7 hours ago

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Markets, PolicyThe International Energy Agency released its annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report at a Group of 20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey. The report forecasts global market trends and developments for renewable energy and biofuels to 2020. READ MORE

9 hours ago

Opinion: Volkswagen’s woes could affect ethanol plants

BY James L. Pray Found In:Business, PolicyBad decisions by a few Volkswagen automotive engineers and managers are likely to affect ethanol plants and other industrial operations with air permits, writes James L. Pray. This column appears in the November issue of EPM. READ MORE

October 12, 2015

August RINs data shows D3, D5 RINs rising, steady D6 generation

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, PolicyU.S. EPA data on RINs generation through August reveals cellulosic D3 biofuels continue to climb, advanced biofuel D5 RINs generation is up sharply and the mainstay, D6 renewable fuels (primarily ethanol) continues on pace. READ MORE

October 12, 2015

REG acquires various KiOR plant assets for $1.5 million

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAfter receiving court approval, REG Synthetic Fuels is purchasing certain equipment from the bankrupt KiOR cellulosic gasoline and diesel plant in Mississippi, including a 12-million gallon hydrotreating unit, distillation column and tankage. READ MORE

October 09, 2015

WASDE: U.S. corn yields rise slightly, production down slightly

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, FeedstocksTotal U.S. corn production will be lower than estimated last month, but the average yield of their crop is expected to be slightly higher, according to the agency’s October World Agricultural Supply and Demand estimate. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

4 ethanol plants added to EPA efficient producer list

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Business, PolicyThree Valero ethanol plants and a Michigan plant join the club of ethanol producers achieving greenhouse gas reductions of 20 percent or better, when compared to the baseline gasoline used in the renewable fuels standard. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

NFU, NCGA: RFS uncertainty drives down US farm income

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:PolicyNational Corn Growers and Farmers Union leaders say weakening the renewable fuel standard will harm rural America, citing USDA projections of a 50 percent decline in net farm income in 2015 compared to the 2013 high. READ MORE


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