Tag: Indiana

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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Indiana corn farmers “harvest” thank you note to Trump for E15

Indiana corn farmers “harvest” thank you note to Trump for E15

October 22, 2018 |

In Indiana, Western Journal reports that corn farmers carved a thank you message to President Trump in their fields in response to the President’s move to make E15 sales year-round. The agriculture secretary tweeted a photo of the thank you message that was mechanically harvested out of a 60-acre field. The secretary says the message […]

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Imperial Petroleum fined nearly $32 million for SEC fraud

Imperial Petroleum fined nearly $32 million for SEC fraud

September 18, 2018 |

In Indiana, the legal legacy of E-biofuels’ fraud regarding tax credit and government incentives continues with its parent company Imperial Petroleum ordered by a district court judge last week to pay nearly $32 million including interest to the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to reply to an enforcement action in 2012 related to the […]

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Community concerns about Indiana POET biorefinery seems to be easing

Community concerns about Indiana POET biorefinery seems to be easing

August 16, 2018 |

In Indiana, the turn out for the public hearing regarding the air quality permit for the proposed POET biorefinery in Shelbyville was just a tenth of those who opposed the facility at the recently planning meeting, perhaps indicating that community opposition to the project is shrinking. The public comment period for the air quality permit […]

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State to hold air quality permit hearing for POET’s planned Indiana biorefinery

State to hold air quality permit hearing for POET’s planned Indiana biorefinery

August 13, 2018 |

In Indiana, although POET has already started earthmoving at its proposed biorefinery in Shelbyville, the state’s Department of Environmental Management has convened a public meeting on Tuesday to discuss primarily issues related to air quality in relation to the application for a Part 70 Operating Permit. Local press reports that some public comments received regarding […]

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