January 28, 2015

EPA decision on Argentine biodiesel imports riles US industry

BY The National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board sharply criticized a decision by the EPA to allow streamlined Argentinian biodiesel imports to the U.S. under the RFS. The decision allows Argentinian biodiesel producers to use a survey plan for certifying feedstock. READ MORE

January 27, 2015

Algae demo project launched at world's largest refinery in India

BY Algenol Algenol and Reliance Industries have deployed India's first Algenol algae production platform. The demonstration module is located near the Reliance Jamnagar Refinery. The Algenol process is designed to convert 1 ton of CO2 into 144 gallons of fuel. READ MORE

December 10, 2014

Desmet to install CTi Nano Reactor at Indian soybean oil refinery

BY Cavitation Technologies Inc. Cavitation Technologies Inc. (CTi) announced this week that the Desmet Ballestra Group, CTi's strategic partner since 2010 and licensee of CTi's vegetable oil refining technology, has entered into another sales agreement in India. READ MORE

November 26, 2014

KSU Biodiesel Initiative gives students hands-on experience

BY Katie Allen, K-State Research and Extension By converting cooking oil into sustainable biodiesel fuel, the Kansas State University Biodiesel Initiative allows for collaboration among many campus departments and industry organizations. READ MORE

November 19, 2014

RSB, Elements Software partner to help track sustainability data

BY The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Elements is a web based traceability platform that will help the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials' participating operators comply with Europe's RED, including managing data associated with multiple feedstocks from around the world. READ MORE

November 04, 2014

NREL scientists revive algae from frozen, dormant state

BY Bill Scanlon, NREL Tucked away in darkness and almost dead, algae can emerge from a frigid and foggy environment to live again; and perhaps even become the seeds for a new beginning that can provide biofuel for a clean energy future. But reviving them takes precision. READ MORE

November 03, 2014

Solenis awarded patent for use of chemicals in DCO extraction

BY Ron KotrbaSolenis has received a patent for the use of chemical additives to improve the separation of distillers corn oil (DCO) at ethanol plants. Solenis says its additives can help capture up to three times more oil than methods without its chemicals. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

2 SC firms to celebrate Nat'l Bioenergy Day via new collaboration

BY Midlands Biofuels In celebration of National Bioenergy Day, ATP-SC LLC and Midlands Biofuels jointly announced an innovative collaboration to grow biocrops, produce, sell and utilize solid and liquid biofuels, and to expand South Carolina's bioeconomy. READ MORE

October 09, 2014

Community Fuels gets $4.1M grant to expand process capabilities

BY Ron KotrbaThe CEC approved a grant award of $4.18 million to biodiesel producer Community Fuels to support installation of new equipment that will increase efficiencies and expand the range of low-carbon feedstocks its Port of Stockton plant can process. READ MORE