Category: Producer News

Harvestone Group takes over marketing of ethanol from four producers

Harvestone Group takes over marketing of ethanol from four producers

December 6, 2018 |

In Tennessee, Harvestone Group LLC announced the commencement of its first four ethanol production facilities making the transition to its marketing, logistics and trading platform. Iroquois Bio-Energy, Siouxland Energy, Red River Energy and Quad County Corn Processors combine for over 210 million gallons of annualized ethanol production. These facilities will be exclusively marketed through the […]

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Gevo and Renmatrix team on developing commercial renewable jet fuel

Gevo and Renmatrix team on developing commercial renewable jet fuel

December 6, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo and Renmatix announced a joint development agreement to evaluate the commercial feasibility of creating renewable jet fuel by integrating Renmatix’s Plantrose® Process with Gevo’s GIFTTM technology and alcohol to jet process. Renmatix’s Plantrose Process converts cellulosic feedstocks such as wood, agricultural residues, or other cellulosic raw materials to cellulosic-based sugars, the basic […]

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Former INEOS Bio Energy 8± MMGY cellulosic ethanol and biomass plants up for auction

Former INEOS Bio Energy 8± MMGY cellulosic ethanol and biomass plants up for auction

December 6, 2018 |

In Florida, the former INEOS Bio Energy 8± MMGY Cellulosic Ethanol Plant and 6± MW Biomass Plant are going to Auction with Maas Companies. Maas Companies specializes in the sale of specialized and renewable assets for private companies, courts and lenders nationwide. The surplus land and equipment are being offered first via a sealed bid […]

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SAFCell completes eight-month field trial of remote power system fueled by methanol

SAFCell completes eight-month field trial of remote power system fueled by methanol

December 6, 2018 |

In California, SAFCell, Inc. has completed an eight-month field trial of their remote power system at a Shell Canada well site in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. SAFCell’s system, which runs on industrial methanol, powered a methane emissions sensor from late February until mid-October, thereby demonstrating operability in the field at both low and high ambient […]

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Gujarat chief minister launches UCO collection app

Gujarat chief minister launches UCO collection app

December 6, 2018 |

In India, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani expressed determination to reduce the country’s crude oil bill by generating cheaper biodiesel from used cooking oil. Rupani stated that the RUCO (Reused of Cooking Oil Software Biodiesel Association of India) is collecting the used cooking oil from the traders to generate biodiesel from it. At the initial […]

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Brazilian ethanol prices seen rising in December

Brazilian ethanol prices seen rising in December

December 6, 2018 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that ethanol prices are likely to jump in December as demand for the fuel increases while stronger ICE Brent Crude futures and NYMEX RBOB futures further support them. Already ethanol prices have increased more than 4% during the first week of December and prices will likely go higher as the holiday […]

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Stora Enso and Sulapac introduce demo of biocomposite straw

Stora Enso and Sulapac introduce demo of biocomposite straw

December 5, 2018 |

In Finland, Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by introducing a demo of a sustainable straw at Slush 2018, a global leading startup event gathering of 20,000 tech enthusiasts. The demo, targeting industrial scale production, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones. The straws are […]

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Celtic Renewables signs MOU to clean up Ganges River with biobutanol technology

Celtic Renewables signs MOU to clean up Ganges River with biobutanol technology

December 5, 2018 |

In India, Celtic Renewables has signed an MOU with Dross Energy to produce biobutanol from brewery and distillery waste in an effort to clean up the Ganges River. Those industrial waste streams are currently discharged into the holy river that is a source of drinking water for 400 million people. The details of the project […]

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Argentina takes Peru to the WTO over anti-dumping duties on biodiesel exports

Argentina takes Peru to the WTO over anti-dumping duties on biodiesel exports

December 5, 2018 |

In Switzerland, Reuters reports that Argentina has filed an official complaint against Peru at the World Trade Organization over what is claims is unfair treatment of its biodiesel exports to the neighboring country. In October 2016, Peru implemented anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on Argentine biodiesel imports, similar to moves made by the US and the […]

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Marquis Energy to install FQPT SGT System at Hennepin facility

Marquis Energy to install FQPT SGT System at Hennepin facility

December 5, 2018 |

In Illinois, Marquis Energy, one of the premier ethanol producers in the U.S., is installing the Fluid Quip Process Technologies Selective Grind Technology at the Hennepin, Illinois, facility.  The Hennepin FQPT SGT System will be the largest installation to date at an ethanol facility worldwide. FQPT has installed 15 SGT systems producing over 1.2 billion […]

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