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ACE Urges NHTSA to Develop a More Technology-Neutral Approach to Meet Fuel Economy Standards

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) CEO Brian Jennings submitted feedback to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today on its proposed rulemaking for Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks for Model Years 2027–2032 and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Pickup Trucks and Vans for Model Years 2030–2035, calling on NHTSA to develop a…


ACE Takes Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel Vehicle to USGC Global Ethanol Summit and Back for Post South Dakota Tour

American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Chief Marketing Officer Ron Lamberty is traveling 1,300 miles to Reston, Virginia, in his Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel vehicle to speak at the U.S. Grains Council’s Global Ethanol Summit (GES) taking place October 16-18 about retailer ethanol blending economics and margin opportunities. The Council requested Lamberty bring his hybrid as several countries consider implementing…


ACE Promotes HBIIP and E15 Compatibility at 2023 Fuel Market Trade Shows

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is rounding out its 2023 petroleum marketer trade show season at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show, Oct. 3-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. The event is the world's largest annual gathering of convenience and fuel marketing professionals. Earlier this year, ACE traveled to other trade shows, including the Western Petroleum Marketers Association…


ACE Scholarship Program Announces 2023 Winners

As the new school year gets underway, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) congratulates the 2023 scholarship recipients Elizabeth Studer, Mallory Moorman and Kaelyn Drury. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship through ACE’s Scholarship Program to help further their collegiate education. “ACE wishes these bright, young students of ACE member employees the best of luck as they pursue their…


As Annual RVP Season Comes to an End, ACE Renews Call for This to Be the Very Last Summer of E15 Uncertainty

As the summer driving season comes to an end, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is renewing its call to once and for all get a remedy for E15 in place, so retailers don’t have to face uncertainty each driving season. One month ago, ACE CEO Brian Jennings sent a letter to President Biden urging him to ensure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promptly finalizes its proposed regulation…


ACE Sets the Record Straight on GHG Impacts of Ethanol in Response to SAB Letter Regarding RFS Set Rule

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) workgroup draft commentary letter to Administrator Regan regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) “Set” Rule, particularly countering the biased allegations made by the workgroup concerning the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) impacts of corn starch ethanol. ACE CEO Brian…


ACE 2023 Awards Honor Ethanol Industry Contributors

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) honored a select group of advocates for their contributions to the ethanol industry during its 36th annual conference this month in Minneapolis. The Merle Anderson Award, named after the organization’s founder, went to Ron Alverson this year. Alverson was a founder and is a current board member of Lake Area Corn Processors LLC (Dakota Ethanol), a 90 million…


ACE 2023 Conference Featured Tax Experts Covering How to Maximize on IRA Biofuel Incentives

Just over a year since the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law, marking the passage of what’s poised to be the most transformative piece of legislation for the clean energy movement to propel low carbon fuel technologies through significant tax credits and benefits, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) featured a panel of tax experts at its 36th annual conference last week to cover…


ACE, eFlexFuel Technology Demonstrate Benefits of Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel Vehicle at Conference in Minneapolis

Sioux Falls, SD (August 28, 2023) – Two years after the public unveiling of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel vehicle at its 2021 annual conference in Minneapolis, ACE demonstrated the project’s value to conference attendees at this year’s conference, once again held in the Twin Cities. ACE’s Chief Marketing Officer Ron Lamberty shared updated stats over the first two…


ACE’s 36th Annual Ethanol Conference Kicked Off in Minneapolis This Week

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) 36th annual conference kicked off in Minneapolis, Minnesota, this week with an update from ACE leadership, including ACE Board President, Dave Sovereign, ACE CMO Ron Lamberty, and ACE CEO Brian Jennings. Jennings, in his remarks, addressed timely topics such as year-round E15, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and how ethanol is part of the solution to curb carbon…



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