Renewable Energy Report: March 2013 Newsletter

The Renewable Energy Newsletter provides information and analysis from agricultural economists and others on current issues facing the emerging renewable energy industry.

Key issues relating to the 2013 EPA proposal mandates are outlined and discussed in this article.   The most controversial of these are the cellulosic biofuels and advanced biofuels mandates.

A rough growing season in 2012 for much of the nation's corn industry has prompted concern over the financial security of corn ethanol. This article looks at the causes and effects.