February 05, 2016

EPA rulemaking aims to update GHG reporting requirements

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published a proposed rule that aims to amend specific provisions in the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, including some provisions related to biogas and ethanol. Comments are due Feb. 29. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Economists: Ethanol retains low-cost octane enhancer status

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyEthanol continues to maintain its status as the low-cost octane enhancer, in spite of low oil prices. The biggest threat, say University of Illinois economists Scott Irwin and Darrel Good, would be a shortfall in U.S. corn production. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Indiana bill would extend misfueling immunity to mid-level blends

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyIn mid-January, a congressman in the Indiana General Assembly introduced a bill that aims to increase use of ethanol-blended fuels by expanding immunity for the misuse of blended fuel. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

ACE 2016 DC fly-in to be held April 13-14

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol has announced its 8th annual fly-in will be held on April 13-14, with the Washington Court on Capitol Hill serving as the host hotel for the event. Registration information is available on the ACE website. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

Energy Bill amendments aim to impede biofuels, benefit bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Senate is currently considering the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. To date, lawmakers have introduced more than 275 amendments to the bill, including several that would impact biofuels and bioenergy. READ MORE

February 02, 2016

Biofuels industry speaks out following results of Iowa caucus

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn Feb. 1, the Iowa caucus officially kicked off the primary election season. Twelve of the 14 candidates who participated in the Iowa caucus are supportive of the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

February 02, 2016

ADM reports Q4 earnings of 61 per share, down from $1 a year ago

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyArcher Daniels Midland Co. reported net earnings for the fourth quarter were $718 million, or $1.19 per share, and segment operating profit was $900 million. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of 61 cents. READ MORE

February 02, 2016

Gevo signs licensing, joint development agreements with Porta

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:BusinessGevo Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a license agreement and a joint development agreement with Porta Hnos S.A. to construct multiple isobutanol plants in Argentina using corn as a feedstock. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

County board approves modified loan for CE&P

BY Kassidi Andres Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Imperial County, California, board of supervisors recently approved a modified loan for California Ethanol and Power, a company developing a sugarcane and sweet sorghum ethanol plant in the region. READ MORE