November 25, 2015

Support scholarships for students of biodiesel on Giving Tuesday

BY The National Biodiesel Foundation Donations made to the NBF's Dallas Hanks Memorial Fund on Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) will specifically support the Next Generation Scientists Scholarships to send students to the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida, this January. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

NYOHA helps Bronx teacher incorporate Bioheat in HVAC training

BY The New York Oil Heating Association Peter Gonzalez is teaching the science of Bioheat fuel, as well as math, chemistry and English, to 17 Bronx Design and Construction Academy juniors this fall, with NYOHA's support. NYOHA helped the students gain insider views of the Bioheat industry. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

National Biodiesel Foundation elects new executive committee

BY The National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Foundation unanimously elected its executive committee during its fall directors meeting in Washington, D.C., recently. The foundation is designed to advanced initiatives important to the commercial biodiesel industry. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

A Transformative Project: Total's La Mède Conversion

BY Ron KotrbaSupermajor oil company Total S.A. will convert its 150,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery in La Mède, France, to produce 500,000 tons (170 million gallons) of renewable diesel per year. This is only the second oil refinery to make such a conversion. READ MORE

November 18, 2015

National Biodiesel Board members elect governing board

BY The National Biodiesel Board NBB members selected their leadership mid-November, electing four returning governing board members and four new members to serve in leadership roles. During the annual fall membership meeting NBB members discussed a number of important topics. READ MORE

November 17, 2015

Large glycerin refinery about to open

BY Ron KotrbaLouis Dreyfus Commodities' new glycerin refinery in Claypool, Indiana, will soon be operational. The company says the new 80-million-pound-per-year plant will be the second-largest in the U.S. producing USP-grade Kosher refined glycerin. READ MORE

November 17, 2015

Hero BX purchases former Veros Energy biodiesel plant in Alabama

BY Hero BX Biodiesel producer Lake Erie Biofuels LLC doing business as Hero BX announced Nov. 17 that it has acquired the assets of the former Veros Energy biodiesel refinery in Moundville, Alabama. The plant will be operated under the name Hero BX Alabama LLC. READ MORE

November 17, 2015

Biodiesel leaders press Congress on reformed tax credit

BY The National Biodiesel Board Nearly 100 biodiesel leaders from across the country will press lawmakers on Capitol Hill Nov. 17 to reinstate the biodiesel tax incentive as a domestic production credit in line with a proposal passed unanimously by the Senate Finance Committee. READ MORE

November 16, 2015

Cowichan opens biodiesel station with new PoS technology

BY Ron KotrbaCowichan Energy Alternatives, the Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-op and the Cowichan Valley Regional District are holding a ceremony Nov. 19 to celebrate Vancouver Island's first Green & Go Biofuel Station where users can fill up on biodiesel blends. READ MORE