Business

May 22, 2015

EPA: Nearly 8 million cellulosic RINs were generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for April, reporting that more than 1.44 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 7.82 cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

Air Liquide commissions carbon dioxide plant at Calgren facility

BY Air Liquide Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAir Liquide Industrial U.S. LP has commissioned a carbon dioxide liquefaction plant in Tulare County, California. The new 450 ton-per-day facility is one of three carbon dioxide liquefaction facilities owned and operated by Air Liquide in the state. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

REX reports profitable first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyREX American Resources Corp. has released first quarter financial results, reporting net sales and revenue of $105.2 million, down from $155.9 million during the same quarter of the prior year. The company did, however, report a profitable quarter. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Ethanol industry weighs in on API E0 claims

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicySeveral ethanol trade associations have weighed in on recent announcements by the American Petroleum Institute regarding demand for E0 and the use of E10 in marine and small engines. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Biofuel trade groups comment on EPA’s proposed consent decree

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyBiofuel trade organizations have submitted comments to the U.S. EPA regarding its recently announced proposed legal agreement that sets specific deadlines for establishing 2014, 2015 and 2016 volume requirements under the renewable fuel standard. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

RFA, USGC, Growth Energy participate in mission to Japan

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyRepresentatives of the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council recently traveled to Tokyo to follow up on an industry market assessment of the potential to export U.S. ethanol to Japan. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

UN SE4ALL announces global bioenergy initiative

BY Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyUN FAO, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Carbon War Room, KLM, Novozymes and the UN Foundation partner to scale up the sustainable bioenergy solutions to meet the global need for sustainable energy. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

In Depth: New Laws, Rules Offer Options for Raising Capital

BY Todd Taylor Found In:BusinessAttempts to bring crowdfunding to industry fall short, but new mechanisms are available. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Opinion: Matchmaking, Money And Makeovers

BY Tom BryanFound In:BusinessThe June issue of EPM includes stories about the overall financial state of U.S. ethanol plants, M&A, the conversion of a small ethanol plant to high-value ethanol production, the growing demand for biobased chemicals and more, writes Tom Bryan. READ MORE