January 12, 2021

Green Plains completes York USP upgrade

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. has announced the completion of its upgrade to USP grade alcohol at its York, Nebraska biorefinery. The York upgrade included the installation of a new distillation production unit, and remains capable of producing up to 50 MMgy. READ MORE

January 11, 2021

Gevo proposes to build ‘Net Zero 1’ project in South Dakota

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:CoproductsGevo Inc. announces the concept of net-zero Projects for the production of energy dense liquid hydrocarbons using renewable energy and Gevo’s proprietary technology. The company plans to build its first net-zero project in South Dakota. READ MORE

January 07, 2021

IRS issues final rule for 45Q tax credit

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS on Jan. 6 issued final regulations regarding the section 45Q tax credit for qualified carbon oxide sequestration. The Carbon Capture Coalition said the rule provides overdue regulatory and financial certainty. READ MORE

January 07, 2021

SkyRNG, LanzaTech to build alcohol-to-jet facility in Europe

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, BusinessNetherlands-based SkyNRG has announced it is leading a consortium that will build a 30,000-ton-per-year alcohol to jet (ATJ) facility in Europe. LanzaTech will supply its ATJ technology to the facility. READ MORE

January 05, 2021

Green Plains, Ospraie acquire majority stake in Fluid Quip

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. has acquired a majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies in a joint transaction led by Ospraie Management LLC. The transaction will rapidly expand installation of Ultra-High Protein production across Green Plains’ facilities. READ MORE

January 05, 2021

Koch Project Solutions to execute Gevo expansion projects

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. has engaged Koch Project Solutions LLC to provide front end engineering, design and project execution management services for the expansion projects that Gevo is in the process of financing with Citigroup Global Markets Inc. READ MORE

December 30, 2020

Canadian Hutterites investigate US DDGS value in swine diets

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, CoproductsCapitalizing on successful virtual engagement with the Mennonite community in Southeast Mexico, the USGC recently began promotion of the nutritional and economical value of U.S. DDGS with Hutterite swine producers in western Canada. READ MORE

December 29, 2020

Corn use for fuel ethanol at 433 million bushels in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for December, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production reached 433 million bushels in October, up from the previous month, but down from October 2019. READ MORE

December 22, 2020

CoBank: 2021 outlook for ethanol is stable but guarded

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessCoBank on Dec. 17 issued a report on the year ahead, predicting the 2021 outlook for ethanol is stable but guarded, with considerable growth and margin opportunities favoring ethanol coproducts versus fuel. READ MORE