Tag Archives: ethanol

NCGA: Renewable Fuel Standard Still A Top Priority

In a panel presentation last week, National Corn Growers Association CEO Rick Tolman highlighted the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard to help increase and guarantee a vibrant domestic renewable fuel market. “We cannot underestimate the importance of the RFS,” Tolman said. “It cut imported oil and serves as the basis for investment in infrastructure

DuPont Breaks Ground On Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

DuPont is one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels by breaking ground on its cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, IA. Expected to be completed in mid-2014, this more than $200 million facility will be among the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world. This new facility is expected to generate 30 million gallons

Novozymes Partner Chemtex Receives USDA Commitment To Build Advanced Biofuels Plant

USDA has announced a $99 million partnership with Chemtex to support construction of a new advanced biofuels plant in the U.S. The plant is expected to be located in Sampson County, NC, and produce 20 million gallons per year from energy crops. Construction is targeted to begin in late 2012. “Novozymes is excited to partner

Clariant Launches Biofuel Of The Future

Clariant, the Swiss specialty chemicals company, today inaugurated Germany’s biggest pilot plant for the production of climate-friendly cellulose ethanol from agricultural waste. Located in Straubing, Bavaria and supported by the Bavarian government and the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, the futuristic project will produce up to 1,000 tonnes of cellulose ethanol from around 4,500

The Andersons Finalizes Purchase Of Iowa Ethanol Plant

The Andersons (No. 26 on the CropLife 100 list) has completed the purchase of an ethanol facility in Denison, IA, now known as The Andersons Denison Ethanol LLC. The operations consist of an ethanol production facility with an adjacent 2.7 million bushel grain terminal, previously owned by Amaizing Energy Denison LLC and Amaizing Energy Holding