Business

October 21, 2014

Bunge analyst: exports outlook 'incredibly strong'

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessA growing world population, urbanization and rising income will continue to drive investment in commodities, and the link between energy and agriculture will stay strong for years to come. But there are still many unknowns about world grain stocks. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna Simet Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Ackerly, Abengoa recognized for contributions to biomass industry

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessJohn Ackerly, president of the Alliance for Green Heat, was presented with the Excellence in Bioenergy award at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo, while Abengoa Bioenergy was recognized with the Groundbreaker of the Year award. READ MORE

3 hours ago

CREW sues EPA for release of RFS-related documents

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit legal watchdog group, has announced it is suing the U.S. EPA for failing to release documents related to oil industry efforts to influence the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

3 hours ago

Urban Air Initiative calls new EPA emission models flawed

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyA computer model that states use to assess mobile source emissions is seriously flawed, according to an analysis by Urban Air Initiative and could effectively block access to the market for higher ethanol blends. READ MORE

5 hours ago

Biobased materials, chemicals attract significant investment

BY Lux Research Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessThe bio-based materials and chemicals industry is poised to attract $974 million in investment this year, led notably by later-stage funding rounds, according to Lux Research. The investment represents a 28 percent increase from last year. READ MORE

12 hours ago

In Depth: 3 P's of Maintenance

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, BusinessMaintenance professionals talk about preventative, predictive and precision maintenance. READ MORE

13 hours ago

Opinion: Every Family Needs a Farmer

BY Mike BryanFound In:BusinessThe ethanol industry tends to have a narrow view of agriculture and gets frustrated with the segments that oppose ethanol, writes Mike Bryan. The industry needs to try harder to understand the effects it has on other farming sectors. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

Maple Energy announces strategic investment offer

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessPeru-based Maple Energy plc has announced it has received an offer from two strategic investors. The agreement is expected to provide sufficient capital to support ongoing operations of the company's ethanol business. READ MORE