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January 14, 2019

CropEnergies reports reduced revenues, earnings for Q3

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies AG recently released financial results for the first nine months of its fiscal year, reporting reduced revenues and earnings when compared to the same period of the previous fiscal year. READ MORE

January 11, 2019

USGC: Peru poultry producer resumes purchases of US DDGS

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessA decade since its last purchase of U.S. DDGS, the largest poultry producer in Peru imported U.S. DDGS again following direct engagement by U.S. Grains Council staff in the Western Hemisphere. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

USGC: Potential for growing ethanol markets in Nigeria, Ghana

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council recently conducted a market assessment mission to Nigeria and Ghana gauging the potential for U.S. ethanol exports to these countries. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

Global Bioenergies welcomes increased biofuel mandates in France

BY Global Bioenergies Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyGlobal Bioenergies welcomes the French deputies' vote for the country's 2019 finance bill, which stipulates an increase in the minimum amount of biofuels to be incorporated into motor vehicle fuel. The minimum will reach 8.2 percent in 2020. READ MORE

January 07, 2019

Ethanol industry confident in E15 timeline despite shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerThe partial government shutdown has now entered its third week. Although much of the U.S. EPA’s staff has been furloughed, many in the ethanol industry are hopeful the agency will be able to complete its E15 rulemaking by the June 1 deadline. READ MORE

January 07, 2019

USGC supports Bolivia’s plan to establish E10 mandate

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe USGC is supporting Bolivia with technical expertise to promote a consistent biofuel policy with a role of trade that will both increase local gross domestic product and become a potential export opportunity for the U.S. ethanol market. READ MORE

January 04, 2019

Marathon reportedly considers offering E15

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, RetailerLate last year, it was reported that Marathon Petroleum Corp. was considering selling E15 at some of its retail locations. While the company has failed to confirm that news, those in the ethanol industry say the reports—if true—could be a good sign. READ MORE

January 04, 2019

UNICA: Increased production, sales of ethanol continue

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that a significant number of sugarcane processing mills have closed for the season. Increased sales and production of ethanol, however, continued in early December. READ MORE

January 03, 2019

UK consumption of ethanol, biodiesel up during Q3

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessThe U.K. government recently released new quarterly energy statistics showing that the consumption of biofuels, including both ethanol and biodiesel, increased significantly during the third quarter of 2018. READ MORE

January 02, 2019

Bosselman Enterprises introduces Boss Fuel brand

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, RetailerBosselman Enterprises has launched Boss Fuel, its own brand of gasoline, which is available at some of its Pump & Pantry locations in Nebraska. To date, the rebranding effort has been launched at 21 of the company's 45 Pump & Pantry stores. READ MORE

December 31, 2018

USGC supports the adoption of E10 mandate in Ontario

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyIn December 2017, Ontario announced it would consider doubling the current 5 percent ethanol mandate to a 10 percent ethanol mandate to meet its Climate Action Plan Goals of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. READ MORE

December 27, 2018

Opinion: Recognizing Today’s Reality to Shape a Better Tomorrow

BY Brian Jennings Found In:Markets, Business, Policy, RetailerFROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Increasing demand for ethanol, RFS reset and promoting exports among ACE's 2019 priorities. READ MORE

December 26, 2018

Opinion: Europe’s Next Biofuels Move

BY Emmanuel Desplechin Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Promoting European ethanol key to Europe's long-term environmental goals. READ MORE

December 26, 2018

In Depth: Ethanol's Impact

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyFROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Iowa’s status as the largest ethanol-producing state means its ethanol economy affects the entire industry. READ MORE

December 21, 2018

Opinion: Driving Opportunities to Expand the Market

BY Emily Skor Found In:Markets, PolicyFROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Growth Energy continues focus on growing markets for ethanol. READ MORE

December 20, 2018

Trump signs 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerOn Dec. 20, President Trump signed the $867 billion 2018 Farm Bill into law. The bill, titled the Agricultural Improvement Act, or H.R. 2, reauthorizes several Energy Title programs, including REAP and BCAP. READ MORE

December 20, 2018

ABC: Canada’s Clean Fuel Standard takes step forward

BY Advanced Biofuels Canada Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, PolicyIn a significant development for the clean fuels sector, Environment and Climate Change Canada has released the Regulatory Design Paper reflecting a year of intensive consultation on the national Clean Fuel Standard. READ MORE

December 20, 2018

Minnesota marks more alternative fuel milestones in 2018

BY American Lung Association in Minnesota Found In:Markets, Business, Retailer This year, Minnesota became the first state in the country to have more than 400 public and private E85 stations. In 2018, 46 new E85 stations opened throughout Minnesota, bringing the total number of public and private stations to 411. READ MORE

December 20, 2018

Opinion: Welcome, 2019

BY Lisa GibsonFound In:Operations, Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessFROM THE JANUARY ISSUE: Editor Lisa Gibson previews the magazine, including feature articles about Iowa's importance to ethanol, an update on two corn kernel fiber-to-ethanol plants, a look at plant safety and security, and more. READ MORE

December 19, 2018

UNICA: Increased ethanol production, sales continue in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production by mills in the country’s south-central region was up during the second half of November despite a drop in the volume of sugarcane that was processed. READ MORE

December 18, 2018

Report: First ETBE made with US ethanol could reach Japan in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyJapan is expected to import 890 million liters (235.11 million gallons) of fuel ethanol this year, mostly in the form of ETBE, according to an annual biofuels report recently filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network. READ MORE

December 13, 2018

EIA maintains 2018, 2019 ethanol production forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the December edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, maintaining its November forecasts for 2018 and 2019 ethanol production, but making slight changes to quarterly production forecasts. READ MORE

December 13, 2018

DDGS, grains sales top $400M at 2018 Export Exchange

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe grain buyers from 35 countries who attended this year’s Export Exchange conference in Minneapolis have since reported buying an estimated $403 million worth of coarse grains and coproducts, including DDGS and feed grains. READ MORE

December 12, 2018

House passes 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe U.S. House of Representatives passed the $867 billion 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 369 to 47 on Dec. 12. The legislation will now be sent to President Trump’s desk. Trump is expected to sign the bill. READ MORE

December 12, 2018

Agenda released for 2019 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBiomass Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 12th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place March 18-20, 2019 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia. READ MORE

December 11, 2018

Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerOn Dec. 11, the Senate voted 87 to 13 to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. The vote came one day after House and Senate ag committee leaders released the text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report. The bill will now be considered by the House. READ MORE

December 11, 2018

WASDE reduces 2018-’19 forecast for corn use in ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA has reduced its forecast for 2018-’19 corn use in ethanol in the December edition of its World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report. The report also predicts reduced corn imports and larger ending stocks. READ MORE

December 10, 2018

Report: Biofuels, bioproducts required to meet GHG goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyA report released by the Biofuture Platform states that the world’s greenhouse gas reduction goals cannot be met without greater use of biofuels and bioproducts. The report also describes several barriers impeding future progress in the sector. READ MORE

December 07, 2018

UNICA: Increased sales of hydrous ethanol continue into November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol sales by production units in the south-central region of the country were up during the first half of November. The volume of sugarcane milled, however, was down. READ MORE

December 07, 2018

USGC helps capture US DDGS potential in Cambodia

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessGrowing demand for meat in Cambodia has spurred a commensurate increase in imports of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), corn gluten feed and meal and the first major U.S. corn purchase in recent history. READ MORE