9/17/2020
Growth Energy Rallies Biofuel Champions at D.C. Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advocates and experts have virtually converged in Washington, D.C. this week for Growth Energy’s annual Biofuels Summit to advocate for biofuels in our nation’s capital. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor kicked off this year’s all-virtual event with opening remarks and a fireside chat on industry priorities with Growth Energy Chairman of the […]

9/16/2020
Growth Energy CEO Offers FEW Keynote on Industry Recovery and Expansion

In her keynote address at the 36th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW), Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor provided an update on the industry’s recovery amid COVID-19 and offered an exciting vision for growth in the months and years ahead. “We approach this decade through the lens of what will drive demand for […]

9/14/2020
Growth Energy Welcomes EPA Rejection of ‘Gap-Year’ Exemptions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy today welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to reject so-called ‘gap-year’ exemptions from the nation’s biofuel laws. In total, the agency had received 68 retroactive exemption requests from petroleum refiners seeking to skirt obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and today’s move denies the majority of pending requests. […]

9/14/2020
Joint Statement On Brazil Ethanol TRQ Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After expiring on August 31 and a 20 percent tariff was temporarily applied to all U.S. ethanol, Brazil’s tariff rate quota (TRQ) has been extended for a further 90 days starting on Sept. 14. The following is a joint statement from Emily Skor, CEO, Growth Energy; Ryan LeGrand, President and CEO, U.S. […]

9/8/2020
Farm Advocates & Plant Operators Press President Trump to Defend Biofuels

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter today, 93 farm organizations, biofuel stakeholders, and plant managers from across the country called on President Trump to “stand up against an urgent threat facing rural communities” and reject oil industry exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “Our communities are still working to rebuild America’s agricultural supply chain […]

8/25/2020
Growth Energy Applauds Biofuel Role in Climate Plan from Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy today welcomed the inclusion of biofuels in a new plan released by the U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis. In a section devoted to the role of farmers and rural communities in combating carbon emissions, the report outlines strategies to expand the role of clean, affordable ethanol and other biofuels. […]

8/25/2020
Farmers, Ethanol Producers File Court Brief Defending EPA’s Year-Round E15 Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Responding to the oil industry’s effort to undermine the expansion of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association, and National Corn Growers Association on Friday filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit supporting and defending the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 regulation that finally allowed year-round […]

8/20/2020
Growth Energy Slams Fresh Round of Exemption Requests at EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy today reaffirmed its opposition to so-called ‘gap-year’ exemptions from the nation’s biofuel laws after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed nine new petitions from refiners seeking to skirt obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard – bringing the total to 98, including 67 retroactive exemption requests. “Oil companies are pouring gasoline […]

8/20/2020
Growth Energy Welcomes Lawmaker Push Against Brazilian Ethanol Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor thanked farm-state lawmakers who called on the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to stand strong against Brazilian trade barriers targeting U.S. ethanol. Led by Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Adrian Smith (NE-03), 20 members of the House sent a letter calling on USTR Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer to […]

8/20/2020
Growth Energy Cheers Strong Retail Interest in USDA Biofuel Infrastructure Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy hailed the latest efforts of retailers seeking to expand biofuel options at the pump, with last week’s close of the application period under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). Building on efforts through Prime the Pump, Growth Energy’s unmatched network of retail partners submitted […]


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Always good to get out into the heartland to talk to the folks of American agriculture. Plenty of topics discussed at today’s forum with @RodneyDavis at Beaty Farms: USMCA, trade with 🇨🇳, MFP, ethanol, CCC, and many more — a great way to end our visit to the Land of Lincoln. https://t.co/jlbS0ELydJ

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Sponsored by our partner, @GrowthEnergy: High ethanol blends are boosting sales for the convenience stores that sell them, and the ever-growing base of faithful E15 consumers is proof of it. #cstores #retail https://t.co/0F4BO5Tx5B

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Celebrating 20 years of providing renewable energy and supporting MO’s #1 industry, @MoAgriculture, at @POETbiofuels in Macon this morning. One of just six farmer-owned ethanol plants in our state, providing fuel, feed, fiber and sustainability to keep moving #MissouriForward. https://t.co/3M8g0FgOjW

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