Inside June 2022

Features

Ethanol’s Own SAF Runway

BY Luke GeiverThe world’s major airlines are racing to decarbonize air travel by backing and using sustainable aviation fuel. Much of it is now being produced via plant-based oils in tandem with renewable diesel. Soon, it may also come from ethanol. READ MORE

Workable Volatility

BY Susanne Retka SchillCorn and natural gas prices are spiking to levels not seen in over a decade. The effect of those rising costs would be dire if the values of ethanol, DDGS and corn oil weren’t also riding high. READ MORE

Corn Ethanol Boom in Brazil

BY Katie Schroeder The world’s second-largest corn producer, Brazil is continuing to see a rise in grain ethanol production and new plant construction. U.S. ethanol producers may gain some insight about how biomass power can be used to bring down carbon intensity. READ MORE

Biogas Feedstock from Within

BY Katie Schroeder Energy self-sufficiency and a new coproduct opportunity are what biogas plant designer Krieg & Fischer has to offer. The German company is able to help ethanol plants utilize their thin stillage for on-site energy and lower carbon intensity scores. READ MORE

The E100 Evangelist

BY Katie Schroeder Straight ethanol isn’t sold at U.S. gas stations. But why not? A top proponent of E100 says offering 98-percent pure ethanol at the pump would not only benefit ethanol producers and consumers, but the environment and energy security. Could it happen? READ MORE

Barnstorming for Summertime E15

BY EPM Staff Becoming the fourth consecutive U.S. president to visit an ethanol plant, Biden offered broad support for corn ethanol, biorefining and agriculture after announcing a historic emergency fuel waiver enabling uninterrupted E15 sales this summer. READ MORE

Contributions

An Innovative Approach to CIP In Fuel Ethanol Plants

BY David Fowlie, Jim Ekenstedt and Kaitlyn DenHouten PhibroTCP™ (Total Cleaning Program) is a turnkey solution that utilizes deposit-prevention technologies tailored to reduce the rate and degree of foulant formation to keep plants running more efficiently between cleaning events. READ MORE