September 24, 2020

Bustos introduces Next Generation Fuels Act

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Policy, RetailerRep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., on Sept. 24 introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, a bill that establishes a minimum octane standard for gasoline and requires sources of added octane value to reduce carbon emissions by at least 30 percent. READ MORE

September 22, 2020

USGC promotes DDGS to Central American livestock producers

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USGC teamed up with a U.S. exporter for a recent webinar series for livestock producers in Central America that discussed the advantages of DDGS and addressed the logistical needs of small- and medium-sized livestock producers. READ MORE

September 21, 2020

Report: Brazilian ethanol production expected to fall 16% in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessBrazil is expected to produce 31.35 billion liters (8.28 billion gallons) of ethanol this year, down 16 percent from 2019, according to a report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

September 21, 2020

Gevo: Sweden and Norway target increased use of SAF

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessSwedish Government announced on Sept. 11 its intention to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel. Norway made a similar announcement earlier this year. Gevo Inc. has welcomed both announcements. READ MORE

September 18, 2020

Biofuel accounts for record 5.8% of UK transportation fuel in Q1

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessThe U.K. consumed 645 million liters (170.39 million gallons) of transportation biofuels during the first quarter of 2020, up 53 percent when compared to the same period of 2019, according to data released by the U.K. government on Sept. 10. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

European ethanol industry launches new E10 consumer resource

BY ePURE Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, a new online resource for consumer information about the widely available E10 fuel blend, launched on Sept. 17 as part of a broader effort to highlight the importance of renewable ethanol to EU climate goals. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

FEW general sessions address policy, production

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerDiscussions during the general session of the 2020 virtual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo focused on the RFS, SREs, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. ethanol industry, its product mix and operations. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

Skor focuses on the road ahead in FEW keynote

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, Retailer“What a year we’ve had,” Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy, said in her keynote address at the 2020 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. She discussed the many challenges the U.S. ethanol industry currently faces. READ MORE

September 15, 2020

Brazil sets 2020 RenovaBio goal at 14.53 CBios

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Brazil Ministry of Mines and Energy on Sept. 10 set the 2020 goal for the country’s recently launched national biofuels policy, RenovaBio, at 14.53 million decarbonization credits (CBios). The 2021 target was set at 24.86 million CBios. READ MORE