23 hours ago

EPA: 1.63 billion RINs generated in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA released data in mid-October showing 1.63 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in September, up from 1.61 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

23 hours ago

CropEnergies reports record quarterly operating profits

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies on Oct. 7 reported ethanol production and revenues for its second fiscal quarter were down when compared to last year. Operating profit, however, was up significantly. READ MORE

23 hours ago

USGC: Workshop promotes ethanol blending

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council teamed up with General Motors and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, to conduct a virtual ethanol workshop in mid-September focused on policy, blending mandates and handling. READ MORE

October 19, 2020

Report predicts growth in Brazilian corn ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessCorn ethanol production in Brazil is expected to reach 2.5 billion liters (660.43 million gallons) during the 2020-’21 marketing year, according to a report filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network on Oct. 8. READ MORE

October 19, 2020

Bioenergy, biofuels account for nearly half of US renewables use

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessWood and waste energy accounted for nearly one-fourth of U.S. renewable energy use in 2019, while biofuels accounted for 20 percent of renewable energy consumption, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Oct. 19. READ MORE

October 19, 2020

UAI: Vehicle emissions testing shows ethanol blends are cleaner

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Business, RetailerUrban Air Technical Director Steve Vander Griend recently conducted a PEMS test for the 3DATX Corp. Cannon Ball Run promotion. In UAI’s testing, emissions were lower with the E30 compared to the E10 and the vehicles benefited from the higher octane. READ MORE

October 19, 2020

RFA: New grants support RFA’s award-winning safety education

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association has recently been awarded $75,000 in grants to support its safety education program through on-site seminars and Internet webinars. Both grants were received via the association’s work with TRANSCAER. READ MORE

October 19, 2020

National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center joins RFA

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThe RFA has welcomed the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center as its newest Associate Member. Located at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, NCERC is dedicated to the development of biofuels and other renewable compounds. READ MORE

October 16, 2020

EPA issues final Fuels Streamlining Rule

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Oct. 15 issued its final Fuels Streamlining Rule, which streamlines the agency’s existing regulations for gasoline, diesel and other fuels. It does not, however, change the stringency of existing fuel quality standards. READ MORE