As we cruise through the holiday season toward the new year, there are reasons for farmers and ethanol producers alike to be optimistic. Let’s take a look at a couple of those reasons today, along with a letter from Novozymes’ own Ryan Knight, in this week’s news roundup!
Amid improving technology and globalization, we often hear that the world feels like a smaller place. So why should the biofuels industry be any different?
This week’s top headlines help show how intertwined our economies and supply chains are—and what significant role bioenergy is already playing in that regard worldwide.
A new report has found that the lion’s share of new U.S. vehicles now explicitly allows E15, or a 15% ethanol blend, to be used for fuel. Nebraska drivers, meanwhile, already got that memo, and are slated to save $17 million in fuel costs this year thanks to their ethanol use. Keep reading for these stories and more in your weekly bioenergy news roundup!
A new study finds that the introduction of E20 in Europe may be key to hitting EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets, while the U.S. Department of Energy’s Billion-Ton Report expands on its previous work to update its biomass resource assessment. This, plus a looming Chinese grain shortage, and it’s been a busy week for the biofuel industry. Read on for this week’s biggest biofuel stories!