Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
We consent to the incorporation by reference in this Amendment No.1 to the Registration Statement (No. 333-238939) on Form S-3 and related Prospectus of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. of our report dated March 30, 2020, relating to the consolidated financial statements of Pacific Ethanol, Inc., appearing in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. for the year ended December 31, 2019.
We also consent to the reference to our firm under the heading “Experts” in such Prospectus.
RSM US LLP
/s/ RSM US LLP
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
June 25, 2020