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.
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.
Archer Daniels Midland is a leading international food provider that produces several agricultural-crop-based products including corn-based ethanol.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Cities Program supports public-private partnerships that deploy alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and build supporting alternative fuel infrastructure.
Corn Refiners Association, Inc. is the national trade association representing the corn refining (wet milling) industry of the United States.
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.
E85Prices.com 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.
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.
The Energy Management Institute publishes the Alternative Fuels Index, a subscription-based service that focuses on seven alternative fuel products approved by the DOE 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 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.
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.
As part of Growth Energy, the organization will continue its 13-year mission to increase the availability of higher ethanol blends and flexible-fuel vehicles, as well as work to increase the number of ethanol blender pumps. The organization was formerly known as the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC).
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 works on new ways to increase the production of both ethanol and biodiesel.
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.
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.
The Nebraska Ethanol Board is an organization dedicated to increasing the production and use of ethanol in Nebraska.
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) represents renewable fuel and bio-product companies, primarily ethanol producers. Their website tracks ethanol plants and provides annual publications with yearly data.
SIGMA is the premier national trade association representing independent chain retailers and marketers of motor fuel, both branded and unbranded.
More than 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.
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service provides timely, accurate, and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.