12 hours ago

Cellulosic biorefinery to break ground in North Dakota

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business
A biorefinery that will produce 16 MMgy of cellulosic ethanol and 120,000 of lignin pellets is set to break ground in Spiritwood, North Dakota, in spring 2016. The facility, under development by New Energy Blue, will feature Inbicon technology. READ MORE

12 hours ago

NextFerm partners with Mascoma to produce new yeast strain

BY Matt Thompson Found In:Business
NextFerm, an Israeli company that produces fermentation products for the food and feed industries, is venturing into the ethanol industry by partnering with Mascoma LLC, a subsidiary of Lallemand Inc. a leading supplier of yeast to ethanol producers. READ MORE

12 hours ago

USGC: DDGS market continues to diversify

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Policy
Major market disruptions dominate the headlines and often spur negative price trends, but buyers around the world continue to expand purchases of U.S. DDGS, according to data from the USDA and analysis by the USGC. READ MORE

September 21, 2018

UNICA: Sales of hydrous ethanol break bi-weekly record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Business
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sales of hydrous ethanol set a new bi-weekly record during the second half of August, reaching 1.05 billion liters (277.38 million gallons). READ MORE

September 21, 2018

USGC: South Korean trade team focuses on ethanol potential

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, Policy
Fuel ethanol would benefit South Korea’s economy and environment, but the nation currently lacks a national blend mandate. A September trade team, organized by the USGC, offered South Korean decision-makers information on ethanol's benefits. READ MORE

September 21, 2018

New method more than doubles sugar production from plants

BY EPFL Found In:Cellulosic, Business
EPFL chemists have developed a method that can significantly increase the yield of sugars from plants, improving the production of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

EPA releases data on small refinery hardship waivers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, Policy
The U.S. EPA has released new data on small refinery hardship waivers confirming the agency has, to date, waived volumes equal to approximately 1.46 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) for 2017 and 790 million RINs for 2016. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

NAES selected to operate advanced ethanol plant in North Dakota

BY NAES Corp. Found In:Business
NAES Corp. has been selected by BioMass Solution LLC to operate and maintain Red River Biorefinery in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The facility is designed to produce 16.5 MMgy of ethanol from sugar beet tailings, potato wastes an other byproducts. READ MORE


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