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Nov 22, 2019
BIO partners with LCFC to drive adoption of low carbon fuel policies
Biodiesel News
Nov 22, 2019
Connecticut, US-based biofuel producer American GreenFuels has achieved two UL Environmental Claim Validations for its biodiesel product. The two validations include: Recycled Content – biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels contains and average of 42% post-consumer recycled content; and By-product Synergy – biodiesel produced by the company contains an average... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 22, 2019
US clean fuel association the American Coalition of Ethanol (ACE) has elected its new officers and executive committee for 2020, at its end of year meeting. Five people have been re-elected to serve as officers on the executive committee next year, including: Duane Kristensen, serving as board president; Dave Sovereign, serving as board vice-president; Ron Alverson,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 21, 2019
Biofuels association Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) is continuing to expand its membership, with the addition of new members including fuel marketers, global technology developers and strategic intelligence services providers. The new members include: Argus Media, an independent provider of energy and commodity price benchmarks; Carbon Engineering, a Canadian company... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 21, 2019
The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets has finalised a rule enabling the state of New York to allow the sale of E15, a blend of fuel with 15% ethanol. This approval will open up America’s fourth largest fuel market to E15 fuel, which is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for all vehicle models year 2001 and newer. Welcoming the news,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 21, 2019
US biodiesel association the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has elected new industry representatives to serve on its governing board at its annual fall meeting in Washington, DC. “As the national trade association representing America’s Advanced Biofuel it is critical that we are led by a strong team of advocates from all sectors of the industry,” said Donnell... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 20, 2019
Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels, a joint venture between Royal DSM and Poet, has paused production of cellulosic biofuels at its Liberty project and shifted efforts to research and development (R&D) to improve operational efficiency. The biofuels producer blamed ‘EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] challenges with the implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 20, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Neste is working with Salesforce to help reduce the carbon emissions of the software company’s annual Dreamforce Conference, held in San Francisco in the US. Through using Neste MY Renewable Diesel in more than 25 of its shuttle buses during the conference, which runs from 19 to 22 November, Salesforce will be able to reduce greenhouse gas... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 20, 2019
Members of the US National Biodiesel Board (NBB) met with 88 Congressional offices to discuss the status of the biodiesel tax incentive in Washington, DC. Production of biodiesel in the US has declined partly due to uncertainty over the tax incentive, which was last addressed in February 2018 to retroactively cover 2017, however has not been extended since. "Biodiesel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 19, 2019
Canadian company Cielo Waste Solutions has received notice from the Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) that the changes to its environmental permit have been approved. The approved changes to the permit, which is for Cielo’s waste to renewable fuel green refinery in Aldersyde, Alberta in Canada, relate to the company’s proprietary design process, including the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 19, 2019
America’s National Farmers Union (NFU) has called on the US Congress to extend the biodiesel tax credit to prevent severe disruption of the US biodiesel industry. The NFU joined over 40 organisations in a letter urging House leadership to extend the now expired incentive before the end of 2019. Production of biodiesel in the US has declined partly due to uncertainty... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 19, 2019
United Arab Emirates (UAE) national airline Etihad Airways has teamed up with aircraft manufacturer Boeing in a strategic partnership that will focus on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, as well as innovation, cost efficiency and reducing the impact of aviation on the environment. Under the agreement signed by Tony Douglas, CEO of Etihad Aviation Group, and Stanley Deal, executive... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 19, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Neste has opened an office in Melbourne, Australia to support the company’s waste and residue raw material sourcing operations in Australia and New Zealand. “The opening of our new office in Australia marks another important step in Neste’s global growth strategy,” commented Matti Lehmus, executive vice-president of renewables platform... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 18, 2019
Oil and gas major Shell’s subsidiary, Shell Aviation, intends to support SkyNRG in its development of Europe’s first plant dedicated to the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). SkyNRG is leading the construction of the DSL-01 plant in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. Shell Aviation will offer technical and commercial expertise to the project, and will secure... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 18, 2019
Dutch technology group BTG and sustainable marine fuel producer GoodFuels have teamed up to invest in a new biorefinery to support the demand for low carbon shipping fuels. BTG plans to establish a new technology company, to be called BTG-neXt, which will convert crude pyrolysis oil into biodiesel fuel suitable for use in the shipping sector. Both companies will invest... [Read More]


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