12 hours ago

EPA: 37.05 million cellulosic RINs generated in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyMore than 1.67 billion RINs, including 37.05 million cellulosic RINs, were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in June, according to new data released by the U.S. EPA. RIN generation for the first half of the year reached nearly 9.64 billion. READ MORE

12 hours ago

Stora Enso to pilot technology for lignin-based carbon products

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, BusinessFinland-based forestry company Stora Enso has announced plans to invest €10 million ($11.15 million) to build a pilot facility that will produce biobased carbon materials from lignin that can be used in batteries. READ MORE

12 hours ago

Growth Energy ad urges Trump to listen to rural America

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, PolicyGrowth Energy launched a new ad campaign July 23 featuring a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer who is asking Trump to ensure that the U.S. EPA considers the devastating impact some of the agency’s policies are having on family farms. READ MORE

July 22, 2019

Bunge, BP form bioenergy joint venture in Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessBunge Ltd. and BP plc announced July 22 the formation of BP Bunge Bioenergia, a 50:50 joint venture bioenergy company in Brazil that will operate 11 sugarcane mills to produce ethanol, sugar and renewable electricity. READ MORE

July 22, 2019

ABFC issues new study on Clean Fuel Standard costs

BY Advanced Biofuels Canada Found In:Business, PolicyABFC has released a statement on the prospective costs of the proposed federal Clean Fuel Standard, reporting that market data shows the real driver of high fuel prices in British Columbia is related to crude oil production and refining. READ MORE

July 19, 2019

UNICA: Domestic sales of hydrous ethanol up in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data for the second half of June. The volume of sugarcane processed during the period was up slightly from last year. Production and sales of ethanol remained relatively high. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

First shipment of ETBE made with US ethanol arrives in Japan

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, BusinessThe first shipment of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) made with U.S. corn-based ethanol has arrived in Japan, marking the country’s new demand for U.S. ethanol-based products and a milestone in U.S. ethanol market development efforts. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

USDA: $400 million still available for REAP loan guarantees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe USDA announced July 18 that more than $400 million is still available for renewable energy system and energy efficiency loan guarantees through the Rural Energy for America Program. USDA accepts applications for REAP funding year-round. READ MORE

July 18, 2019

Report shows optimism for fuel ethanol use in Korea

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyA recently released report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Services Global Agricultural Information Network says South Korea may soon revise its regulations to allow the use of ethanol-blended fuel. READ MORE