Business

20 minutes ago

Trump signs USMCA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyPresident Trump on Jan. 29 signed into law legislation implementing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The trade pact was signed by the three countries in November 2018 to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. READ MORE

22 minutes ago

ACE announces dates, priorities for 2020 DC Fly-in

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol has announced the 12th annual Washington, D.C. Fly-in and Government Affairs Summit will take place April 2-3. Priorities of the event include defending the RFS from SREs and encouraging policies to support E15. READ MORE

25 minutes ago

Aemetis wins $4.1 million grant for biogas upgrading unit

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Jan. 29 that the California Energy Commission awarded the company’s subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, a $4.1 million grant under the CEC’s Low Carbon Fuel Production Program to construct a biogas upgrading facility. READ MORE

23 hours ago

EPA delivers proposed rule to streamline fuel regulations to OMB

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Jan. 27 submitted a proposed rule to streamline fuels regulations to the White House Office of Management and Budget. OMB review marks a final step before a proposed rule is released for public comment. READ MORE

23 hours ago

CEC awards $14 million in energy efficiency grants to Aemetis

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Operations, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Jan. 28 that its subsidiary Aemetis Advanced Fuels Keyes Inc. has received from the California Energy Commission two grants for a combined total of $14 million to implement upgrades at its corn ethanol plant in Keyes. READ MORE

23 hours ago

Manitoba to implement cleanest fuel standards in Canada

BY Government of Manitoba Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyManitoba will have the cleanest fuel standards in Canada by increasing the ethanol and biodiesel content of its transportation fuels as it implements its Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Premier Brian Pallister announced on Jan. 21. READ MORE

January 27, 2020

Court strikes down 3 SREs approved by EPA

BY Renewable Fuels Association, American Coalition for Ethanol, National Farmers Union, National Corn Growers Association Found In:Business, PolicyIn a decision that is expected to broadly impact the U.S. EPA's approach to granting SREs under the RFS, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Jan. 24 struck down three exemptions that were improperly issued by EPA. READ MORE

January 24, 2020

UNICA: Brazilian corn ethanol production continues to grow

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data showing that Brazilian corn ethanol production has more than doubled over the past year and accounted for approximately two-thirds of the ethanol produced in late December. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

Novozymes reports 2% increase in Q4 bioenergy sales

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessNovozymes released fourth quarter 2019 financial results on Jan. 23, reporting a 2 percent growth in bioenergy sales during three-month period. Bioenergy sales for the full year, however, were down 3 percent when compared to 2018. READ MORE