With a new Commander in Chief officially sworn into office, much of the news this week surrounded President Trump and his nominees to various Cabinet positions. In this week’s news roundup, we take a look at a couple stories that may give us a glimpse into the bioenergy future of the next four years.
Mexico to see first commercial-scale blending of fuel ethanol
From ethanol export data to 2017 production forecasts, news this week painted the ethanol industry in a thoroughly positive light. And that was before the bombshell report released Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that sent the industry reeling. Just ahead, it’s your weekly news roundup!
Happy New Year! We’re starting off 2017 with a milestone reached by E15 as well as an interesting finding from Hawaiian researchers, whose study has identified two bioenergy crops that store the bulk of their carbon in soil. These stories and more in this year’s first weekly news roundup!
New data released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that 25 states broke through the E10 “blend wall” in 2015, adding to evidence that the figurative wall is crumbling. But that wasn’t the only ethanol-related news this week. Read on for your weekly Think Bioenergy news roundup!