May 26, 2016

Iowa biodiesel production tax credit extended through 2024

BY Ron KotrbaIn 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. READ MORE

May 25, 2016

Former NBB CEO Joe Jobe launches new business consulting firm

BY Ron KotrbaFor a generation, Joe Jobe, the former CEO of the National Biodiesel Board, has fostered the U.S. biodiesel industry from its fledgling infancy to bountiful maturation. Three weeks after his departure from NBB, Jobe sits down with Biodiesel Magazine. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

EU appeals WTO panel report in dispute over Argentine biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe EU filed a notice of appeal May 20 with the World Trade Organization in the dispute with Argentina over antidumping measures on biodiesel. Two months ago the WTO issued a panel report stating the EU's sanctioning method violated WTO law. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

Biomass-based diesel poised for growth

BY Dave Elsenbast Dave Elsenbast, the supply chain vice president for Renewable Energy Group Inc., discusses recent biodiesel policy accomplishments, market opportunities and feedstocks such as distillers corn oil in this feature-length contribution piece. READ MORE

May 18, 2016

EPA's proposed 2018 biodiesel RFS rule calls for modest growth

BY The National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board called for the Obama administration to strengthen a U.S. EPA proposal released May 18 that would raise the biodiesel volume requirement under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) by only 100 million gallons in 2018. READ MORE

May 18, 2016

CEC awards Biodico $1.2M grant for Zero Net Energy Farms project

BY Biodico Inc. Biodico Inc. announced that the California Energy Commission awarded the company a $1.2 million grant for its Zero Net Energy Farms project, which would enable farms to generate all electrical and heating power needs from on-site renewable resources. READ MORE

May 18, 2016

Free entry to National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

BY Ron KotrbaProduce biodiesel or another advanced biofuel? Don't miss out on two free passes per production facility to the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo June 20-23 in Milwaukee. READ MORE

May 17, 2016

CRC report supports position of biodiesel as low carbon fuel

BY The National Biodiesel Board A new consensus report from the Coordinating Research Council adds to the growing evidence in support of biodiesel as a low carbon fuel. Key conclusions from this report show that carbon emissions from biofuels are declining relative to petroleum. READ MORE

May 16, 2016

Bill intro'd to reform, extend biodiesel tax credit through 2019

BY Ron KotrbaLegislation was introduced May 13 by Reps. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 and reform it as a domestic production credit. The NBB and ASA are encouraged by the measure. READ MORE