EPA: 1.7 billion RINs generated in August


More than 1.7 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in August, up from 1.6 billion generated during the same period of last year, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on Sept. 16.
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Poet pledges carbon neutrality by 2050


Poet has released its inaugural sustainability report, which outlines the company’s focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. One ESG goal aims to achieve net-carbon zero at the company's biorefineries by 2050.
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RFA congratulates E Energy Adams for billion-gallon milestone


The Renewable Fuels Association on Sept. 20 congratulated member company E Energy Adams for producing its billionth gallon of ethanol, a rare achievement in the renewable fuels industry. The 100 MMgy facility is lcoated in Adams, Nebraska.
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EPA: 3 new SRE petitions filed, 62 SRE petitions now pending


The U.S. EPA on Sept. 16 published updated small refinery exemption (SRE) data, reporting that there are currently 62 SRE petitions pending under the Renewable Fuel Standard, up from 59 that were pending as of mid-August.
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Iowa agency schedules public meetings on proposed CCS pipeline


A series of public informational meetings is under way in Iowa to inform landowners about a proposed CO2 pipeline under development by Summit Carbon Solutions. The pipeline is part of a CCS project that aims to sequester CO2 from ethanol plants.
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USDA raises forecast for corn yields


The USDA currently predicts U.S. corn yields will average 176.3 bushels per acre this year, up 1.7 bushels from the August forecast and up 4.3 bushels when compared to 2020, according to the agency’s latest Crop Production report, released Sept. 10.
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EIA: Ethanol production up 2%, stocks down 2%


U.S. fuel ethanol production expanded by nearly 2 percent the week ending Sept. 10, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 15. Weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol were down nearly 2 percent.
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Aemetis Biogas signs utility pipeline interconnect agreement


Aemetis Inc. announced that its subsidiary Aemetis Biogas LLC has signed the standard renewable gas interconnection agreement (SRGIA) with the PG&E and funded the final $1.2 million payment for installation of PG&E’s interconnection equipment.
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Chevron, Gevo announce intent to pursue SAF investment


Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., and Gevo Inc. on Sept. 9 announced a letter of intent to jointly invest in building and operating one or more new facilities that would process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel.
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EIA: US nameplate ethanol capacity expands by 168 MMgy


U.S. fuel ethanol nameplate production capacity increased between 2020 and 2021 despite a slight decrease in the number of ethanol plants, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 3.
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Industry Events

2021 UAS Summit & Expo

October 13-14, 2021
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

2022 International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 14-16, 2022
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Jacksonville, Florida

2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Biodiesel & Renewable Diesel Summit

June 13-15, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Carbon Capture & Storage Summit

June 13-13, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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