10 minutes ago

Biofuel accounts for record 5.8% of UK transportation fuel in Q1

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessThe U.K. consumed 645 million liters (170.39 million gallons) of transportation biofuels during the first quarter of 2020, up 53 percent when compared to the same period of 2019, according to data released by the U.K. government on Sept. 10. READ MORE

11 minutes ago

UNICA: Domestic ethanol sales down, exports up

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released data showing both ethanol production and domestic sales were down during the second half of August. Ethanol exports, however, were up when compared to last year. READ MORE

13 minutes ago

Censky to leave USDA, resume post at American Soybean Association

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe USDA announced on Sept. 18 that Deputy Agriculture Secretary Stephen Censky will step down on Nov. 8 to resume his post as CEO of the American Soybean Association, a position he previously held for 21 years. READ MORE

14 minutes ago

RFA welcomes Orion Oil as newest associate member

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Business, RetailerThe Renewable Fuels Association welcomed Orion Oil as its newest Associate Member. Based in Miami, Florida, Orion Oil is a fuel distributor that also operates gas stations and convenience stores in South Florida. READ MORE

15 minutes ago

ACE unveils awards video during virtual conference

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:BusinessThe American Coalition for Ethanol honored a select group of advocates for their contributions to the ethanol industry with an awards video during the 33rd annual ACE conference held virtually in conjunction with the Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo. READ MORE

17 minutes ago

Growth Energy rallies biofuel champions at DC summit

BY Growth Energy Found In:Business, PolicyDuring a virtual event Sept. 14-17, over 150 participants heard from Growth Energy experts and guest speakers in preparation for meetings with legislators and congressional staff in 87 offices representing 15 states. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

Stabenow criticizes plan to bail out oil refiners with USDA funds

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicySen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., is speaking out to criticize the Trump administration over reports that it plans to use $300 million in USDA funding to bail out small oil refineries that are denied small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the RFS. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

European ethanol industry launches new E10 consumer resource

BY ePURE Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, a new online resource for consumer information about the widely available E10 fuel blend, launched on Sept. 17 as part of a broader effort to highlight the importance of renewable ethanol to EU climate goals. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

EPA: 7 new SRE petitions filed, including 5 gap year SREs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has published updated SRE data that reflects the denial of 54 gap year SRE petitions announced by the agency on Sept. 14. The data also shows seven new SRE petitions have been filed in recent weeks, including five new gap year SREs. READ MORE