Biodiesel Use

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Kosher distillers corn oil opens market prospects for glycerin

BY Ron KotrbaWith nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share, corn oil from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin to the marketplace. But if that oil is not kosher, the market opportunities for its glycerin are limited. READ MORE

June 21, 2016

The Future of Freight

BY Ron KotrbaVirtually 100 percent of biomass is transported by diesel power. And that won't change. What has changed is that diesels continue to provide cleaner, more fuel-efficient and less carbon-intense transportation of goods such as biomass. READ MORE

June 16, 2016

Nat'l Biodiesel Board launches promotional advertising campaign

BY The National Biodiesel Board NBB has launched a promotional media campaign for the fifth straight year. With a theme of More is Less, the ads illustrate that Americans can significantly reduce carbon emissions and other pollution by using more biodiesel in vehicles and fleets. READ MORE

June 15, 2016

GRFA: Commit to biofuels policies to achieve COP21 targets

BY The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance The GRFA called on parties to the COP21 climate agreement to take action to reduce carbon emissions from transportation and incorporate increased biofuels blending as part of their national plans. To date, 177 parties have signed the agreement. READ MORE

June 15, 2016

Cathay Pacific planes fueled by Amyris in 2-year biojet contract

BY Amyris Inc. International airline company Cathay Pacific began a two-year program of flights from Toulouse to Hong Kong using Amyris/Total Biojet fuel. All of Cathay's upcoming A350-900 aircraft deliveries over the next two years will use the renewable jet fuel. READ MORE

June 03, 2016

NORA opens liquid fuel research, training center for renewables

BY The National Oilheat Research Alliance The National Oilheat Research Alliance and two oilheating associations celebrated the opening of a new research and training facility designed specifically for oilheating fuels and renewables such as biodiesel-blended heating oil, or Bioheat fuel. READ MORE

June 02, 2016

'Fleet Footprint' event hosted by Amerigreen Energy this spring

BY Amerigreen Energy Amerigreen Energy hosted an event with Clean Cities this spring in New Jersey. The event presented an honest assessment of all transportation fuels and energy in light of pending regulations such as GHG emissions reductions requirements. READ MORE

May 31, 2016

New EU standard to boost greater use of renewable diesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe European Committee for Standardization recently approved a new standard for paraffinic diesel fuel made from synthesis or hydrotreatment. EN 15940 will make it easier for vehicle manufacturers to authorize up to 100 percent renewable diesel use. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

Biomass-based diesel poised for growth

BY Dave Elsenbast Dave Elsenbast, the supply chain vice president for Renewable Energy Group Inc., discusses recent biodiesel policy accomplishments, market opportunities and feedstocks such as distillers corn oil in this feature-length contribution piece. READ MORE