Ethanol Related Links

This list includes links related to ethanol. The Alternative Fuels Data Center does not necessarily recommend or endorse these companies (see disclaimer). For links related to other alternative transportation technologies, use the related links search.



American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE)

The American Coalition for Ethanol is dedicated to promoting and expanding the development of the ethanol industry. Its goals include reducing America's dependence on foreign oil imports, providing an alternative use for American farm products, creating public awareness of the uses and benefits of ethanol, and supporting legislative efforts to promote ethanol use.

American Petroleum Institute (API)

API is the major national trade association representing the entire petroleum industry from exploration and production to transportation, refining, and marketing. It acts as a forum for all parts of the oil and natural gas industry to pursue priority public policy objectives and advance the interests of the industry.

Archer Daniels Midland

Archer Daniels Midland is a leading international food provider that produces several agricultural-crop-based products including corn-based ethanol.

Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communitie

This page contains news and information related to fuel quality activities of Australia's Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.


BiofuelsConnect brokers over-the-counter biodiesel and ethanol both domestically and internationally. They broker spot deals, short-term or long-term contracts, from truckloads to rail cars to vessel quantities. They are the alternative fuels division of

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA)

The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association is a non-profit organization mandated to promote renewable biofuels (ethanol, biodiesel) for automotive transportation through consumer awareness and government liaison activities.

Clean Cities

DOE's Clean Cities Program supports public-private partnerships that deploy AFVs and build supporting alternative fuel infrastructure.

Corn Refiners Association (CRA)

Corn Refiners Association, Inc. is the national trade association representing the corn refining (wet milling) industry of the United States.

Creative Discovery Museum

This website is an educational resource for both students and teachers to help the next generation better understand biofuels and future energy sources.

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Guide

The DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Guide allows users to find fuel economy information, check air pollution ratings, greenhouse gas emissions, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks. You can also research current gasoline prices throughout the United States or look up tips for improving the gas mileage of your current vehicle. tracks the retail prices of E85 around the country. It has over 10,000 members that report E85 prices, new stations carrying E85 as well as closed stations. All prices outside a preset norm range and all new and closed E85 stations are verified.

Electric Auto Association (EAA)

The Electric Auto Association is a non-profit educational organization that promotes the advancement and widespread adoption of Electric Vehicles. The EAA's mission is to act as a public source of information about developments in electric vehicle technology, to encourage experimentation in the building of electric vehicles, and to organize public exhibits and events of electric vehicles to educate the public on the progress and benefits of electric vehicle technology.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

This is the official Web site of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). It serves a dual purpose, directing you to detailed information about EERE, its programs, and the technologies that it is developing, and provides a portal to worldwide information about energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

EIA is a statistical agency of DOE. It provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment as well as alternative fuel production and use.

Energy Management Institute

The Energy Management Institute publishes the Alternative Fuels Index, a subscription-based service that focuses on seven alternative fuel products approved by the Department of Energy to meet current alternative fuel U.S. standards. Those fuels include biodiesel, ethanol, propane, methanol, electricity, hydrogen, and natural gas. Coverage includes industry commentary relating to supply, price, policy and news as well as detailed price and trend analysis at the wholesale level.

Energy Vision

Energy Vision is a national non-profit organization analyzing and promoting ways to make a swift transition to pollution-free renewable energy sources and clean, petroleum-free transportation fuels for the green cities of the future.

Ethanol Producers and Consumers (EPAC)

EPAC is a nonprofit organization with members throughout the nation who support the production and use of ethanol as a clean, renewable energy resource.

Governors' Biofuels Coalition

The Governors' Biofuels Coalition is composed of 35 state executives with international representatives from Brazil; Canada; Mexico; Quebec, Canada; Thailand; Queensland, Australia; and Sweden. The coalition supports the production of biodiesel and ethanol from corn or other domestic, renewable resources using sustainable agricultural methods and encourages its use in the transportation sector.

Growth Energy Market Development

As part of Growth Energy, the organization will continue its 13-year mission to increase the availability of higher ethanol blends and flex-fuel vehicles as well as work to increase the number of ethanol blender pumps. Formerly known as National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC)

National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR)

NCAUR invents new uses of agriculture commodities for industrial and food products, develops new technology to improve environmental quality, and provides technical support to federal regulatory and action agencies. The center's fuels and chemicals division is working on new ways to increase the production of both ethanol and biodiesel.

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA)

The National Corn Growers Association is a federation of state organizations, corn boards, councils and commissions that develops and implements policies and programs on a state and national level to help protect and advance the corn producer's interests.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

As the nation's leading center for renewable energy research, NREL develops new energy technologies to benefit both the environment and the economy. The laboratory's main areas of focus are solar power and photovoltaics, wind energy, alternative fuel vehicles and transportation, buildings and thermal systems, electricity technologies, fuels and chemicals, industrial technologies, measurements and testing, and renewable energy resources.

Nebraska Ethanol Board

The Nebraska Ethanol Board is an organization dedicated to increasing the production and use of ethanol in Nebraska.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomass Energy Data Book

The Biomass Energy Data Book draws together biomass data from diverse sources to produce a comprehensive document that supports anyone with an interest or stake in the biomass industry.

Pure Energy Corporation

Pure Energy Corporation is a bio-based fuels and chemicals company focused on bridging the fossil energy and the renewable energy industries with environmentally friendlier and commercially viable fuels and additives.

Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers

SIGMA is the premier national trade association representing independent chain retailers and marketers of motor fuel, both branded and unbranded.

Steel Tank Institute

Over 90 manufacturers of atmospheric steel storage tanks are members of Steel Tank Institute, a trade association formed in 1916 to help manufacturers promote the safety and strength of steel as the best choice for petroleum and hazardous materials storage.

Sun Grant Initiative

The Sun Grant Initiative is a network of land-grant universities and U.S. DOE laboratories partnering to build a biobased economy. Its mission is to develop, distribute, and implement biobased energy technologies to enhance U.S. energy security, promote agricultural diversification and environmental sustainability, and promote opportunities for biobased economic diversification in rural communities. It includes the Sun Grant BioWeb, a compliation of current information about using biomass resources for bioenergy and bioproducts.

U.S. Department of Energy Biomass Program

This Biomass Program site focuses on U.S. Department of Energy biomass R&D and provides a wealth of information about biomass technologies, policies, and funding opportunities.

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service provides timely, accurate, and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.

Underground Tank Technology Update

The Underground Tank Technology Update (UTTU) newsletter has been helping environmental professionals across America to keep current with the latest UST and remediation information and technologies. Funded by the U.S. EPA and published electronically by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development, UTTU assists consultants, technical specialists and local, state and federal officials needing information on underground storage tank (UST) systems and remediation approaches.