Business

February 23, 2018

ACE talks opportunities, challenges for ethanol demand in 2018

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol hosted a webinar Feb. 20 titled “Opportunities and Challenges to Increasing Ethanol Demand in 2018.” The webinar focused on ACE initiatives designed to ensure ethanol continues to grow in the U.S. READ MORE

February 23, 2018

SIRE launches Monarch fueling station project

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessSouthwest Iowa Renewable Energy has announced it will establish a Monarch fueling station on its property. SIRE, an ethanol plant near Council Bluffs, is the second Iowa biofuels facility to commit to creating monarch butterfly habitat. READ MORE

February 23, 2018

Mitsubishi Chemical, ICM bring ZEBREX to US ethanol industry

BY Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. Found In:BusinessMitsubishi Chemical Corp. and ICM Inc. recently announced a strategic marketing collaboration to provide ZEBREX to the fuel ethanol industry in the United States. ZEBREX is a zeolite membrane dehydration technology. READ MORE

February 23, 2018

BLBRC expands mission

BY Mark Griffin, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessBuilding on the success of 10 years researching biofuels, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center recently embarked on a new mission: to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and products currently derived from petroleum. READ MORE

February 22, 2018

EPA: More than 1 million cellulosic RINs generated in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for January, reporting that approximately 1.52 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 1 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

February 22, 2018

RFA report: Distillers grains exports dip to 4-year low in 2017

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessU.S. exports of distillers grains—a high protein co-product of dry mill ethanol production used to feed livestock and poultry—totaled 11.08 million metric tons in 2017, according to a summary of 2017 ethanol coproduct trade data published by the RFA. READ MORE

February 22, 2018

Growth Energy launches new American Ethanol racing website

BY Growth Energy Found In:BusinessGrowth Energy has launched a new, redesigned American Ethanol Racing website, AmericanEthanolRacing.com. The dynamic, revamped website is sleeker, more user-friendly and reflects progress that has been made with the American Ethanol program. READ MORE

February 22, 2018

Delek Logistics, Green Plains Partners form joint venture

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:BusinessDelek Logistics Partners LP and Green Plains Partners LP recently announced the companies have formed DKGP Energy Terminals LLC, a 50/50 joint venture engaging in the light products terminalling business. READ MORE

February 21, 2018

Former Ineos Bio site purchased for conversion into eco-district

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessA consortium of investors and project developers led by Texas-based Frankens Energy recently purchased the former Ineos Bio Indian River Biorefinery in Vero Beach, Florida, and has announced plans to convert the site to an eco-district. READ MORE