Business

12 hours ago

UNICA: Ethanol production up nearly 2 percent in 2017-2018 season

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released final data for the 2017-2018 harvest, which ended March 31. The data shows ethanol production was up despite lower volumes of sugarcane processing. READ MORE

15 hours ago

In Depth: Enhanced Oilfield Opportunities

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyFROM THE MAY ISSUE: The amended 45Q tax credit makes selling carbon dioxide for enhanced oil recovery a viable strategy for some ethanol plants. With an interconnected pipeline infrastructure, the opportunity grows. READ MORE

15 hours ago

EPA: Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutral

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyOn April 23, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that in future regulatory actions biomass from managed forests will be treated as carbon neutral when used for energy production at stationary sources. READ MORE

15 hours ago

Research shows how genetics can improve 2G ethanol production

BY FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessA recent study by researchers in Brazil focused on three fungi species that produce enzymes with application in biomass degradation. The scientists reveal how these substances are regulated and how they can interact synergically. READ MORE

21 hours ago

Opinion: Ethanol is Embraced Beyond US Borders

BY Emily Skor Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor focuses on worldwide ethanol demand and acceptance in this month's column. READ MORE

April 20, 2018

In Depth: The Defense Is in the Details

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Proactive training, knowledgeable operators and even new technologies can mitigate fire risk. READ MORE

April 20, 2018

Opinion: Europe’s Renewables ‘Multipliers’ Only Subtract

BY Emmanuel Desplechin Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE MAY ISSUE: ePure's Emmanuel Desplechin writes his column about Europe's renewables policies and the loopholes that reduce their impact. READ MORE

April 19, 2018

In Depth: Partners in Production

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE MAY ISSUE: Chemical companies are developing technologies that would create new market opportunities for the ethanol industry. READ MORE

April 19, 2018

Opinion: Stay Vigilant

BY Brian Jennings Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE MAY ISSUE: ACE's Brian Jennings discusses the importance of paying attention and remaining active in ethanol advocacy. READ MORE