Focused on Now and the Future

  • Alternative Fuels

    • Kum & Go has offered ethanol blends since 1979
    • E10 at 419 stores, E85 at 128 stores, bio-diesel at 75 stores
    • In 2012, we displaced over 54 million gallons of petroleum with corn-based ethanol (8.8% of total gallons sold)
    • Testing six “Level 2” electric vehicle charging stations
    • Evaluating compressed natural gas and “Level 3” charging
    • Participate with Clean Cities Coalitions in the Midwest

  • Construction Materials

    • 95% of lumber for new stores FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council)
    • 20% of construction materials are made from recycled content

  • Renewable Energy

    • 11.28 kW solar photovoltaic array installed in New Castle, CO
    • New store canopies built solar-ready – with reinforced steel, larger footings, and conduit run to the store