Operations

May 19, 2022

CropEnergies reports record revenues for 2021-’22 fiscal year

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies released financial results for the fiscal year ended Feb. 28 on May 18, reporting record revenues and a significant increase in operating profits. A sharp increase in ethanol prices helped drive those results. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

UNICA: Ethanol production begins to ramp up in late April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has reported that more mills began to process sugarcane and produce ethanol during the second half of April. Ethanol production and sales were down when compared to the same period of 2021. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

EIA: Ethanol production flat, stocks down 1 percent

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessU.S. fuel ethanol production for the week ending May 13 was flat when compared to the prior week, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on May 18. Ethanol stocks were down more than 1 percent. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Green Plains announces aquafeed partnership with Riverence

BY Green Plains Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessGreen Plains Inc. on May 18 announced a partnership with the Riverence Group to form a joint venture to expand aquafeed production in Idaho. The venture will produce trout and salmon feeds for the Riverence Group. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Skor, Becker, Rastetter to headline 2022 FEW in Minneapolis

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, Policy, RetailerGrowth Energy's Emily Skor, Green Plains' Todd Becker and Summit Agricultural Group's Bruce Rastetter will deliver keynote addresses at the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place June 13-15, 2022, in Minneapolis. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

BioUrja works to prioritize employee safety following May 11 fire

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, BusinessBioUrja's 135 MMgy ethanol plant in Peoria, Illinois, was temporarily idled on May 11 following a fire that damaged some grain storage infrastructure. No serious injuries were reported and the plant is expected to resume operations within weeks. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

In Depth: An Innovative Approach to CIP In Fuel Ethanol Plants

BY David Fowlie, Jim Ekenstedt and Kaitlyn DenHouten Found In:OperationsPhibroTCP™ (Total Cleaning Program) is a turnkey solution that utilizes deposit-prevention technologies tailored to reduce the rate and degree of foulant formation to keep plants running more efficiently between cleaning events. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Aemetis reports progress with biogas, SAF projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. released Q1 2022 financial results on May 12, confirming that the company’s corn ethanol plant in Keyes, California, is operating at near capacity and discussing progress with the company’s RNG, SAF, renewable diesel and CCS projects. READ MORE

May 12, 2022

Raizen announces plans for 2 new cellulosic ethanol projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Cellulosic, BusinessBrazil-based energy company Raizen announced on May 11 that its board has approved plans to invest R$2 billion ($389.8 million) in the development of two cellulosic ethanol plants that will be located in São Paul. READ MORE