The following article was featured in this month’s Convenience Store Decisions magazine and posted on their website:
“When you see E15 at the dispenser or hear of the term, what do you think of? Over the past several years, Growth Energy has completed more than 6,000 consumer surveys to answer that question. The goal of the research was to determine what name consumers wanted when purchasing E15.
“The consumer has spoken. The results concluded that when E15 is marketed at the pump, consumers want to see a name similar to other gasoline grades, such as Regular 88 or Unleaded 88. Filling up at the pump isn’t something that consumers want to think about; they want the process to be as effortless as possible. Consumers have stated they are willing to purchase E15 when it is marketed as Unleaded88 or Regular88.
“By highlighting Unleaded 88’s cleaner burning attributes, consumers interpret it as smart for their engines and a fuel that is a little better for the air we breathe. By communicating to consumers that Unleaded 88 is cleaner burning, it positions the fuel as engine smart and earth-kind.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted written comments on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) proposed regulations under section 45Q, a performance-based tax credit for carbon capture projects. In her letter, Skor called on the agency to offer credit for carbon dioxide captured for food and beverage purposes, which would promote investment […]
This week in our “Conversations with Biofuels Champions” summer video series, our CEO Emily Skor visited with one of our top champs in the House of Representatives: U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos of Illinois. Born in Springfield, Illinois, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos comes from a long line of farmers and teachers and a deep appreciation for being […]
CEO @GrowthEnergy tells IRS how #ethanol plants can lead the way on #carbon capture https://t.co/xiHAipVJpI
As @RepCheri Bustos says here, the biofuels industry has a cascading effect on agriculture — it promotes strong supply chains and multiplies rural economic output. Abuse of the Renewable Fuel Standard through refinery exemptions only serves to harm the ag economy. https://t.co/pvW7P4yZ4F
The future of fuel — increased engine performance, lowering our carbon footprint, and eliminating toxic fuel additives — is already here. At @EESI's Clean Energy Expo, Growth Energy SVP of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley laid out the benefits that expanding ethanol can bring. https://t.co/aW5v9A4prB
In a letter to the IRS, GE CEO @EmilySkor proposes applying the 45Q performance based carbon tax credit to carbon capture projects at ethanol plants as a way to incentivize and expand their further use. Biofuel producers are ready to do more! See the letter here: https://t.co/MtEDPF0jKy