23 hours ago

EPA approves several efficient producer pathways

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has approved efficient producer pathways from several U.S. ethanol plants. READ MORE

December 11, 2017

DOE makes second small-business research funding announcement

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, BusinessA second round of funding has been announced for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovations Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs for 2018. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

Noble to sell US ethanol plant to new buyer for higher price

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:BusinessNoble Group Ltd. has announced a new buyer of Noble Americas South Bend Ethanol LLC, a subsidiary that owns and operates an ethanol production plant in South Bend, Indiana. Noble currently plans to sell the facility to Mercuria Investments US Inc. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

FTC issues annual report on concentration of the ethanol market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe Federal Trade Commission has released its 2017 Report on Ethanol Market Concentration, finding that concentration is substantially unchanged from a year ago. The report also notes that ethanol capacity increased for the fourth consecutive year. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

Green Plains to use Enogen corn from Syngenta

BY Syngenta Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessSyngenta has partnered with Green Plains Inc. to expand its use of Enogen corn enzyme technology across its 1.5 billion gallon production platform. Enogen corn contains alpha amylase enzyme and helps reduce viscosity of the corn mash. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

UK ethanol producer shuts down due to E10 delay

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyVivergo Fuels has shut down its U.K.-based ethanol plant in response to legislative uncertainty. The company cited falling ethanol prices and a constrained ethanol market resulting from government inaction as contributing to its decision. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

EKAE, Pearson Fuels announce exclusive marketing agreement

BY Pearson Fuels Found In:Coproducts, BusinessEast Kansas Agri-Energy of Garnett, Kansas, and Pearson Fuels of San Diego, California, announce the signing of an exclusive West Coast marketing agreement for the distribution of renewable diesel from EKAE’s recently commissioned plant in Garnett. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

California’s LCFS: Unlocking value in low-carbon liquid fuels

BY Propel Fuels Found In:Business, PolicyPropel Fuels recently announced new research has shown that low carbon liquid fuels must play a more significant role to meet California’s 2020 and 2030 carbon reduction goals under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

Pruitt discusses administration of RFS program during hearing

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn Dec. 7, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce to provide testimony on the mission of the EPA. The Renewable Fuel Standard was among the topics discussed during the hearing. READ MORE