April 22, 2015
The U.S. EPA released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for March. More than 191 million D4 biomass-based diesel RINs (128 million gallons) were generated in March, bringing the net total for Q1 2015 to 472.28 million RINs.
April 17, 2015
University of Cincinnati researchers developed a breakthrough synergistic technology that uses anaerobic digestion to turn nutrient-rich food waste into biogas and fertilizer while using the CO2 fraction of biogas to grow algae for biodiesel.
April 16, 2015
To curb financial losses, French oil company Total announced plans to invest $216 million to convert its La Mede oil refinery in southern France to a renewable diesel facility that will produce up to 500,000 tons per year (more than 160 MMgy).
April 06, 2015
Last week, Renewable Energy Group's renewable diesel plant in Geismar, Louisiana, and Viesel Fuel's biodiesel facility in Stuart, Florida, both suffered devastating fires that are currently under investigation, according to the two companies.
April 03, 2015
In cooperation with biodiesel producer ecoMotion GmbH, Emil Kammerer GmbH provides the following case study for application of its shut-off valves as discharging valves when extracting glycerin from the waste products compound.
March 30, 2015
The buyer, Drain Bros., will become the first facility in the world to use Methes' pretreatment system using the PP-MEC catalyst to process corn oil from a local ethanol plant. The company is also buying a Denami 600 biodiesel processor from Methes.
March 25, 2015
Springboard Biodiesel has been selected to provide its biodiesel processing system to Bagram Airfield in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The BioPro 380EX and SpringPro T76 will be used to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel for use on base.
March 23, 2015
According to an Advanced Energy Economy report, biodiesel sales and new biodiesel refinery infrastructure took a 3 percent dip in 2014 compared to the year before, but biodiesel sales volumes grew by 1.4 billion gallons (23 percent) from 2011-'14.
March 09, 2015
Details from the EIA's 2014 U.S. biodiesel production and feedstock survey results, and parsing out the year's import/export data compared to 2013