55 minutes ago

EIA: US biofuel capacity up in September, feedstock use down

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, BusinessOperable biofuels production capacity in the U.S. expanded by 32 MMgy in September to 20.766 billion gallons per year, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 30. Feedstock consumption was down for the month. READ MORE

56 minutes ago

H2O Innovation completes retrofit at Iowa ethanol plant

BY H2O Innovation Inc. Found In:Operations, BusinessH2O Innovation Inc. recently completed a plant retrofit for an ethanol client located in Iowa. The company was awarded the contract for membrane replacement of the client’s existing microfiltration (MF) system. READ MORE

November 29, 2021

Green Plains breaks ground on protein technology at Obion plant

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. on Nov. 23 announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green Plains Obion LLC has broken ground on the construction of Fluid Quip Technologies’ MSC system. Obion is the fifth Green Plains location to install the MSC technology. READ MORE

November 24, 2021

EIA: Ethanol production up 2%, stocks up slightly

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production was up nearly 2 percent the week ending Nov. 19, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 24. Fuel ethanol stocks were up slightly. READ MORE

November 23, 2021

USDA amends scoring provisions for REAP applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyUSDA Rural Development on Nov. 22 issued a notice announcing amended scoring provisions for the Rural Energy for America Program. Applications will now receive priority points for advancing key priorities under the Biden-Harris administration. READ MORE

November 23, 2021

Green Plains launches 2 monarch fueling station projects

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. has announced plans to establish Monarch Fueling Stations on-site at its plants in Shenandoah and Superior, Iowa. The site in Shenandoah is 1.75 acres and seeding is expected to take place in the spring of 2022. READ MORE

November 22, 2021

EPA: Nearly 1.7 billion RINs generated in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessThe U.S. EPA has released updated renewable identification number (RIN) data, reporting that nearly 1.7 billion RINs were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in October, up from 1.56 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

November 22, 2021

FS announces construction of third corn ethanol plant in Brazil

BY FS Found In:Operations, Markets, BusinessFS has announced its expansion in Mato Grosso and the construction of its third corn ethanol plant, located in Primavera do Leste, Mato Grosso, Brazil. The 150 MMgy facilty is scheduled to begin commissioning in 2023. READ MORE

November 18, 2021

UNICA: Ethanol production, sales down in late October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has reported that sugarcane processing, ethanol production and ethanol sales by mills in the south-central region of the country were all down during the second half of October. READ MORE