May 01, 2015

New RSB standard proposed to certify low-risk ILUC biomass

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials released a draft standard, titled "Low iLUC Risk Biomass Criteria and Compliance Indicators," that could make it possible to certify biomass as low risk for indirect land use change (ILUC). READ MORE

May 01, 2015

UNICA reports final 2014-'15 ethanol data, initial 2015-'16 stats

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced final numbers for the 2014-'15 crop along with initial data for the new crop. Ethanol production was up 2.23 percent last season, and the current season is off to a strong start. READ MORE

May 01, 2015

Supercomputer identifies materials to improve fuel production

BY Argonne Found In:CellulosicUsing supercomputing resources at Argonne, a research team from the University of Minnesota and Rice University has demonstrated a predictive modeling capability that can help accelerate the discovery of new materials to improve biofuel production. READ MORE

April 30, 2015

Ample corn supplies expected, modestly higher prices forecast

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:FeedstocksAs corn planting gets in full swing across the Corn Belt, ag economists are looking at projections and implications. Planted corn acres are projected lower and yields are expected to be slightly below the trend-line. READ MORE

April 30, 2015

DOE publishes Quadrennial Energy Review

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyIn April, the U.S. Department of Energy released its Quadrennial Energy Review. The report focuses on energy infrastructure and identifies threats, risks, and opportunities for U.S. energy and climate security. READ MORE

April 30, 2015

Thompsons announces agreement with IGPC Ethanol

BY Thompsons Ltd. Found In:Operations, BusinessThompsons Ltd. announces an agreement with IGPC Ethanol Inc. to partner for sourcing corn for 50 MMgy facility for IGPC in Aylmer, Ontario, effective Oct. 1. Cargill will continue to serve IGPC for corn purchases and deliveries through Sept. 30. READ MORE

April 30, 2015

Solenis to introduce new chemical innovations during 2015 FEW

BY Solenis Found In:Operations, BusinessSolenis will introduce a novel family of antibiotic-free fermentation aids and a new scale inhibitor at the 2015 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo to be held June 1-4 in Minneapolis. READ MORE


106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases

May 3-6, 2015
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida

WEBINAR: Developing a Successful Plan and Attracting Investors to Your Biofuels Project (Part 2)

May 13-13, 2015
BBI Project Development's Webinar Series

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 1-4, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 26-28, 2015
Hilton Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

2016 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 11-14, 2016
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

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May 2015

2015 Ethanol Industry Salary and Satisfaction Survey

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