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April 17, 2019

Naig, Shaw say pending SREs would hurt farmers, damage RFS

BY Erin VoegeleIowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Monte Shaw held a press conference April 17 to discuss the 39 small refinery exemptions (SREs) currently pending for compliance year 2018 under the RFS. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

Enerkem closes a new round of financing for C$76.3 million

BY Enerkem Inc. Enerkem Inc., a global leader in biofuels production from solid waste, announces the closing of a new round of financing totaling C$76.3 million. The financing comes from Enerkem's existing investors, as well as a new investor, Suncor Energy Inc. READ MORE

April 16, 2019

IRFA: SIRE seeds monarch fueling station project

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy is one step closer to providing monarch butterflies with a new place to fill up on their cross-country journey. The ethanol plant seeded its Monarch Fueling Station in mid-April. READ MORE

April 16, 2019

BNDES to finance expansion projects at biorefinery in Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleBNDES recently announced it will provide R$49.3 million ($12.63 million) in financing to the Grupo JP Andrade (Grupo Cerradão) to support a project that aims to increase capacity at a biorefinery located in Frutal, Minas Gerais, Brazil. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

UNICA: Ethanol production sets new record during 2018-’19 season

BY Erin VoegeleUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released final data for the 2018-’19 crop season, which ended March 31. Ethanol production reached a record high during the season, despite a drop in the volume of sugarcane processed. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

USGC: Event identifies new market opportunities in Southeast Asia

BY U.S. Grains Council More than 1 million metric tons of corn and dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) were contracted in late March during the Ag Supply Chain Asia 2019 conference in the Philippines, according to the U.S. Grains Council. READ MORE

April 12, 2019

EPA seeks comments on SRE portion of proposed REGS rule

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA announced April 12 that it will reopen the comment period on one aspect of proposed rule issued in 2016 in an effort to “expand transparency surrounding the small refinery exemption program and provide further opportunity for input.” READ MORE

April 12, 2019

Grassley asks for clarity on DOE’s review of SRE applications

BY Erin VoegeleSen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry on April 11 asking for clarity on the U.S. Department of Energy’s review process concerning Renewable Fuel Standard small refinery exemption (SRE) applications. READ MORE

April 12, 2019

USGC adds new regional ethanol consultant for Southeast Asia

BY U.S. Grains Council Kent Yeo joined the U.S. Grains Council on March 19 as the regional ethanol consultant for Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, Yeo will help spearhead ethanol programs and promotional efforts throughout the region. READ MORE

April 11, 2019

USGC seeks applications for Ethanol A-team members

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Grains Council recently announced it is soliciting applications for its seven Advisory Teams, known as A-teams, for the 2019-2021 term. This includes the organization’s Ethanol A-team. Applications are due April 26. READ MORE

April 11, 2019

ACE introduces fuel retailers to ethanol at forum in Mexico

BY American Coalition for Ethanol ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty recently traveled to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital and largest city of the southeast Mexico state of Chiapas, to peak at an ethanol technical forum for petroleum equipment installers and fuel retailers. READ MORE

April 10, 2019

EIA predicts increased ethanol blending this summer

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EIA has released the April edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, maintaining its March forecast for 2019 and 2020 ethanol production and predicting increased ethanol blending during the upcoming summer driving season. READ MORE

April 10, 2019

RFA earns 7th straight TRANSCAER award for safety training

BY Renewable Fuels Association For the seventh consecutive year, the Renewable Fuels Association has received a TRANSCAER National Achievement Award for its industry-leading ethanol safety program. More than 1,800 emergency responders were trained at RFA-hosted events last year. READ MORE

April 10, 2019

Gevo, Praj to commercialize renewable fuels in India

BY Gevo Inc. Gevo Inc. has signed a binding, definitive construction license agreement with Praj Industries Ltd. to commercialize the production of renewable isobutanol using sugary-based feedstocks. The two companies also signed an MOU on renewable hydrocarbons. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

USDA lowers forecast for corn use in ethanol in April WASDE

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA has reduced its 2018-’19 forecast for corn use in ethanol by 50 million bushels, to 5.5 billion bushels, in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released April 9. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

Greenfield Global to establish manufacturing facility in Ireland

BY IDA Ireland Greenfield Global Inc., Canada’s largest producer of alcohol and fuel ethanol, and one of the largest alcohols and solvents companies in North America, has announced plans to establish a new EU manufacturing headquarters in Portlaoise, Ireland. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

USGC mission investigates DDGS potential in Ireland, UK

BY U.S. Grains Council The U.S. Grains Council is preparing to help buyers and end-users in Ireland and the U.K. learn how dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) can help meet their feed demand needs while adjusting to market conditions and a new trade environment. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

Opinion: Biofuels Education Critical to Ensuring Rural Growth

BY Kelly Manning FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Educating students key to rural development and growth. READ MORE

April 16, 2019

Opinion: When Will the EU ‘Get Real’ on Biofuels?

BY Emmanuel Desplechin FROM THE MAY ISSUE: European Union must embrace biofuels to achieve climate goals. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Opinion: Part of the Climate Solution

BY Brian Jennings FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Highlighting ethanol's role in reducing GHG emissions. READ MORE

April 18, 2019

In Depth: A Different Animal

BY Matt ThompsonFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Ethanol producers are increasingly turning to a burgeoning aquaculture industry for another coproduct revenue stream. READ MORE

April 17, 2019

In Depth: The Daily Grind

BY Matt ThompsonFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Low margins prompt plants to diversify coproduct streams, capturing value in efficiency. READ MORE

April 16, 2019

In Depth: Modifying the Message

BY Lisa GibsonFROM THE MAY ISSUE: With a Democratic-majority House of Representatives, the ethanol lobby emphasizes carbon reduction. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

In Depth: FEW Technical Sessions Planner

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine FROM THE MAY ISSUE: The 2019 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo offers concurrent panel discussions. This guide will help attendees plan which ones to take in. READ MORE

April 12, 2019

In Depth: DDGS: Options to Optimize

BY Joel Dulin FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Rail car uncertainty increases the need for efficient DDGS storage. READ MORE

April 08, 2019

RFA: New study exposes absurdity of NWF land use change claims

BY Renewable Fuels Association A new study published in the academic journal Biomass and Bioenergy exposes the fatal methodological flaws and erroneous conclusions regarding biofuels and land use change (LUC) found in recent studies paid for by the National Wildlife Federation. READ MORE

April 08, 2019

Minnesota offers funding for bioenergy, biochemical pilot plants

BY Erin VoegeleThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture is offering funding to help advance bioenergy and biochemical production technologies to the pilot scale through its AGRI Bioenergy/Biochemical Pilot Project Grant. READ MORE

April 08, 2019

Study: Non flex fuel vehicles benefit from ethanol blends

BY Urban Air Initiative A newly published study finds that most vehicles on the road today can adapt to mid-level ethanol blends, helping cars run more efficiently while reducing greenhouse gas emissions along with other pollutants. READ MORE

April 05, 2019

Fuels Institute study explores national high-octane standard

BY Matt ThompsonA report released by the Fuels Institute, a research group that studies issues effecting vehicle and fuel markets, outlines ethanol’s potential in helping the nation achieve a high-octane fuel (HOF) standard. READ MORE

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