September 22, 2015

Novozymes release low pH alpha-amylase enzyme

BY Novozymes Found In:OperationsLiquozyme LpH is the latest addition to Novozymes' range of enzyme products for the ethanol industry. Plant trials show improved viscosity and liquefaction, enabling reduced chemical dosing for pH adjustment. READ MORE

September 17, 2015

In Depth: Searching for effective, environmentally friendly water treatment Technologies

BY Michael Mowbray Found In:OperationsPhosphorus-free cooling tower treatment offers viable alternative. This contribution appears in the October issue of EPM. READ MORE

September 14, 2015

German ethanol production rises, consumption falls in first half

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessEthanol production in Germany grew slightly more than 5 percent to a total of 370,484 metric tons from production during the same period, last year, the Federation of German bioethanol fuel industry said. READ MORE

September 11, 2015

DENCO II to make energy efficiency improvements

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, BusinessDENCO II, an ethanol plant in Morris, Minnesota, has received grant money it will use to improve the facility’s energy efficiency. READ MORE

September 03, 2015

Wyoming Business Council official: Wyoming Ethanol may reopen

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, BusinessThe Wyoming Business Council is working with Wyoming Ethanol LLC executives and with local economic development organizations to reopen the plant that closed earlier this week. READ MORE

September 01, 2015

South Bend, Indiana, ethanol plant on line again

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, BusinessAfter a major plant re-construction a 100 MMgy South Bend, Indiana, plant is back in the business of producing ethanol. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

RFA to host 3 ethanol safety seminars in Oregon

BY RFA Found In:Operations, BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association, the Oregon State Police’s Office of State Fire Marshal and the Roseburg Fire Department will co-host three free Ethanol Safety Seminars Aug. 31–Sept. 2 in Roseburg, Oregon. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

U.K. DECC: Ethanol consumption down slightly during first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessThe U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has published updated renewable energy statistics, reporting a 19 percent decrease in liquid biofuels consumption. Biodiesel consumption fell 36 percent while ethanol consumption fell only 1.6 percent. READ MORE

August 20, 2015

API announces temporary closure of Alpena biorefinery

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessAmerican Process Inc. temporarily closed its Alpena Biorefinery in Alpena, Michigan. The company is currently reviewing the facility and exploring options for its restart. API is also evaluating technologies for higher-margin products. READ MORE