US ethanol exports totalled 107.2 million gallons (487 mln litres) in November, up 14% from October shipments, according to government data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).
The UK firm Whitefox Technologies secured a deal recently with the US biofuel producer United Ethanol (UE) to install its proprietary energy efficient membrane technology at UE’s plant in Wisconsin.
Biofuels and renewable chemicals producer Enerkem Inc. has started the commercial production of ethanol at its plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Vertimass recently announced the completion of intermediate technology validation from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) of its bolt-on technology to produce drop-in fuel from ethanol.
The Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi announced on 23 August that CAMEX, Brazil’s Chamber of Foreign Trade, has approved a recommendation to impose a 20% tariff on U.S. ethanol imports after a 600 million litre tariff rate quota.
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Following two years of high global sugar prices which attracted the export market, mills in the Center-South region are beginning to focus ethanol production as it is offering a better return than sugar, reports Valor Economico.
The Brazilian government decided 25th July to wait 30 days to make a decision on whether to impose a tariff on ethanol imports from the United States.
First quarter data on biofuels output in Argentina suggests that it will be a record according to the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC).
Less than five years after Novozymes opened a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, Nebraska, the company has selected the site for its most recent expansion efforts in North America. The company’s new US$36 million investment in the facility will increase the plant’s capacity.
Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi has asked Brazil’s foreign trade council to impose tariffs on ethanol imports following a surge in shipments from the United States, an official said on 27th April, reported Reuters.