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Lallemand announces patent approval

BY Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits Found In:Operations, BusinessLallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits and Mascoma LLC are proud to announce that Lallemand has been awarded a patent for the technology that is used in TransFerm Yield+. READ MORE

March 04, 2015

Corn crush, DDGS production down slightly in January

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessCorn consumed for fuel ethanol was 445.7 million bushels in January, down 2 percent from December, but up 3 percent from November. Dry mills used 89.3 percent of that, while wet milling fuel production consumed the remaining 10.7 percent. READ MORE

February 27, 2015

Growth Energy gathers for 6th leadership conference in Phoenix

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyFor the ethanol industry, 2015 is about "moving ahead and moving faster," Growth Energy co-chairman Jeff Broin told attendees in his opening remarks at Growth Energy's sixth annual Executive Leadership Conference Feb. 26-27 in Phoenix. READ MORE

February 27, 2015

Vilsack calls for ethanol industry support of trade negotiations

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicySecretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack asked for the ethanol industry's support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership in his keynote address at the 2015 Growth Energy Executive Leadership Conference held in Phoenix Feb. 26-27. READ MORE

February 26, 2015

California GHG reporting obligations extend to ethanol

BY Graham Noyes, Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyGraham Noyes, an attorney with Keyes, Fox & Wiedman LLP, discusses California's Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions program and its impact on ethanol producers and others who do business in the state. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Aventine installs corn oil system at Nebraska plant

BY Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessAventine Renewable Energy Inc. has announced the successful installation of a $2.4 million Valicor corn-oil separation system at its Nebraska Energy LLC plant in Aurora, Nebraska. The system began operations in early January. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Report provides overview of European biobased economy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report published by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Information Network provides an overview of the EU biobased economy and estimated biomass requirements for the production of biofuels, bioplastics, biochemicals and other products. READ MORE

February 25, 2015

Greenbelt Resources offers commercial-scale feedstock testing

BY Greenbelt Resources Corp. Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessGreenbelt Resources Corp. has launched an innovative program offering use of its operating commercial-scale facility to third parties for feedstock feasibility testing services. The services are available confidentially. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

EU committee votes to cap first-generation biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn Feb. 24, the Environment Committee of the European Parliament approved a draft law to cap the production of traditional biofuels and accelerate the shift to alternative feedstocks, such as seaweed and waste. READ MORE