8 hours ago

Two-thirds of Europeans want more biofuels

BY Tom BryanIn Germany, 61 percent of consumers support the use of biofuels. There is even greater support in France, where 73 percent of consumers want to see ethanol and other plant-based fuel use increase. More than 11,000 people were surveyed across the EU. READ MORE

10 hours ago

Ethanol brings $2 billion per year to Minnesota's economy

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyAccording to a new study, the state’s ethanol industry used 410 million bushels of corn, about one-fourth of the Minnesota crop, to produce 1.18 billion gallons of ethanol, 3.5 million tons of DDGS and 244 million pounds of corn oil in 2016. READ MORE

February 24, 2017

IRFA: ‘Merchant refiners not paying for RINs’

BY EPM Staff Merchant refiners claim they are paying millions for RINs to meet their RFS obligations. In a letter to the EPA, the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association argues that the fundamental underpinning of the petitioners' argument is not true. READ MORE

February 23, 2017

Propel Fuels serves largest US E85 market in California

BY Propel Fuels Found In:Markets, BusinessPropel Fuels describes its innovative strategy to build customer loyalty in the California market for its branded E85. Successfully executing consumer strategies will be worth billions of dollars, CEO Elam says. READ MORE

February 23, 2017

Alliance Bioenergy makes offer on IneosBio Vero Beach property

BY Alliance BioEnergy Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAlliance BioEnergy Plus submitted an offer to buy the Vero Beach, Florida, cellulosic ethanol facility built by INEOS. If successful, the company says it will immediately begin retrofitting the front end with its CTS cellulosic ethanol process. READ MORE

February 22, 2017

UNICA: REGS could limit US access to advanced biofuels

BY Leticia Phillips, UNICA Found In:Markets, PolicyUNICA asks EPA to clarify the biointermediate definition in its proposed REGS rule that updates several technical aspects of the agency's rules regarding the RFS. As written, the proposed rule would have unintended consequences, the group claims. READ MORE

February 22, 2017

Pacific Ethanol CEO honored at national conference

BY Renewable Fuels Association Pacific Ethanol CEO Neil Koehler, cofounder of California’s first ethanol production company, has received the RFA’s 2017 Industry Award. The award is given annually to individuals who demonstrate great dedication and innovation within the industry. READ MORE


2017 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 10-12, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

June 19-21, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 19-21, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota


March 2017

Passing the Test with Flying Colors

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