Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, American ethanol has reached a new milestone—meanwhile, one Florida city has taken the plunge and switched completely over to home-grown renewable fuel. These stories and more ahead in your weekly news roundup!
In June, thousands of ethanol industry professionals from more than 30 countries will gather at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) in Minneapolis, MN. And for many, the focus of the event will be on the world-class presentations related to commercial-scale ethanol production.
This year, Novozymes will be giving five presentations—chosen by an abstract rating committee of industry experts—and we will be previewing each in a five-part series leading up to the event, starting today.
Ethanol exports are up since this time in 2016, and new data once again confirms that the so-called 10% “blend wall” has been broken. Now it’s time to look ahead to expanding the US biofuels industry, which is just what a trio of governors are doing. Here are this week’s top headlines.
The ethanol industry is applauding the introduction of a bill to extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to ethanol blends above 10%. Meanwhile, Europeans are asking for bioenergy to make up a bigger portion of their energy mix and, based on a new study of ethanol’s impact on the U.S. economy, it’s not hard to see why. It’s all here in your weekly news roundup!