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Jul 12, 2018
US: 5 billion miles logged on E15
BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jul 11, 2018
CropEnergies, a major European bioethanol producer, has released financial results for the first quarter of the 2018/2019 financial year. According to a statement, the German biofuel producer started the financial year with a below average quarter compared to previous years. Revenues decreased by 17% to €192 million (the... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jul 11, 2018
Scientists from Imperial College London claim to have developed a solution which could lead to cheaper and more environmentally friendly biofuel production. According to the researchers, the breakthrough means they can break down plant-based biomass ’30 times faster than currently possible.’ Dr Alex Brogan, of Imperial’s Department of... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jul 4, 2018
ePURE, the European renewable ethanol association, has found that the use of European ethanol has contributed to a staggering 70% of greenhouse-gas reduction in 2017. The statistic is part of a larger movement to reduce Europe’s carbon footprint, one which has seen success each year since... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jun 21, 2018
More than 2,800 US retail sites will offer E15 by 2021, generating approximately 350 million new ethanol gallons annually. The figures come from a report released by Growth Energy on 20 June. Growth Energy’s new report touts the success of both E15 and Prime the... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jun 12, 2018
The US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and its industrial partner LanzaTech claim that their new technology is helping clear the way to ethanol derived jet fuel. In April, the ASTM International revised ASTM D7566 Annex 15 – the Standard Specification for... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jun 1, 2018
According to a new poll, US consumers feel that E15 should be available year-round at the pump, scrapping the summer barrier on the fuel. Each summer, from 1 June to 15 September, fuel stations across the US are forced to stop sales of E15 fuel blends. This... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Jun 1, 2018
 A campaign calling on the UK government to support the introduction of E10 blended petrol has been launched. The #BE10%Good campaign is being heavily backed by the UK’s bioethanol industry. According to a statement, it will run across PR, digital and social media channels. It is lobbying... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 23, 2018
Reuters is reporting that Marathon Petroleum, the second biggest refiner in the United States, has asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive their ethanol blending obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). RFS waivers can save companies tens of millions of... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 21, 2018
Following the introduction of a bill to warn consumers about the perceived dangers of E15 in small engines, representatives from the ethanol industry have questioned the rationale for the legislation. The biofuel proponents say that the new rules are designed to create confusion for consumers... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 18, 2018
Congressman Austin Scott of Georgia and Congresswoman Lois Frankel of Florida, members of the Congressional Boating Caucus, introduced the Consumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act of 2018 on 16 May. The legislation would ‘more clearly’ label E15 ethanol blended gasoline, which they say is ‘harmful and... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 18, 2018
The company says the 410 horsepower vehicle can enable CO2 reductions of up to 90%. Scania has released an alternative fuel engine option for the new truck generation and Euro 6 emissions standard. The new bioethanol engine delivers 2,150 Nm, equal to that of its diesel counterpart.... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 15, 2018
Valero Energy has acquired Pure Biofuels del Peru (PBF) through a subsidiary. According to Reuters, it is the refiner’s first infrastructure investment in South America. As the third largest fuels importer in Peru, PBF maintains a supply platform with customers including retailers, miners, and airlines.  The transaction... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 14, 2018
Reuters is reporting that President Trump’s biofuel policy changes will include a reduction in the amount of controversial ‘hardship waivers’ issued. According to the wire service the administration is in the ‘last stages’ of officially proposing the changes to the law. Among the revisions... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 10, 2018
Following months of debate between the representatives of Big Oil states and Big Corn states over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Reuters is reporting that President Trump has made a move towards reforming the biofuels industry. The proposed changes include permitting the sale of... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 2, 2018
Reuters is reporting that Poet has overtaken the grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) in global fuel ethanol production. While both companies had production capacities around 1.8 billion gallons previously, Poet has grown its capacity to 1.9 billion and ADM has reduced to 1.6 billion. The wire service... [Read More]