As politicians, government agencies and industry advocates continue to debate the strength of the renewable fuel standard (RFS) that will be in place for 2017, the transportation sector just overtook power plants as America’s biggest climate problem.
India is on course to import more ethanol than ever before in 2017, with the U.S. and Brazil together filling more than 90% of the need. Meanwhile, producers are exploring the idea of shipping ethanol to the Asian ethanol market via the U.S. West Coast. Keep reading for these headlines and more from this week in ethanol news.
Nissan announced a new system that will power vehicles with bio-ethanol, researchers set sail for one year at sea with a vessel powered by 100% ethanol, and the U.S. ethanol industry is about to expand even more. Read on for more details of the top biofuel headlines from the past week.