Webinar Series on Ethanol Plant Cooling Systems

Cindy Zimmerman

An upcoming series of webinars hosted by the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) will help educate ethanol plant management and staff on how to address cooling system capacity issues, which, according to statistics published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration and other agencies, result in lost revenue of $500 million. The series, titled “Essential Knowledge, Disciplines, and Practices for Managing …

ACE, Production, Webinar

Biodiesel Board to Host Webinar on Food, Fuel & Feed

John Davis

Our friends at the National Biodiesel Board are hosting a webinar on how making biodiesel from co-products of food production affects the cost of protein in the food supply on Monday, April 29, 2013 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM CDT: We’ll also examine how to grow the current biodiesel feedstock supply responsibly and sustainably in the context of federal policies …

Biodiesel, NBB, Webinar

RFS Waiver Would Not Immediately Impact Corn Prices

John Davis

While a new report shows that a waiver of the Renewable Fuels Standard could drop corn prices, the impact would not be felt this year and could vary. The Purdue University report, entiled Potential Impacts of a Partial Waiver of the Ethanol Blending Rules, was authored by the school’s Wally Tyner, Farzad Taheripour and Christopher Hurt and presented today in …

Audio, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Farm Foundation, food and fuel, Government, RFS, Webinar

Farm Foundation Hosts Renewable Energy Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

The use of anaerobic digesters for livestock operations in the Southwest is the focus of the Renewable Energy Education Field Day webinar planned for later this month. The webinar will be presented on Wednesday October 26 and will examine technical, environmental and financial factors to consider when installing an anaerobic digester on a livestock operation and specifically the use of …

biodigester, biogas, biomethane, dairy, Energy, Farm Foundation, Webinar

Ethanol Group to Host Webinar on Plantings Report

Cindy Zimmerman

The first big crop report of the season is due out on Thursday and the ethanol industry is ready to interpret what it means for them. Following the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s prospective plantings forecast in the morning, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) will host a webinar to detail what the report means and how America’s supply …

corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, USDA, Webinar

Biodiesel Board Offers RFS2 Webinars

John Davis

The new Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS2) will require at least 800 million gallons of biodiesel are used this year … and how petroleum refiners and importers and distillate distributors get to that number will be the subject of a series of free webinars offered by the National Biodiesel Board. NBB officials say the 90-minute webinars, entitled “RFS2 Ready: Biodiesel Producers …

Biodiesel, NBB, Webinar

Bioheat Focus of National Biodiesel Board Webinar

John Davis

The success of New York City’s 2 percent biodiesel requirement in heating oil … a mix known as bioheat … was recently touted during a webinar hosted by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). City Councilman James F. Gennaro, who spearheaded the Big Apple’s bioheat mandate, explained that New York started with using biodiesel in its heavy duty truck fleets. That …

Audio, Biodiesel, Government, NBB, Webinar

Biodiesel Board to Host Bioheat Webinar

John Davis

New York City has been a successful example of how to use Bioheat … a mix of biodiesel and heating oil … to keep residents warm while cutting the city’s global warming emissions. In hopes of spreading that success, the National Biodiesel Board will be hosting a webinar for the media entitled, “How to Green and Clean Buildings with Bioheat—A …

Biodiesel, NBB, Webinar

Biodiesel Focus of Diesel Tech Forum Webinar

John Davis

If you’re reading this before 10 am EST today, there’s still time to get in on the free Diesel Technology Forum that will feature plenty of talk about biodiesel: Biodiesel usage has grown significantly in recent years and many states are considering legislation or programs to promote renewable fuels as a means of reducing U.S. dependence on fossil fuels. As …

Biodiesel, Webinar

Free Webinar: Maximizing Ethanol Plant Yield

Joanna Schroeder

Miss the Fuel Ethanol Workshop this year? Well don’t fret. You can still tap into all the information that was discussed during the conference. Novozymes is hosting a FREE webinar called, “The quest for maximizing ethanol plant yield” featuring Mitchell Marine, Associate Scientist with Novozymes. The webinar will discuss: – What is yield? – Carbon balance model – Practical model …

Ethanol, Webinar