Gov. Schwarzenegger & Propel Fuels Celebrate Grand Opening of Alt. Fuel Station in San Jose

Yesterday, Propel Fuels along with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger celebrated the grand opening of a new alternative fuels station in San Jose, CA, that is now serving E85 and biodiesel.

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Hypocrisy in the Name of the Planet

The growth in domestic ethanol production has been fueled in part by so-called environmentalists and others who were concerned about the damage being done to the planet by American dependence

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Following Secretary Vilsack’s speech at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 21, he took a road trip down to the Southeastern region of the country to visit

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Ethanol and Gasoline Prices

Ethanol prices have strengthened over the past several months in response to higher corn prices and growing ethanol demand. Some have attempted to single out the escalation in ethanol prices

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Member Highlight: Abengoa Bioenergy, Two New Production Facilities Open for Business

America’s ethanol industry continues to grow as evidenced by two new ethanol facilities officially opening for business this week. RFA Producer Member Abengoa Bioenergy, a global leader in ethanol production,

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Secretary Vilsack Addresses Administration Biofuel Policy

Following remarks by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding Obama Administration biofuel policy, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen issued the following statement: “The Obama Administration has shown strong

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ILUC: Real World Results vs. Economic Theory

A soon-to-be published paper by experts at the Department of Energy (DOE) has determined that indirect land use change (ILUC) resulting from corn ethanol expansion over the past decade has

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Making a Silk Purse

It is no secret that the ethanol industry is frustrated with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) segmented approach to expanding the market for ethanol.  On numerous occasions, the RFA has

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August Ethanol Exports Up 18% from July

U.S. biofuel producers exported 29.6 million gallons of ethanol (both denatured and undenatured, non-beverage alcohol) in August, up 18% from July, according to government data released today. Year-to-date ethanol exports

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As Before, “Food vs Fuel” Arguments Strike Out

In the words of the immortal Yogi Berra (and in tribute to another effortless sweep of the Twins by Berra’s Yankees in the AL Division Series), it’s déjà vu all

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