Operations

September 30, 2016

ePURE releases 2016 statistical report

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyePURE, the European renewable ethanol association, recently released its annual statistics report for 2016, finding direct GHG savings associated with European ethanol increased 8.5 percent last year, when compared to 2014. READ MORE

September 29, 2016

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2016 addresses ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released its Annual Energy Outlook 2016, which includes projections through 2040. The outlook features forecasts for liquid biofuels, including ethanol. READ MORE

September 27, 2016

Grassley receives Fueling Growth award from Growth Energy

BY Sen. Chuck Grassley's office Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyGrowth Energy presented Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, with its 2016 Fueling Growth award, which the group called its “highest honor given to congressional leaders who advocate for renewable fuels like ethanol and consumer choice at the pump.” READ MORE

September 26, 2016

Green Plains completes acquisition of 3 Abengoa facilities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessOn Sept. 26, Green Plains Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of three ethanol plants from Abengoa Bioenergy and immediately sold the ethanol storage assets associated with those plants to Green Plains Partners LP. READ MORE

September 26, 2016

Pacific Ethanol to install 5 MW solar PV plant at Madera facility

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. is installing a 5 MW photovoltaic power system designed and built by Borrego Solar Systems at its Madera, California, ethanol plant. Pacific Ethanol financed $10 million of the investment through the CleanFund SolarPACE program. READ MORE

September 23, 2016

China issues preliminary duties against US DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council, the Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyChina’s Ministry of Commerce has issued a preliminary determination claiming that U.S. dried distillers grains with or without solubles (DDGS) are being dumped and have caused injury to China’s DDGS industry. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Poet plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyOn Sept. 19, the U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer pathway petition for Poet Biorefining – Lake Crystal, bringing the total number of plants to receive pathway approvals under the efficient producer program to approximately 62. READ MORE

September 22, 2016

Opinion: Another Big Harvest, More New Rules

BY Tom BryanFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessEditor's note outlines the content of the October print edition from Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

September 21, 2016

Enerkem CEO receives 2017 Clean16 sustainability award

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer based in Canada, is pleased to announce that Vincent Chornet has been named in the prestigious 2017 Clean16 awards by the Delta Management Group and the Clean50 organization. READ MORE