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NORA releases comprehensive biodiesel/Bioheat report

BY The National Oilheat Research Alliance Pursuant to law, Congress requires the National Oilheat Research Alliance to prepare a report on the utilization rate and analysis of the use of biofuels in oilheating equipment. The report, the most comprehensive of its kind, was released in May. READ MORE

May 21, 2015

US Coachways reaches $10,000 donation mark with NBF

BY The National Biodiesel Board US Coachways has topped $10,000 in donations to the National Biodiesel Foundation, making it the single largest donor independent of the biodiesel industry to date. The company donates to help support sustainable practices in the motorcoach industry. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

UN Sustainable Energy for All deploys global bioenergy initiative

BY The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials UN FAO, RSB, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Carbon War Room, KLM, Novozymes and the UN Foundation partner to scale up the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy solutions to meet the global need for sustainable energy. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Methes to devote part of biodiesel capacity to other bioproducts

BY Methes Energies International Ltd. Methes Energies announced it will start offering epoxidized soybean oil (ESO) and natural polyol from its Sombra, Ontario, biodiesel production facility. The company will convert 20 percent of its 13 MMgy capacity to produce ESO and natural polyol. READ MORE

May 20, 2015

A new era of predictability for US biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaDon't miss this free opportunity to hear the latest news about 2014-'17 RFS volumes and other pressing policy matters from Joe Jobe of the NBB, along with market perspectives from three innovative biomass-based diesel project developers READ MORE

May 19, 2015

National Biodiesel Board launches new ad campaign

BY The National Biodiesel Board To celebrate biodiesel's benefits that touch cities and towns, fields and farms, water and air, a new advertising campaign demonstrates how it is fueling America as a low-carbon, renewable energy source. The TV ads focus on biodiesel in motion. READ MORE

May 18, 2015

Aemetis expands biodiesel sales to truck operators in India

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis has expanded sales activity in India since January when the government of India allowed biodiesel manufacturers to sell to customers directly, without distributing through the three national oil marketing companies. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Biodiesel helps power Volvo Ocean Race

BY The National Biodiesel Board The Volvo Ocean 65 race boats that sailed into Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, for the North American Stopover are refueling with biodiesel made from recycled cooking oil sourced from thousands of New England restaurants. READ MORE

May 14, 2015

Researchers produce jet fuel compounds from fungus

BY Washington State University Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit. The researchers hope the process leads to economically viable production of aviation biofuels. READ MORE