Cellulosic

September 25, 2020

USDA solicits applications for loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe USDA is soliciting applications for two different cycles of the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. The first cycle closes Oct. 1, while the second is open through April 1, 2021. READ MORE

September 24, 2020

USDA seeks applications for Advanced Biofuel Payment Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe USDA announced on Sept. 23 it is making $7 million available under the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program. The agency will accept applications from advanced biofuel producers during the month of October. READ MORE

September 21, 2020

Report: Brazilian ethanol production expected to fall 16% in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessBrazil is expected to produce 31.35 billion liters (8.28 billion gallons) of ethanol this year, down 16 percent from 2019, according to a report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

Novozymes launches Fibrex platform for corn fiber-to-ethanol

BY Novozymes Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessNovozymes on Sept. 16 announced the launch of Fiberex, a comprehensive platform based on novel enzymes and yeast strains to convert corn fiber into ethanol. Fiberex is specifically aimed at breaking down tough fibers in the corn. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

LanzaTech: Advanced biofuel facility gets green light in India

BY LanzaTech Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessIndia-based Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. is planning to install a second generation ethanol facility. The company has awarded LanzaTech the contract to commence the basic engineering for an 5.3 million gallon facility. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

FEW general sessions address policy, production

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerDiscussions during the general session of the 2020 virtual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo focused on the RFS, SREs, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. ethanol industry, its product mix and operations. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

Skor focuses on the road ahead in FEW keynote

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, Retailer“What a year we’ve had,” Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy, said in her keynote address at the 2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. She discussed the many challenges the U.S. ethanol industry currently faces. READ MORE

September 10, 2020

USDA seeks input on ‘ready to go’ innovations to meet AIA goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe USDA announced on Sept. 10 it is seeking input on the most innovative technologies and practices that can be readily deployed across U.S. agriculture to meet the goals of the agency’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda. READ MORE

September 09, 2020

Ethanol industry award winners to be recognized during FEW

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerDoug Tiffany and Doug Durante, the respective winners of the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo's Award of Excellence and High-Octane Award, will deliver acceptance speeches at the virtual FEW on Sept. 16. READ MORE