Biofuel en Digging into the science of cellulosic ethanol <div class="node-body article-body">DuPont has opened the largest cellulosic ethanol plant in the country near Nevada, Iowa. Here's a look at the event, the issues surrounding ethanol, and details about the process and the innovations DuPont is bringing to renewable energy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel DuPont Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:13:00 +0000 80851 at <p>DuPont&#39;s new cellulosic ethanol facility officially opened, but will ramp up production into 2016. This is the first plant of its kind in the country - not the first cellulosic ethanol plant - but this one uses proprietary processes the company developed.</p> USDA announces grants this week to stimulate bioeconomy <div class="node-body blog-body"> Since the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program's inception, USDA has made more than $280 million in payments that have helped support production of more than 5.8 billion gallons of advanced biofuel and the equivalent of more than 58 billion kilowatt hours of electric energy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:58:00 +0000 74671 at EPA postpones finalizing 2014 renewable volume obligations in RFS until 2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"> EPA looks to getting back on the annual statutory timeline by addressing 2014, 2015 and 2016 standards in the next calendar year. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:05:00 +0000 74251 at Uncertainty clouds the future of biofuels <div class="node-body article-body">EPA delays its ROV decision in the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014. The uncertainty has impacted the biodiesel industry, too. EPA’s slow move on the renewable fuel standard is creating uncertainty. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Biodiesel Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:45:00 +0000 73371 at <p>Rising use of biodiesel is hampered by uncertainty over rules from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.</p> National Biodiesel Board Economy has benefited significantly from RFS, Fuels America reports <div class="node-body blog-body">To see the impact of the RFS in your state and Congressional district, visit <a href="" title=""></a>.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:30:00 +0000 72741 at Industry letters to President Obama underscore importance of RFS targets <div class="node-body blog-body">"The impact would be equivalent to adding 7 new coal fired power plants or cancelling every wind farm project currently under construction in the United States.” </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Biodiesel Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 29 May 2014 16:24:00 +0000 71171 at More than half of biodiesel producers idle production <div class="node-body blog-body">Biodiesel producers have idled production in the face of a weak RFS proposal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Fuel Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 16 May 2014 15:03:00 +0000 71031 at Cellulosic ethanol facilities begin production this year <div class="node-body blog-body">If the volume requirements for biofuels are reduced and the country continues its reliance on Canadian oil sands, increases in greenhouse gases will be unavoidable.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Cellulosic ethanol Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:13:00 +0000 70761 at Biodiesel industry turns to corn oil <div class="node-body article-body">Movement to pull corn oil out as a co-product of ethanol production offers income potential for plants and a closer tie between ethanol and biodiesel.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Business Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:31:00 +0000 70751 at <p>Companies like FEC Solutions provide truck, rail and logistical support to ethanol plants looking to marketing distillers corn oil.</p> Photo credit: FEC Solutions Biodiesel’s future muddied by EPA’s RFS proposal <div class="node-body article-body">The Renewable Fuels Standard could cut biodiesel demand by 40%. Grassroots pressure on the EPA and Congress is needed through the spring. Tax incentive helps more than farmers, as rural communities benefit, too.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biofuel Fuel Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:24:00 +0000 70471 at <p>Could this handy biodiesel pump be a thing of the past? If the current Renewable Fuels Standard goes through as proposed, the future of pumps like this is dim.</p> United Soybean Board