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In Brazil, ethanol production during the last two weeks of June were up 46.3% on the year at 1.89 billion liters. The major jump was a result of better weather that was more conducive to harvest compared to a very rainy June 2013. The dry weather, however, is having a negative impact on sugar content […]
In Australia, the Queensland University of Technology has teamed with eight high schools to get students into the lab to get them interested in science, and they’re doing it by involving them in experiments using sugarcane bagasse for second generation ethanol production. The university also now has permanent factory at the Racecourse sugar mill working […]
The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, regained 0.76 percent to 81.12 as ethanol equities rebounded. For the day, BioAmber (BIOA) soared 11.67 percent to $13.40 on its big Vinmar deal news, while Sacom (SAM.MI) shed 5.17 percent to $3.34. Among other equities, Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE) jumped 5.09 percent […]
In Austria, ANDRITZ has received an order to supply equipment, engineering, and field services for Fiberight’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Blairstown, Iowa, USA. Start-up is planned for the first quarter of 2015. The ANDRITZ technology will be used for continuous pre-treatment of municipal solid waste feedstock which will then be converted into cellulosic ethanol using […]
In Washington, the ethanol industry Monday urged a federal regulator overseeing the nation’s railroads to provide relief for shippers of the renewable fuel who have faced delays. Growth Energy, which represents ethanol manufacturers, told the Surface Transportation Board that producers of the renewable fuel should be given the same relief that the agency provided to […]
In India, oil marketing companies have only managed to achieve 1.37% blending of ethanol with gasoline, compared to the 5% they are mandated to blend. Infrastructure and inter-state trade hurdles have been identified and are being addressed while the new government is supporting farmers to help increase supplies.
In Swaziland, Royal Swaziland Sugar Co.’s ethanol production through March fell to 29.7 million liters from 31 million liters during the year before but ethanol sales were up at 32.6 million liters from 28.2 million liters the previous year. Production was down due to lower cane yields resulting from harvesting young cane when the heavy […]
In New Hampshire, the bill that sought to forbid ethanol blends of higher than 10% has died on the vine as it never reached the Senate floor before the legislative session ended for the summer. The bill that made it through the House of Representatives would only have come into effect if two other northeastern […]
In the US, ethanol production for last week averaged 953,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 40.03 million gallons daily, up 15,000 b/d from the week before. The four-week average for ethanol production stood at 952,000 b/d for an annualized rate of 14.59 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol stood at 18.2 million barrels, an 0.1% increase from […]
In Kansas, the Arkalon Ethanol plant in Liberal was back in operation after an explosion last weekend caused an estimated $1 million to $2 million in damage. Arkalon is a subsidiary of Conestoga Energy Partners LLC (Garden City, Kansas). The cause of the explosion is under investigation.