November 03, 2015
Germany's UFOP says while EU's biofuel policy is falsely being pointed at as a driver of Indonesia's fires, continued EU and Indonesian inaction are really to blame since RED requirements and increased sustainability measures preclude such activity
October 30, 2015
Biodiesel producer and technology provider Biodico presented results of its five-year joint R&D project with the Navy to Dennis McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy, along with the California Energy Commission and Gov. Jerry Brown's staff.
October 21, 2015
The Indian government issued a notice Oct. 19 stating it is exempting goods used for production of biodiesel from central excise tax. The specific biodiesel inputs that are now exempt are RBD palm stearin, methanol and sodium methoxide.
October 15, 2015
The city of Bellevue, Washington, announced a new contract for blended biodiesel to be used in its fleet. The city will now utilize biodiesel made from used cooking oil instead of virgin crop oil, and it will increase the blend from 15 to 20 percent.
October 09, 2015
The U.S. EPA is inviting comment on its analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production and transport of jatropha oil for biodiesel, renewable diesel and other biofuels to qualify as part of the renewable fuel standard.
October 01, 2015
A new $1 million relationship between Michigan State University and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels. The partnership will focus on improving algae photosynthesis.
September 24, 2015
Three unrelated problems were solved by one simple solution devised by Fluor Corp. to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel using a Springboard Biodiesel automated unit, to help power solid waste incinerators at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan.
September 22, 2015
Global annual biofuel production capacity will expand by 6 billion gallons from 2014-'18. Ethanol and biodiesel will dominate with 96 percent of capacity in 2018, but novel fuels and feedstocks will help drive capacity growth, says Lux Research.
September 22, 2015
The sustainability certification includes Nidera's trading operations and its 30 MMgy biodiesel plant in Spain