- USING ETHANOL
Information courtesy of Renewable Fuels Association, www.ethanolrfa.org.
FACT: In 2013, the U.S. ethanol industry added $44 billion to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and paid $8.3 billion in taxes. The sector’s economic activity and job creation helped raise household income $30.7 billion.
FACT: In 2013, the production of 13.3 billion gallons of ethanol supported 86,504 direct jobs in renewable fuel production and agriculture in the U.S., as well as 300,277 indirect and induced jobs across all sectors of the economy.
|1||Iowa||3,688.0 (26.73% of total US production)|
|United States Total||13,796.4|
Sources: Renewable Fuels Association, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.
Notes: Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to independent rounding.
The United States’ totals are the Renewable Fuels Association’s totals for the United States. Adding states’ capacity or production produces totals that may not equal the Renewable Fuels Association’s total for the United States. This is due to the following process: When companies only report their totals, individual plant capacity, production, and construction are researched and estimated.