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April 10, 2017

Biofuel industry rejects Australian productivity report

BY Queensland RFA Queensland Renewable Fuels Association refutes the negative comments in the recent productivity commission report that said biofuel mandates impose unnecessary costs on farmers and consumers for 'negligible environmental benefit.' READ MORE

April 07, 2017

Ethanol polls show strong RFS support, refuting API ‘push poll’

BY Susanne Retka SchillRFA and Growth Energy cite different polls showing strong support for ethanol and the RFS to counter the American Petroleum Institute's latest poll findings. READ MORE

April 07, 2017

Scientists engineer sugarcane to produce more sugar, oil

BY By Claire Benjamin, Steve Long Lab Research consortium engineers sugarcane to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production, creating a dual-purpose crop that simultaneously produces more sugar than conventional varieties. READ MORE

April 06, 2017

DDGS value boosts US inclusion rates, exports to smaller markets

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Commodity report: Plentiful supplies and lack of business from two major importers results in muted prices for distillers grains. READ MORE

April 06, 2017

Military veterans make up nearly one-fifth of ethanol workforce

BY Renewable Fuels Association About 19 percent of people working in ethanol are U.S. military veterans, compared to a national average of 7 percent across all sectors of the workforce. Per 100 workers, the ethanol industry employs twice as many veterans as the oil and gas sector. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

RFA: USDA county-level land use data counters NWF study

BY Geoff Cooper RFA analysis of cropland data in 180 counties where 199 grain ethanol plants are located finds the majority of counties saw cropland reductions as corn ethanol plants were built, refuting environmentalists' claims. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

Biodiesel Magazine goes quarterly to serve growing market

BY BBI International BBI International is pleased to announce that due to a rebounding, growing U.S. biodiesel market, the Grand Forks, North Dakota-based publishing company is increasing print frequency of its second-longest-running publication, Biodiesel Magazine. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

Summer comes into focus as natural gas inventories find bottom

BY Andy Huenefeld, Kinect Energy Group Commodity report: Sliding domestic production combined with rising exports and record usage for power result in the second slowest injection season and an impressive price recovery. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

California ethanol plant to build biodiesel refinery on site

BY Ron Kotrba Pixley, California-based Calgren Renewable Fuels has received a notice of proposed award from the CEC to help fund construction of a supercritical biodiesel plant on site. The ethanol producer is working with technology company Jatrodiesel Inc. READ MORE

April 04, 2017

Aromatics poisoning prompts partnership with Formula Drift racer

BY Urban Air Initiative Urban Air Initiative is partnering with driver Alec Hohnadell this season to educate Formula Drift fans about improving air quality with ethanol. READ MORE

April 04, 2017

Ethanol markets on seasonal upswing anticipating summer driving

BY Rick Kment, Telvent DTN Commodity report: Ethanol markets begin to anticipate increased demand from the summer driving season. Production remains steady based on expected relatively stable corn markets. READ MORE

April 04, 2017

E15 infrastructure bill would add $35.9M to Minnesota GDP

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Assoc. Minnesota biofuels infrastructure bill would provide one-time funding of $12.5 million to install equipment necessary to story or dispense E15, enabling an estimated 150 retail stations to offer the fuel. READ MORE

April 04, 2017

RFA: February ethanol exports neared record, DDGS shipments rose

BY Renewable Fuels Association Brazil was again the top ethanol customer, taking more than one-third of all U.S. exports, but 14 percent less than the record volume it received in January. Ethanol shipments to Canada dipped while India doubled its intake. DDGS exports picked up. READ MORE

April 04, 2017

DSM ramps up R&D capabilities with new biotech center

BY EPM Staff The Delft campus is home to the company’s Bioprocess Pilot Facility and its Bio-based Products and Services operation, the branch of DSM engaged in a joint venture with U.S. ethanol producer Poet to commercialize cellulosic ethanol. READ MORE

April 03, 2017

Corn stocks up 10%, planting intentions down 4%

BY Jason Sagebiel, Intl FCStone Commodities Report: USDA March 1 corn stocks up slightly higher than the trade estimate, while the planting intentions report showed acreage projections lower than the trade estimate. READ MORE

April 03, 2017

BP, DuPont joint venture acquires Kansas ethanol plant

BY EPM Staff Butamax will immediately begin the detailed engineering work to add bioisobutanol capacity to the 10-MMgy Nesika Energy LLC facility, while continuing to produce ethanol before and after the retrofit. The project will serve as a demonstration plant. READ MORE

March 30, 2017

UAI challenges CRC ethanol study, calls test procedures flawed

BY EPM Staff The renewable fuels advocacy group says the Coordinating Research Council's match blending of test fuels fails to recognize how ethanol truly performs in real world fuels, improving fuel quality and reducing toxic tailpipe emissions. READ MORE

March 29, 2017

QuikTrip to expand E15 availability in Dallas-Fort Worth

BY Growth Energy QuikTrip joins the Prime the Pump effort, announcing it will offer E15 at 44 of its convenience stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area of Texas. READ MORE

March 29, 2017

RFA, Transcaer to host 2nd ethanol safety webinar April 11

BY Renewable Fuels Assoc. Webinar focuses on training trainers, equipping them with information to help communities acquire the knowledge necessary to respond to any potential ethanol-related emergency. READ MORE

March 27, 2017

FEW announces technical sessions agenda

BY BBI International Technical agenda announced for the 33rd International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, scheduled for June 19-21 in Minneapolis. The agenda includes more than 140 speakers in four comprehensive tracks. More than 2,000 attendees are expected. READ MORE

March 27, 2017

Efficient producer status given to 7 more Poet plants

BY Susanne Retka SchillSeven more Poet plants with efficient producer status brings the total to 15 that have demonstrated GHG reductions of 20 percent or better. A total of 75 plants have successfully applied to the U.S. EPA for EP3 status. READ MORE

March 27, 2017

Edeniq, Aemetis file suits in dispute over merger cancellation

BY Staff Report Edeniq files counter-claims to Aemetis' filing following the collapse of merger plans for the two California-based companies. READ MORE

March 23, 2017

EPA: 1.16 billion D6 RINS generated in February

BY Susanne Retka SchillD6 RINs generation for ethanol and other fuels in the general renewable category were down slightly in February from the previous month. Cellulosic ethanol RINS for January and February totaled 357,000. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Maryland grain producers promote E15 across Mid-Atlantic

BY Maryland Grain producers Utilization Board Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board launches four-month campaign to launch 'Choice at the Pump' as E15 and E85 are introduced to the region's drivers. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Ethanol shines in Nebraska agriculture

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Nebraska ethanol board calls ethanol a bright spot in a bleak agriculture forecast, with new investments being made in several Nebraska ethanol plants. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

GRFA: IRENA report highlights key role for transport biofuels

BY Global Renewable Fuels Alliance IRENA report done for current G20 president notes the transport sector has lowest share of renewables today, but contributes a disproportionate share of CO2 emissions. GRFA calls for increased use of biofuels in global transport. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

ACE members visit DC to meet with lawmakers about ethanol

BY American Coalition for Ethanol The American Coalition for Ethanol and over 70 of its members descended on the nation's capitol in late March for the organization’s 9th annual fly-in. The Renewable Fuels Standard and Reid vapor pressure relief topped their priority list. READ MORE

March 21, 2017

January corn crush up 7 points; total for 2016 up just 1

BY Susanne Retka SchillMonthly grain crush report shows 476 million bushels of corn crushed for fuel ethanol in January, up 7 percent from January 2016. DDGS production up 9 percent. Annual summary shows modest growth. READ MORE

March 21, 2017

Greenbelt commissions waste-to-ethanol system in Australia

BY Greenbelt Resources Corp. California-based Greenbelt Resource's small-scale, modular technology will be used to produce 500,000 gallons annually from waste wheat screenings at Standard Ethanol. READ MORE

March 20, 2017

AgMRC looks at ethanol production, gross margin, projections

BY Susanne Retka SchillU.S. ethanol production increases an average of 470 million gallons a year. February gross margin, generally the lowest of the year, falls between last two years in analysis of Iowa-based prices. READ MORE

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