Dec 11, 2023
Specialized hygiene strategies, increasingly layered with automation, are helping today’s ethanol plants stay healthy. Consistent, accurate monitoring is the key.
May 11, 2023
Sound leak detection and repair practices are essential to modern ethanol plant operations. Both procedural and high tech, LDAR is rooted in compliance, but closely tied to everyday maintenance and project planning.
May 11, 2023
From CI-score reduction to back-end feed ROI, a growing number of ethanol plants are in pursuit of the multi-part benefits of ICM's trademarked Advanced Processing Package. It should come as no surprise that ICM Inc. has made its Advanced Processing Package system—an innovative suite of bolt-on technology systems for ethanol plants looking to diversify revenue streams and lower carbon intensity (CI) scores—seem so simple. The Kansas-based ethanol process technology pioneer first unveiled its APP system in 2019. Since then, multiple ethanol plants have acquired APP and are currently in various stages of implementation.
Apr 10, 2023
A growing number of U.S. ethanol producers have found a way—and a reason—to produce biogas, often upgraded to renewable natural gas, at the same complex or in close proximity.
Apr 7, 2023
While nuts-and-bolts ethanol plant improvements typically don't make national headlines, facility enhancements and capacity-boosting installations are always happening. Here's a look at some of the work recently completed or still underway.
Mar 9, 2023
Three recent plant acquisitions and a pertinent joint venture reveal how ethanol producers, when investing, often seek facilities that resemble or bring balance to their existing assets.
Mar 8, 2023
With carbon capture and sequestration taking ethanol towards net-zero, a rising CCS developer is focused on working with producers that are uniquely positioned to sequester near their plant.
Feb 14, 2023
E30 has the octane value automakers want, the emissions numbers policymakers need and the price consumers look for. But is it the future?
Feb 13, 2023
With its engineered membrane systems for dehydration, Whitefox Technologies is helping the ethanol industry in its quest to achieve ultra-low—ultimately zero—net carbon emissions.
Jan 18, 2023
After averting a national labor strike and starting to address declines in speed and service, the rail industry appears ready to roll past a rough stretch—and that's good for U.S. ethanol.