Recent updates about Biofuels & Ethanol Category


Why gasoline is related to animal nutrition

During these months of sanitary and economic shocks, people used less transportation due to confinement. Source: Biofuels & Ethanol

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Renderers join groups asking Congress to extend biodiesel tax credit

The National Renderers Association urged Congressional leaders to extend the biodiesel tax incentive as soon as possible in a joint letter on May 22 from farmers, rural lenders, bio-based oil producers and biodiesel producers.   ...


NCC says E15 waiver will harm chicken producers; asks for RFS 'off-ramp'

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in March proposed regulatory changes to allow gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) to take advantage of the 1-psi Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver for the ...


Midwest feed mills slow production after historic flooding

Midwestern animal feed production has already begun to slow, but officials say it could be months before the full extent of flood-related damages are known. Source: Biofuels & Ethanol

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Minister of Agriculture visits Weltec Biopower at EnergyDecentral

Plant manufacturer Weltec Biopower is very satisfied with the results of its participation in the EnergyDecentral/ EuroTier 2018 in Hanover, Germany. Source: Biofuels & Ethanol

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Farm, ethanol groups urge Trump to restore integrity to RFS

In a letter to President Trump on Sept. 12, the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, National Sorghum Producers, American Coalition for Ethanol, Growth Energy, and Renewable Fuels Association urged ...


WELTEC Group takes over 2.2-MW biogas plant in North Germany

As of Aug. 1, Nordmethan GmbH, a company of the WELTEC BIOPOWER Group, has taken over an insolvent biogas plant in Südergellersen, Lower Saxony. The German specialist for the development and operation of biomethane ...


Weltec Biopwer expands plant lineup in Northern Ireland

German biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER is currently building three anaerobic digestion plants in Northern Ireland. All three 500-kW plants will shortly be completed and will go live in summer 2018. Source: Biofuels & ...


Senators, including Ted Cruz, praising Bill Northey

U.S. senators, including Ted Cruz, are saying good things about the confirmation of Bill Northey as the under secretary of agriculture for farm production and conservation. Source: Biofuels & Ethanol

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Ag, commodity groups send Trump letter supporting RFS

Six leaders from farm and commodity organizations have signed a letter addressed to President Donald Trump regarding their support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Source: Biofuels & Ethanol

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EPA releases '18 ethanol volumes at max levels; chicken producers cry foul

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Nov. 30 that it is mandating the statutory maximum 15 billion gallons of ethanol be added to the domestic fuel supply in 2018, the second consecutive year ...


Weltec Biopower extends AD plant in France

Together with its French partner WELTEC Agripower, German biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER is currently working on an extension AD project in Iffendic, Brittany. The biogas plant in Iffendic had already been built ...