Build Back Better Act benefits biofuels industry


President Biden and Congressional leaders on Oct. 28 released a proposed Build Back Better budget reconciliation framework that includes nearly $1 billion for biofuels infrastructure, an extension of the biodiesel tax credit and a new SAF tax credit.
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Novozymes announces new yeast innovation for ethanol production


Novozymes is introducing Innova Quantum, a new addition to its powerful Innova yeast platform. The robust new yeast enables ethanol plants with longer fermentation times of more than 60 hours to realize higher ethanol yields.
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EPA: 1.62 billion RINs generated in August


The U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data, reporting that nearly 1.62 billion RIN were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in September, down from 1.65 billion generated during the same period of last year.
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Iowa agency announces public meetings on Navigator CO2 pipeline


A series of public informational meetings will be held in Iowa starting in late November to inform landowners about a proposed large-scale carbon capture pipeline under development by Navigator Heartland Greenway LLC.
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EIA: US biofuel capacity flat in August, feedstock use down


Operatable biofuels production capacity in the U.S. remained steady at 20.734 billion gallons per year in August. Biofuel feedstock consumption, at 24.948 billion pounds, was down 1.938 billion pounds when compared to July, according to the EIA.
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RFA to COP26: Ethanol can help meet decarbonization goals


As leaders from around the world descend on Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference, the RFA reminds them that ethanol and other renewable fuels are available—today—to jumpstart global decarbonization efforts.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 1%, stocks down 1%


U.S. fuel ethanol production expanded by nearly 1 percent the week ending Oct. 22, reaching a near record high of 1.106 million barrels per day, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Oct. 27.
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Novozymes: Bioenergy sales up 5% in Q3


Novozymes released third quarter financial results on Oct. 26, reporting sales for the company’s bioenergy segment were up 5 percent for the quarter and 12 percent for the first nine months of 2021.
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ADM discusses planned changes to ethanol business


ADM Chairman and CEO Juan Luciano discussed the company's planned sale of its ethanol dry mill in Peoria, Illinois, and the recent MOU with Gevo on alcohol-to-jet fuel production during a third quarter earnings call, held Oct. 26.
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Senators ask to meet with White House on biofuels


A group of nine senators are reiterating a request to meet with President Biden and members of his cabinet to discuss the opportunity biofuels can contribute to his administration’s energy, environmental and transportation agenda.
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RFA urges tech-neutral approach to California emissions reduction


In recent comments, the RFA reminded the California Air Resources Board that the state’s path toward achieving its carbon reduction targets should be technology-neutral, inclusive of a broad array of low- and zero-carbon technologies.
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LanzaTech announces bagasse-to-ethanol project in India


Spray Engineering Devices Ltd., a multidisciplinary engineering company dedicated to sustainable development, is partnering with LanzaTech in a first of a kind bagasse to ethanol project in India.
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November 9-9, 2021
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National Ethanol Conference

February 21-23, 2022
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

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
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