ACE policy update highlights RVP pushThe American Coalition for Ethanol held a webinar June 6 to update the ethanol industry on policy issues a few months into Donald Trump’s presidency. Not surprisingly, Reid vapor pressure ranked at the top of the list of barriers.READ MORE SHARE
Abengoa completes sale of European ethanol business Abengoa S.A. has completed the sale of its European ethanol business to a company controlled by Trilantic Europe, a private equity fund. According to Abengoa, the transaction includes four ethanol plants and a company that manages grain purchases. READ MORE SHARE
Trump pulls US out of Paris AgreementIn what he described as a move to fulfill his duty to protect America and its citizens, President Donald Trump has officially begun the process to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.
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RSB report outlines 2016 achievements The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials recently released a report reviewing its 2016 activities and highlighting its increased impact and presence in the global renewable fuels industry. A total of 17 countries are now represented in the program.READ MORE SHARE
GRFA: Ethanol production does not drive food prices The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance has released a chart showing opposite trends in the UN FAO Food Price Index and world fuel ethanol production since 2008, demonstrating clearly that ethanol production is not a main driver of global food prices.READ MORE SHARE
UNICA reports delays in sugarcane harvestingUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the south-central region of Brazil processed 38.46 million tons of sugarcane during the first half of May, down 3.1 percent when compared to the same period of last year.
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USGC: US DDGS markets diversify, keep exports steady Despite market challenges, the latest USDA trade data show exports of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) have remained steady due to attractive prices, available supply and market development efforts by the U.S. Grains Council.READ MORE SHARE