11 hours ago

Green Plains breaks ground on second high protein project

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. on Sept. 28 announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green Plains Wood River LLC has broken ground on the installation of a high protein production facility utilizing Fluid Quip Technologies’ patented MSC technology. READ MORE

11 hours ago

Aemetis begins production of alcohol sanitizer products

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. has begun contracted production of hand sanitizer under its branded Aemetis Health Products label for sales to government, businesses and academic customers, as well as directly to consumers via the Amazon Marketplace. READ MORE

September 28, 2020

DOE solicits applications for Technology Commercialization Fund

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe Department of Energy on Sept. 23 issued its FY 2021 solicitation for the Technology Commercialization Fund, which aims to advance the commercialization of promising energy technologies and deploy lab-developed technologies to the marketplace. READ MORE

September 25, 2020

USDA: Corn use for fuel ethanol at 424 bushels in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for August, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production was at 424 million bushels in July, up from the previous month but down from July 2019. READ MORE

September 22, 2020

USGC promotes DDGS to Central American livestock producers

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USGC teamed up with a U.S. exporter for a recent webinar series for livestock producers in Central America that discussed the advantages of DDGS and addressed the logistical needs of small- and medium-sized livestock producers. READ MORE

September 21, 2020

Gevo: Sweden and Norway target increased use of SAF

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessSwedish Government announced on Sept. 11 its intention to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel. Norway made a similar announcement earlier this year. Gevo Inc. has welcomed both announcements. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

USGC: US DDGS exports to South Korea rebound

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, BusinessExports of U.S. DDGS to South Korea are on track to set another record for the 2019/2020 marketing year, thanks to the U.S. Grains Council’s work to encourage resumed purchasing following COVID-19 production shortfalls last spring. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

Prometheus Fuels licenses ORNL ethanol-to-jet-fuel process

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Coproducts, BusinessPrometheus Fuels has licensed an ethanol-to-jet-fuel conversion process developed by ORNL researchers. The ORNL technology will enable cost-competitive production of jet fuel and co-production of butadiene for use in renewable polymer synthesis. 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