Coproducts

January 20, 2022

Vilsack says the future for biofuels remains bright

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the important role biofuels and biobased manufacturing play in the rural economy and highlighted the agency’s efforts to support those industries during a Jan. 20 hearing held by the House Ag Committee. READ MORE

January 17, 2022

GAO report highlights success of ADM’s ethanol CCS project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyADM's ethanol carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project is one of several U.S. Department of Energy-supported CCS demonstration projects addressed in a report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office in late December. READ MORE

January 14, 2022

CropEnergies to produce renewable ethyle acetate

BY CropEnergies AG Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessCropEnergies AG and Johnson Matthey have entered into an engineering, license and technical services agreement for a plant to allow CropEnergies AG to produce renewable ethyl acetate from ethanol near its production site in Zeitz, Germany. READ MORE

January 12, 2022

BBI International launches new magazine focused on CCS

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBBI International is launching a new magazine, titled Carbon Capture Magazine. There will be one print issue of the magazine published in 2022, along with a carbon capture industry directory and a map of storage and capture facilities. READ MORE

January 11, 2022

Wolf Carbon Solutions, ADM partner to decarbonize ethanol plants

BY ADM Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessWolf Carbon Solutions US LLC and ADM have signed a letter of intent for the construction of a pipeline that will allow for the capture, compression and transportation of carbon dioxide produced at ADM’s Clinton and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, facilities. READ MORE

January 10, 2022

Summit Carbon Solutions, NPN partner to decarbonize ag

BY Summit Carbon Solutions Found In:Coproducts, BusinessSummit Carbon Solutions has announced a new partnership with Northern Plains Nitrogen in its carbon capture and storage project, which is focused on decarbonizing the agriculture and biofuels industries. READ MORE

January 06, 2022

USDA: US ethanol exports up in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 149.44 million gallons of ethanol and 1.02 million metric tons of distillers grains in November, according to data released by the USDA FAS on Jan. 6. Exports of both products were up when compared to the same period of 2020. READ MORE

January 05, 2022

UGI, Vertimass partner to produce renewable fuels

BY UGI Corp. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessUGI Corp. announced on Jan. 5 that it has entered into a 15-year agreement with California-based technology developer, Vertimass, to utilize their catalytic technology to produce renewable fuels from renewable ethanol in the U.S. and Europe. READ MORE

January 04, 2022

UCF researchers develop ethanol fuel cells

BY Robert Wells, University of Central Florida Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessA new material developed by the University of Central Florida may one day mean people could be pouring a drink for their car. That’s because UCF researchers are developing an alcohol-based power source for cars and other technology. READ MORE

January 03, 2022

USDA awards fiscal year 2022 market development funds to USGC

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyUSDA FAS in December awarded fiscal year 2022 funding to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand commercial export markets for U.S. goods. The U.S. Grains Council was awarded more than $9.69 million to support its work. READ MORE

December 29, 2021

Corn use for fuel ethanol production up in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production report for December, reporting that corn use for fuel ethanol production in October was up significantly from both the previous month and the same period of 2020. READ MORE

December 29, 2021

Kentucky begins Renewable Chemical Production Program

BY Kentucky Department of Agriculture Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyKentucky companies can now apply for the state’s Renewable Chemical Production Program. The program incentivizes the production of more than 30 specified chemicals derived from biomass feedstocks. Applications must be filed by Jan. 15, 2022. READ MORE

December 28, 2021

DOE issues new RFI on renewable fuel scale-up, demonstration

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe DOE is seeking input from biofuels producers and technology developers about their readiness to scale certain process technologies. The agency is also interested in learning how existing first-generation biofuel indsutries can be leveraged. READ MORE

December 27, 2021

EPA to host 2-day workshop on GHG modeling for biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA will host a virtual public workshop on GHG modeling for biofuels on Feb. 28 - March 1. Information gathered through the event will be used to inform a range of current and future actions, including those related to the RFS. READ MORE

December 27, 2021

Aemetis signs agreement to purchase site for Riverbank plant

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Dec. 22 it signed a master developer agreement with the City of Riverbank to lease/purchase the 125-acre former military base in Riverbank, California, known as the Riverbank Industrial Complex. READ MORE

December 26, 2021

Opinion: Going Beyond Old Limits

BY Tom BryanFound In:Operations, CoproductsEthanol Producer Magazine's editor reflects on how a culture of collaboration is driving the development of better fermentation products, higher coproduct yields and drone utilization, each of which is covered in depth in the January issue READ MORE

December 21, 2021

DOE establishes new Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Operations, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy on Dec. 21 announced the establishment of the Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, a new DOE office that will help deliver on President Biden’s bold climate agenda, create new, good-paying jobs and reduce polution. READ MORE

December 20, 2021

In Depth: Wringing Out More Corn Oil

BY Holly JessenFound In:Operations, Markets, CoproductsWhile most ethanol producers aren’t actively pursuing DCO yields over 1.2 pounds per bushel, the pursuit of ultra-high, or even theoretical maximum yield, is as compelling as it is consequential. Both the process and the market must be considered. READ MORE

December 15, 2021

ICM to construct wheat protein facility next to ethanol plant

BY ICM Inc. Found In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessICM has signed an agreement with an affiliate of Summit Agricultural Group to develop a wheat protein ingredients production facility next to Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy. Residual starch produced at the facility will be used as biofuel feedstock. READ MORE

December 15, 2021

Novozymes, Saipem collaborate on CO2 capture

BY Novozymes Found In:Coproducts, BusinessNovozymes and Saipem have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of innovative solutions for enzymatic carbon capture. Saipem will provide process, mechanical and equipment design, while Novozymes will provide enzymes for the process. READ MORE

December 13, 2021

Corn LP to install ICM technology for high-protein production

BY ICM Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessICM has signed a contract with Corn LP to install the Advanced Processing Package. APP includes four ICM technologies that work together to mechanically separate corn into clean piles of fiber, oil, solubles, protein and enhanced protein with yeast. READ MORE

December 08, 2021

USDA: US ethanol, distiller grains exports up in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe U.S. exported 104.74 million gallons of ethanol and 1.06 million metric tons of distillers grain in October, according to data released by the USDA FAS on Dec. 7. Exports of both products were up when compared to the previous month. READ MORE

December 08, 2021

Gevo inks renewable fuels supply agreement with Kolmar

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc. and Kolmar Americas Inc. have entered into a financeable fuel supply agreement for 45 million gallons per year (on a neat basis) of renewable, energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons that are expected to be produced Gevo's second Net-Zero plant. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

Rex reports increased sales for fiscal Q3

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessRex American Resources released fiscal Q3 financial results on Dec. 1, reporting a 63 percent increase in sales for the quarter despite a reduction in gallons sold. The company attributed the increase to higher pricing for ethanol and coproducts. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

ACE participates in OPIS LCFS and carbon markets workshop

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyACE consultant Jonathon Lehman spoke Dec. 2 on behalf of the organization on a panel entitled “Reducing Carbon Intensity in Renewable Fuels with Climate Smart Farming Practices” at a workshop in California. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

Summit Carbon Solutions reaches carbon storage project milestones

BY Summit Carbon Solutions Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicySummit Carbon Solutions is pleased to announce it has commenced drilling multiple stratigraphic test wells, a key milestone in its development of the world's largest carbon capture and storage project. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

Aemetis signs agreement with American Airlines to supply SAF

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Dec. 1 that an offtake agreement has been signed with American Airlines for 280 million gallons of blended fuel containing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be delivered over the 7 year term of the agreement. READ MORE

December 01, 2021

Aemetis signs MOUs with 8 airlines in the oneworld Alliance

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Nov. 30 that memorandum of understanding’s have been signed with eight airline members of the oneworld Alliance for 350 million gallons of blended fuel containing SAF to be delivered to San Francisco International Airport. READ MORE

November 29, 2021

OSU research advances ethanol fuel cell technology

BY Oregon State University Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessAlternative-energy research at Oregon State University is charting a path toward the mass adoption of clean cars powered by direct-ethanol fuel cells through the developmet of a catalyst that solves three key problems associated with DEFC. READ MORE

November 29, 2021

Green Plains breaks ground on protein technology at Obion plant

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. on Nov. 23 announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green Plains Obion LLC has broken ground on the construction of Fluid Quip Technologies’ MSC system. Obion is the fifth Green Plains location to install the MSC technology. READ MORE