Lots of positive news this week out of the U.S. as ethanol production trends upward, cellulosic RINs post impressive July numbers, and biofuels and biogas unite in calling for higher cellulosic targets.
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.
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!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligations, and the bioenergy sector is happy with what they see. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) came bearing good news as well, announcing an uptick in both ethanol and grain exports. Get the details ahead in your Think Bioenergy news roundup!