Inside March 2011


Hot Destinations for DDGS Exports: China, Mexico, Canada

BY Holly JessenThe landscape of U.S. distillers grains exports changed dramatically in 2010 and—depending on the outcome of the Chinese dumping accusation—could change radically in 2011, as well. READ MORE

Gearing up for Bagasse

BY Kris BevillKL Energy Corp. is preparing to validate its modified process technology to turn sugarcane bagasse into ethanol. READ MORE

The Core of Advancement

BY Kris BevillIowa is on a mission to cement its status as the breeding ground for new biofuels technology and production. READ MORE

Carbon Counters

BY Kris BevillCalifornia’s Air Resources Board defends and reconsiders its Low Carbon Fuel Standard. READ MORE


Creating a Culture of Safety at an Ethanol Plant

BY Nathan Vander Griend A combined 250 years of experience helps fit the pieces together to formulate effective, targeted safety programs. READ MORE

Utility Management Provides Savings

BY Jaron Vande Hoef Tracking utility data isolates inefficiencies, changes in energy consumption and uncovers hidden trends. READ MORE

In-line Analytical Measurements Provide Intelligent pH Management

BY Stefan Bardeck Real-time measurements aid quality assurance and batch traceability. READ MORE

Distilled - Ethanol News & Trends

Unleashing the USDA

BY Kris BevillVilsack leads the administration in supporting the biofuels industry. READ MORE

One Foot in Front of the Other

BY Holly JessenE15 waiver approved, more work to do before fuel widely available. READ MORE

Missed Messages

BY Holly JessenCritics incorrectly blame ethanol industry. READ MORE

Good Bet on Ethanol

BY Holly JessenThree plants pay $20 million to local investors. READ MORE

Stalking Horse

BY Holly JessenGPRE bids to purchase Otter Tail Ag Enterprises. READ MORE

Cellulosic Pitstop

BY Susanne Retka SchillFirst refueling at Poet research center after 3,000 miles READ MORE

Up and Running Again

BY Holly JessenAbengoa says VEETC, E15 factors in restarting New Mexico plant. READ MORE

Jumping In

BY Kris BevillAnother oil refiner takes its position among the top 5 producers of ethanol. READ MORE

Moving to the Big Time

BY Kris BevillMascoma lands Valero agreement, prepares to break ground. READ MORE

What Happened to Range Fuels?

BY Kris BevillPlans to create a RIN-generating pathway for the company’s methanol are still under way. READ MORE

E10 German Style

BY Holly JessenEU quota sets 6.5 percent biofuel content. READ MORE

If You Don’t Like It, Sue

BY Holly JessenLawsuit against RFS2 thrown out. READ MORE

Fueling Freedom, One State at a Time

BY Kris BevillSD wants to implement a state version of Growth Energy’s Fueling Freedom Plan. READ MORE

BP Goes Public

BY Holly JessenReport predicts oil growth in transportation to slow dramatically due to biofuels. READ MORE

Miscanthus Boom Ahead

BY Susanne Retka SchillRepreve commits to planting 10,000 acres. READ MORE