Biodiesel Use

February 05, 2016

Biodiesel taking a bite out of emissions in the Big Apple

BY Tom Slunecka New York City has been a trailblazer in its approach to improving air quality. The city blends biodiesel with standard heating oil to create Bioheat for its buildings. A group of Minnesota soybean farmers recently toured NYC to see Bioheat in action. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

Super Bowl kicks off with clean diesel tech, renewable diesel

BY The Diesel Technology Forum The widely attended fan festivals and transportation to the NFL championship football game in San Francisco Feb. 7 are the latest in a long line of entities to recognize advanced biofuels in meeting climate, clean air and sustainability goals. READ MORE

January 29, 2016

Howell says 2016 may be busiest year yet for biodiesel at ASTM

BY Ron KotrbaAn abundance of biodiesel activities at ASTM may make 2016 the busiest year yet at the organization, said National Biodiesel Board senior technical advisor Steve Howell, who detailed ongoing and future technical work to expand biodiesel markets. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

Tamoil sells renewable diesel blend in northern Italian Alps

BY Ron KotrbaTamoil has begun selling arctic diesel containing a minimum of 20 percent Neste renewable diesel to its corporate customers in the northern Italian Alps region. The product is marketed as Gasolio Artico Tamoil - New Generation Diesel fuel. READ MORE

January 26, 2016

Peterbilt, Kenworth truck maker PACCAR approves B20 use

BY The National Biodiesel Board CEO of the National Biodiesel Board Joe Jobe presented PACCAR with the Eye on Biodiesel Initiative Award. The new PACCAR MX-11 engine and all model years of its MX-13 engine, both legacy models and new equipment, are now approved for B20 use. READ MORE

January 25, 2016

US biodiesel consumption hits nearly 2.1 billion gallons in 2015

BY The National Biodiesel Board Domestic production remained flat at about 1.42 billion gallons, compared with about 1.47 billion gallons in 2014 and 1.50 billion gallons in 2013. Meanwhile, imports rose from 510 million gallons in 2014 to an estimated 670 million gallons in 2015. READ MORE

January 22, 2016

GoodFuels gets RSB certification for sustainable marine biofuels

BY GoodFuels Marine GoodFuels Marine, part of the GoodNRG Group, has received the highest standard of certification from the Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials, enabling the company to actively sell and promote RSB-certified biofuels to the shipping industry. READ MORE

January 22, 2016

Oslo Airport first in the world to offer Neste biojet fuel

BY Neste Corp. Oslo Airport Gardermoen is the world's first airport to offer renewable aviation fuel refined by Neste for refueling airplanes. Lufthansa, SAS and KLM have already announced that they will be refueling their planes with a renewable blend in Oslo. READ MORE

January 20, 2016

Eni rolls out renewable diesel blend to 3,500 stations in Italy

BY Ron KotrbaEni, the Italian oil major that converted its Venice oil refinery to a renewable diesel manufacturing plant, is rolling out its renewable blended product to 3,500 fuel stations across Italy this month. The fuel contains 15 percent renewable diesel. READ MORE