Governor’s Council on Biofuels Supports Vision for Minnesota Clean Fuels Policy

The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Biofuels released its recommendations to Governor Tim Walz on November 2, 2020, which include a recommendation that Minnesota move forward with a clean fuels policy

December 8, 2020

Governor’s Council on Biofuels Supports Vision for Minnesota Clean Fuels Policy

The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Biofuels released its recommendations to Governor Tim Walz on November 2, 2020, which include a recommendation that Minnesota move forward with…

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December 7, 2020

Minnesota Opens Door for Renewable Natural Gas

Minnesota took an important step in scaling the state’s renewable natural gas (RNG) market on November 19, 2020, after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved CenterPoint Energy’s interconnection…

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December 1, 2020

Gevo Makes Progress with Offtake Agreements, Decarbonization, Sustainability Efforts

New Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota member, Gevo Inc., has a bold vision for producing renewable biofuels with a zero-carbon footprint that can be used in today’s engines, from cars to…

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November 10, 2020

Bioeconomy Coalition and Natural Resources Research Institute Event to Highlight Biochar Opportunities in Minnesota

The Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota, facilitated by the Great Plains Institute, and the Natural Resources Research Institute are partnering to raise the profile of biochar in Minnesota. At its upcoming…

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August 31, 2020

Bioincentive Program Contributes to $1.2 Billion of Economic Activity in Minnesota in 2019

A new report finds the Bioincentive Program contributed to $1.2 billion dollars of economic activity through construction and $601.7 million from operations, including employment for more than 8,300 Minnesotans. You…

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August 21, 2020

Member Profile: Natural Resources Research Institute Aims to Match Minnesota’s Natural Resources with Best Opportunities

Developing a robust, diverse bioeconomy in Minnesota dovetails with the mission of the University of Minnesota’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI). This blog is part of a new series of…

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August 18, 2020

Member Profile: POET’s Contribution to Minnesota’s Bioeconomy Began in the 1990s

POET, the world’s largest biofuel producer, was part of Minnesota’s bioeconomy long before the formation of the Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota (BCM). So, it’s appropriate that our new series featuring…

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July 27, 2020

Remembering the ‘Ethanol Answer Man’

Many, many, people in the agriculture and biofuels industry were saddened  to learn that Larry Johnson, known as the ‘Ethanol Answer Man’, passed away on July 19. He was eulogized…

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April 20, 2020

Why an Ethanol Advocacy Group Supports a Midwestern Clean Fuels Policy

The Midwestern Clean Fuels Policy Initiative, facilitated by the Great Plains Institute (GPI), recently released a report detailing how a successful clean fuels policy should be designed. The initiative brings together…

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April 16, 2020

Clean Fuels Policy Would Benefit Bioeconomy, Consumers, Environment

Editor’s Note: The current COVID-19 crisis is taking a toll on clean fuel industries. The first priority is recovery. As we all navigate the ramifications of this pandemic, the Bioeconomy…

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