US ethanol industry breaks weekly production record

The U.S. ethanol industry produced a record-setting 1.074 million barrels per day the week ending Nov. 17, overcoming the previous record of 1.061 million barrels per day set the week ending Jan. 27.

EPA maintains RFS point of obligation

On Nov. 22, the U.S. EPA denied several petitions requesting the agency initiate rulemaking to change the point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard. Members of the biofuels industry have spoken out in support of the agency's action.

DuPont launches Synerxia Thrive to increase ethanol yields

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has launched its Synerxia Thrive Fermentation System, which will deliver higher ethanol yields, incomparable robustness during thermal excursions and improved performance.

WINN Initiative awards $3.5 million to Enerkem Alberta Biofuels

Enerkem Alberta Biofuels is receiving $3.5 million from the Government of Canada through the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative to build the final phase of a facility that converts municipal solid waste into liquid biofuels and chemicals.

USGC: Chinese, US delegations discuss fuel ethanol during forum

Delegates from U.S. and Chinese government agencies, biofuels companies and research institutes discussed fuel ethanol production, use and policy during the recent Sino-U.S. Advanced Biofuels Forum in Arlington, Virginia.

KSU research drives wheat straw forward as ethanol feedstock

Faculty at Kansas State University’s Institute of Computational and Comparative Medicine and bioenergy researchers at Yangzhou University in China have marked a significant milestone for the production of ethanol fuel from wheat straw.

European Parliament sets stage for a battle over biofuels

The report adopted Nov. 28 by the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee sets the stage for a real clash with EU Member States over how to decarbonize transport, according to ePURE.

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