Inside 2020 Winter Issue

Features

Coming Full Circle

BY Ron KotrbaCelebrating 25 years, the Hawaii-based company that has built biodiesel plants across the U.S. and Japan has gone back to its roots, focusing on sustainability and local energy independence for the archipelago. READ MORE

2020 Biodiesel Plant Map Reflections

BY Ron KotrbaBiodiesel Magazine highlights industry changes as discovered during the 2020 U.S. & Canada Biodiesel Plant Map data collection efforts. READ MORE

Innovations in Biodiesel Technology

BY Ron KotrbaNew biodiesel process technologies continue to emerge, promising optimization of production through greater efficiencies and lower costs. READ MORE

Contributions

Making Biodiesel Profitable Without Tax Credits?

BY Etienne Sturm Many U.S. biodiesel producers have faced financial challenges due to absence of the blenders tax credit, but a novel process can be retrofitted into existing facilities and improve economics by up to $1.30 a gallon. READ MORE

Inside NBB

NBB Members Elect New Board Leadership

BY The National Biodiesel Board

The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit

BY The National Biodiesel Board In November, the NBB released a new report, “The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit,” written by ABF Economics. It explains how tax and RIN credit values are crucial in helping biodiesel producers compete with petroleum and expand production. READ MORE

NYC is Heating Up with America’s Advanced Biofuel

BY The National Biodiesel Board NYC requires all city fleet vehicles and equipment to use B20 biodiesel from April through November, and B5 from December through March. However, biodiesel has performed so successfully that the city has started some B20 use year-round. READ MORE

Florida is Fueled with Biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board Florida Power & Light Co. embraces environmental stewardship as a core value and has used biodiesel fuel regularly for nearly 20 years—one vital component of its corporate responsibility strategy. READ MORE

National Voter Survey Shows Strong Support for Biodiesel Industry

BY The National Biodiesel Board Each year the NBB conducts online surveys of U.S. voters to track trends and gauge awareness of biodiesel. This year the poll gathered responses from 1,064 registered voters and showed consistent results with prior polling from 2017 and 2018. READ MORE

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