6 hours ago

Opinion: Thoughts on Brazil’s Temporary Tariff-Rate Quota for Ethanol

BY Leticia Phillips Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: Leticia Phillips of UNICA offers details on the rationale behind Brazil's limit on ethanol imports. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Senators ask Trump to dismiss RFS waiver cap, request meeting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn March 15, Sens. John Thune, R-S.D.; Deb Fischer, R-Neb.; Roy Blunt, R-Mo.; Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, sent a letter to President Donald Trump opposing proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE

22 hours ago

2018 International FEW releases technical sessions agenda

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe 2018 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo has released its highly anticipated agenda featuring more than 150 speakers and four comprehensive tracks. The event will be held June 11-13 in Omaha, Nebraska. READ MORE

22 hours ago

RFA, Paul Jr. Designs develop custom ethanol-powered motorcycle

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, BusinessThe Renewable Fuels Association has joined forces with Paul Jr. Designs to conceive of and fabricate a signature motorcycle that thrusts American-made fuel ethanol into the spotlight. The bike will be featured on the new series of American Chopper. READ MORE

23 hours ago

In Depth: Cleanliness is Quality

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: Ignoring proper bin maintenance, such as cleaning and full material removal, reduces storage capacity and product quality. READ MORE

March 19, 2018

Opinion: Regulatory Fixes Will Open the Market to Ethanol Quickly

BY Adam Gustafson Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE APRIL ISSUE: Adam Gustafson, attorney with Boyden Gray and Associates, explains how EPA could easily remedy issues with RINs. READ MORE

March 16, 2018

UNICA: Domestic sales of hydrous ethanol up in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced domestic sales of hydrous ethanol remained high in February, up nearly 38 percent when compared to the volume sold during the same period of last year. READ MORE

March 16, 2018

Better solvents improve production of biofuels, bioproducts

BY University of Wisconsin-Madison Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessResearchers have found a new way to measure and analyze how a solvent alters the stability of two different points of a chemical reaction, the initial state and the transition state. The findings could help improve biofuel production. READ MORE

March 15, 2018

Governors ask Trump to reject proposals that would weaken the RFS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyOn March 15, a group of five Midwestern governors send a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to reject proposals designed to weaken the Renewable Fuel Standard, specifically those recently proposed by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. READ MORE