Markets

August 26, 2016

Scaling Up conference to focus on Canada’s low-carbon future

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLow-carbon alternative energy will be the focus of a new Canadian conference in the planning. “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low carbon, biobased economy through sustainable innovation,” is set for Nov. 14-16 in Ottawa. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

EC to appeal ethanol duties ruling, US industry disappointed

BY Growth Energy and Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy are disappointed with the Aug. 26 decision by the European Commission to file an appeal with the EU General Court related to its June 2016 ruling invalidating certain ethanol duties. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Natural gas storage inventories are growing at a snail’s pace

BY Andy Huenefeld, U.S. Energy Found In:MarketsThe story of current natural gas storage in the U.S. is a two-sided tale. On one hand, inventories have sat at unprecedented high levels throughout the season. READ MORE

August 25, 2016

USGC: Taiwanese stakeholders see advantages of US corn, DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyA group of grain buyers from Taiwan visited Indiana and Michigan this week to become familiar with production, application, grading and quality standards for U.S. corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE

August 25, 2016

USGC: Ethanol exports prompt global conversation at recent event

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFrom flex fuels and carbon intensity to the future of ethanol and technological advancements, speakers at the American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference last week in Minneapolis continued to highlight ethanol’s unique advantages. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Advanced biorefinery proposed for eastern North Dakota

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessA biorefinery proposed to be built in Grand Forks, North Dakota, would transform low-value agricultural byproducts, including sugar beet tailings, wheat straw and potato waste, into biofuel. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Report: Canadian ethanol industry operating at full capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyCanada recently filed annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting the nation’s ethanol industry has consolidated and plants are running at capacity. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Enerkem facility earns ISCC certification for methanol production

BY Enerkem Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc. announced it has obtained certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification system for the biomethanol production of its Enerkem Alberta Biofuels full-scale facility in Edmonton, Canada. READ MORE

August 22, 2016

Report discusses Australian biofuel industry

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessA recent report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides updated data on Australia’s biofuel industry, noting ethanol production is expected to reach 250 million liters this year. READ MORE