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December 15, 2017

The biofuels industry reacts to White House RFS meetings

BY Erin VoegelePresident Trump has hosted two meetings with Sen.Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and others focused on the RFS and RINs. Members of the biofuels industry are speaking out against efforts to undermine the RFS and are offering solutions to help lower RIN prices. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

House Agriculture Committee launches Farm Bill webpage, videos

BY Erin VoegeleOn Dec. 13, the House Agriculture Committee launched a landing page for the 2018 Farm Bill that is designed to provide updates and information related to development of the legislation. The committee is also launching a Farm Bill video series. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

UF/IFAS develops sorghum varieties for ethanol production

BY University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences University of Florida researchers have found three UF/IFAS-developed sorghum varieties could produce up to 1,000 gallons of ethanol per acre. The researchers also noted that ethanol produced from sweet sorghum can be used for auto and jet fuel. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

NREL develops novel method to produce renewable acrylonitrile

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory A new study from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory establishes a novel catalytic method to produce renewable acrylonitrile using 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), which can be biologically produced from sugars. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

EIA revises 2018 ethanol production forecast in latest STEO

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its Short-Term Energy Outlook for December, maintaining its 2017 ethanol production forecast, but slightly lowering its production forecast for 2018. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

NREL researchers engineer better cellulose-degrading enzymes

BY National Renewable Energy Laboratory Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have gained new insights into how glycosylation—the natural attachment of sugars to proteins—affects a key cellulase enzyme. READ MORE

December 14, 2017

Canada releases Clean Fuel Standard framework

BY Tim AlbrechtEnvironment and Climate Change Canada released the preliminary Clean Fuel Standard regulatory framework Dec. 13, according to a press release from non-profit Renewable Industries Canada. READ MORE

December 13, 2017

EPA sets 2018 cellulosic waiver credit price at $1.96

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has published a notice on its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC) price for 2018 at $1.96. The price is slightly lower than the CWC price for 2017, which was set at $2.00 in December 2016. READ MORE

December 13, 2017

Growth Energy issues statement on CAFE, GHG standards hearing

BY Growth Energy Growth Energy has released a statement regarding the Dec. 13 joint subcommittee hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Environment and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection on CAFE and GHG emissions standards. READ MORE

December 13, 2017

Biodiesel Magazine hosts free cold flow improver webinar Dec. 20

BY BBI International With more private and government fleets using biodiesel than ever before, it has never been more important to learn about the basics of cold flow improvers—why they are needed, how they work, and the various options for different applications. READ MORE

December 12, 2017

EPA approves several efficient producer pathways

BY Tim AlbrechtThe U.S. EPA has approved efficient producer pathways from several U.S. ethanol plants. READ MORE

December 11, 2017

DOE makes second small-business research funding announcement

BY Tim AlbrechtA second round of funding has been announced for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovations Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs for 2018. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

Noble to sell US ethanol plant to new buyer for higher price

BY Tim AlbrechtNoble Group Ltd. has announced a new buyer of Noble Americas South Bend Ethanol LLC, a subsidiary that owns and operates an ethanol production plant in South Bend, Indiana. Noble currently plans to sell the facility to Mercuria Investments US Inc. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

FTC issues annual report on concentration of the ethanol market

BY Erin VoegeleThe Federal Trade Commission has released its 2017 Report on Ethanol Market Concentration, finding that concentration is substantially unchanged from a year ago. The report also notes that ethanol capacity increased for the fourth consecutive year. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

Green Plains to use Enogen corn from Syngenta

BY Syngenta Syngenta has partnered with Green Plains Inc. to expand its use of Enogen corn enzyme technology across its 1.5 billion gallon production platform. Enogen corn contains alpha amylase enzyme and helps reduce viscosity of the corn mash. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

UK ethanol producer shuts down due to E10 delay

BY Erin VoegeleVivergo Fuels has shut down its U.K.-based ethanol plant in response to legislative uncertainty. The company cited falling ethanol prices and a constrained ethanol market resulting from government inaction as contributing to its decision. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

EKAE, Pearson Fuels announce exclusive marketing agreement

BY Pearson Fuels East Kansas Agri-Energy of Garnett, Kansas, and Pearson Fuels of San Diego, California, announce the signing of an exclusive West Coast marketing agreement for the distribution of renewable diesel from EKAE’s recently commissioned plant in Garnett. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

California’s LCFS: Unlocking value in low-carbon liquid fuels

BY Propel Fuels Propel Fuels recently announced new research has shown that low carbon liquid fuels must play a more significant role to meet California’s 2020 and 2030 carbon reduction goals under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

Pruitt discusses administration of RFS program during hearing

BY Erin VoegeleOn Dec. 7, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce to provide testimony on the mission of the EPA. The Renewable Fuel Standard was among the topics discussed during the hearing. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

US ethanol industry sets new production record

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new production record the week ending Dec. 1, with production averaging 1.108 million barrels per day, according to data published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

EPA approves fuel pathway for Homeland Energy Solutions

BY Tim Albrecht The U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer petition by Homeland Energy Solutions LLC for a fuel pathway at its production facility in Lawler, Iowa. The facility achieves a 26.1 percent GHG reduction when compared to baseline gasoline. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

Opinion: Summary of Accomplishments

BY Brian Jennings FROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: American Coalition for Ethanol Executive Vice President Brian Jennings recaps the organization's successes in 2017. READ MORE

December 06, 2017

Barrasso asks EPA to meet statutory RFS reporting requirements

BY Erin VoegeleSen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, is asking the U.S. EPA to complete studies assessing the impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard on air, water and land quality. READ MORE

December 06, 2017

First shipment of ethanol departs from Beaumont Terminal

BY Tim Albrecht JGP Energy Partners, a joint venture between Green Plains Inc. and Jefferson Energy Companies, loaded its first vessel with nearly 3 million gallons of ethanol destined for Brazil Dec. 4. The newly constructed terminal is located in Beaumont, Texas. READ MORE

December 06, 2017

Students tour Heartland Corn Products

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Thirty-nine students from Sibley East High School in Arlington, Minnesota, toured Winthrop's Heartland Corn Products on Nov. 14 to gain a better appreciation and understanding on local renewable fuel production. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

EPA issues documents discussing periodic reviews of the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleOn Nov. 30, the U.S. EPA published documents describing its interpretation of statutory requirements to conduct periodic reviews of certain aspects of the Renewable Fuel Standard and prior actions the agency has taken to fulfill its obligations. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Growth Energy educates drivers about green holiday fuel choices

BY Growth Energy As drivers across the country hit the road during this busy holiday travel season, Growth Energy is launching a digital advertising campaign in E15 markets to educate drivers about the clean, high-performance fueling option that can save money. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

Renewable Industries Canada unveils ‘Facts Don’t Lie’ ad campaign

BY Renewable Industries Canada Renewable Industries Canada has launched a public awareness campaign on the environmental and economic benefits of biofuels mandates. Dubbed "Facts Don’t Lie," the campaign is designed to educate the public on the benefits of biofuels. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

MAAPW receives EPA approval to produce cellulosic ethanol

BY Edeniq Inc. Edeniq Inc. recently announced that the U.S. EPA has approved Mid America Agri Products – Wheatland LLC’s registration to produce cellulosic ethanol at its ethanol production facility in Madrid, Nebraska, using Edeniq’s Pathway technology. READ MORE

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