Saipol invests in additional biodiesel production, biomass boiler

Avril Group subsidiary Saipol announced two major industrial investments in the French biodiesel sector totaling 28.5 million euros, including additional biodiesel production capacity in Sete, France, along with installation of a biomass boiler.
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NBB to Congress: Stop subsidizing foreign biodiesel production

As the battle over the biodiesel tax credit structure heats up, the National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee Oct. 28 urging reinstatement and conversion of the incentive from a blender to a producer credit.
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Trade groups at odds over US biodiesel tax credit structure

Congress is expected to take up the tax extenders package soon. While the NBB strongly supports restructuring the biodiesel blender credit to a producer incentive, the ABFA and the petroleum groups it has aligned with solidly oppose the move.
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Biodiesel technology provider helps make brewery carbon-neutral

BDI-BioEnergy Int'l and Brau Union Österreich, part of the Heineken family, celebrated the opening of a new spent-grain fermentation plant at the Göss Brewery in Austria, the last milestone in a series of efforts to make the plant carbon-neutral.
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Biodico gives results of 5-year study to Navy, California gov't

Biodiesel producer and technology provider Biodico presented results of its five-year joint R&D project with the Navy to Dennis McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy, along with the California Energy Commission and Gov. Jerry Brown's staff.
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REG Q3 numbers reflect tough energy, commodity market conditions

The largest U.S. biodiesel producer reports its Q3 financials. REG produced and sold more biodiesel in Q3 2015 than in Q3 2014, but its adjusted EBITDA was -$10 million vs. $11 million in Q3 2014, without any adjustment for the tax credit.
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BDI-designed Croatian biodiesel plant may get EIB investment

The European Investment Bank is considering investing 38 million euros in Biom d.o.o.'s 100,000-ton multifeedstock biodiesel plant in Croatia, to be built by Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International. The total project cost is 50 million euros.
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National survey results: large majority of voters support RFS

A national survey shows that biodiesel is an increasingly popular alternative fuel and that support for the renewable fuel standard (RFS) is on the rise. With just one month until EPA releases its final rule, 80 percent of voters support an RFS.
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Iowa biodiesel producers urge Congress to swiftly pass tax credit

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association’s biodiesel producers sent a letter Oct. 28 to all members of the Iowa Congressional delegation urging them to help level the energy playing field by pushing for swift passage of a multiyear biodiesel tax credit.
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Clean Cities honors NBB's Anne Steckel with Initiative Award

At its annual award luncheon Oct. 28, the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition honored National Biodiesel Board Vice President Anne Steckel with its Initiative of the Year Award for her work promoting biodiesel locally and nationally.
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Trade groups debate fate of RFS at Nat'l Advanced Biofuels event

Agreeing to respectfully disagree was one of very few assenting points reached by association heads representing the biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuel groups during a candid debate about RFS, policy amendments and the best course of action.
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How I handled the Volkswagen TDI scandal

Like millions of Volkswagen consumers, Lakota R. Denton, a North Carolina attorney, TDI owner and biodiesel user, felt defrauded in the wake of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. How did he handle it? Simple. He sued, sold and moved on.
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UPM to field test wood-based diesel fuel in urban bus traffic

UPM is to start field tests in October of its novel wood-based diesel fuel in urban buses together with Helsinki Region Transport and the VTT Technical Research Centre. The field tests are also supported by St1, Volvo and Transdev Finland.
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