Tag: ethanol

RFA releases updated brochure with latest flex fuel models

RFA releases updated brochure with latest flex fuel models

December 9, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association updated its annual flex fuel vehicles brochure to help consumers find out if their vehicle can run on up to 85 percent ethanol (E85). The brochure compiles the FFV models available in the current model year (MY2019), as well as previous years going back as far as MY1998. […]

Read More

Biofuel refinery opponents say state is ignoring their appeal hearing request

Biofuel refinery opponents say state is ignoring their appeal hearing request

December 9, 2018 |

In Delaware, the Delaware Audubon and the League of Women Voters of Delaware who won a ruling in January to keep their appeal in a lawsuit against Delaware City Refinery’s plan to expand its ethanol biofuel operation, said the state has not yet scheduled a hearing for their appeal. “We still don’t have a resolution […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

India to provide additional $1 billion for soft loans to another 168 ethanol plants

India to provide additional $1 billion for soft loans to another 168 ethanol plants

December 5, 2018 |

In India, Cogencis news agency reports that another $1 billion in soft loans for ethanol plants at sugar mills may be on the cards after a first tranche of $863 million attracted 114 projects that have already been approved. The new funding would allow an additional 168 ethanol projects to go forward. The subsidy translates […]

Read More

Argentine cooperative to invest $53 million in corn-based ethanol expansion project

Argentine cooperative to invest $53 million in corn-based ethanol expansion project

December 4, 2018 |

In Argentina, the ethanol arm of the Asociación de Cooperativas Argentinas is set to invest $53 million to expand its production capacity to 700 million liters annually using corn starch as feedstock. The original facility inaugurated seven years ago following a $150 million investment had an installed production capacity of 153 million liters annually of […]

Read More

Philippine investors to develop $323.6 million sorghum-based ethanol plant

Philippine investors to develop $323.6 million sorghum-based ethanol plant

December 3, 2018 |

In the Philippines, the Manila Times reports that the country’s first non-molasses based ethanol plant will be developed in Zamboanga City, using sorghum as feedstock at the $323.6 million facility. The annual production capacity of the project that is seen as a key driver to improving the socio-economic conditions of the region was not announced. […]

Read More

Enogen corn from Syngenta worked well with ICM technologies in ethanol production trial

Enogen corn from Syngenta worked well with ICM technologies in ethanol production trial

December 2, 2018 |

In Minnesota, a recent trial evaluating the use of Enogen corn enzyme technology with ICM’s Selective Milling Technology and Fiber Separation Technology successfully demonstrated that the technologies work well together, providing synergies that can bring higher ethanol yield and more robust starch-fiber separations. The technologies were tested at Corn Plus, a Minnesota-based dry grind ethanol […]

Read More

EPA RVO – Details on the digits and reactions ‘round the country

EPA RVO – Details on the digits and reactions ‘round the country

December 2, 2018 |

What a whirlwind weekend after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced their final renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for 2019. “It’s just numbers,” some say, but oh no, not in the biofuels world. It’s never just numbers. This time it’s about waivers, fixing the damage done, and ensuring a bright future […]

Read More