Tag: Growth Energy

Growth Energy hails impacts for biofuels industry from U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Growth Energy hails impacts for biofuels industry from U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

December 11, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy hailed the announcement of a long-awaited deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on trade. The USMCA modernizes the previous trade pact, strengthens the trade relationship between these North American nations, and provides critical market access for U.S. agriculture. The USMCA provides additional market access and trade opportunities for U.S. biofuel and […]

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New York newest state to allow E15, Growth Energy celebrates

New York newest state to allow E15, Growth Energy celebrates

November 24, 2019 |

In Washington, DC, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor celebrated a major regulatory victory that will open the nation’s fourth largest fuel market to E15 – fuel mixed with 15 percent ethanol. Under a rule finalized by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets, New York will become the newest state to allow the sale […]

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Summer sales of E15 were up 46% on the year

Summer sales of E15 were up 46% on the year

November 19, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy announced that summer sales of E15 – a fuel with 15 percent renewable biofuel often sold as Unleaded 88 at the pump – are up 46 percent in 2019 compared to 2018 on a per-store basis. Additionally, for the first time, this past summer saw the number of stores offering Unleaded 88 […]

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Growth Energy, USGC and RFA disappointed by Brazil’s ethanol quota policy shift

Growth Energy, USGC and RFA disappointed by Brazil’s ethanol quota policy shift

October 24, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy, the U.S. Grains Council, and the Renewable Fuels Association expressed their disappointment with the news that the Brazilian government amended the recent August 31st rule that raised the quota on U.S. ethanol imports under the tariff rate quote (TRQ) from 600 million liters per year to nearly 750 million liters per […]

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Growth Energy members tell President Trump of plant closures from EPA decisions

Growth Energy members tell President Trump of plant closures from EPA decisions

August 27, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy members, representing plants across the heartland, sent a letter to the White House urging immediate action to restore biofuel demand lost due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) continued abuse of small refinery exemptions. In their letter to President Trump, ethanol producers reinforced how important this issue is to rural communities […]

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GasBuddy app now tracking E15 availability nationwide

GasBuddy app now tracking E15 availability nationwide

August 13, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy and GasBuddy announced that drivers across the nation can now take advantage of Unleaded 88’s affordable prices through GasBuddy’s database and app. Unleaded 88 is a fuel with 15 percent renewable biofuel approved for cars 2001 and newer, and thanks to the recent lifting of outdated government regulations, is now available for sale at the pump all year-round. GasBuddy is […]

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Growth Energy jumps on the ad bandwagon with farmer plea to stop hardship waivers

Growth Energy jumps on the ad bandwagon with farmer plea to stop hardship waivers

July 23, 2019 |

In Washington, Growth Energy launched a new ad campaign featuring a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer who is asking President Trump to ensure that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers the devastating impact some of the agency’s policies are having on family farms. The ads spotlight Scott Henry, of Longview Farms in Nevada, Iowa, who […]

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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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