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Iowa biodiesel production broke record in 2018 at 365 million gallons

Iowa biodiesel production broke record in 2018 at 365 million gallons

January 2, 2019 |

In Iowa, after a slight decrease in 2017, Iowa’s 12 biodiesel plants rebounded with a record-breaking 365 million gallons of biodiesel production in 2018. Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) Executive Director Monte Shaw said the increased production was largely due to the plummeting level of biodiesel imports following a verdict against Argentina and Indonesia for […]

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Proposed Napa Junction ethanol plant gets County OK

Proposed Napa Junction ethanol plant gets County OK

December 31, 2018 |

In South Dakota, the Yankton County Commissioners have approved the conditional use permit for a proposed $200 million ethanol plant in Napa Junction which will allow the project to continue development with an eye to start construction this summer after securing state and federal permits. The facility will produce 70% of fuel ethanol and 30% […]

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15MW wood-fired district heat plant in Lelystad put into operation

15MW wood-fired district heat plant in Lelystad put into operation

October 11, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, the 15MW wood-fired heating plant in Lelystad, the Netherlands, turnkey supplied by HoSt and commissioned by heat supplier Primco, produces as of today, October 10th, sustainable heat for the district heating network of the city of Lelystad. Up to 30,000 tons of wood chips from necessary forest maintenance in the area will […]

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Two Vietnamese ethanol plants to be brought back online this year

Two Vietnamese ethanol plants to be brought back online this year

June 25, 2018 |

In Vietnam, Binh Phuoc Ethanol and Dung Quat ethanol plants will be brought back online in an effort to help supply fuel for the country’s 5% ethanol mandate thanks to capital injections from existing shareholders. The Binh Phuoc facility was mothballed in 2015 after coming online in 2012 and has a total production capacity of […]

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St. Louis Biofuels’ $8 million biodiesel plant to be auctioned June 27

St. Louis Biofuels’ $8 million biodiesel plant to be auctioned June 27

May 21, 2018 |

In Illinois, Maas Companies of Rochester, MN will auction St. Louis Biofuels’ $8 Million/12 Million Gallon per year biodiesel plant. Maas Companies specializes in the liquidation of specialized and renewable assets for private companies, courts, banks and lenders nationwide. The assets will be sold via a sealed bid auction; the deadline for offers is Wednesday, […]

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Former Indian River ethanol plant to be converted in eco-district

Former Indian River ethanol plant to be converted in eco-district

February 28, 2018 |

In Florida, a consortium of investors and project developers led by Frankens Energy has recently acquired the Indian River Bio-Refinery in Vero Beach and is currently initiating plans to convert the site into an innovative Eco-District. Once completed, the project aims to become one of Florida’s largest integrated eco-districts, harmoniously integrating a series of businesses, […]

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Public safety concerns surround leftover stover bales after DuPont sells Nevada plant

Public safety concerns surround leftover stover bales after DuPont sells Nevada plant

February 26, 2018 |

In Iowa, with DuPont selling its second-generation ethanol plant in Nevada, local authorities are concerned about the safety risk posed by the half million stover bales stored in 23 sites around the central Iowa region that will be leftover when the plant changes hands. The bales pose a serious fire hazard and could lead to […]

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Foundation stone laid for India’s first 2G ethanol plant

Foundation stone laid for India’s first 2G ethanol plant

December 27, 2016 |

In India, the first foundation stone was laid for the country’s first cellulosic ethanol plant on Christmas day in the village of Tarkhanwala in Punjab. Hindustan Petroleum Company Ltd. is investing $88 million in the 32 million liter per year facility, potentially enough to supply the 26% blending mandate for the state of Punjab. Using […]

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Canadian community works to ensure ethanol plants never come to their town

Canadian community works to ensure ethanol plants never come to their town

December 8, 2016 |

In Canada, in response to the final decision against development of an ethanol plant at the Port of Oshawa, local authorities and activists are teaming up to ensure that policy is in place to keep potential ethanol development from coming to the community in the future. Authorities are going so far as to take the […]

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Indian government to invest $78.4 million in 2G ethanol plant in Panipat

Indian government to invest $78.4 million in 2G ethanol plant in Panipat

October 11, 2016 |

In India, the government will invest $74.8 million in a second generation ethanol plant using crop residues as feedstock. The facility will be located at the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)’s oil refinery in Panipat where the government is also investing heavily to upgrade production capacity and achieve higher standards. The plan is in line with […]

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