Tag: RFA

RFA launches E15 awareness campaign ahead of year-round blending

RFA launches E15 awareness campaign ahead of year-round blending

January 15, 2019 |

In Washington, with less than five months before the start of the summer driving season, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has launched an awareness campaign to educate consumers and policymakers about the benefits of E15 (a gasoline blend containing 15% ethanol) in anticipation of the blend being available year-round. The campaign kicked off this week […]

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Ethanol production declines to smallest volume in 37 weeks

Ethanol production declines to smallest volume in 37 weeks

January 13, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production declined 1.1% to the smallest volume in 37 weeks at an average of 1.000 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.00 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production settled lower at 1.025 million b/d for an annualized […]

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Ethanol production lowest volume in 11 weeks

Ethanol production lowest volume in 11 weeks

January 6, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production contracted 3.0% to the lowest volume in 11 weeks at an average of 1.011 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.46 million gallons daily, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production softened at 1.036 million b/d for an annualized rate […]

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Ethanol production remains unchanged

Ethanol production remains unchanged

December 22, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.046 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.93 million gallons daily, —unchanged from the week before, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production rose to 1.053 million b/d for an annualized rate of 16.14 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol […]

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Happy Holidays for many thanks to 2018 Farm Bill

Happy Holidays for many thanks to 2018 Farm Bill

December 22, 2018 |

The 2018 Farm Bill, more formally known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed by President Trump on Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue’s birthday last week. So what does it mean? What stays the same? What changes? What’s the reaction? First, you can see what President Trump had to say at the signing […]

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Ethanol production 3.9% lower than last year at this time

Ethanol production 3.9% lower than last year at this time

December 15, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.046 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 43.93 million gallons daily, down 23,000 b/d (2.2%) from the prior week and 42,000 b/d (3.9%) lower than last year at this time, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. The four-week average for ethanol production pared back […]

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Burgeoning U.S. Ethanol Exports Third Highest on Record

Burgeoning U.S. Ethanol Exports Third Highest on Record

December 9, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. ethanol exports totaled 175.4 million gallons (mg) in October, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). This is nearly double (up 95%) September exports and the third highest monthly total on record—only surpassed by February (218.7 mg) and March (215.1 mg) of this year. Shipments […]

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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 hardship waivers led to $2.3 billion in industry losses between February and August

RFA says hardship waivers led to $2.3 billion in industry losses between February and August

November 26, 2018 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association estimates that demand destruction for ethanol resulting from hardship waivers granted by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2017 led to a loss of $2.3 billion in revenues for the ethanol industry between February and August 2018. RFA analysis shows that following a peak blending rate of 10.8% in January, […]

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Ethanol production at highest average in 8 weeks

Ethanol production at highest average in 8 weeks

November 18, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.067 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.81 million gallons daily, down 2,000 b/d from the week before, according to government data released and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. However, the four-week average for ethanol production increased to 1.055 million b/d—the highest average in 8 weeks—for an annualized rate […]

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