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Tweet Great Scott! Hot new technologies are turning ethanol plants from beleaguered bastions of first-gen fuels into hot properties for deploying advanced strategies. Who, how, and where? As you likely know, young Superman learned his trade on a Smallville, Kansas corn farm. But these days, first-gen biofuels plants themselves — from the corn belt to [...]
Tweet In Indiana, Poet halted corn deliveries last week at its plant in Alexandria as it dealt with a maintenance issue but is expected to start receiving corn again this week. Despite the halt in corn deliveries, it continued to produce ethanol at the 68 million gallon facility. Reuters reported the story in response to [...]
Tweet Is there bio-based relief for the harried taxpayer in sight? Could conservationists, growers and biofuels producers find common ground in adapting the Conservation Reserve Program for bioenergy? Could the US save $270M/year, and strengthen two carbon-reducing laws on the books? The eminent Iowa State economist Bruce Babcock recently opined: “The future of cellulosic biofuels [...]
Tweet What Do I Absolutely Need to Know About… Florida’s repeal of the state’s Renewable Fuel Standard. Bob Dinneen, CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, and Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy said: “A pyrrhic victory for ethanol detractors. It substantively changes nothing because the state mandate was redundant. The federal Renewable Fuel Standard will [...]
Tweet In Missouri, Poet has re-opened its ethanol plant in Macon after mothballing it in February due to high corn prices. In the meantime the facility has been fitted with corn oil production capacity and other upgrades totaling around $14 million, while work continues on installation of BPX technology, a no-cook process that reduces heat [...]
Tweet The IEA Task 39 group publishes its latest report on advanced biofuels — how is the global industry progressing? The International Energy Agency, through its Task 39 group, has published its 207-page report on the “Status of Advanced Biofuels Demonstration Facilities in 2012″. The report, in its pages, contains detailed project summaries as well [...]
Tweet In Part I of our special two-part series, we looked at changing financial structures. Today in part II, we look at a new set of technologies coming along that are redefining our ideas about scale and cost. As seen in part I of Biorefinery 2015: the first wave of cellulosic biofuels projects are now [...]
Tweet The first wave of cellulosic biofuels projects are now reaching completion. But what does the next wave look like – from technology to financing? We explore the trends in our two-part Biorefinery 2015 series. It’s a remarkable story of expansion. According to a report from Tristan R. Brown and Robert C. Brown at the [...]
Tweet In South Dakota, Steve Hartig, a vice president with DSM, has been named general manager of the POET-DSM joint venture, and will be responsible for licensing.
Tweet In Illinois, Chromatin has entered into an agreement with POET to use sorghum grown in South Dakota in the production of ethanol. Chromatin said the agreement covers up to 4,400 acres of sorghum grain that will be grown in South Dakota. It will be used in POET’s Chancellor plant, which is located about 20 [...]