9 hours ago

Valero reports improved operating income for ethanol segment

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyOn Oct. 25, Valero Energy Corp. released third quarter financial results, noting the company’s ethanol segment reported $106 million of operating income for the three-month period, up from $35 million reported for the same quarter of 2015. READ MORE

9 hours ago

USDA awards $327 million in REAP funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe USDA is investing more than $300 million to help hundreds of small businesses adopt renewable energy sources or implement more efficient energy options. The investment includes $327 million in Rural Energy for America Program funding. READ MORE

October 21, 2016

NHREG High School students visit Guardian Energy

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:Operations, BusinessThirty-five students from NRHEG (New Richland, Hartland, Ellendale, Geneva) High School recently visited Guardian Energy to gain a better understanding of clean Minnesota-produced renewable energy. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

CropEnergies reports increased ethanol production volumes

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessCropEnergies AG has announced ethanol production increased during the first half of the 2016-’17 financial year, reaching 450,000 cubic meters (118.88 million gallons), up from 422,000 cubic meters during the same period of prior year. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

EIA maintains ethanol production forecast for 2016, 2017

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting fuel ethanol production will average 990,000 barrels per day this year and next year, up from 970,000 barrels per day in 2015. READ MORE

October 14, 2016

IRFA: Absolute Energy produces 1 billionth gallon of ethanol

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, BusinessThe Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently recognized Absolute Energy, an ethanol production facility in St. Ansgar, Iowa, for producing its 1 billionth gallon of cleaner-burning, homegrown ethanol this month. READ MORE

October 13, 2016

UNICA releases updated ethanol production data

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association recently announced mills in the country’s south-central region produced 18.06 billion liters (4.77 billion gallons) of ethanol from the beginning of the current season through mid-September. READ MORE

October 11, 2016

Gevo produces cellulosic jet fuel that meets ASTM specification

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessGevo Inc. recently announced that it has completed production of cellulosic renewable jet fuel that is specified for commercial flights. Alaska Airlines is expected to fly the first commercial flight using fuel within the next few months. READ MORE

October 10, 2016

Six Poet plants installing CHP processes

BY Poet LLC Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessSix Poet biorefineries in Ohio and Indiana are installing a new energy generation system using combined-heat-and-power (CHP). These systems will reduce reliance on the electrical energy grid and recover waste energy for additional use in the plant. READ MORE