Business

October 18, 2019

UNICA: Ethanol production up in second half of September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production was up significantly during the second half of September. A new record was also set for the volume of ethanol produced per ton of processed raw material. READ MORE

October 18, 2019

Sustainable Technology acquires DuPont’s G2 ethanol technology

BY Sustainable Technology Corp. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessSustainable Technology Corp., a subsidiary of Petron Scientech Inc., has completed the acquisition from DuPont, the complete technology assets for the world-class, second-generation technology developed and demonstrated by DuPont. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

EPA: 5 SRE applications filed for compliance year 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA published updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data on Oct. 17 that shows the agency has received five SRE applications for compliance year 2019. All five applications are listed as pending. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

USGC: Ethanol exports down in 2018-’19 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has released final export numbers for the 2018-’19 marketing year. Ethanol exports saw a small drop while U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports remained relatively flat. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

Opinion: More to Learn

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about analyzing lab data, an update on LBDS' Alcohol School, and a new corn hybrid for the ethanol industry. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

In Depth: Informed Decisions

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, BusinessFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: A practical guide for plant managers on recognizing strong lab data, and what to do when the results are unexpected. READ MORE

October 16, 2019

Iowa biofuel, ag groups explain outrage over EPA’s SRE deal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyRepresentatives of the Iowa biofuels industry held a press briefing Oct. 16 to explain their outrage over the EPA’s Oct. 15 release of its SRE relief rule, explaining the rule did not accurately represent the deal they were briefed on Oct. 3. READ MORE

October 16, 2019

Ringneck Energy joins RFA as newest producer member

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessRingneck Energy of Onida, South Dakota, has joined the Renewable Fuels Association as its newest producer member. Ringneck Energy CEO Walt Wendland was also elected to the RFA board of directors at the association's recent annual meeting. READ MORE

October 16, 2019

USGC: DDGS trials expand sales in southeastern Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessFrom the tropics in Campeche to the jungles in Palenque to the mountains in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the U.S. Grains Council is helping build markets through demonstration trials for U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE