Inside August 2021


Carbon Connector

BY Lisa GibsonThe Summit Carbon Solutions’ pipeline, a visionary multi-billion dollar project in the making representing about 15% of the U.S. ethanol industry, will allow producers to permanently sequester their carbon dioxide and cut their CI scores in half. READ MORE

Revisiting CHP

BY Susanne Retka SchillCarbon reduction incentives are improving the payback on cogeneration for ethanol plants. Only a fraction of U.S. producers are currently doing it, but that could change as the industry has new reasons to get more efficient with heat and power. READ MORE

Ethanol to Electrons

BY Susanne Retka SchillBeyond transportation fuel, ethanol could contribute to greener electricity. From large-scale power generation to support the grid to small and decentralized applications that provide renewable energy for remote electric vehicle charging. READ MORE

Branching Out

BY Matt ThompsonAemetis’ refinery will produce renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel from almond orchard and forest wood waste, which will also yield a negative carbon sugar source for ethanol. The Keyes, California, plant is also ditching fossil-based power. READ MORE


Enhanced Crop Forecasting for Ethanol Producers

BY Aline Glick Aspiring Univere Corp., a spinout of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has created a massive database of every plot of farmland across the globe. The tool could help ethanol plant managers better anticipate local grain availability. READ MORE


Business Briefs

Business Briefs

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine