Policy

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 09, 2018

Japan opens comment period on proposal to allow US corn ethanol

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyJapan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has opened a public comment period on proposed changes to its ethanol policy that would allow for the import of U.S. corn ethanol for use in the production of bio-ETBE. READ MORE

January 09, 2018

ACE schedules 10th annual Washington, DC, fly-in for March 21-22

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe American Coalition for Ethanol formally announces the organization’s 10th annual Washington, D.C. fly-in will take place March 21-22. During the 2017 fly-in, 75 ethanol advocates met with more than 120 members of Congress from 35 states. READ MORE

January 05, 2018

USDA NIFA invests in Integrated Biorefinery Optimization program

BY USDA Found In:Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a grant to improve biorefinery technologies through the Integrated Biorefinery Optimization program. The award was made to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. READ MORE

January 03, 2018

USDA report says Indonesia faces ethanol dilemma

BY Tim AlbrechtFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyIndonesia instituted a national ethanol policy in 2006, but has been having trouble meeting its goals. The country’s plans to develop bioethanol are facing many setbacks, including costly inputs, capacity limitations and trade restrictions. READ MORE

January 03, 2018

Agenda for technical sessions of 2018 IBCE released

BY BBI International Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyBBI International recently announced the agenda for the technical sessions of the 11th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, North America’s largest and fastest growing biomass conference, taking place April 16-18 in Atlanta, Georgia. READ MORE

January 02, 2018

Brazil establishes national biofuels policy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyBrazilian President Michel Temer has approved legislation creating RenovaBio, a new national biofuels policy. The law was published in the official federal gazette of Brazil on Dec. 26. The Brazilian Senate approved the bill on Dec. 12. READ MORE

January 02, 2018

FCIC to fund projects to improve biomass handing

BY Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium Found In:Feedstocks, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyTo accelerate innovation and adoption of new practices and technologies to determine the root cause of biomass handling failures and designing solutions, the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium is overseeing a directed funding opportunity call. READ MORE