Blogging For Biofuels

Key Takeaways From The Latest CARD Study

  • Tuesday, 29 September 2015 00:00

Over the weekend, Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development released a new study that concludes the original 2016 RFS targets can be met through E85 consumption.

Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association producer member, Al-Corn Clean Fuel, plans to more than double its ethanol production capacity to 120 million gallons a year. 

 

Gevo Inc plans to increase isobutanol production at its Luverne, Minn. plant to a range of 750,000 and a million gallons in 2016. 

 

With E15 back on sale, we prepared this video to remind everyone of the environmental benefits of using E15.

 

Member Spotlight : Novozymes

  • Friday, 18 September 2015 00:00

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This month we spotlight our newest member, Novozymes. We spoke to Peter Halling, vice president of biofuels at Novozymes, on the company, its position in the ethanol industry and what it sees for the future of ethanol and advanced biofuels.

 

Ethanol 101 : E0 Mania At The Marina

  • Thursday, 17 September 2015 00:00

Take a look at the photo below. Stare hard and start turning your mental wheels.

 

E15 Is Back!

  • Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:00

The end of summer also signals the end of the reid vapor pressure (RVP) season, which means all vehicles 2001 and newer can once again use E15.

 

The USDA has announced that 21 states, including Minnesota, will receive grants through its Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) program to add infrastructure to increase E15 and E85 pumps. Minnesota, specifically, will receive grants to add 620 fuel pumps to dispense higher ethanol blends such as E15 and E85.