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Growth Energy: American Ethanol partners with UTI

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:14
Growth Energy has announced a new partnership between its American Ethanol program and Universal Technical Institute, the nation’s leading provider of technical training for automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

ACE returns to Mexico to address ethanol retail questions

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:12
American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty recently traveled to Mexico to speak at a meeting of Mexican petroleum equipment installers and retailers in Monterrey about switching over a station to offer E10 for the first time.

Hatching Higher Protein

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:31
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Technologies for feed coproducts are evolving, pumping out high-protein ingredient alternatives. Experts assure the market is ripe.

Ace Ethanol to install D3MAX technology

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:27
D3MAX LLC and Ace Ethanol LLC announced April 24 that Ace Ethanol will be the first ethanol plant to integrate the patented D3MAX technology with its existing corn dry mill. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.

UNICA: Ethanol production up nearly 2 percent in 2017-2018 season

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:03
UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has released final data for the 2017-2018 harvest, which ended March 31. The data shows ethanol production was up despite lower volumes of sugarcane processing.

Enhanced Oilfield Opportunities

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:28
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: The amended 45Q tax credit makes selling carbon dioxide for enhanced oil recovery a viable strategy for some ethanol plants. With an interconnected pipeline infrastructure, the opportunity grows.

EPA: Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutral

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:26
On April 23, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that in future regulatory actions biomass from managed forests will be treated as carbon neutral when used for energy production at stationary sources.

Research shows how genetics can improve 2G ethanol production

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:25
A recent study by researchers in Brazil focused on three fungi species that produce enzymes with application in biomass degradation. The scientists reveal how these substances are regulated and how they can interact synergically.

Ethanol is Embraced Beyond US Borders

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 07:49
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor focuses on worldwide ethanol demand and acceptance in this month's column.

The Defense Is in the Details

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:11
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Proactive training, knowledgeable operators and even new technologies can mitigate fire risk.

Canadian biofuels report: Ethanol at full capacity, imports up

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:03
Canada recently filed its 2017 annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Information Network, showing Canadian production is at full capacity and imports of ethanol rose in the past year.

Europe’s Renewables ‘Multipliers’ Only Subtract

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:47
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: ePure's Emmanuel Desplechin writes his column about Europe's renewables policies and the loopholes that reduce their impact.

EPA approves efficient producer pathway for Element

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:35
The U.S. EPA approved an efficient producer pathway petition from ICM Inc. and The Andersons Inc. for Element LLC in Colwich, Kansas.

Partners in Production

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:02
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: Chemical companies are developing technologies that would create new market opportunities for the ethanol industry.

Stay Vigilant

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:46
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: ACE's Brian Jennings discusses the importance of paying attention and remaining active in ethanol advocacy.

House committee passes 2018 Farm Bill

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:36
On April 18, the House Agriculture Committee passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill, officially titled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. The bill reauthorizes many bioenergy programs, but provides them with only discretionary funding.

STB schedules RETAC meeting for April 26

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:34
The Surface Transportation Board has announced it will hold a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee on April 26 in Washington, D.C. RETAC addresses issues related to the transportation of energy resources, including ethanol.

Advanced BioEnergy adds grain receiving, storage capacity

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:31
Advanced BioEnergy LLC announced April 9 it will build an initial 800,000 bushels of year-round corn storage and related grain receiving capabilities at its Aberdeen, South Dakota, ethanol plant. Additional expansions are planned for the future.

Veolia launches UK online marketplace for organic resources

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:30
Veolia is launching an online trading platform in the U.K. that makes it easier to sell and buy organic resources. The BioTrading website will be a sales and auction marketplace that connects buyers to the rest of the value chain.

FEW Technical Sessions Planner

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:38
FROM THE MAY ISSUE: The agenda for the world’s largest ethanol conference is, as always, jam-packed with relevant and intriguing panel discussions. Attendees will need to plan which concurrent tracks they’ll attend. Here’s the info.