This week’s news roundup touches on several topics moving the biofuel industry forward, from aviation biofuels to U.S. ethanol exports and the adoption of bioenergy in new markets.
Ethanol exports are up since this time in 2016, and new data once again confirms that the so-called 10% “blend wall” has been broken. Now it’s time to look ahead to expanding the US biofuels industry, which is just what a trio of governors are doing. Here are this week’s top headlines.
The ethanol industry is applauding the introduction of a bill to extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to ethanol blends above 10%. Meanwhile, Europeans are asking for bioenergy to make up a bigger portion of their energy mix and, based on a new study of ethanol’s impact on the U.S. economy, it’s not hard to see why. It’s all here in your weekly news roundup!
Amid a packed schedule at the National Ethanol Conference in San Diego, news from Washington, D.C. still grabbed the attention of the ethanol industry. This story and more ahead in your weekly news roundup!