More and more consumers are choosing biofuels at the pump, thanks in part to wider retail availability and broader public awareness of the benefits. Social media has been a catalyst for meaningful conversation, proving it is not just the messages but also the messengers who deliver them that make a difference. Whether its reducing your carbon footprint, providing cleaner air for your kids to breathe or saving money at the pump, the benefits of biofuels speak to different people in different ways. Social media provides a platform to reach them all.
As more people take to social media to spread the word about biofuels, Growth Energy is committed to working with its partners to provide consumers and retailers access to the best information available in formats that are easily digestible and shareable with peers. From industry announcements and newly released statistics to important milestones and anecdotal information, the sites below tell the story of ethanol and have been instrumental in driving community support.
GrowthEnergy.org – Geared towards Growth Energy members, policymakers and the media, GrowthEnergy.org provides information about the issues and legislation that influence the industry, along with opportunities to act to help move ethanol forward.
GetBiofuel.com – The best primer on ethanol and E15 that even includes an E15 and E85 station locator for drivers interested in filling up with higher ethanol blended fuels.
AmericanEthanolRacing.com – If you’re interested in engine performance and Growth Energy’s involvement with high-power performance sports, this is the site for you. Here you can learn more about NASCAR’s use of E15 as the primary fuel in all NASCAR races.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a request for information on biofuel infrastructure priorities, seeking feedback from stakeholders on a key element of president’s promise to expand markets for higher ethanol blends like E15. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement: “We appreciate the USDA’s outreach, and we look forward to sharing our insights on efforts […]
Ray was the founding member of Big River Resources and a longtime Growth Energy Board member. We are all better off for knowing him and our community will feel this loss deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and staff on this difficult day. You will be missed, Ray.
To those of us within it, the ethanol industry often feels like a big family. Today that entire family mourns the loss of one of our own, Ray Defenbaugh. We will always remember his relentless spirit — his honesty, optimism, humor, and especially his fierce, fierce loyalty.