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CHP: Obstacles and Opportunities

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:51
FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE: Generating heat and power on-site saves money and lowers carbon intensity, but has barriers to success.

Business Briefs

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:37
FROM THE FEBRUARY ISSUE: Green Plains to use Enogen corn; RICanada launches new campaign; and United Ethanol will employ the Whitefox membrane system.

USGC sees growth potential for US grain exports to Myanmar

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:45
The U.S. Grains Council recently assessed the growth potential for Myanmar’s animal and feed manufacturing sectors, and has shown how that growth could translate to increased feed grain exports, including distillers dried grains with solubles.

Alkol BioTech to supply cane feedstock to BRD

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:36
Bio Refinery Development BV has signed a letter of intent with Alkol Biotech for the supply of up to 500,000 tons of EUnergyCane annually for use in a proposed biorefinery. EUnergyCane is a naturally occurring cold-resistant variety of sugarcane.

RFA adds 4 associate members

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:35
The Renewable Fuels Association has announced four new associate members have joined in recent weeks. The new members are NALCO Water, Whitefox Technologies, Renewable Fuels Nebraska, and K Coe Isom.

Kwik Trip recognized with ethanol marketing award in Iowa

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:55
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has announced Kwik Trip Inc. and the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott as winners of the 2018 Secretary’s Ethanol and Biodiesel Marketing Awards. Kwik Trip currently sells E15 at 25 locations within the state.

Evogene: Positive results in corn bio-stimulant field trials

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:49
Evogene Ltd. recently announced highly promising second-year field trial results for its bio-stimulant microbial seed treatments for the improvement of corn yield, which are under exclusive license to DuPont Pioneer.

USDA raises estimate for corn production in January WASDE

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:17
The USDA has released its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report for January, reporting larger corn production, increased food, seed and industrial use, lower estimates for feed and residual use, and reporting greater stocks.

USDA awards Attis $3 million grant for lignin technology

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:14
Meridian Waste Solutions Inc. has announced the USDA awarded its subsidiary, Attis Innovations, a $3 million grant to support the commercialization of patented and patent-pending lignin conversion and refining technologies.

CropEnergies reports increased revenues, production volumes

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:25
European ethanol producer CropEnergies has announced its revenues for the first three quarters of the 2017-’18 financial year increased by 20 percent. The increase is primarily attributed to higher production volumes.

IRFA elects officers, executive committee for 2018

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:22
The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently elected its board of directors, officers, and executive committee for 2018. Eamonn Byrne of Lakeview Plymouth Energy has been selected to serve a second term as president.

ADM partners with PNNL to produce biobased propylene glycol

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:20
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced an Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy success story where Archer Daniels Midland partnered with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to become a leading producer of biobased propylene glycol.

EIA predicts increased ethanol consumption in 2018, 2019

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:14
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the January edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that ethanol production in 2018 and 2019 will be maintained at the 2017 level.

Dürr joins the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:11
Dürr Systems Inc. has become the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association's latest vendor member. The company provides environmental and energy-solutions, including a single rotary valve regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) system.

Researchers make grasses more digestible

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:08
An international team of researchers has uncovered a way to make grasses more digestible. The achievement promises improved feed for ruminants and better biomass for biofuel production, with economic and environmental benefits for both.