Biodiesel Business

July 17, 2015

Biodiesel equipment scheduled for online auction ending Aug. 18

BY Maas Companies Maas Companies will auction surplus biodiesel process equipment from Green Gallons Solutions of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Aug. 18 via a timed online auction. The process equipment is being sold as one lot to be moved, with two tanks to be sold piecemeal. READ MORE

July 17, 2015

Utah-based biodiesel firm launches crowdfunding campaign

BY Ron KotrbaLogan, Utah-based Argo Fuels announced it is launching an Idiegogo crowdfunding campaign July 21 to raise money for the purchase of feedstock and preparation for large-scale biodiesel production using its NanoCatalyst fuel processor. READ MORE

July 14, 2015

Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, Big Island Biodiesel unite

BY Pacific Biodiesel Technologies Members of Pacific Biodiesel Technologies and Big Island Biodiesel decided unanimously to combine the companies, making BIB a wholly owned subsidiary of PBT. This unites all members in the company's effort to expand biodiesel production in Hawaii. READ MORE

July 13, 2015

Pacific Northwest Nat'l Lab to help small, 'green' businesses

BY Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PNNL and four other national labs have been chosen to lead the DOE's new Small Business Vouchers Pilot to help clean-energy firms get tech assistance. With $2.7 million, PNNL will support small businesses in bioenergy, water power and buildings. READ MORE

July 13, 2015

IncBio to supply 22.5 MMgy biodiesel plant to Colombia

BY Ron KotrbaPorto, Portugal-based IncBio has secured an agreement to design and build a 75,000-ton-per-year (22.5 MMgy) biodiesel plant for Biocosta Green Energy S.A. in Santa Marta, Colombia. Production is expected to begin by next May. READ MORE

July 09, 2015

Methes Energies raises $1.25 million in direct stock offering

BY Ron KotrbaMethes Energies announced July 6 that it has closed on a $1.25 million registered direct placement of common stock with a small group of institutional investors. Chardan Capital Markets LLC acted as the sole placement agent for the transaction. READ MORE

July 06, 2015

Company to develop $175 million waste-to-diesel plant in Florida

BY BioPower Operations Corp. BioPower Operations Corp. announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green3Power will build a Fischer-Tropsch synthetic diesel plant at the St. Lucie County Solid Waste Management Facility in Florida. G3P is working with Vanderweil Engineering. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

Atlantic Biodiesel celebrates opening of 45 MMgy plant in Ontario

BY Ron KotrbaAtlantic Biodiesel officially opened its 45 MMgy biodiesel plant in Welland, Ontario, June 25. The former Great Lakes Biodiesel plant gained new ownership after GLB lender Heridge S.a.R.L. won the assets from a bankruptcy auction early this year. READ MORE

June 17, 2015

Green Diesel CEO Rivkin pleads guilty to RIN fraud

BY Ron KotrbaNotorious RIN defrauder Phil Rivkin pleads guilty, faces more than 10 years in prison READ MORE