Green Plains to sell 3 ethanol plants to Valero


Green Plains Inc. announced Oct. 10 that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Valero Renewable Fuels Company LLC to sell three of its ethanol plants located in Lakota, Iowa; Bluffton, Indiana; and Riga, Michigan.
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Casey’s unveils partnership with Prime the Pump


Casey’s General Store has unveiled a partnership with Prime the Pump, a Growth Energy partner and nonprofit organization. Casey’s will expand its offering of E15 to potentially more than 500 of its locations over the next few years.
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EIA maintains 2018, 2019 ethanol production forecasts


The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, maintaining its September forecast for overall 2018 and 2019 ethanol production, but making slight changes to its 2019 quarterly forecast.
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DOT rescinds ECP brake system requirements for HHFUT rail cars


Recent action taken by the PHMSA and DOT has repealed a portion of a 2015 rulemaking that would have required certain trains carrying flammable liquids, including ethanol, to be equipped with electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brake systems.
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New pump labels in EU provide clarity on biofuels content


The EU introduced a new, harmonized set of fuel labels Oct. 12 to give drivers better information on the suitability of fuels for their vehicles. The labels will help avoid misfueling and inform drivers, according to the European Commission.
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Argonne releases 2018 update to GREET model


On Oct. 10, Argonne National Laboratory’s System Assessment Group released a 2018 update of its GREET Model, which is an analytical tool used to consider the life cycle of various transportation fuels.
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WASDE revises corn forecast down, maintains corn use for ethanol


On Oct. 11, the USDA released the October edition of its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, reducing its 2018-’19 production forecast for corn, but maintaining its forecast for the volume of corn going to ethanol production.
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Novozymes launches Innova Lift yeast for starch-based ethanol


Novozymes has launched its next yeast technology, Innova Lift, for the starch-based ethanol industry. Innova Lift expresses a glucoamylase that is two times more effective at converting difficult-to-reach starch.
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RFA to offer free E15 webinar


The Renewable Fuels Association has announced plans for a free webinar on Oct. 23 to discuss the recent proposal that will allow for year-round consumer access to 15 percent ethanol (E15).
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Feed grain buyers, suppliers will gather at Export Exchange 2018


A cadre of international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products from more than 35 countries are scheduled to arrive in Minneapolis next week for Export Exchange 2018.
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