Consumer Perception, High Octane Keys to #Ethanol’s Future

Joanna Schroeder

Senior Vice President for the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Geoff Cooper participated in the panel discussion “Pathways to Fully Realizing the Bold Promise of the Broader Biofuels Industry,” during this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop. Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Cooper about some of the things that struck him as particularly interesting during the conversation. Cooper noted that they spoke about policy …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

.@Novozymes Joe Jump Developing Better DDGs

Joanna Schroeder

Joe Jump is an organic chemist who has been working for Novozymes for 15 years. However, for the last six years he has worked in Research & Development making new enzymes applications and yeast applications for biofuels. Jump presented a session during this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) that focused on applications for ethanol producers who are producing dried distillers …

Audio, biofuels, corn, Distillers Grains, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes, Research

New Workshops, Tools @Novozymes Bioenergy University

Joanna Schroeder

A year ago during the Fuel Ethanol Workshop, Novozymes officially launched its Bioenergy University. This year, Chuck Zimmerman was able to speak with Novozymes’ Rachel Burton to get the update on how the program is going. She said they are getting excellent feedback from their customers with hundreds of customers actively engaged with the tool and the training platform. In …

Audio, bioenergy, biofuels, Education, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

Jack Rogers @Novozymes Discusses #Ethanol Markets

Joanna Schroeder

Just what are the current market conditions affecting the ethanol industry today? To answer this question, Chuck Zimmerman needed to go no further than the Novozymes booth during this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop where he had a conversation with Jack Rogers about current industry challenges. Rogers is the global marketing manager in charge of Novozymes bioenzymes portfolio. He noted that …

Audio, biofuels, enzymes, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

#FEW16 Panel Focuses on Unlocking Marketplace Access

Joanna Schroeder

A conversation took place during the FEW Ethanol Workshop this week that focused on how to get greater market access for ethanol blended fuels. The panel, “Exploring Strategies to Unlock Greater Marketplace Access for Conventional and Advanced Biofuels,” featured ethanol experts on the frontlines of increasing ethanol infrastructure across the country. These are the men (and shout out to the …

Audio, biofuels, E15, E85, Equipment, Ethanol, FEW, Growth Energy, RFA

USGC Works with Korea on #Ethanol Fuel

Joanna Schroeder

Koreans are learning about the potential for #ethanol use as a fuel. A U.S. delegation that included the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Growth Energy and USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, held a workshop in Seoul, Korea to give an outlook on global ethanol supply and demand. The group also shared information about past experiences with ethanol policy. …

biofuels, Education, Ethanol, Growth Energy, International, RFA, USGC

.@Novozymes Helps #Ethanol Producers Unlock Potential

Joanna Schroeder

A common theme that will never go away is how to make more with less. One way ethanol plants can identify ways to save resources as well as money is through better data management and analysis. During this year’s Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW), Novozymes’ Technical Services Manager, Laurie Duval educated ethanol producers on just this topic in her presentation, “Unlocking …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

#Ethanol Industry: Don’t Legislate Changes to the #RFS

Joanna Schroeder

Several ethanol industry leaders testified today during the Energy and Power Subcommittee’s hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The EPA recently released its proposed rules for 2017 and 2018 and while the biofuel industry wants to see higher blending volumes, Big Oil wants to see lower blending volumes, says the ethanol industry, because the energy program’s continued implementation would …

biofuels, E15, E85, Ethanol, Growth Energy, RFA, RFS

.@Novozymes Fanø Excited about Bioenergy University

Joanna Schroeder

Earlier this year, Tina Sejersgård Fanø assumed the role of executive vice president for Novozymes Agricultural and Bioenergy division. Part of this division, she said, is their biofuel business and that biofuels are a big and very interesting business for them. This is Fanø’s first time at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) and Chuck Zimmerman was able to speak with …

Audio, biofuels, Ethanol, FEW, Novozymes

Kum & Go Offers Consumers the Fuel of NASCAR – #E15

Joanna Schroeder

What better way to promote E15 than in conjunction with some of the fastest cars on the planet- NASCAR race cars. This weekend E15 was featured at the Iowa Speedway during the American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen. On hand for the race was Jim Pirolli with Des Moines, Iowa-based Kum & Go, who is one of the Midwest’s …

American Ethanol, Audio, biofuels, E15, E85, Enogen, Ethanol, NASCAR, Syngenta