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Sun Power Biodiesel promotes local crops

Sun Power Biodiesel LLC in Cumberland, Wis., has been awarded a $25,000 Wisconsin Agriculture Development and Diversity grant to help promote the planting of canola and sunflower crops in a 10-county area in northern Wisconsin. The company said it prefers to use these locally grown feedstocks because of the superior cold-flow properties of canola and sunflower oils.READ MORE

Paper producer explores biodiesel production

Norske Skog, a Norwegian producer of newsprint and magazine paper, has announced its partnership with Germany-based Choren Industries GmbH, a gasification technology company, to explore the possibility of constructing full-scale, second-generation biodiesel production facilities in Norway.READ MORE Methes

Energy partners want to turn pollution into algae

Washington-based Columbia Energy Partners LLC hopes to convert carbon dioxide from a coal-fired electricity plant into algal oil for biodiesel production.READ MORE

U.K. oilseed, biodiesel plants move forward

Flex Fuels Energy Ltd. is moving forward on plans to build an oilseed-crushing plant and adjacent biodiesel plant in Cardiff, South Wales. The company is considering three proposals from prospective engineering, procurement and construction companies; it expects to announce its decision later this month.READ MORE

California makes home biodiesel production cheaper

A bill signed into law by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Sept. 26 lowers the fee that private individuals must pay before being lawfully able to collect yellow grease from institutions for the purpose of producing biodiesel. A state legislator doesn't think the law will impact California's commercial biodiesel industry.READ MORE

Dynamic Fuels breaks ground on Louisiana plant

Dynamic Fuels LLC, a joint venture formed between Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corp., held a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 6 for its 75 MMgy renewable synthetic fuel production facility in Geismar, La. The new facility will utilize Syntroleum's patent pending Bio-Refining Technology.READ MORE

Nova Biosource facility off-line due to fire

A fire at Nova Biosource Fuels Inc., a 10 MMgy biodiesel plant in Clinton, Iowa, broke out Sept. 30 in the primary biodiesel recovery column. The facility, which had been idled for maintenance at the time of the incident, will continue to be shut down for damage assessment and repairs, according to the company.READ MORE

U.S. could become largest biodiesel market by 2012

According to a global 2008 biodiesel report prepared by California-based SRI Consulting, the United States is currently positioned to become the largest biodiesel market in the world by 2012, consuming nearly 19 percent of the world's biodiesel supply.READ MORE

Investors help Imperium Renewables to repay debts

In an attempt to gain firmer financial footing for its biodiesel operations, existing investors of Imperium Renewables provided the biodiesel producer with a much-needed cash infusion that was largely used to repay a portion of its debts.READ MORE

U.S. Congress extends biodiesel tax credit

U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 into law Oct. 3. The legislation, most widely known for bailing out the U.S. financial industry, includes biodiesel tax credit extensions.READ MORE
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