September 19, 2014
Gevo reported an update on the progress of the side-by-side operational mode (SBS) of its plant in Luverne, Minnesota, on Sept. 18.
September 18, 2014
Carbon Green BioEnergy's Mitch Miller details a plant turnaround effort. The company purchased a mothballed plant in Lake Odessa, Michigan, and brought it back online.
September 17, 2014
The Indian River BioEnergy Center, a cellulosic ethanol production center near Vero Beach, Florida, has completed a major turnaround, including technology upgrades, and the facility is now being brought back online.
September 15, 2014
Pacific Ethanol Inc. has announced an agreement with Kodiak Carbonic LLC to sell CO2 from the Pacific Ethanol Columbia plant located in Boardman, Oregon. Kodiak plans to construct a liquefaction and dry ice processing facility adjacent to the plant.
September 12, 2014
As the 2014 harvest season kicks off, members of the U.S. Senate are taking action to ensure the Surface Transportation Board has the authority necessary to help mitigate the rail backlog currently plaguing the Midwest.
September 10, 2014
Red River Energy LLC's ethanol plant in Rosholt, South Dakota, is once again operating after sitting idle for approximately 18 months. As production continues, the company plans to increase capacity and complete several improvement projects.
September 10, 2014
Minnesota-based Buffalo Lake Advanced Biofuels recently restarted operations. The 18 MMgy plant, which was purchased out of bankruptcy in 2012, has undergone repairs and upgrades, including the installation of a new solids separation technology.
September 09, 2014
Glava, Iowa-based Quad County Corn Processors celebrated the grand opening of its 2 MMgy bold-on cellulosic facility on Sept. 9. The project, which converts corn kernel fiber into ethanol, began operations earlier this summer.
September 05, 2014
On Sept. 4, the Surface Transportation Board held a hearing to discuss rail service issues and delays. Among those offering testimony were two Midwest ethanol producers.