Blogging For Biofuels

Feinstein and Toomey Have Got It All Wrong

  • Monday, 19 January 2015 00:00

On Jan 16, Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) included an amendment to the Keystone XL pipeline bill that calls for the elimination of the corn-based ethanol requirements in the RFS. Needless to say, their arguments supporting the amendment weren’t fact-driven.

E10 or gasoline with a 10 percent blend of ethanol has significantly reduced CO2 emissions. In Minnesota alone, it is estimated that E10 usage has prevented the release of 766,571 metric tons of CO2 in the air. So how much better would it be if all fuel usage in the state was E15?

This week, General Motors unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt, its first all-electric vehicle and one that it believes will be the first mass-selling electric vehicle.

Ethanol : Fueling Rural America's Future

  • Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00

This video produced by our member, Syngenta, does a great job in explaining how ethanol is fueling growth in rural America. If you haven't seen it yet, check it out below.

In April 2014, the DENCO II plant in Morris launched an E85 program where it would offer E85 at $1 a gallon cheaper than regular E10. Since it's launch, the program has been expanded to 13 stations in Minnesota.

E85 Sales Grew In November

  • Thursday, 08 January 2015 00:00

The volume of E85 sold in November last year in Minnesota clocked in 1.36 million gallons, higher than the 1.35 million gallons sold in November 2013 despite fewer stations offering E85 in the state.

E15 Discount At Plymouth Holiday

  • Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

In conjunction with its grand reopening this week, E15 is priced 10 cents lower than regular 87-octane unleaded gasoline at the Holiday station on County Road 24 in Plymouth.

Three More E15 Stations In MN

  • Tuesday, 06 January 2015 00:00

Stations in Columbia Heights, Plymouth and Brooks have begun selling E15, bringing the total number of stations offering E15 in Minnesota to 17.