Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks 2016
October 18-20, 2016 - London UK

Range Fuels receives fuels technology award

International growth consulting company Frost and Sullivan awarded Broomfield, Colo.-based Range Fuels Inc. its 2008 North American Fuels Technology Innovation Green Excellence of the Year Award on Sept. 17 at the Green Excellent Awards Banquet in San Francisco.READ MORE

Wisconsin funds biofuel research

The Wisconsin Energy Independence Fund is providing grants and loans of up to $7 million to companies conducting biofuel production research. Companies receiving funding include: Grand Meadow Energies LLC of Stratford, Wis.; American Science and Technology Corp. in Wausau, Wis.; Middleton, Wis.-based C5-6 Technologies; and Best Energies Inc. of Madison, Wis.READ MORE

Western Wisconsin Energy to increase plant capacity

The Dunn County, Wis., Board of Supervisors has approved a request by Western Wisconsin Energy LLC in Boyceville, Wis., to increase the ethanol plant's capacity from 50 MMgy to 59 MMgy.READ MORE

North Star Container ships DDGS to Europe, Asia

North Star Container International, a full service, non-vessel operating common carrier and subsidiary of Minn.-based North Star Rail Intermodal LLC, has opened an office in Chicago Ill., which will serve suppliers of grain and grain products shipping commodities.READ MORE

USGC to conduct DDGS feeding trials in Russia

The U.S. Grains Council is planning to conduct distillers dried grains with solubles feed trials with the St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia, poultry industry as early as next spring, provided the Russian government certifies the commodity for import.READ MORE

NCGA: Growers meeting all food, feed, fuel needs

Further debunking allegations that U.S. farmers are unable to meet high demands for corn, specifically due to the production of corn-based ethanol, the National Corn Growers Association has released an 8-page white paper which addresses a number of issues surrounding the food versus fuel debate.READ MORE

RFA quantifies ethanol's contribution to feed supply

According to a Sept. 25 report released by the Renewable Fuels Association, American ethanol producers delivered 23 million metric tons of livestock and poultry feed in 2007, or nearly three times the amount of wheat, sorghum, barley and oats fed to U.S. livestock in the 2007-'08 marketing year.READ MORE

Panda Ethanol terminates Lurgi

Panda Ethanol Inc. announced Sept. 22 it has terminated Lurgi Inc. as the general contractor for its 115 MMgy biomass-fueled ethanol plant in Hereford, Texas. The action was approved by Panda Ethanol's board of directors and the project's senior and subordinated lenders.READ MORE

U.S. Senate extends renewable energy tax credits

The U.S. Senate passed the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008 by a vote of 93 to 2 on Sept. 23. If passed by the U.S House of Representatives and signed into law by President Bush, the legislation could have a positive impact on the renewable fuels industry.READ MORE

ACE proposes temporary E15 waiver

In light of recent oil refinery closures due to Hurricane Ike's destruction in the Gulf of Mexico, the American Coalition for Ethanol has proposed a temporary E15 waiver to help alleviate gasoline shortages.READ MORE
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