March 23, 2017

EPA: 1.16 billion D6 RINS generated in February

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, CellulosicD6 RINs generation for ethanol and other fuels in the general renewable category were down slightly in February from the previous month. Cellulosic ethanol RINS for January and February totaled 357,000. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Maryland grain producers promote E15 across Mid-Atlantic

BY Maryland Grain producers Utilization Board Found In:Markets, BusinessMaryland Grain Producers Utilization Board launches four-month campaign to launch 'Choice at the Pump' as E15 and E85 are introduced to the region's drivers. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Opinion: CARB Proposes LCFS Verification Program

BY John Sens Found In:Markets, BusinessEthanol producers need to watch developments in the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard as the rules are updated. This Business Matters column appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

ACE members visit DC to meet with lawmakers about ethanol

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol and over 70 of its members descended on the nation's capitol in late March for the organization’s 9th annual fly-in. The Renewable Fuels Standard and Reid vapor pressure relief topped their priority list. READ MORE

March 21, 2017

January corn crush up 7 points; total for 2016 up just 1

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:MarketsMonthly grain crush report shows 476 million bushels of corn crushed for fuel ethanol in January, up 7 percent from January 2016. DDGS production up 9 percent. Annual summary shows modest growth. READ MORE

March 21, 2017

In Depth: Managing Margin, Risk, Financial Transparency in the Ethanol Industry

BY Steve Rosvold Found In:Markets, BusinessAn outline of best-in-class elements for risk management policies and systems by a contributing writer with KRM Business Solutions. This article appears in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

March 20, 2017

AgMRC looks at ethanol production, gross margin, projections

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:MarketsU.S. ethanol production increases an average of 470 million gallons a year. February gross margin, generally the lowest of the year, falls between last two years in analysis of Iowa-based prices. READ MORE

March 16, 2017

Economists: Octane premium offsets ethanol energy penalty

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, PolicyMuch of the analysis of the cost of ethanol relative to CBOB has ignored the potential benefit of the biofuel's octane-enhancing qualities. Looking at ethanol's energy penalty alone is misleading, say University of Illinois economists Irwin and Good. READ MORE

March 16, 2017

ASTM calls new 100 octane fuel spec groundbreaking

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, PolicyASTM develops new standard for 100 octane fuel in record time. The specs open the way for engine designs that utilize higher ethanol blends to achieve more power, more efficiently. READ MORE