28 minutes ago

ePURE releases 2016 statistical report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyePURE, the European renewable ethanol association, recently released its annual statistics report for 2016, finding direct GHG savings associated with European ethanol increased 8.5 percent last year, when compared to 2014. READ MORE

33 minutes ago

Researchers develop method to separate lignin from wood

BY Washington State University Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicWashington State University researchers have developed a way to practically separate lignin from wood, a breakthrough that could provide new sources of lignin for advanced renewable fuel and advanced materials applications. READ MORE

September 28, 2016

GreenWood Resources licenses ORNL process to boost biofuel yield

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGreenWood Resources has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology based on the discovery of a gene in poplar (Populus trichocarpa) that makes it easier to convert poplar trees into biofuels. READ MORE

September 27, 2016

Grassley receives Fueling Growth award from Growth Energy

BY Sen. Chuck Grassley's office Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyGrowth Energy presented Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, with its 2016 Fueling Growth award, which the group called its “highest honor given to congressional leaders who advocate for renewable fuels like ethanol and consumer choice at the pump.” READ MORE

September 27, 2016

UT-ORNL team hopes to ease path from vegetation to biofuel

BY University of Tennessee Found In:Feedstocks, CellulosicA University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory team led by governor’s chair Jeremy Smith is using supercomputing to figure out ways to ease the path of turning vegetation into biofuel. READ MORE

September 23, 2016

UNICA: Ethanol production at 16.46 billion liters through August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced mills in the country’s south-central region crushed 38.31 million tons of sugarcane during the second half of August, down 14.56 percent when compared to the first half of the month. READ MORE

September 23, 2016

USDA ARS: Tapping sorghum's genetic potential

BY Dennis O'Brien, USDA Agricultural Research Service Found In:FeedstocksAn Agricultural Research Service plant geneticist has developed new genetic resources that allow the breeding of sorghum varieties with higher grain yields and greater resistance to diseases and pests. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

Assobari sugarcane producer organization earns RSB certification

BY Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyAssobari is the first organization of sugar cane producers in Brazil to earn the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certification. The RSB certification is for the production of sugarcane by 62 farmers and approximately 1,860 hectares. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

Opinion: Another Big Harvest, More New Rules

BY Tom BryanFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessEditor's note outlines the content of the October print edition from Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE