Inside April 2017

Features

Shining Light on Energy Efficiency

BY Ann BaileyEthanol producers seek ways to reduce emissions and cut costs through energy efficient innovations. This feature article appears in the April print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

Taming the Power-Hungry Beast

BY Ron Kotrba Updated regulations, motor industry advances promise efficiency improvements in the full range of electrical motors used in ethanol operations. This feature story appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

Contributions

Ensuring Pipeline Integrity Requires Multi-Tiered Approach

BY Lars Larsson Prevention of gas leaks comes first for pipelines supplying ethanol plants, relying on proper design, construction, operation, maintenance, training and education. This contribution appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

Two Case Studies in Motor Troubleshooting Part 1: Getting Grounded

BY Adam Willwerth Proper shaft grounding solves motor bearing problems at Red Trail Energy's ethanol plant. This contributed article appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

Two Case Studies in Motor Troubleshooting Part 2: Testing, Testing

BY Mike Schneider Troubleshooting unexpected equipment issues at Cardinal Ethanol with a de-energized motor testing instrument. This contributed article appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

Managing Margin, Risk, Financial Transparency in the Ethanol Industry

BY Steve Rosvold An outline of best-in-class elements for risk management policies and systems by a contributing writer with KRM Business Solutions. This article appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE