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Concerns Green Fuel is being overpaid for its ethanol

Concerns Green Fuel is being overpaid for its ethanol

January 23, 2018 |

In Zimbabwe, local newspaper News Day reports that questions abound as to why ethanol from Green Fuel costs 99 cents per liter while Triangle’s ethanol costs 88 cents per liter, both much higher than Brazilian ethanol that can be imported basis FOB between 60 and 65 cents per liter. The government sets the price paid […]

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Superior Court judge sends Delaware ethanol transshipping hub permit back to board

Superior Court judge sends Delaware ethanol transshipping hub permit back to board

January 23, 2018 |

In Delaware, a Superior Court judge has ruled the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board must go back and review whether the permit granted for Delaware City Refinery’s proposed ethanol transshipping hub should be overturned under appeal. Delaware Audubon and League of Women Voters of Delaware tried to appeal the project’s permit, saying the project flies […]

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Ethanol truck crash sparks fire at Canadian Pacific rail yard in BC

Ethanol truck crash sparks fire at Canadian Pacific rail yard in BC

January 23, 2018 |

In Canada, a tanker truck hauling an unknown quantity of ethanol slammed into a rail car parked in a Canadian Pacific rail yard in British Columbia Monday evening, sparking a fire that led to evacuations of nearby homes and businesses as well as forcing the closure of the nearby highway for several hours. No injuries […]

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Arbitrage window opens for US ethanol into Brazil despite tariff

Arbitrage window opens for US ethanol into Brazil despite tariff

January 22, 2018 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that just as the government is looking to drop its 20% import tax on ethanol in exchange for renewed access to the US market for its beef, the arbitrage window for US ethanol has opened again, even with the tariff still in place, thanks to increased prices domestically. As much as […]

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Ethanol production saved Zimbabwe $26.5 million in forex

Ethanol production saved Zimbabwe $26.5 million in forex

January 22, 2018 |

In Zimbabwe, the local Financial Gazette newspaper reports that even though weather challenges prohibited the production and therefore blending of ethanol in 2017 as planned, the country still cut its fossil fuel import bill by about 2.65% at $26.5 million. The country imports more than $1 billion of fossil fuels annually. Green Field’s ethanol production […]

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Brazilian hydrous ethanol premium over sugar rises to four-year high

Brazilian hydrous ethanol premium over sugar rises to four-year high

January 22, 2018 |

In Brazil, Platts reports that hydrous ethanol prices continue to soar on lack of availability during the inter-harvest season, bringing the premium above raw sugar up along with it. The premium reached the highest seen in four years when Platts began tracking the premium. Last week saw the premium reach 4.5 cents per pound of […]

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Ethanol production up from last week

Ethanol production up from last week

January 21, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol production averaged 1.061 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.56 million gallons daily, according to government data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association. That is up 66,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production decreased to 1.045 million b/d for an annualized rate of 16.02 billion gallons. Stocks […]

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Malawi ethanol producers to invest $100 million to crush cane for feedstock

Malawi ethanol producers to invest $100 million to crush cane for feedstock

January 18, 2018 |

In Malawi, Presscane and Ethco plan to invest $100 million in two sugarcane crushing facilities to produce syrup for ethanol production at their existing facilities. The companies currently rely on an unsteady supply of molasses from Illovo Sugar that keeps their distilleries running far below 100% production capacity even though there is sufficient demand in […]

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Nigerian entrepreneur devises equipment to produce small-scale ethanol from cassava

Nigerian entrepreneur devises equipment to produce small-scale ethanol from cassava

January 17, 2018 |

In Nigeria, a local entrepreneur in Cross River State who is an instructor at a local technical school has developed a range of agricultural machinery the local community can use to improve agricultural processing, including equipment to produce ethanol from cassava. The equipment is produced from iron and steel. Cassava is grown across the country […]

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Brazil may drop ethanol import tariff in exchange for beef exports to the US

Brazil may drop ethanol import tariff in exchange for beef exports to the US

January 17, 2018 |

In Brazil, just months after implementing the controversial move, the government is already exploring whether it should drop its 20% import tariff on ethanol imports above 600 million liters per year. The decision, however, is tied to whether or not the US drops its ban on beef imports from Brazil following a safety inspection scandal […]

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