21 hours ago

US sets new weekly ethanol production record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly production record the week ending Nov. 20 with production averaging 1.008 million barrels per day. This is the first time weekly production has surpassed the 1 million barrel per day mark. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Ontario program to boost industrial bioproduct development

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOntario Centres of Excellence and the Agricultural Adaptation Council are fostering innovation in the province's growing agri-based industrial bioproducts sector through the $$3 million Agri-Based Industrial Bioproducts R&D Challenge launched Nov. 9. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

Kanas Ethanol, Corn LP named to efficient producer list

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyKansas Ethanol LLC, Lyons, Kansas, and Corn LP, Goldfield, Iowa.more have received letters of notification that they have been approved as efficient ethanol producers by the U.S. EPA, bringing the total to 52 corn ethanol plants. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Barley pathway approved for proposed Montana ethanol plant

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyDevelopers of a proposed barley-to-ethanol plant for Great Falls, Montana, received notice from the U.S. EPA that its pathway has been approved both as a renewable fuel and as a advanced biofuel, as long as it meets specified energy and yield levels. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Growth Energy releases RFS ad featuring Bachelor star

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PolicyGrowth Energy has announced the launch of a new television ad in support of the renewable fuel standard (RFS) featuring Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer and star of "The Bachelor" and "Dancing with the Stars." READ MORE

November 23, 2015

RFA: API push poll proved false by real poll

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:PolicyRenewable Fuels Association dismissed a push poll released Nov. 19 by the American Petroleum Institute, which claimed that a majority of voters are concerned about using ethanol in their engines and are opposed to the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

November 20, 2015

RFA: RFS has reduced GHG emissions by 355 million metric tons

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBiofuels consumed under the expanded renewable fuel standard have reduced U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 354 million metric tons of CO2-equivalent since 2008, according to a new analysis conducted by California-based Life Cycle Associates. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

ITA announces app to help companies export clean energy solutions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe International Trade Administration has announced a beta version of an interactive app to serve as a mobile business directory for U.S. clean energy exporters. Companies interested in participating are encouraged to contact the ITA. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

RFA, Growth Energy meet with OMB, advocate for RFS to be upheld

BY Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy Found In:Cellulosic, PolicyAt a meeting on Nov. 18 with the Office of Management and Budget, Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, and Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, delivered the message that the renewable fuel standard (RFS) is working. READ MORE