Business

September 21, 2018

UNICA: Sales of hydrous ethanol break bi-weekly record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sales of hydrous ethanol set a new bi-weekly record during the second half of August, reaching 1.05 billion liters (277.38 million gallons). READ MORE

September 21, 2018

USGC: South Korean trade team focuses on ethanol potential

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFuel ethanol would benefit South Korea’s economy and environment, but the nation currently lacks a national blend mandate. A September trade team, organized by the USGC, offered South Korean decision-makers information on ethanol's benefits. READ MORE

September 21, 2018

New method more than doubles sugar production from plants

BY EPFL Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessEPFL chemists have developed a method that can significantly increase the yield of sugars from plants, improving the production of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

EPA releases data on small refinery hardship waivers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released new data on small refinery hardship waivers confirming the agency has, to date, waived volumes equal to approximately 1.46 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) for 2017 and 790 million RINs for 2016. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

NAES selected to operate advanced ethanol plant in North Dakota

BY NAES Corp. Found In:BusinessNAES Corp. has been selected by BioMass Solution LLC to operate and maintain Red River Biorefinery in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The facility is designed to produce 16.5 MMgy of ethanol from sugar beet tailings, potato wastes an other byproducts. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

NCGA names Doggett as CEO

BY National Corn Growers Association Found In:BusinessThe National Corn Growers Association Corn Board recently named Jon Doggett as the organization’s new CEO Doggett is the fifth CEO in the organization’s 61-year history. The change is effective immediately. READ MORE

September 20, 2018

Enerkem commits to taking action on ocean plastics waste

BY Enerkem Inc. Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessEnerkem Inc. announced Sept. 20 at the G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministerial Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that it will be exploring opportunities to take action on ocean plastics waste and marine litter. READ MORE

September 19, 2018

Growth Energy, USGC, RFA express support for E10 in the UK

BY Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council Found In:Business, PolicyEarlier this week, Growth Energy, the U.S. Grains Council, and the Renewable Fuels Association jointly submitted comments to the United Kingdom's Department of Transport as it considers implementing a nationwide E10 ethanol blend. READ MORE

September 19, 2018

Bacteria used as cell factories could produce biofuels

BY University of Kent Found In:BusinessA new technique for manipulating small cell structures for use in a range of biotechnical applications, including the production of biofuels and vaccines, has been developed by a team of scientists led by the University of Kent. READ MORE