Tag: ethanol

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

USA: $100 million to expand ethanol and biodiesel infrastructure

July 17, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making available up to $100 million in grants for activities designed to expand the availability and sale of renewable fuels. The funds are part of the recently launched USDA’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Trump’s billion-dollar gambit: An ethanol deal to meet the demands of farmers and Big Oil

September 23, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The Trump administration appears to be moving toward a deal to placate ethanol interests who have blamed the president’s deregulatory push for forcing the closing of 17 ethanol plants. It’s a deal where the administration is trying to do damage […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Put Ethanol in People, Not Gasoline!

October 10, 2018

Via: Forbes

At a campaign rally in Iowa, President Trump indicated that he intends to support requiring a blend of 15% ethanol in the U.S. gasoline supply. The location was apt, since the only rationale for such a move is naked pandering […]

News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Ethanol Policy Set For Big Change

March 6, 2017

Via: Forbes

Last week the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) reported that President Trump will direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make a big change to the country’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The change is one that has been long sought by refiners, but […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Recent data show divergent trends for rail shipments of crude oil, ethanol, and biodiesel

June 6, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

Although pipelines, tankers, and barges are widely used to transport liquid fuels to, from, and within the United States, several types of liquid fuels, including crude oil, ethanol, and biodiesel, are transported by rail in large volumes. EIA recently expanded […]

News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. ethanol exports reach highest level since 2011

March 11, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

U.S. exports of fuel ethanol reached their highest level in four years in 2015, totaling 844 million gallons, a slight increase from 2014 and second only to the 1.2 billion gallons exported during 2011. U.S. imports of ethanol, which totaled […]