CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We consent to the use in this Amendment No.1 to the Registration Statement (No. 333-235990) on Form S-1 of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. of our reports dated March 18, 2019, relating to the consolidated financial statements and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of Pacific Ethanol, Inc., appearing in the Prospectus, which is part of this Registration Statement.
We also consent to the reference to our firm under the caption “Experts” in such Prospectus.
/s/ RSM US LLP
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
February 3, 2020