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May 22, 2015

EPA: Nearly 8 million cellulosic RINs were generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for April, reporting that more than 1.44 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 7.82 cellulosic RINs. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

Air Liquide commissions carbon dioxide plant at Calgren facility

BY Air Liquide Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP has commissioned a carbon dioxide liquefaction plant in Tulare County, California. The new 450 ton-per-day facility is one of three carbon dioxide liquefaction facilities owned and operated by Air Liquide in the state. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

REX reports profitable first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleREX American Resources Corp. has released first quarter financial results, reporting net sales and revenue of $105.2 million, down from $155.9 million during the same quarter of the prior year. The company did, however, report a profitable quarter. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Ethanol industry weighs in on API E0 claims

BY Erin VoegeleSeveral ethanol trade associations have weighed in on recent announcements by the American Petroleum Institute regarding demand for E0 and the use of E10 in marine and small engines. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

Biofuel trade groups comment on EPA’s proposed consent decree

BY Erin VoegeleBiofuel trade organizations have submitted comments to the U.S. EPA regarding its recently announced proposed legal agreement that sets specific deadlines for establishing 2014, 2015 and 2016 volume requirements under the renewable fuel standard. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

RFA, USGC, Growth Energy participate in mission to Japan

BY Renewable Fuels Association Representatives of the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the U.S. Grains Council recently traveled to Tokyo to follow up on an industry market assessment of the potential to export U.S. ethanol to Japan. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

UN SE4ALL announces global bioenergy initiative

BY Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials UN FAO, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Carbon War Room, KLM, Novozymes and the UN Foundation partner to scale up the sustainable bioenergy solutions to meet the global need for sustainable energy. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Protec Fuel opens E15 station near Orlando

BY Erin VoegeleProtec Fuel has announced E15 is now available in the Orlando, Florida, metro area. The fuel blend is being offered by Protec and Kissimmee Citgo. The fuel station, located in Kissimmee, Florida, is owned by Mid-State Energy Inc. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

IRENA publishes renewable energy jobs report

BY Erin VoegeleThe International Renewable Energy Agency has announced 7.7 million people worldwide were employed by the renewable energy industry in 2014, including, 822,000 jobs in biomass, 381,000 jobs in biogas, and 1.788 million in liquid biofuels. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

RFA: Retail gas prices unaffected by RFS RIN credits

BY Renewable Fuels Association Retail gasoline prices from 2013 through the first quarter of 2015 were unaffected by prices for renewable identification number (RIN) credits that are used to demonstrate compliance with the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Taurus Energy, Lallemand announce agreement

BY Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits Lund, Sweden-based Taurus Energy AB and Canadian-based Lallemand have signed an agreement for collaboration with respect to the development, marketing, sale and licensing of Taurus' Gen 2 XyloFerm yeast platform on the U.S. market. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Poet selects Aras for enterprise product lifecycle management

BY Aras Aras recently announced that Poet has selected the Aras PLM Solution Suite to drive product development and engineering best practices, improve processes and product tracking, and improve visibility into product-related data. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Commodities: Summer cooling season becoming a second price driver

BY Ben Straus, U.S. Energy Services While summer consumption is far less dramatic than the winter, the increasing prevalence of natural gas as a fuel for power generation makes peak summer heat and the associated air-conditioning demand an increasingly influential price driver. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Commodities: Ample corn supply, carryover creates price pressure

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone The market had the opportunity to get an updated look at the old and new crop scenarios in the May USDA supply and demand report. Old crop supplies have been plentiful and carryout was increased slightly to 1.831 billion bushels. READ MORE

May 19, 2015

CropEnergies reports increased ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleEuropean Ethanol producer CropEnergies AG has released financial results for the fiscal year ended Feb. 28, reporting that ethanol production increased 20 percent last year, reaching 1.06 million cubic meters. READ MORE

May 19, 2015

RFA honored by Transcaer for ethanol education safety initiatives

BY Renewable Fuels Association The Renewable Fuels Association was recently awarded the 2014 Transcaer Achievement Award. This is the third year in a row that RFA has been awarded this honor as it continues working to ensure first responders have the proper training and resources. READ MORE

May 19, 2015

EIA: Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy growing

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration In the United States, petroleum is by far the most-consumed transportation fuel. But recently the share of fuels other than petroleum for U.S. transportation has increased to its highest level since 1954. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

UNICA: Producers prioritize hydrous ethanol production in April

BY Erin VoegeleUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced producers in the country's south-central region have prioritized hydrous ethanol production since the beginning of the season. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

Lincolnway Energy releases first quarter financial results

BY Lincolnway Energy LLC Lincolnway Energy LLC has announced its unaudited financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015.The company reported a net loss of $255,856 for the quarter, compared to net income of $4.3 million for the same three-month period of 2014. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

Commodities: Price decline brings DDGS back into US rations

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Going into Memorial Day, DDGS pricing is still being overly influenced by Chinese demand. However, demand has slowed, and the resulting price decline has created prices that have begun to work back into U.S. rations. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

Commodities: All eyes on the road

BY Rick Kment, DTN This is the time of year when what happened from January through May seems to have very little impact on overall direction of the market. Traders are squarely focused on the road ahead. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Dyadic Q1 results show revenue growth, improved gross profits

BY Katie FletcherDyadic International Inc. recently released its financial results for quarter one of 2015, reporting an established market position with its licensee Abengoa and more recent collaborator Compagnie Industrielle de Matiere Vegetale for its products. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Biomass advisory committee to meet in May

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Energy has published a notice announcing an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee on May 20-22 in Washington, D.C. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Biofuels: the right crop at the right place

BY Radboud University According to recent findings by environmental scientists at Radboud University, the location of the agricultural lands used to grow biofuel crops has a major impact on the greenhouse gas emission they ultimately produce. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Distillers industry looks toward good marketing year, FSMA

BY Susanne Retka SchillDiscussions on the China market and FSMA dominated the presentations at the 19th Distillers Grains Symposium held in Kansas City. READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Kum & Go E15 expansion continues with two more stations

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Two additional Kum & Go locations in the greater Des Moines-area are now offering cleaner-burning, lower-cost E15 to 2001 and newer vehicles. The most recent Kum & Go stations offering registered E15 are located in Des Moines and Ankeny. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

EIA revises short-term ethanol production forecast

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the May edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, slightly revising its ethanol production forecasts for this year, but maintaining the forecast for 2016 production made in April. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Joule announces new investment, results of fuel testing

BY Erin VoegeleJoule Unlimited Inc. has announced third-party testing of its fuel ethanol has confirmed its ethanol meets U.S. and European standards. The company has also secured $40 million in private equity and venture debt financing. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Dyadic receives funding for new advanced biofuels program

BY Dyadic International Inc. Dyadic International Inc. has announced details regarding 2G BIOPIC, a new advanced biofuels project funded by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 program. In the 2G BIOPIC project, Dyadic's subsidiary will develop a demonstration-scale facility. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Lux Research: Biofuel developers can thrive despite cheap oil

BY Lux Research While alternative fuels like biofuels had obvious appeal when oil prices were well over $100 a barrel, the plummet in oil prices to $50 levels can threaten the cost-competitiveness of alternative fuels. READ MORE

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