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February 05, 2016

Biodiesel taking a bite out of emissions in the Big Apple

BY Tom Slunecka Found In:Use, North AmericaNew York City has been a trailblazer in its approach to improving air quality. The city blends biodiesel with standard heating oil to create Bioheat for its buildings. A group of Minnesota soybean farmers recently toured NYC to see Bioheat in action. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

Super Bowl kicks off with clean diesel tech, renewable diesel

BY The Diesel Technology Forum Found In:Use, North AmericaThe widely attended fan festivals and transportation to the NFL championship football game in San Francisco Feb. 7 are the latest in a long line of entities to recognize advanced biofuels in meeting climate, clean air and sustainability goals. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

REG to acquire Sanimax biodiesel plant in Wisconsin

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Business, Production, North AmericaRenewable Energy Group announced Feb. 3 that it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy LLC to acquire Sanimax's 20 MMgy nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisconsin. This is REG's 11th active U.S. plant. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

German biodiesel exports decline in 2015

BY UFOP Found In:Distribution, EuropeGerman biodiesel exports from January through November 2015 were down almost a quarter from the same period in 2014. The sharp drop in exports was first and foremost based on a massive decline in deliveries to the Netherlands, France and Poland. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

Melbourne researchers discover cheaper way to make algae biofuels

BY University of Melbourne Found In:Feedstock, Asia-PacificPublished in Energy and Environmental Science, the new method developed by University of Melbourne researchers purifies CO2 in power station flue gases by absorbing it into a liquid. This liquid is then pumped through hollow fiber membranes. READ MORE

January 29, 2016

Howell says 2016 may be busiest year yet for biodiesel at ASTM

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Quality, Use, North AmericaAn abundance of biodiesel activities at ASTM may make 2016 the busiest year yet at the organization, said National Biodiesel Board senior technical advisor Steve Howell, who detailed ongoing and future technical work to expand biodiesel markets. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

Biodiesel board honors climate champs, career-long achievements

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:North AmericaLandmark climate efforts, heavy-duty vehicle market dominance and lifetime careers dedicated to the advancement of biodiesel were all honored by the Nat'l Biodiesel Board late January during the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida. READ MORE

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2016 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 11-14, 2016
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

2016 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 20-23, 2016
Wisconsin Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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