October 23, 2014

REG completes upgrades at 30 MMgy Mason City biodiesel plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Renewable Energy Group Inc. celebrated Oct.23 the completion of upgrades to its 30 MMgy biorefinery in Mason City, Iowa, which allows the plant to produce biodiesel from a wide variety of raw materials. The project took about one year. READ MORE

October 23, 2014

Students can apply for scholarship to Nat'l Biodiesel Conference

BY The National Biodiesel Board Science students are invited to apply for a travel scholarship to attend or even present their biodiesel-related work at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 19-22 in Fort Worth, Texas. The application deadline is Nov. 24. READ MORE

October 22, 2014

People, Prosperity and the Planet

BY Ron KotrbaBringing EPA's latest P3 award information to you on National Bioenergy Day READ MORE

October 22, 2014

CREW sues EPA for documents regarding 2014 RFS

BY Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is suing the U.S. EPA for failing to provide documents regarding oil industry efforts to influence the 2014 renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

October 21, 2014

2 SC firms to celebrate Nat'l Bioenergy Day via new collaboration

BY Midlands Biofuels In celebration of National Bioenergy Day, ATP-SC LLC and Midlands Biofuels jointly announced an innovative collaboration to grow biocrops, produce, sell and utilize solid and liquid biofuels, and to expand South Carolina's bioeconomy. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

BDI-BioEnergy Int'l contracted to optimize Calif. biodiesel plant

BY Ron KotrbaBDI-BioEnergy International announced it has signed a contract with Bakersfield, Calif.-based biodiesel producer Crimson Renewable Energy LP to increase plant capacity to 75,000 tons (22.5 million gallons) per year and modernize its process. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

Major Indo-US Advanced Bioenergy Consortium launches

BY Washington University in St. Louis The government of India's Department of Biotechnology, Indian corporate leaders and Washington University in St. Louis has invested $2.5 million to launch the Indo-U.S. Advanced Bioenergy Consortium for Second Generation Biofuels. READ MORE

October 17, 2014

New fueling permit brings biodiesel back to Maalaea Harbor

BY Pacific Biodiesel Technologies Divers and crew aboard Aqua Adventures Maui are no longer breathing petroleum exhaust when they begin their diving experience from the swim step of the vessel. The company has switched from fossil fuel to 100 percent locally produced biodiesel. READ MORE

October 15, 2014

NC attorney proudly logs thousands of miles a month on biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaFor the past eight years, Asheville attorney Lakota Denton has been powering his vehicle with biodiesel from Blue Ridge Biofuels. He's passionate about biodiesel because it supports local business while reducing emissions and his carbon footprint. READ MORE