December 09, 2013
It is widely speculated that the EPA’s proposed 2014 renewable volume obligations has rattled investor confidence in advanced biofuels, dampened retailer interest in E15 and E85, and placed added downward pressure on already low corn prices.
December 02, 2013
The spirit and intention of the renewable fuels standard was never to create a national biofuels program that would be unable to grow during periods when gasoline consumption declined.
November 25, 2013
An ethanol plant board member took a Jamaican vacation that featured ethanol education.
November 18, 2013
The ethanol industry gears up to provide comment on the EPA's RFS proposal to lower required volumes of renewable fuel and advanced biofuels.
November 11, 2013
An ethanol plant commodity manager talks about his career path and current job at an Iowa production facility.
November 04, 2013
A two-week trip to help out at an African cooking fuel ethanol plant yielded some interesting experiences.
October 28, 2013
What does food waste, the movie Back to the Future 2 and two garbage-to-ethanol projects in the U.S. and Canada have in common? They ignite the nerd in me.
October 21, 2013
Mid-last week marked the anniversary of the OPEC oil embargo of 1973.
October 14, 2013
I have a message for environmentalists that discount grain-based ethanol. The first-generation ethanol industry is producing biofuels today and it will be, in combination with the advanced biofuel industry, into the future.
October 07, 2013
The first blender pumps were installed in South Dakota nearly two decades ago, thanks to a helping hand from a South Dakota man and others.