Blogging For Biofuels

The Cruz Blend Wall

  • Friday, 08 January 2016 13:24

After facing a barrage of attacks from the ethanol industry, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, has offered up a bizzarre defense of his anti-RFS stance. 

Half A Million Gallons of E15 Sold In November

  • Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:00

For the third consecutive month, sales of E15 in Minnesota hit a new record, this time with half a million gallons sold in November 2015. 

In 2014, for the second year straight, ethanol consumption in Minnesota comprised 12.2 percent of all motor gasoline consumed, new data from the EIA shows.

Does Ethanol Matter In The Iowa Caucuses?

  • Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:00

With the Iowa caucuses a mere few weeks away, ethanol has once again been thrusted into the spotlight. Only, this time, the question is whether it matters?

2015 : The Year That Was (Part 2)

  • Wednesday, 23 December 2015 00:00

In the second part of our review of 2015, we take a look at the major events and announcements in the second half of the year. 

2015: The Year That Was (Part 1)

  • Tuesday, 22 December 2015 00:00

2015 was another big year for the ethanol industry with record production and consumption levels. In this two-part series, we run through some of the big announcements and moments of the year

KS95 At Highland Service Minnoco On Dec 16!

  • Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

Twin Cities radio station, KS95, will be at Highland Service Minnoco in St Paul Wednesday, Dec 16, for an hour to promote the use of E15. 

DDGS 101: The Basics

  • Friday, 11 December 2015 00:00

One bushel of corn (remember one bushel is the equivalent of a laundry basket) produces 2.8 gallons of ethanol as well as 17-18 pounds of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) In fact, only a 1/3 of a bushel is processed for ethanol. The other 2/3 are processed for dried distillers grains (DDGS), corn oil and CO2.