Tag: Indiana

POET still moving forward with Shelbyville despite production cutbacks

POET still moving forward with Shelbyville despite production cutbacks

September 5, 2019 |

In Indiana, POET has confirmed to local officials in Shelbyville that despite the company having to idle production across its different facilities due to ongoing market challenges, the Shelbyville biorefinery is still set to open in March 2020 as planned. The new facility will be the most efficient of the company’s 29 ethanol plants thanks […]

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POET idles production at Cloverdale, IN plant on back of EPA’s hardship waiver decisions

POET idles production at Cloverdale, IN plant on back of EPA’s hardship waiver decisions

August 20, 2019 |

In Indiana, POET announced it will idle production at its bioprocessing facility in Cloverdale, IN due to recent decisions by the Administration regarding SREs. The process to idle the plant will take several weeks, after which the plant will cease processing of over 30 million bushels of corn annually and hundreds of local jobs will […]

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Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stands behind RFS as it is

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stands behind RFS as it is

August 14, 2019 |

In Indiana, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has come out swinging against the Trump Administration’s position on hardship waivers for small refiners under the Renewable Fuel Standard, saying in his strategy to support rural America that he will “stop the abuse” of the waivers and stand by the RFS as written. He says by allowing […]

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Novozymes launches two new products to support renewable fuel production

Novozymes launches two new products to support renewable fuel production

June 11, 2019 |

In Indiana, Novozymes announced two major launches during the Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) to continue supporting the growth of the renewable fuel industry. Fortiva is a new alpha-amylase technology that helps customers avoid having to choose between maximizing enzyme performance and operational efficiency. In yeast, Force continues to deliver on the promise to quickly […]

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Wabash Valley Resources closes investment to install CCS project at Indiana ethanol plant

Wabash Valley Resources closes investment to install CCS project at Indiana ethanol plant

May 23, 2019 |

In Indiana, Wabash Valley Resources (WVR), an affiliate of Phibro LLC, announces the closing of an investment from OGCI Climate Investments (OGCI CI) to develop a 1.5-1.75 million tons per annum, carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project, located outside of West Terre Haute, Indiana. The project will capture and sequester close to 100% of the plant’s […]

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POET secured 100% tax abatement for a decade as part of Indiana deal

POET secured 100% tax abatement for a decade as part of Indiana deal

May 21, 2019 |

In Indiana, local press reports that POET has scored a 100% tax abatement for its planned Shelbyville plant for ten years and then will pay just $2.5 million a year after that as part of the agreement that sealed the deal for citing the facility in the town rather than another location in Ohio that […]

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Cardinal Ethanol looking to potentially sell out

Cardinal Ethanol looking to potentially sell out

February 28, 2019 |

In Indiana, in the face of low ethanol prices that have in many cases led to negative margins, local press reports that Cardinal Ethanol is looking to potentially sell its 10-year-old ethanol plant despite being one of the most profitable ethanol plants nationally, or so says its financial advisor. Some investors seem to want to […]

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India’s plans for methanol held up because they run counter to ethanol mandate

India’s plans for methanol held up because they run counter to ethanol mandate

December 17, 2018 |

In India, the Economic Times of India reports that the push to blend methanol at 15% has been held up by procedural internal delays but there may be more behind the issue because the plan seeks to blend methanol exclusively instead of blending with ethanol as is currently done. There are four domestic methanol producers […]

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Brazilian crop technology company sets up shop near Perdue University

Brazilian crop technology company sets up shop near Perdue University

November 29, 2018 |

In Indiana, Solinftec, a digital agriculture company that grew quickly in Latin America by making sugar cane and row crop operations more efficient, announced Thursday that it plans to invest $50.6 million to establish operations at its U.S. headquarters near Purdue University to bring high-tech solutions to American farmers, creating 90 jobs in 2019 and […]

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Silo explodes at Cardinal Ethanol plant in Indiana after recent fire issues

Silo explodes at Cardinal Ethanol plant in Indiana after recent fire issues

November 6, 2018 |

In Indiana, local media reports that a silo exploded at the Cardinal Ethanol plant near Union City on Tuesday morning following several fires and other issues at the facility over the past few weeks. Damage appears to be isolated to a single silo and no injuries were reported but local authorities will undertake investigations into […]

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