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News Category: Bioethanol News
Dec 18, 2018
Ethanol plant and pipeline plans in Napa Junction
BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 17, 2018
According to a government researcher, China is set to at least triple its ethanol production capacity by 2020 in order to keep up with growing demands for cleaner fuels, Reuters reports. At an industry event, China National Renewable Energy Centre researcher Don Kejun outlined how... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 13, 2018
US trade association Growth Energy’s CEO Emily Skor appeared before the US House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment’s hearing this week. The hearing was based around a discussion draft put forth by representatives John Shimkus (Republic, Illinois) and Bill Flores (Rebublic, Texas)... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Ontario’s Government for the People has announced a new, made-in-Ontario environment plan. The proposed climate change solution claims that new regulations should help lower greenhouse gas emissions and support communities to protect themselves from climate change. The plan specifies how it will carry out particular climate action... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 23, 2018
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has outlined how the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) small refinery waivers have caused ‘clear destruction’ to ethanol’s demand and price. Supported by new analysis conducted by the RFA, the report looks at how the increasing numbers of small refinery exemptions from... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Nov 16, 2018
Energy systems developer Greenbelt Resources Corporation (Greenbelt) announced that it is commencing the first phase of the “California Bioethanol Project”, a three-phased initiative to convert one of its facilities into a bioethanol refinery. According to a press release, the biorefinery will have an estimated production capacity of... [Read More]

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]