Wisconsin gets eight new E15 pumps
May 7, 2013 – The Wisconsin Ethanol Coalition is excited to announce eight pumps offering E15 as a choice to consumers. The pumps are located at the SmartStation, 1290 Business Highway 151, Platteville, WI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Badger State Ethanol.
E15 is a new high-octane fuel made up of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. In January 2011, the EPA approved E15 for use in model year 2001 and newer cars, light-duty trucks, SUVs, and flex-fuel vehicles. Read Full Release
Ace Ethanol announces plans for commercial production of cellulosic ethanol
Partnership with Sweetwater Energy marks first for the industry
January 4, 2013 – Ace Ethanol, will partner with Sweetwater Energy, Inc., a Rochester NY-based cellulosic sugar producer to generate cellulosic ethanol at Ace’s plant for up to 16 years. Sweetwater’s patented, decentralized process will convert locally available cellulosic, non-food biomass, such as crop residues, energy crops, and woody biomass into highly fermentable sugar, which Ace will ferment into ethanol. The entire contract has a total potential value in excess of $100 million, and requires a minimal capital outlay by Ace Ethanol while stabilizing Ace’s feedstock cost over the life of the agreement. Read Full Release
AAA claim false regarding E15 fuel use
November 30, 2012 – MILWAUKEE – A statement made today by AAA regarding the safety of E15 use in motor vehicles is misplaced, and a veiled attempt by Big Oil to stop consumers from benefiting from its use.
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Statement on the denial of the RFS waiver
November 16, 2012 – MILWAUKEE – Josh Morby, executive director of the Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance has released the following statement in response to the denial of the RFS waiver:
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