Coproducts

May 09, 2019

Gevo announces plans to decarbonize Luverne plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. released first quarter 2019 financial results May 8, highlighting efforts to decarbonize its Luverne, Minnesota, biorefinery and predicting the company could be become profitable during the next 18 months. READ MORE

May 09, 2019

In Depth: The Case for a Credit

BY Steffen Mueller and Sam Rushing Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE JUNE ISSUE: Ethanol plants contribute up to 40 percent of merchant carbon dioxide, reducing emissions from fermentation while providing a crucial product. READ MORE

May 08, 2019

EPA issues guidance on registration of corn kernel fiber pathways

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe EPA has released guidance on how to demonstrate that an analytical method for determining the cellulosic converted fraction of corn kernel fiber co-processed with starch at a traditional ethanol plant satisfies applicable regulatory requirements. READ MORE

May 06, 2019

DOE offers $79 million for bioenergy R&D

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe DOE has opened a $79 million funding opportunity for bioenergy research and development that aims to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. READ MORE

May 03, 2019

Canada invests $11.2 million to support bioproducts development

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessThe Canadian government announced April 25 a federal investment of up to $11.2 million to the Bioproducts Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership in an effort to help provide opportunities for farmers and grow the clean economy. READ MORE

May 01, 2019

USCG promotes US corn, coproducts in Saudi Arabia

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. Grains Council recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to promote U.S. corn and coproducts. USCG says Saudi Arabia is a growing market, due to its dairy and poultry industries, and imported more than 16 million gallons of U.S. ethanol last year. READ MORE

April 19, 2019

Lawmakers urge robust funding for Farm Bill energy title programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerMore than 50 federal lawmakers have spoken out to encourage members of the Senate and House appropriations committees to provide robust fiscal year 2020 funding for Farm Bill energy title programs. READ MORE

April 18, 2019

California Ethanol & Power wins $10 million tax credit

BY California Ethanol & Power LLC Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyOn April 17, California Ethanol & Power LLC (CE&P) announced that it was awarded a $10 million income tax credit as part of the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) California Competes program. READ MORE

April 18, 2019

Opinion: Finding the Value

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about a growing market for coproducts, how plants are capturing value from high-protein coproducts, and the ethanol lobby's message to the U.S. House, and more. READ MORE

April 18, 2019

In Depth: A Different Animal

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Ethanol producers are increasingly turning to a burgeoning aquaculture industry for another coproduct revenue stream. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

Opinion: Biofuels Education Critical to Ensuring Rural Growth

BY Kelly Manning Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Educating students key to rural development and growth. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

Enerkem closes a new round of financing for C$76.3 million

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc., a global leader in biofuels production from solid waste, announces the closing of a new round of financing totaling C$76.3 million. The financing comes from Enerkem's existing investors, as well as a new investor, Suncor Energy Inc. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

In Depth: The Daily Grind

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Markets, CoproductsFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Low margins prompt plants to diversify coproduct streams, capturing value in efficiency. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

USGC: Event identifies new market opportunities in Southeast Asia

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyMore than 1 million metric tons of corn and dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) were contracted in late March during the Ag Supply Chain Asia 2019 conference in the Philippines, according to the U.S. Grains Council. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

In Depth: FEW Technical Sessions Planner

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyFROM THE MAY ISSUE: The 2019 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo offers concurrent panel discussions. This guide will help attendees plan which ones to take in. READ MORE

April 12, 2019

In Depth: DDGS: Options to Optimize

BY Joel Dulin Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Rail car uncertainty increases the need for efficient DDGS storage. READ MORE

April 11, 2019

USGC seeks applications for Ethanol A-team members

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council recently announced it is soliciting applications for its seven Advisory Teams, known as A-teams, for the 2019-2021 term. This includes the organization’s Ethanol A-team. Applications are due April 26. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

USGC mission investigates DDGS potential in Ireland, UK

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council is preparing to help buyers and end-users in Ireland and the U.K. learn how dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) can help meet their feed demand needs while adjusting to market conditions and a new trade environment. READ MORE

April 08, 2019

Minnesota offers funding for bioenergy, biochemical pilot plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture is offering funding to help advance bioenergy and biochemical production technologies to the pilot scale through its AGRI Bioenergy/Biochemical Pilot Project Grant. READ MORE

April 04, 2019

USGC celebrates DDGS expansion in Mexico with MOU signing

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, CoproductsThe U.S. Grains Council, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and the Regional Livestock Pork Producers Union of Sonora recently met in Mexico to sign an MOU celebrating a multi-year effort marking the import of more DDGS into the country. READ MORE

April 01, 2019

USDA: Ethanol exports reach 127.91 million gallons in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessData released by the UDSA’s Foreign Agricultural Service on March 27 shows the U.S. exported 127.91 million gallons of ethanol and 806,615 tons of distillers grains during the first month of 2019. READ MORE

March 28, 2019

USDA: Corn use for ethanol down in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report with data from January, reporting that corn consumed for fuel alcohol was down. Sorghum consumption for fuel ethanol, however, was up. READ MORE

March 26, 2019

ERA funds wheat-ethanol plant, woody biomass project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessERA has announced funding to support several projects through its Partnership Intake Program, including a biorefinery that will produce ethanol and biogas and a technology that will utilize biomass waste materials in the production of wood biomass. READ MORE

March 22, 2019

Evonik launches fast, reliable test for DDGS quality

BY Evonik Found In:Coproducts, BusinessEvonik has launched a new fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test DDGS. The new AMINORED 2.0 test allows users to rapidly and reliably evaluate the nutritional value of corn DDGS used in feed production, detecting the impact of processing. READ MORE

March 21, 2019

DOE: Biomass R&D advisory committee to meet March 27-28

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee will meet March 27-28 in Arlington, Virginia. The event is open to members of the public. READ MORE

March 20, 2019

USGC: Ethanol, DDGS exports up during 2018-‘19 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyAnalysis recently released by the U.S. Grains Council shows U.S. exports of ethanol and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) were up significantly during the first four months of the 2018-’19 marketing year. READ MORE

March 08, 2019

Flint Hills adds FQPT protein technology to second ethanol plant

BY Fluid Quip Process Technologies Found In:Coproducts, BusinessFlint Hills Resources has announced it will install Fluid Quip Process Technologies’ patented Maximized Stillage Co-Products system at its Shell Rock, Iowa, ethanol plant. This is the second installation of the MSC system at a Flint Hills facility. READ MORE

March 08, 2019

RFA: 2018 distillers grains exports are second-highest on record

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessU.S. exports of distillers grains (DG) were the second-highest on record in 2018, totaling 11.88 million metric tons (MMT), according to a summary of 2018 ethanol co-product trade data published by the Renewable Fuels Association. READ MORE

March 07, 2019

New RFA report summarizes 2018 ethanol export statistics

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association has released a 10-page report summarizing 2018 ethanol export and import data and highlighting key facts and trends related to global ethanol trade. READ MORE

March 07, 2019

W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as partner

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessShell has joined as an equity partner with Air Liquide, Enerkem, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam for a proposed project in Rotterdam will be the first of its kind in Europe to make chemicals and biofuels out of non-recyclable waste materials. READ MORE