2020 FEW will be 3-day virtual event


BBI International has announced that the 2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, the ethanol industry's largest conference, has been moved and will be virtual, due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The event will now take place Sept. 15-17.
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Grassley to advocate for COVID-19 relief for ethanol producers


Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, confirmed during a press call on July 17 that he and Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, will advocate for the inclusion of dedicated relief for ethanol producers the fourth COVID-19 stimulus bill.
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Green Plains sues ADM over alleged ethanol market manipulation


Green Plains on July 14 filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against ADM in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska accusing ADM of manipulating the price of ethanol to profit from its positions in the derivatives market.
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EPA: 6 more ‘gap year’ SRE petitions filed


The U.S. EPA on July 16 released updated SRE data showing that small refiners have filed six more “gap year” SRE petitions for compliance years 2011 through 2016. There are now 86 SRE petitions pending, including 58 gap year SRE petitions.
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RFA: Ethanol industry’s COVID-related losses could reach $9B


The COVID-19 crisis has already led to more than $3.4 billion in lost revenues for the U.S. ethanol industry, according to an economic analysis released by the RFA. Pandemic-related damages in 2020 and 2021 could reach nearly $9 billion.
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EIA: Weekly ethanol production up 2%, stocks down slightly


U.S. ethanol production was up nearly 2 percent for the week ending July 10, while weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down slightly, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on July 15.
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EPA: 1.51 billion RINs generated in June


The U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data showing that more than 1.51 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in June, bringing total RIN generation for the first half of 2020 to 8.52 billion.
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Biofuel groups weigh in on Biden’s clean energy plan


Joe Biden on July 14 released a proposal for rebuilding the economy that focuses on establishing American leadership in the clean energy industry. Biofuel groups are stressing that biobased fuels can help meet the plan's emission reduction goals.
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CoBank: Ethanol industry will diversify in response to COVID-19


A new report released by CoBank predicts that the COVID-19 pandemic will cause the ethanol industry to rationalize excess capacity and further diversify as 2021 fuel demand is not expected to fully rebound to pre-COVID-19 levels.
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USGC: Industrial-use exports support US ethanol amid COVID-19


Ethanol destined for industrial-use applications helped stabilize overall U.S. ethanol exports in April and May amid a bleak period for fuel demand globally, according information published by the U.S. Grains Council.
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Industry Events

2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

September 15-17, 2020
Virtual Event
,

Biodiesel Production Technology Summit

September 15-17, 2020
Virtual Event
,

ACE Conference

September 15-17, 2020
Virtual Event
,

Ethanol 101

September 15-15, 2020
Virtual Event
,

Biofuels Environmental, Health & Safety Forum

September 15-15, 2020
Virtual Event
,

Low Carbon Fuel Production Workshop

September 15-15, 2020
Virtual Event
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2020 UAS Summit & Expo

October 13-14, 2020
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2021 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 15-17, 2021
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Jacksonville, Florida

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