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

Ethanol industry makes Forbes' most-promising list

A recent Forbes Magazine article has named South Dakota-based Poet LLC and Denmark's Novozymes two of the eight most-promising alternative energy companies in the world.READ MORE

Greenhouse-fed ethanol project receives funding

EthosGen LLC, a three-year-old business venture incubated by King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has secured a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Defense contract to study the feasibility of using greenhouses at or near an ethanol plant to grow a sorghum-family hybrid crop for the production of ethanol.READ MORE

Lignol, Suncor partner on cellulosic ethanol project

British Columbia-based Lignol Energy Corp. and Alberta-based Suncor Energy Products Inc. announced Oct. 23 that the companies have entered into a Cellulosic Ethanol Project Development Agreement. As part of the partnership, Suncor will assist Lignol with preliminary development work for a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Grand Junction, Colo.READ MORE

Alliance: Too soon to enforce indirect land use

Just days after releasing the draft regulation for the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the California Air Resources Board received a letter from members of the New Fuels Alliance, an organization of advanced biofuel developers and supporters who are calling into question the board's intent to enforce indirect effects.READ MORE

Poet employees urge candidates to support ethanol

More than 1,700 Poet LLC employees and farmer-investors sent an open letter to U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., urging the presidential candidates to invest in domestic sources of renewable fuels.READ MORE

USDA clarifies Schafer's comments on loan program

The National Grain and Feed Association submitted a statement to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer on Oct. 21 concerning comments Schafer made regarding ethanol plants in financial trouble and the USDA's Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program. The USDA said the comments were taken out of context.READ MORE

Coskata plans to enter Chinese ethanol market

Warrenville, Ill.-based Coskata Inc. plans to expand its business scope internationally and market cellulosic ethanol produced from its novel production process in China. Wes Bolsen, Coskata's chief marketing officer of business development, made the announcement during the Fourth Annual World Biofuels Symposium in Beijing on Oct. 20.READ MORE

WBS: The view of global biofuels from China

The fourth annual World Biofuels Symposium brought together more than 200 attendees from around the world to discuss and share information on new policy, technology and the sustainability of producing biofuels. The conference was held in Beijing on Oct. 19-21.READ MORE

IDGC: DDGS exports likely to expand

During the final day of the 2008 International Distillers Grains Conference and Trade Show held in Indianapolis on Oct. 19-21, participants and conference speakers focused on the importance of foreign markets in the distillers grains industry.READ MORE

IDGC: Industry must focus on consistency

The 2008 International Distillers Grains Conference and Trade Show attracted more than 500 attendees and 140 foreign distillers grains buyers to Indianapolis on Oct. 19-21. The conference offers buyers and sellers a network to discuss issues, such as the consistency and quality of distillers grains.READ MORE
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