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News Category: Bioethanol News
Nov 16, 2018
New Californian project to produce bioethanol
BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 7, 2018
In a bid to boost engagement with EU citizens on the subject of renewable ethanol, ePURE has launched a new website named Ethanol Facts. The site is designed to serve as an online resource for information about renewable ethanol. Specifically, it aims to help inform the public about... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 31, 2018
Environmental and conservation groups have filed a petition with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleging it has ‘illegally’ allowed millions of acres of wildlife habitat to be converted into corn and soybean crops since the implementation of biofuel mandates in the US in 2007. The... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 24, 2018
Growth Energy and Prime the Pump have announced that regional convenience store chain Cumberland Farms is to become the newest E15 retail partner to join the Prime the Pump program. Located in Massachusetts, Cumberland Farms will start to offer E15 at just over 120 of its Northeast... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 23, 2018
Reported by Pakistani news outlet Daily Times, the Government College University (GCU) in Lahore has signed a joint research project with the Bartin University in Turkey, researching a cost-effective production of bioethanol. According to the report, Bartin University’s Dr. Ahmet Karada explained that both Turkey and Pakistan... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 23, 2018
Major European bioethanol producer CropEnergies is to ‘pause’ production at its plant in Wilton, UK due to ‘difficult market conditions’, according to a company announcement. The plant, situated in the North-East of England, is operated by Ensus, a member of the Germany headquartered CropEnergies group since 2013.... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 22, 2018
An Austrian university of technology, TU Wien (TUW), announced in a public release that it has developed a diesel engine that utilises over 70% bioethanol. TUW detailed the technology used in the development of the engine, which uses both diesel and bioethanol in a ‘special’ dual-fuel combustion... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 15, 2018
Ethanol producer Green Plains announced in a press release that it had entered into an agreement with renewable fuels company Valero to sell three of its ethanol plants. Located in Lakota, Iowa; Bluffton, Indiana; and Riga, Michigan, the plants will be sold for $300 million (€258 million)... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 15, 2018
President Donald Trump has announced plans to lift summer restrictions on the sale of E15 fuel at gas stations in the US. On 10 October, at a political rally in Iowa, Trump announced his administration would allow year-round sales of gasoline with a 15% ethanol blend. Environmental Protection... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Oct 3, 2018
Reported by Energy Voice, Virgin Atlantic is operating its first LanzaTech biofuel flight from Orlando, Florida, to London Gatwick. The Boeing 747 will be using a bioethanol and conventional turbine fuel mix. “Long-haul travel is more important than ever for connecting people around the world. It’s... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 18, 2018
Prominent US ethanol producer Green Plains has planned the closure of two plants in Iowa. According to Reuters, the plants are to be shut due to low profit margins. Green Plains is the number 3 ethanol producer in the United States and has an annual... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 14, 2018
As reported by Vietnamese news outlet, Vietnam News, the country’s consumption of the biofuel E5 RON 92 topped 1.78 million cubic meters during the first half of the year. This is a dramatic 31% increase from the last year, accounting for over 40% of all... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 7, 2018
Formed in 2007, Vivergo aimed to deliver a substantial and significant portion of the UK’s forecast Biofuel demand. Originally a joint venture between AB Sugar and Du Pont, the company set out to become a biorefinery for the future. However, on the 6th of September it... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 4, 2018
On 30 August 2018, bioethanol trade association Growth Energy announced in a press release that it, alongside the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), has decided to file a lawsuit in federal district court against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Sep 4, 2018
According to new data, European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.84 billion litres of ethanol and 5.71 million tonnes of beneficial co-products in 2017. This record high greenhouse gas reduction, compared to petrol is being attributed to major production of animal feed.    There has been... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Aug 29, 2018
The UK’s Renewable Energy Association (REA) has published new analysis on the impact the introduction of E10 blended petrol would have in the UK, arguing that the switch should be made ‘as soon as possible.’ Crucially, REA’s analysis suggests that there are significantly fewer main household cars... [Read More]