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November 12, 2019

USDA: U.S. ethanol exports top 100 million gallons in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, CoproductsThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service released September export data on Nov. 5 reporting the U.S. exported 100.31 million gallons of ethanol and 1.05 million tons of distillers grains during the month. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

Growth Energy participates in USDA trade mission to West Africa

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, BusinessGrowth Energy Senior Vice President of Global Markets Craig Willis and representatives of ADM, Green Plains and Marquis Energy recently participated in a USDA trade mission to West Africa, led by USDA Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky. READ MORE

November 11, 2019

Nebraska Ethanol Board offers retailer training for E15

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerTo help fuel retailers learn more about the ease of selling E15, the Board is hosting a free E15 Workshop, including a keynote from Growth Energy’s Sara Brenden. The workshop will take place on Nov. 13 in Norfolk, Nebraska. READ MORE

November 08, 2019

Some states looking to end prohibition of E15

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Policy, RetailerCalifornia and New York, two of the largest markets in the U.S. that don't currently allow the sale of E15, are exploring options of allowing retailers to sell the fuel. READ MORE

November 07, 2019

Agenda released for 2020 International Biomass Conference & Expo

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerBiomass Magazine announced this week the agenda for the 13th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place February 3-5, 2020 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. READ MORE

November 06, 2019

Growth Energy official speaks at World Energy and Biofuels Event

BY Growth Energy Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyAt the World Ethanol and Biofuels Event in Brussels, Growth Energy Senior Vice President of Global Markets Craig Willis shared his insight into the global markets landscape and provide an update on U.S. efforts to promote higher ethanol blends. READ MORE

November 06, 2019

OPINION: A growing Mexican market for ethanol

BY Cassie Mullen, director of market development at the Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerThe push to broadly adopt E10 in Mexico is facing many of the same myths and scare tactics that we experienced two decades ago in the United States as E10 began its rapid emergence, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. READ MORE

November 01, 2019

UNICA: Ethanol production for the current season up 6% so far

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, FeedstocksUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently announced ethanol production for the current season is up nearly 6 percent when compared to last year. Domestic sales of hydrous ethanol are up more than 15 percent. READ MORE

October 31, 2019

Ethanol producers need to reduce their CI score—and quickly

BY Natasha Beilstein and Lei Zhu, EcoEngineers Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyAs the value of the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard credit lingers around $200 per credit and the Renewable Fuel Standard RIN prices are ever-reducing, the importance of carbon intensity (CI) is more relevant than ever before. READ MORE

October 31, 2019

USGC: Taiwan feed industry buys corn, DDGS after Export Exchange

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Cellulosic, BusinessUsing Market Access funds, the USGC hosted a six-member team of Taiwan feed industry buyers to North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota during Export Exchange in October 2018. That trip led to corn and DDGS purchases. READ MORE

October 30, 2019

EIA: SREs reduced renewable fuel blending requirements in 2018

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe 31 Renewable Fuel Standard SREs approved by the U.S. EPA on Aug. 9 for compliance year 2018 effectively eliminated 7.4 percent of the total RFS renewable fuel mandate for last year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. READ MORE

October 29, 2019

ACE shares technical ethanol information with retailers in Mexico

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, RetailerAmerican Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty recently returned to Mexico to speak at the first technical ethanol information forum to be held in Juárez, Mexico, near El Paso, Texas. READ MORE

October 23, 2019

Ethanol groups call Brazil’s ethanol TRQ a step backward

BY Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council, and Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyGrowth Energy, the USGC and the RFA expressed their disappointment with the news that the Brazilian government amended the recent Aug. 31st rule that raised the quota on U.S. ethanol imports under the tariff rate quota to 750 million liters per year. READ MORE

October 18, 2019

UNICA: Ethanol production up in second half of September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced ethanol production was up significantly during the second half of September. A new record was also set for the volume of ethanol produced per ton of processed raw material. READ MORE

October 17, 2019

USGC: Ethanol exports down in 2018-’19 marketing year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Grains Council has released final export numbers for the 2018-’19 marketing year. Ethanol exports saw a small drop while U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports remained relatively flat. READ MORE

October 16, 2019

USGC: DDGS trials expand sales in southeastern Mexico

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessFrom the tropics in Campeche to the jungles in Palenque to the mountains in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the U.S. Grains Council is helping build markets through demonstration trials for U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS). READ MORE

October 15, 2019

Greenfield Global takes steps to expand production

BY Greenfield Global Inc Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyGreenfield Global Inc. has welcomed Quebec's pre-publication of draft regulations to set biofuel requirements for gasoline and diesel fuel, which would require E10 by 2021 and E15 by 2025. Greenfield also said it is considering expansion projects. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

Opinion: Ontario: Canada’s Ethanol Powerhouse

BY Andrea Kent Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: Ontario leads the way in adopting E15 and meeting Canada's climate goals. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

USDA deputy secretary speaks at Global Ethanol Summit

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Business, PolicyStephen Censky, deputy secretary of the USDA, delivered a keynote address during the second day of the Global Ethanol Summit on Oct. 15 in Washington, D.C. His presentation focused on international collaboration. READ MORE

October 15, 2019

Global Ethanol Summit panel focuses on the economics of octane

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyDay two of the inaugural Global Ethanol Summit began with a panel discussion focused on the economic benefits of blending ethanol into gasoline. Panelists addressed ethanol's role as an octane booster in global fuel markets. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

Brazilian official: Flex fuel hybrid vehicles are the future

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyMiguel Ivan Lacerda Oliveira, director of biofuels for the Brazil Ministry of Mines and Energy, said during the Global Ethanol Summit in Washington, D.C., that the future of transportation is electric vehicles, but ethanol will still play a role. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

New biodiesel technology event launched, abstracts welcome

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerThe Biodiesel Production Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis June 15-17, 2020. Organized by BBI International and produced by Biodiesel Magazine, the event is a new forum for biomass-based diesel producers. Abstracts are being accepted. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

First Global Ethanol Summit begins in Washington, DC

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe first Global Ethanol Summit, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association, kicked off in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14 with presentations from USGC's Ryan LeGrand and Mike Dwyer. READ MORE

October 14, 2019

Opinion: No Giant Package Necessary

BY Ron Lamberty Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyFROM THE NOVEMBER ISSUE: Trump Administration's promised "giant package" is not a hand-out to the U.S. ethanol industry. READ MORE

October 11, 2019

USGC: Long-term engagement leads to DDGS sales in Ecuador

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe largest commercial feed producer in Ecuador imported 6,650 metric tons of U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) valued at $1.3 million in the first half of 2019 following an ongoing targeted marketing program by the USGC. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

EIA lowers forecasts for 2020 ethanol production, consumption

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessThe U.S. Energy Information Administration lowered its forecast for 2020 ethanol production in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Oct. 8. The forecast for 2019 ethanol production was maintained. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

UK government to implement ethanol tariff in no-deal Brexit

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.K. government announced Oct. 8 it will adjust tariffs on ethanol in the event of a no-deal Brexit in order to retain support for U.K. ethanol producers, noting the “supply of [ethanol] is important to critical national infrastructure.” READ MORE

October 08, 2019

UK liquid biofuel consumption up in Q2

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.K. government has announced liquid biofuels consumption reached 599 million liters (158.24 million gallons) during the second quarter of 2019, up 30 percent when compared to the same period of the previous year. READ MORE

October 07, 2019

USDA: US ethanol exports reach 122.52 million gallons in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA Foreign Agricultural Service released August export data on Oct. 4, reporting that the U.S. exported 122.52 million gallons of ethanol and 1.12 million tons of distillers grains during the month. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

UNICA: Hydrous ethanol sales down in first half of September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, recently released ethanol production and sales data for the first half of September. Ethanol production reached 2.37 billion liters (626.09 million gallons), with sales at 1.3 billion gallons. READ MORE