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April 16, 2014

Portuguese firm delivers 2.4 MMgy biodiesel plant to Tunisia

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Production, Europe, Africa & the Middle EastPortugal-based biodiesel technology provider IncBio announced it has completed construction of an 8,000 ton per year (2.4 MMgy) biodiesel plant and has delivered the unit to Biokast Energy S.A., to be installed in Tunis, Tunisia, in North Africa. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

Z Energy to build 5 MMgy biodiesel facility in New Zealand

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, Asia-PacificThis month, the mayor of New Zealand's capital city of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown, welcomed an announcement by Z Energy of the company's plans to invest $21 million in a 20 MMly (5.3 MMgy) biodiesel production facility using tallow as feedstock. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

RI producer to supply biodiesel for America's newest Tall Ship

BY Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Found In:Use, North AmericaBy the nature of sailing itself, the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will be energy efficient, powered by the wind whenever possible. To reduce its energy footprint further, its diesel engines and generators will run on biodiesel from Newport Biodiesel. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

UK partnership formed around diesel storage tank maintenance

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, Quality, Use, EuropeFuel Performance Solutions has entered into a business partnership with IPU Group and Unipart Group to market, sell, distribute and provide aftermarket support for PerfoClean, a new product designed to provide superior cleaning for storage tanks. READ MORE

April 15, 2014

2 Iowan fuel retailers receive grants to offer biodiesel blends

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Distribution, Use, North AmericaIowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Transportation held a press conference April 14 announcing two $125,000 grants to Farmers Cooperative and Oak Street Station. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

Vilsack talks about USDA efforts to further advanced biofuels

BY Holly Jessen Found In:Policy, North AmericaSecretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified about the farm bill and the rural economy, during a U.S. House of Representatives Committee hearing. As part of that, he talked about the USDA's work to create markets for advanced biofuels. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

New Ontario biodiesel mandate falls short, troubles producers

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaThe Ontario government issued its biodiesel mandate regulations for the province April 1, but some stakeholders, namely members of the Ontario Biodiesel Producers Association, are frustrated and concerned with how percentages are calculated. READ MORE

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