The current biofuels infrastructure bill in the Minnesota legislature (House File 1257 and Senate File 1277) is really more than just increasing fuel tanks, pipes and dispensers.
It's about bolstering Minnesota's energy security, saving consumers at the pump, driving down greenhouse gas emissions and boosting Minnesota's economy. And to fully realize these economic, environmental and social benefits, there needs to be greater access to E15 in Minnesota. That's where this biofuels infrastructure bill comes in.
If the state invests $12.5 million in E15 infrastructure, some 150 additional stations would be able to dispense E15, which in turn could potentially increase E15 consumption in Minnesota to 150 million gallons annually.Read More
Minnesota railroad operator, Twin Cities & Western Railroad Company (TC&W), has joined the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association as a vendor member. TC&W operates with its affiliates, Minnesota Prairie Line and Sisseton Milbank Railroad Company, approximately 350 miles of railroad track in west central Minnesota and eastern South Dakota. The company's shipments areprimarily comprised of agricultural products as well as ethanol from two plants.Read More
Eight students from Glencoe Silver Lake High School toured Heartland Corn Products March 24 to understand how clean renewable Minnesota energy is produced.
The students, from grades 10 to 12, toured the various process of ethanol production at Heartland Corn Products, which produces 100 million gallons of ethanol a year. Read More