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ACE Introduces Carbon Intensity Calculator to Showcase Ethanol’s Ability to Reach Net-Zero and Net-Negative GHGs

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has introduced a new carbon intensity (CI) calculator to help its members understand the carbon intensity (CI) of their farms and ethanol operations along with  a simplified version of the tool to raise awareness about  factors impacting the CI of ethanol. Combined, these tools help illustrate corn ethanol’s ability to attain net-zero and net-negative greenhouse…


ACE Announces “Intensity” Conference Theme, Opens Registration for 35th Annual Event

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) hosting its industry conference August 10-12, 2022, in Omaha, Nebraska


ACE Makes Staff Changes in 2022: Hires Communications Manager, Appoints Lamberty as Chief Marketing Officer

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) announces staff changes at the organization’s office in Sioux Falls, including the hiring of Ashley Borchert, former Digital Marketing and Social Media intern at Midcontinent Communications (Midco), to serve as Communications Manager, and the shifting of Ron Lamberty’s role from Senior Vice President and Market Development Director to Chief Marketing Officer…


ACE Thanks House Members for Urging the EPA to Prioritize the RFS

Yesterday, a group of House members, who serve as chairs on the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take steps to protect and strengthen the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), including maintaining the blending requirements for 2022, denying all pending Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs), reversing course on the proposed retroactive cuts to previously finalized…


New Editorial Themes Deliver Resourceful, Timely Content for ACE’s Ethanol Today Magazine Readers in 2022

The bimonthly industry trade magazine Ethanol Today, published by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), has issued its lineup of editorial themes, as well as magazine advertising opportunities for 2022. The publication’s themes cover a wide range of topics, particularly those that highlight the latest developments in the industry to capitalize on corn ethanol’s low carbon benefits, including a…


ACE Thanks Argonne for 2021 GREET Model Updates

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) expresses its appreciation toward U.S. Department of Energy Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) scientists for updates to the Greenhouse gas and Regulated Emissions and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model, which is widely recognized as the gold-standard tool used to audit the energy and environmental effects of transportation fuels such as ethanol and gasoline. The…


ACE Welcomes the Latest Study Strengthening Corn Ethanol’s Low Carbon Value Proposition by Displacing Aromatics

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today welcomed new findings published by Transport Energy Strategies (TES) on the role ethanol plays to displace harmful aromatics from gasoline blends and further reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. “ACE thanks the researchers for this study highlighting the fact that ethanol’s carbon footprint is better than many current models indicate, particularly…


ACE Urges EPA Recognize Ethanol’s Role in Reducing Vehicle GHGs and Improving Fuel Efficiency in Final Rule

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) set forth recommendations today on how the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards can and should place much greater emphasis on improving the quality of liquid fuel and the role low carbon, high octane ethanol can play in making significant GHG reductions in the near-term. Below…


Biofuel and Ag Leaders Oppose EPA Motion to Remand 2018 SREs Without Vacatur

Last night, Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Biodiesel Board, American Coalition for Ethanol, and National Farmers Union opposed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) motion to remand but not vacate the 31 small refinery exemptions (SREs) the Trump Administration granted in August 2019. The coalition of biofuel and ag leaders is currently…


ACE and Minnesota Congressional Leadership Kick Off Annual Ethanol Conference in Minneapolis

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 34th annual conference kicked off in Minneapolis today with remarks from U.S. Representative Angie Craig (MN-02) and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), as well as updates from the organization’s leadership, including ACE Board President Dave Sovereign, representing Iowa-based Golden Grain Energy, ACE CEO Brian Jennings, and ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty. Rep.…



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