Tag: RFA

RFA shows how CARB didn’t want grain ethanol but it’s what it got

RFA shows how CARB didn’t want grain ethanol but it’s what it got

May 2, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association reviewed the California Air Resources Board’s quarterly update on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and found regulated parties have reduced the carbon intensity of the state’s transportation fuels by a cumulative 16.55 million metric tons (MMT) of CO2-equivalent greenhouse gases (GHG) since enforcement began in 2011. While that’s an […]

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RFA releases additional equipment guidelines for retailers providing E15

RFA releases additional equipment guidelines for retailers providing E15

May 1, 2016 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has published new equipment guidance for E15 retailers to prevent the possibility of retailers ordering equipment that cannot legally dispense E15. The guidance includes consideration to the following items: What are the equipment options to legally offer E15 to 2001 and newer vehicles? What are the various dispenser […]

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US ethanol production hits 51-week low

US ethanol production hits 51-week low

May 1, 2016 |

In the US, ethanol production averaged 927,000 b/d last week, or 38.93 million gallons daily, down 12,000 b/d from the week before and a 51 week low. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 945,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.49 gallons, reported the Renewable Fuels Association. Stocks of ethanol stood at 21.6 […]

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RFA issues new equipment guidance for E15 retailers

RFA issues new equipment guidance for E15 retailers

April 26, 2016 |

In Washington, U.S. EPA gave final approval in 2012 to the use of E15 fuel and the fuel blend is now sold in 23 states. With many new retailers preparing to offer E15, the Renewable Fuels Association is concerned that retailers could potentially order equipment that cannot legally dispense E15.  In a new RFA communication […]

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Ethanol production takes a dip

Ethanol production takes a dip

April 10, 2016 |

In the US, ethanol production averaged 976,000 b/d last week, or 40.99 million gallons daily, down 16,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 990,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.18 gallons, reported the Renewable Fuels Association. Stocks of ethanol stood at 22.2 million barrels, a 3.5% decrease […]

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Weekly ethanol production declines as gasoline demand also slows

Weekly ethanol production declines as gasoline demand also slows

April 4, 2016 |

In the US, ethanol production averaged 992,000 b/d last week, or 41.66 million gallons daily, down 3000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 991,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 15.19 gallons, reported the Renewable Fuels Association. Stocks of ethanol stood at 23.0 million barrels, a 2.2% increase […]

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Iowa RFA awards record $3.2 million for 68 blender pump projects

Iowa RFA awards record $3.2 million for 68 blender pump projects

March 21, 2016 |

In Iowa, the state’s Renewable Fuels Association recently reported interest amongst Iowa retailers in offering renewable fuels is at an all-time high, following the recent Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Board meeting which set records by awarding 68 projects with $3.2 million in state grants to upgrade infrastructure to offer higher blends of ethanol like E15 […]

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RFA analysis shows improved efficiency gains at dry mill biorefineries

RFA analysis shows improved efficiency gains at dry mill biorefineries

March 8, 2016 |

In Washington, an analysis conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association and released March 7 finds the net energy balance of corn-based ethanol at U.S. dry mill biorefineries averages 2.6–2.8, an improvement over previous estimates, reflecting efficiency gains. The figures build on USDA’s recent findings of a 2.1–2.3 net energy balance. RFA’s own analysis uses more current dry […]

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Growth Energy and RFA send letter to Obama urging action against China over DDGS

Growth Energy and RFA send letter to Obama urging action against China over DDGS

March 3, 2016 |

In Washington, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association sent a joint letter to President Obama urging the administration to take action against China’s antidumping and countervailing duties lobbed on US-produced DDGS through the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Department of Commerce and Department of Agriculture “to challenge both the process and preliminary determinations […]

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RFA says 836 million gallons of ethanol worth $1.8 billion exported in 2015

RFA says 836 million gallons of ethanol worth $1.8 billion exported in 2015

February 9, 2016 |

In Washington, the U.S. ethanol industry exported 836 million gallons of ethanol worth $1.8 billion in 2015, according to a new summary of ethanol trade statistics released today by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). The final tally for 2015 was identical to the 2014 export total. The RFA publication, which draws data from several U.S. […]

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