Biofuel: Trump Promises Ethanol Blend Increase Year-Round – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018At a White House meeting Thursday focusing on agriculture and trade, President Donald Trump said his administration will approve a long-standing demand of the biofuels industry and allow 15% ethanol […]

RFS Waivers: EPA Underfire, Ethanol Futures Drop, RIN Market is “Cratering” – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2018Damage may have been done to ethanol and corn markets by waivers granted to refiners in recent years, but one ethanol industry official said it’s too soon to know the […]

Biofuel Groups Happy that EPA Rewriting Some Emission Standards – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018With the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard in question, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be opening another avenue to expand the role of ethanol in the nation’s fuel […]

Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA’s Back Door Waiver is Starting to Smell – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2018The Environmental Protection Agency has opened its own “back-door waiver” to the Renewable Fuel Standard by granting retroactive exemptions to RFS obligations to more than a dozen small refiners, including […]

Biofuel: University of Florida Joins Project to Create Fuel from Plants

🕔Apr 3, 2018The University of Florida is one of 17 institutions partnering with the University of Illinois in the $115-million Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI). Researchers will work to […]

Biofuels: Illinois Researchers Receive $1 Mln to Study Bioenergy Crops

🕔Apr 2, 2018The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced a grant for $1 million to support research led by a University of Illinois scientist. The research will address the […]

Biofuels: A Pattern Change for Biodiesel Profitability in 2017?

🕔Mar 29, 2018The U.S. biodiesel production industry for some time has had a distinct “feast or famine” pattern in terms of profitability. The industry made very large profits in 2011 and 2013, […]

Biofuels: What Happened to Ethanol Profitability in 2017?

🕔Mar 15, 2018The ethanol industry has been much in the news in recent months with the ongoing political battle over the future of the RFS. It is easy to lose track of […]

Ethanol Plant Builder Steps Up with RIN Plan – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Jeff Broin, the founder of POET, a South Dakota company that builds and manages ethanol plants, plans to present the White House with a proposal to multiply the number of […]

RFS Deal-Making: Follow the North Star

🕔Mar 9, 2018With a flurry of negotiations and political conflict, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) squeezed its way into the national news cycles of recent weeks (Kopperud, February 23, 2018; Renshaw, February […]

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