Inside February 2009


Storage Strategies for Cellulosic Feedstocks

BY Anna AustinEPM explores storage options for corn stover and switchgrass, both of which have the potential to serve as the next big feedstocks for cellulosic ethanol production. READ MORE

Incentivizing Biofuels Sustainability

BY Jessica EbertScientists weigh in on sustainable biofuels production including how to best manage cropping systems and establish an incentive program that awards environmentally responsible biofuels development. READ MORE

Fertile Fungus

BY Susanne Retka SchillIowa State University researchers use fungi to treat thin stillage and create some interesting new coproducts. READ MORE

It's not just a Pipe Dream

BY Erin VoegeleKinder Morgan proved that it's possible to overcome the challenges of moving ethanol via pipeline when the company shipped its first commercial batch in November. Bolstered by industry support, consumer interest and favorable legislation, other pipeline companies are also tackling ethanol pipeline projects. READ MORE

Delving into the Intermediate Blends Report

BY Ron KotrbaTwo of the seven authors of U.S. DOE's recent initial report on the effect of midlevel blends on legacy vehicles and small engines discuss the results of the study and future work. READ MORE

Distilled - Ethanol News & Trends

EU adopts 10 percent mandate

BY Susanne Retka Schill

NFU: Food prices cause for concern

BY Susanne Retka Schill