April 16, 2014

CFDC calls for ethanol to stand up as alternative fuel

BY Clean Fuels Development Coalition Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyClean Fuels Development Coalition Executive Director Douglas Durante has called on ethanol supporters to not only defend the federal renewable fuel standard, but to move beyond it by capitalizing on the benefits of mid- and high-level ethanol blends. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

EC adopts new guidelines on renewable energy, biofuel support

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, PolicyThe European Commission recently announced it has adopted new rules on public support for renewable energy projects, including a move to market-based support. A U.K.-based trade association called the guidelines a "huge leap into the unknown." READ MORE

April 14, 2014

Iowa awards Fueling our Future funds to 2 retail stations

BY Gov. Terry Branstad’s office Found In:Markets, BusinessIowa Gov. Terry Branstad has announced the Oak Street Station in Inwood, Iowa, and Farmers Cooperative in Mount Ayr, Iowa, have been selected as recipients of funds through the Fueling Our Future pilot program. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

In Depth: Biodiesel: Coming Soon to an Ethanol Plant Near You

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Markets, CoproductsThe concept of co-locating biodiesel production at ethanol plants is finally taking shape. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

Opinion: Naturally Driven to Innovate

BY Brian JenningsFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, PolicyFarmers have adopted new technologies at an unrivaled speed, prompted by the RFS, writes Brian Jennings. Ethanol production has helped the agricultural sector be more profitable, providing opportunities for adoption of new practices. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

FTC proposes new labeling requirements for ethanol blends

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Federal Trade Commission has published a proposed rule to amend its Rule for Automotive Fuel Ratings, Certification and Posting that would adopt and revise rating, certification and labeling requirements for ethanol-gasoline blends. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

Ceres announces fiscal and business updates

BY Chris HansonFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessCeres Inc. released its second quarter financial results and an update on its efforts in Brazil during a webcast on April 10. The company said it has increased its planting of sorghum in Brazil, where it is pursuing ethanol and biomass power markets. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

China eyes advanced ethanol technologies to quench fuel demand

BY Lux Research Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyChina's fast-growing demand for oil, and its continued dependency on sugar-based ethanol, is opening up opportunities for advanced ethanol technologies, according to Lux Research. READ MORE

April 10, 2014

Opinion: New Horizons

BY Bob DinneenFound In:Markets, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association is working to expand ethanol export markets, says Bob Dinneen, president and CEO. For example, the group has led trips abroad to connect U.S. ethanol producers with new customers. READ MORE