Renewable Energy & Climate Change

November 2015 Monthly Renewable Energy Report

Uptrend in U.S. Gasoline Use Lifts Ethanol Demand

In this article, we review longer-term trends in U.S. gasoline use, causes of the recent uptrend, and influences on that trend from a longer-term perspective, as well as the trend in domestic fuel ethanol use.
 

Revisiting the Impact of Biofuels on Agriculture

The June 2008 issue of the Renewable Energy Report included an article listing ten ways the emerging biofuels industry would impact production agriculture.  The article was written six months after the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act which contained the Renewable Fuel Standard.  Now, over seven years later, let’s look at how things played-out.

PDF of the November 2015 Monthly Report

Monthly Profitability of Ethanol Production



More Information on Ethanol Profitability

Corn/Ethanol Balance Sheet
A detailed assessment of production, usage, carryover and prices for corn and ethanol.

Distillers Grains Balance Sheet
A detailed assessment of production, usage, carryover and prices for corn and ethanol.

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Monthly Profitability of Biodiesel Production

More Information on Biodiesel Profitability

Soy/Oil Biodiesel Balance Sheet
A detailed assessment of production, usage, carryover and prices of soy/oil and biodiesel.

Biodiesel Usage and Soybean Balance Sheet
A detailed assessment of biodiesel usage projections and soybean production, usage, carryover and prices.