Policy

August 29, 2016

Rex reports increased ethanol, DDG sales during second quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyRex American Resources Corp. has released second quarter financial results, reporting net sales and revenue of $115.7 million, up from $113.5 million during the same quarter of 2015. Gross profit for the second quarter was $17.3 million. READ MORE

August 29, 2016

Mexican government issues ethanol blending regulation

BY Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association, U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, PolicyThe Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico published its fuel regulation in the Mexican federal register on Aug. 29, allowing for the blending and sale of up to 5.8 percent ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply outside of the three metropolitan areas. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

EPA: 1.61 billion RINs generated in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for July, reporting more than 1.61 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 15.21 million cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Scaling Up conference to focus on Canada’s low-carbon future

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyLow-carbon alternative energy will be the focus of a new Canadian conference in the planning. “Scaling Up: Delivering Canada’s low carbon, biobased economy through sustainable innovation,” is set for Nov. 14-16 in Ottawa. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

EC to appeal ethanol duties ruling, US industry disappointed

BY Growth Energy and Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy are disappointed with the Aug. 26 decision by the European Commission to file an appeal with the EU General Court related to its June 2016 ruling invalidating certain ethanol duties. READ MORE

August 25, 2016

Ethanol industry criticizes API-funded study on biofuel emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyRepresentatives of the U.S. ethanol industry are speaking out to criticize a University of Michigan study that claims biofuels increase carbon dioxide emissions. The study was funded in part by the American Petroleum Industry. READ MORE

August 25, 2016

USGC: Taiwanese stakeholders see advantages of US corn, DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyA group of grain buyers from Taiwan visited Indiana and Michigan this week to become familiar with production, application, grading and quality standards for U.S. corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE

August 25, 2016

USGC: Ethanol exports prompt global conversation at recent event

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFrom flex fuels and carbon intensity to the future of ethanol and technological advancements, speakers at the American Coalition for Ethanol annual conference last week in Minneapolis continued to highlight ethanol’s unique advantages. READ MORE

August 24, 2016

Report: Canadian ethanol industry operating at full capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyCanada recently filed annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting the nation’s ethanol industry has consolidated and plants are running at capacity. READ MORE