Greenhouse to utilize CO2, waste heat from adjacent ethanol plant

Across the road from Greenfield Ethanol-Chatham, construction on Truly Green greenhouses is ongoing. The innovative project will utilize the waste heat and CO2 from the 195 MMly ethanol plant in Chatham, Ontario, Canada.
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Sweetwater Energy, Ace Ethanol partner for cellulosic production

Ace Ethanol, will partner with Sweetwater Energy Inc., a Rochester, N.Y.-based cellulosic sugar producer to generate cellulosic ethanol at Ace's plant for up to 16 years. Sweetwater will place a cellulosic sugar facility adjacent to the plant.
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CARD analysis considers outlook for RINs in 2013, 2014

Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development recently published a policy brief on the outlook for ethanol and conventional biofuel renewable identification numbers (RINs) through 2014.
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Iowa's second E15 retail station opens in Fredericksburg

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association has announced that Fredericksburg Coop in Fredericksburg, Iowa now offers E15 as a registered fuel to 2001 and newer vehicles, becoming Iowa's second fuel retailer offering E15.
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USDA's senior energy advisor explains BCAP after cliff deal

The Biomass Crop Assistance Program may have been extended through 2013 with the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, but the program's usefulness in the coming year is still uncertain.
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Ascendant Partners completes capital restructuring for LifeLine

Ascendant Consulting Partners LLC announced Jan. 3 that it has completed a capital restructuring for Saint Joseph, Mo.-based LifeLine Foods LLC. The company's process produces ethanol, flour, meal, grits and a range of other coproducts.
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DOE awards $10 million to develop biofuels, biobased products

The U.S. DOE has announced more than $10 million to five projects in California, Washington, Maryland, and Texas that will develop new technologies to convert biomass into advanced biofuels and bioproducts like plastics and chemical intermediates.
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AFPM petitions EPA to waive 2012 cellulosic mandate

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers has petitioned the U.S. EPA to waive the 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate provided in the renewable fuel standard ((RFS), citing a lack of domestic supply available for domestic use.
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Farm bill contains no mandatory funding for energy title programs

Legislators have passed the "fiscal cliff bill," which extended the farm bill through Sept. 30 and several biofuel-related tax incentives through 2013. However, all mandatory funding for energy title programs was eliminated at the last moment.
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Gevo announces stock repurchase program

Gevo Inc. has announced that its board of directors has approved a stock repurchase program that authorizes Gevo to repurchase up to $15 million of its common stock over a one-year period.
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Fiscal cliff bill extends biofuel tax incentives through 2013

President Obama is expected to sign the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 into law today. The legislation, also known as the "fiscal cliff bill," includes language to extend several biofuel-related tax incentives.
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Iowa ethanol output held steady at 3.7 billion gallons in 2012

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association announced that Iowa's 41 ethanol plants produced 3.7 billion gallons during 2012, matching 2011 production. It's estimated the state will have produced about 28 percent of U.S. ethanol in 2012.
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Grains Council: U.S. exports of DDGS to Japan hit record high

Japanese imports of U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) have increased fairly steadily since 2004, reaching an all-time high in 2012, according to a chart from U.S. Grains Council.
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International Biomass
Conference & Expo

April 8-10, 2013
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Fuel Ethanol
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June 10-13, 2013
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St. Louis, Missouri

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
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Orlando, Florida

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