Operations

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 11, 2017

DOE makes second small-business research funding announcement

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Operations, BusinessA second round of funding has been announced for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovations Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs for 2018. READ MORE

December 08, 2017

FTC issues annual report on concentration of the ethanol market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe Federal Trade Commission has released its 2017 Report on Ethanol Market Concentration, finding that concentration is substantially unchanged from a year ago. The report also notes that ethanol capacity increased for the fourth consecutive year. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

US ethanol industry sets new production record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new production record the week ending Dec. 1, with production averaging 1.108 million barrels per day, according to data published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

EPA approves fuel pathway for Homeland Energy Solutions

BY Tim Albrecht Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer petition by Homeland Energy Solutions LLC for a fuel pathway at its production facility in Lawler, Iowa. The facility achieves a 26.1 percent GHG reduction when compared to baseline gasoline. READ MORE

December 06, 2017

First shipment of ethanol departs from Beaumont Terminal

BY Tim Albrecht Found In:Operations, BusinessJGP Energy Partners, a joint venture between Green Plains Inc. and Jefferson Energy Companies, loaded its first vessel with nearly 3 million gallons of ethanol destined for Brazil Dec. 4. The newly constructed terminal is located in Beaumont, Texas. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

MAAPW receives EPA approval to produce cellulosic ethanol

BY Edeniq Inc. Found In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessEdeniq Inc. recently announced that the U.S. EPA has approved Mid America Agri Products – Wheatland LLC’s registration to produce cellulosic ethanol at its ethanol production facility in Madrid, Nebraska, using Edeniq’s Pathway technology. READ MORE

December 01, 2017

EPA: 19.23 million cellulosic RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) data for October, announcing that nearly 1.68 billion RINs were generated during the month, including more than 19.23 million cellulosic RINs. 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