Biodiesel Production

July 18, 2016

Canadian, Quebec governments invest $76.5M in bio-oil facility

BY Ron KotrbaThe governments of Canada and Quebec announced in July they will provide a combined $76.5 million in funding to AE Cote-Nord Bioenergy Canada Inc. for the production of renewable fuel oil from forest residues at its Port-Cartier facility. READ MORE

July 11, 2016

Hawaii Gov. Ige signs renewable fuels production tax credit

BY Pacific Biodiesel Technologies Pacific Biodiesel President Robert King attended in early July the formal signing of the Renewable Fuels Production Tax Credit by Hawaii Gov. David Ige, a long-awaited incentive for biofuels producers in the state. The credit takes effect in 2017. READ MORE

July 01, 2016

Biox, World Energy JV closes on acquisition of 90 MMgy plant

BY Biox Corp. A 50/50 joint venture between Biox Corp. and World Energy announced June 30 that it has closed on the acquisition of a 90 MMgy biodiesel production facility in Houston, Texas, formerly known as Green Earth Fuels. Start-up will occur in Q3. READ MORE

June 29, 2016

Biodiesel events past and present

BY Ron KotrbaAn overview of last week's National Advanced Biofuels Conference in Milwaukee, a special thanks to five individuals who helped make the show spectacular, and a reminder about a free Biodiesel Magazine webinar Thursday, June 30, at 2pm C READ MORE

June 28, 2016

Australian govt. supports development of Queensland biorefinery

BY The Australian Renewable Energy Agency The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is providing $2.4 million for Southern Oil Refining to develop and construct a biocrude and biofuel laboratory in Queensland. The project will inform the feasibility of a biojet and renewable diesel biorefinery. READ MORE

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