October 02, 2015

AGQM develops no-harm test for biodiesel heating oil stabilizers

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Use, EuropeDue to increasing demand for biodiesel-blended heating oil, the German biodiesel quality management association AGQM is offering for the first time a test to assess oxidation stabilizers for FAME that is intended for blending with heating oil. READ MORE

October 01, 2015

Propel sells Diesel HPR renewable diesel at new Bay Area location

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Distribution, North AmericaPropel Fuels is now offering Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable diesel in the San Francisco Bay Area on West A Street in Hayward, California. Marketed as Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable), the fuel consists of 98.5 percent NExBTL renewable diesel. READ MORE

October 01, 2015

Michigan State, ExxonMobil enter $1M algae research partnership

BY Michigan State University Found In:Feedstock, North AmericaA new $1 million relationship between Michigan State University and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels. The partnership will focus on improving algae photosynthesis. READ MORE

September 29, 2015

Another sentencing in Las Vegas for int'l biodiesel fraud scheme

BY U.S. Department of Justice Found In:Policy, North AmericaAlex Jariv was sentenced Sept. 25 in federal court to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his role in illegal schemes to generate and sell fake biodiesel credits. He is the third to be sentenced in this RIN fraud scheme. READ MORE

September 25, 2015

CARB affirms biodiesel as lowest-carbon fuel in revised LCFS

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Use, North AmericaThe California Air Resources Board finalized the state's revised low carbon fuels standard Sept. 25. The new standard affirms that biodiesel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent and often by as much as 81 percent vs. petroleum. READ MORE

September 24, 2015

Poll: Majority of Nebraskans want to develop biodiesel industry

BY Ann Bailey Found In:North AmericaThe majority of Nebraskans who responded to a Rural Nebraska Poll are in favor of developing alternative sources of energy, including biodiesel. About 2,000 rural Nebraska residents responded to the poll conducted by the University of Nebraska. READ MORE

September 24, 2015

Bagram Air Field converts UCO to biodiesel to power incinerators

BY Summer Barkley, DVIDS Found In:Feedstock, Production, Use, Africa & the Middle EastThree unrelated problems were solved by one simple solution devised by Fluor Corp. to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel using a Springboard Biodiesel automated unit, to help power solid waste incinerators at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. READ MORE


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