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Jul 19, 2019
Japan receives first shipment of ETBE from US corn-based ethanol
Bioethanol News
Jul 18, 2019
Two new studies have offered further evidence of grain-based ethanol’s potential to significant reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has revealed. The academic studies additionally call into question the reliability of recent analysis of land use change, which have been based on apparently flawed satellite imagery-based methodologies. According... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 17, 2019
Growth Energy, the largest ethanol association in the US, has welcomed three new innovative business members: Frazenburg, Brown Tank and Bioleap. “Growth Energy is fortunate to now have three more innovative business members, each leaders in their respective fields, as part of our association,” said Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy. “Frazenburg, Brown Tank, and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 17, 2019
US advanced biofuels producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has opened its first biodiesel fuelling station in Seneca, Illinois, US. Customers will be able to fill up their vehicles with biodiesel blended fuel at the fully-automated station, which operates 24/7. “This diesel fueling station is another example of how REG is moving fuel forward by expanding our capabilities,”... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 17, 2019
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol has published its final report on the introduction of E10, a fuel blend containing 10% ethanol, which offers key recommendations to government. The report stemmed from an inquiry launched earlier this year into the lack of progress made by the Department for Transport (DfT) in the publication of its own... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 16, 2019
Aemetis’ subsidiary Universal Biofuels India has announced boosted revenues of over $50 million (€44.5 million) per year run rate, thanks to shipments of biodiesel that began in May. The biodiesel shipments are part of a previously announced $23 million (€20.5 million) supply contract with three Indian government-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs). “The... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 15, 2019
US airline Delta has flown its first carbon-neutral delivery flight, using biofuels and carbon offsets, as the airline continues towards its goal of a 50% carbon emission reduction by 2050. Delta has teamed up with biofuel supplier Air BP for the provision of biofuels for an initial 20 delivery flights from the Airbus final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, US. The Airbus... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 15, 2019
The US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California has fined American Biodiesel for violations of the Clean Water Act at the company’s site in the Port of Stockton. On 8 July, US District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller sentenced the producer to probation after American Biodiesel, also known as Community Fuels, admitted to allowing the discharge of industrial... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 3, 2019
Flint Hills Resources has announced its decision to halt production at its Duonix biodiesel plant in Beatrice, Nebraska, US, as first reported by the Beatrice Daily Sun. The decision to idle the 50 million gallon per year biodiesel plant was made due to tough economics driven by low soybean prices. “Corn oil was less expensive,” Michael Wilhelmi, manager... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 12, 2019
Biofuel supply chain company Eco-Energy has launched its Ethanol Logistics Service, extending the company’s current logistics management capabilities to a wider range of ethanol buyers and shippers. The new platform will provide customers with improved visibility and control over their ethanol supply chain performance, according to Eco-Energy. Eco-Energy’s... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 11, 2019
US-based ethanol producer Attis Industries is the latest company to join the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA). The association supports and advocates for public policies that are technology neutral, use sustainable feedstocks and offer subsidy parity to ensure viable advanced biofuels can compete on a level playing field. It also engages with government to secure support... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 11, 2019
Phibro Ethanol Performance Group, a subsidiary of Phibro Animal Health Corporation, has expanded its portfolio of yeast products to address the needs of a changing ethanol market. The company provides solutions for ethanol producers based on fermentation, infection management and co-products for animal feed, with products including processing aids, cleaning aids, corn... [Read More]

Feature News
Jul 10, 2019
There’s really no escaping international politics in the US at present, especially for businesses whose domestic opportunities are softening and who had been looking towards customers in China as a good way to keep sales and prices moving in the right direction. This is certainly the case for North America’s ethanol producers, who find themselves at the front... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 10, 2019
California, US-based Vertimass has signed its first technology license agreement with cellulosic ethanol producer Alliance BioEnergy Plus for the production of renewable jet fuel. Vertimass’ technology, which also results in the production of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes (BTEX), enables the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals derived from... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 9, 2019
Earlier this month, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed biofuel targets for 2020, eliciting strong condemnation from industry players, including Growth Energy and the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE). The EPA’s proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) fails to include a mechanism to offset... [Read More]


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