November 27, 2015

EPA: 1.54 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for October, reporting that 1.54 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the total for the first 10 months of the year to net total of 14.79 billion RINs. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

US sets new weekly ethanol production record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly production record the week ending Nov. 20 with production averaging 1.008 million barrels per day. This is the first time weekly production has surpassed the 1 million barrel per day mark. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Redfield Energy unveils ICM's Fiber Separation Technology

BY Redfield Energy Found In:Operations, BusinessThere is a new look to the Redfield Energy ethanol plant starting today as officials with both Redfield Energy and ICM, Inc. are unveiling ICM Inc.'s Fiber Separation Technology in a public ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 19. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

RFA call features experts on ethanol’s impact on GHG emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Nov. 24, the Renewable Fuels Association hosted a press call featuring several experts in the field of biofuel life cycle greenhouse gas analysis and agricultural land use. The speakers addressed the flawed arguments made by ethanol opponents. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

Kanas Ethanol, Corn LP named to efficient producer list

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyKansas Ethanol LLC, Lyons, Kansas, and Corn LP, Goldfield, Iowa.more have received letters of notification that they have been approved as efficient ethanol producers by the U.S. EPA, bringing the total to 52 corn ethanol plants. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Fluid Quip Processes LLC develops new technologies

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, BusinessFluid Quip Processors LLC has developed a fiber bypass system that will remove solids before ethanol fermentation. The system has already been installed in two U.S. plants, and will be installed in an additional U.S. facility and one in Brazil soon. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Fuels America launches new ad focused on the RFS

BY Fuels America Found In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn a press conference call Nov. 19, top executives from Fuels America announced the launch of a new ad campaign targeting President Obama and urging him to lead the world on climate by getting the renewable fuel standard (RFS) back on track. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Opinion: An industry safe and sound

BY Tom BryanFound In:Operations, BusinessThe December issue of EPM is now online. Tom Bryan writes in his editor's note about safety-related stories, as well as regulation and cellulosic ethanol stories, which appear in that issue. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

Pacific Ag announces completion of record wheat straw harvest

BY Pacific Ag Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessPacific Ag recently completed its largest harvest of wheat straw on record. Working closely with more than 200 growers across seven states, the company harvested more than 100,000 acres of wheat straw for use in end-markets. READ MORE