Blogging For Biofuels

The RFS Turns 11!

  • Monday, 08 August 2016 12:12

The best energy policy over the last 40 years - the Renewable Fuel Standard - turns 11 today!

A recent report by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) concludes that mid-level ethanol blends (E25 - E40) offer significant benefits for the United States.

On Aug 2, Claremont's Al-Corn Clean Fuel will celebrate it's 20-year anniversary and in conjunction with the anniversary, it will be sponsoring two E85 promotions in Owatonna. 

Bloomberg Article More Fiction Than Fact

  • Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:35

It's been a while since we've had ethanol smeared by some sub-par journalism.

When Will The EPA Act On The RVP?

  • Thursday, 21 July 2016 13:08

On Tuesday, we reported that E15 usage in Minnesota in May hit an all-time high of 603,530 gallons. But chances are high we won't be celebrating another record-breaking achievement when the numbers for June are released by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. 

A new report by the federal government indicates we may not meet its 2025 fuel efficiency standards as more consumers purchase pickups, SUVs and vans as a result of lower gas prices. 

E15 Sales Reach New Record In May

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2016 14:48

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E15 sales in Minnesota reached a new all-time high in May with a total of 603,530 gallons sold, according to a new report by the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), in its latest Short Term Energy Outlook report, expects ethanol consumption this year to total 14.29 billion gallons, indicating an increase in ethanol consumption in the second half of the year.