Operations

June 29, 2016

Kosher distillers corn oil opens market prospects for glycerin

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessWith nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share, corn oil from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin to the marketplace. But if that oil is not kosher, the market opportunities for its glycerin are limited. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference wraps in Milwaukee

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe 2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this week, hosting a number of panels surrounding the advanced biofuels and biobased chemical industries. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

House hearing focuses on RFS implementation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn June 22, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Energy and Power Subcommittee held a hearing on the renewable fuel standard (RFS). The event featured testimony from government officials, biofuel supporters and other stakeholders. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

Conventional, advanced biofuel leaders gather in Milwaukee

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe National Biodiesel Board's Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel participated in a panel with other biofuel industry leaders at the 32nd Annual International FEW and colocated National Advanced Biofuels Conference in Milwaukee June 21. READ MORE

June 22, 2016

EPA approves Heartland Corn Products’ efficient producer pathway

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA recently approved an efficient producer fuel pathway for Heartland Corn Products’ 104 MMgy ethanol plant in Winthrop, Minnesota. The facility is the 54th facility to achieve an efficient producer pathway approval. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

Growth Energy CEO: Ethanol industry should share its good news

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyIt’s up to everyone in the ethanol industry to herald the many environmental, social and health benefits of the product they produce, said Emily Skor, Growth Energy’s new CEO, during her keynote address at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

FEW recognizes Abbas, Buis for contributions to fuel ethanol

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyTom Buis, co-chair of Growth Energy, and Charles Abbas, director of yeast and renewables research at Archer Daniels Midland Co., were honored at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop with the High Octane award and Award of Excellence, respectively. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

BBI announces Kathy Bryan Memorial Scholarship recipients

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBBI International has awarded the 2016 Kathy Bryan Memorial Scholarship to Donald Jackson and Patrick Thimes. The two $2,000 memorial scholarships are awarded annually to students pursuing degrees that may lead to a career in the ethanol industry. READ MORE

June 20, 2016

EPA: 1.62 billion RINs generated in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published renewable identification number (RIN) data for May, reporting nearly 1.62 billion RINs were generated during the month, bringing the net total for the first five months of the year to 6.76 billion. READ MORE