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Poll Shows 80% of Americans Support E15 and Ethanol Availability

According to pro-ethanol group Fuels America, more than 1000 consecutive days of average fuel prices well over $3/gallon have taken their toll on Americans’ budgets and opinions – resulting in more than 80% of those polled saying they would support having E15 (a fuel blend that is, at most, 15% ethanol) available at their local […]

October 27th

Renewable Fuels Standard Saves You $0.50 – 1.50 per Gallon

According to a new analysis by renowned energy economist Philip K. Verleger – who has served as an energy advisor to both Republican and Democratic Presidents – American consumers are saving between $0.50 and $1.50 per gallon on gasoline as a direct result of increased ethanol production under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). “The implication […]

October 5th

NASCAR Legend Richard Childress Endorses Ethanol

Richard Childress is a legend in NASCAR. While those outside the sport may not know his name, however, they know the iconic no. 3 that Childress’ driver, Dale Earnhardt, drove to NASCAR’s premier championship in 1986. And 1987. And 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1994, for that matter. Perhaps more telling is the fact that the […]

September 18th

Switzer Builds 2000 hp Ethanol-fueled Nissan GTR (w/ video)

Switzer Performance has carved out a few special little performance niches for itself in recent years – most notably in alternative fuels tuning and for “advancing the state of the art” when it comes to electronic engine management systems. This latest car, which started life as a 485 hp R35 Nissan GTR, combines both disciplines, […]

September 18th

It's Working: Tom Haag Talks Renewable Fuel Standard

When the words “Big Oil hasn’t let the facts get in the way of its attacks on renewable fuels.” showed up on my Twitter feed this morning, I actually laughed out loud. Despite significant legal reviews, health benefits touted by the American Lung Association, lower prices, and multiple debunkings of that whole “no food for […]

September 12th

New Florida Plant Can Make Ethanol from Grass and Garbage

The INEOS plant heats organic materials in collected organic waste materials (food, yard clippings, etc.) which produces a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Bacteria feed on the heated waste to ferment the gas and create ethanol. The company says it intends to begin selling ethanol to US fuel companies and plans to release its first shipments later this month.

August 6th