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October 17, 2014

UNICA: Sugarcane mills continue to prioritize ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:MarketsUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced the south-central region of Brazil experienced a smaller than average crush during the second half of September. However, more than 60 percent of the processed cane went to ethanol. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Chempolis signs agreement for bamboo ethanol project in India

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Oct. 15, Finland-based Chempolis Ltd. announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Numaligarh Refinery Ltd., an enterprise of the Indian government, to build a cellulosic ethanol and chemical production facility in Assam, India. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

RFA hammers CARB on lack of ILUC transparency

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, recently submitted a letter to the California Air Resources Board outlining serious concerns regarding the staff's new indirect land use analysis. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

CRFA member brings E30 ethanol to Niagara region

BY Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Canadian Renewable Fuels Association congratulates Gale's Gas Bars on its debut of E30 gasoline in Ontario. Gale's has 16 sites throughout Niagara and E30 will be offered at 143 Welland Avenue, in St. Catharines, beginning Oct. 16. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

RFA announces E85 "Post Your Price" contest

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn an effort to promote E85 sales and track E85 prices, the Renewable Fuels Association announced a unique opportunity to win free E85 for one year with a simple snap of a camera and click of a mouse. READ MORE

October 16, 2014

Opinion: Canadian Ethanol, 30 Years Green

BY W. Scott Thurlow Found In:Markets, PolicyThe Canadian ethanol industry has grown tremendously in the last 30 years, writes W. Scott Thurlow. Still it is nowhere close to reaching the full potential of Canada’s renewable fuels technology, innovation or products. READ MORE

October 15, 2014

Public comments on low carbon fuel availability due Oct. 16

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, PolicyThe recently established Low Carbon Fuels Coalition is encouraging low carbon fuel producers and other industry stakeholders to weigh in on the availability of low carbon fuels by submitting comments to the California Air Resources Board. READ MORE

October 13, 2014

Policy issues plague advanced biofuel industry

BY Anna Simet Found In:Markets, Policy2014 was unlike any other that Mike McAdams, president of the Advanced Biofuel Association, has seen in his decades-long career. And that's not a positive observation. READ MORE

October 13, 2014

Report shows ethanol's connection to high food prices is a lie

BY Holly JessenFound In:Markets, PolicyGrowth Energy and the RFA responded to the USDA's October supply/demand report, which forecasted a record corn yield. Growth Energy said it ended the food vs. fuel myth and RFA said it underscores the need for market certainty. READ MORE