everything is great – President Trump announces support for year-round E15 and things are looking up for ethanol. Then you open a newspaper (in your hands or on your web browser…) and the Halloween horror begins and you see an article attacking […]

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Growth Energy launches website to promote Unleaded 88 for E15 awareness

Growth Energy launches website to promote Unleaded 88 for E15 awareness

October 3, 2018 |

In Washington, Growth Energy announced the launch of a new consumer-facing website for Unleaded 88 fuel: Unl88.com. Unleaded 88 is the unified brand identify for E15 – a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol – and is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for cars model year 2001 and newer – about 9 out of […]

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US associations submit comments to UK urging adoption of E10

US associations submit comments to UK urging adoption of E10

September 20, 2018 |

In the UK, earlier this week, Growth Energy, the U.S. Grains Council, and the Renewable Fuels Association jointly submitted comments to the United Kingdom’s (UK) Department of Transport as it considers implementing a nationwide E10 ethanol blend. The comments, submitted on Sept. 16, highlight the proven benefits of ethanol for fuel and draw on the […]

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Hard labor for Labor Day – Biofuel fraud criminals behind bars

Hard labor for Labor Day – Biofuel fraud criminals behind bars

September 2, 2018 |

While Labor Day in the U.S. started in the late 19th century to honor the American labor movement, today we are dealing with biofuel fraud cases that might lead to hard labor in prison. Biofuel fraud is making it to mainstream media with Friday night’s CBS News airing a segment featuring biofuels fraud whistleblower, Alex […]

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Growth Energy says more than 5 billion miles driven on E15

Growth Energy says more than 5 billion miles driven on E15

July 10, 2018 |

In Washington, Growth Energy announced that American drivers have logged 5 billion miles on E15. The latest milestone was reached in the midst of Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) restrictions on the sale E15 fuel across most of the country. During summer months consumers only have access to E15 in Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) markets or if […]

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