September 15, 2016
Wally Tyner, a professor at Purdue University, presented his research team's latest findings regarding GHG emissions of producing biodiesel from soybeans, which show land use change emissions could be up to 70 percent lower than what CARB adopted.
September 13, 2016
The European Commission recently reaccredited RSB's EU Renewable Energy Directive sustainability program. The re-recognition came just weeks after the EU Court of Auditors said the EU certification system for sustainability is not fully reliable.
September 06, 2016
The Defense Production Act Title III Program Office, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is playing a critical role in commercializing technology to produce environmentally friendly fuel sources, which are paramount to national security.
August 30, 2016
The Chicago Park District will showcase its innovative biodiesel program at a Fleet Education Seminar hosted by the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition Sept. 8. CPD uses B50 in 56 fleet vehicles and B10 to B20 biodiesel blends in nearly 200 more.
August 10, 2016
A recent report from an EU court says achievement of the 10 percent transport target may be questionable as statistics might be overestimated because member states could report biofuels as sustainable when its sustainability was not verified
August 02, 2016
Z Energy, a $26 million biodiesel processing facility in New Zealand, has begun the commissioning phase at its 5.3 MMgy plant in Wiri, Auckland. On Aug. 2, the company received its first feedstock delivery. Production is expected by month's end.
July 15, 2016
On Boeing's 100th anniversary, South African Airways celebrated Africa's first sustainable biofuel flight. The flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town, operated by a Boeing 737-800, used biojet fuel produced from Sunchem's nicotine-free tobacco plant.
July 14, 2016
The U.S. DOE announced up to $15 million for three projects aimed at reducing the production costs of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts. The three recipients are Global Algae Innovations Inc., Algenol Biotech LLC and MicroBio Engineering Inc.
July 06, 2016
The Brazilian Biodiesel and Biojetfuel Union (Ubrabio) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials have joined forces in discussions and decision-making processes to promote sustainability in Brazil's biofuels and biomaterials production chain.