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18 hours ago

Kwik Trip recognized with ethanol marketing award in Iowa

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, BusinessIowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has announced Kwik Trip Inc. and the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott as winners of the 2018 Secretary’s Ethanol and Biodiesel Marketing Awards. Kwik Trip currently sells E15 at 25 locations within the state. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

USDA raises estimate for corn production in January WASDE

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, BusinessThe USDA has released its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report for January, reporting larger corn production, increased food, seed and industrial use, lower estimates for feed and residual use, and reporting greater stocks. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

USDA awards Attis $3 million grant for lignin technology

BY Meridian Waste Solutions Inc. Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessMeridian Waste Solutions Inc. has announced the USDA awarded its subsidiary, Attis Innovations, a $3 million grant to support the commercialization of patented and patent-pending lignin conversion and refining technologies. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

CropEnergies reports increased revenues, production volumes

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:BusinessEuropean ethanol producer CropEnergies has announced its revenues for the first three quarters of the 2017-’18 financial year increased by 20 percent. The increase is primarily attributed to increased production volumes. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

IRFA elects officers, executive committee for 2018

BY Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:BusinessThe Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently elected its board of directors, officers, and executive committee for 2018. Eamonn Byrne of Lakeview Plymouth Energy has been selected to serve a second term as president. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

ADM partners with PNNL to produce biobased propylene glycol

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced an Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy success story where Archer Daniels Midland partnered with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to become a leading producer of biobased propylene glycol. READ MORE

January 10, 2018

EIA predicts increased ethanol consumption in 2018, 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the January edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that ethanol production in 2018 and 2019 will be maintained at the 2017 level. READ MORE

January 10, 2018

Dürr joins the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association

BY Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association Found In:BusinessDürr Systems Inc. has become the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association's latest vendor member. The company provides environmental and energy-solutions, including a single rotary valve regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) system. READ MORE

January 10, 2018

Researchers make grasses more digestible

BY Rothamsted Research Found In:Cellulosic, BusinessAn international team of researchers has uncovered a way to make grasses more digestible. The achievement promises improved feed for ruminants and better biomass for biofuel production, with economic and environmental benefits for both. READ MORE