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Blogging For Biofuels

Ethanol production in Minnesota continued to grow in 2016, cementing its position as the fourth largest ethanol producer in the country, according to a new report by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). 

E15 Sales Fall Because Of RVP

  • Wednesday, 10 August 2016 13:36

As expected E15 sales in Minnesota fell in June as a result of the EPA-imposed Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) season, which bars the sale of E15 from June 1 to Sept 15. 

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.