Tag: Kansas

Western Plains pioneering carbon neutral ethanol production

Western Plains pioneering carbon neutral ethanol production

November 24, 2022 |

In Kansas, Whitefox announced that Western Plains Energy LLC will be the first US ethanol producer to install Whitefox ICE®-XL system at its 50 million gallons per year ethanol plant in Kansas. Derek Peine, CEO at Western Plains Energy said: “Since beginning operations in 2004, Western Plains has always been on the forefront of innovation […]

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KSU scores $1.9M in DOE funding for camelina and pennycress research

KSU scores $1.9M in DOE funding for camelina and pennycress research

November 16, 2022 |

In Kansas, Kansas State University researchers are part of a five-year collaborative grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to improve oilseed crops for use as biofuels and other bioproducts. The researchers received nearly $1.9 million to better understand how changing the biochemistry of oilseed plants alters their oil production. The research group is working […]

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ICM, Impacto Energia and Impacto Bioenergia to build first dry-mill ethanol facility in Bahia

ICM, Impacto Energia and Impacto Bioenergia to build first dry-mill ethanol facility in Bahia

August 8, 2022 |

In Kansas, ICM, Impacto Energia S/A and its sister company, Impacto Bioenergia, have agreed to build a new dry-mill ethanol production facility in Bahia, Brazil, with an estimated Q1 2025 start date. The greenfield plant, designed for a daily grinding capacity of 1,700 metric tons of corn, will be equipped with ICM’s proprietary Base Tricanter […]

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Coffeyville Resources studying use of Honeywell UOP Ecofining technology

Coffeyville Resources studying use of Honeywell UOP Ecofining technology

May 30, 2022 |

In Kansas, Honeywell recently announced that Coffeyville Resources & Marketing, a wholly owned subsidiary of CVR Energy, has selected Honeywell for a feasibility study for lower-carbon hydrogen production in Coffeyville, Kansas. The study will evaluate the application of carbon capture and hydrogen purification as an emission reduction solution.  The Coffeyville site is evaluating utilizing Honeywell […]

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ICM and Agribrasil to develop dry mill grain ethanol production in Mato Grosso

ICM and Agribrasil to develop dry mill grain ethanol production in Mato Grosso

March 9, 2022 |

In Kansas, ICM and Agribrasil have signed an agreement to develop a greenfield dry-mill grain ethanol production facility near Canarana in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. The facility will utilize ICM’s proprietary process technologies, including Base Tricanter System™ for corn oil recovery, patented Selective Milling Technology™ for milling optimization, and patented Fiber Separation Technology™ […]

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Kansas company creates more comfortable prosthetics using hemp fiber

Kansas company creates more comfortable prosthetics using hemp fiber

February 21, 2022 |

In Kansas, a company called Human Plant Solutions has developed lower-extremity prosthetics using a hemp fibers.   The company was cofounded in 2017 by medical device entrepreneur Sam Spallitta and prosthetic technician Kyle Trivisonno after the two met at a hemp conference. The company is using hemp yarn sourced from China and automated knitting equipment […]

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ICM to install Advanced Processing Package at Lincolnland Agri-Energy

ICM to install Advanced Processing Package at Lincolnland Agri-Energy

January 25, 2022 |

In Kansas, ICM has signed a second contract this year to install its Advanced Processing Package (APP), which will enable Lincolnland Agri-Energy to produce high-protein animal feed at its facility in Illinois. APP™ includes four patented and patent-pending separation technologies: Selective Milling Technology™, Fiber Separation Technology Next Gen™, Feed Optimization Technology™ and Thin Stillage Solids […]

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Bartlett to invest $325M in new soybean crushing facility in Kansas

Bartlett to invest $325M in new soybean crushing facility in Kansas

October 13, 2021 |

In Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly applauded plans from Bartlett, a Savage Company, to invest $325 million in a large soybean crushing facility project in Montgomery County that will create 50 new jobs in Southeast Kansas.  “Agriculture-based and renewable energy businesses are major economic drivers in Kansas, and I am extremely pleased to see Bartlett recognize […]

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Kansas biofuel projects announced with USDA’s over $5M investments

Kansas biofuel projects announced with USDA’s over $5M investments

August 22, 2021 |

In Kansas, United States Department of Agriculture Acting State Director for Rural Development Kansas Dan Fischer announced that USDA is investing $5.19 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels through three projects in Kansas. USDA is making the awards under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. The funding will help […]

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ICM to design Neomille corn-based biorefinery in Mato Grosso do Sul

ICM to design Neomille corn-based biorefinery in Mato Grosso do Sul

August 3, 2021 |

In Kansas, ICM has signed an agreement with Neomille, a subsidiary of Cerradinho Bioenergia, to design a bio-refinery in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Construction will take place in Maracaju, 160 kilometers southwest of the state capital. The greenfield plant will deliver a corn grinding capacity of 3,400 MT daily and produce […]

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