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ACE comments on proposed 2018 RFS

Sioux Falls, SD (August 31, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed blending volumes for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The organization emphasized the economic benefits of the RFS and stated in its comments that “Congress directed EPA to take seriously the impact any reductions of RFS volumes…


ACE staff, member plant help educate youth on biofuel

Sioux Falls, SD (August 24, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) staff and member plant, Siouxland Ethanol LLC, are partnering with the Northeast Nebraska Corn Growers (NNCGA) in their effort to create and increase opportunities for Nebraska corn growers through advocacy, education, partnerships, and leadership development by participating in an ag youth literacy festival and showcase plot…


Retailers discuss ethanol opportunity at ACE conference

Sioux Falls, SD (August 23, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) hosted its 30th annual conference in Omaha last week, and for the fourth year in a row, the retailer panel was one of the highlights of the event. Charlie Bosselman, owner of Nebraska-based Bosselman Enterprises and Pump & Pantry c-stores, and Bob O’Connor, owner of JETZ Convenience Centers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, shared…


ACE honors ethanol industry contributors with 2017 awards

Omaha, NE (August 18, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored a select group of ethanol advocates for their contributions to the ethanol industry during its 30th annual conference this week in Omaha. The most prestigious award, the Merle Anderson Award, named after the organization’s founder, is given to individuals who display unmatched support and dedication to ACE and the domestic…


Experts highlight high-octane ethanol future at ACE conference

Omaha, NE (August 17, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), which concluded today, hosted a panel dedicated to discussing the shift to high-octane fuel. The panel of three experts checked some of the most important boxes to make the transition of motor fuel to high-octane ethanol blends—infrastructure, engine testing and regulations. Trey Binford, product manager of North America Dispensers…


ACE leadership, Gov. Ricketts kick off 30th annual conference

Omaha, NE (August 16, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) kicked off the first day of sessions at the 30th annual conference with a discussion of the progress being made and work that remains to expand market access for ethanol in the U.S. and around the world. This year’s conference keynote speaker Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts followed expressing how ethanol is a huge part of value-added…


30th annual ACE conference remarks from Executive Vice President Brian Jennings

ACE executive vice president, Brian Jennings, opened up the organization's 30th annual conference in Omaha with remarks on the successes of the last year and highlighting upcoming projects and opportunities ACE is working on for ACE members.  Comments Here.


ACE elects board of directors at annual conference

Omaha, NE (August 15, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the re-election of several board members and the election of one new representative to the organization’s board of directors during its annual meeting prior to ACE’s 30th annual conference in Omaha.


ACE congratulates member plants on 15-year anniversaries

Sioux Falls, SD (August 10, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates member plants reaching anniversary milestones this summer, including POET Biorefining - Big Stone’s 15-year anniversary event today at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank, South Dakota,and Glacial Lakes Energy LLC’s (GLE) 15-year celebration and commencement of its Watertown, South Dakota, unit train facility…


ACE conference reveals global ethanol demand opportunities

Sioux Falls, SD (August 7, 2017) – The 30th annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference Aug. 15-17 in Omaha will highlight key efforts underway here and abroad to set the stage for higher ethanol blends. One of this year’s featured speakers is Jim Galvin, CEO and Director of Lakeview Energy and the appointed leader of the U.S. Grains Council Advisory Team for Ethanol. Galvin will provide…



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