Biodiesel Use

February 26, 2021

REG produces record 519 million gallons of biofuel in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleRenewable Energy Group Inc. released fourth quarter financial results on Feb. 25, reporting the company produced a record volume of biofuel in 2020. Company officials also detailed adjustments it is making to correct an error related to fuel blending READ MORE

February 24, 2021

Cielo announces purchase commitment for renewable diesel

BY Cielo Waste Solutions Cielo Waste Solutions has announced its first significant sale of renewable fuels with a purchase commitment for 900,000 liters (238,000 gallons) of renewable diesel at CAD$1.67/liter for an aggregate purchase price of CAD $1.5 million. READ MORE

February 18, 2021

Illinois proposes to phase out biodiesel sales tax exemption

BY Erin VoegeleIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Feb. 17 proposed to accelerate the expiration of remaining sales tax exemptions for biodiesel as part of his FY 2022 budget proposal. The Illinois Soybean Growers Association is speaking out against the proposal. READ MORE

February 15, 2021

Iowa biofuel standard would create jobs, grow economy

BY Erin VoegeleLegislation recently introduced in Iowa that aims to establish a state biofuels standard would create more than 3,500 new jobs and generate nearly $550 million in household income by 2026, according to a study released by the IRFA on Feb. 15. READ MORE

February 15, 2021

EIA predicts gradual increase in biofuel use through 2050

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration released its Annual Energy Outlook 2021 (AEO2021) on Feb. 3, predicting that the consumption of biofuels as a share of the domestic fuel mix will gradually increase through 2050. READ MORE

February 12, 2021

British Airways partners with LanzaJet on SAF

BY British Airways British Airways has announced plans to power future flights with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced from sustainably-sourced ethanol, as part of a new partnership with sustainable jet fuel company LanzaJet. READ MORE

February 10, 2021

NetJets invests in WasteFuel, commits to purchase of SAF

BY NetJets NetJets on Feb. 4 announced it has made an investment in WasteFuel, a waste to fuel company that aims to transform landfill waste into SAF. NetJets will also purchase a minimum of 100 million gallons of WasteFuel’s SAF over the next decade. READ MORE

February 08, 2021

Iowa bill aims to speed adoption of higher biofuel blends

BY Erin VoegeleIowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Feb. 8 introduced a bill that aims to speed the statewide adoption of higher biofuel blends, including E15 and B20. Representatives of the ethanol and biodiesel industries are speaking out in support of the bill. READ MORE

February 08, 2021

Bill aims to incentivize the production of SAF

BY Erin VoegeleRep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., on Feb. 3 reintroduced the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Act, which aims to incentivize the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), including the establishment of an aviation-only Low Carbon Fuel Standard. READ MORE