March 17, 2023
BY Growth Energy
The Andersons Inc. released fourth quarter results on Feb. 20, reporting that the company’s four ethanol plants achieved record production for the three-month period. The Renewables segment also reported record pretax income.
At the National Ethanol Conference in San Diego, the Renewable Fuels Association presented its 2024 Award of Excellence to Dr. Michael Wang, an Argonne National Laboratory distinguished fellow and senior scientist.
European renewable ethanol producers have launched a new legal challenge, now directed to the EU’s RefuelEU Aviation Regulation, charging that it improperly excludes crop-based biofuels from the effort to reduce GHG emissions from air transport.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Feb. 15 signed legislation that allows fuel retailers within the state to claim a fuel tax refund of up to 5 cents per gallon of E15 sold. The tax refund can be claimed for calendar years 2025 through 2029.
At the National Ethanol Conference in San Diego, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper told nearly 1,000 attendees that 2024 will be “one of the most pivotal and consequential years the ethanol industry has ever experienced.”