North America

October 20, 2021

REEEAC to discuss export competitiveness strategy on Nov. 2

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced a virtual meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will be held Nov. 2. The event is open to the public. READ MORE

October 20, 2021

ISA encourages biodiesel use to fuel producers’ bottom line

BY Illinois Soybean Association The Illinois Soybean Association’s District 10 Director and board Secretary Elliott Uphoff is in the thick of the harvest season and is proving that biodiesel can fuel your bottom line all year long. READ MORE

October 20, 2021

Farm, biofuel leaders urge Biden to embrace homegrown solutions

BY Growth Energy America’s top biofuel and farm advocates are calling on President Biden to swiftly expand access to lower-carbon, lower-cost biofuels as the administration seeks to address the rising cost of transportation fuel. READ MORE

October 20, 2021

CLG introduces ISOTERRA renewable fuel technology

BY Chevron Lummus Global LLC Chevron Lummus Global LLC on Oct. 18 announced the expansion of its technology portfolio with the addition of its new ISOTERRA process for renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from biomass sources. READ MORE

October 18, 2021

REG breaks ground on Geismar expansion, improvement project

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 13 to celebrate the start of construction on the company’s improvement and expansion project at REG Geismar. The project will boost capacity at Geismar to 340 MMgy. READ MORE

October 18, 2021

Senators ask USDA to explain delay in COVID-19 aid for biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleA group of eight senators sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Oct. 18 expressing concern that the biofuel sector has yet to receive any of the $700 million in COVID-19 relief announced by the agency in June. READ MORE

October 18, 2021

Environmental impact report available for Martinez conversion

BY Marathon Petroleum Corp. Contra Costa County officials have published the draft environmental impact report for Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Martinez Renewable Fuels project, which will convert the former petroleum refinery to a renewable fuels facility. READ MORE

October 14, 2021

USDA: US biodiesel exports expand in August

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. exported 77,174.3 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends greater than B30 in August, up from both 68,957.5 metric tons in July and 68,970.7 metric tons in August 2020, according to data released by the USDA on Oct. 5. READ MORE

October 13, 2021

Neste announces partnership with TripActions, Reed & Mackay

BY Neste TripActions, Reed & Mackay, a travel and spend management group, and Neste have announced a groundbreaking global partnership to offer Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to all TripActions Group customers. READ MORE