Operations

23 hours ago

In Depth: Sukup: Steel, Bolts and Relentless Innovation

BY Matt ThompsonFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessFor the largest family-owned and operated grain bin manufacturer in the world, success is measured through customer and dealer satisfaction. That responsiveness, coupled with ingenuity, has earned the company a reputation for innovation and safety. READ MORE

23 hours ago

In Depth: Tried and True, But New

BY Kyle FlynnFound In:Operations, Markets, CoproductsElectrostatics, used for decades in other industries, show promise in high-protein feed production at ethanol plants. The technology could be useful at a time when the industry faces unprecedented challenges and needs new sources of revenue. READ MORE

July 09, 2020

CropEnergies: Q1 financial performance better than expected

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies released first quarter financial results on July 8, reporting reduced revenues, EBITDA and net income. The company, however, said impacts from COVID-19 were less severe than initially expected. READ MORE

July 09, 2020

UNICA: Ethanol sales down during first half of June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced that ethanol sales by mills in the south-central region of the country were down during the first half of June. Corn ethanol production, however, continued to grow. READ MORE

July 07, 2020

EIA increases forecasts for 2020, 2021 ethanol production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration increased its forecasts for 2020 and 2021 ethanol production in its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, which was released July 7. Forecasts for ethanol consumption were also revised up. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

RFA: New video spotlights ethanol’s important coproducts

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessA new video from the Renewable Fuels Association and Kansas Corn provides a clear introduction to other important products that come from ethanol production, including distillers grains, distillers oil, and captured carbon dioxide. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Harvestone adds 4 more plants to its platform

BY Harvestone Group Found In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyHarvestone Group has added four plants owned by Glacial Lakes Energy to its marketing, logistics and trading platform. The four plants represent 360 MMgy of production capacity. Harvestone's platform now handles more than 850 MMgy of production. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

EIA: Ethanol production up 1%, weekly ending stocks fall by 4%

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. ethanol production was up approximately 1 percent the week ending June 26, while weekly ending stocks of fuel ethanol fell by more than 4 percent, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on July 1. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

EPA issues guidance for ethanol plants producing hand sanitizer

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA on June 27 posted a document to its guidance portal that explains how fuel ethanol plants that are producing hand sanitizer to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic can do so without invalidating an existing efficient producer pathway. READ MORE