Operations

April 11, 2014

Vireol Bio-Energy LLC to open Virginia plant

BY Chris HansonFound In:Operations, BusinessAfter getting approval in March for a $250,000 grant from Hopewell's City Council, Vireol Bio-Energy LLC announced it is opening its multi-feedstock ethanol plant, which will be the biggest ethanol plant on the East Coast. READ MORE

April 03, 2014

EIA: Rail congestion, cold weather raise ethanol spot prices

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessEthanol spot prices have increased steadily since early February. By late March, New York Harbor spot ethanol prices exceeded prices for RBOB (the petroleum component of gasoline) by more than $1 per gallon. READ MORE

March 28, 2014

Agenda set for 2014 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyProduced by BBI International, the agenda for the 30th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo includes more than 140 speakers and four highly informative track sessions. READ MORE

March 28, 2014

Fiberight begins construction of waste processing facility

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessWaste-to-energy firm Fiberight LLC is beginning construction of its waste processing facility in Marion, Iowa. "We are now building," said Craig Stuart-Paul, chief executive of the company, noting that workers are scheduled to be onsite April 7. READ MORE

March 28, 2014

Glacial Lakes Energy upgrades two South Dakota ethanol facilities

BY Chris HansonFound In:Operations, BusinessGlacial Lakes Energy LLC announced it will be upgrading and expanding corn handling areas at both its Watertown, S.D., and Mina, S.D., facilities to improve the company's corn procurement strategy and customer service. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Gevo to produce isobutanol and ethanol simultaneously

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. has released 2013 financial results, reporting total revenues of $17.91 million for the year. The company also announced it will produce both ethanol and isobutanol concurrently at its plant in Luverne, Minn. READ MORE

March 20, 2014

Aemetis reports record gross profit in 2013 financial results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessAemetis Inc. has released its 2013 financial results, reporting revenues of $177.5 million. The company said it has been consistently operating its Keyes, Calif., plant above nameplate capacity since improvements were completed in May 2013. READ MORE

March 19, 2014

Pinal Energy back online after extended shutdown

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, BusinessPinal Energy LLC in Maricopa, Ariz., is back online after being down for the past year and half. Improvements made during the facility's downtime have allowed it to restart at 60 MMgy of capacity, up from 50 MMgy. READ MORE

March 17, 2014

GPRE announces restart of Otter Tail ethanol plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessGreen Plains Renewable Energy Inc. has announced its Otter Tail ethanol plant restarted production on March 16. The 60 MMgy facility located near Fergus Falls, Minn., was temporarily idled after a March 10 fire. READ MORE