December 16, 2014
Amyris Inc. welcomed the approval of its renewable jet fuel by Brazil's fuels regulator, ANP, clearing the way for the commercialization in Brazil of the Amyris renewable jet fuel in blends of up to 10 percent.
December 15, 2014
The updated ASTM D396 Standard Specification for Fuel Oils with the new grade for blends of 6 to 20 percent biodiesel will be finalized and published by ASTM for public use after the usual ASTM review and editing process. It's expected by February.
December 09, 2014
Boeing powered its ecoDemonstrator 787 flight test airplane with a blend of 15 percent green diesel in the left engine. With 800 MMgy capacity in the U.S., EU and Asia, green diesel could supply 1 percent of global jet fuel demand.
December 02, 2014
Pacific Biodiesel signed a contract to supply biodiesel from waste cooking oil and other local feedstocks to Hawaiian Electric for primary use at its 110 MW Campbell Industrial Park generation facility, and other Oahu plants as needed.
November 13, 2014
A recent report issued by Grand View Research indicates the global market for specialty fuel additives is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2020. Clearly there is money to be made, and room for improvement, in the biodiesel additive market.
November 12, 2014
Through long-standing partnerships working with automakers on biodiesel initiatives, National Biodiesel Board members can save big on a new vehicle from Detroit's Big Three automakers as more diesel models enter the marketplace than ever before.
November 12, 2014
Pacific Biodiesel Technologies is partnering with the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui at UH Maui College to hold a two-hour class on multi-industry use of biodiesel, titled, "The Truth About Using Biodiesel," to be presented by Bob King.
November 10, 2014
Tulsa, Okla.-based Wil Braggs, known as The Cheese Guy, is working to change people's perceptions of the food truck industry by going green. He is trying to raise enough money to build a new food truck that will run on solar power and biodiesel.
October 29, 2014
Among other test results, "Combustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in Urban Transport Buses: Experiment and Modeling," found that using biodiesel could effectively reduce the mass of particulate matter released in both hot and cold idle modes.