Tag: POET

POET opens its Marion biorefinery expansion boosting production by 80 million gallons

POET opens its Marion biorefinery expansion boosting production by 80 million gallons

September 19, 2018 |

In Ohio, POET Biorefining – Marion opened an 80-million gallon expansion Wednesday at a celebration that included area farmers, community members and state officials. With this expansion in place, POET Biorefining Marion now has an annual capacity of 150 million gallons of clean-burning biofuel and 360,000 tons of high-protein animal feed per year. New production […]

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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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POET gets the green light for proposed Indiana biorefinery

POET gets the green light for proposed Indiana biorefinery

July 24, 2018 |

In Indiana, despite community concerns about having been left in the dark until the last moment in an attempt to keep competitors from catching on too soon, the community of Shelbyville’s planning commission unanimously approved planning permission for the proposed POET ethanol plant contingent on supply of a revised drainage plan. Earth movement can begin […]

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Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

July 15, 2018 |

We frequently hear that the only constant is change and in today’s bioeconomy world, we see this lived out all the time. Companies come and go but some evolve, transform, and change. Today we focus on some of these pivotal pivots and the transformations with these leaders who live and breathe change to survive. Some […]

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POET facing opposition from neighbors over proposed Indiana ethanol plant

POET facing opposition from neighbors over proposed Indiana ethanol plant

July 12, 2018 |

In Indiana, POET is facing some opposition from nearby residents of its proposed ethanol plant to be sited near Shelbyville. In an attempt to keep competitors from knowing about the company’s plans to build the facility, local officials were required to sign NDAs until the public comment period was opened for planning permission when local […]

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E15 – People are pissed, tempers flare, the heat gets hotter as requests flood into EPA’s Scott Pruitt to lift barrier to summertime E15

E15 – People are pissed, tempers flare, the heat gets hotter as requests flood into EPA’s Scott Pruitt to lift barrier to summertime E15

June 2, 2018 |

June 1st has come and gone and the E15 debate is hotter than ever as the weather also starts to heat up in most parts of the U.S. The influx of releases and news about E15 sales, recently allowed by the White House, and uproar that the EPA still has not lifted the outdated regulatory […]

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POET breaks ground on $5 million DDGS upgrade project at Mitchell plant

POET breaks ground on $5 million DDGS upgrade project at Mitchell plant

May 24, 2018 |

In South Dakota, POET broke ground on $5 million investments at its ethanol facility in Mitchell to help boost the quantity and quality of its animal feed produced from DDGS in order to better service the local market of beef and bison producers, a first for the company. The new pellet product is meant to […]

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POET overtakes ADM as largest ethanol producer

POET overtakes ADM as largest ethanol producer

April 30, 2018 |

In Iowa, Reuters reports that as ADM scales down its ethanol production to 1.6 billion gallons of installed capacity, POET has filled the gap and taken over the former’s spot at top US producer with 2 billion gallons expected by 2019 and 1.9 billion gallons set for 2018. Previously the companies were neck and neck […]

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Second White House meeting this month for biofuels industry reps

Second White House meeting this month for biofuels industry reps

March 11, 2018 |

In Washington, DC another meeting is scheduled for today, Monday, at The White House to talk about the future of biofuels policy. The meeting will include biofuels leaders Poet CEO Jeff Broin and Green Plains CEO Todd Becker, as well as oil representatives, Valero CEO Joe Gorder, and Monroe Energy CEO Jeff Warmann. President Trump […]

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