Darling Int'l announces Diamond Green Diesel begins production

The Diamond Green Diesel plant located in Louisiana, designed to produce 137 MMgy of renewable diesel, has reached mechanical completion, according to Darling International Inc., and the startup process will soon lead to full production.
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French study reinforces evidence that ILUC is inconclusive

The study concludes that these models use very low values for increasing yields, contradicting previously observed data trends, and are much lower than assumptions used in production forecasts by international institutions such as the FAO.
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Brazil biodiesel firm BSBios exports nation's first volumes to EU

Brazilian biodiesel producer BSBios, a joint venture between BSPAR and Petrobras Biofuel, has exported its, and Brazil's, first commercial shipment of biodiesel June 25, the company stated. A small 6,600 gallon load is headed to Rotterdam Harbor.
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Sustainable Biodiesel Certification program officially launches

The announcement came at Willie Nelson's 80th birthday party June 6 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square. Nelson and wife Annie were honored for their continued commitment to advancing the use of sustainable biodiesel as founding members of the SBA.
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Algae.Tec signs carbon capture deal with mega coal power firm

Algae.Tec has signed a deal with Australia's largest power company, Macquarie Generation, to site an algae carbon capture and biofuels production facility alongside its 2,640 mW coal-fired power station in the Hunter Valley near Sydney.
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REG starts operations at New Boston, Texas, biodiesel refinery

Renewable Energy Group has begun operations at its recently purchased New Boston, Texas, plant, now named REG New Boston. The plant can produce up to 15 MMgy of biodiesel from a variety of feedstocks including animal fats and distillers corn oil.
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Kan. soybean farmer honored for service to biodiesel industry

The National Biodiesel Board recently recognized Harold Kraus from Hays, Kan., for his outstanding efforts in advancing the biodiesel industry. Kraus has served as the primary representative for the Kansas Soybean Commission on the NBB for 12 years.
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KiOR achieves operational milestones at Miss. cellulosic refinery

The plant's Biomass Fluid Catalytic Cracking unit has completed its first uninterrupted 30-day run. It also made its first shipment of cellulosic gasoline June 28, and on the same day KiOR commenced regular shipments of both gasoline and diesel.
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Del. professor examines Heterosigma akashiwo algae for biofuels

A hardy algae species, Heterosigma akashiwo, is showing promise in both reducing power plant pollution and making biofuel, based on new research from Kathryn Coyne, an associate professor of marine biosciences at the University of Delaware.
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Strong opportunity for Midwest aviation biofuels industry

The commercial aviation industry has a clear path toward cleaner, more economical and more secure energy alternatives through the increased use of advanced biofuels developed in the Midwest, according to a report issued June 27 by MASBI.
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IRFA: renewable fuels production boosts Iowa's pork industry

A recent study found that an Iowa hog producer realizes a $4 per head boost in profitability because of Iowa's biodiesel industry. Iowa farmers raising both crops and hogs would see nearly a 20 percent increase in net income thanks to biodiesel.
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National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

September 10-12, 2013
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OnSite Energy Conference & Trade Show

September 23-25, 2013

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
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International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 24-26, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

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June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
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