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May 29, 2015

EPA releases proposed 2014, 2015, 2016 RFS volume requirements

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released a proposed rule containing 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable volume requirements (RVOs) under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), along with a proposed 2017 RVO for biomass-based diesel ahead of its June 1 judicial deadline. READ MORE

May 29, 2015

USDA announces investment to boost renewable fuel infrastructure

BY USDA Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the USDA will invest up to $100 million in a Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership to support the infrastructure needed to make more renewable fuel options available to American consumers. READ MORE

May 29, 2015

White paper highlights California’s leadership in E85 fuel market

BY Propel Fuels Propel Fuels has published "E85: A California Success Story," a white paper and associated website illustrating California's emergence as the national leader in the use of sustainable E85 Flex Fuel. READ MORE

May 28, 2015

DOE previews 2016 Billion-Ton Update in webinar

BY Erin VoegeleA recent U.S. Department of Energy webinar included preview of the 2016 U.S. Billion-Ton Study update, which is currently scheduled for release in June 2016. The event was presented by DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office. READ MORE

May 28, 2015

UNICA: Brazilian ethanol production to increase, exports to drop

BY Erin VoegeleUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association has announced the 2015-’16 sugarcane harvest is expected to increase when compared to last year, with a higher percentage of going to ethanol production. READ MORE

May 28, 2015

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Renewable energy accounted for 9.8 percent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014. This marks the highest renewable energy share since the 1930s, when wood was a much larger contributor to domestic energy supply. READ MORE

May 28, 2015

USDA: Seth Meyer appointed WAOB chairman

BY USDA Acting USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson has announced the appointment of Seth Meyer as the World Agricultural Outlook Board chairman. Meyer is currently a senior economist with the Office of the Chief Economist on assignment to WAOB. READ MORE

May 27, 2015

NREL: Most fueling equipment is compatible with E15

BY Erin VoegeleThe National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently released a study that has determined most existing fuel dispensing components, including underground storage tanks, are compatible with E15. A webinar to discuss the report is planned for June 11. READ MORE

May 27, 2015

Kum & Go plans E15 promotions in Omaha metro area

BY Nebraska Corn Board Drivers of flex-fuel vehicles in Nebraska and Iowa will be able to fill up with E85 for just 85 cents per gallon during six upcoming promotions at Kum & Go locations in the Omaha metro area. The events are planned for each Thursday through July 2. READ MORE

May 27, 2015

Iowa lawmakers, America’s Renewable Future call for strong RFS

BY America’s Renewable Future Iowa’s entire federal delegation, along with America's Renewable Future is urging the EPA to keep the renewable volume obligation (RVO) levels consistent with Congress’s intent when the renewable fuel standard (RFS) became law. READ MORE

May 26, 2015

DOE hosts webinar on biofuel affordability

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced it will host a webinar on biofuel affordability on May 27. The event, titled "A Changing Market for Biofuels and Bioproducts," will address research related to biomass supply. READ MORE

May 26, 2015

STB plans hearing on rate complaint procedures for grain shippers

BY Erin VoegeleThe Surface Transportation Board has announced it will hold a public hearing on June 10 in Washington, D.C., to examine issues related to the accessibility of rate compliant procedures for grain shippers. READ MORE

May 26, 2015

Nebraska senators urge EPA to back biofuels industry

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Forty-two of Nebraska's 49 senators recently sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy pushing the agency to continue its support for renewable fuels when drafting rules that could limit amounts of ethanol blended with gasoline. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

EPA: Nearly 8 million cellulosic RINs were generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for April, reporting that more than 1.44 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 7.82 cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

Air Liquide commissions carbon dioxide plant at Calgren facility

BY Air Liquide Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP has commissioned a carbon dioxide liquefaction plant in Tulare County, California. The new 450 ton-per-day facility is one of three carbon dioxide liquefaction facilities owned and operated by Air Liquide in the state. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

REX reports profitable first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleREX American Resources Corp. has released first quarter financial results, reporting net sales and revenue of $105.2 million, down from $155.9 million during the same quarter of the prior year. The company did, however, report a profitable quarter. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Ethanol industry weighs in on API E0 claims

BY Erin VoegeleSeveral ethanol trade associations have weighed in on recent announcements by the American Petroleum Institute regarding demand for E0 and the use of E10 in marine and small engines. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Biofuel trade groups comment on EPA’s proposed consent decree

BY Erin VoegeleBiofuel trade organizations have submitted comments to the U.S. EPA regarding its recently announced proposed legal agreement that sets specific deadlines for establishing 2014, 2015 and 2016 volume requirements under the renewable fuel standard. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

RFA, USGC, Growth Energy participate in mission to Japan

BY Renewable Fuels Association Representatives of the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council recently traveled to Tokyo to follow up on an industry market assessment of the potential to export U.S. ethanol to Japan. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

UN SE4ALL announces global bioenergy initiative

BY Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials UN FAO, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Carbon War Room, KLM, Novozymes and the UN Foundation partner to scale up the sustainable bioenergy solutions to meet the global need for sustainable energy. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Protec Fuel opens E15 station near Orlando

BY Erin VoegeleProtec Fuel has announced E15 is now available in the Orlando, Florida, metro area. The fuel blend is being offered by Protec and Kissimmee Citgo. The fuel station, located in Kissimmee, Florida, is owned by Mid-State Energy Inc. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

IRENA publishes renewable energy jobs report

BY Erin VoegeleThe International Renewable Energy Agency has announced 7.7 million people worldwide were employed by the renewable energy industry in 2014, including, 822,000 jobs in biomass, 381,000 jobs in biogas, and 1.788 million in liquid biofuels. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

RFA: Retail gas prices unaffected by RFS RIN credits

BY Renewable Fuels Association Retail gasoline prices from 2013 through the first quarter of 2015 were unaffected by prices for renewable identification number (RIN) credits that are used to demonstrate compliance with the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Taurus Energy, Lallemand announce agreement

BY Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits Lund, Sweden-based Taurus Energy AB and Canadian-based Lallemand have signed an agreement for collaboration with respect to the development, marketing, sale and licensing of Taurus' Gen 2 XyloFerm yeast platform on the U.S. market. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Poet selects Aras for enterprise product lifecycle management

BY Aras Aras recently announced that Poet has selected the Aras PLM Solution Suite to drive product development and engineering best practices, improve processes and product tracking, and improve visibility into product-related data. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Commodities: Summer cooling season becoming a second price driver

BY Ben Straus, U.S. Energy Services While summer consumption is far less dramatic than the winter, the increasing prevalence of natural gas as a fuel for power generation makes peak summer heat and the associated air-conditioning demand an increasingly influential price driver. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Commodities: Ample corn supply, carryover creates price pressure

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone The market had the opportunity to get an updated look at the old and new crop scenarios in the May USDA supply and demand report. Old crop supplies have been plentiful and carryout was increased slightly to 1.831 billion bushels. READ MORE

May 19, 2015

CropEnergies reports increased ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleEuropean Ethanol producer CropEnergies AG has released financial results for the fiscal year ended Feb. 28, reporting that ethanol production increased 20 percent last year, reaching 1.06 million cubic meters. READ MORE

May 19, 2015

RFA honored by Transcaer for ethanol education safety initiatives

BY Renewable Fuels Association The Renewable Fuels Association was recently awarded the 2014 Transcaer Achievement Award. This is the third year in a row that RFA has been awarded this honor as it continues working to ensure first responders have the proper training and resources. READ MORE

May 19, 2015

EIA: Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy growing

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration In the United States, petroleum is by far the most-consumed transportation fuel. But recently the share of fuels other than petroleum for U.S. transportation has increased to its highest level since 1954. READ MORE

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