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Sep 19, 2019
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Biodiesel News
Sep 12, 2019
Oilseed processing equipment provider Crown has unveiled its new global headquarters and innovation centre, located in Blaine, Minnesota in the US. Following years of planning and eight months of construction works, the new 68,000 square foot facility, which cost $12 million (€10.8 million), is able to accommodate more staff. The company’s state-of-the-art innovation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 11, 2019
The third largest city in Norway, Trondheim, has been operating almost 200 MAN Lion’s City buses fuelled with either biogas or biodiesel. The 189 green buses from MAN Truck & Bus offer an efficient and clean solution for inner-city traffic in the Norwegian city. The new buses have been in operation since the start of August; MAN Truck & Bus delivered 105 city... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 11, 2019
A member of the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has testified to the House Small Business Committee on Rural Development on the contribution of biodiesel to the clean energy economy. Thomas Brooks, general manager of Western Dubuque Biodiesel, spoke at a hearing on ‘Growing the Clean Energy Economy’, in front of the Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 10, 2019
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB), together with 33 of its members, has sent a letter to US President Donal Trump asking him to save small biodiesel producers who have been impacted by the small refinery exemptions (SREs) granted under the Trump administration. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted numerous retroactive SREs under the Renewable Fuel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 10, 2019
Valero Energy, together with Darling Ingredients, has initiated an engineering and development cost review for a new renewable diesel plant in Port Arthur, Texas in the US. In response to the increased demand for renewable diesel in low-carbon markets, the facility under review would be designed to produce 400 million gallons of clean fuel per year, as well as 40 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 9, 2019
The Port of Columbia County has approved a long-term ground lease for NEXT Renewable Fuels to develop a renewable diesel production facility on 90 acres at Port Westward in the US state of Oregon. NEXT will invest over $1 billion (€0.9 billion) in building an Advanced Green Diesel facility, which will convert organic feedstock such as used cooking oil into renewable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 9, 2019
The US Court of Appeals for the DC District has declined to review the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) refusal to account for its flood of retroactive small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). An appeal made by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) was ‘dismissed on technical grounds’, according to the biodiesel association.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 5, 2019
Renewable fuels manufacturer Gevo has developed ‘breakthrough’ processes that convert either isobutanol or fusel oils into renewable diesel. Fusel oils is a mixture of alcohols that are by-products from fermentation processes such as alcohol production, which has low value. The renewable diesel to be produced from low-carbon isobutanol and fusel oils is expected... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 2, 2019
Cielo Waste Solutions has confirmed the receipt of the $250,000 (€227,898) joint venture (JV) fee from Renewable U Lethbridge, following the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreed between the two companies in July 2019. The full fee agreed under the MoU has now been delivered to Cielo to secure the territory of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada and the surrounding 100km... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 30, 2019
US aviation fuel and services provider Avfuel will demonstrate the viability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Jackson Hole Airport in Wyoming, US at the start of September. On 3 and 4 September, Avfuels will offer SAF to operators fuelling at the Wyoming airport in an effort to further business aviation’s carbon neutrality goals. The company will supply 7,300... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 30, 2019
The Department of Public Works (DPW) in Washington DC, US has received a Fleet Leadership Award for its use of clean fuel in vehicles. The award, which was presented by the Greater Washington Clean Cities Coalition (GWCCC), recognises DPW’s mandate to use 100% biodiesel in most of DC government’s diesel fleet, as well as an 85% ethanol fuel and 15% gasoline mix... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 29, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Neste has opened three new fuelling stations in California, enabling fleet drivers to fuel up with its Neste MY Renewable Diesel. The new cardlock stations, which are located in Northern and Central California, join the first location in San Leandro, which opened earlier this year in March 2019. To date, the four locations offering Neste MY... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 29, 2019
UK oil company Crown Oil has announced an investment of £4 million (€4.4 million) in biofuels in an attempt to shift demand from diesel and gas oil to biofuel from vegetable oil. The company, which is headquartered in Bury, Greater Manchester, has committed to the environment as one of the only fuel suppliers in the UK able to supply biofuel in any volume within... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 28, 2019
Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister has announced that a re-elected PC government would boost the biofuels industry. Pallister claimed, if successful, the PC government in Canada could raise an ethanol requirement for fuel from 8.5% to 10% and an annual biodiesel fuel requirement from 2% to 5%. These changes would reduce greenhouse gas emissions... [Read More]


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