Ineos declares commercial cellulosic ethanol online in Florida

The congratulations are coming in as Ineos Bio announced that its Indian River BioEnergy Center is now producing cellulosic ethanol at commercial scale. The first ethanol shipments will be released in August from the 8 MMgy facility in Florida.
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ZeaChem earns EPA registration to generate cellulosic RINs

ZeaChem Inc. has announced that the U.S. EPA confirmed the successful registration of its demonstration biorefinery in Boardman, Ore., to generate cellulosic biofuel renewable identification numbers (RINs).
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Plant has groundbreaking event for bolt-on cellulosic technology

Quad County Corn Processors held a groundbreaking ceremony July 29 for a new bolt-on cellulosic technology that will allow the 35 MMgy the corn-ethanol facility to produce traditional grain-based ethanol as well as 2 MMgy cellulosic ethanol.
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Ace Ethanol to close on purchase of Utica Energy plant

The shareholders of Stanley, Wis.-based ACE Ethanol LLC have voted unanimously to approve the purchase of the Utica Energy LLC ethanol plant in Oshkosh, Wis. The transaction is scheduled to close Aug. 9.
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Gevo brings new fermenter and separation system online

Gevo Inc. announced it brought its second 1 million liter fermenter and Gevo integrated fermentation technology (GIFT) separation system online at its facility in Luverne, Minn. The company expects to bring the third fermenter online later this year.
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Low sugar price may result in additional ethanol feedstock supply

If the USDA fails in its current efforts to keep domestic sugar supplies low and prices high, ethanol producers may get access to sugar that has been removed from the human consumption market. That sugar could be blended with existing feedstock.
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Cellulosic biofuel RINs generated in June

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for June, reporting that both cellulosic biofuel and cellulosic diesel was produced during the month, along with 1.11 billion renewable fuel RINs.
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Green Plains announces positive second quarter, restarts plant

Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. announced positive results in its second quarter, which ended June 30. The company purchased its tenth ethanol plant in the quarter, completing restarting it last week.
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RFA, ABFA and UNICA announce joint trade mission to Brazil

Biofuels advocates from the United States and Brazil have announced a first-of-its-kind joint trade mission to improve and enhance biofuels trade by matching businesses seeking greater trade opportunities in ethanol and other biofuels.
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Progress in using ethanol to make ethylene

Ethanol from corn and other plants could become the sustainable, raw material for a huge variety of products, from plastic packaging to detergents to synthetic rubber, that are currently petroleum-based.
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Ethanol consumption increased in April

The U.S. Energy Information Administration released the July issue of its Monthly Energy Review, including ethanol production, use and export statistics through April. The U.S. ethanol industry produced 1.078 billion gallons of ethanol in April.
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DOE makes investments in algae, biomass supply chain projects

During remarks at the Energy Department's Biomass 2013 annual conference, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today highlighted the important role biofuels play in the administration's Climate Action Plan.
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Report: EU biofuel consumption increased in 2012

EurObserv'ER has released its annual Biofuels Barometer, reporting increased biofuel consumption within the European Union last year. Between 2011 and 2012, consumption grew by 2.9 percent, to nearly 14.4 million metric tons of oil equivalent (Toe).
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Summary judgments issued in Gevo, Butamax patent dispute

Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC has announced that Judge Sue Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted its summary judgment motions for non-infringement of Gevo Inc.'s 8,017,375 ('375) and 8,017,376 ('376) patents.
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Biofuel industry weighs in on final House RFS white paper

Representatives of the biofuels industry have weighed in on the fifth, and final, white paper on the renewable fuels standard (RFS) published by the House Energy & Commerce Committee, titled "Implementation Issues."
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IRFA: E15 expected to be Iowa's lowest cost fuel

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association released the results of an analysis that shows a pending shift in the fuels carried in pipelines to Iowa will likely increase the cost of non-ethanol blended gasoline, making E15 an attractive choice to retailers.
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September 30-3, 2013
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International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 24-26, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
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International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
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