US ethanol production sets new weekly record

The U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly ethanol production record the week ending July 15, with production reaching an average of 1.029 million barrels per day, according to information published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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Ocean Park Advisors to market Abengoa’s cellulosic ethanol plant

On July 18, Ocean Park Advisors announced it has been retained by Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC to market its cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
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RFA: HWRT to offer pre-blended E15 at wholesale terminals

The Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce that HWRT Oil Co. will become the first company in the United States to offer pre-blended E15 at the terminal level. The development is a game changer that can rapidly open the market for E15.
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Siouxland Ethanol begins $8.5 million expansion project

Construction is under way on a $8.5 million expansion at Siouxland Ethanol in Jackson, Nebraska. Construction to add two fermenters to the ethanol plant in northeast Nebraska began July 18. Capacity is also being added to the plant's cooling towers.
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Billion-Ton Update authors discuss report findings

On July 19, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute held a briefing to discuss the U.S. Department of Energy's 2016 Billion-Ton Update, its methodology and data collection strategies, findings and goals.
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DOE to fund projects combining biofuel and engine research

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines.” The initiative’s approach combines the previously independent areas of biofuels and combustion.
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Government to launch app to aid renewable energy exports

The U.S. Departments of State, Commerce and Energy are inviting suppliers and providers of clean energy, smart grid and energy efficiency solutions to participate in an interactive directory of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions.
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Scientists harness CO2 to consolidate biofuel production process

Carbon dioxide has emerged as a new secret ingredient in the recipe for making ethanol, and that addition represents a major step forward in streamlining the biofuel production process.
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DOE funds study on biorefinery waste use, renewable bioproducts

The U.S. Department of Energy has granted $2.5 million for a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study to find ways to use biorefinery waste to make new, marketable products. Much of the study will focus on ways to make plastic materials from lignin.
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Report features data on EU ethanol market

A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel market, including data on ethanol.
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RFA: Washington state’s proposed CAR ignores biofuel benefits

Washington state’s proposed clean air rule fails to recognize the climate benefits associated with biofuels and in fact penalizes their use, the Renewable Fuels Association told the Washington Department of Ecology in comments submitted July 22.
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Access to ethanol-blended fuels continues to increase in Indiana

Sixteen ethanol blender pumps will soon be available at gas stations in Allen County and LaPorte County thanks to funding from Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Office of Energy Development.
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Branstad honored for biofuels leadership

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the nation's longest serving governor, was recently honored by renewable fuels industry leaders, the Governors' Biofuels Coalition and the National Governors Association at a breakfast commemorating his biofuel leadership.
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Use of E15 overwhelmingly favored in Wisconsin

A recent statewide opinion poll shows that Wisconsin citizens favor the use of E15 by a 2 to 1 margin. The survey found that 62 percent of individuals support the use of E15 fuel versus only 34 percent who oppose it.
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