Policy

March 24, 2017

Opinion: LCFS to Drive New Advanced Biofuel Demand

BY Leticia Phillips Found In:PolicyUNICA spokesperson Phillips describes advanced biofuels' role in the updated California Low Carbon Fuel Standard in this Global Scene column from the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine. READ MORE

March 23, 2017

Opinion: UAI Coalition Challenges Clean Air Act Interpretation

BY Dave VanderGriend Found In:PolicyThe Urban Air Initiative's Clearing the Air column in the April print issue of Ethanol Producer Magazine takes issue with how the U.S. EPA interprets its authority in the Clean Air Act. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

Ethanol shines in Nebraska agriculture

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Business, PolicyNebraska ethanol board calls ethanol a bright spot in a bleak agriculture forecast, with new investments being made in several Nebraska ethanol plants. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

GRFA: IRENA report highlights key role for transport biofuels

BY Global Renewable Fuels Alliance Found In:PolicyIRENA report done for current G20 president notes the transport sector has lowest share of renewables today, but contributes a disproportionate share of CO2 emissions. GRFA calls for increased use of biofuels in global transport. READ MORE

March 22, 2017

ACE members visit DC to meet with lawmakers about ethanol

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol and over 70 of its members descended on the nation's capitol in late March for the organization’s 9th annual fly-in. The Renewable Fuels Standard and Reid vapor pressure relief topped their priority list. READ MORE

March 16, 2017

Economists: Octane premium offsets ethanol energy penalty

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, PolicyMuch of the analysis of the cost of ethanol relative to CBOB has ignored the potential benefit of the biofuel's octane-enhancing qualities. Looking at ethanol's energy penalty alone is misleading, say University of Illinois economists Irwin and Good. READ MORE

March 16, 2017

ASTM calls new 100 octane fuel spec groundbreaking

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, PolicyASTM develops new standard for 100 octane fuel in record time. The specs open the way for engine designs that utilize higher ethanol blends to achieve more power, more efficiently. READ MORE

March 15, 2017

Conference to examine low-carbon shortage, sustainability

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Business, PolicyOne-day conference in San Francisco to look at low-carbon fuels on the West Coast, international trade requirements and the need for secure sustainability certification for low-carbon fuels trading. READ MORE

March 10, 2017

US ethanol exports on record pace after strong 2016

BY EPM Staff Found In:Markets, Business, PolicyU.S. net exports of ethanol reached 838 million gallons, the second highest level ever, exceeded only in 2011. Shipments exceeded 1 billion gallons and imports totaled 215 million gallons. 2017 exports could set a record, projected at 1.46 billion. READ MORE