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Beet Ireland would produce 19 million liters of ethanol should project go through

Beet Ireland would produce 19 million liters of ethanol should project go through

November 8, 2018 |

In Ireland, Beet Ireland’s attempt to revive sugarbeet production in the country could lead to 19 million liters of ethanol production annually in addition to 210,000 metric tons of sugar thanks to a would-be cooperative of 1,000 farmers supplying the required feedstock. The first of several grower meetings has been held to recruit the farmers […]

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Energy beet study finds U.S. Navy best potential customer for alcohol-to-jetfuel product

Energy beet study finds U.S. Navy best potential customer for alcohol-to-jetfuel product

September 16, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, Advanced Biofuels USA reports that their USDA-funded feasibility study based on 2016 energy beet project at University of Maryland Eastern Shore finds Navy solicitation is best market for economic viability of project. The study asked with Norfolk and Mid-Atlantic international airports in the area, could Maryland’s Eastern Shore, part of the Delmarva […]

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Beet-based ethanol production seen returning after quotas end in September

Beet-based ethanol production seen returning after quotas end in September

August 21, 2017 |

In Europe, the ending of sugarbeet production quotas the end of September has lead the market to expect a return of ethanol production from beet as a way to absorb production excesses. Backwardation into the ethanol market from October partly reflects these additional beet-based supplies, combined with the Salamanca ethanol plant formerly owned by Abengoa […]

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Green Vision Group to host five energy beet farmer meetings in North Dakota

Green Vision Group to host five energy beet farmer meetings in North Dakota

March 17, 2015 |

In North Dakota, Green Vision Group will host five farmer meetings across the state next week as it tries to get farmers excited about growing energy beet. The company plans to build 12 beet ethanol facilities across the state, and each of the five towns where the meetings will be held are potential sites. An […]

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North Dakota energy beet project still trying to get farmers to commit

North Dakota energy beet project still trying to get farmers to commit

April 29, 2014 |

In North Dakota, Green Vision Group says farmers west of the Red River Valley interested in growing industrial beet for ethanol production want to see more economics on the proposed project and more “commitment” before signing on to committing 30,000 acres to the project. Research is on-going by Syngenta, Betaseed and now SESVanderHave along with […]

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