Inside January 2008

Features

Biodiesel's True Calling

BY Ron KotrbaAs biodiesel struggles for widespread acceptance as a transportation fuel, it has found a warm, cozy home in the residential heating oil market. READ MORE

Canola Waits in the Wings

BY Susanne Retka SchillCanola is being touted around the United States as an oilseed crop with great potential. Not long ago, biodiesel was the big driver behind that interest, but for now, economics have redirected that focus to the food market. READ MORE

A New Generation

BY Anduin Kirkbride McElroyUnder the right circumstances, biodiesel can be a clean, local, economically viable source of electricity. Biodiesel Magazine highlights some of the projects being developed across the United States. READ MORE

Breeding Better Beans

BY Jessica EbertBiodiesel producers agree that scientific and technological breakthroughs are needed to keep the industry growing. While some of these advancements occur in the areas of engineering and process design, others originate in the test fields of private, academic and government soybean-breeding laboratories. READ MORE

Emerging Opportunities on Uncharted Grounds

BY Bryan SimsSome Central American countries seem to have the political will and the resources to develop a biodiesel industry. Biodiesel Magazine takes a closer look at one of the more promising countries, Costa Rica, and a couple of business developments that are poised to capitalize on the country's resources. READ MORE

Cleaner and Clearer

BY Jerry W. KramIn a challenging economic environment, producing a top quality product is one way to maintain a competitive edge. For biodiesel producers, that means finding the most economical way to wash and polish their crude biodiesel to the highest possible standard. Schroeder Industries says its system can produce clean biodiesel quickly and inexpensively. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

RIN webinar offers tips

BY Anduin Kirkbride McElroy

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