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ACE Helps Retailers Determine E15 Compatibility by Launching “Flex Check” Tool

The American Coalition for Ethanol’s fuel-marketer focused Flex Fuel Forward website releases tool for fuel retailers to see how E15-compatible their station is right now.


ACE stands ready to assist fuel retailers as USDA rolls out HBIIP details to expand availability and use of higher ethanol blends

Sioux Falls, SD (May 4, 2020) – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced further information and details surrounding the application process for its Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), which makes available up to $100 million in competitive grants for activities designed to expand the sale and use of renewable fuels, $86 million of which is reserved for…


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 leadership keynotes NEB-hosted training event for fuel retailers interested in adding E15, higher ethanol blends

Sioux Falls, SD (September 3, 2019) – As the first summer of nation-wide approved E15 use winds to an end, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) continues its efforts to ensure retailers understand their hands are no longer tied by red tape preventing them from offering lower priced, higher octane E15 fuel to their customers all year. As a former fuel retailer himself, ACE Senior Vice President…


ACE revisits Tijuana to provide more in-depth ethanol information for returning and prospective retailers

ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty returns a year later to offer more ‘how to’ information with respect to supply, logistics, blending, octane economics, retail marketing and promotion.


ACE introduces fuel retailers to ethanol at a technical forum in Mexico’s “oil country”

Sioux Falls, SD (April 11, 2019) –This week, American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital and largest city of the southeast Mexico state of Chiapas. This trip marks his third time to the country this year to speak at ethanol technical information forums for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint…


ACE leadership testifies on EPA’s proposed RVP/RIN rule

ACE encourages EPA to move forward to finalize a rule allowing RVP relief for E15 but to cast aside harmful proposals to reform the RIN market Sioux Falls, SD (March 29, 2019) –American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President and Market Development Director Ron Lamberty testified today during the public hearing in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed…


ACE returns to Monterrey for a more in-depth ethanol forum to address both returning and new retailers' questions

Sioux Falls, SD (March 21, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty marked his second trip to Mexico this year with a return visit to Monterrey to speak at an ethanol technical information forum for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers…


ACE, retailers talk opportunities to increase E15, higher ethanol blends at NEB Forum

Sioux Falls, SD (March 7, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty participates on a panel today at Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 2019 Emerging Issues Forum in La Vista, Nebraska, with retailers about the opportunities and practical considerations to increase E15 and higher ethanol blends. Lamberty also moderates a panel Friday about emerging markets for U.S. ethanol.  Joining…


ACE returns to Mexico in 2019 to address ethanol questions from service station owners

Sioux Falls, SD (February 22, 2019) – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Mérida, Mexico, this week for the first ethanol technical information forum held in 2019 for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers. The forums are a joint effort of the U.S. Grains Council and the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers (AMPES), to inform…



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