Butamax, Gevo settle, will work together on market development

Gevo Inc. and Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC, a joint venture between BP and DuPont, announced that they have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute.
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E15, E85 at retail gas stations highlighted at ACE conference

The argument that consumers don’t want E15 because they aren’t asking for it doesn’t ring true with Ron Lamberty, senior vice president for the American Coalition for Ethanol, he said at the ACE conference, held Aug. 19-21 in Omaha.
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Lincolnway releases financial results for fiscal third quarter

Lincolnway Energy LLC has announced financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015, the three months ended June 30. The company reported net income of $600,000, or $14.24 per unit. Gross profit for the quarter was $1.3 million.
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ICM completes two 1,000-hour performance runs of Gen 2.0 process

ICM Inc. has announced the successful completion of the first and second 1,000-hour performance runs of its patent-pending Generation 2.0 Co-Located Cellulose Ethanol process at the company's pilot plant in St. Joseph, Missouri.
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USDA announces incentives to establish biomass crops

On Aug. 19, the USDA Farm Service Agency announced that enrollment has begun for farmers and forest landowners seeking financial assistance for growing new sources of biomass for designated project areas under the Biomass Crop Assistance Program.
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IRFA: Grants available for E15 infrastructure upgrades in Iowa

Iowa fuel retailers wishing to offer E15 now have assistance available to them through the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program. Since 2007, the Iowa RFIP has provided cost-share grants to increase the accessibility of higher biofuel blends.
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UNICA: Increase in hydrous ethanol production continues

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the country’s south-central region continued to prioritize ethanol production during the second half of July, with production up 37.07 percent from the same period of 2014.
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Cosan reports increased ethanol sales in second quarter results

Brazil-based Cosan recently released second quarter financial results, reporting Raizen Energia, its sugar, ethanol and cogeneration business unit, was adversely affected by the late start of the crushing season due to heavy rains.
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Dyadic highlights biofuel, biogas business during investor call

Dyadic International Inc. has released second quarter financial results, reporting increased revenue and gross profit for the first half of this year. The company also announced progress with its C1 Technology Platform.
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U.K. DECC: Ethanol consumption down slightly during first quarter

The U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has published updated renewable energy statistics, reporting a 19 percent decrease in liquid biofuels consumption. Biodiesel consumption fell 36 percent while ethanol consumption fell only 1.6 percent.
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API announces temporary closure of Alpena biorefinery

American Process Inc. temporarily closed its Alpena Biorefinery in Alpena, Michigan. The company is currently reviewing the facility and exploring options for its restart. API is also evaluating technologies for higher-margin products.
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EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

The U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries.
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RFA tells AMA to stop spreading misinformation about E15

The Renewable Fuels Association has released a statement in response to a press release issued by the American Motorcyclist Association in which the group calls on motorcycle riders to support legislation that would amend the renewable fuel standard.
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EIA data show refinery outage caused spike in Midwest gas prices

Data released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration confirm that the unplanned outage of a 240,000-barrels-per-day unit at a refinery in Whiting, Indiana, caused gas prices to spike throughout the Midwest.
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RFA applauds Fiat Chrysler approval of E15

The Renewable Fuels Association is applauding Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' decision to approve the use of E15 in its model year (MY) 2016 Chrysler/Fiat, Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles.
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BESC creates microbe that bolsters isobutanol production

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center have engineered of a microbe that improves cellulosic isobutanol yields by a factor of 10. The finding builds on results from 2011.
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