21 hours ago

USDA solicits REAP applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn Oct. 18, the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service announced it is accepting applications for the Rural Energy for America Program, which can help agricultural producers and rural small businesses install renewable energy systems. READ MORE

21 hours ago

UAI: EPA emails show oil industry helped design test fuels

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Business, PolicyThe Urban Air Initiative has discovered that the U.S. EPA relied heavily on the oil industry to help design test fuels used for the EPAct Study, which erroneously shows that blending ethanol into gasoline increases pollution. READ MORE

October 19, 2016

Opinion: Lies and Big Oil Fiction

BY Bob Dinneen Found In:PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association's View from the Hill column in the November EPM: Biofuel critics will continue to distort the truth to fit their own narrative, but you can bet the ethanol industry will hit back with the truth each and every time. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

RFA: Record corn harvest sets tone for Export Exchange

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyWith U.S. farmers anticipating a record corn harvest and U.S. ethanol producers expecting record production of animal feed co-products, the timing could not be better for Export Exchange 2016, scheduled for next week in Detroit. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

Nano-spike catalysts convert carbon dioxide directly into ethanol

BY Oak Ridge National Laboratory Found In:Business, PolicyIn a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

Biofuels finance conference meets in Minneapolis

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Business, PolicyThere is some optimism for the biofuels industry in the nation’s capital, in spite of the current election environment, attendees of the Christianson Biofuels Finance Conference learned in Minneapolis on Oct. 18. READ MORE

October 18, 2016

Opinion: The Road to 10 Million Miles

BY Emily Skor Found In:Markets, PolicyGrowth Energy's Drive column in the November EPM: The 10-million-mile mark is an incredible milestone for American Ethanol and our industry, and every mile on that journey is a reminder that E15 is the fuel of the present and the future. READ MORE

October 17, 2016

USGC: Ethanol, DDGS exports up during the 2015-’16 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has announced U.S. feed grains in all forms during the 2015-’16 marketing year –‘reached 100.5 million metric tons (3.96 billion bushels), up more than 300,000 metric tons from the previous marketing year. READ MORE

October 17, 2016

RFA hosting ethanol safety seminars in Ocala, Florida

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association is hosting free ethanol safety seminars in Ocala, Florida. The Oct. 17 and Oct. 18 seminars at Florida State Fire College will be each held from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. ET. Certificates of completion will given to attendees. READ MORE