February 10, 2016

California Biodiesel Conference to focus on regulatory stability

BY The California Biodiesel Alliance An absolute must for anyone doing or wanting to do business in the Golden State, the California Biodiesel Conference, to be held Feb. 24, will focus on new realities and possibilities as the state's industry enters an era of regulatory stability. READ MORE

February 10, 2016

Safety first, second, third, fourth

BY Ron KotrbaThe recent tragic accident at a biodiesel plant in Spain reinforces the need to put safety first, last and at all points between READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Algae raceway paves path from lab to real-world applications

BY DOE/Sandia National Laboratories In a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy. READ MORE

February 09, 2016

Ensyn biocrude receives CARB approvals for refinery coprocessing

BY Ron KotrbaEnsyn Corp. announced it has been granted key regulatory approvals by California Air Resources Board pursuant to the LCFS on the company's application for its renewable fuel oil (RFO) to be used in coprocessing by California oil refineries. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

Biodiesel taking a bite out of emissions in the Big Apple

BY Tom Slunecka New York City has been a trailblazer in its approach to improving air quality. The city blends biodiesel with standard heating oil to create Bioheat for its buildings. A group of Minnesota soybean farmers recently toured NYC to see Bioheat in action. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

Super Bowl kicks off with clean diesel tech, renewable diesel

BY The Diesel Technology Forum The widely attended fan festivals and transportation to the NFL championship football game in San Francisco Feb. 7 are the latest in a long line of entities to recognize advanced biofuels in meeting climate, clean air and sustainability goals. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

REG to acquire Sanimax biodiesel plant in Wisconsin

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group announced Feb. 3 that it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy LLC to acquire Sanimax's 20 MMgy nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisconsin. This is REG's 11th active U.S. plant. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

German biodiesel exports decline in 2015

BY UFOP German biodiesel exports from January through November 2015 were down almost a quarter from the same period in 2014. The sharp drop in exports was first and foremost based on a massive decline in deliveries to the Netherlands, France and Poland. READ MORE

February 01, 2016

Melbourne researchers discover cheaper way to make algae biofuels

BY University of Melbourne Published in Energy and Environmental Science, the new method developed by University of Melbourne researchers purifies CO2 in power station flue gases by absorbing it into a liquid. This liquid is then pumped through hollow fiber membranes. READ MORE