February 09, 2016
In a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy.
February 09, 2016
Ensyn Corp. announced it has been granted key regulatory approvals by California Air Resources Board pursuant to the LCFS on the company's application for its renewable fuel oil (RFO) to be used in coprocessing by California oil refineries.
February 01, 2016
Published in Energy and Environmental Science, the new method developed by University of Melbourne researchers purifies CO2 in power station flue gases by absorbing it into a liquid. This liquid is then pumped through hollow fiber membranes.
January 27, 2016
If your glycerin or free fatty acids may find their way into the food or feed supply, you must comply with the daunting Food Safety Modernization Act
January 22, 2016
Global soybean oil production has risen 5 percent, based on the 2015-'16 record supply of feedstock. In December, the FAO vegetable oil price index rose by almost 2 percent, but remains at a nine-year low although biodiesel production has increased.
January 20, 2016
Producers in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota can now insure carinata by written agreement under the canola and rapeseed insurance plans, according to USDA. A written agreement request must be submitted to insurance companies by March 15.
January 14, 2016
IRFA announced Jan. 13 that despite policy uncertainty for nearly all of 2015, Iowa biodiesel production set a new annual record of 242 million gallons. The use of soy oil decreased, but it remains the largest biodiesel feedstock at 66 percent.
January 11, 2016
The U.S. biodiesel industry had to prove its durability in 2015, but the release of finalized RVOs and reinstatement of the blender tax credit offer many a hopeful outlook for 2016.
January 06, 2016
Australia-based Algae.Tec Ltd. has completed commissioning and initial startup of its 50-ton-per-year algae production plant to produce algae-based nutraceutical products at the company’s Manufacturing & Development Centre in Atlanta.