Biodiesel Business

January 20, 2015

Methes to receive $4M for limited license of its biodiesel tech

BY Methes Energies International Ltd. Methes Energies International announced it has granted a U.S.-based entity a nonexclusive license to use Methes' design and software for a 3,000 liter per hour biodiesel processor to manufacture biodiesel processors for its own projects in the U.S. READ MORE

January 16, 2015

Calif. industry event to focus on biodiesel's unique benefits

BY The California Biodiesel Alliance The fourth annual California Biodiesel Conference is titled Understanding the Unique Benefits and Regulatory Landscape of Biodiesel - California's Advanced Biofuel. Presented by the California Biodiesel Alliance, it will be held Feb. 4 in Sacramento. READ MORE

January 13, 2015

TruMarx intro's biodiesel, RINs transaction capability on COMET

BY TruMarx Data Partners Inc. COMET, an on-demand platform for custom bilateral OTC transactions created by TruMarx Data Partners, now supports direct bilateral transactions for biodiesel and assigned RINs, separated D4 RINs, and RINless biodiesel (wet gallons). READ MORE

January 09, 2015

Algae.Tec positions to enter greater China region

BY Ron KotrbaAlgae.Tec Ltd. has entered into an agreement with China Finance Strategies Investment Holdings Ltd. to get its technology to market in the greater China region, including the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. READ MORE

January 06, 2015

Opinion: Patenting Strategies in the Biodiesel Industry

BY Benjamin C. Spehlmann Obtaining a desirable scope of coverage, as defined by patent claims, involves a number of important considerations. Being mindful of these points can improve the chances of effectively protecting a biodiesel process or product technology. READ MORE

December 30, 2014

Darling to receive $65 million from reinstated tax credit

BY Ron KotrbaDarling Ingredients Inc. announced that it expects to receive about $65 million from the reinstated $1 per gallon federal blenders tax credits for renewable diesel and biodiesel signed into law by President Obama Dec. 19. READ MORE

December 30, 2014

REG closes acquisition of majority stake in Germany's Petrotec

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced Dec. 29 that its wholly owned subsidiary has completed the acquisition of IC Green Energy's majority equity ownership position (69 percent) in German biodiesel producer Petrotec AG. READ MORE

December 19, 2014

REG, Neste settle patent lawsuits, enter into license agreement

BY Ron KotrbaFinland's Neste Oil and Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group both announced Dec. 19 that the companies have settled their patent infringement lawsuits against each other regarding renewable diesel processes and have entered into a new license agreement. READ MORE

December 19, 2014

Algae.Tec to raise more funds for pilot plant working capital

BY Ron KotrbaAlgae.Tec Ltd. announced an agreement with its largest partner, Reliance Industrial Investments, to raise $AUD2.4 million ($USD1.94 million) to provide additional working capital for development of an algae pilot plant in Jamnagar, India. READ MORE