Biodiesel Use

September 15, 2021

Eni, Aeroporti di Roma sign SAF agreement

BY Eni Eni and Aeroporti di Roma have signed a strategic agreement to promote decarbonization initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerate the ecological transition of airports. One feature of the agreement is the introduciton of SAF for aviation. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

Biden administration takes action to expand SAF production, use

BY Erin VoegelePresident Biden is taking action to increase the production of SAF to at least 3 billion gallons per year and reduce aviation emission by 20 percent by 2030. As part of that effort, DOE has announced $64.7 million in funding for 22 biofuel projects. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

NBB applauds House proposal for biodiesel infrastructure grants

BY National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board is applauding federal lawmakers for including $1 billion in grant fuding to expand bofuel infrastructure and increase availability of higher biodiesl blends in the draft of the Build Back Better Act. READ MORE

September 09, 2021

British Airways launches sustainability program

BY British Airways British Airways on Sept. 7 launched BA Better World, its new sustainability program, and annoucned a collaboration with bp to source SAF for all its flights between London, Glasgow and Edinburg during the U.K.'s COP26 climate change summit. READ MORE

August 30, 2021

Truck used in B100 pilot to be showcased at Farm Progress Show

BY National Biodiesel Board One of the five trucks used in last year’s cooperative B100 pilot program will be on display at the 2021 Farm Progress Show in Illinois. The pilot was designed to demonstrate the feasibility of technology allowing diesel vehicles to operate on B100. READ MORE

August 24, 2021

Union Pacific, Progress Rail partner to reduce GHG emissions

BY Union Pacific Union Pacific locomotives will be getting a boost of biodiesel fuel. Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, approved the use of up to 20 percent biodiesel blend in specific EMD locomotive series operated by the railroad. READ MORE

August 19, 2021

USDA announces $26 million in third round of HBIIP awards

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA on Aug. 19 announced $26 million in investments under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program. The funds will expand the availability of higher-blend renewable fuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states. READ MORE

August 09, 2021

NBB celebrates RFS anniversary, urges future support from EPA

BY National Biodiesel Board This weekend marked the 16 anniversary of the RFS, a policy that has played a keystone role in decarbonizing America’s diesel fuel supply. On the heels of the anniversary, NBB is urging policymakers to support future growth of biodiesel. READ MORE

July 29, 2021

Senators request meeting with Biden on RFS

BY Erin VoegeleA group of nine senators led by Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Roger Marshall, R-Kan., sent a letter to President Biden on July 28 requesting a meeting with him and members of his cabinet to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard. READ MORE