Every time you fuel up at the pump, the dispenser you reach for matters.
Ethanol makes the gasoline we use cleaner, healthier and more affordable. In fact, ethanol is already transforming how we fuel our country. Right now, 98 percent of gasoline sold in the U.S. has at least 10 percent ethanol (E10). At over 3,000 stations across the country, there is an even better choice – gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol, or E15.
E15 is approved for all passenger cars, light duty trucks, and medium-duty passenger vehicles made since 2001 – or nearly 9 out of 10 cars on the road today. Currently, there are retail locations in 31 states that sell higher blends of ethanol, and this number is on the rise. Greater awareness of the benefits of ethanol is driving demand, and each choice to fill up with E15 represents progress.
The GetBiofuel Fuel Finder tool makes it simple to find the nearest E15 or E85 station, so that drivers can always take advantage of the high-quality options offered by our retail partners. Making the switch to biofuels at the pump is getting easier and easier, you just need to know where to look.
Leveraging higher blends of renewable fuel with ethanol can make an immediate impact – and is an imperative — on reaching ambitious climate goals by lowering emissions and air pollution while also supporting American jobs and providing consumer savings.
Fueling up with E15 is good for vehicles and the environment. Ethanol reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 46% compared to regular gasoline. In fact, a simple change to nationwide E15 would reduce CO2 emissions by more than 17.62 million tons — the equivalent of taking 3.85 million cars off the road each year.
Ethanol is a homegrown biofuel, easy on engines, and more affordable than the alternatives. Right now, drivers are seeing savings of almost a dollar per gallon when they fill up with E15.
Ethanol is an American success story. More biofuels in our gasoline means less reliance on foreign oil to fuel America and less vulnerability to volatile international oil prices. The introduction of biofuels into our fuel supply has already allowed the U.S. to reduce oil imports by half and has supported nearly 366,000 American jobs.
You can help fuel change. Americans have driven over 75 billion miles on E15. Each time someone chooses higher ethanol blends at the pump, we all benefit. Wider availability and better awareness of the virtues of biofuels are driving the revolution.
On May 31, 21 members of the House, led by Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging her to protect U.S. farmers and biofuel producers and prioritize U.S. #ethanol export competitiveness in Brazil.https://t.co/Ugx88bA1KT https://t.co/bmf7EjdNxA
Protecting #IA04 farmers and #ethanol producers will always be a top priority for me in Congress. I appreciate working with my @WaysandMeansGOP colleague @RepLaHood to ensure American ethanol exports receive fair treatment and robust market access in Brazil. https://t.co/pX246NiqLn
.@NUVUFUELS: "In Michigan alone, the higher biofuel blend offers drivers more than $1 billion in fuel savings annually, reduces emissions, and supports the state’s rural economy." twitter.com/Lwl_First_Look…
Celebrated the nation's second #E15 standard with @RFNebraska's Dawn Caldwell and Traci Menke. Thank you for your work getting #LB562 signed into law. Nebraskan families will see savings at the pump this summer! cc: @LadyOfAg https://t.co/uPgLthktdZ