Business

11 hours ago

Pacific Ethanol discusses impact of trade barriers, EPA actions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyPacific Ethanol Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 9, reporting a slight increase in net sales. The company also discussed how current trade barriers and the U.S. EPA’s administration of the RFS are impacting ethanol demand. READ MORE

11 hours ago

Comment period on 2019 RFS proposal closes this week

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe public comment period on the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2019 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2020 RVO for biomass-based diesel, closes Aug. 17. READ MORE

11 hours ago

ACE pushes for year-round E15 while Wheeler visits Iowa

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyACE is featuring an Iowa retailer to elevate the need for year-round approval of E15 with a paid print advertisement in the Des Moines Register this week as Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler pays a visit to the state. READ MORE

11 hours ago

RFA ad campaign calls on EPA to support Iowa farmers

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyCoinciding with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s visit to Iowa, the RFA is launching a week-long ad campaign in the state, urging the agency to follow the direction of President Trump by maintaining a strong RFS and allowing year-round E15. READ MORE

August 09, 2018

Gevo discusses future expansion plans for Luverne plant site

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessGevo Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 8, reporting a 28.9 percent increase in product sales when compared to the same period of last year, and discussing the company’s future plans. READ MORE

August 09, 2018

DOE schedules meeting of biomass R&D advisory committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will hold an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee on Aug. 22-23 in Arlington Virginia. READ MORE

August 09, 2018

RFA hosts ethanol safety seminars in Arkansas this month

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association and several organizations are hosting ethanol safety seminars in four locations in Arkansas this month. The seminars are either funded through an Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training or Transcaer/FRA grant. READ MORE

August 08, 2018

The Andersons reports strong performance for ethanol group

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe Andersons Inc. released second quarter 2018 financial results on Aug. 7, reporting improved performance for the company’s ethanol group and the company as a whole. The ethanol group reported a 30 percent year-over-year increase in pretax income. READ MORE

August 08, 2018

USDA solicits applications for loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service has announced it is soliciting applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. READ MORE