Tag: New York

New York Harbor ethanol premium drops as logistical nightmare thaws

New York Harbor ethanol premium drops as logistical nightmare thaws

February 12, 2018 |

In New York state, as the deep freeze in the Midwest begins to thaw, the Mississippi River becomes passable again to barge traffic, and rail lines in Pennsylvania open back up, ethanol is able to make its way towards New York Harbor. As a result, prices are falling, bringing down the NY Harbor premium over […]

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S&P Global Platts launches NNE Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment

S&P Global Platts launches NNE Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment

February 12, 2018 |

In New York state, S&P Global Platts announced that it has launched a new North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment. The new assessment reflects demand for greater transparency and a clearly defined methodology to help market participants understand the drivers of pricing. The NNE assessment will reflect anhydrous ethanol standard ANP quality in Suape, one to […]

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Battery researchers use ethanol to double energy storage

Battery researchers use ethanol to double energy storage

February 6, 2018 |

In New York state, the key to redox flow batteries is finding chemicals that can not only “carry” sufficient charge, but also be stored without degrading for long periods, thereby maximizing power generation and minimizing the costs of replenishing the system. Researchers at the University of Rochester made “a simple molecular modification”— replacing the compound’s […]

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Anellotech commissions 25 meter tall TCat-8® pilot plant

Anellotech commissions 25 meter tall TCat-8® pilot plant

January 4, 2018 |

In New York state, Anellotech announced the completion of the commissioning of its 25 meter tall TCat-8® pilot plant, and the commencement of the critical development and testing program. An integrated team of Anellotech and IFPEN research engineers and technicians will optimize process variables and generate data for process development and scale-up. Commercial Bio-TCat™ plant […]

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New York Harbor prompt barge premium hits one-year high

New York Harbor prompt barge premium hits one-year high

January 4, 2018 |

In New York state, Platts reports that the ethanol price for New York Harbor continue to soar as a result of short-term logistical hiccups that began last week in Pennsylvania but have expanded across the region including the Midwest where most supplies originate due to extreme cold weather, pushing the prompt barge premium to a […]

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City of New York to study alternative fuels for city ferries

City of New York to study alternative fuels for city ferries

January 2, 2018 |

In New York state, the City of New York is set to spend the next two years analyzing the use of alternative fuels to power the city’s ferries following a successful City Council vote in mid-December. The study will look at biodiesel and hybrid electric, battery electric and fuel-cell electric technologies but also look at […]

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US ethanol desperately looking for new homes abroad

US ethanol desperately looking for new homes abroad

November 29, 2017 |

In New York, US ethanol producers are looking for new markets to take the place of China and Brazil who had traditionally absorbed 40% or more of exports volume, with opportunities potentially arising in India and Mexico as well as Africa and Asia, but if they don’t pan out at the levels required then production […]

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Drivers seen brunting most of the cost of RINs

Drivers seen brunting most of the cost of RINs

November 27, 2017 |

In New York, despite constant rhetoric that the Renewable Fuel Standard increases costs through compliance costs associated with buying RINs, a senior analyst at Wells Fargo told Bloomberg that as much as 83% of the price of RINs were actually pushed on to the motorist, who in the end were bearing the brunt of the […]

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S&P Global Platts launches North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment

S&P Global Platts launches North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment

November 13, 2017 |

In New York, S&P Global Platts announced that it has launched a new North-Northeast Brazil anhydrous ethanol assessment. The new assessment reflects demand for greater transparency and a clearly defined methodology to help market participants understand the drivers of pricing. The NNE assessment will reflect anhydrous ethanol standard ANP quality in Suape, one to 15 days forward from […]

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US Attorney General issued subpoenas to find out Icahn’s role in RFS policy

US Attorney General issued subpoenas to find out Icahn’s role in RFS policy

November 8, 2017 |

In New York state, Bloomberg reports that the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York issued subpoenas to Icahn Enterprises as well as CVR Energy while Carl Icahn served as advisor to the president to secure information regarding his activities surrounding the Renewable Fuels Standard. CVR Energy saved about $60 million on […]

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