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January 13, 2022

LanzaJet secures financing from Microsoft fund for SAF plant

BY LanzaJet LanzaJet has secured financing for its Freedom Pines Fuels plant in Soperton, Georgia, through the Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund. The fund has made a $50 million investment to support the construction the alcohol-to-jet SAF facility. READ MORE

January 13, 2022

UGI, Sorghum Checkoff join RFA as associate members

BY Renewable Fuels Association The RFA has added UGI Corp., an international distributor and marketer of energy products and services, and the Sorghum Checkoff, a producer-funded organization dedicated to improving the sorghum industry, as new associate members. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

EIA: Ethanol production down 4%, stocks up 7%

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. fuel ethanol production fell by 4 percent the week ending Jan. 7, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Jan. 12. Ethanol stocks expanded by more than 7 percent. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

USDA increases forecast for corn use in ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA increased its forecast for 2021-’22 corn use in ethanol in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Jan. 12. The 2021-’22 corn outlook is for higher production, lower exports, and larger ending stocks. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

BBI International launches new magazine focused on CCS

BY BBI International BBI International is launching a new magazine, titled Carbon Capture Magazine. There will be one print issue of the magazine published in 2022, along with a carbon capture industry directory and a map of storage and capture facilities. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

RFA: Ethanol can jumpstart transition to net-zero emissions

BY Renewable Fuels Association Both electric vehicles and the increased production and use of renewable fuels like ethanol will be necessary to achieve a national goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper told the House Ag Committee on Jan. 12. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

Growth Energy announces 2022 policy priorities

BY Growth Energy On Jan. 12, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor outlined the top federal priorities of the U.S. biofuel industry, highlighting critical steps policymakers must take to achieve the nation’s energy and climate goals. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

ACE, industry groups urge CARB to recognize climate-smart farming

BY American Coalition for Ethanol In a cosigned letter, ACE, NBB, Great Plains Institute, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition, and Canadian Oilseed Processors Association recommend CARB recognize the climate benefits of farming practices in California's LCFS. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

EIA increases forecasts for 2022 ethanol production, blending

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration increased its forecast for 2022 U.S. fuel ethanol production in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Jan. 11. The outlook for ethanol blending in 2022 was also increased. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

Michigan bill aims to create tax credit for sales of E15, E85

BY Erin VoegeleLegislation introduced in the Michigan Senate on Jan. 11 aims to create a tax credit for retailers that choose to sell higher ethanol fuel blends, such as E15 and E85. The tax credit would be in place for five years. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

Wolf Carbon Solutions, ADM partner to decarbonize ethanol plants

BY ADM Wolf Carbon Solutions US LLC and ADM have signed a letter of intent for the construction of a pipeline that will allow for the capture, compression and transportation of carbon dioxide produced at ADM’s Clinton and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, facilities. READ MORE

January 10, 2022

SCOTUS rejects E15 case, biofuel groups call for Midwest solution

BY Erin VoegeleThe Supreme Court on Jan. 10 denied a petition filed by Growth Energy in October 2021 seeking a review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s July 2, 2021, ruling that vacated a portion of a 2019 EPA rule allowing year-round E15 sales. READ MORE

January 10, 2022

Summit Carbon Solutions, NPN partner to decarbonize ag

BY Summit Carbon Solutions Summit Carbon Solutions has announced a new partnership with Northern Plains Nitrogen in its carbon capture and storage project, which is focused on decarbonizing the agriculture and biofuels industries. READ MORE

January 10, 2022

RFA announces emergency response ‘train the trainer’ webinars

BY Renewable Fuels Association The RFA is hosting a series of four “train the trainer” webinars in 2022 for emergency response professionals who are interested in learning how to train their colleagues and others on proper responses to emergencies involving ethanol. READ MORE

January 07, 2022

Ernst urges Supreme Court take up E15 case

BY Erin VoegeleSen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa released a statement on Jan. 7 urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a July 2, 2021, decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that vacated a U.S. EPA rule allowing year-round sales of E15. READ MORE

January 07, 2022

USDA, Blue Biofuels collaborate to optimize king grass

BY Blue Biofuels Inc. Blue Biofuels Inc. and the USDA ARS are collaborating on optimizing the yields of Pennisetum hybridum, commonly known as king grass, a perennial grass biomass crop, that the company is using as feedstock for its patented cellulose to sugar process. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

Opinion: Year-Round E15: There’s More than One Way to Peel a Banana

BY Geoff Cooper We’re not giving up on year-round E15. Far from it. We’re pushing harder than ever to restore fair market access for this cleaner-burning fuel. And we won’t stop until we’ve succeeded. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

Opinion: Policy Development Remains Top Priority for USGC In Expanding Global Ethanol Use and Trade

BY Brian Healy Sharing the benefits of expanded ethanol use remains a priority for the Council in its work around the world. Obtaining broader endorsements and support at the national and multilateral levels remains critical in the years to come. READ MORE

January 25, 2022

In Depth: Directed By Data

BY Tom BryanWith support from fermentation product suppliers, ethanol producers are robustly integrating analytics into their decision making. Data-driven strategies are giving plant managers high-level insight into their processes, and the results are powerful. READ MORE

January 14, 2022

In Depth: Winnebago Online

BY Tom BryanAfter months of extensive repairs, a southern Minnesota ethanol plant—nearly three decades old and idled in 2019—is once again up and running. READ MORE

January 24, 2022

In Depth: Conveying Change

BY Tom BryanGreen Plains Inc. CEO Todd Becker talks with Ethanol Producer Magazine about the company’s ongoing transformation, not away from its core products, but through them. READ MORE

January 06, 2022

USDA: US ethanol exports up in November

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. exported 149.44 million gallons of ethanol and 1.02 million metric tons of distillers grains in November, according to data released by the USDA FAS on Jan. 6. Exports of both products were up when compared to the same period of 2020. READ MORE

January 06, 2022

RFA’s Cooper to testify before House Ag Committee

BY Renewable Fuels Association Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper will testify at a House Agriculture Committee hearing on Jan. 12 on the “Implications of Electric Vehicle Investments for Agriculture and Rural America.” READ MORE

January 06, 2022

Biologists: Genetic variation can improve ethanol production

BY Richard Lewis, University of Iowa Biologists at the University of Iowa have found that a new type of genetic variation in yeast can improve ethanol production. Their research has found that yeast strains with certain alleles of a key gene are more efficient at fermentation. READ MORE

January 05, 2022

EIA: Ethanol production down 1%, stocks up 3%

BY Erin VoegeleU.S. fuel ethanol production was down 1 percent the week ending Dec. 31, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Jan. 5. Ethanol stocks expanded by more than 3 percent. READ MORE

January 05, 2022

Report: Japan’s ethanol blend level averages 1.8% in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleFuel ethanol consumption in Japan is expected to reach 823 million liters (217.41 million gallons) in 2021, down from 850 million liters in 2020, according to a report filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network in December. READ MORE

January 05, 2022

OPINION: Take the opportunity to save on capital improvements

BY Robert White, vice president of industry relations, Renewable Fuels Association Smart retailers know how to take advantage of every opportunity when it comes to capital improvements, and a federal program to help defray the cost of infrastructure for alternative fuels like E85 sometimes goes overlooked. READ MORE

January 05, 2022

UGI, Vertimass partner to produce renewable fuels

BY UGI Corp. UGI Corp. announced on Jan. 5 that it has entered into a 15-year agreement with California-based technology developer, Vertimass, to utilize their catalytic technology to produce renewable fuels from renewable ethanol in the U.S. and Europe. READ MORE

January 04, 2022

Biofuel groups testify in support of a strong RFS

BY Erin VoegeleRepresentatives of the biofuels industry called on the U.S. EPA to set strong RFS blending requirements and abandon plans to retroactively reduce the 2020 RVO during a Jan. 4 hearing held by the agency to gather comments on its pending RFS proposal. READ MORE

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