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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 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

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

Vilsack announces bioproduct pilot program

BY USDA Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

Ethanol industry leads energy sector in employing veterans

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, BusinessA study released June 28 by the DOE found that the U.S. ethanol industry once again leads the nation in the share of its workforce that is comprised by military veterans, with one in six employees previously serving in the armed forces. READ MORE

June 27, 2022

New grain ethanol plant under development in southern Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe government of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil’s southernmost state, on June 20 announced an agreement with Brazilian biodiesel producer BSBios for the development of a grain ethanol plant that will process corn, wheat, triticale, rice and sorghum. READ MORE

June 27, 2022

Gevo provides company and project updates

BY Gevo Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGevo Inc., a renewable fuels company focused on the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), on June 27 provides updates on the company and projects currently in process, including the company's Net Zero 1 faciity. READ MORE

June 20, 2022

EPA: 1.84 billion RINs generated in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessThe U.S. EPA has released data showing that nearly 1.84 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in May, up from 1.72 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

June 17, 2022

EU ethanol sets new record for GHG reduction

BY ePURE Found In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessRenewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced GHG emissions by 77 percent compared to fossil fuel in 2021, according to the latest audited producer data. ePURE also said ethanol refineries produced more feed than fuel. READ MORE