3/14/2019
New Small Refinery Exemptions “A Slap in the Face to Rural Communities”

Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it granted five new small refinery exemptions for 2017, bringing the total gallons of lost demand to 2.6 billion in 2016-2017:

7/31/2020
Growth Energy to IRS: Ethanol Plants Ready to Capture More Carbon

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 […]

7/29/2020
Conversations with Biofuels Champions, feat. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.)

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 […]

7/28/2020
Growth Energy Rallies Behind Ernst’s Demand for Action on E15 Labeling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor applauded Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-Iowa) push to secure action on the administration’s prior commitment to streamline labeling and remove infrastructure barriers to the sale of E15, a fuel blend containing 15 percent ethanol. In a new letter to the to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the senator called on […]

7/27/2020
Growth Energy Statement on Senate Action on Biofuel Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Growth Energy issued the following statement on the Senate language for the next round of COVID-19 relief, which included biofuels producers as eligible entities under the recently released agriculture assistance program. “This is a good first step towards healing the damage wrought by COVID-19, but falls short of providing the necessary […]

7/24/2020
Growth Energy Champions Biofuels as Part of USDA’s Innovation Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in response to a request for input on the agency’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda (AIA), a new initiative to promote conservation and boost productivity in American agriculture. In her comments, Skor applauded the agency’s focus on expanding the […]

7/22/2020
Conversations with Biofuels Champions, feat. Congressman Roger Marshall (R-Kan.)

This week in our “Conversations with Biofuel Champions” summer video series, our CEO Emily Skor visited with one of our top champs in the House of Representatives: U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas. Dr. Roger Marshall, congressman for Kansas’ First District, is a fifth generation farm kid who grew up in Butler County, Kansas. After […]

7/16/2020
Innovative Technologies joins Growth Energy

We are pleased to announce the addition of Innovative Technologies to Growth Energy. Innovative Technologies is a full service centrifuge company. By continuing to make advancements in their products and techniques, they provide efficient and effective solutions and continue to establish ourselves as a nationwide leader. “Innovative Technologies is proud to be joining Growth Energy,” […]

7/15/2020
Conversations with Biofuel Champions, feat. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-Iowa)

This week in our “Conversations with Biofuel Champions” summer video series, our CEO Emily Skor had the opportunity to visit with one of our newest biofuel champions: U.S. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer of Iowa. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer was elected in 2018 to represent Iowa’s First Congressional District. As Finkenauer tells Skor, she wanted to serve in […]

7/13/2020
Growth Energy Testifies on Low-Carbon Ethanol and EPA Test Fuels

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley offered testimony during a virtual public hearing on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) test protocols for U.S. fuels. The agency is currently updating Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards to reflect the modern transition to higher blends of […]

7/9/2020
Drivers surpass 15 billion miles on E15

Drivers are choosing E15, marketed to consumers as Unleaded88, at the pump now more than ever. Over the past several years, E15 has seen rapid growth nationwide. It took about four years for retailers to sell enough E15 to fuel ONE billion miles (from about 2013 to 2017). However, since then, use has increased so […]


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CEO @GrowthEnergy tells IRS how #ethanol plants can lead the way on #carbon capture https://t.co/xiHAipVJpI

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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

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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

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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

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