Operations

April 26, 2017

Redfield Energy celebrates 10 years in operation

BY Renewable Fuels Assoc. Found In:Operations, BusinessThe South Dakota ethanol producer marks its 10th year, having produces 545 million gallons of ethanol, 1.5 million tons of distillers grains and purchased more than 194 million bushels of corn at an average price of $4.47 per bushel. READ MORE

April 20, 2017

In Depth: FEW Technical Sessions Planner

BY Tim Portz and Tom Bryan Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyWith 30 panels—five at a time—at the world’s largest ethanol conference, attendees must pick their spots. This guide to FEW technical sessions appears in the May print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

In Depth: DCO Extraction Optimization Adapts to Changing Properties of Stillage

BY Jennifer Aurandt Found In:Operations, CoproductsUnderstanding of the variables impacting corn oil extraction is needed as the ethanol industry adopts new process technologies. This contribution appears in the May print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

April 19, 2017

In Depth: Evaluating Alternative Diversification Options

BY Rob Sauer Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessEthanol plants need to go beyond calculating return on investment to consider risks and net present value when considering diversification strategies. This contribution appears in the May print edition of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

April 12, 2017

RFA plans 4 ethanol safety seminars in South Dakota

BY Renewable Fuels Assoc. Found In:OperationsEthanol emergency response training sessions planned in South Dakota at Worthing, Redfield, Brookings and Watertown, during the last week of April. READ MORE

April 06, 2017

Military veterans make up nearly one-fifth of ethanol workforce

BY Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Operations, Business, PolicyAbout 19 percent of people working in ethanol are U.S. military veterans, compared to a national average of 7 percent across all sectors of the workforce. Per 100 workers, the ethanol industry employs twice as many veterans as the oil and gas sector. READ MORE

April 05, 2017

California ethanol plant to build biodiesel refinery on site

BY Ron Kotrba Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessPixley, California-based Calgren Renewable Fuels has received a notice of proposed award from the CEC to help fund construction of a supercritical biodiesel plant on site. The ethanol producer is working with technology company Jatrodiesel Inc. READ MORE

March 30, 2017

Opinion: Energy at Work

BY Tom BryanFound In:Operations, Business, PolicyEthanol Producer Magazine editor-in-chief outlines the lineup of stories in the April print edition of the ethanol industry trade journal, which are also available for online viewing. READ MORE

March 29, 2017

RFA, Transcaer to host 2nd ethanol safety webinar April 11

BY Renewable Fuels Assoc. Found In:Operations, BusinessWebinar focuses on training trainers, equipping them with information to help communities acquire the knowledge necessary to respond to any potential ethanol-related emergency. READ MORE