WASHINGTON, DC — Growth Energy announced that summer sales of E15 – a fuel with 15 percent renewable biofuel often sold as Unleaded 88 at the pump – are up 46 percent in 2019 compared to 2018 on a per-store basis. Additionally, for the first time, this past summer saw the number of stores offering Unleaded […]
With year-round sales of E15 now allowed across the nation, the popularity of the fuel blend continues to grow daily. Engine experts consistently agree that E15 is not only a more-affordable, higher-octane fueling option at the pump, but that it is good for engines. Convenience Store Decisions (CSD) Magazine interviewed fuel experts earlier this month […]
The following article was featured on CSP’s website: “Casey’s General Stores was founded by Don Lamberti in Boone, Iowa, in 1967. The company consistently ranks among the top convenience store chains in the United States, driven in large part by the company’s focus on meeting consumer demand. … “Education is key for not just the […]
RaceTrac Vice President of Supply & Distribution AJ Siccardi sharing their E15 story. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, Growth Energy welcomed the fuel industry’s leading independent E15 retailers at their fourth annual Prime the Pump retreat in Brainerd, MN. The three-day Prime the Pump retreat allowed attendees to share best practices for tackling industry challenges. The 24 attendees included Nathaniel […]
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.