Holly Jessen

Holly Jessen is managing editor for Ethanol Producer Magazine. She has written for the magazine since January 2010 and has previous experience working for daily and weekly newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota. She graduated from Andrews University in 2000 with a double major in English and journalism.

Latest Posts by Holly Jessen

May 20, 2016

Helping Ethanol Producers Get the Most Out of Their Product

When margins matter most, strategies to ratchet up ethanol yield make good business sense. This article is published in the June issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine under the headline "Up On Output." READ MORE

March 09, 2016

Gevo, Butamax ink patent, settlement agreements

Gevo and Butamax are no longer expending energy on their patent dispute, leaving both companies with a clearer path to commercialization. This article appears in the April issue of EPM with the headline, "Licence to grow." READ MORE

March 07, 2016

Blog: Who killed the only EPA certified E85 conversion kit?

Have you ever watched, “Who Killed the Electric Car?” Although I haven’t, my understanding is that there are some similarities between this 2006 documentary and what I’m telling you today. READ MORE

March 04, 2016

Edeniq cellunators installed at Nebraska ethanol plant

Mid American Agri Products-Wheatland, a small-scale ethanol plant located near Madrid, Nebraska, has installed Edeniq Inc.’s trademarked Cellunator technology and is considering the next step of cellulosic ethanol production from corn kernel fiber. READ MORE

March 03, 2016

Industry asks White House to step into DDGS antidumping case

Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association have asked the White House to take action with regard to preliminary results of an antidumping and countervailing duty case filed in China that were released March 1. READ MORE

February 29, 2016

Blog: Looking back on my time at EPM

My first day on the job for Ethanol Producer Magazine was Jan. 4, 2010. Now, a new date, two weeks from now, holds significance for me. READ MORE

February 24, 2016

Abengoa files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in US

Abengoa Bioenergy U.S. Holding LLC and five of its U.S. bioenergy subsidiaries filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S. court on Feb. 24. The filings do not include two of Abengoa’s corn ethanol plants and the cellulosic plant. READ MORE

February 17, 2016

New study released, FFV campaign launched at ethanol conference

The National Ethanol Conference kicked off Feb. 15 in New Orleans with a welcome reception. On Feb. 16, the Renewable Fuels Association released a new study and launched a flex-fuel vehicle awareness program. READ MORE

February 15, 2016

Blog: Here's what I know about fusel oils, part II

A little more than a year ago I’d never even heard the term fusel oils. Now I get emails about it periodically from people wanting to know what I can tell them on the subject. READ MORE

February 11, 2016

DuPont files to intervene in court review of RFS

DuPont filed court documents Feb. 5, asking leave to intervene in support of an Americans for Clean Energy petition filed in January, saying it has “significant and concrete interest” in the case. READ MORE