Biden Boosts Biofuels. Again.

Biden Boosts Biofuels. Again.

Uncle Sam is forking over some cold hard cash to pump up biofuels. Again. Here’s what’s new: On Tuesday, the USDA announced they would start accepting applications for $100M in new grants to support infrastructure and conversion projects that will increase the use and...
All the Buzz on Biofuels

All the Buzz on Biofuels

At laaaast. After endless delays, the EPA has finally set biofuel blending mandates for 2022, as well as retroactively for 2020 and 2021, due to the reduced energy demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2022 mandate: 20.63B gallons 2021: 18.84B gallons 2020: 17.13B...
E15 Extravaganza

E15 Extravaganza

Summer’s just around the corner, and you know what that means… Swimming pools, barbecues, and more corn in your gas tank. On Tuesday, President Biden made his way to an ethanol plant in Iowa and made a big announcement: “I love corn. I just love it. We should use it...
A Mixed Bag for Biofuels

A Mixed Bag for Biofuels

Prices at the pump have been an ouchie lately for consumers. The seven-year high in gas prices is felt across the nation, spurred by how little we needed fuel in 2020 (for obvious reasons). And on the biofuel front, the drop in demand and the increase in cost of...
Biofuel Blending Brawl

Biofuel Blending Brawl

Several U.S. oil refiners have racked up a whopping $1.6 billion deficit in biofuel credits. And much to the chagrin of ethanol advocates, rumor has it that President Biden may let them off the hook. Refresher: The U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires oil...