May 26, 2016
In Iowa, at Renewable Energy Group Inc.'s Newton biodiesel plant, Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation into law May 24 extending and expanding state biodiesel incentives. SF 2309 extends a 2 cpg biodiesel production tax credit through 2024.
May 04, 2016
Genscape Vesseltracker identified a shipment of 1.3 million gallons of biodiesel from Australia arriving to the Houston area April 27. The event is newsworthy since U.S. EIA data show no U.S. imports of biodiesel from Australia since January 2013.
May 02, 2016
REG Danville purchased a nearby tank complex for $1.5 million. The tanks are being connected to its existing infrastructure and will increase storage capacacity for feedstock by nearly 1 million gallons and biodiesel by up to 12 million gallons.
April 28, 2016
The Iowa legislature voted 94-0 in the House of Representatives and 49-0 in the Iowa Senate to secure another year of funding for the state's very successful biodiesel and ethanol blender pump program, the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program.
April 12, 2016
An analysis of a recent Iowa Department of Revenue report shows the average biodiesel blend purchased in Iowa reached 11 percent in 2015, an increase from the 9.4 percent average blend in 2014 and a new all-time record.
April 06, 2016
A summary of EIA's biomass-based diesel production and import data for January and EPA's EMTS data on D4 RIN generation for January and February
March 31, 2016
A World Trade Organization panel published its report March 29 in the case brought by Argentina regarding the EU antidumping measures on Argentinian biodiesel imports. The EBB regards the panel decision as a first episode in the legal battle.
March 25, 2016
Increased reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels required by California's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) are driving up carbon credit prices, demand for advanced biofuels, and imports.
March 17, 2016
Although German foreign trade in biodiesel was not quite as brisk in 2015 as a year earlier, export figures recently published verify that interest in biodiesel from Germany continued to be high. Germany exported roughly 430 million gallons in 2015.