Feedstocks

December 12, 2017

EPA approves several efficient producer pathways

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has approved efficient producer pathways from several U.S. ethanol plants. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

Green Plains to use Enogen corn from Syngenta

BY Syngenta Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessSyngenta has partnered with Green Plains Inc. to expand its use of Enogen corn enzyme technology across its 1.5 billion gallon production platform. Enogen corn contains alpha amylase enzyme and helps reduce viscosity of the corn mash. READ MORE

December 01, 2017

UNICA: Ethanol production, sales up during first half of November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released production data for the first half of November, reporting more than 57 percent of the sugarcane processed went to ethanol production. READ MORE

November 30, 2017

BETO launches new Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has established the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium, a research and development consortium focused on biomass supply, preprocessing, and conversion technologies. READ MORE

November 30, 2017

EPA finalizes 2018 RFS RVOs, 2019 RVO for biomass-based diesel

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has finalized the 2018 RFS RVO at 19.29 billion gallons of renewable fuel, including 288 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel, 2.1 billion gallons of biomass-based diesel, and 4.29 billion gallons of advanced biofuel. READ MORE

November 29, 2017

Deadline to submit IBCE presentations ideas set for Dec. 1

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe deadline for submitting speaker abstracts for the 11th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo is end of day Dec. 1. The event is set to take place April 16-18 at the Cobb Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

In Depth: Extract or Enrich

BY Susanne Retka Schill Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFROM THE DECEMBER ISSUE: Corn oil maximization seems an obvious goal, but some DDGS feed markets prefer a higher oil content for better energy value. READ MORE

November 16, 2017

UNICA: Ethanol sales, production increase in late October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sales of hydrous ethanol continued to increase during the final half of October, reaching a near record high of 839.63 million liters domestically. READ MORE

November 13, 2017

RFA: Record corn yield underscores RFS success

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe November World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report raised the average corn yield estimate by 3.6 bushels per acre and would best the previous record of 174.6 bushels per acre set in 2016. READ MORE