Blogging For Biofuels

Desperate Attempts From Big Oil

  • Thursday, 10 September 2015 00:00

Amidst the barrage of criticism leveled at the ethanol industry in recent weeks, Big Oil's biggest lobby, the American Petroleum Institute (API), decided to unveil a study to illustrate the supposed harm the RFS will have on the economy and consumers. 


According to a recent report in Clean Technica, Novozymes CEO Peder Holk Nielson made the case for biofuels, adding that the oil industry will not help the world switch to renewable energy.


Ethanol 101 For Beginners

  • Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Admit it, we aren’t all knowledgeable about everything under the sun. We all have our specialties and things we are passionate about in which we secretly hope people will bring up so we can showcase our brainy talents, but we’re not a Wikipedia robot. There are things we simply don’t know about. And one of those things for me, was ethanol (and outer space).


Based on the latest data from the EPA on RIN generation, domestic ethanol consumption this year may exceed the 13.4 billion gallons targeted by the EPA in its proposed RFS target for the year.

E85 Usage In July Highest In 21 Months

  • Wednesday, 02 September 2015 00:00

The total volume of E85 sold in Minnesota in July clocked in at 1.4 million gallons, the highest volume of E85 sold in the state in 21 months.

Visiting Phibro Ethanol Performance Group

  • Monday, 31 August 2015 00:00

We were recently invited to visit Phibro's ethanol performance diagnostic center in St Paul.

Clinton Wants A Stronger RFS

  • Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

Democratic presidential candidate front-runner, Hillary Clinton, wants a stronger Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to boost the economy in rural America.

Cultivating Leadership

  • Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

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By Olga Reuvekamp

Executive Director, Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership (MARL)