Business

9 hours ago

First shipment of ETBE made with US ethanol arrives in Japan

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, BusinessThe first shipment of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) made with U.S. corn-based ethanol arrived in Japan last week, marking the country’s new demand for U.S. ethanol-based products and a milestone in U.S. ethanol market development efforts. READ MORE

9 hours ago

USDA: $400 million still available for REAP loan guarantees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe USDA announced July 18 that more than $400 million is still available for renewable energy system and energy efficiency loan guarantees through the Rural Energy for America Program. USDA accepts applications for REAP funding year-round. READ MORE

9 hours ago

Report shows optimism for fuel ethanol use in Korea

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyA recently released report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Services Global Agricultural Information Network says South Korea may soon revise its regulations to allow the use of ethanol-blended fuel. READ MORE

9 hours ago

Growth Energy adds 3 new innovative business members

BY Growth Energy Found In:BusinessGrowth Energy has announced the addition of three new innovative businesses to its membership: Franzenburg, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa; Brown Tank LLC, headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota; and Bioleap Inc., headquartered in Tampa, Florida. READ MORE

9 hours ago

EIA discusses expanded availability of E15

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Business, RetailerThe U.S Energy Information discusses a recent U.S. EPA ruling that has increased the availability of E15. The fuel blend is currently sold at more than 1,800 retail fuel stations across 31 states. Incentives are expected to help boost that number. READ MORE

July 17, 2019

RFA: Reports set the record straight on ethanol’s GHG benefits

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Feedstocks, Business, PolicyTwo new academic studies released this week provide further evidence that grain-based ethanol is significantly reducing GHG emissions and call into question the reliability of recent “land use change” analyses based on flawed methodologies. READ MORE

July 17, 2019

ACE: Mexican fuel marketers confident they can offer ethanol

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Business, RetailerACE and IRFA recently hosted a tour in conjunction with the USGC to show nine decision-makers from key Mexican retail and supplier groups how ethanol blends have been successfully and profitably incorporated across Iowa. READ MORE

July 16, 2019

US ethanol groups weigh in on Ontario’s E15 plan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerGrowth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association and the U.S. Grains Council sent joint comments to Ontario’s Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks July 8 regarding its proposed plan and schedule for implementing E15. READ MORE

July 16, 2019

Green Biologics to cease operations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, BusinessA former Little Falls, Minnesota, ethanol plant that was converted to biobased butanol and acetone production in 2016 it ceasing operations. Green Biologics Ltd. recently announced it has begun “an orderly closure of operations.” READ MORE