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ACE members, retailers bring flex fuel forward at NACS show

Sioux Falls, SD (October 18, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is attending the 2017 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show taking place today through Oct. 20 in Chicago. This year, ACE will be accompanied by Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based fuel retailer Bob O’Connor, Owner of Jetz Convenience Centers, and ACE producer members at its booth on the show floor. ACE’s market…


ACE hosts Latin American trade group on ethanol tour

Sioux Falls, SD (October 16, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) hosted a Latin American trade team organized by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) at its Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based office today as part of the group’s pre-tour prior to the Ethanol Summit of the Americas in Houston. The tour group consists of a mixture of government and industry representatives from at least six countries…


ACE helps retailers call on EPA to level the playing field for flex fuel vehicles in CAFE-GHG standards

Sioux Falls, SD (October 6, 2017) – In response to fuel marketers asking how they can help support their flex fuel infrastructure and customers, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) organized a joint letter signed by fuel marketers and retailers representing nearly 160 convenience stores and gas stations urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to use the midterm evaluation of the 2022-2025…


ACE submits comments on how high-octane ethanol blends can help meet fuel economy, emissions standards

Sioux Falls, SD (October 6, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) set forth recommendations to accelerate the transition of transportation fuels to low-cost, high-octane biofuels such as ethanol in its comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the final determination of fuel economy and emissions standards for model year 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles. ACE…


ACE partners on EPA Smart Sectors program  

Sioux Falls, SD (October 3, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces its participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Smart Sectors program launched today to provide a platform for collaboration with regulated sectors to help the agency develop forward-thinking ways to improve environmental outcomes. Smart Sectors is partnering with trade associations from 13 industry sectors…


ACE board president presents at Biofuels Financial Conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 28, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board President Ron Alverson presented today at the 13th annual Biofuels Financial Conference hosted by Christianson PLLP Sept. 27-28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Alverson was on a panel which discussed potential options for ethanol plant expansion and diversification including foreign markets, processing corn kernel fiber,…


ACE member Siouxland Ethanol speaks at governors’ conference

Sioux Falls, SD (September 27, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) member plant Siouxland Ethanol LLC brought biofuels to the forefront at this week’s 15th annual Tri-State Governors’ Conference in Sioux City, Iowa. The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota get together for this biannual event to discuss the issues impacting their respective states and the Siouxland region. “These…


ACE applauds Nebraska flex fuel station grand opening

Sioux Falls, SD (September 27, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the addition of a new flex fuel station in Nebraska offering ethanol-blended fuel options. The Blue Heron Renewable Flex Fuel Plaza at exit 211 on Interstate 80 in Gothenburg is hosting a grand opening Sept. 28, with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. followed by an E85 fuel promotion for 85 cents from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.…


ACE congratulates Jetz on addition of E15, E85 at second location

Sioux Falls, SD (September 26, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates Jetz Convenience Centers for the addition of new ethanol blender pumps at its station in Muskego, Wisconsin. A grand opening event will take place today from 4 to 6 p.m. and include a fuel promotion with discount giveaways. The Muskego station is debuting the addition of five new Unleaded-88 (E15) and four…


ACE reminds retailers annual E15 restrictions soon lifted

Sioux Falls, SD (September 14, 2017) –The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is reminding retailers they can resume offering E15 to drivers of all gasoline-powered 2001 and newer passenger vehicles after the low-Reid vapor pressure (RVP) season ends Sept. 15. EPA rules controlling maximum RVP effectively ban the sale of lower-cost, higher-octane E15 from June 1 through Sept. 15 in most of the U.S.,…



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