Business

13 hours ago

EPA approves isobutanol fuel registration filed by Butamax

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has issued a letter of notification to Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC registering isobutanol as a fuel additive for blending into gasoline at levels up to 16 percent. The approval could lead to more widespread blending of the biofuel. READ MORE

13 hours ago

USGC outlines market development strategy in submission to USDA

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council recently submitted the organization’s operational blueprint, known as the Unified Export Strategy, to the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Through the UES, the Council applies for matching funding from USDA programs. READ MORE

13 hours ago

DOE: 31 projects will advance fundamental science for bioenergy

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn June 18, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $40 million in funding for 31 projects to advance research in the development of microbes as practical platforms for the production of biofuels and other bioproducts from renewable resources. READ MORE

June 15, 2018

EIA maintains 2018, 2019 ethanol production forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the June edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, maintaining its May prediction that ethanol production will average 1.04 million barrels per day in 2018 and 2019. READ MORE

June 15, 2018

SOS Leak Repair recognized with safety award

BY SOS Leak Repair Inc. Found In:BusinessSOS Leak Repair Inc., a provider of cutting-edge solutions to pipe leaks, has received safety awards from the Minnesota Safety Council and North Dakota Safety Council. The company can help ethanol producers solve industrial pipe repair problems. READ MORE

June 15, 2018

BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech

BY BASF Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessBASF Venture Capital GmbH has announced plans to invest in LanzaTech. Using special microbes, LanzaTech has developed a technology for gas fermentation that first enables ethanol to be produced from residual gases. READ MORE

June 14, 2018

EU reaches deal on REDII, sets new goals for renewables

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyOn June 14, negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a deal on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) that sets new targets for renewables. READ MORE

June 14, 2018

USGC: Brazilian, US representatives discuss RenovaBio

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyRepresentatives from Brazil discussed the development and implementation of RenovaBio, Brazil’s new biofuels policy, during meetings in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Grains Council, the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the USDA. READ MORE

June 14, 2018

DSM launches fermentation solution to improve ethanol production

BY DSM Found In:BusinessRoyal DSM has introduced eBOOST, a complete solution for ethanol producers seeking higher yield and significantly reduced glycerol production in starch conversion processes. The launch took place at the annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Omaha. READ MORE