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2014-02-11 08:23:45

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global renewable energy market grew by 6.8% in 2012 to reach a global value of $474.9 billion. Analyst estimates predict that by 2017, the global renewable energy market would have a value of $637.4 billion, which represents an increase of 33.3% since 2012. With the demand for energy increasing globally many investors have wisely looked to companies like Renewable Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) which seen a price per share increase of over 350%...

2010-06-15 10:27:00

ST. LOUIS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- "Reunited and it feels so good." Those may be the lyrics to a classic song by Peaches and Herb, but one may suspect they're whistling the tune in Ryan Hunter-Reay's Ethanol USA-Team IZOD® pit at the Iowa Corn Indy 250. At the annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop in St. Louis Monday, ICM, Inc. and Green Plains Renewable Energy, both industry leaders in the development and production of biofuels in the U.S., announced they are teaming up to...

2008-11-12 09:00:40

Ethanol industry leaders, including Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE), have launched a new advocacy group, Growth Energy, to further educate the public and policy makers about ethanol and how it fits in America's energy future. Wayne Hoovestol, Green Plains' Chief Executive Officer, is a member of Growth Energy's board of directors. "Growth Energy offers a new forum for promoting the many benefits of ethanol," said Hoovestol. "Ethanol is here now to help this nation achieve...

2008-11-10 18:00:20

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) announced "first grind" on November 9, 2008, at its ethanol plant near Obion, Tennessee. Following first grind, the plant goes into a start-up phase where systems are tested, calibrated and commissioned. The Obion facility, which is expected to be fully operational by the end of November, is projected to produce an annual operating output of 110 million gallons of ethanol and 350,000 tons of distillers grains. The facility is Green Plains'...

2008-09-17 18:00:21

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) (AMEX: GPRE) will host a grand opening celebration at its ethanol plant in Superior, Iowa, on Saturday, September 20, 2008. The festivities will run from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and include food and refreshments courtesy of local livestock producers. Congressman Steve King will speak at a dedication ceremony, which begins at noon. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take guided tours of the plant. "Green Plains is very proud of the...

2008-08-05 15:00:56

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) (AMEX: GPRE) recently completed production of the first million gallons of ethanol at its new Superior, IA, facility. The plant's anticipated operational capacity is 55 million gallons of ethanol per year. Additionally, the plant is expected to produce 175,000 tons of distiller grains per year. Superior operations were initiated on July 7, 2008. "Completion of the first million gallons of output is an important milestone for a new ethanol...

2008-07-09 18:00:31

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) (AMEX: GPRE) completed first grind at its ethanol plant in Superior, Iowa, on July 7, 2008. First grind involves the preparation of corn as the first step in the fermentation process. The initial batch of ethanol is expected to be produced by July 15, 2008. During this start-up stage, systems are being tested, calibrated and commissioned. "The Superior plant start-up is the result of several years of hard work," said Wayne Hoovestol,...

2008-06-20 15:00:30

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) (AMEX: GPRE) announces that construction of the ethanol plant in Superior, Iowa, is nearing completion, and commencement of production is imminent. The plant, which is expected to be operational in July, is fully staffed, receiving grain, commissioning equipment and testing process systems. "The Superior ethanol plant is a state-of-the-art facility," said Wayne Hoovestol, Chief Executive Officer. "With approximately 40 employees and a...


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