13 hours ago

Donnelly: Year-round sales of E15 would help lower gas prices

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyOn May 21, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to take steps to lower gas prices by allowing year-round sales of E15. READ MORE

14 hours ago

In Depth: Down to the Details

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyFROM THE JUNE ISSUE: EcoEngineers’ Director of Engineering Jim Ramm details Kernel Fiber Now, a service that helps producers navigate their options with corn kernel fiber-to-ethanol technologies, RINs and more. READ MORE

May 22, 2018

UNICA reports record production of hydrous ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently announced that mills in the south-central region of Brazil produced a record 1.3 billion liters (343.42 million gallons) of hydrous ethanol during the second half of April. READ MORE

May 22, 2018

UAI: EPA set to give oil another victory at ethanol’s expense

BY Urban Air Initiative Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyA proposed rule to make ethanol blends above 15 percent illegal in anything other than flex fuel vehicles (FFVs) is a potential death blow to the ethanol industry according to the Urban Air Initiative. READ MORE

May 22, 2018

South Dakota state fleet uses 2 million gallons of ethanol

BY South Dakota Bureau of Administration Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe South Dakota state vehicle fleet burned nearly 2 million gallons of ethanol-blended fuels in its flex-fuel vehicles during the last year, according to the South Dakota Bureau of Administration. READ MORE

May 21, 2018

Event highlights ethanol opportunities in Asia-Pacific region

BY U.S. Grains Council, Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIndustry and government officials from 17 countries in Asia and Oceania are meeting with members of the U.S. ethanol industry and U.S. officials in Minneapolis this week at the Ethanol Summit of the Asia Pacific. READ MORE

May 21, 2018

Ricketts cuts ribbon on new flex fuel pumps

BY Office of Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyOn May 21, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts celebrated Renewable Fuels Month during a ribbon cutting event at Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. At the event, Ricketts pumped gas for motorist, highlighting new flex fuel pumps. READ MORE

May 21, 2018

RFA: RenovaBio must accurately reflect imported ethanol pathways

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyBrazil’s RenovaBio program will likely require a significant increase in biofuels consumption. Therefore, the program must accurately reflect the carbon intensity for all ethanol pathways, including imports, according to the RFA. READ MORE

May 18, 2018

House votes down 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn May 18, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 198 to 213 to defeat the 2018 Farm Bill. One day prior to the vote, members of the House defeated a proposed amendment by a vote of 75 to 340 that would have repealed the Farm Bill’s Energy Title. READ MORE