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Nov 20, 2019
Salesforce reduces carbon emissions using Neste’s renewable diesel
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
Texas, US-based petroleum refiner HollyFrontier has announced plans to construct a renewable diesel unit (RDU) at its refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. Plans for the biodiesel plant, which was proposed to lower costs related to blending to renewable fuels, were announced alongside HollyFrontier’s $1 billion (€0.9 billion) share buyback programme. “Today’s... [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]

Biodiesel News
Nov 15, 2019
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB), together with member companies, allied trade associations and industry partners, has called on the US Congress to extend the expired biodiesel tax incentive before the end of the year. The letter, which was sent to House and Senate leaders, attempts to highlight “that an immediate extension of the biodiesel tax incentive is needed... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 15, 2019
The Port of San Diego in the US is planning to purchase seven vehicles for its work fleet that will run on renewable diesel fuel, in its efforts to act as an environmental champion of San Diego Bay. The Board of Port Commissioners recently approved a $700,000 (€634,788) agreement with 72 Hour, DBA National Auto Fleet for the clean fuel vehicles. The emissions produced... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 13, 2019
A new report released by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) in the US has shown how the nation’s emerging biodiesel industry relies on the combined values of the tax credit and Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) credits in order to compete with fossil-based diesel in the current market. The report, titled ‘The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit’, was written by... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 12, 2019
Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of Malaysia’s Sunway Group, has teamed up with FatHopes Energy to recycle its used cooking oil into biodiesel. Through the new initiative, over half of the participating Sunway Hotels’ used cooking oil will be collected and recycles by FatHopes Energy on a weekly basis at the hotels’ respective collection centres,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2019
European biofuels producer VERBIO has reported a significant increase in its results for the first three months of the 2019/20 financial year, compared to a year ago. Group revenues increased by 23% to €210.1 million, up from €170.7 million in the previous year period. EBITDA for the three months was €23.8 million, significantly higher than the €16.1 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Crimson Renewable Energy subsidiary SeQuential, a commercial biodiesel producer on the US West Coast, has completed an expansion of its Salem facility that has increased production capabilities by 30%. The upgrade of the facility has increased production to 12 million gallons of low-carbon biodiesel per year. SeQuential has now increased production at the Salem facility... [Read More]


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