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ACE: Latest Round of USDA Infrastructure Funding Closed, More Becoming Available to Expand Higher Ethanol Blends

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has closed its application period for the latest round of the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), which provides $100 million in grants to pay up to 50 percent of the cost of equipment for station owners to add or upgrade equipment and sell higher ethanol blends like E15 and E85. This round of funding is separate from the $500 million provided…


Biofuel & Ag Leaders Praise EPA's Decision to Reverse Refinery Exemptions

Yesterday, Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association, the American Coalition for Ethanol, and National Farmers Union filed a motion to intervene in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to deny 69 petitions from refineries seeking small refinery exemptions (SREs) from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for one or more of…


ACE Thanks Bipartisan Group of Senators for Urging EPA to Maximize the Use and Benefits of Biofuels

Today, a bipartisan group of senators led by Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advocating for robust and expanded blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to build upon the positive contributions and emission reductions of conventional biofuels, particularly given the recent incentives and investments that…


ACE Ethanol Today Magazine Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Important, Timely Content for Readers

The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has issued its lineup of editorial themes, as well as magazine advertising opportunities for 2023. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, including the latest investments to improve plant efficiency and maximize on clean fuel incentives and markets; progress to recognize climate-smart…


ACE Scholarship Program Announces 2022 Winners

As the new school year gets underway, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates the 2022 scholarship recipients Heath Huschitt, Tyler Robert and Mallorie Schultz. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. “ACE wishes these bright, young students of ACE member plant employees the best of luck as they pursue…


ACE: Another Round of USDA Infrastructure Funding will Expand Availability and Use of Higher Ethanol Blends

Learn more about this program at www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/energy-programs/higher-blends-infrastructure-incentive-program.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture today opened an application period for the latest round of the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), which will provide $100 million in grants to pay up to 50 percent of the cost of equipment for station owners to add…


ACE Honors Ethanol Industry Contributor Randall Doyal

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored long-time ethanol industry leader Randall (Randy) Doyal, retired CEO of Al-Corn Clean Fuel in Claremont, Minnesota, for his contributions during the organization’s 35th annual conference last week in Omaha, Nebraska. The most prestigious award, the Merle Anderson Award, named after ACE’s founder, is given to individuals who have made distinguished contributions…


ACE: Climate Bill Confirms Role Farmers, Biofuel Producers Can Play in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Today, President Joe Biden signed The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) supports important climate and ethanol-related provisions included in the legislative package. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement on the bill passage: “This sweeping legislation recognizes the role farmers and biofuel producers can play in reducing greenhouse…


Climate and Biofuel Provisions in Budget Reconciliation Bill Will Expand Ethanol Use

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today expressed support for the climate and ethanol-related provisions included in the budget reconciliation legislation, The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, now passed by the Senate and House and headed to the President’s desk for signature. ACE CEO Brian Jennings issued the following statement of support: “This far-reaching legislation Congress sent to…


ACE CEO Brian Jennings Conference Remarks - 2022 ACE Conference

American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings - CONFERENCE REMARKS   Photos and interviews available via AgNewsWire.



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