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USGC Provides Ethanol Education in Latin America

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) As many countries across Latin America (LTA) seek to develop energy transition policies, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) along with the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) have partnered to train

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How Cow Manure Is Fueling a Biogas Revolution

byMax Perez (Impakter)  Pioneering a circular bioeconomy, Mexican startup Sistema.bio empowers farmers worldwide to transform manure into clean energy, biofertilizers, and a sustainable future -- The world’s overflowing landfills and mounting piles of organic waste pose a severe environmental threat. As food

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Carbon Markets Proliferate Worldwide — Report

by Anne C. Mulkern (Politico Pro Climatewire) Three dozen emissions trading systems are now operating worldwide, raising $74 billion in revenue last year. -- Washington state's carbon market was one of five new or heavily revised systems to launch in 2023, adding

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World Fuel Gets International Sustainability Approval

by Charles Alcock (Aviation International News) New certifications cover North America, Europe and Singapore -- World Fuel Services this week achieved key approvals to meet international standards for carbon reduction measures and services. Today (April 5, 2024), the company announced it has

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new

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Grains Council Joins NEC Trade Panel Discussion

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) took part in the recent National Ethanol Conference (NEC) in San Diego. A delegation of Council staff and industry representatives from Mexico and the Latin American and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions attended the

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Volaris Joins the Initiative for the Development of the SAF

(News In America)  The initiative is promoted by Airbus and seeks to put proposals on the table to accelerate the production of this fuel.  Volaris, for the second consecutive time, joined the initiative promoted by Airbus, in which several actors in the

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RFA Reports Record Ethanol Industry Export Value

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  According to new reports from the Renewable Fuels Association, the value of the U.S. ethanol industry’s exports hit a record level of just over $7.1 billion in 2023. The volume of ethanol exports was the third-highest level

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Law Library of Congress Publishes Report on Selected Issues in Biotechnology Regulation

by Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (Bergeson & Campbell) The Law Library of Congress published a November 2023 report entitled Selected Issues in Biotechnology Regulation: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, England, European Union, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore,

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Signs MoU with Mexican Authorities for Helax Istmo, a Green Hydrogen Project

(Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners/Globe Newswire)  Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), through its Growth Markets Funds II and Energy Transition Fund I, will develop Helax Istmo, a green hydrogen and green maritime fuels project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Helax Istmo (“Helax”),

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Mexico Approves Environmental Permits for US$2.2bn Green Methanol Plant

(bnamericas) Planning for the US$2.2bn Pacífico Mexinol facility that will produce net-zero emissions methanol in Topolobampo, in Mexico’s Sinaloa state, is advancing faster than expected. After US ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar disclosed the US investment last weekend, environmental ministry Semarnat just approved construction of the country’s first

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Cemex Passes 1,000 Lower-Carbon Truck Milestone

(Cemex)   Cemex announced that it now has over 1,000 heavy-duty trucks powered with lower-carbon fuels as part of a comprehensive transition strategy seeking to decarbonize its global fleet. This initiative is part of the company’s flagship Future in Action program to

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U.S. Grains Council’s Global Ethanol Summit Wraps Up

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet)  The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Global Ethanol Summit (GES) concluded today with a variety of concurrent panel discussions with experts on various topics within the biofuel industry. GES, Oct. 16-18, is an education and trade forum that seeks to

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Regulatory Hurdles Stifling Mexico's Ethanol Potential, Say Specialists

(Bnamericas) Two Latin American biofuel experts have highlighted Mexico's significant potential for ethanol production, but they also pointed to shortcomings in the regulatory framework, particularly the absence of mandatory ethanol blending quotas, which are impeding progress. Mexico fulfills three crucial criteria to

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Public Policy Is Required to Promote the Production of SAF in Mexico

(Mexico Now)  According to Javier Villazón Salem, general director of Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA), although Mexico has signed international commitments to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero in the aeronautical sector, the so-called sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is still

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Airbus, LATAM Airlines Group Fund MIT Joint Program Study on Options for Decarbonizing Aviation in Latin America

(MIT Global Change/Airbus) Airbus and LATAM Airlines Group have funded a study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change (MIT Joint Program). The study, entitled "Options for Decarbonizing Aviation in Latin America in

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Nebraska Corn Board Hosts Trade Team from Mexico Exploring Ethanol

(Nebraska Corn Board/Nebraska Rural Radio Association) A delegation of 12 nutritionists and buyers from different feed-producing companies in Mexico were in the Midwest and Nebraska this week to gain a better understanding of the U.S. ethanol sector. In conjunction with the

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USGC Engages Aquaculture Sector with Immediate Success

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)Using Market Access Program funds, the U.S. Grains Council Mexico kicked off its latest DDGS market development program in the aquaculture sector. Previously, the Council had a limited engagement with the aquaculture sector in Mexico, with

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CleanJoule Announces US$50M Investment by International Consortium to Accelerate Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

(CleanJoule/Business Wire) Funds raised will further develop CleanJoule’s technology to produce more cost-effective Sustainable Aviation Fuel; investors include Indigo Partners, GenZero, Cleanhill Partners, Frontier Airlines, Wizz Air and Volaris -- CleanJoule, a U.S.-based startup focused on the production of Sustainable Aviation

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Obeo Biogas Closes $3 Million Seed Funding Round to Bring Sustainable Biogas Solution to Dairy Farms across North America

(Obeo Biogas/Business Wire) Obeo Biogas, a leading provider of innovative biogas solutions for dairy farms, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its seed investment round led by Diagram Ventures, a venture studio and investment group. The C$3 million investment

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Neste and Viva Aerobus Sign Purchase Agreement for One Million Liters of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Neste)  Neste and Viva Aerobus, the Mexican ultra low-cost carrier, have signed a new purchase agreement for one million liters (264,000 gallons) of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied to Viva Aerobus will be blended with conventional

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USGC: LTA, Mexico Ethanol Delegation Visits North Dakota

(U.S. Grains Council) In March, a delegation of public and private sector representatives from Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama and Colombia traveled to North Dakota to see the U.S. ethanol industry in action before attending the Renewable Fuels Association’s National Ethanol

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Jatropha: The Biofuel that Bombed Seeks a Path to Redemption

by Sean Mowbray (Mongabay) • Earlier this century, jatropha was hailed as a “miracle” biofuel. An unassuming shrubby tree native to Central America, it was wildly promoted as a high-yielding, drought-tolerant biofuel feedstock that could grow on degraded lands across

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USGC: Study Showcases Ethanol’s Advantages in Various Countries

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The U.S. Grains Council recently partnered with Turner, Mason & Company (TM&C), a leading energy research and consulting firm, to conduct the Fuel Ethanol Cost-Benefit Analysis Study, quantifying the economic and strategic benefits of blending ethanol in

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Vegetable Oil Is Gaining Traction as a Biofuel

by Felicity Bradstock (OilPrice.com) - Biofuels have grown increasingly popular in recent years as a way to reduce emissions when it comes to both transport and heating. -In the UK, around 1.7 million homes still rely on kerosene heaters, and

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Something Big is Coming

by Keith Loria (Biodiesel Magazine)  City by city, Greasezilla is conquering problems derived from excessive fats, oils and grease waste. -- When fats, oils and grease (FOG) separation technology Greasezilla was developed by Downey Ridge Environmental Co. nearly 20 years

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The Daily Digest’s Biofuels Mandates around the World 2023

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute

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CEMEX Invests in Clean Energy-from-Waste Technology

(CEMEX)  CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) and CEMEX Ventures (CEMEX’s corporate venture capital unit) announced today their investment in Waste to Energy Advanced Solutions (“WtEnergy”), a clean energy startup that has developed a novel process to transform solid waste into synthesis

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Mexican Airline Volaris Exploring Sustainable Fuel Options

by Kylie Madry (Reuters) Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris is exploring options to obtain sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), including a potential deal in the United States, the airline's top executive said in an interview following the company's investor day. "We have to work

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Mexico Seeks to Accelerate the Development of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) DEADLINE January 31, 2023

(Aviation News (Google Translation)) The main aviation companies and associations in Mexico call on the country's academy and research institutions to submit proposals on ways to accelerate the production and scalability of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF). Entries to the contest will

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Mexico’s Proposed GMO Corn Ban Will Cost US Producers Billions

by Jody Heemstra (DRG News) A Mexican presidential decree to ban genetically modified corn in 2024 would have severe economic consequences for the U.S. and Mexican economies. A study from World Perspectives, Inc., says the move will result in a loss of

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Top 5: All EVs, All the Time in the EU??

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) ... • Plug-in Hybrids with E85: An IFPEN study has showed that they’re just as climate-friendly as EVs – but will the EU Commission, Parliament and Council listen as they enter the trilogue negotiations

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Michoacán Biogas Firm Turns to Sargassum as New Source

(Bioenergy Insight) A Michoacán company that is already using the nopal, or prickly pear cactus, to produce biogas is now planning to do the same with sargassum, a genus of seaweed that washes up on Caribbean coast beaches in large

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The Digest’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel around the World 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Many countries are now active with Sustainable Aviation Fuel — but how much where, and when, and what? The bulk of activity continues to come from the US — however, the EU has been gaining momentum, and

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USGC Promotes Ethanol and DDGS Exports

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com) The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) organized a mission to Brazil last week to learn about the market potential Brazilian corn ethanol has domestically and globally and about logistics faced by U.S. ethanol exporters to Brazil at the main ports

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Avfuel and Neste Supply SAF to Viva Aerobus

(Avfuel)  Fulfilling its commitment made on World Environment Day, Viva Aerobus—Mexico’s ultra-low-cost airline—took its first flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel from Los Angeles to Guadalajara on June 15. The uplift was made possible by the partnership between Avfuel and Neste. The

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Algae Biopanel Windows Make Power, Oxygen and Biomass, and Suck up CO2

by Loz Blain (New Atlas) Beautifully designed, energy-generating bio-panels that suck up carbon dioxide and pump out biomass for use as fuel or fertilizer – that's the idea behind Mexican startup Greenfluidics and its nanotech-enhanced microalgae bioreactor building panels. The idea of

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Mexico: New Plant in Tampico Will Process Waste into Biogas for Vehicles

(NGV Journal) Through a private investment of 15 million dollars, a modern organic waste processing plant will be installed in Tampico, State of Tamaulipas, whose purpose will be to contribute to the recycling and conversion of garbage through state-of-the-art technological processes.

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MME and ProQR/GIZ Launch Study “Governance and Public Policies to Incentivize the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel”

(Brazil Ministry of Mines and Energy (Google Translation)) The study is an analytical framework on public policy that will introduce sustainable aviation fuel into the Brazilian energy matrix. -- The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) and the ProQR Project

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Promoting Favorable Ethanol Action through REEEAC

by Kelly Davis (Renewable Fuels Association) On May 24, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) held its last Charter 6 meeting. REEEAC advises the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs and policies

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TotalEnergies and Sempra Expand North American Strategic Alliance for the Development of LNG Exports and Renewables

(Total Energies) TotalEnergies and Sempra are expanding their North American strategic alliance with the signing of two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU): one for the Vista Pacífico LNG export project in Mexico and the other for the co-development of several onshore and offshore renewables

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Biodiesel from Wild Castor Oil

by David Bradley (Inderscience/Phys.Org)  The seeds of the wild castor oil plant, Ricinus communis, can be converted into biodiesel according to a new study in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology. The Mexican research team shows how the requisite

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Fitec Lands Contract to Build World's First Avocado Biogas Facility

(Fitec Environmental Technologies Inc./Biogas World) Mexico-based Villa Avocado will digest the waste from their avocado oil production facility to close the loop and create renewable energy. -- Fitec Environmental Technologies Inc., a Canadian biogas design and engineering company, has signed a

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Delegations From Latin America, Mexico Visit U.S., Attend Ethanol Events

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet) As part of ongoing market development efforts in Chile, Guatemala, and Mexico, and to increase ethanol use in Colombia, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC)hosted a delegation comprised of key government and industry representatives last week. The group attended the National Ethanol Conference (NEC) in New Orleans before visiting the Denver area

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Impact of Ethanol-Blended Fuel in Vehicles: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to NREL’s Ethanol Study

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) National Renewable Energy Laboratory’sstudy looks at the impact of ethanol-blended fuel at various blending levels (10%, 15%, and 20% vol.) on “in-operation” vehicles built to differing emissions and manufacturing standards around the world – focusing

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New RFA Reports Summarize 2021 Ethanol, Distillers Grains Trade

(Renewable Fuels Association) According to a pair of new statistical reports released today by the Renewable Fuels Association, U.S. exports of ethanol and distillers grains showed resilience in 2021 as the global economy continued to confront the COVID pandemic and supply chain challenges. The annual reports—now

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Complete Global Guide: The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  65 countries have targets or mandates--how much, where, when and what?  READ MORE Commodities 2022: European biofuel mandates to structurally shift ethanol demand higher in the year (S&P Global Platts) European Biofuel Mandates to Structurally Shift Ethanol

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Federal Watchdog: Trump’s USDA Overpaid Corn Farmers by $3B

by David Pitt (Associated Press)  The Trump administration overpaid corn farmers by about $3 billion in federal aid in 2019 and farmers in the South were paid more for the same crops than those elsewhere in the country, a federal

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ITOCO Launches Its Nopal Cactus Carbon Capture Program in Portugal through a Joint Venture with LATINCHOICE-UNIPESSOAL LDA

(Accesswire/ITOCO) ITOCO INC. (OTC PINK:ITMC) ITOCO is pleased to announce it has selected LATINCHOICE - UNIPESSOAL LDA. in Portugal to Joint Venture as it expands its Nopal Cactus Carbon Capture Program internationally.  The ITOCO Nopal Cactus Carbon Capture Program has been

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New Study Demonstrates Ethanol Blend Compatibility of Vehicles Around the World

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet)  A new study conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is out now that shows all vehicles in the study countries are highly likely to be compatible with E10. Motorcycles and scooters similarly analyzed in India and Indonesia have full compatibility with

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G-20 Fossil-Fuel Support Hits Nearly $600 Billion in 2020

by Victoria Cuming and Maia Godemer (BloombergNEF) The Group-of-20 countries have made headlines in recent months with some new pledges to achieve “net-zero” CO2 emissions by 2050 or, in China’s case, by 2060. But back in the here-and-now many of these

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CEMEX Invests in Pioneer Solar Technology

(CEMEX)  CEMEX Ventures joins a select group of leading global investors supporting Synhelion. Starting in 2020, CEMEX and Synhelion began developing an innovative solar-driven technology that aims to eliminate fossil fuels and the carbon footprint in the clinker manufacturing process. CEMEX, S.A.B.

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Aeromexico Recognizes International Day of Climate Action with SAF

(Aeromexico/Biobased Diesel Daily) As part of the International Day of Climate Action Oct. 24, Aeromexico operated its first flights between the U.S. and Mexico with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), reducing 27 tons of CO2 emissions, equivalent to making more than 3,800

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The Insect Love Story that Never Happens: The Digest's 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Provivi

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Keeping pests apart – mating disruption is what it’s all about for Provivi which uses a patented production method, enabling a step-change in the cost of manufacturing of pheromones, allowing the use of this technology

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Mexico City’s Metrobús Launches Biodiesel Trial

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Mexico, Metrobús has put into circulation two buses on Line 2, which will use a mixture of diesel and biofuel produced at the Central de Abastos in Mexico City from waste. This is a

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Models to Create Biodiesel and Bioplastics Are Being Developed at the UAG

(Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG)/Surest Informa (Google Translation)) ... The researcher pointed out that thanks to this line of research and the projects that have derived from it, it has been possible to model chemical processes such as the production of

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Out of 9 Countries, Germany Is the Only One Where Interest in EVs Exceeds That of Hybrids

by Lisa Martine Jenkins (Morning Consult) Combined interest in EVs and hybrids is greatest among potential car buyers in the United Kingdom --  • 30% of Germans in the market for a car in the next six months say an

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GIDARA ENERGY Announces a New Facility Converting Non-Recyclable Waste into Advanced Biofuels

(GIDARA Energy) GIDARA Energy is pleased to announce its first advanced biofuels facility in Amsterdam; Advanced Methanol Amsterdam (“AMA”). The plant will convert non-recyclable waste into advanced methanol. This product will be used for fuel blending, and therefore meet governmental

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Mexican University Makes Biofuel from Wine and Cheese Waste

by Phoebe French (The Drinks Business)  The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is using waste products from the wine and cheese industries to produce hydrogen and methane.  -- Researchers working in the university’s engineering department in the Mexican state of

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What Were 2020 U.S. Ethanol Export & Imports Like?: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to RFA’s Summary

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  More than 1.334 billion gallons—10 percent of the ethanol produced in the United States—were exported in 2020, according to the Renewable Fuels Association just released report summing up last year’s U.S. ethanol imports and exports.

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Despite Pandemic and Trade Barriers, U.S. Ethanol Exports Top 1.3 Billion Gallons in 2020

(Renewable Fuels Association) U.S. ethanol exports totaled 1.33 billion gallons in 2020, down 9 percent from 2019 and the lowest volume since 2016, according to official government statistics released today. Still, according to the Renewable Fuels Association, exports were a relative

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AFPM Sees Alignment with Biden on Trade, Economy

by Elliott Blackburn (Argus Media) ...  (President-elect Joe) Biden also campaigned on goals to increasingly electrify the US vehicle fleet and maintain support for renewable fuels, which would erode market share for the petroleum fuel that dominates AFPM membership's output. But

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2021

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new information

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Atlas Air Boeing 747 Operates Transatlantic Flight on Sustainable Fuel

by Jay Singh (Simple Flying) An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400F flew a transatlantic mission on Monday using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The test flight flew from Spain to Mexico, and Atlas Air ran the operation as it tests and examines

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20th Datagro Conference on Sugar and Ethanol: COVID 19 Impacts and Renovabio Set the Agenda

by Isabela Rodrigues* (Advanced Biofuels USA) In October, The 20th Datagro Conference on Sugar and Ethanol 2020 took place over a virtual platform with more than 4000 attendees. This year, Brazilian government authorities including Vice President Hamilton Mourão, Secretary of Amazon

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USGC: COVID-19 Weighed on 2019-’20 Global Ethanol Trade

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) At the close of the most recent marketing year, U.S. ethanol exports were down 12 percent year-over-year according to data from the USDA, weighed on by COVID-19 and the global issuance of stay-at-home orders. Over the course

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Growth Energy Outlines 2021 Biofuel Policy Priorities

(Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor today outlined the biofuels industry’s top federal priorities for 2021, highlighting key measures that elected leaders must take to protect the climate, revitalize rural communities, and offer more consumers clean, affordable options

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Council Outlines Trade Barriers In Comments Submitted To USTR

(U.S. Grains Council)  The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) highlighting significant trade barriers facing exports of U.S. coarse grains, ethanol and co-products. The Council has contributed comments on this topic

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Ductor to Develop 200 Biogas and Organic Fertiliser Projects

(Biofuels International) Finnish-Swiss biotech firm Ductor has closed funding from BW Group to develop 200 new biogas and sustainable organic fertiliser projects over three years. Ductor will develop the projects in the EU and North America after receiving a significant investment

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Ethanol's Recovery Readout

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A survey of ethanol plant CEOs and general managers shows the COVID-19 downturn had a significant impact on their operations. Most producers have substantially ramped up production since spring, but a full recovery is

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Harnessing Plant Power for Renewable Energy

(University of Leeds)  Tapping into the myriad uses of plants and fungi could save people and the planet, says new report -- University of Leeds researchers have joined forces with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to conduct research into the plants

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USGC Sees Potential for Ethanol Exports in Industrial Uses

by By Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News) The U.S. Grains Council is taking a harder look at promoting ethanol for industrial use. USGC CEO Ryan LeGrand says value-added products like hand sanitizer have helped buoy ethanol exports as fuel demand falls off. “People started

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E10 Flows into Mexico Following Collaboration

(Biofuels International)  Five trainloads of US petrol pre-blended at an E10 rate arrived in Guadalajara in May 2020 – a direct success of the Grains Council’s (USGC’s) collaboration with the Mexican Association of Service Station Providers (AMPES). The 14,500 gallons of

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Can U.S. Homegrown Sorghum Help the Ag Industry Get through Covid-19?

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) It’s been only two years since the Environmental Protection Agency approved sorghum oil as an eligible feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard, but a lot has happened since then. The EPA’s announcement marked a significant step

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USGC Solicits Applications for Ethanol A-Team

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The U.S. Grains Council is soliciting applications for seven advisory teams (A-Teams), including the Ethanol A-Team. According to the USGC, A-Team members gain expertise on trade policy and market development topics. In addition, their input helps

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Ductor to Build Three Biogas Facilities in Poland Utilising Poultry Waste

(Bioenergy Insight) Finnish-Swiss biotech company Ductor is building three combined biofertiliser-biogas facilities in northern Poland. The new facilities will be built in Poland's Zachodniopomorskie region, approximately 100km off the coast of the Baltic Sea. The plants will use 100% poultry waste

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'Tequila' Powered Biofuels More Efficient than Corn or Sugar: Ethanol from Agave Could Be Used for Biofuels and Hand Sanitiser

by Marcus Storm (University of Sydney) The plant better known for making tequila requires no irrigation and produces comparable or better yields of ethanol than sugar or corn. Economic analysis shows a first-generation crop will need government support to kickstart

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AltFuels Mexico 2020 --- POSTPONED to May 2021 --- Mexico City, Mexico

Reprogramación de AltFuels México 2020 / Rescheduling of AltFuels Mexico 2020 --  Atendiendo las recomendaciones nacionales e internacionales y teniendo como prioridad la integridad física y mental de los asistentes, la Asociación Mexicana de GNV, GNC, GNL y Biogás (AMGNV)

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Driving Demand in 2020 and Beyond

by Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... Driving new demand is at the heart of our work, and we envision a future where markets are open, E15 (not E10) is the floor for domestic growth, consumer confidence in ethanol

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The U.S. Is Not Energy Independent

by Amy Harder (Axios Generate) A short new Energy Information Administration report provides a breakdown that's useful in light of all the discussion these days about the U.S. energy posture. Driving the news: The report shows that while late last year the U.S. became a consistent

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RFA Reports Detail Ethanol, Distillers Grains Exports in 2019

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today released a pair of reports summarizing 2019 U.S. ethanol and distillers grains export and import data. Through a series of charts and graphics, the reports provide industry advocates, policymakers, the media, and general

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Mexico's Supreme Court Rules against Hiking Ethanol Fuel Content

by David Alire Garcia and Sharay Angulo (Reuters) The Mexican Supreme Court ruled against the modification of a fuel rule on Wednesday that would have allowed higher ethanol content in gasoline, similar to content rules in the United States, arguing that

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2020

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) 64 countries have targets or mandates - but how much where, and when, and what?  Besides the EU, the major blending mandates that will drive global demand are those set in the US, China and Brazil

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A Review of LCA Assessments of Forest-Based Bioeconomy Products and Processes under an Ecosystem Services Perspective.

(Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science/National Center for Biotechnology Information)    The emergence of politically driven bioeconomy strategies worldwide calls for considering the ecological issues associated with bio-based products. Traditionally, life cycle analysis (LCA) approaches are key tools used to assess

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Economics, Expectations and Exports

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Ethanol Producer Magazine talked to three experts about the past year, and what they see moving into 2020.  --  2019 brought a Reid vapor pressure waiver for E15, but it also brought excessive small

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House Passes Reworked North American Trade Deal in Victory for Trump, Democrats

by Erica Werner (Washington Post) The bill passed by a vote of 385 to 41 and is expected to pass the Senate early next year.  -- The House of Representatives voted Thursday in favor of a new trade deal for

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Growth Energy Hails Announcement of USMCA Deal

(Growth Energy) Today, Growth Energy, the nation’s largest ethanol association, hailed the announcement of a long-awaited deal on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on trade. The USMCA modernizes the previous trade pact, strengthens the trade relationship between these North American nations, and

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Informal Ethanol Market Thrives in Mexico

by Sergio Meana (Argus Media) Drivers in Mexico are using high concentrations of ethanol in their tanks as a direct, cheaper substitute of gasoline despite blends over 10pc being illegal, conventional fuel retailers said. Retailers in often informal street-side outlets advertise ethanol on

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Indonesia Asks Mexico to Develop Palm Oil-Based Biofuel

(Antara News)   Indonesia has invited Mexico to conduct research together to develop palm oil-based biofuel as renewable energy during the third meeting of the Indonesia-Mexico Consultative Committee on Agriculture (CCA) held in Mexico City. At the meeting, held on November

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Bioenergy DevCo to Purchase Compost Facility, Build AD Plant

(Bioenergy DevCo/Biomass Magazine) Bioenergy DevCo (BDC), a leading global developer of anaerobic digestion facilities that create renewable energy and healthy soil products from organic material, announced Nov. 21 that it has entered a 20-year partnership with Perdue Farms for the supply

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Farm Credit Head: Stabilize Ethanol, Pass USMCA

(The Fence Post/The Hagstrom Report) Farmers need the Trump administration to stabilize the biofuels market and Congress to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, Farm Credit Administration Chairman and CEO Glen Smith told the House Agriculture Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit

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ACE Shares Technical Ethanol Information with Retailers in Mexico

(American Coalition for Ethanol/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Last week, American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty returned to Mexico to speak at the first technical ethanol information forum to be held in Juárez, Mexico, near El Paso, Texas. These forums

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USGC: DDGS Trials Expand Sales in Southeastern Mexico

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) From the tropics in Campeche to the jungles in Palenque to the mountains in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the U.S. Grains Council is helping build markets through demonstration trials for U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), known

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Mexican Delegation Views Ethanol Industry in Grand Island Area

by Robert Pore (The Grand Island Independent)  A group of visitors from Mexico were in Grand Island Thursday to see the area’s ethanol production.  The 22 visitors represent various aspects of the ethanol industry in Mexico. They were in Grand Island to

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Wondering What If -- Real-World Fuels Are Needed as Part of Real-World Testing to Prove Ethanol's Worth in Helping to Boost Octane and Lower Emissions.

by Steve Vander Griend (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Urban Air Initiative)  ... While we are all glad Reid vapor pressure (RVP) relief for E15 was finalized, limiting us to E15 makes this a small victory rather than the game-changer it could have

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Scientists in Mexico Trial Biogas Production from Seaweed

(Bioenergy Insight)  A laboratory in Yucatán, Mexico has developed a prototype system that converts seaweed into biogas. Scientists started experimenting with sargassum after large quantities of the seaweed began washing up on the Yucatán coast. Raúl Tapia Tussell, head researcher in

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ACE Conference: USGC Optimistic about Future of Ethanol Exports

by Matt Thompson (Ethanol Producer Magazine) The American Coalition for Ethanol kicked off its annual conference in Omaha today. While there was some discussion of the state of the industry and the harm done by small refinery exemptions, there were also

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Transport Biofuels: Tracking Clean Energy Progress

by Pharoah Le Feuvre   (International Energy Agency)  Transport biofuel production expanded 7% year-on-year in 2018, and 3% annual production growth is expected over the next five years. This falls short of the sustained 10% output growth per year needed until

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Audio Available from 2019 American Coalition for Ethanol Conference

(Ag News Wire) The 32nd annual American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference is taking place August 14-16, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska. The event includes a welcome from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, followed by industry updates and a keynote presentation by new U.S. Grains

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USGC: Feeding Trials in Southeast Mexico Expand US DDGS Use

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Utilizing Market Access Program and Agricultural Trade Program funds, the U.S. Grains Council’s Mexico office has invested in marketing U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) through strategic feeding trials in southeast Mexico. In 2018, five trials

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Development of a Biorefinery Scheme to Produce Biofuels from Waste Cooking Oil

by Araceli Guadalupe Romero-Izquierdo, Fernando Israel Gómez-Castro, Claudia Gutiérrez-Antonio, Rogelio Cruz Baraja, Salvador Hernández  (Computer Aided Chemical Engineering)  ... In this work, a biorefinery scheme using waste cooking oil (WCO) is presented, aiming to obtain biodiesel and biojet fuel simultaneously as main

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Mexican Fuel Marketers Confident They Can Offer Ethanol Following Tour of Iowa Ethanol Supply Chain

(American Coalition for Ethanol)  The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) hosted a tour in conjunction with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in Iowa last week to show nine decision-makers from key Mexican retail and supplier

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Streamlining the Biofuel Production Process

(European Commission)  The production of biofuels like ethanol from non-food biomass is a lucrative prospect for the agricultural sector. However, due to the complexity and expense of the large-scale industrial process currently needed to produce such biofuels, they remain out of

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Ed Lotterman: Oil Prices, War, and a Bad Corn Crop

by Ed Lotterman (Bismarck Tribune)  Unless National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo manage to gin up a war with Iran, the terrible crop conditions across much of the Midwest this year means that some fuel

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Twenty-One Individuals Indicted on Charges of Conspiracy to Commit Interstate Transportation of Stolen Used Cooking Oil, Money Laundering, Harboring Aliens, and Immigration-Related Entrepreneurship Fraud

(U.S. Department of Justice)  Robert J. Higdon Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that a federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned a Superseding Indictment charging the following individuals with conspiracy to commit interstate transportation

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Towards Sustainable Bioeconomy - Lessons Learned from Case Studies

by Marta Gomez San Juan, Anne Bogdanski and Olivier Dubois  (Food and Agricultural Organization) ... )T)his report offers lessons from 26 case studies of sustainable bioeconomy interventions from around the world and from a range of different sectors. The overall aim of the report is

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Cactus Biofuel: Mexico's 'Green Gold

(CNN)  Since 2015, Michoacan-based clean energy company Nopalimex has used prickly pear cactus to make biofuel for vehicles: Mexico's "Green Gold." WATCH VIDEO

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Argus Mexico Fuel Markets Summit --- August 28-30, 2019 --- Mexico City, Mexico

Your one-stop shop for the latest information on Mexico’s evolving fuel markets.  The Argus Mexico Fuel Markets Summit is coming back to Mexico City, August 28-30. We are gathering hundreds of fuel and refined product professionals to network and discuss the

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Argus Mexico Fuel Markets Summit --- August 28-30, 2019 --- Mexico City, Mexico

We are gathering hundreds of fuel and refined product professionals to network and discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing market. This conference will be delivered in a Spanish/English format with simultaneous translation available. Discussions will include: The latest information on energy

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Study Shows Ethanol’s Impact

by John Huthmacher (Hastings Tribune)  Ethanol continues to be a driving force in Nebraska’s economy, affecting a sizable portion of the state’s business sector. This, according to a recent impact study released by University of Nebraska-Lincoln economists. The report examines the economic impact

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This Mexican Company Is Making Biofuel from Cactus Plants

by Sean Fleming (World Economic Forum)  ... Rogelio Sosa López, is a farmer and tortilla producer from Zitácuaro. Like many farmers, he was always open to the idea of finding new ways to keep operating costs down. Working with a

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USGC: Ethanol Education Is Essential to Winning Mexican Market

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The key to making informed decisions is education, and that’s just what the U.S. Grains Council’s goal has been regarding increasing demand for U.S. fuel ethanol in Mexico. After Mexico changed its law in 2017 to allow

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Mexican Judge Rules against Higher Ethanol Mix in Gasoline

by Adriana Barrera and Daina Beth Solomon (Reuters)  A judge in Mexico has ruled against a 2017 measure that allows higher ethanol levels in gasoline, saying it could worsen air quality, attorneys for environmentalists fighting the provision said on Tuesday. Mexico raised its

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AltFuels Mexico --- March 11-14, 2019 --- Mexico City, Mexico

Gas for vehicular use (NGV) is the most efficient, clean and sustainable fuel since it balances important environmental advantages in balance, through the reduction of emissions of both CO2 and pollutants and less noise pollution. For more than ten years in Mexico began

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First Biogas Plant Opens in Mexico, It May Supply Public Transport Fleet

(Government of Michoacán/NGV Journal) The State of Michoacán seeks to remain at the forefront in the creation of clean energy and recently opened the Nopalimex plant, the country’s first facility of its kind that generates biogas and electric power through the

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Audio: Grain, Ethanol Market Development Work To Surge With USDA ATP Funds

(U.S. Grains Council)  New funding to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) from the Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) Program – part of a larger “trade aid” package offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the wake of new tariffs and global

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Recognizing Today’s Reality to Shape a Better Tomorrow

by  Brian Jennings (American Coalition for Ethanol/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Looking back to one year ago, ethanol renewable identification numbers (RINs) were fetching nearly 70 cents (a valuable incentive for ethanol blending), exports were swelling to record volumes, and EPA was promising

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Driving Opportunities to Expand the Market

by Emily Skor (Growth Energy/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... We expect a proposed rule in February, followed by a public hearing and comment process. President Donald Trump’s administration has clearly stated its intention to have a rule in place by June 1—when

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They Develop Biosensors to Optimize Biodiesel Production

(Uniradio Informa/Notimex (Google Translation))  They develop biosensors to optimize biodiesel production  --  The Institute of Engineering of the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) developed biosensors in this border city, with the aim of optimizing the biodisel production process. The UABC researcher, Margarita

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Biofuels Mandates around the World 2019

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Digest today (January 1, 2019) releases its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. The bulk of mandates continue to come

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Collaboration Is the Name of the Game at RSB’s 2018 Annual Meeting – Event Wrap-up

(Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials)  Each year RSB brings its community together for the highlight of our calendar: our Annual Meeting. An opportunity to gather our members from many different sectors to discuss and debate the most pressing issues in the development

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G20 Countries Must Act Quickly to Decarbonise The Transport Sector

(Agora Verkehrswende)  According to a new report, CO2 emissions from transport are still rising. If immediate action is not taken, more radical measures will be unavoidable in the future.  --   To keep global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius, the world’s

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Paris Riots over Fuel Taxes Dim Hopes for Climate Fight

by Seth Borenstein and Angela Charlton (Associated Press)  The “yellow vests” in France are worrying greens around the world. The worst riots in Paris in decades were sparked by higher fuel taxes, and French President Emmanuel Macron responded by scrapping them Wednesday.

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Penny for Your Corn? Stingy Trade-War Aid Irks U.S. Farmers

by P.J. Huffstutter and Mark Weinraub (Reuters)  ... Federal economists have calculated that the nation’s losses in corn - its largest crop by harvest and export volume - amount to just a penny per bushel, a pittance farmers call absurd. That’s

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Closed Doors, Open Windows: Tariffs in China and Brazil ...

by Lisa Gibons (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Tariffs in China and Brazil have deeply affected U.S. ethanol exports, but other markets remain, new ones are opening and opportunities still abound for the world’s lowest-cost octane. Despite a 20 percent tariff rate quota implemented

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ACE Hopes to Help Grow Mexico’s Ethanol Market

by Matt Thompson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Fresh off a trip to Mexico to tout the benefits of ethanol to retailers, the American Coalition for Ethanol’s Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty said interest in ethanol among the country’s retailers is piqued. Lamberty

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‘Breakthrough’ Harvesting Solution, Growing Market, Potential beyond Biodiesel – All Good Signs for Castor Oil’s Future

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  A ‘breakthrough’ mechanical harvesting solution for castor bean plants was developed by Evogene and agricultural equipment manufacturer, Fantini s.r.l., resulting in the removal of a major bottleneck in the conversion of castor beans into a fully

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Evofuel and Fantini s.r.l Announce Breakthrough in Mechanical Harvesting for Castor Bean

(Evogene Ltd./Globe Newswire)  Mechanical harvesting is a major bottleneck in conversion of castor bean to a fully modernized commercial crop; Combination of Fantini s.r.l Harvester with Evofuel proprietary varieties has demonstrated in field trials significant improvement in yield loss  --  Evofuel Ltd.,

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Trump’s Trade War Looms over Divided U.S. Farm Belt ahead of Vote

by Humeyra Pamuk and P.J. Huffstutter  (Reuters)  ... Some of the nation’s 3.2 million farmers and ranchers, traditionally staunch Republicans, are wavering in this election because of the trade dispute with China, the main buyer of U.S. soybeans and pork, interviews with

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Concept to Construction and Exports are Crucial

by Lisa Gibson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In the U.S. ethanol industry, three plants are under construction, while a fourth makes its way through the permitting process. -- In an industry with more than 200 existing plants, four new projects is a

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Blue Agave Crop Grown in Far North Queensland to Be Burnt at Sugar Mill for Power Generation

by Courtney Wilson (ABC News)  Blue agave — which is the base ingredient for tequila — is currently grown on a commercial scale in Mexico, but Queensland's MSF Sugar is aiming to become a world industry leader, with plans to plant

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USGC: Ethanol Summit Sparks Engagement on Ethanol Policy

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ..Countries shared their experiences with implementing biofuels policy and discussed how best to support the development and implementation of ethanol policies with a role for trade. Recognized scientists and ethanol experts demonstrated how ethanol use

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US, Mexico, Canada Reach Trade Deal

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... USGC data shows the U.S. exported nearly 332.63 million gallons of ethanol to Canada during the 2016-’17 marketing year, up from 313 million gallons during the 2015-’16 marketing year. The U.S. also exported 27.6

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Pressure to Perform: Growing Export Markets and New Coproduct Lines Are Increasing Demands on the Ethanol Laboratory.

by Susanne Retka Schill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... “They have to realize that for all these years we’ve been making fuel ethanol with ASTM grade, and that’s it. Now, we’re going to add two, or even five, new product codes. We’re going

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Interview: Scientist Warns of "Seagrass Crisis" in Caribbeans

by Carina Lopez  (Xinhua)  Massive quantities of Sargassum seaweed are invading Caribbean beaches mostly thanks to global warming and countries should work closely with scientists for a sustainable solution, said a researcher at a leading Mexican university on Saturday. Brigitta Ine Van

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Frustration Brews in the Ethanol Industry

by Dan Looker (Successful Farming) Lawsuits and EPA petitions are in the works.  --  ... “I would say the status quo right now is unacceptable for the industry,” says Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy. “If he’s (President Donald Trump) supportive

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ACE Continues Work with Service Station Owners in Mexico

(American Coalition for Ethanol/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  American Coalition for Ethanol Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty traveled to Chihuahua, Mexico, this week for the fourth of six technical ethanol workshops the U.S. Grains Council is holding for Mexican petroleum equipment installers and

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USGC Emphasizes Commitment to Mexican Trading Partnership

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) The election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a left-of-center populist, as Mexico’s next president on July 1 will add new elements to the already-complex U.S.-Mexico trading relationship, negotiations for a revised North American Free Trade Agreement

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Mexican Ethanol Optimism Returns after States Ask for Ban Repeal

(UkrAgroConsult)  The Mexican ethanol market could have more room to grow as the states of Nuevo Leon and Jalisco have asked for a repeal of a ban on ethanol blending in their principal cities of Monterrey and Guadalajara, respectively. "If our gasoline

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North America Climate Smart Agricultural Alliance Launches Website

(North America Climate Smart Agricultural Alliance)  The North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (NASCAA) has launched a new website. The new online hub, which can be reached at www.NACSAA.net, was announced June 25 during a webinar of the Alliance's steering

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Mexican Court Overturns Ethanol Blending Injunction

by Josh Pedrick (Platts)  A federal tribunal in Mexico Thursday overturned an injunction blocking ethanol blending from climbing to 10% from 5.8%, two sources connected to the case told S&P Global Platts.  "Effectively, today the collegiate court decided to revoke the suspension,"

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Mexican Researchers ID High Oil-Yielding Pine Nut Varieties for Biodiesel

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Mexico, researchers from the National Institute of Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock Research are making headway on the production of biodiesel from pine nuts with three high oil yielding varieties have been selected from clones sourced from the

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Engage North American Youth to Prevent, Recover and Recycle Food Loss and Waste DEADLINE: May 3, 2018

(Commission for Environmental Cooperation) The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is requesting proposals from prospective consultants to work in collaboration with youth organizations and government to empower and motivate youth (ages 5-23) to participate in reducing the quantities of food

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USGC Answers Ethanol Questions from Mexico Service Station Owners

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  As Mexico’s energy sector continues to evolve, the U.S. Grains Council is running a series of technical workshops there to answer questions from local service station owners about how to utilize and profit from using ethanol. The

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Nopalimex’s Nopal Gas Will Sell for 12 Pesos

(Mexico Daily News)  Michoacán nopal biogas station will be first in the world  --  A company in Michoacán is ready to start selling an emissions-free biogas produced from nopal for just 12 pesos per liter after increasing its production capacity earlier this

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Indiana Farm Leaders on Importance of NAFTA

by Andy Eubank (Hoosier Ag Today)  ... “There are a lot of positives of NAFTA as it relates to agriculture in Indiana; and all throughout the value chain and economy we would feel the impact should the U.S. withdraw from NAFTA,”

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US Ethanol Export Sales Effort IBP ‘Rousing Success’ at RFA Event

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... The meetings were scheduled as part of the Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program (IBP), a joint government-industry effort that increases U.S. export sales by promoting international attendance at major U.S. conferences. For the third

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Bolivia Announces Intent to Establish E10 Mandate at USGC Seminar

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Bolivian government announced its intention to establish an ethanol blend mandate during a December seminar conducted by the U.S. Grains Council. Bolivian Vice President Garcia Linera made the announcement during closing remarks at the event, reporting

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Drivers in Oaxaca Singing the Praises of E50

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Mexico, rising gas prices in Oaxaca have seen drivers turn towards higher ethanol blends as a way to save money. Three stations opened up offering up to 50% ethanol blends in 2016 and have seen customers

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