Business

2 hours ago

Rex reports strong Q3, but cautions margins are deteriorating

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessRex American Resource reported a significant increase in gross profit for the third quarter, with the One Earth Energy and NuGen Energy plants running at capacity. The company cautioned, however, that crush spreads are deteriorating. READ MORE

2 hours ago

UNICA: Ethanol exports remain high in early November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the production of hydrous ethanol was down during the first half of November. Ethanol exports and the production of corn ethanol, however, continued to trend higher. READ MORE

5 hours ago

OPINION: 2020 hindsight

BY Ron Lamberty, senior vice president, American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerWe learned in 2020 how valuable convenience store owners, operators, and workers are to all of us. The ethanol industry owes a debt of gratitude to everyone who went to work everyday and sold our products, according to ACE's Ron Lamberty. READ MORE

5 hours ago

OPINION: Changing the retail landscape for higher blends

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development, Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerFuel retailers are beginning to implement a range of infrastructure projects across the country. This comes as USDA’s HBIIP is being fully implemented, something farmers and the ethanol industry helped make happen, according to RFA's Cassie Mullen. READ MORE

December 02, 2020

EIA: Ethanol production down 2%, stocks increase by 2%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production fell by nearly 2 percent the week ending Nov. 27, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Dec. 2. Weekly ending stocks increased by 2 percent. READ MORE

December 02, 2020

Pacific Ethanol sells its Idaho grain handling facilities

BY Pacific Ethanol Inc. Found In:BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. has announced the closing of its agreement with Liberty Basin LLC to sell 134 acres, rail loop and grain handling assets at its Pacific Ethanol Magic Valley plant in Burley, Idaho, for $10 million in cash. READ MORE

December 02, 2020

Construction of Sunliquid plant in Romania to be compete in 2021

BY Clariant Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessClariant has announced that it is making good progress with the construction of its sunliquid cellulosic ethanol production plant in Podari, Romania. The company is also making headway with the recruitment and training of staff. READ MORE

December 02, 2020

Hydro-Thermal introduces its smart Hydrive Linear Actuator

BY Hydro-Thermal Corp. Found In:BusinessHydro-Thermal Corp. has introduced the Hydrive Linear Actuator, the first actuator designed from the ground up to optimize the performance of Hydro-Thermal’s industry-leading direct steam injection (DSI) fluid heating and cooking systems. READ MORE

December 01, 2020

USDA solicits FY 2021 REAP applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service is soliciting applications for FY 2021 funding under the Rural Energy for America Program. Biomass energy systems, including biogas and anaerobic digesters, are among those eligible for the program. READ MORE