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September 16, 2021

UNICA: Ethanol sales down in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the production of anhydrous ethanol by mills in the south-central region of the country was up significantly during the second half of August. READ MORE

September 13, 2021

Biofuel groups call on lawmakers to fix SAF legislation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyA group of nine biofuel and ag groups are calling lawmakers to fix major flaws in pending legislation that they say could leave American farmers and biofuel producers cut out of the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

Biden administration takes action to expand SAF production, use

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyPresident Biden is taking action to increase the production of SAF to at least 3 billion gallons per year and reduce aviation emission by 20 percent by 2030. As part of that effort, DOE has announced $64.7 million in funding for 22 biofuel projects. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

State corn checkoffs commit $1.25 to grow E85 in California

BY Nebraska Corn Board Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe Nebraska Corn Board, along with the corn checkoff programs from Kansas and Missouri, will provide California fuel retailers $1.25 million over the next year to increase availability of E85. Fuel will be supplied by Pearson Fuels. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

Ag, biofuel groups tell CARB ethanol can help reach carbon goals

BY Growth Energy and Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn joint comments submitted last week to CARB, a group of ag and biofuel organizations and companies highlighted the role renewable fuels like ethanol can and should play in helping the state achieve its goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2045. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

EU ethanol producers increase production of hand sanitizer, feed

BY ePURE Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessEuropean renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.57 billion liters of ethanol and 6.16 million metric tons of coproducts in 2020, according to audited data released on Sept. 8 by the industry group. READ MORE

September 08, 2021

EIA maintains 2021, 2022 ethanol production forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, RetailerThe U.S. Energy Information Administration maintained its 2021 and 2022 forecasts for ethanol production in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Sept. 8. The forecast for 2021 ethanol blending was reduced slightly. READ MORE

September 08, 2021

Feenstra introduces Biofuel Cell Research Act

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyRep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, on Aug. 24 introduced a bill that aims to establish a research, development and demonstration program for a commercially viable fuel cell system that uses biofuels as the main fuel source. READ MORE

September 07, 2021

Lawmakers urge support for biofuels in reconciliation package

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerA group of nine democratic lawmakers on Sept. 2 sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging them to include support for biofuels in the upcoming reconciliation package. READ MORE