Blogging For Biofuels

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will introduce a novel family of antibiotic-free fermentation aids and a new scale inhibitor at the 2015 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) to be held June 1-4 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Located in booth 921, Solenis will also highlight several other technologies that can help fuel ethanol producers operate more efficiently and more profitably.

House Companion Bill On The E15, RVP Issue

  • Thursday, 23 April 2015 00:00

Pressure on the EPA to extend the reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to E15 is mounting. Yesterday, Iowa Congressman, Rod Blum, introduced a companion bill to the one sponsored by Senators Rand Paul and Chuck Grassley that seeks to remove a major stumbling block in expanding access to E15.

Ethanol vs Oil Sands

  • Wednesday, 22 April 2015 00:00

April 22, 1970. That’s the first time Earth Day was celebrated. But more than a celebration, Earth Day was meant as a day for a serious discussion of the environmental problems we face.

E85 Challenger Hellcat Produces 753 HP!

  • Monday, 20 April 2015 00:00

Houston, TX-based automotive tuner, Serious Horsepower Performance has converted the 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat to run on E85 which in turn has increased the car's power output to 753 hp from 707 hp.

A new report by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) says Iowans could stand to save up to $50 million a year if 80 percent of fuel consumed there was E15. This in turn poses the question : How much Minnesotans save if all gasoline (E10) consumed was E15?

House Bill To Expand RVP To E15 Introduced

  • Thursday, 16 April 2015 00:00

Earlier this month, Senators Chuck Grassley and Rand Paul introduced a bill that would extend the reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to E15. Now, a similar bill has emerged at the House courtesy of Rep. Adrian Smith of Nebraska.

Corn ethanol is and will play an integral role in the development of the cellulosic ethanol industry, said centrist think tank, Third Way, in a report last week.

What's USA Today's Agenda?

  • Tuesday, 07 April 2015 00:00

Just weeks after running an anti-ethanol editorial riddled with misleading information and shoddy journalism, USA Today ran an another anti-ethanol piece this week, only this time it was in the form of an "analysis" by its financial news content partner, The Motley Fool. And like its aforementioned editorial, the analysis by The Motley Fool played loose with the facts and contained erroneous information.