Tweet In Indiana, Poet halted corn deliveries last week at its plant in Alexandria as it dealt with a maintenance issue but is expected to start receiving corn again this week. Despite the halt in corn deliveries, it continued to produce ethanol at the 68 million gallon facility. Reuters reported the story in response to [...]
Tweet What Do I Absolutely Need to Know About… Florida’s repeal of the state’s Renewable Fuel Standard. Bob Dinneen, CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, and Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy said: “A pyrrhic victory for ethanol detractors. It substantively changes nothing because the state mandate was redundant. The federal Renewable Fuel Standard will [...]
Tweet In Missouri, Poet has re-opened its ethanol plant in Macon after mothballing it in February due to high corn prices. In the meantime the facility has been fitted with corn oil production capacity and other upgrades totaling around $14 million, while work continues on installation of BPX technology, a no-cook process that reduces heat [...]
Tweet The first wave of cellulosic biofuels projects are now reaching completion. But what does the next wave look like – from technology to financing? We explore the trends in our two-part Biorefinery 2015 series. It’s a remarkable story of expansion. According to a report from Tristan R. Brown and Robert C. Brown at the [...]
Tweet In South Dakota, Steve Hartig, a vice president with DSM, has been named general manager of the POET-DSM joint venture, and will be responsible for licensing.
Tweet In Illinois, Chromatin has entered into an agreement with POET to use sorghum grown in South Dakota in the production of ethanol. Chromatin said the agreement covers up to 4,400 acres of sorghum grain that will be grown in South Dakota. It will be used in POET’s Chancellor plant, which is located about 20 [...]
Tweet Chromatin, Inc., a leading provider of innovative crop breeding technology, sorghum seed products and feedstocks, said today it has entered into an agreement with POET, LLC, one of the world’s largest ethanol producers, to use sorghum grown in South Dakota in the production of ethanol. Chromatin said the agreement covers up to 4,400 acres [...]
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Tweet In Missouri, POET announced that its Macon plant will temporarily suspend plant operations effective Feb. 1 due primarily to a lack of available local corn. All of the plant’s 44 team members will remain employed at their current hours. Many will assist in installation of the approximately $14.5 million in upgrades to the plant [...]
Tweet In South Dakota, 25 of POET’s biorefineries have installed the company’s corn oil technology as a protection against challenging ethanol margins, accordion to CEO Jeff Lautt. The company’s total corn oil capacity now sits at 250,000 tons per year, enough feedstock to produce 68m gallons of biodiesel per year. More on the story.