RFA, Growth Energy and ACE to discuss ethanol policy at the FEW

The 2013 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo has announced executive officers from the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the American Coalition for Ethanol will participate in the conferences general session roundtable.
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Study successfully integrates sweet sorghum juice in corn mash

The Sorghum Checkoff in collaboration with the NCERC at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is pleased to announce a successful bench-scale evaluation of sweet sorghum juice sugars withvcorn mash for the production of fuel ethanol.
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Fla. ethanol legislation awaits action from governor

Legislation in Florida that aims to alter the state's renewable fuel standard (RFS) is awaiting action from Gov. Rick Scott. The bill, H.B. 4001 was introduced in December by state Reps. Matt Gaetz and Keith Perry.
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Franken and Harkin introduce energy section of 2013 Farm Bill

U.S. Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, have introduced the energy legislation to be included in the 2013 Farm Bill, which includes several provisions expected to create jobs throughout the country.
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EIA: Ethanol production increased in April

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the May issue of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, noting that ethanol production levels showed improvement in April. Production is expected to remain near the current level through mid-year.
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Professor outlines conditions needed for biomass standards

A University of Illinois professor of energy and environmental law says standards are needed so farmers, ethanol producers, and others in the biofuels industry will all be on the same page here in the United States as well as in Europe and Brazil.
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AEC advocates for faster resolution of new biofuel pathways

The Advanced Ethanol Council has sent a letter to the White House expressing concern about ongoing delays in the approval process for advanced biofuel pathways pursuant to the implementation of the federal renewable fuel standard.
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UC-Davis publishes status update of Calif. LCFS

The University of California-Davis Institute of Transportation Studies has published a status review of the state's low carbon fuel standard, noting that excess 2012 credits equate to approximately half the credits needed to meet the 2013 standard.
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USDA projects record feed grain production, lower corn prices

USDA dropped its corn yield projections to 158 bushels per acre due to the late spring season, but still projects record U.S. feed grain supplies and ample world corn stocks.
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Sixth Iowa retailer offers E15

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association has announced that Sperry One Stop in Coon Rapids is the sixth Iowa retailer to offer E15 as a registered fuel. Sperry One Stop is located on Highway 141 in Coon Rapids.
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Q1 ethanol earnings up for The Andersons on improved margins

Improved margins and increased co-product income improved first quarter earnings for the ethanol group at The Andersons Inc. The ethanol group had operating income of $2.5 million in the first quarter, compared to $100,000 in the same period of 2012.
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UK publishes updated RTFO compliance data

The U.K. Department for Transport has published data on its renewable transport fuel obligation (RTFO) for the first three quarters of the most recent obligation year, which ran from April 15, 2012 through April 14, 2013
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Pacific Ethanol reports increased profits, revenue for Q1

Comparing the first quarter of this year to the same time period in 2012 shows several key improvements for Pacific Ethanol Inc. The company reported its quarter one financial results in a conference call May 9.
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Green Plains talks improved margins, diversification efforts

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. experienced significant financial improvement from the first quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of this year, selling about 170 million gallons of ethanol during the first three months of 2013.
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Gevo provides update of Luverne operations

Gevo Inc. provided updated information on it Luverne, Minn., plant and patent dispute with Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC as part of its recent first quarter 2013 financial announcement.
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Lawsuit dismissed, Gevo, Butamax won't go to trial over patent

A trial scheduled for July 2014 between two biobutanol companies won't happen after a lawsuit Gevo Inc. brought against Butamax Advanced Biofuels has been dismissed. The lawsuit was regarding Gevo's U.S. Patent No. 8,101,808
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Wisconsin gets 8 new E15 pumps

The Wisconsin Ethanol Coalition is excited to announce eight pumps offering E15 as a choice to consumers. The pumps are located at the SmartStation, 1290 Business Highway 151, Platteville, Wis., a wholly owned subsidiary of Badger State Ethanol.
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Brazil ethanol imports likely to be much larger this year

Brazilian ethanol imports in 2013 are larger than earlier forecast at 600 million gallons, compared to 400 million gallons, according to University of Illinois economists Scott Irwin and Darrel Good.
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Abengoa Q1 results show earnings ups, ethanol production down

Abengoa Bioenergy SA reported first quarter revenues of EUR 1.85 billion ($2.42 billion), an increase of 19 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization were up 20 percent.
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Badger State Ethanol to export coproduct to China

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced that Badger State Ethanol of Monroe, Wis., has signed a letter of intent with a Shanghai feed company to establish future business agreements. The ethanol producer will sell DDGS to Shanghai DingNiu Feed Co.
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European Space Agency plans biomass satellite

The European Space Association announced it will begin monitoring the amount of biomass and carbon stored in the world's forests via satellite. ESA intends to use the satellite project as an way to provide long-term monitoring of forest lands.
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Industry Events

International Fuel Ethanol
Workshop & Expo

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

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

September 10-12, 2013
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 24-26, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

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