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ACE: Ohio retailer hopeful 2018 is the final time he will deal with the E15 summer restriction

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2018) – With the last day of the summertime restriction on Reid vapor pressure (RVP) fast-approaching, September 15, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has heard from fuel marketers of all sizes that the outdated RVP rule prevents them from offering E15 at their stations. This is the seventh year retailers offering E15 have had to sell it as flex fuel or remove…


ACE completes fifth trip to Mexico to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (August 30, 2018) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Xalapa last week for the fifth of seven 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 comments on proposed 2019 RFS

Sioux Falls, SD (August 17, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed blending volumes for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the final day of accepting public comments on the proposal.  ACE commented on several facets of the proposed rule including: how EPA exemptions and waivers are harming…


ACE releases White Paper on the low carbon benefits of corn ethanol during 31st annual conference

Minneapolis, MN (August 17, 2018) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announced the official release of a White Paper today entitled “The Case for Properly Valuing the Low Carbon Benefits of Corn Ethanol,” coinciding with a general session panel at the 31st annual ACE conference in Minneapolis which highlighted the paper in a discussion on updates to lifecycle modeling and opportunities on the…


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…


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 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…



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