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February 27, 2024

Biomass-based diesel and ethanol compliance credit prices decline 45% from start of year

October 24, 2023

Market prices for Renewable Fuel Standard credits are falling

September 5, 2023

In 2023, U.S. renewable diesel production capacity surpassed biodiesel production capacity

December 1, 2022

More ethanol was blended into U.S. gasoline last summer than ever before

October 18, 2022

95% of the fuel ethanol moved in the United States in the first half of 2022 moved by rail

August 22, 2022

Most U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity at the start of 2022 was in the Midwest

July 13, 2022

Renewable identification number prices for ethanol and biomass-based diesel remain high

November 19, 2021

EIA expands data coverage of biofuels in our Monthly Energy Review

September 13, 2021

EIA releases plant-level U.S. biofuels production capacity data

June 2, 2021

Agricultural feedstock costs drive RIN prices to all-time highs

May 14, 2021

In 2020, U.S. exports of fuel ethanol fell for the second consecutive year

March 31, 2021

Extreme winter weather event in Texas reduced fuel ethanol production in February

February 24, 2021

Ethanol and biomass-based diesel RIN prices approaching all-time highs

September 29, 2020

U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity increased by 3% in 2019

June 8, 2020

U.S. fuel ethanol production and inventory changes have largely followed motor gasoline

May 1, 2020

U.S. ethanol exports fell for the first time in four years in 2019

October 25, 2019

EPA refinery exemptions reduced renewable fuel blending requirements in 2018

September 20, 2019

Increase in U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity slows

August 29, 2019

EIA introduces redesigned Energy Explained resource

August 8, 2019

Rising corn prices and oversupply push ethanol operating margins to multiyear lows

July 16, 2019

New EPA ruling expands sale of 15% ethanol blended motor gasoline

April 24, 2019

The United States exported a record volume of ethanol in 2018 for second consecutive year

March 1, 2019

EIA expects stable U.S. biofuels production, consumption, and trade through 2020

December 6, 2018

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2019, reflecting cellulosic biofuel shortfalls

September 21, 2018

Seasonality in Brazilian petroleum liquids production is driven by biofuels

August 15, 2018

Six states account for more than 70% of U.S. fuel ethanol production

August 1, 2018

U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity continues to increase

April 27, 2018

U.S. exported a record amount of fuel ethanol in 2017

March 6, 2018

Positive U.S. ethanol margins are driving ethanol production growth

July 21, 2017

U.S. fuel ethanol production continues to grow in 2017

June 28, 2017

U.S. ethanol production capacity continues to increase

March 16, 2017

U.S. ethanol exports rise 26% in 2016 to second-highest level on record

December 13, 2016

EIA forecasts continued biomass-based diesel growth due to final 2017 RFS targets

August 10, 2016

U.S. ethanol plant capacity increases for third consecutive year

June 3, 2016

Recent data show divergent trends for rail shipments of crude oil, ethanol, and biodiesel

May 4, 2016

Almost all U.S. gasoline is blended with 10% ethanol

April 7, 2016

EIA tracks monthly ethanol and biodiesel rail movements

March 10, 2016

U.S. ethanol exports exceed 800 million gallons for second year in a row

October 8, 2015

West Coast petroleum markets differ by supply, demand, and distribution

May 18, 2015

Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy at highest level since 1954

May 13, 2015

Corn ethanol yields continue to improve

March 26, 2015

U.S. ethanol exports in 2014 reach highest level since 2011

February 23, 2015

Higher RIN prices support continued ethanol blending despite lower gasoline prices

October 27, 2014

Increasing ethanol use has reduced the average energy content of retail motor gasoline

September 5, 2014

Commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant opens

May 5, 2014

U.S. ethanol imports from Brazil down in 2013

April 3, 2014

Rail congestion, cold weather raise ethanol spot prices

March 7, 2014

E85 fueling station availability is increasing

March 5, 2014

Ethanol producers benefiting from higher margins for distillers grains

December 13, 2013

Abundant 2013 corn harvest boosts ethanol production

November 21, 2013

EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard

October 7, 2013

Ethanol blending provides another proxy for gasoline demand

September 19, 2013

E85 motor fuel is increasingly price-competitive with gasoline in parts of the Midwest

August 14, 2013

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013; additional adjustments expected in 2014

June 13, 2013

What caused the run-up in ethanol RIN prices during early 2013?

June 5, 2013

U.S. ethanol production and the Renewable Fuel Standard RIN bank

June 3, 2013

RINs and RVOs are used to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard

May 20, 2013

Ethanol production capacity little changed in past year

May 6, 2013

Price spread between regular and premium gasoline has changed over time

March 11, 2013

Ethanol producers respond to market conditions

February 26, 2013

Cellulosic biofuels begin to flow but in lower volumes than foreseen by statutory targets

February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage

January 31, 2013

2012 Brief: U.S. ethanol prices and production lower compared to 2011

November 30, 2012

EIA releases U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity data

October 18, 2012

Biofuels markets face blending constraints and other challenges

August 31, 2012

Drought increases price of corn, reduces profits to ethanol producers

August 30, 2012

Drought has significant effect on corn crop condition, projected ethanol production

August 28, 2012

Worst drought in decades could affect U.S. energy markets

April 30, 2012

Access to alternative transportation fuel stations varies across the lower 48 states

March 6, 2012

Record U.S. ethanol exports in 2011 help offset Brazil's production decline

January 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release

December 8, 2011

Gasoline with higher ethanol content getting closer to U.S. drivers' fuel tanks

November 9, 2011

Use of U.S. wind and biofuels on the rise

September 14, 2011

Growth slows in U.S. ethanol production and consumption

August 11, 2011

Consumption of alternative transportation fuels held steady in 2009

August 10, 2011

Number of alternative fuel vehicles in vehicle fleets increased in 2009

March 31, 2011

Reduced carbon intensity of corn ethanol may increase its consumption in California

March 9, 2011

Growth in liquids production puts Brazil on world energy stage