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, 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