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Nov 19, 2019
National Farmers Union urges US Congress to extend biodiesel tax credit
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 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
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 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 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 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]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe, the company announced, which includes 27 Euro VI biodiesel-fuelled buses for regional operations. The company will deliver the 157 electric articulated buses and 27 biodiesel buses to Swedish operator Transdev from 2020. The buses, which will operate on routes in the city of Gothenburg,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Renewable Energy Group (REG) has reported its third quarter results for 2019, highlighting ‘satisfactory’ performance in spite of uncertainty surrounding the lapsed biodiesel tax credit and the increased number of small refinery exemptions under the Trump administration. Revenues for the quarter were $584.4 million (€527.2 million) from 187.5 million gallons of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
Pacific Biodiesel Technologies has made the first delivery of biodiesel to the Hamakua Energy power generation facility in Hawaii, US, as part of a supply contract signed in October. Under the agreement, Pacific Biodiesel, which owns and operates the biodiesel refinery in Hawaii, will supply biodiesel for the Hamakua Energy power plant, a liquid-fuel-fired combined... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
St1 has selected ÅF Pöyry as its engineering partner for a new renewable fuel production unit investment project in Gothenburg, Sweden. The investment is estimated to be around SEK 1.5 billion (€140 million); ÅF Pöyry’s services will include all engineering disciplines, procurement and scheduling services for the project, which consists of new units, revamp... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
Luxemboug-headquartered maritime infrastructure provider Jan De Nul Group has announced plans to switch to 100% renewable fuel, as it continues to carry out dredging work in the Benelux with fully renewable fuel options. The company has committed to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, while its trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt will now be... [Read More]


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