While the Renewable Fuel Standard is playing a big role in headlines this week, news stories are also highlighting some interesting numbers connecting the biofuels industry with U.S. regional economies.
As demand for ethanol in Brazil reaches new levels, another South American country, Ecuador, is also looking to increase its use of biofuels. These stories and more in your Think Bioenergy news roundup!
News stories this week point to U.S. ethanol export opportunities with Brazil, while further cooperation between U.S. corn farmers and ethanol producers looks like a win-win for everyone. Those stories, plus a new report finds there’s more than enough biomass for biofuels, without affecting global food supply.
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!