Business

May 27, 2016

DOE: Biomass committee schedules June meeting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee is scheduled for June 13-14 in Washington, D.C. Members of the public can observe the business of the committee. READ MORE

May 27, 2016

RFA hosting June 4 ethanol safety seminar in Wisconsin

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association is hosting a free ethanol safety seminar on Saturday, June 4, in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Certificates of Completion will be handed out to all attendees at the end of each safety seminar. READ MORE

May 26, 2016

USGC: Analysis quantifies value of ethanol, coproduct exports

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has published a new analysis conducted by Informa Economics that determined exports of U.S. corn and corn products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output in 2014. READ MORE

May 26, 2016

UIA calls on CARB to recognize role of ethanol in reducing carbon

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn comments recently filed with the California Air Resources Board, the Urban Air Initiative made a compelling case for higher octane, lower carbon fuels like midlevel ethanol blends to help the state meet its carbon reduction goals. READ MORE

May 26, 2016

ADM completes sale of Brazilian sugarcane ethanol operations

BY Archer Daniels Midland Co. Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessArcher Daniels Midland Co. recently announced that it had completed the sale of its sugarcane ethanol operations in Limeira do Oeste, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. READ MORE

May 26, 2016

Branstad signs bill to extend biofuel incentives in Iowa

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyIowa Gov. Terry Branstad recently signed S.F. 2309 into law, a bill that included the extension of several important renewable fuels tax incentives through 2024. The signing took place at REG Newton, a 30 MMgy biodiesel plant. READ MORE

May 26, 2016

Nebraska gasoline blends top 13 billion gallons of ethanol

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, BusinessAccording to the Nebraska Department of Revenue Motor Fuels Division, in the last 37 years more than 13 billion gallons of ethanol have been sold in the Nebraska fuel market . READ MORE

May 25, 2016

EPA schedules hearing on RFS proposal, registrations due May 31

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has announced it will hold a public hearing June 9 in Kansas City, Missouri, on its proposed rule for the 2017 renewable fuels standard (RFS). Parties wishing to testify at the hearing must contact the EPA by May 31. READ MORE

May 25, 2016

Ethanol plant digester to send 5 MW to California grid

BY Anna Simet Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessNot only does Tulare County, California-based Calgren Renewable Fuels LLC manufacture renewable transportation fuel and utilize renewable energy to power its operations, but starting next month, the plant will also send electricity to the grid. READ MORE