November 21, 2022

EPA announces members of ag, rural communities advisory committee

BY U.S. EPA Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyU.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 20 members, including the new committee chair and committee vice-chair to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

EPA: 1.81 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on Nov. 17 released data showing nearly 1.81 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 15, 2022

Senate ag committee holds hearing on Farm Bill energy programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Senate Ag Committee on Nov. 15 continued its work to develop the 2023 Farm Bill with a hearing focused on rural development and energy programs, including HBIIP, REAP, the BioPreferred Program, and 9003 loan guarantee program. READ MORE

November 14, 2022

Ethanol production in Brazil expected to increase 9% this year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessTotal ethanol production in Brazil is expected to be up nearly 9 percent this year, with fuel ethanol production up by nearly 8 precent, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

November 08, 2022

In Depth: Adding Thrust to Ethanol-Based SAF

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyPolicy makers are incentivizing sustainable aviation fuel across the globe. Airlines are eagerly signing offtakes and taking every drop they can get. With other feedstocks in tight supply, ethanol-based SAF production is ready to soar. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

Aemetis discusses progress with ethanol, biogas projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 3, reporting a 44 percent increase in revenue. During an earnings call, company officials discussed progress with the company’s ethanol, biogas, SAF and biobased diesel projects. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

Shell and Raízen sign large cellulosic ethanol deal

BY Shell Found In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessShell has agreed to buy a total of 3.25 billion liters of sugar-cane cellulosic ethanol under a long-term agreement with Brazil’s Raízen. The low-carbon fuel is expected to be produced by five plants that Raízen plans to build in Brazil. READ MORE

November 06, 2022

In Depth: Shedding Light on Biointermediates

BY Katie Schroeder Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyShoring up its provisions on biointermediates, the EPA is catching up with new and envisioned biofuel production goals. Following a workshop on the topic, Ethanol Producer Magazine spoke with a policy expert to learn more. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

Novozymes reports 32% increase in bioenergy sales in Q3

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Cellulosic, BusinessNovozymes released Q3 financial results on Nov. 3, reporting that bioenergy sales were up 32 percent for the three-month period and 26 percent for the first nine months of the year. Overall sales were up 6 percent for the quarter. READ MORE