August 27, 2014
Switzerland-based waste fats and oils collection company MBP Group has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials sustainability certification for their waste material collection, trading and distribution activities.
August 25, 2014
From Q1 2013 to Q1 2014, ethanol consumption rose by only 1.1 percent, from 190 to 192 million liters. Biodiesel, however, saw a much larger increase. Consumption rose by 52 percent, from 128 million liters in Q1 2013 to 195 million in Q1 2014.
August 20, 2014
Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki (45 percent electricity generated from NEXBTL) and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race.
July 17, 2014
Unsurprisingly, the European Biodiesel Board applauded the European Commission's decision this month to initiate the investigation looking into the factual grounds for a potential extension of duties on biodiesel imports originating in the U.S.
July 15, 2014
Blue Sun Biodiesel and Viesel Fuel are producing biodiesel based on lipase as catalyst. Novozymes has been the enzyme supplier and partner, and this accomplishment of full-scale enzymatic production is the result of lengthy, dedicated R&D work.
July 08, 2014
Neste Oil is supporting the environmental goals of this year's Flow Festival in Helsinki by supplying 100 percent NEXBTL renewable diesel to generate electricity for the event. Held Aug. 8-10, the festival is known for prioritizing the environment.
July 07, 2014
Aemetis Inc. announced that it has received EPA approval for the issuance of D4 RINs upon the importation into the U.S. of biodiesel produced from waste fats and oils. The fuel also recently earned the EU's ISCC Category 2 certification.
June 24, 2014
Neste Oil and Renewable Algae Energy, a U.S.-based algae biomass producer, have signed a contingent commercial algae oil offtake agreement. Algae oil is one of the alternatives being researched by Neste Oil for use as renewable diesel feedstock.
June 16, 2014
On June 13, the European Union Energy Council announced it has reached a political agreement on measures to incorporate indirect land use change into EU biofuel policies. Biofuel trade groups said the move is expected to restore investor confidence.