Business

20 hours ago

China claims US-subsidized DDGS are injuring its DDGS industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyOn Sept. 28, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China issued a preliminary ruling, claiming U.S. distillers grains are being unfairly subsidized by the U.S. government and are causing injury to China’s distillers grains industry. READ MORE

20 hours ago

GreenWood Resources licenses ORNL process to boost biofuel yield

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGreenWood Resources has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology based on the discovery of a gene in poplar (Populus trichocarpa) that makes it easier to convert poplar trees into biofuels. READ MORE

September 27, 2016

Ethanol industry says ethanol can help meet CAFE, GHG standards

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyEthanol industry leaders have weighed in on a draft technical assessment report for the midterm assessment on greenhouse gas emissions and CAFE standards for model year 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles, focusing on the benefits of high-octane fuel. READ MORE

September 27, 2016

Grassley receives Fueling Growth award from Growth Energy

BY Sen. Chuck Grassley's office Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyGrowth Energy presented Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, with its 2016 Fueling Growth award, which the group called its “highest honor given to congressional leaders who advocate for renewable fuels like ethanol and consumer choice at the pump.” READ MORE

September 26, 2016

Green Plains completes acquisition of 3 Abengoa facilities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessOn Sept. 26, Green Plains Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of three ethanol plants from Abengoa Bioenergy and immediately sold the ethanol storage assets associated with those plants to Green Plains Partners LP. READ MORE

September 26, 2016

Pacific Ethanol to install 5 MW solar PV plant at Madera facility

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. is installing a 5 MW photovoltaic power system designed and built by Borrego Solar Systems at its Madera, California, ethanol plant. Pacific Ethanol financed $10 million of the investment through the CleanFund SolarPACE program. READ MORE

September 26, 2016

RFA welcomes new member Siouxland Ethanol

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association has announced the addition of Siouxland Ethanol to its membership, Located near Jackson, Nebraska, the locally owned company began operations in May 2007 and has the capacity to produce 70 million gallons pear year. READ MORE

September 23, 2016

UNICA: Ethanol production at 16.46 billion liters through August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the country’s south-central region crushed 38.31 million tons of sugarcane during the second half of August, down 14.56 percent when compared to the first half of the month. READ MORE

September 23, 2016

China issues preliminary duties against US DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council, the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyChina’s Ministry of Commerce has issued a preliminary determination claiming that U.S. dried distillers grains with or without solubles (DDGS) are being dumped and have caused injury to China’s DDGS industry. READ MORE