Business

18 hours ago

Advanced biorefinery proposed for eastern North Dakota

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessA biorefinery proposed to be built in Grand Forks, North Dakota, would transform low-value agricultural byproducts, including sugar beet tailings, wheat straw and potato waste, into biofuel. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Report: Canadian ethanol industry operating at full capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyCanada recently filed annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting the nation’s ethanol industry has consolidated and plants are running at capacity. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Enerkem facility earns ISCC certification for methanol production

BY Enerkem Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc. announced it has obtained certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification system for the biomethanol production of its Enerkem Alberta Biofuels full-scale facility in Edmonton, Canada. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

Successful bidders named in sale of 5 Abengoa ethanol plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessOn Aug. 22, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri named the successful bidders for five Abengoa first-generation ethanol plants in the U.S. The court is expected to approve the sale of the assets to the bidders on Aug. 29. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

RFA hosting ethanol safety seminars in Nebraska, Connecticut

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association is hosting three free ethanol safety seminars this and next week in Nebraska and Connecticut. Certificates of Completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of each safety seminar. READ MORE

August 23, 2016

St1 signs letter of intent for cellulosic ethanol plant

BY St1 Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessSt1 Nordic Oy’s Norwegian subsidiary, Smart Fuel AS, has signed a letter of intent with Viken Skog SA and its subsidiary Treklyngen Holding AS to construct a Cellunolix ethanol plant in Norway. READ MORE

August 22, 2016

DOE: 5 bioenergy businesses selected for round two of SBV pilot

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy recently announced 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot, including five businesses in the bioenergy space. Together, the 43 awards are worth more than $8 million. READ MORE

August 22, 2016

Report discusses Australian biofuel industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessA recent report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides updated data on Australia’s biofuel industry, noting ethanol production is expected to reach 250 million liters this year. READ MORE

August 22, 2016

Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy celebrates 10 years of operation

BY Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy Found In:Operations, BusinessPrairie Horizon Agri-Energy thanked the local community for 10 years of support with a public celebration on Aug. 19. The 40 MMgy facility is located in Phillipsburg, Kansas, and employs 35 people. READ MORE