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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…


ACE RFS Hearing testimony

ACE's Jonathon Lehman's testimony during the RFS Hearing on August 1, 2017.


ACE: Court decision on 2016 RFS an important victory

Sioux Falls, SD (July 31, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) applauds the Friday, July 28, decision of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that the Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) erred in its interpretation of its authority to waive biofuel requirements that reduced the 2014-‘16 total Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) below what Congress intended…


ACE scholarship program awards three deserving students

Sioux Falls, SD (July 27, 2017) – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces and congratulates the 2017 scholarship winners: Carrie Kemmet, Hailea DeJong and Keithen Drury. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. “ACE congratulates these bright, young students and wishes them the best of luck as they pursue their…



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