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Posted December 31, 1969



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Ireland's first biodiesel plant begins production

Green Biofuels Ireland Ltd. has commenced production at Ireland's first commercial-scale biodiesel production facility. Joe Byrne, operations officer at the facility, said construction of the 9 MMgy facility began in March 2007 and was completed in June 2008. Full-scale production began in mid-August.READ MORE

Illinois farmers to plant 150 acres of pennycress

An effort is underway to get 150 acres of pennycress planted in three-acre to five-acre plots across Illinois this fall. On Sept. 3 area farmers met with scientists who have been developing the crop and representatives of BioFuels Manufacturing Illinois Inc. to learn about the new crop.READ MORE Methes

Study: Biodiesel performs as effectively as diesel

Washington-based Propel Inc. and Essential Baking Co. recently completed a joint study which found that B99 ran as effectively, if not better, than tradition fuel when used in the baking company's fleet vehicles. For a 13-week period that began in January, six vehicles were filled with B99 at a Propel Clean Fuel Point location.READ MORE

IBI acquires Argentina plant

Brazil-based Integrated Biodiesel Industries Ltd. announced Sept. 3 it has acquired a new biodiesel process unit as part of the company's second Argentina facility. Ground is scheduled to be broken on the plant by October.READ MORE

Ecomex to offer online renewable resource trading

Oslo, Norway-based Ecomex, a marketplace for online, real time over-the-counter trading, has announced the formation of London-based Trayport Ltd.'s GlobalVision Exchange Trading System, allowing global trading of renewable energy products.READ MORE

Bratney offers odorless glycerin technology

Des Moines, Iowa-based Bratney Companies, in partnership with German biodiesel technology provider CIMBRIA SKET, has introduced an improved glycerin refining process that is capable of removing odor from the final product.READ MORE

Monarch Petroleum offers crude glycerin processing

Monarch Petroleum Inc., a company that stores, processes, and bottles reclaimed used lubricant oil products, has announced that it will begin processing crude glycerin for biodiesel producers at its 20,000-square-foot facility in Detroit, Mich.READ MORE

North Dakota plant destroyed by fire

A recent fire at All-American Biodiesel's plant in York, N.D., destroyed a quarter of the business and has brought to light a dangerous situation that could be repeated in rural communities throughout the United States.READ MORE
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