3 hours ago

Trump nominates Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary

BY Erin Voegele On Jan. 19, President-elect Donald Trump nominated former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead USDA. The nomination, subject to U.S. Senate confirmation, represents Trump's final cabinet selection. Perdue served as Georgia governor from 2003-'11. READ MORE

3 hours ago

As EPA administrator Pruitt vows to fulfill congressional intent

BY Erin VoegeleOn Jan. 18, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works held a hearing on the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the U.S. EPA. Biofuels were among the topics discussed. READ MORE

5 hours ago

Biodiesel industry honors year of achievements, industry growth

BY The National Biodiesel Board This year's National Biodiesel Board industry awards highlight champions who've had a major impact on biodiesel use. Clean air champions, policy drivers, fleet vehicle influencers, and lifetime biodiesel advocates were all honored in San Diego. READ MORE

6 hours ago

90 MMgy Houston biodiesel plant begins operating at full capacity

BY Ron KotrbaWorld Energy Biox Biofuels, a joint venture between World Energy and Biox, has completed commissioning of its 90 MMgy biodiesel facility in Houston. The plant was purchased by the JV in summer 2016 and began operating at full capacity in December. READ MORE

January 19, 2017

Automakers fuel US market with more biodiesel-capable models

BY The National Biodiesel Board Several automakers' new 2017 diesel models were featured at the San Diego Convention Center as part of the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. The Biodiesel Vehicle Showcase event is presented by NBB and General Motors Fleet. READ MORE

January 18, 2017

Underdog industry rallies for continued growth at annual event

BY Ron KotrbaBiodiesel has spent most of its existence fighting as the underdog and often winning against the odds. This year will be no different, as the story was told by industry leaders at the 2017 National Biodiesel Conference in San Diego. READ MORE

January 16, 2017

In Depth: REG Marks 10 Years of Growth, Success & Continuous Improvement

BY Anthony HulenThe U.S.'s largest biodiesel manufacturer, Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group Inc., matures from its single plant, single feedstock origins to a multifeedstock, multinational business. READ MORE

January 13, 2017

In Depth: Biodiesel Renaissance

BY Ron KotrbaFrom the Winter 2017 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine, this cover article dives into the past year's resurgence in U.S. biodiesel project expansions, upgrades, imports and M&As. It was a time unlike any in recent history. But what will 2017 bring? READ MORE

January 13, 2017

Hero BX offers branded Bioheat distributor program

BY Ron KotrbaHero BX's new program offers heating oil retailers the opportunity to carry the Hero BX brand and supporting technical and marketing benefits in exchange for Bioheat supply contracts. Hero BX has biodiesel plants in Pennsylvania and Alabama. READ MORE