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Dec 5, 2019
Brazilian sugarcane producers to benefit from higher ethanol demand, RenovaBio programme in 2020
Bioethanol News
Dec 4, 2019
Energy giant BP has completed the formation of its joint venture with Bunge, BP Bunge Bioenergia. Brazil is currently one of the largest and fastest growing markets for biofuels in the world; through this transaction, BP Bunge Bioenergia is now the second largest operator by effective crushing capacity in the Brazilian bioethanol market. BP’s Mario Lindenhayn will... [Read More]

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Nov 27, 2019
US ethanol trade association Growth Energy has welcomed The Andersons as its newest producer plant member. The addition brings the association’s membership to a total of 103 producer plant members, who represent 8.7 billion gallons of total US ethanol production. Established in Maumee in the US state of Ohion in 1947, The Andersons is a diversified company rooted... [Read More]

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Nov 26, 2019
A study carried out by researchers at the University of Queensland, Australia has shown that future demand for ethanol could potentially expand farming land used for sugarcane production in Brazil by five million hectares by 2030. According to Milton Aurelio Uba de Andrade Junior, a researcher at the university’s school of earth and environmental sciences, future... [Read More]

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Nov 25, 2019
Carbon recycling company LanzaTech is continuing to progress in scaling up its alcohol to jet (ATJ) platform, which converts ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Commercialisation of the process has been ongoing for numerous years, beginning with the partnership between LanzaTech and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory... [Read More]

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Nov 22, 2019
US clean fuel association the American Coalition of Ethanol (ACE) has elected its new officers and executive committee for 2020, at its end of year meeting. Five people have been re-elected to serve as officers on the executive committee next year, including: Duane Kristensen, serving as board president; Dave Sovereign, serving as board vice-president; Ron Alverson,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 21, 2019
Biofuels association Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) is continuing to expand its membership, with the addition of new members including fuel marketers, global technology developers and strategic intelligence services providers. The new members include: Argus Media, an independent provider of energy and commodity price benchmarks; Carbon Engineering, a Canadian company... [Read More]

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Nov 21, 2019
The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets has finalised a rule enabling the state of New York to allow the sale of E15, a blend of fuel with 15% ethanol. This approval will open up America’s fourth largest fuel market to E15 fuel, which is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for all vehicle models year 2001 and newer. Welcoming the news,... [Read More]

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Nov 20, 2019
Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels, a joint venture between Royal DSM and Poet, has paused production of cellulosic biofuels at its Liberty project and shifted efforts to research and development (R&D) to improve operational efficiency. The biofuels producer blamed ‘EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] challenges with the implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard... [Read More]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]


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