E15 Coming to Four Locations
September 10, 2013
E15 coming to four locations
The Nebraska Ethanol Board applauds the Frontier Co-opâ€™s decision to offer E15 at four of its retail fuel locations in east central Nebraska. E15 is a higher-octane blend consisting of fifteen percent ethanol and gasoline. Beginning September 20th, it will be available at the Co-opâ€™s stations in Brainard, Ceresco, Dwight, and Weston.
The Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s recent approval of the higher ethanol blend gives consumers a lower cost choice at the pump at a time of rising gas prices. E-15 is expected to be priced about twenty cents a gallon less than no-lead gasoline. Vehicles of the model years 2001 and newer along with drivers of the stateâ€™s one hundred and fifty thousand Flex Fuel vehicles can purchase E-15. For more information on this and other Nebraska fuels, visit ne-ethanol.org.
Established in 1971, the Ethanol Board assists ethanol producers with programs and strategies for marketing ethanol and related co-products. The Board supports organizations and policies that advocate the increased use of ethanol fuels â€“ and administers public information, education and ethanol research projects. The Board also assists companies and organizations in the development of ethanol production facilities in Nebraska. For more information, please visit www.ne-ethanol.org.