Blogging For Biofuels

Ethanol And Fuel Efficiency

  • Friday, 09 October 2015 00:00

One of the most unfair accusations leveled at ethanol has been its supposed ability to reduce your fuel economy.

Corn 101: Appreciate Harvest, Thank A Farmer

  • Wednesday, 07 October 2015 00:00

Recently I took a group of young adventurous students from Lake Crystal to Guardian Energy to see ethanol production up close and personal. After two hours of touring, we barely covered the entire plant, just the highlights! But it really got the wheels turning on what goes into producing ethanol? Let’s start at the beginning : corn!

A new report by the Department of Energy (DOE) says higher blends of ethanol would play a crucial role in improving engine efficiencies and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for light-duty vehicles in the near to mid-term.

Toomey and Feinstein At It Again (Updated)

  • Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:00

The biggest anti-ethanol crusaders in the Senate have struck again.

Key Takeaways From The Latest CARD Study

  • Tuesday, 29 September 2015 00:00

Over the weekend, Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development released a new study that concludes the original 2016 RFS targets can be met through E85 consumption.

Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association producer member, Al-Corn Clean Fuel, plans to more than double its ethanol production capacity to 120 million gallons a year. 

 

Gevo Inc plans to increase isobutanol production at its Luverne, Minn. plant to a range of 750,000 and a million gallons in 2016. 

 

With E15 back on sale, we prepared this video to remind everyone of the environmental benefits of using E15.