Inside July 2017

Features

Sustainable certification for the ethanol process

BY Luke Geiver FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Access to additional markets and plant efficiencies give bottom-line significance and meaning to the often-generalized term—sustainability. READ MORE

Meeting needs, maximizing benefits

BY Ann Bailey FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Farmers continuously implement new environmentally friendly techniques to raise their crops. READ MORE

Charged up

BY Patrick C. Miller FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Is it the right time for ethanol producers to consider going solar? READ MORE

Process checkups

BY Susanne Retka SchillFROM THE JULY ISSUE: Having captured the low-hanging fruit, debottlenecking and plant optimizations begin a second round. READ MORE

Outfoxing dehydration

BY Tim PortzFROM THE JULY ISSUE: Following a successful installation at Pine Lake Corn Processors in Iowa, Whitefox Technologies is poised to eliminate molecular sieve regeneration cycles from ethanol plants forever. READ MORE

Contributions

Understanding API tank requirements

BY Cassandra Thomason FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Carbon credit prices recover and multiple new pathways are certified as the state’s program gets back on track. READ MORE

How not to kill the molecular sieve

BY Mark J. Binns FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Like all processes in an ethanol plant, careful attention is required in ethanol dehydration units to care for the molecular sieve. READ MORE

California LCFS guides advanced biofuels industry

BY Heather Zhang FROM THE JULY ISSUE: Carbon credit prices recover and multiple new pathways are certified as the state’s program gets back on track. READ MORE