Business

June 30, 2022

Sheetz cuts price of E15, E85 for 4th of July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, RetailerSheetz on June 27 announced it is lowering the price of E15, a fuel commonly known as Unleaded 88, and E85 through the 4th of July holiday travel season to help reduce pain at the pump for consumers. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Canada publishes final Clean Fuel Regulations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Canadian government on June 29 published final Clean Fuel Regulations, which will require fuel producers and suppliers to meet increasingly stringent carbon reduction goals for gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Corn use for fuel ethanol production at 415M bushels in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for June, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol in April was down when compared to the previous month, but up when compared to April 2021. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Trade mission to Canada strengthens industry, government ties

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyRepresentatives of the U.S. Grains Council in June conducted a trade mission to Ottawa, Canada, to encourage continued ethanol policy development at national and provincial levels to immediately decarbonize transportation. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

EIA: Fuel ethanol production down slightly, stocks down 3%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production was down slightly the week ending June 24 while stocks were down more than 3 percent, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on June 29. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

USDA expects no actions under Feedstocks Flexibility Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe USDA’s Commodity Credit Corp. announced on June 29 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

June 29, 2022

EU’s Transport and Tourism Committee agrees on SAF goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyMembers of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the Transport and Tourism Committee on June 27 voted 25 to six in favor of adopting a draft negotiating mandate on the ReFuelEU aviation rules, which sets a goal for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) use. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

IFC helps boost renewable energy, climate-smart ag in Brazil

BY International Finance Corp. Found In:Operations, BusinessIFC has announced on June 28 it is providing a $50 million financing package to Brazil-based Usina Santa Adélia to help expand the company's ethanol production and support the renewal of sugarcane plantations. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

DOE: Ethanol vs. petroleum-based fuel carbon emissions

BY Valerie Sarisky-Reed, director of DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerBiofuels have been proven to emit significantly lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than petroleum-based fuels, and recent scientific studies indicate that net-zero emission biofuels are not only possible, but achievable. READ MORE