Tag: E85

California E85 sales set new record in 2021 rising 55% over 2021

California E85 sales set new record in 2021 rising 55% over 2021

March 30, 2022 |

In California, sales of E85 flex fuel in California surged to a new record in 2021, jumping 55 percent over 2020 levels and nearly doubling since 2018, according to new data released by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Last year, California drivers purchased nearly 62.5 million gallons (mg) of E85 flex fuel, a blend containing up […]

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Hyperfuels replaces two E85 dispensers in Texas with ethanol-free reformulated gasoline

Hyperfuels replaces two E85 dispensers in Texas with ethanol-free reformulated gasoline

February 14, 2022 |

In Texas, Hyperfuels, has partnered with FuelWise to provide PurFuel, an ethanol-free reformulated gasoline (RFG) to replace E85 at two dispensers. The station’s 6,000-gallon underground tank was cleaned for the new service and is estimated to support over 12,000 gallons per month of ethanol-free in vented equipment used by small-medium sized businesses, the Port of […]

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Pearson Fuels opens 250th E85 fueling station in California

Pearson Fuels opens 250th E85 fueling station in California

February 13, 2022 |

In California, Pearson Fuels opened its 250th retail E85 flex fuel station. Pearson Fuels is the largest distributor of E85 flex fuel in the U.S., delivering more than 50 million gallons of E85 flex fuel through its retail station network in 2021. This volume of E85 represents nearly 200,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions […]

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French E85 demand sees ethanol consumption breaking records in 2021 and 2022

French E85 demand sees ethanol consumption breaking records in 2021 and 2022

October 21, 2021 |

In France, Reuters reports that as gasoline prices have soared, demand for E85 has grown alongside with ethanol demand expected to break records both this year and next. Although ethanol consumption dropped in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 ethanol demand is expected to jump to 12 billion liters, higher than the previous record […]

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Rep. Randy Feenstra introduces two biofuels bills to E85 and SAF

Rep. Randy Feenstra introduces two biofuels bills to E85 and SAF

October 21, 2021 |

In Washington, in an effort to expand uses for biofuels, Rep. Randy Feenstra (IA-04) has introduced the Comparison of Sustainable Transportation (COST) Act and the Biojet Fuel Research Act. These new proposals will explore ways the federal government could use biofuels to reduce transportation costs while lowering carbon emissions. The COST Act directs the Comptroller General and […]

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Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri corn boards provide $1.25M to California fuel retailers for E85

Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri corn boards provide $1.25M to California fuel retailers for E85

September 13, 2021 |

In California, Nebraska Corn Board (NCB), along with the corn checkoff programs from Kansas and Missouri, will provide California fuel retailers $1.25 million over the next year to increase availability of E85 (an 85% ethanol blend). Fuel will be supplied by Pearson Fuels, the largest E85 distributor in California with nearly 250 retail stations located […]

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ACE unveils never before demonstrated ethanol hybrid electric flex fuel vehicle project

ACE unveils never before demonstrated ethanol hybrid electric flex fuel vehicle project

August 29, 2021 |

In South Dakota, the American Coalition for Ethanol unveiled a vehicle demonstration project to disrupt the “net-zero” is only achievable via electric vehicles narrative by showing low to net-zero-carbon vehicles powered by ethanol already have cleaner lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions than plug-in electrics, and could reach net-zero long before EVs on the market today. ACE […]

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Total passes 750 E85 stations in France

Total passes 750 E85 stations in France

February 1, 2021 |

In France, in order to meet the growing demand for E85, Total has stepped up the deployment of E85 superethanol within its service stations to become today the largest distribution network of E85 in France. Total had already doubled its distribution capacity at the end of 2019, from 270 service stations to more than 500. […]

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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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