Minnesota drivers buying more E-15 gas than ever before

Source: By Ryan Janke, KFGO • Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota drivers are purchasing more gasoline that contains 15 percent corn-based ethanol.

The 86.65 million gallons of E-15 sold in all of 2021 was the highest ever on record. The Minnesota Department of Commerce reports 7.39 million gallons of E-15 was sold in January.

That marked the 12th straight month where sales have exceeded 7 million gallons. The volume sold in January was nearly 20 percent higher than January of 2021.