June 29, 2016

Senators Support RFS

EPA’s McCarthy Pressed to Stick to Original 2007 Law “A bipartisan group of 39 senators on Friday sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy pressing for a Renewable Fuel Standard as was intended by the 2007 law. However, the question remains: Where does support for the RFS stand among the other 61 senators? Bob […]

June 16, 2016

How do you generate $2B in cellulosic ethanol, with no upfront investment?

"The news arrived from Iowa last week. Siouxland Energy Cooperative has licensed the Edeniq’s Cellunator and Pathway technologies for its 60 million gallon per year ethanol plant located in Sioux Center. Production will start by Q4 2016. "Meaning that Edeniq is shifting into “deployment stage” at warp speed. Why? It all comes down to the cost and [...]
June 14, 2016

Nissan Develops New Ethanol Fuel Cells to Jump Infrastructure Hurdle

“Nissan Motor Co. has developed a new kind of fuel cell drivetrain for cars that taps an onboard tank of ethanol instead of pressurized hydrogen, delivering a cheaper and safer ride that it says is more user friendly.” — Hans Greimel, Automotive News   Read Full Article

June 13, 2016

Five Things You Didn’t Know About California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

“New industry compliance data on the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Program shows that the LCFS—which requires the oil industry to help reduce carbon pollution from transportation fuels by 10 percent by 2020 through increasing the mix of low-carbon fuels—is already working and exceeding expectations.” — Simon Mui, NRDC Read Full Article

June 9, 2016

Siouxland Energy Selects Edeniq Cellunator and Pathway Technology

Siouxland Energy Selects Edeniq Cellunator and Pathway Technology Edeniq’s technology increases ethanol yield and corn oil and enables cellulosic ethanol production VISALIA, Calif. June 9, 2016 – Edeniq, Inc., a biorefining and cellulosic technology company, today announced that Siouxland Energy Cooperative has licensed the Company’s CellunatorTM and Pathway technologies for its 60 million gallon per […]

June 8, 2016

UAI calls on CARB to recognize role of ethanol in reducing carbon

“In comments recently filed with the California Air Resources Board, the Urban Air Initiative made a compelling case for higher octane, lower carbon fuels like midlevel ethanol blends to help the state meet its carbon reduction goals.” “UAI noted that even the University of California-Riverside, which has traditionally been a critic of ethanol cautioned in […]

May 23, 2016

Cellulosic growth likely for Ethanol industry

“Great market opportunities exist for the ethanol industry, Doug Durante said as he opened the Ethanol 2016: Emerging Issues Forum April 28.” “‘We can help the auto industry meet their requirements,’ he said. ‘They provide the cars to allow us to actually use the fuel, and the pumps and infrastructure will follow. And we know […]

May 19, 2016

It’s Time For an Octane Boost

“Modern and future engines need more octane — not less — to maximize fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.” “There are a variety of options for increasing the octane rating of gasoline, but one octane source stands out from the crowd: ethanol.” — Tracey King, The Detroit News   Read Article Here

May 18, 2016

EPA Suggests Higher Ethanol Volume Obligations in Proposed 2017 RFS

  “In a statement, the EPA indicated that advanced biofuels, which much achieve a 50 percent reduction of life cycle carbon emissions when compared to a gasoline baseline, would grow by nearly 400 gallons from 2016 to 2017. The proposed standards would also increase cellulosic biofuel, which must achieve a 60 percent emissions reduction, by 82 […]