D6 ethanol RINs up sharply, peaking Feb. 21 at more than 40 cents

Renewable identification numbers (RINs) for renewable fuels, such as corn ethanol, are up significantly. The RINs, which have traditionally gone for about 2 cents a gallon starting reached 46 cents for 2013 RINs on Feb. 21.
READ MORE   SHARE    

ePURE welcomes EU anti-dumping measures on U.S. ethanol

The EU Council published today a regulation imposing an anti-dumping duty on US bioethanol exports to the EU. As of tomorrow, a 62.9 euro per metric ton duty will be applied to all imports of ethanol from the US for the next five years.
READ MORE   SHARE    


Lux: Alternative fuel companies reach for real revenue in 2013

A 32-page report by Lux Research picks winners and losers in 2012 among alternative fuel developers. The state of the market report, which is provided only to clients, also predicts that many companies will generate real revenue in 2013.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Infographic illustrates ethanol's state-by-state impact on job

The Renewable Fuels Association has released a state-by-state update to the "Contribution of the Ethanol Industry to the Economy of the United States," an economic impact analysis performed by Cardno ENTRIX.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Chromatin signs sorghum supply deal with Aemetis

Chromatin Inc.and Aemetis Inc. have announced that they have entered into a multi-year agreement to source locally-grown grain sorghum. Under the agreement, Chromatin will engage local growers to plant its hybrid grain sorghum on up to 30,000 acres.
READ MORE   SHARE    

API takes its E15 dispute to the Supreme Court

The American Petroleum Institute and other organizations have filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging the D.C. Circuit Court's decision to reject its challenge U.S. EPA's decision to grant partial waiver for the use of E15.
READ MORE   SHARE    

SDSU study maps western expansion of Corn Belt

Researchers with the Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence at South Dakota State University in Brookings used USDA satellite land cover data to put some numbers behind those observations and map the conversion of grass-dominated land.
READ MORE   SHARE    

BioFuel Energy announces workforce reduction at Minn. plant

Biofuel Energy Corp. has announced that it has reduced staffing at its 110 MMgy Fairmont, Minn., ethanol facility, resulting in the elimination of approximately 40 full-time positions. The plant was idled in September 2012.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Ag economist maps 2012 drought using state corn yields

Comparing last year's corn yields to the trend yielded an interesting map of the drought of 2012. "The U.S. dodged a bullet with the 2012 drought," wrote University of Illinois ag economist Gary Schnitkey in the FarmDocDaily.
READ MORE   SHARE    

DEFRA releases UK biofuel feedstock production statistics

The U.K. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs recently published experimental statistics on biofuel crops. U.K. farmers planted an estimated 1.939 million hectares of wheat in 2010, with 75 hectares used for ethanol production.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Understanding termite digestion could help biofuels

A termite's own biology with help from microorganisms called protists, are keys to the insect's digestion of woody material, according to a Purdue University scientist.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Chromatin to contract sorghum acres for Pacific Ethanol

Sorghum developer Chromatin Inc. has signed a multi-year agreement with Pacific Ethanol Inc. to supply the California ethanol producer with locally-grown grain sorghum, with an eventual goal of 30,000 acres.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Bioenergy combined with CCS could enable carbon-negative energy

Stanford University's Global Climate and Energy Project has released a report highlighting the potential to combine bioenergy production with carbon capture and storage techniques to enable carbon-negative energy production.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Ethanol industry pledges to challenge the EU tariff

The European Commission is officially imposing an $83.03 per metric ton tariff on U.S. ethanol entering the European Union. The Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy intend to challenge the policy in every manner possible.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Bill would limit EPA's ability to increase cellulosic RFS volumes

Pending legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives aims to limit the ability of the U.S. EPA to increase the cellulosic biofuel requirements its sets each year under the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
READ MORE   SHARE    

MIT scientists boost isobutanol production in yeast

MIT chemical engineers and biologists have devised a way to dramatically boost isobutanol production in yeast, which naturally make it in small amounts. They engineered yeast so that isobutanol synthesis takes place entirely within mitochondria.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

International Biomass
Conference & Expo

April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Fuel Ethanol
Workshop & Expo

June 10-13, 2013
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

Industry Jobs

Employer: Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC
Employer: GROUP II, LLC
Employer: Mist Chemical & Supply Co.

View all Ethanol Jobs






308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | ethanolproducer.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2017