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Nov 20, 2019
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Bioethanol News
Nov 18, 2019
US ethanol association Growth Energy has announced that summer sales of E15, fuel blended with 15% ethanol, were up 46% year-on-year in 2019 on a per-store basis. Moreover, for the first time, summer 2019 saw the number of stores offering E15, which is also known as Unleaded 88, increase. Led by Casey’s, the retail industry added 149 stores over the summer months. This... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 13, 2019
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has initiated the roll-out of 500,000 ethanol cooking stoves to households across Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Speaking on behalf of the District Commissioner for Ilala, the District Administrative Secretary thanked the joint efforts that will enable residents to be among the first to benefit from the ethanol-fuelled... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 13, 2019
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has received its latest passenger aircraft from the US via a delivery flight that was powered with a blend of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The brand new Boeing 777-300ER was flown from Boeing’s facility in Washington, US to Japan, using SAF made from waste gas derived ethanol from ethanol. The success of the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
American stock car racing company NASCAR has surpassed 15 million miles using Sunoco Green E15 ethanol blended fuel, under a partnership with American Ethanol. Since 2011, consumer adoption of higher blended ethanol fuels has grown steadily, with NASCAR competition one of the key leaders in the endeavour. The fuel, which is supplied by Sunoco, is a highly oxygenated... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
US ethanol producer Green Plains has recorded a net loss of $39.0 million (€35.3 million) for the third quarter of 2019, due in large part to a ‘continued weak ethanol margin environment’. The company reported revenues of $632.4 million (€572.5 million) for the three-month period, down from the $789.0 million (€714.3 million) recorded in the third quarter... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
US low-carbon renewable fuels producer Pacific Ethanol has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2019, with president and CEO Neil Koehler hopeful for increased ethanol demand in the near future. Net sales for the quarter were $365.2 million (€330.7 million) for the quarter, down slightly on the corresponding year-ago period. Pacific Ethanol sold... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2019
European biofuels producer VERBIO has reported a significant increase in its results for the first three months of the 2019/20 financial year, compared to a year ago. Group revenues increased by 23% to €210.1 million, up from €170.7 million in the previous year period. EBITDA for the three months was €23.8 million, significantly higher than the €16.1 million... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 31, 2019
Biofuels producer Vertimass has been chosen by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) to receive up to $1.4 billion (€1.25 billion) to optimise its renewable jet fuel. The funding will help Vertimass commercialise its ‘green’ catalyst technology that converts ethanol into renewable jet fuel, which is compatible with current jet... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 30, 2019
The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has shared technical information with prospective retailers in developing a market for ethanol in Mexico. The association’s senior vice-president Ron Lamberty recently spoke at the first technical ethanol information forum held in Juarez, Mexico, near El Paso in the US state of Texas. The forum was one of many to be run... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 29, 2019
A.P. Moller – Maersk has joined forces with Wallenius Wilhelmsen, BMW Group, H&M Group, Levi Strauss and Marks & Spencer to explore LEO, a blend of lignin and ethanol, as a potential future sustainable shipping fuel. The LEO Coalition, which also includes Copenhagen University, will consider the environmental and commercial viability of LEO fuel for shipping.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 29, 2019
US industry association the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) has partnered with the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kansas, US to quantify sorghum sustainability in a key American ethanol production region. The partnership will be carried out through a conservation collaboration grant that will document sorghum... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 29, 2019
Winthrop, Minnesota-based ethanol producer Heartland Corn Products has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $53,000 (€47,842) for a number of environmental violations at its facility. The fine, which will be paid to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), covers a variety of violations that came to light when the company carried out its own environmental audit... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 28, 2019
A new study carried out by shipping line A. P. Moller – Maersk and classification society Lloyds Register has confirmed that the best way to decarbonise shipping is to find new sustainable energy sources. Based on market projections, the best positioned fuels for research and development into net zero fuels for shipping are alcohol (ethanol and methanol), biomethane... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 21, 2019
Air Liquide has partnered with ArcelorMittal in an industrial-scale demonstration plant to capture carbon gas from the steelmaking process and recycle it into advanced bioethanol. As part of the project, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will provide a technology solution that purifies the offgas from the blast furnace used in the manufacture of steel. These... [Read More]


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