1 hour ago

EPA seeks comments on sugar beet GHG analysis

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is seeking comments on its analysis of upstream greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to the production of sugar beets for use as a biofuel feedstock. A 30-day public comment period is expected to open soon. READ MORE

1 hour ago

Rayeman Elements announces DDG range cube technology

BY Rayeman Elements Found In:Coproducts, BusinessRayeman Elements and its team have successfully designed a patented technology that takes distillers dried grains (DDGs) and densifies them into a “compact, non-breaking, economical form.” READ MORE

1 hour ago

QRFA announces partnership with TSBE

BY Queensland Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessQueensland Renewable Fuels Association is excited to announce a landmark partnership with Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise, which promises to drive consistent growth of the burgeoning biofuels industries in the region. READ MORE

9 hours ago

In Depth: Water: Lifeblood of the Process

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, BusinessSuccessful water reduction and recycling require close attention to treatments and system impacts in ethanol production. This feature appears in the February print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

January 23, 2017

EPA: 1.84 billion RINs generated in December

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for December, reporting more than 1.84 billion RINs were generated during the final month of last year, including nearly 16.83 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

January 23, 2017

U.S. Water: Court of appeals overturns patent decision

BY U.S. Water Found In:BusinessU.S. Water has announced that on Dec. 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated an adverse judgment against it by the District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin relating to the use of phytase in ethanol plants. READ MORE

January 23, 2017

European researcher aims to generate more value from biomass

BY Imperial College London Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessRoberto Rinaldi FRSC, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London has been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant to fund his work on lignin valorization. READ MORE

January 23, 2017

In Depth: Pelleted Feed Innovation from Nebraska

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Coproducts, BusinessBig in ethanol and corn, Nebraska's corn stover and distillers grains resources are being tapped for new, enhanced feed products from two emerging companies. This feature appears in the February print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

January 20, 2017

UNICA: Most Brazilian sugarcane mills wrap up 2016-’17 harvest

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released a crop update for the second half of December, reporting ethanol production reached 24.91 billion liters (6.58 billion gallons) from the start of the current season through Jan. 1. READ MORE