Inside 2015 Edition


Realizing the Vision to Reclaim, Recycle, Refuel

BY Ron KotrbaWith help from Viesel Fuel, Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication, Buster Halterman, the CEO of Buster Biofuels, is on the cusp of fulfilling his mission in cutting-edge ways by building the first enzymatic biodiesel plant on the West Coast. READ MORE

Ever-Evolving Biodiesel Technology Developments

BY Ron KotrbaA cookie-cutter industry biodiesel is not. While too many technologies exist in this field to report on, we offer an overview of several emerging biodiesel process developments or existing optimization techniques that have made headlines recently. READ MORE


Continual Improvements to Continuous Flow Production

BY Ming Chai and Gus Kellogg Greenleaf Biofuels, a 10 MMgy continuous flow biodiesel plant in New Haven, Connecticut, is continually improving its process thanks to its talented team members. Since April 2013, the plant has reached 100 percent designed flow rate. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

Front End

BY Ron Kotrba

Inside NBB

NBB: Your membership organization

BY The National Biodiesel Board

#PumpUpBiodiesel social media campaign raises grassroots biodiesel support

BY The National Biodiesel Board Participants used the hashtag #PumpUpBiodiesel on both Twitter and Facebook throughout the month of November. This hashtag reflected the industry's goals of growing biodiesel to 10 percent of the diesel market by 2022, and increasing RFS volumes. READ MORE

In Face of Uncertainty, Industry Must Fight On

BY Joe JobeDespite huge challenges and misinformation to the contrary, biodiesel has caused the goals of the entire advanced biofuel category in the renewable fuel standard to be met and exceeded every year. Now is no time to stop. We can succeed and we will. READ MORE