In Wisconsin, POET’s CEO says a boost in ethanol consumption around the world is necessary to avoid a global agricultural crisis. Earlier this year, stagnant demand for ethanol led to higher production costs that translated to thin or negative margins for producers. Ensuring that demand increases over time will help to stabilize grain prices overall, […]
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In South Dakota, POET is expanding its cover crop research as part of soil sustainability work in Emmetsburg, Iowa for cellulosic ethanol development. The work is part of an ongoing commitment to helping farmers make sound management decisions around harvesting crop residue for cellulosic ethanol. To ensure proper land management, Iowa State University and USDA […]
In South Dakota, OSHA is investigating the accidental death of a worker who was killed and another injured during a fire at POET’s biorefinery south of Hudson. The two workers were contracted by an outside company to do works on the facility. The worker who died sparked the fire while welding. The investigation into the […]
In Kansas, the Wichita City Council has approved $7 million in industrial revenue bonds towards POET’s Ethanol Product’s planned $8 million investment in a new 26,000 square feet building. The bond will help the company to secure lower interest rates on the proposed project that will be co-located with its current Wichita headquarters. The company […]
In Iowa, Poet says its Project Liberty cellulosic ethanol plant could be operating at full production capacity by the end of the year. The facility has already shipped tanker-loads of the fuel but the company declined to say exactly how much was sent out. The facility’s main challenge is dealing with large quantities of corn […]
In Indiana and Ohio, Poet has shortened the hours during which it receives corn at six of its facilities in the two states, while the Alexandria, Indiana facility will be shut for two days next week for maintenance. Those that reduced their hours have already been shut down for a day or two this week […]
In South Dakota, POET said that three of its network of biorefineries will expand ethanol production capacity by a combined total of 25 million gallons in 2016. POET Biorefining – Hanlontown (Iowa), POET Biorefining – Hudson (South Dakota) and POET Biorefining – Caro (Michigan) each filed separate expansion permits within their respective states and will […]
LanzaTech holds lead in Hot 50 in last week of voting; Novozymes, Amyris, DuPont, DSM, REG, BASF, POET, Algenol and Genomatica in the hunt.
In Florida, early voting rankings were released today for 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, representing roughly 90% of the overall subscriber vote expected. Subscriber voting ends Friday, January 15 at 5pm ET. The Hot 50 rankings will be announced live at ABLC 2016 in Washington DC at 6pm on February 17, 2016. Below, we’ve […]
In South Dakota, POET plans to expand its ethanol plant in Hudson for the second time in a year despite the Environmental Protection Agency not increasing the ethanol blending mandate for corn-based ethanol, indicating the economics for the facility’s expansion merit the investment without policy support. Currently the facility produces 60 million gallons per year […]
LanzaTech takes the lead in Hot 50, two weeks before the close of voting; Novozymes, Amyris, DuPont, DSM, REG, BASF, POET, and Genomatica in the hunt.
In Florida, early voting rankings were released today for 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, representing roughly 70% of the overall subscriber vote expected. Subscriber voting ends Friday January 15 at 5pm ET. The Hot 50 rankings will be announced live at ABLC 2016 in Washington DC at 6pm on February 17, 2016. Below, we’ve […]