With 1,125 bills introduced thus far in the 2019 Minnesota Legislative session, it can be easy for issues to get lost in the process of making laws. This is where MN Biofuels comes in to do its advocacy work by providing legislative leaders the tools to focus on issues that are important to the ethanol industry and the state. Read More
Kemin Industries has become the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association’s (MN Biofuels) latest vendor member. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Kemin has operations in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore and South Africa. It has over 2,500 employees globally. Read More
Winthrop-based Jackson Electric Inc became a vendor member of the MN Biofuels earlier this month. A year ago, its sister company, JTI Services, joined MN Biofuels. Both companies work with the ethanol industry in southern Minnesota. Read More

Novozymes Reports Significant Growth In Bioenergy Sales Sales for the bioenergy segment grew by 12 percent organically for the full year when compared to 2017. For the fourth quarter alone, sales for the segment were up 5 percent when compared to the same period of the previous year. Read More

The Netherlands Will Transfer All Military Aviation To Biofuel The Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands has announced plans to gradually transfer all the country’s military aviation fuel to biofuel. Read More

Ethanol Production Back Up E thanol production for the week ending January 11 increased over five percent to the largest volume in six weeks at an average of 1.051 million barrels per day or 44.14 million gallons daily. Read More

HRSG Health: Efficiency And Performance The thermal oxidizer heat recovery steam generator is a staple system for many ethanol plants built during the mid-2000s construction boom. As plants near the 10 to 15-year operating mark, performance and efficiency might be the deciding factor between repairing or replacing equipment. Read More

EPA Says It Is Committed To Rule For Higher Ethanol Blend By Summer Driving Season Despite the recent government shutdown, the EPA is confident it can issue an RVP-waiver for E15 by the summer driving season. Read More

Minnesota: Biofuels Needed To Reduce Greenhouse Gases A new report by the Minnesota's Department of Commerce and Pollution Control Agency says increased use of biofuels in the transportation sector will be key to achieving the state’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. Read More