The U.S. Power Data Administration on April 30 launched knowledge exhibiting that roughly 20.64 billion gallons of operatable U.S. biofuels manufacturing capability was in place in February 2021, down from 20.67 billion gallons of capability in January.
Gasoline alcohol capability was at 17.46 billion gallons in February, down barely from 17.51 billion gallons in January. Biodiesel capability was at 2.39 billion gallons, flat with January. Capability for different forms of biofuels, together with renewable diesel, renewable heating oil, renewable jet gasoline, renewable naphtha, and renewable gasoline, additionally held regular at 791 million gallons.
The EIA estimates that roughly 18.72 billion kilos of corn went to U.S. biofuel manufacturing in February, down from 23.24 billion kilos in January.
The quantity of poultry fats used to supply biofuels was flat at 34 million kilos. Roughly 66 million kilos of tallow went to biofuel manufacturing in February, down from 84 million kilos in January. The usage of white grease additionally dropped barely, from 53 million kilos in January to 50 million kilos in February. An estimated 198 million kilos of yellow grease went to biofuel manufacturing in February, down from 263 million kilos in January. A further 3 million kilos of different types of fat oils and greases was used as biofuel feedstock in February, down from 6 million kilos through the first month of the yr.
Roughly 85 million kilos of canola oil was used to supply biofuels in February. Corn oil use and soybean oil use have been at 155 million kilos and 552 million kilos, respectively, down from 213 million kilos and 683 million kilos.
A further 63 million kilos of feedstock categorized as different was used to supply U.S. biofuel in February, down from 84 million kilos in January.
Feedstock knowledge for grain sorghum and yard and meals waste was withheld to keep away from disclosing particular person firm knowledge.
Extra knowledge is offered on the EIA website.