IRFA elects officers, executive committee for 2018

Ethanol Producer - 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

Ethanol Producer - 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

Ethanol Producer - 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

Ethanol Producer - 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

Ethanol Producer - 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.