Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are an important co-product of the ethanol production process. In this article, we’ll take a look at how DDGS are used, how they contribute to ethanol’s overall sustainability and technological improvements to make them even better.
The U.S. corn and ethanol industries are projected to have a record-breaking 2016, and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has revised its predictions for future renewable energy usage. This all as major gas station chains consider the best ways to introduce E15 nationwide. Keep reading for these and more stories from the week in bioenergy!
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!
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.