The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s (IRFA) E85 Wholesale Price Listing Program is available at: http://iowarfa.org/retailer-center/iowa-wholesale-e85-price-listing-services/. In Iowa, E85 is a fuel blend containing between 70 and 85 percent ethanol, depending on the season.
The IRFA publishes Monday’s wholesale E85 prices every Tuesday. E85 suppliers wishing to have their price posted should contact T.J. Page with the IRFA at 515-252-6249 or tpage@IowaRFA.org. To be eligible for listing, the supplier’s price must: be publicly posted elsewhere; be available to any retailer or supplier; not be restricted by gallonage caps. E85 is defined in state law as a blend of between 70 and 85 percent ethanol with gasoline.
Iowa is the nation’s leader in renewable fuels production. Iowa has 43 ethanol refineries capable of producing 4 billion gallons annually, including nearly 55 million gallons of annual cellulosic ethanol production capacity. In addition, Iowa has 12 biodiesel facilities with the capacity to produce nearly 315 million gallons annually.
The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association was formed in 2002 to represent the state’s liquid renewable fuels industry. The trade group fosters the development and growth of the renewable fuels industry in Iowa through education, promotion, legislation and infrastructure development.