Business

September 16, 2021

EPA: 3 new SRE petitions filed, 62 SRE petitions now pending

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Sept. 16 published updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that there are currently 62 SRE petitions pending under the Renewable Fuel Standard, up from 59 that were pending as of mid-August. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

Iowa agency schedules public meetings on proposed CCS pipeline

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyA series of public informational meetings is under way in Iowa to inform landowners about a proposed CO2 pipeline under development by Summit Carbon Solutions. The pipeline is part of a CCS project that aims to sequester CO2 from ethanol plants. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

OMB schedules additional meetings on RFS proposal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe White House Office of Management and Budget has now scheduled 16 meetings with interested parties to discuss a proposed rule to set renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

September 16, 2021

UNICA: Ethanol sales down in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the production of anhydrous ethanol by mills in the south-central region of the country was up significantly during the second half of August. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

EIA: Ethanol production up 2%, stocks down 2%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production expanded by nearly 2 percent the week ending Sept. 10, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 15. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down nearly 2 percent. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

EIA: US nameplate ethanol capacity expands by 168 MMgy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol nameplate production capacity increased between 2020 and 2021 despite a slight decrease in the number of ethanol plants, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 3. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

Poet pledges carbon neutrality by 2050

BY Poet Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyPoet has released its inaugural sustainability report, which outlines the company’s focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. One ESG goal aims to achieve net-carbon zero at the company's biorefineries by 2050. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

Aemetis Biogas signs utility pipeline interconnect agreement

BY Neste Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced that its subsidiary Aemetis Biogas LLC has signed the standard renewable gas interconnection agreement (SRGIA) with the PG&E and funded the final $1.2 million payment for installation of PG&E’s interconnection equipment. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

Chevron, Gevo announce intent to pursue SAF investment

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessChevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., and Gevo Inc. on Sept. 9 announced a letter of intent to jointly invest in building and operating one or more new facilities that would process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel. READ MORE