Article in Ethanol Producer Magazine, April 6, 2016
Growth Energy: More than 150 million miles driven on E15
An important milestone for higher ethanol fuel blends was reached recently. Major gasoline retailers working with Growth Energy have reported that over the past 12 months, using the U.S. average gas mileage of 20 miles-per-gallon, consumers have surpassed 150 million miles using E15 without any negative effects.
NASCAR has trusted E15 for over five years and 8 million miles of racing because it burns cleaner, cooler and increases octane, which improves engine performance. We’re now seeing consumers choosing it for the same reasons. Retailers including Sheetz, Kum & Go, MAPCO, Minnoco, Murphy USA and Protec have responded to consumer demand for lower cost and higher performing fuel by adding E15 at their pumps and, their choice is paying off.
“I have been using E15 for the last three years at Minnoco and have noticed no mileage loss, better engine performance and great savings at the pump,” said Mark….