State of the Ethanol Industry from #RFANEC

Chuck Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen gave his annual State of the Industry address at the National Ethanol Conference today, addressing more than 1,000 attendees in San Diego. Last year was “a record year for production, a record year for net exports, a record year for domestic demand, and a record year for E15 sales and infrastructure …

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Ethanol Industry Strong at #RFANEC

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning at the National Ethanol Conference, Bob Dinneen, Renewable Fuels Association, gave his annual State of the Ethanol Industry Speech in front of over 1,000 attendees. He said that the domestic ethanol industry remains strong and touted its ability to successfully navigate the vagaries of the markets and overcome the perils of policy uncertainty. “The strength of the U.S. …

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Bob Dinneen Live Stream of State of Ethanol Industry

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning at 8am central we will live stream the session from the National Ethanol Conference featuring Renewable Fuels Association CEO Bob Dinneen. Bob will deliver this annual state of the industry address a few minutes after 8am and we’ll be recording it so that you can watch and listen later if you miss the broadcast or want to review …

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Social Media in the War Room

Chuck Zimmerman

Social media part of a war room discussion? Yep. It was at the 2014 National Ethanol Conference. Participating in a panel titled, “Communications and Social Media War Room” was Christina Martin, Executive Vice President, Renewable Fuels Association. We chatted about her panel at the conclusion of the conference. Christina says that the purpose of the session was “to capture the …

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Led Zep 2 Rocks the Ethanol Industry

Chuck Zimmerman

I never got to see Led Zeppelin live but last night I found out what it would have been like when Led Zeppelin 2 performed for the National Ethanol Conference. This band is fantastic. You can see what I mean in the video below (Dazed and Confused). Playing Jimmy Page on stage is Paul Kamp, founding partner of Leifmark and …

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Live Speech on State of Ethanol Industry

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from the National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, FL. This morning we’ll live stream Bob Dinneen’s, Renewable Fuels Association, annual state of the industry address. Introductions will start at 8am, est., with Bob scheduled at 8:15am. We’re also recording it to post afterward. When you click on the player below it will start with a short commercial before the live …

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Wild Florida Gators

Chuck Zimmerman

How about them Gators? Of course I’m talking about that University of Florida men’s basketball team. This morning Cindy went out on the Wild Florida trip while I took photos at the National Ethanol Conference golf tournament. She saw real gators, in the wild. There was a gator in one of the golf course ponds though. So, we’re enjoying some …

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Green Floyd Walks the Line

Cindy Zimmerman

Here’s a little video clip from the ethanol producer group known as “Green Floyd” that played at the recent National Ethanol Conference. The Green Floyd band is made up of Frontline Bioenergy CEO Bill Lee, Neil and Tom Koehler with Pacific Ethanol and Paul Kamp with Inbicon. This song is a parody of Johnny Cash’s “I Walk the Line” with …

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