Coproducts

November 15, 2019

USGC: Seminars educate Sonora livestock producers about US DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. Grains Council is answering technical questions and sharing firsthand experience using U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) with poultry, swine and beef producers in Sonora, Mexico. READ MORE

November 15, 2019

In Depth: Valuable and Viable

BY Andrew Duguid Found In:Markets, CoproductsFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Changes to the 45Q tax credit increase the monetary value of carbon dioxide for ethanol producers. READ MORE

November 14, 2019

Aemetis provides update of RNG, cellulosic ethanol projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 14, reporting progress with efforts to lower the carbon score of its corn ethanol plant and develop renewable natural gas (RNG) and cellulosic ethanol projects. READ MORE

November 14, 2019

DOE: Biomass R&D technical advisory committee to meet Nov. 19-20

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Nov. 19-20 in Washington, D.C. The event is open to the public. READ MORE

November 13, 2019

Gevo discusses plans for low-carbon ethanol, RNG

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 12, highlighting plans to sell low-carbon ethanol into the California market, develop a 1 MMgy hydrocarbon plant and implement RNG and wind energy at its existing biorefinery in Minnesota. READ MORE

November 12, 2019

USDA: U.S. ethanol exports top 100 million gallons in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, CoproductsThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service released September export data on Nov. 5 reporting the U.S. exported 100.31 million gallons of ethanol and 1.05 million tons of distillers grains during the month. READ MORE

November 07, 2019

Agenda released for 2020 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBiomass Magazine announced this week the agenda for the 13th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place February 3-5, 2020 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. READ MORE

November 07, 2019

Green Plains reports improving margins, progress with Project 24

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. has reported a third quarter net loss of $39 million due to the low margin environment. The company, however, said ethanol margins are showing improvement and efforts to improve plant operations are continuing. READ MORE

November 05, 2019

Gevo announces fuel contract, plan for sustainability tracking

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. announced Nov. 4 it has won a contract to supply the city of Seattle with renewable gasoline to fuel its fleets. The following day, the company announced a development agreement for technology to track renewable product sustainability. READ MORE

October 31, 2019

Vertimass wins $1.4 million for ethanol to jet fuel process

BY Vertimass LLC Found In:Coproducts, BusinessVertimass LLC announced Oct. 30 that Bioenergy Technologies Office within the DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will receive a cost-shared award of up to $1.4 million to optimize jet fuel production from ethanol. READ MORE

October 25, 2019

UDSA: Corn use for fuel ethanol down 6% in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, CoproductsThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report with data from August, reporting that corn use for ethanol production was up slightly from July, but down 6 percent when compared to August 2018. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

USGC: Ethanol exports down in 2018-’19 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has released final export numbers for the 2018-’19 marketing year. Ethanol exports saw a small drop while U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports remained relatively flat. READ MORE

October 16, 2019

USGC: DDGS trials expand sales in southeastern Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessFrom the tropics in Campeche to the jungles in Palenque to the mountains in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the U.S. Grains Council is helping build markets through demonstration trials for U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE

October 16, 2019

In Depth: Interaction Encouraged

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: The Alcohol School brings fuel and beverage producers together to learn and share solutions. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

USDA deputy secretary speaks at Global Ethanol Summit

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyStephen Censky, deputy secretary of the USDA, delivered a keynote address during the second day of the Global Ethanol Summit on Oct. 15 in Washington, D.C. His presentation focused on international collaboration. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

In Depth: Breeding Success

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: A new breed of corn, produced with the ethanol industry in mind, promises more corn oil yield and higher-protein distillers grains. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

USDA seeks applications for biorefinery loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, PolicyThe USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service is soliciting applications for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. Applications for the current cycle of the loan guarantee program are due April 1. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

New biodiesel technology event launched, abstracts welcome

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Biodiesel Production Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis June 15-17, 2020. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biodiesel Magazine, the event is a new forum for biomass-based diesel producers. Abstracts are being accepted. READ MORE

October 11, 2019

USGC: Long-term engagement leads to DDGS sales in Ecuador

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe largest commercial feed producer in Ecuador imported 6,650 metric tons of U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) valued at $1.3 million in the first half of 2019 following an ongoing targeted marketing program by the USGC. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

LanzaTech: Ethanol to be converted to PET

BY LanzaTech Found In:Coproducts, BusinessBeijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Co. Ltd. has produced more than 9 million gallons of ethanol from recycled steel mill emissions in its first year of operation. Ethanol from the facility will now be converted to PET. READ MORE

October 07, 2019

USDA: US ethanol exports reach 122.52 million gallons in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service released August export data on Oct. 4, reporting that the U.S. exported 122.52 million gallons of ethanol and 1.12 million tons of distillers grains during the month. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

DOE awards $75 million to 35 bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Oct. 1 it is awarding $73 million to 35 bioenergy research and development projects that aims to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower and enable the production of biomass products. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

Little Sioux Corn Processors to add FQT’s protein technology

BY Fluid Quip Technologies Found In:Coproducts, BusinessLittle Sioux Corn Processors announced Sept. 30 it will install Fluid Quip Technologies’ patented Maximized Stillage Co-Products (MSC) system at its Marcus, Iowa, ethanol plant. This will be the seventh installation of MSC technology worldwide. READ MORE

October 01, 2019

South Korean team purchases U.S. DDGS following Export Exchange

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessA group of South Korean feed grains buyers attended Export Exchange in 2018, thanks to a sponsorship from the U.S. Grains Council, which led to the group purchasing 127,000 metric tons of U.S. DDGS. READ MORE

September 26, 2019

USDA: Corn use for ethanol down in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report with data from July, reporting that corn consumed for fuel ethanol was down when compared to both June 2019 and July 2018. READ MORE

September 24, 2019

USGC: Taiwan goodwill mission members commit to DDGS purchases

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyTaiwan signed a memorandum of understanding Sept. 18 committing to purchase 5 million metric tons of U.S. corn and 500,000 tons of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), extending their stable buying commitment for another two years. READ MORE

September 23, 2019

White House seeks information on US bioeconomy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is seeking public input on the U.S. bioeconomy in an effort to inform notable gaps and vulnerabilities and to identify areas in which the bioeconomy could benefit from government attention. READ MORE

September 18, 2019

ePURE: Ethanol reduces emissions, increases food security

BY ePURE Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyEuropean renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.81 billion liters of ethanol and 5.55 million metric tons of beneficial co-products in 2018, according to new audited data released Sept. 5 by the industry group. READ MORE

September 12, 2019

Alcohol School: The case for fractionation

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessVijay Singh, professor in Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, told his Alcohol School audience Sept. 12 that he was going to “make the case for fractionation.” READ MORE

September 10, 2019

Gevo, Leaf Resources sign JDA

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessGevo Inc. and Leaf Resources have signed a joint development agreement to explore the potential use of cellulosic derived sugars and glycerol from Leaf and the ability to convert these to hydrocarbon molecules useful as fuels or chemicals. READ MORE