North America

July 30, 2014

Beatrice biodiesel plant announces first round of hires

BY Flint Hills Resources Flint Hills Resources has hired Russell Leighton and Jeremy Morse to lead the Duonix biodiesel plant in Beatrice, Neb. The biodiesel plant is part of a joint venture between Flint Hills Resources and Benefuel Inc., known as Duonix LLC. READ MORE

July 30, 2014

Report helps guide major fuel buyers to sustainable biofuels

BY Natural Resources Defense Council Amid increasing interest in alternative transportation fuels, a new report shows how federal agencies and other large commercial customers can buy sustainably produced biofuels and avoid those linked to major environmental degradation. READ MORE

July 25, 2014

In Depth: US Biodiesel Supply Kings

BY Ron KotrbaBiodiesel Magazine speaks with three leaders in the U.S. biodiesel distribution space about the growth and opportunities in biodiesel distribution, and the challenges that lie ahead. READ MORE

July 24, 2014

Opinion: Tax Extenders: A Harbinger for Tax Reform?

BY Mark M. Palmer Some suggest once the November elections pass, tax extenders legislation will make it through Congress and then to the president for his signature. As you recall, this seems to be a pretty common pattern in Washington with respect to extenders. READ MORE

July 23, 2014

Inside NBB: Next Generation Scientists program welcomes 3 new student leaders

BY NBB Three university students have been selected through a competitive process to help lead the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel program. Launched in 2010, the NBB program aims to educate young scientists with factual information about biodiesel. READ MORE

July 21, 2014

BEI partners with Advanced Enzymes, deploys several new systems

BY Ron KotrbaErnie DeMartino, founder of Biodiesel Experts International, talks with Biodiesel Magazine about his new partnership with Advanced Enzymes and provides project updates on BEI's enzymatic biodiesel systems being deployed in the U.S. and abroad. READ MORE

July 21, 2014

Inside NBB: Political Giving an Important Piece of Federal Policy Puzzle

BY Donnell Rehagen The biodiesel industry has long been commended for its advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and grassroots lobbying strength, but political fundraising remains an important component of supporting effective public policy. READ MORE

July 18, 2014

In Depth: Building the New Energy Economy

BY Justin Heller Akash Energy's retail division Root Fuel intends to change America's relationship with fuel. The company's objective is to utilize the existing, relatively low-cost cardlock infrastructure to create a new consumer fueling experience. READ MORE

July 17, 2014

EBB: European Commission should extend duties on US biodiesel

BY The European Biodiesel Board Unsurprisingly, the European Biodiesel Board applauded the European Commission's decision this month to initiate the investigation looking into the factual grounds for a potential extension of duties on biodiesel imports originating in the U.S. READ MORE