Renewable Energy Report: March 2016 Report

Welcome to a new year in renewable fuels! The Renewable Fuels Monthly Newsletter has been produced since 2008. As long-time readers will remember, Don Hofstrand and Dr. Bob Wisner have been instrumental in providing analysis and commentary related to the renewable fuels industry through this valuable newsletter. From 2008-2014, the... Read More

U.S. biodiesel production has increased from 343 million gallons in 2010 to 1.278 billion gallons in 2014, an increase of 272% for the five-year period. Biodiesel production during the first ten months of 2015 reached a volume of 1.048 billion gallons, close to the total pace of production during the first ten months of 2014, as shown in Figure 1. 

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So who is DIS? We believe many newsletter subscribers have heard of us, but think it a good idea to formally introduce our company, who makes up our team, what we do, and why we thoroughly enjoy our work.

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Ann Johanns, aholste@iastate.edu The spreadsheets listed below provide data and trends for various components of the renewable energy industry. These files are updated with new information each month. Energy prices and their grain feedstock prices are commodity prices that are vulnerable to large swings over time. This section provides time-series... Read More