Tag: Alto Ingredients

Alto Ingredients scores $22.7M from USDA biofuel producers program

Alto Ingredients scores $22.7M from USDA biofuel producers program

June 21, 2022 |

In California, Alto Ingredients, Inc. has received a $22.7 million cash grant from the USDA’s Biofuel Producer Program. The Program was created as part of the CARES Act, which provided $700 million to support biofuel producers who experienced market losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mike Kandris, Alto Ingredients’ CEO, said, “The grant we received […]

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California ethanol CEOs ask Sen. Feinstein to withdraw Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act

California ethanol CEOs ask Sen. Feinstein to withdraw Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act

August 4, 2021 |

In California, the CEOs of Alto Ingredients, Calgren Renewable Fuels and Aemetis have written to Sen. Dianne Feinstein asking her to withdraw her bill that seeks to eliminate ethanol blending via the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. They say that ethanol already reduces GHG emissions 52% compared to gasoline while those certified to sell in […]

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ClearFlame teams with Alto Ingredients to pilot its ethanol in diesel trucks

ClearFlame teams with Alto Ingredients to pilot its ethanol in diesel trucks

May 18, 2021 |

In Illinois, ClearFlame Engine Technologies announced a partnership with Alto Ingredients, Inc. to conduct pilot demonstrations of its proven solution for diesel engines using low-cost ethanol in Class VIII trucks. ClearFlame will provide Alto with a Class VIII truck retrofitted with a 500hp heavy-duty demonstration engine, which can match diesel torque and efficiency by achieving […]

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Alto Ingredients sells Madera ethanol plant for $28.3M

Alto Ingredients sells Madera ethanol plant for $28.3M

April 29, 2021 |

In California, Alto Ingredients, Inc., formerly Pacific Ethanol, has signed a definitive agreement with Seaboard Energy California, LLC to sell its fuel ethanol production facility in Madera, CA for total consideration of $28.3 million, comprised of $19.5 million in cash and $8.8 million in assumption of liabilities. The sale of the 40 million gallon per […]

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