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Ethanol Makers' Long Hot Summer
Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., GPRE 2.11 % the fourth-biggest U.S. ethanol producer, slowed production at two of its plants that use less-efficient processing technology early this year, cutting its ethanol output by about 5%.
Ethanol 'One of the Most Hated Industries': CEO
The company buys up to 3 percent of the nation's corn supply to make ethanol, an unprofitable business lately due to high corn costs.
Khosla-Backed Coskata Shelves IPO, Shifting Focus to Gas
Coskata Inc., a biofuel company backed by venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, shelved its $100 million initial public offering and is seeking investors for a plant that will convert natural gas into ethanol. Unfavorable market conditions were the main ...
Worst-in-Generation Drought Dims US Farm Economy Hopes
Cloudless skies seldom look so ominous. A worst-in-a-generation drought from Indiana to Arkansas to California is damaging crops and rural economies and threatening to drive food prices to record levels.
US Corn Growers Farming in Hell as Midwest Heat Spreads
The worst U.S. drought since Ronald Reagan was president is withering the world's largest corn crop, and the speed of the damage may spur the government to make a record cut in its July estimate for domestic inventories.
Corn Seen Rallying to Record $8.50 as Drought Kills Crops
A rally to $8.50 may trigger so-called rationing in demand from feed users, and crop losses could prompt the government to lower the mandate for using corn-based ethanol in fuel, Cekander said. “That would allow a reduction in corn grain for ethanol ...
Crop Traders Extend Bullish Streak on US Drought: Commodities
The surge in crops is raising costs for livestock farmers who use them as feed. That may spur them to slaughter more animals, lowering U.S.
Top US Solar Company Profits Amid Red: Energy
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., a unit of Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., agreed on Dec. 7 to buy the Topaz Solar Farm in California developed by First Solar.
125 biodiesel, advanced biofuel producers get $19.4M from USDA
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced payments for 125 advanced biofuel producers across the country to support the production and expansion of advanced biofuels from a wide variety of nonfood sources, including waste products.
Green Diesel offices raided, Absolute Fuels CEO remains in custody
I feel more like a federal crime reporter lately than a biodiesel editor. The former CEO of Absolute Fuels, the second “biodiesel firm” implicated in RIN fraud, was arrested late last week and remains in federal custody.