7 hours ago

ITA seeking nominations for renewable energy committee

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has published a notice announcing plans to reestablish its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Committee and solicit membership nominations. READ MORE

7 hours ago

RFA holding second octane webinar on July 7

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Foundation, the education and research arm of the Renewable Fuels Association, is hosting the second of five webinars focused on ethanol’s unique octane properties on July 7. The one-hour event will start at 11:00 a.m. CT. READ MORE

7 hours ago

USGC workshop in Peru promotes US sorghum, DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council, in partnership with the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service office in Lima, recently hosted technical workshops in Peru, focused on the nutritional value of U.S. sorghum and distillers dried grains with solubles. READ MORE

June 29, 2016

Missouri governor signs bill benefiting biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a law that will promote the installation of blender pumps by ensuring that the liability insurance will provide gas stations with coverage for the release of blended fuels from incompatible storage tanks. READ MORE

June 28, 2016

DOE announces SBIR, TCF grant recipients

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced $16 million for 54 projects to help commercialize promising technologies and $23 million for small businesses focused on clean energy innovations. Biomass projects were among those to receive funding. READ MORE

June 28, 2016

Visits by USGC consultant promote low-oil DDGS in Taiwan

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council office in Taiwan had a consultant visit the country late last month to bolster ongoing efforts to promote the use of low-oil U.S. distillers dried grain with solubles (DDGS) in poultry rations. READ MORE

June 27, 2016

PNNL, Australian university form research pact

BY Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyPacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Queensland University of Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance their bioenergy research, promote education, and develop industry around and viable bioenergy solutions. READ MORE

June 24, 2016

Senators issue letter in support of strong RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA group of 39 senators have issued a letter to the U.S. EPA advocating for a strong renewable fuel standard that will support U.S. jobs and the economy, reduce the environmental impact of the transportation and decrease dependence on foreign oil. 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