Tag: Plymouth Energy

Plymouth Energy suspends ethanol production until market improves

Plymouth Energy suspends ethanol production until market improves

July 30, 2019 |

In Iowa, the board of Plymouth Energy has decided to suspend production until further notice due to negative margins, absent a deal with China or a serious pullback in production. All existing corn contracts on the books will be honored.  An orderly and timely process will take place to honor all purchase contracts of grain […]

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Plymouth Energy cuts GHGs, natural gas and electricity consumption with Enogen

Plymouth Energy cuts GHGs, natural gas and electricity consumption with Enogen

July 20, 2015 |

In Iowa, Plymouth Energy has found using Enogen corn not only increased its production yields by about 12% per day but also reduced natural gas consumption per gallon, reduced electricity consumption per gallon and in turn reduced greenhouse gas emissions from ethanol produced at what it says was already an efficient plant. The changes are […]

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Plymouth Energy seen saving $1 million a year by using Enogen corn

Plymouth Energy seen saving $1 million a year by using Enogen corn

November 6, 2013 |

In Iowa, Plymouth Energy Ethanol says that using Enogen corn at the 50 million gallon ethanol plant in Merrill could save the company $1 million a year thanks to increased processing efficiencies while boosting its production. The company’s CEO says the alpha amylase that’s in the Enogen corn changes the viscosity of the crushed corn […]

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Syngenta and Plymouth Energy partner to use Enogen corn for 2013 ethanol crop

Syngenta and Plymouth Energy partner to use Enogen corn for 2013 ethanol crop

October 17, 2012 |

In Iowa, Syngenta and Plymouth Energy have signed an agreement to use Enogen trait technology starting in fall 2013. Syngenta states that when using Enogen trait technology there is no need to use liquid alpha amylase enzyme for dry grind ethanol production. The technology improves ethanol production while reducing energy, gas and water usage. Syngenta […]

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