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Iogen’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Brazil comes online

Iogen’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Brazil comes online

December 17, 2014 |

In Canada, Iogen and Raizen announced they have begun production of cellulosic ethanol on schedule at Raizen’s newly expanded Costa Pinto sugar cane mill in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Raizen broke ground on the $100 million “biomass-to-ethanol” expansion just over one year ago. The new facility will convert biomass such as sugar cane bagasse and […]

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Raizen, Iogen commence cellulosic ethanol production in Brazil

Raizen, Iogen commence cellulosic ethanol production in Brazil

December 17, 2014 |

1 billion liters by 2024, vows Raizen. Record speed on start-up. What’s the story on the ground? The Digest investigates. In Brazil, Iogen and Raízen announced they have begun production of cellulosic ethanol on schedule at Raízen`s newly expanded Costa Pinto sugar cane mill in Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil. Raízen broke ground on the $US100 […]

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South Bend ethanol plant negotiating corn oil extraction lease with city

South Bend ethanol plant negotiating corn oil extraction lease with city

December 16, 2014 |

In Indiana, the 100 million gallon ethanol plant in South Bend has come back online following Noble Americas buying the facility in mid-2013 and spending the last year upgrading the facility to come back online. The company has negotiated with the city that the city buy a $2 million corn extraction add-on to the plant […]

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Leadership shuffle supports Green Fuel’s plans for second ethanol plant

Leadership shuffle supports Green Fuel’s plans for second ethanol plant

December 16, 2014 |

In Zimbabwe, a shift in local leadership is opening the way for Green Fuels to develop its second ethanol plant, this time in Mwenezi. The former area leader was blocking the project, but the new leaders want to see the lowveld’s sugarcane plantations expand to help supply fuel towards the country’s blending mandate while also […]

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Biofuels Digest Index closes up 59.02 as ethanol equities jump

Biofuels Digest Index closes up 59.02 as ethanol equities jump

December 16, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, regained 0.63 percent to close at 59.02 as ethanol equities jumped.  For the day, Dyadic (DYAI) surged 8.42 percent to $1.03, while Aemetis (AMTX) rebounded 8.37 percent to $5.05. Among other equities, Shell (RDS-A) jumped 3.91 percent to $63.31. Overall, advances led declines 8 […]

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Minnesota ethanol plant pays fourth air pollution fine since 2009

Minnesota ethanol plant pays fourth air pollution fine since 2009

December 15, 2014 |

In Minnesota, Corn Plus ethanol plant in Winnebago has taken steps to more diligently inspect and maintain equipment that controls air pollutants, under an agreement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The company has also agreed to correct other violations at the plant and pay a $25,141 penalty. State inspections in 2012 and 2014, […]

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Indian government sets ethanol price high enough to support sugar mills

Indian government sets ethanol price high enough to support sugar mills

December 11, 2014 |

In India, the Cabinet Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has set the price oil marketing companies must pay to sugar mills for ethanol at 77 cents per liter, including taxes and transport, compared to just 46 cents that OMCs have been paying. The move will help support sugar mills to produce more ethanol and even […]

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New South Wales really only blending 3.1% ethanol instead of 6%

New South Wales really only blending 3.1% ethanol instead of 6%

December 11, 2014 |

In Australia, despite having a 6% ethanol blend in New South Wales, actual consumption is only about 3.1% because of market exceptions available to oil companies. Ethanol sales only hit 14.6 million liters in November rather than the 28.21 million liters that should have been sold if the mandate had been enforced. The state pledged […]

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Pannonia Ethanol to expand Hungarian ethanol production to 450 million liters

Pannonia Ethanol to expand Hungarian ethanol production to 450 million liters

December 10, 2014 |

In Hungary, Pannonia Ethanol is set to invest EUR30 million to expand production capacity at its corn-based plant in Dunaföldvár, partly financed by the Magyar Export Import Bank. Production will reach 450 million liters, up from the current 220 million liters, after the expansion project is completed.  

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Biofuels Digest Index dumps 3.34 percent to 61.28 as ethanol equities tank

Biofuels Digest Index dumps 3.34 percent to 61.28 as ethanol equities tank

December 10, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, dumped 3.34 percent to close at 61.28 as ethanol equities tanked. For the day, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) dropped 8.77 percent to $10.59, while Green Plains (GPRE) fell 9.67 percent to $22.15. Among other equities, Amyris (AMRS) lost 8.68 percent to $2.42. Overall, declines led […]

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