Remembering the life of industry veteran Randy Ives

Pictured: Randy Ives, wife Denise, daughter gabriella, and industry friends and colleagues at ace's 2019 annual conference.  Randy Ives was honored with ACE's most prestigious award, the Merle Anderson Award, named after ACE's founder, for his distinguished contributions to the advancement of the U.S. ethanol industry during the 2019 August conference in Omaha. Duane Kristensen, ACE Board President,…

ACE Senior VP Ron Lamberty's take on first Mexico retailer mission in Iowa

PHOTO: Tour leaders American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Senior VP Ron Lamberty (L) and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) Managing Director Lucy Norton Since ACE created its Market Development program nearly 20 years ago, our approach has been to connect prospective ethanol retailers (whether they knew they were prospective or not) with other retailers and marketers who had already increased…


By Ron Lamberty, Senior Vice President, American Coalition for Ethanol Three years ago, gasoline retailers in Mexico had no control over what brand or grades of fuel they sold in their stations. They also didn’t determine fuel prices, when they got fuel deliveries, or even whether they have fuel on hand. Eighty years ago, Mexico created the state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos, better known…

When the Going Gets Tough… the Tough Go to Mexico?

Ron Lamberty, ACE Senior Vice President, highlights efforts ACE and others have been making to grow the use of ethanol in the U.S. and in Mexico.

ACE webinar delivers ethanol market development progress report domestically and abroad

Right now, ethanol prices are at record lows, and if there’s any upside to depressed ethanol prices, it’s the opportunity to open new markets. ACE's Ron Lamberty believes there’s an opportunity now for more retailers to begin selling low-cost E15 and for more consumers to start saving money at the pump.

All this Win-Win talk from the Administration and the EPA

Commentary from Tom Blazek - a first time attendee of ACE's 10th annual Washington, D.C. fly-in March 21-22 from Lake Charles, Louisiana - on the actions and talk concerning the ethanol industry and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) following the fly-in.

ACE & other corn, biofuels groups sign EPA letter on commercial-ready cellulosic biofuel

Representatives of the cellulosic biofuels industry asked the U.S. EPA to take a renewed look at commercial-ready cellulosic biofuels, including cellulosic ethanol made from corn kernel fiber, as the agency begins its work to develop proposed 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard renewable volume obligations (RVOs), in a Feb. 15 letterthat the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and 19 other trade groups sent…

New Ethanol Today Highlights Progress At The Pump

New issue of Ethanol Today focuses on market development.

Guardian Energy CEO Mike Jerke notes ethanol's positive momentum in guest column

Mike Jerke responds to a recent anti-ethanol column in the Dickinson Press.

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