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ACE welcomes USDA fleet directive, infrastructure funding to expand availability and use of higher ethanol blends

Sioux Falls, SD (March 2, 2020) – USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA intends to make available up to $100 million in competitive grants under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) for activities designed to expand the sale and use of renewable fuels, $86 million of which is reserved for higher blends of ethanol and approximately $14 million for higher blends of…


ACE presents on ethanol markets at MN Ag EXPO

Sioux Falls, SD (January 24, 2018) – Ron Lamberty, Senior Vice President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), updated attendees at the MN Ag EXPO in Mankato, Minnesota, on the changing landscape that allows retailers to offer ethanol-blended fuels at lower prices, highlighting the positive market growth of E15 and flex fuels here in the U.S., as well as growth opportunities in oversea markets.…


ACE: Contrary to oil industry claims, RIN values drive fuel prices lower

Sioux Falls, SD (October 26, 2017) – Following a recent announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would reject petitions to move the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) point of obligation and not allow Renewable Identification Number credits (RINs) for exported ethanol, RINs are trading higher and ethanol opponents have renewed efforts to characterize RINs as driving fuel prices higher.…


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 debuts online E15/flex-fuel Roadmap for gasoline retailers

Sioux Falls, SD (September 7, 2016) – A new tool developed by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) for gasoline and ethanol retailers is available online starting today. The website, an interactive version of ACE’s recently released E15 & Flex Fuel Retailer Roadmap, which can be accessed here, features an interactive calculator that retailers can use to compare current sales and revenue to results…


New ACE video illustrates E15 retail market potential

Animated video highlights market for E15 & other flex fuels


Retailers to highlight E15 interest & experiences during ACE Conference

Representatives from Protec Fuels and Kum & Go to talk higher ethanol blends during upcoming ACE Conference.


Ethanol providing a few extra bucks in people’s pockets

ACE Senior VP Ron Lamberty notes how ethanol blends will help drivers save money.


RFS Field Hearing Testimony from Dave Sovereign from Golden Grain Energy

Full testimony as it was given from Dave Sovereign from Golden Grain Energy during the RFS Field Hearing on June 25, 2015.


USDA releases new information on Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership

Federal funding to soon be available for ethanol fuel infrastructure projects.



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