News & Ideas

ACE leadership kicks off 31st annual conference in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN (August 16, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) kicked off the first day of sessions for the 31st annual conference at the Renaissance Depot Hotel in Minneapolis with a discussion on the progress being made and work that remains to expand market access for ethanol in the U.S. and around the world. ACE Board President Duane Kristensen, representing Chief Ethanol Fuels, provided…


ACE elects board of directors at annual meeting

Minneapolis, MN (August 15, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the re-election of several board members and the election of two new representatives to the organization’s board of directors during its annual meeting prior to ACE’s 31st annual conference in Minneapolis. Six incumbents were re-elected to the board of directors for three-year terms: ·         Ron Alverson, representing…


ACE pushes for E15 year-round while Acting EPA Administrator visits Iowa

Sioux Falls, SD (August 13, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is featuring an Iowa retailer to elevate the need for year-round approval of E15 with a paid print advertisement in the Des Moines Register (DMR) this week as Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler pays a visit to the state. The ad serves as a reminder that “on a recent visit to Iowa, President…


Trade panel to provide status update, export demand drivers during ACE conference next week

Sioux Falls, SD (August 8, 2018) – The 31st annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference August 15-17 in Minneapolis will feature efforts underway around the world to expand ethanol exports, despite escalating trade tensions and tariffs. Exports have been a bright spot for the ethanol industry, and speakers will address export destinations, demand drivers, and the status of trade negotiations…


ACE conference to highlight timely ethanol demand opportunities

Sioux Falls, SD (August 2, 2018) – Following today’s request from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for comment on how higher octane fuel will play a role in the 2021-2026 model year Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Greenhouse Gas (CAFE-GHG) standards, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is pleased to announce its 31st annual conference August 15-17 in Minneapolis will provide a timely…


ACE reaction to proposed CAFE-GHG standards

Sioux Falls, SD (August 2, 2018) – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in coordination with the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced proposed amendments to current fuel economy and emissions standards for cars and light trucks for model years 2021-2026. American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings released the following…


ACE commends Senators for confronting Acting EPA Administrator on ethanol during EPW hearing

Sioux Falls, SD (August 1, 2018) – Today, Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler testified before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW). American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings commended a handful of bipartisan Senators for demanding answers to the biofuel industry’s priority issues with the following statement: “ACE extends our…


Retailers to share E15, flex fuel experience at ACE conference

Sioux Falls, SD (July 27, 2018) – A flex fuel retailer panel will be part of the general session lineup again this year at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 31st annual conference, August 15-17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty will moderate a discussion between returning panelist Bob O’Connor, owner of Wisconsin-based JETZ Convenience Centers, and first-time…


ACE addressing ethanol questions from service station owners in fourth Mexican city this year

Sioux Falls, SD (July 26, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Chihuahua this week for the fourth of six technical ethanol workshops the U.S. Grains Council is holding for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers.  The workshops address questions and concerns of local station owners about sourcing, marketing, and profiting from ethanol-blended…


ACE conference breakout sessions explore key industry issues

Sioux Falls, SD (July 23, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 31st annual conference coming up August 15-17 in Minneapolis offers a variety of breakout sessions covering the latest in technology updates, strategic planning advice, and ways to make ethanol plants more profitable. The breakout sessions will be held concurrently in three rounds on the afternoon of Thursday, August 16, following…



Become a Member of the Family.