Minnesota takes initial steps to develop new Clean Fuel Standard


Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Oct. 7 directed state agencies to explore ways to reduce climate change impacts from transportation fuels. As part of that effort, state agencies will begin work to develop a new Clean Fuel Standard for Minnesota.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Growth Energy petitions SCOTUS to review E15 ruling


Growth Energy on Oct. 4 filed a petition with SCOTUS asking the court to review a July 2 decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that vacated a 2019 rule issued by the U.S. EPA allowing year-round sales of E15.
READ MORE   SHARE    


U.S. DDGS exports hit 6-year high, ethanol shipments increase


According to the RFA, distillers grains exports spiked to 1.24 million metric tons in August, the highest volume since 2015, with much of the growth occurring outside of what are traditionally the largest markets. Ethanol exports also picked up.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Gevo partners with Kiewit on Net-Zero 1 project


Gevo Inc. has engaged Kiewit Energy Group Inc. to lead the front-end engineering design (FEED) effort for its Net-Zero 1 Project in Lake Preston, South Dakota. Gevo also expects Kiewit to serve as the project's EPC contractor.
READ MORE   SHARE    

USGC: US ethanol exports record fifth-highest year


The marketing year ended Aug. 31, for which numbers became available this week, recording the fifth highest overall export total for U.S. ethanol exports, 1.31 billion gallons, despite market challenges due to COVID-19.
READ MORE   SHARE    


USDA expects no actions under Feedstock Flexibility Program


The USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. announced on Sept. 30 that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2021, which runs from Oct. 1, 2021 through Sept. 30, 2022.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Report: Ethanol production in Argentina forecast up in 2021


Ethanol production in Argentina continues to suffer from the negative market impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent report filed by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network.
READ MORE   SHARE    

UNICA: Domestic ethanol sales down in early September


UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data showing domestic ethanol sales were down during the first half of September. The production and sale of anhydrous ethanol, however, continued to remain high.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Record grants support RFA ethanol safety training programs


Two grant awards totaling a record $175,000 will help the Renewable Fuels Association continue its award-winning ethanol safety programs into the next year. The grants were received via TRANSCAER, a voluntary national outreach effort.
READ MORE   SHARE    

EPA approves RFS fuel pathway for Kansas ethanol plant


According to the EPA, corn ethanol produced via Kansas Ethanol’s dry mill process achieves a GHG reduction of 45.6 percent, while its grain sorghum ethanol process will achieve a 50 percent reduction.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Fuel retailers, consumers fuel up for cancer research


This month, drivers can help Fuel the Cure for breast cancer by filling up with higher blends of ethanol, E15 to E85, at participating locations. Drivers will be able to identify retailers supporting the cause by looking for pink signage at the pump.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Industry Events

2021 UAS Summit & Expo

October 13-14, 2021
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2022 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 14-16, 2022
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Jacksonville, Florida

2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Carbon Capture & Storage Summit

June 13-13, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Industry Jobs

Employer: Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits







308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | ethanolproducer.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2022