Kris Bevill

Kris Bevill is an associate editor with Ethanol Producer Magazine, specializing in policy and regulations. She holds a bachelor's degree in mass communications from Minnesota State University at Moorhead with an emphasis in photography and print journalism.

Latest Posts by Kris Bevill

August 06, 2012

Pinching Pennies

A new yeast product promises to save producers pennies per gallon when pennies count the most. READ MORE

July 11, 2012

Gevo produces corn isobutanol, eyes 2G with Beta Renewables

Gevo Inc. has successfully produced measurable amounts of isobutanol at its first commercial-scale facility, a retrofitted corn ethanol plant in Luverne, Minn., and is jointly developing cellulosic isobutanol technology with Beta Renewables. READ MORE

July 11, 2012

Gevo produces corn isobutanol, eyes 2G with Beta Renewables

Gevo Inc. has successfully produced measurable amounts of isobutanol at its first commercial-scale facility, a retrofitted corn ethanol plant in Luverne, Minn., and is jointly developing cellulosic isobutanol technology with Beta Renewables. READ MORE

July 10, 2012

House hearing sends RFS through the policy wringer

A House Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing held July 10 to discuss the challenges and opportunities of alternative fuels provided the latest platform for the ongoing and increasingly heated battle over the future of the RFS. READ MORE

July 10, 2012

How Cellulosic is Rising from Corn

Investing in cellulosic production could improve profit margins at corn ethanol plants READ MORE

July 09, 2012

Researchers: Sorghum holds promise as next-gen ethanol crop

First-generation ethanol producers who are looking for ways to provide advanced biofuels for the U.S. renewable fuel standard (RFS) may find an easy "in" with sweet or biomass sorghum, according to a group of university researchers. READ MORE

July 03, 2012

EPA opts not to lower GHG emissions threshold

The U.S. EPA has decided not to expand its greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting requirements to include smaller sources of emissions in 2016 as was suggested in its 2010 Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V GHG Tailoring Rule. READ MORE

June 29, 2012

Proposed CAFE standards could pose deadly threat to biofuels

The treatment of FFVs in proposed fuel economy standards for 2017 and beyond could result in diminished vehicle production, negatively affecting the ability to meet renewable fuel standard requirements, according to several groups. READ MORE

June 27, 2012

Edeniq celebrates corn to cellulosic migration plant startup

About 150 industry members, government officials, company stakeholders and plant personnel gathered at Edeniq Inc.'s headquarters in Visalia, Calif., on June 26 to celebrate the official launch of its pilot-scale corn to cellulosic migration plant. READ MORE

June 21, 2012

Senate passes Farm Bill with energy programs intact

The U.S. Senate passed its version of the 2012 Farm Bill in a 64-35 vote on June 21, opting to retain mandatory funding for energy title programs including the Biomass Crop Assistance Program and the Biorefinery Assistance Program. READ MORE