Category Archives: Ethanol

Free eBook on DDGS Storage Available!

Download Your Free eBook on DDGS Storage Biomass Engineering & Equipment is offering a free, 12-page eBook on DDGS storage problems and solutions. In this resource, we discuss: Common problems with DDGS storage at ethanol plants Safety issues regarding DDGS storage Increasing the volume of DDGS stored Benefits of using modular container bins to store […]

Drag Conveyors Would Help Lignocellulosic Ethanol Plants

In May, Purdue University announced it had received a $1.8 million grant to study ways to break down lignocellulosic biomass into slurry. According to Purdue, what prompted this grant is that lignocellulosic biomass at ethanol plants too often plugs the augers used to convey it, which forces the plants to shut down while maintenance technicians […]

How a Government Program to Get Ethanol from Plants Failed

Cellulosic ethanol (ethanol from plants) production in the United States could increase to as much as 75 billion gallons a year if regulators would clean up EPA laws. Apparently, former EPA¬† Administrator Mr. Pruitt used confusing laws to hold up progress, and instead of an ethanol boom, we’re producing a mere 10 million gallons of […]