LanzaJet, Marquis SAF partner to build Illinois plant


LanzaJet has entered into an MOU with Marquis Sustainable Aviation Fuel to construct a to construct a 120 MMgy sustainable fuels plant using low-CI feedstocks to produce SAF and renewable diesel via the LanzaJet alcohol-to-jet process.
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USDA: Ethanol exports at 1.24 billion gallons in 2021


The U.S. exported 117.93 million gallons of ethanol and 933,882 metric tons of distillers grains in December according to data released by the USDA on Feb. 8. Exports of both products were up when compared to December 2020.
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Iowa biofuel bill moves forward with Senate ag committee approval


An Iowa bill that aims to increase consumer access to E15 and B20 is one step closer to implementation. The legislation was approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Feb. 8, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.
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ClearFlame: Heavy-duty truck now driving on 100% ethanol


ClearFlame Engine Technologies has successfully completed an ‘on-road’ demonstration of its proprietary technology that enables a heavy-duty truck diesel engine to operate on 100 percent renewable plant-based fuels.
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EIA: Ethanol production down 5%, stocks down 4%


U.S. fuel ethanol production fell nearly 5 percent the week ending Feb. 4, dipping below 1 million barrels per day for the first time since October 2021, according to data released by the EIA on Feb. 9. Ethanol stocks were down 4 percent.
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USDA maintains 2021-’22 forecast for corn use in ethanol


The USDA maintained its forecast for 2021-’22 corn use in ethanol in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Feb. 9. The forecasts for 2021-’22 U.S. corn supply, use and price were also unchanged.
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Summit Carbon Solutions advances in South Dakota


On the heels of submitting its pipeline permit application in Iowa in late January, Summit Carbon Solutions announced that it filed its pipeline permit application with the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission on Feb. 7.
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Aemetis to supply 90 million gallons of SAF to Japan Airlines


Aemetis Inc. announced Feb. 9 that an offtake agreement has been signed with Japan Airlines (JAL) for 90 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be delivered over the seven-year term of the agreement.
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New RFA reports summarize 2021 ethanol, distillers grains trade


A pair of new statistical reports released by the RFA demonstrate that U.S. exports of ethanol and distillers grains showed resilience in 2021 as the global economy continued to confront the COVID pandemic and supply chain challenges.
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Growth Energy: Maximize biofuels to ease the pain at the pump


Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor on Feb. 8 sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to to “maximize biofuels to ease the pain at the pump” by working with his administration to restore the year-round sale of E15.
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EIA increases fuel ethanol production forecast for 2022


The U.S. Energy Information Administration increased its forecast for 2022 fuel ethanol production in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Feb. 8. The forecast for 2023 ethanol production was maintained.
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Lawmakers ask EPA to protect, strengthen the RFS


Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., led several co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Biofuels Caucus in sending a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan on Feb. 7 urging the agency to protect and strengthen the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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