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Pacific Ethanol reports 2014 was a record year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessPacific Ethanol Inc. has released 2014 financial results, reporting record net sales, gross profit, operating income, adjusted EBITDA and gallons sold. Neil Koehler, CEO of Pacific Ethanol, called 2014 a pivotal year for the company. READ MORE

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N.D. survey shows support for ethanol fuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe North Dakota Alliance for Renewable Energy has published results of a statewide public opinion survey on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Ethanol was one of the renewable energy types addressed in the survey. READ MORE

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Ethanol industry pretax profit estimated at $7.8 B for 2014

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry came off its best streak of profitability in January, one that ran 95 consecutive weeks without a loss for the model Iowa plant used to estimate and track industry profitability. READ MORE

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Wyoming imposes 24-cent-per-gallon tax on alternative fuels

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyWyoming Gov. Matthew H. Mead recently signed a bill into law imposing a fuel tax on previously exempt alternative fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol. The new rate of taxation on alternative fuels beginning July 1 is 24 cents per gallon. READ MORE

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Lallemand announces patent approval

BY Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits Found In:Operations, BusinessLallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits and Mascoma LLC are proud to announce that Lallemand has been awarded a patent for the technology that is used in TransFerm Yield+. READ MORE

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NREL refines method to convert lignin to nylon precursor

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessA new study from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory demonstrates the conversion of lignin-derived compounds to adipic acid, an important industrial dicarboxylic acid. READ MORE

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Step change for screening could boost biofuels

BY Institute of Food Research Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, BusinessResearchers at the Institute of Food Research have developed a new way of rapidly screening yeasts that could help produce more sustainable biofuels. The technique could also aid in the search for new ways of deriving valuable renewable chemicals. READ MORE


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