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August 18, 2014

EcoComplex tour highlights benefits of applied industrial ecology

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Production, Use, North AmericaThe Catawba County EcoComplex, co-located with the 800-acre Blackburn Landfill in western North Carolina, underscores the importance of co-location and resource utilization to produce renewable energy with minimal carbon intensity. READ MORE

August 13, 2014

Canadian biodiesel producer Biox announces fiscal Q3 results

BY Biox Corp. Found In:Business, North AmericaBiox Corp. announced its fiscal 2014 third quarter (Q3 2014) financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended June 30. Biodiesel production was 13.8 million liters compared to 14.7 million liters in Q3 of fiscal 2013. READ MORE

August 13, 2014

Abatec introduces system to convert glycerol into methanol

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, Production, Latin AmericaAbatec SA has introduced its Savoia BD4-MG system that can treat 1,000 liters (250 gallons) per day of glycerol to produce around 35 percent dry methanol, 25 percent free fatty acids and balance of glycols. The only inputs are water and power. READ MORE

August 12, 2014

Global glycerol market expected to reach $2.52 billion by 2020

BY Grand View Research Inc. Found In:UseThe global market for glycerol is expected to reach $2.52 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. Biodiesel emerged as the leading source of glycerol, accounting for over 1,400 kilo tons of glycerol production in 2013. READ MORE

August 12, 2014

Florida Biodiesel delivers plant to Avandith Energy in Nigeria

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North America, Africa & the Middle EastFlorida Biodiesel Inc. announced it has completed sale of a B-60 biodiesel processor to Avandith Energy in Lagos, Nigeria. The unit will be used for Avandith Energy's pilot transesterification facility. The B-60 will also be used for education. READ MORE

August 12, 2014

Irwin RINs analysis points to rollback of proposed RFS cuts

BY Susanne Retka Schill Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe ratio between D6 ethanol renewable identification numbers (RINs) and D4 biodiesel RINs is a primary clue indicating the market expects the U.S. EPA to roll back its proposed cuts to the renewable fuels standard (RFS). READ MORE

August 05, 2014

Largest US biodiesel producer REG reports Q2 financial results

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, North AmericaRenewable Energy Group Inc.'s revenues for Q2 2014 were $332.9 million. Compared to Q2 last year, REG sold 11 percent more gallons of biomass-based diesel, while revenue decreased by 13 percent and adjusted EBITDA decreased by 86 percent. READ MORE

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