Feedstock

January 11, 2017

In Depth: Alternative Feedstock & Process Technology Overview

BY Will SmithFrom the Winter 2017 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine, Will Smith, the owner of Springhouse Consulting, reviews available lower-quality biodiesel feedstocks and the commercial processes employed for successful biodiesel conversion. READ MORE

January 10, 2017

Pilot-scale project to produce fuels from wastewater sludge

BY The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation A consortium led by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation has been selected by the U.S. DOE for award negotiations to begin Phase 1 design and planning for a pilot plant to produce hydrocarbon fuels at a municipal wastewater treatment facility. READ MORE

January 09, 2017

In Depth: A Proven Biodiesel Process Technology Track Record

BY Ron KotrbaOn BDI-BioEnergy International's 20-year anniversary, Biodiesel Magazine takes a look back at the company's beginnings, accomplishments and biodiesel production technology. READ MORE

January 06, 2017

Opinion: Far-reaching Impacts of Biointermediate Feedstocks on the Biodiesel Industry

BY Karyn JonesThe issuance of U.S. EPA's proposed REGS rule has spurred many questions about what the final rule will look like, and what it will mean for the biodiesel industry. The final definition of biointermediate feedstock will have a significant impact. READ MORE

December 27, 2016

Preview: Winter 2017 print edition of Biodiesel Magazine

BY Ron KotrbaA sneak peak at the contents of our 2017 Winter print edition of Biodiesel Magazine READ MORE

December 27, 2016

USDA data show food costs decline as biodiesel market soars

BY The National Biodiesel Board The Consumer Price Index for grocery store items is 2.3 percent lower than the last year, according to USDA's Food Price Outlook, all while biodiesel production is higher than ever. Biodiesel decreases soy protein meal prices by up to $40 per ton. READ MORE

December 27, 2016

Lux Research: FOG-based biodiesel remains significant opportunity

BY Lux Research The new generation of policies is based on carbon-intensity metrics, and biomass-based diesel and conventional electricity lead the race to meet new emissions reduction goals. Diversified energy companies are well-placed, according to Lux Research. READ MORE

December 14, 2016

2 Singapore firms buy former Delta American Fuel biodiesel plant

BY Ron KotrbaTwo Singapore-based companies, Agritrade Resources Ltd. and Solfuels Holdings Pte Ltd., have jointly acquired the former Delta American Fuel LLC biodiesel plant in Helena, Arkansas. The facility will be retrofitted with multifeedstock technology. READ MORE

December 06, 2016

Grant funds test market potential for biojet fuel research

BY Washington State University Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research. The team has demonstrated a new process for making biojet fuel. READ MORE