December 16, 2014
On Dec. 15, Renewable Energy Group Inc. celebrated the completion of upgrades to its 30 MMgy nameplate biodiesel plant in Newton, Iowa, which allows the plant to produce an even higher purity biodiesel from a wider variety of raw materials.
December 09, 2014
The revolutionary Viesel Skunk Works Continuous Enzymatic Process provides for simpler, faster conversion of cheap feedstocks to make biodiesel. In collaboration with Tactical Fabrication and Novozymes, the process will soon be offered commercially.
December 03, 2014
A detail of payments to biodiesel producers after USDA's announcement that it was granting $5.6 million to advanced biofuel producers under the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program, plus quotes from select biodiesel producers about their payments
December 03, 2014
Plymouth, Utah-based Washakie Renewable Energy is doubling its biodiesel production capacity from 20 MMgy to 40 MMgy. Production at the plant is currently down while additional reactors, settling capacity and a water-wash column are being installed.
December 02, 2014
After working with a handful of biodiesel producers over the past several years to prove out its technical and economic viability, Novozymes is making its Eversa enzymatic processing solution commercially available to the biodiesel industry.
December 01, 2014
The team at Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies was recognized at the prestigious annual IChemE Awards last month by winning the Sustainable Technology Award for its development of a reactive distillation process for biodiesel production.
November 26, 2014
By converting cooking oil into sustainable biodiesel fuel, the Kansas State University Biodiesel Initiative allows for collaboration among many campus departments and industry organizations.
November 20, 2014
The event marked the successful start-up of the 75 MMgy nameplate capacity plant that REG acquired in June. Beginning production on Oct. 14, REG Geismar LLC has already produced more than 4.7 million gallons of renewable fuel.
November 19, 2014
Policy uncertainty has adversely impacted the U.S. biodiesel industry, but media reports would have you believe the sector is teetering on collapse. The facts show otherwise.