August 17, 2016

California delegation issues letter to EPA in support of RFS

“On Aug. 8, members of the California delegation sent a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging the agency to increase final renewable fuel standard (RFS) blending targets to statutory levels. The letter also highlights the importance of the RFS program and notes that the EPA’s flawed methodology would absolve obligated parties from requirements […]

In pitting biofuels against the environment, only clear winner is oil

“A quiet revolution is taking place across the fruited plain. The total amount of U.S. land under production by American farmers is down– not just over the last 50 or 100 years, but also over the last decade according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Despite that trend, the production of crops for food, feedstock, […]

July 22, 2016

Biofuel Governors Tout E30

Coalition Sees Opportunity in Higher Fuel Economy Standards “Leaders and founders of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition see a push for higher fuel-economy standards as the next opportunity to spur more biofuels production around the country. The group met Saturday at the National Governors’ Association annual meeting in Des Moines. The governors stressed the opportunities they saw […]

July 21, 2016

Repeat After Me: High Octane, Low Carbon

“The auto industry is facing a double-edged sword in meeting tough new mileage and carbon standards. But, the good news is that help could be on the way in the form of higher ethanol blends.” — Dave VanderGriend, Ethanol Producer Magazine

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

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

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 […]