Coproducts

November 10, 2022

Gevo begins RNG production, discusses timeline for SAF project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. announced progress with its RNG project during a Q3 earnings call held Nov. 8. The company also provided an update on its SAF project under development in South Dakota and discussed plans to pursue CCS. READ MORE

November 08, 2022

Alto announces plans to further diversify operations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessAlto Ingredients Inc. on Nov. 7 released third quarter financial results and announced it has entered into a $125 million senior secured term loan facility that will support efforts to complete strategic upgrades. READ MORE

November 08, 2022

Biofuel groups participate in Treasury roundtable on IRA

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy are among the organizations that participated in a virtual roundtable with the U.S. Department of Treasury on Nov. 7 that focused on implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act. READ MORE

November 08, 2022

Summit Carbon Solutions achieves new project milestone

BY Summit Carbon Solutions Found In:Coproducts, BusinessSummit Carbon Solutions has signed approximately 3,400 easement agreements totaling 1,030 miles across Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota. The agreements cover more than half of the proposed CCS pipeline route. READ MORE

November 07, 2022

USDA: US ethanol exports up in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 100.4 million gallons of ethanol and 877,745 metric tons of distillers grains in September, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Nov. 3. Exports of both products were up from September 2021. 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

Growth Energy to Treasury: Use accurate LCA method for SAF credit

BY Growth Energy Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyOn Nov. 4, Growth Energy sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury on implementation of Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 tax credits for SAF. The letter urges regulators to use accurate, science-based lifecycel carbon assessement methods. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

USGC spreads awareness of DDGS use in shrimp diets

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessAs the shrimp sector in Ecuador continues to grow, the U.S. Grains Council is finding ways to include DDGS in nutrition conversations. Recently, the organization participated in the AquaExpo Congress in Guayaquil, Ecuador. READ MORE

November 03, 2022

Gevo announces SAF sales agreement with Iberia Airlines

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. has announced a new fuel sales agreement with Iberia Airlines, which is part of International Airlines Group . The agreement provides Iberia Airlines 6 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years. READ MORE

November 02, 2022

British Airways, LanzaJet, Nova Pangaea accelerate SAF initiative

BY British Airways Found In:Coproducts, BusinessBritish Airways, LanzaJet and Nova Pangaea Technologies have signed an agreement that will accelerate their ground-breaking Project Speedbird initiative to develop cost-effective sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for commercial use in the U.K. READ MORE

October 31, 2022

USGC: Ag Co-operators Conference boosts DDGS sales

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessMore than 1.3 million metric tons (80 million bushels of corn equivalent), equating to about $700 million dollars, were recently transacted and negotiated at the 2022 Southeast Asia U.S. Agricultural Co-operators Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. READ MORE

October 28, 2022

LanzaTech provides update on new demo facility in Canada

BY LanzaTech Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessLanzaTech has partnered on a next-generation bioreactor demonstration facility at the City of Edmonton’s Waste Management Centre that is expected to improve the economic viability of an integrated biorefinery. The demo facility is operated by Suncor. READ MORE

October 27, 2022

USDA: Corn use for fuel ethanol at 432 million bushels in August

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

October 27, 2022

Summit Carbon Solutions announces progress in North Dakota

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, BusinessSummit Carbon Solutions has submitted an application to the North Dakota Public Service Commission for the transportation component of its CCS project. The company said it will file separate storage facility permit applications at a later date. READ MORE

October 26, 2022

NextChem awards LanzaTech process design contract

BY LanzaTech Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessNextChem has kicked off the engineering phase of its Hydrogen Valley waste-to-chemical project in Italy. LanzaTech was awarded a contract to deliver a process design package for a syngas fermentation unit to produce ethanol at the facility. READ MORE

October 25, 2022

ADM reports strong Q3 despite reduced ethanol earnings

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessArcher Daniels Midland Co. released third quarter financial results on Oct. 25, reporting significantly higher results for its Carbohydrate Solutions business segment despite reduced ethanol margins. READ MORE

October 19, 2022

BASF CircleStar catalyst converts ethanol to ethylene

BY BASF Found In:Coproducts, BusinessBASF introduces CircleStar, an innovative dehydration catalyst to process renewable feedstocks. The novel star-shaped catalyst achieves a 99.5 percent electivity for the ethanol-to-ethylene (E2E) conversion. READ MORE

October 19, 2022

In Depth: A Big Lift for Carbon Capture

BY Katie Schroeder Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe Inflation Reduction Act provides substantially enhanced benefits to U.S. carbon capture, utilization and sequestration projects. It should be ample incentive for developers to get more dirt moving. READ MORE

October 17, 2022

Export Exchange discusses advantages of US grains, coproducts

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe advantages of buying U.S. corn, co-products and sorghum were on tap on Oct. 14 at Export Exchange 2022, where nearly 500 international buyers and domestic suppliers gathered to examine the U.S. value chain for grains. READ MORE

October 17, 2022

Export Exchange spotlights opportunity for global grain trade

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessA global audience of approximately 500 buyers and suppliers of U.S. coarse grains and co-products kicked off a full day of learning and networking at the Export Exchange 2022 in Minneapolis, sponsored by the RFA, USGC and Growth Energy. READ MORE

October 13, 2022

USGC partners attend NCI procurement course

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. Grains Council recently hosted a group of nine buyers principally from North Africa, the Middle East and West Africa who attended the Northern Crops Institute’s coarse grains procurement training program. READ MORE

October 11, 2022

Gevo: Net Zero 1 project is on schedule

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGevo. Inc on Oct. 10 announced that the copmany's South Dakota-based Net-Zero 1 project is on schedule following its recent groundbreaking. In addition, the company's RNG project in Iowa continues to ramp up production. READ MORE

October 10, 2022

Honeywell announces new ethanol-to-jet technology

BY Honeywell Found In:Coproducts, BusinessHoneywell on Oct. 10 announced a new, innovative ethanol-to-jet fuel (ETJ) processing technology that allows producers to convert corn-based, cellulosic, or sugar-based ethanol into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

October 10, 2022

USGC: High-level Ecuadorian ethanol delegation visits US

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USGC recently invited a group of key public and private sector partners from Ecuador to engage with U.S. corn and ethanol producers, industry experts and policymakers to become familiar with the industry. READ MORE

October 07, 2022

USGC works to expand opportunities for DDGS in Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USGC recently hosted a group comprised of Indiana Corn Marketing Council representatives in Merida, Mexico, to meet with the organization’s MOU partner, AGRANS, and witness their investment of DDGS bagging equipment in action. READ MORE

October 07, 2022

Aemetis Biogas closes $25M financing for digesters, pipeline

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. has closed $25 million of long-term financing with Greater Commercial Lending to build dairy biogas digesters and a biogas pipeline for the Aemetis Biogas Central Dairy Digester Project located in Stanislaus County, California. READ MORE

October 06, 2022

USDA: US ethanol exports at 77 million gallons in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 76.99 million gallons of ethanol and 981,020 metric tons of distillers grains in August, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Oct. 5. Exports of both products were down. READ MORE

October 06, 2022

DOE offers $2.1B to support CO2 transportation infrastructure

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy on Oct. 6 began accepting letters of interest from applicants for loans under a new $2.1 billion Carbon Dioxide Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation program. READ MORE

October 06, 2022

USGC: Saudi Arabia event helps open doors for US corn, coproducts

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyIn its first conference ever held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the U.S. Grains Council welcomed more than 45 feed millers and importers in Riyadh, promoting U.S. corn and co-products, including DDGS. READ MORE

October 04, 2022

Carbon America to develop CCS project at Nebraska ethanol plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyCarbon America on Oct. 4 announced an agreement with Bridgeport Ethanol LLC to develop a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at the company’s 53 MMgy ethanol plant in Nebraska. The project is currently expected to be operational in 2024. READ MORE