May 01, 2015

Neste Oil reports more renewable diesel capacity in Q1 results

BY Katie Fletcher Renewable diesel producer Neste Oil released financial results for the first quarter of 2015, reporting that a strong refining environment, favorable currency rates, and good internal performance made for an excellent first quarter. READ MORE

April 29, 2015

3 brothers plead guilty to $145 million e-Biofuels RIN fraud scam

BY U.S. Department of Justice Chad Ducey, 39, of Fishers, Indiana, pleaded guilty April 28 for his role in a multistate scheme to defraud biodiesel buyers and U.S. taxpayers by fraudulently selling biodiesel incentives. His two brothers, Chris and Craig, pleaded guilty last week. READ MORE

April 29, 2015

Aemetis launches India Biodiesel Manufacturers Association

BY Aemetis Inc. The group was launched as an eight-member association with a focus on expanding the biodiesel market in India, decreasing air pollution and reducing India's dependence on foreign oil. It will work to remove regulatory hurdles and educate consumers. READ MORE

April 29, 2015

EPA opens comment period on carinata oil GHG analysis

BY Erin Voegele The U.S. EPA is accepting comments on its analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions attributed to the production and transport of Brassica carinata oil feedstock for the use in making biofuels, such as biodiesel, renewable diesel and jet fuel. READ MORE

April 28, 2015

Parliament votes to approve EU biofuels cap, provides closure

BY Ron KotrbaThe European Parliament voted April 28 to approve the 7 percent cap on first-generation biofuels, providing a degree of closure to the long-debated measure. European biofuel trade associations now want talks to focus on post-2020 policy. READ MORE

April 27, 2015

Mississauga biodiesel equipment shipped to Havelock, Ontario

BY Methes Energies International Ltd. Methes received a second payment for the sale of its Denami 600 biodiesel processor, removed and shipped from its Mississauga plant to its client Drain Bros. in Havelock, Ontario, and the company's first PP-MEC pretreatment system installation. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Biodiesel wholesaler Amerigreen celebrates 10-year anniversary

BY Ron KotrbaLancaster, Pennsylvania-based Amerigreen Energy Inc., a domestic fuel and biodiesel wholesaler, is celebrating 10 years in business, and as the company has matured, it's had to change with the times. But Amerigreen has never wavered from its roots. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

San Francisco gets new biodiesel-electric bus; many more to come

BY San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has taken delivery of its first New Flyer Industries electric trolley and biodiesel-electric hybrid buses. SFMTA has purchased 61 new biodiesel-electric hybrid buses, but it may procure up to 163. READ MORE

April 22, 2015

US EPA releases March, Q1 2015 RIN generation figures

BY Erin Voegele The U.S. EPA released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for March. More than 191 million D4 biomass-based diesel RINs (128 million gallons) were generated in March, bringing the net total for Q1 2015 to 472.28 million RINs. READ MORE