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New Editorial Themes Deliver Resourceful, Timely Content for ACE’s Ethanol Today Magazine Readers in 2021

Sioux Falls, SD (October 16, 2020) – 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 2021. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, including low carbon, high octane ethanol market opportunities; new ethanol uses and product diversification;…


ACE Commends Argonne for 2020 Updates to GREET Model including new Feedstock Carbon Intensity Calculator

Sioux Falls, SD (October 9, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today expressed its appreciation toward U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory scientists for updates to the Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model, which is widely recognized as the gold-standard tool used to audit the energy and environmental effects of transportation…


ACE Helping Retailers Move More Ethanol Gallons Via USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program

Sioux Falls, SD (October 8, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is holding events at fuel retail stations in Minnesota and Iowa and has invited the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and other stakeholders to join them for an announcement from Secretary Perdue regarding USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). ACE Senior Vice President and Market Development…


Next Generation Fuels Act of 2020 Includes Key Priorities, But Carbon Accounting Approach Undermines Many ACE Members

Today, as the 116th session of Congress nears completion, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-Ill. 17th) introduced the “Next Generation Fuels Act of 2020,” legislation intended to remove regulatory barriers to higher blends of ethanol and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in fuel. The bill would support high octane fuel, limit aromatics in gasoline, ensure all blends above 10 percent ethanol receive…


ACE Unveils Awards Video During Virtual 33rd Annual Conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 18, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored a select group of advocates for their contributions to the ethanol industry with an awards video during the 33rd annual ACE conference held virtually in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Expo on the afternoon of September 16. Bob Scott, who served as the ACE Board President from 1999 to 2009…


ACE Leadership Addresses Virtual Conference Attendees, Issues Update to Pre-Recorded Content

Sioux Falls, SD (September 16, 2020) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board President Duane Kristensen representing Chief Ethanol Fuels kicks off the organization’s 33rd annual ethanol conference being held virtually this afternoon from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Central followed by remarks from ACE CEO Brian Jennings, which highlight the tenacity the ethanol industry has demonstrated to get back on its…


ACE Helps Retailers Determine E15 Compatibility by Launching “Flex Check” Tool

The American Coalition for Ethanol’s fuel-marketer focused Flex Fuel Forward website releases tool for fuel retailers to see how E15-compatible their station is right now.


ACE Elects Board of Directors During Annual Business Meeting

Sioux Falls, SD (September 15, 2020) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the re-election of several board members to the organization’s board of directors during its annual business meeting prior to ACE’s 33rd conference, which is being held virtually in combination with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) & Expo on September 16 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Central. Six incumbents were re-elected…


ACE Welcomes EPA Denying RFS ‘Gap-Filling Petitions,’ Urges Application of Tenth Circuit Decision Nationwide

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Agency is denying the retroactive small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions or so-called ‘gap-filling petitions’ for compliance years 2011 through 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and industry partners have called on EPA to reject the ‘gap-year’…


ACE Statement on Brazil’s Extension of TRQ on US Ethanol

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2020) – The U.S. and Brazil announced late Friday they’re reinstating for 90 days starting today, September 14, the tariff rate quota (TRQ) on Brazilian imports of U.S. ethanol, which expired August 31 and allowed nearly 200 million gallons of U.S. ethanol to be imported tariff free. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings issued the following reaction: “While…



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