Business

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EPA: 1.4 billion RINs generated in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for January, reporting that more than 1.4 billion RINs were generated during the month, down from 1.57 billion generated during the same month of 2020. READ MORE

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Glacial Lakes Energy joins carbon capture project

BY Glacial Lakes Energy Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGlacial Lakes Energy has announced its four biorefineries participate in the carbon capture and storage (CCS) project being developed by Summit Carbon Solutions. The project with sequester carbon dioxide underground in North Dakota. READ MORE

February 24, 2021

EIA: Ethanol production down 28%, stocks down 7%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessU.S. ethanol production fell 28 percent to 658,000 barrels per day the week ending Feb. 19, reaching its lowest level since May 8, 2020, according to data released by the EIA on Feb. 24. The drop reflects issues related to the recent polar vortex. READ MORE

February 24, 2021

USDA: Corn use for fuel ethanol down in December

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for February, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol was at 430 million bushels in December, down from both the previous month and December 2019. READ MORE

February 24, 2021

Green Plains Achieves 58% protein concentration milestone

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. announced that development efforts between Green Plains, Fluid Quip Technologies and other innovation partners have led to the production of 58 percent sustainable Ultra-High Protein at Green Plains’ Shenandoah, Iowa biorefinery. READ MORE

February 24, 2021

Renewable Fuels Nebraska names interim executive director

BY Renewable Fuels Nebraska Found In:BusinessPam Miller has been named the interim executive director of Renewable Fuels Nebraska, effective Feb. 15, 2021. She has been involved in the ethanol industry since 2004 and was of the original founders of Siouxland Ethanol. READ MORE

February 23, 2021

Ethanol industry applauds Senate confirmation of Vilsack

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerTom Vilsack is once again leading the USDA. The Senate on Feb. 23 voted 92 to seven to confirm him as secretary of agriculture. Vilsack, a former two-term governor of Iowa, served as ag secretary during all eight years of the Obama administration. READ MORE

February 23, 2021

Refiners file brief in Supreme Court SRE case

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyAffiliates of HollyFrontier and Wynnewood Refining on Feb. 22 filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing their position against the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ January 2020 ruling on small refinery exemptions (SREs). READ MORE

February 23, 2021

USGC: Global Ethanol Summit leaders to ethanol exports

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyUsing ATP program funds, the U.S. Grains Council sponsored participation at the Global Ethanol Summit of ethanol buyers from nearly two dozen Middle Eastern, European and African countries, who subsequently purchased $245 million in U.S. ethanol. READ MORE