Biodiesel Production

June 20, 2016

Biox acquires Methes' 50 MMly Sombra, Ontario, biodiesel plant

BY Biox Corp. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based biodiesel producer Biox Corp. announced June 17 it has acquired a 50 million liter (13.2 million gallon) nameplate capacity biodiesel facility in Sombra, Ontario, from Methes Energies Canada Inc. for USD$4.5 million. READ MORE

June 06, 2016

A Q&A with biodiesel beauty queen Sydney Jaeger, Miss Dodge City

BY The National Biodiesel Board In June, Sydney Jaeger, Miss Dodge City, will be competing in the Miss Kansas pageant. Sydney is the daughter of Luke Jaeger, co-owner of biodiesel production company Emergent Green Energy in Minneola, Kansas. She drives truck and loves biodiesel. READ MORE

June 02, 2016

Newport Biodiesel settles Clean Air Act violations, makes history

BY Ron KotrbaEPA and Newport Biodiesel have settled an environmental enforcement case, concluding the first civil judicial action against a biodiesel producer for violations of CAA hazardous air pollutant regulations and chemical accident prevention standards. READ MORE

May 26, 2016

Iowa biodiesel production tax credit extended through 2024

BY Ron KotrbaIn Iowa, at Renewable Energy Group Inc.'s Newton biodiesel plant, Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation into law May 24 extending and expanding state biodiesel incentives. SF 2309 extends a 2 cpg biodiesel production tax credit through 2024. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

Biomass-based diesel poised for growth

BY Dave Elsenbast Dave Elsenbast, the supply chain vice president for Renewable Energy Group Inc., discusses recent biodiesel policy accomplishments, market opportunities and feedstocks such as distillers corn oil in this feature-length contribution piece. READ MORE

May 02, 2016

REG expands logistics, storage at Danville biodiesel plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG Danville purchased a nearby tank complex for $1.5 million. The tanks are being connected to its existing infrastructure and will increase storage capacacity for feedstock by nearly 1 million gallons and biodiesel by up to 12 million gallons. READ MORE

April 26, 2016

REG begins $7 million upgrade project at DeForest biodiesel plant

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG celebrated the formal opening of the newest addition to its fleet of biorefineries April 26 with a ribbon cutting at REG Madison. The event also served as a groundbreaking for roughly $7 million of additional investment into the biorefinery. READ MORE

April 22, 2016

Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance certifies Big Island Biodiesel

BY The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance With a production capacity of 5.5 MMgy and utilizing state-of-the art distillation technology to produce the highest quality biodiesel in the country, the plant is the first biodiesel facility of its kind in the U.S. to earn this certification. READ MORE

April 21, 2016

Diamond Green Diesel plans major expansion project

BY Ron KotrbaDiamond Green Diesel, the 160 MMgy renewable diesel facility in Louisiana, is expanding production to 275 MMgy. Completion is expected late 2017, with production to ramp-up in early 2018. The plant will operate at full capacity during the expansion. READ MORE