18 hours ago

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

18 hours ago

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

September 18, 2018

Green Plains idles plant, responds to market conditions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessFollowing news reports that Green Plains Inc. is idling two Iowa ethanol plants, the company has confirmed that its Superior, Iowa, plant has temporarily ceased production but stressed that it flexes production at its facilities on a regular basis. READ MORE

September 18, 2018

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to Install Whitefox ICE

BY Whitefox Technologies Ltd. Found In:Operations, BusinessSouthwest Iowa Renewable Energy LLC and Whitefox Technologies have reached an agreement to install a Whitefox ICE advanced membrane dehydration system at the SIRE plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa. READ MORE

September 18, 2018

USGC outreach encourages Mexican customer to reexamine US DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Coproducts, BusinessReversing an overseas buyer’s single bad experience can be a challenge, but not an insurmountable one for the USGC. A recent trade team representing the Mexican company Granjas Carroll exposed key decision-makers to improvements in U.S DDGS. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Summertime restrictions on E15 end Sept. 16

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe summertime restriction of E15 sales lifted on Sept. 16, allowing customers across the nation to once again access the fuel blend. Representatives of the ethanol industry are working to ensure barriers to year-round sales will be lifted soon. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Flint Hills, FQPT start up MSC protein system at Nebraska plant

BY Fluid Quip Process Technologies Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessFluid Quip Process Technologies has announced the commissioning of the FQPT Maximized Stillage Co-Products system at the Flint Hills Resources Fairmont, Nebraska, facility. The MSC technology produces high-value protein animal feed. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Ergon BioFuels plans to close ethanol plant

BY Ergon Inc. Found In:Operations, BusinessErgon BioFuels LLC, a subsidiary of Ergon Inc., has announced plans to close its ethanol plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December 2018. The 26.5 MMgy plant was constructed in 2007. READ MORE

September 14, 2018

STB: Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee to meet Oct. 4

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe Surface Transportation Board has announced the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meet Oct. 4 in Washington, D.C. The committee addresses issues related to the rail transportation of energy resources, including ethanol. READ MORE