Oil-Induced Rail Chaos Driving Up Gas Prices

Joanna Schroeder

The railroad industry is America is struggling to keep up with demand and according the Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), this is negatively affecting deliveries of ethanol and biofuel co-products. In a letter to Ed Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), Dinneen sent a list of questions that address …

biofuels, Distribution, Ethanol, RFA

UK Government to Boost Community Energy

Joanna Schroeder

According to a survey conducted by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) located in the UK, more than 50 percent of people surveyed said that saving money on bills would be the major motivations for getting involved with community energy programs. The survey also found that approximately 3.5 million bill payers are ready to get together with other …

Clean Energy, Distribution, International, Solar

Ethanol Terminal Opens in Shreveport

Cindy Zimmerman

A terminal to provide the ethanol needs of northwest Louisiana and the surrounding area has opened in Shreveport. Eco-Energy, Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee recently started operations at the ethanol distribution terminal, which is a joint project with Red River Terminals and is expected to serve the bulk ethanol needs of the Shreveport area as ethanol blending increases over the next …

Distribution, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Mansfield Oil Contracts with Heron Lake BioEnergy for Ethanol

Michelle Kautz

“This is our first new plant relationship since our acquisition of C&N and is a real demonstration of the confidence placed in Mansfield and C&N as a thriving, independent marketing partner,” said Douglas Haugh, EVP of Mansfield Oil. “Our strengths are logistics, marketing, and the supply chain automation technology that refiners are increasingly requiring of their ethanol suppliers. Working transparently …

blends, Distribution, Ethanol, Ethanol News

Biosource Boosts Biofuel Production

Laura McNamara

Nova Biosource Fuels is building up its biofuels. The energy company has announced that it has commissioned its second 20 million gallon per year train. It’s biodiesel refinery in Seneca, Illinois has also produced more than 3 million gallons of ASTM 6751 standard biodiesel fuel. “Our progress at the Seneca refinery continues to solidify our proven process technology that enables …

Biodiesel, Distribution, Energy, Production

Brown Gets Even Greener

Laura McNamara

Back in March John posted info that the shipping giant UPS was ramping up its efforts to do business the GREEN way when it added 167 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered delivery trucks to its fleet. Now, old brown is outdoing itself. UPS has placed an order with DTNA’s Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation for the largest order of alternative-fuel and …

Distribution, Energy, Production, transportation

Biofuels Emerging Online

Laura McNamara

Adino Energy Corporation has a new online identity. Consumers can log onto www.ifl-usa.com to find information about Intercontinental Fuels. The Houston-based wholesale fuel distributor and fuel terminal operator offers storage, delivery, and blending of both diesel fuel and biodiesel fuel. “We are pleased to announce the successful launch of Intercontinental Fuels’ new website, redesigned to help visitors better understand our …

Biodiesel, Distribution, Energy

Ceres First to Brand Seeds for Bioengery Crops

Laura McNamara

As technology unleashes more and more energy possibilities from more and more crops, it can get a little confusing as to which plants can do what. Ceres, Inc. plans to clarify bio-friendly seeds with its new bioenergy seed brand. Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. plans to market its agricultural seeds and traits under the trade name Blade Energy Crops in …

Agribusiness, corn, Distribution, Energy, Farming, News

Trends in Driving Green

Laura McNamara

A new podcast from RenewableEnergyStocks.com takes a look at how consumer demand for “green” options in the automobile industry is changing. The “Driving Green” interview features Jonathan Oritz of Foreign Affairs Auto. He says, “The integration of electric vehicles will be driven by consumer demand.” As owner of Foreign Affairs Auto, Florida’s 1st Smart Dealership, Mr. Ortiz provides first-hand perspective …

Car Makers, Distribution, Energy, Facilities, News