Biodiesel Use

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

May 17, 2016

CRC report supports position of biodiesel as low carbon fuel

BY The National Biodiesel Board A new consensus report from the Coordinating Research Council adds to the growing evidence in support of biodiesel as a low carbon fuel. Key conclusions from this report show that carbon emissions from biofuels are declining relative to petroleum. READ MORE

May 13, 2016

EPA honors biodiesel champs: Harvard U. and Medford, NJ, schools

BY The National Biodiesel Board U.S. EPA honored two long-time biodiesel leaders for their outstanding commitment to the environment, including a carbon reduction strategy fueled by biodiesel. The EPA recognized Harvard University and Medford Township Public Schools in New Jersey. READ MORE

May 12, 2016

Profile: FPL achieves key emissions reductions with biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board Florida Power & Light's journey to revolutionize its fleet started in 2006. Today, FPL purchases more than 500,000 gallons of B100 annually for its 1,840 biodiesel-powered vehicles. FPL's fleet runs primarily on B20 but it uses blends up to B35. READ MORE

May 12, 2016

Spain's capital city purchases 51 B100-compatible hybrid buses

BY Ron KotrbaSweden-based Scania AB announced that in June it will begin to deliver 51 hybridized Scania Citywide buses to Spain's capital city of Madrid. The company says the buses are compatible with up to 100 percent biodiesel or renewable diesel. READ MORE

April 28, 2016

Iowa legislature unanimously extends blender pump program funding

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association The Iowa legislature voted 94-0 in the House of Representatives and 49-0 in the Iowa Senate to secure another year of funding for the state's very successful biodiesel and ethanol blender pump program, the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program. READ MORE

April 20, 2016

A maturing biojet fuel market

BY Ron KotrbaThe latest biojet news points to a solid market developing for the advanced biofuel READ MORE

April 18, 2016

Distribution of Neste Pro Diesel expands to Latvia

BY Neste Corp. Neste Pro Diesel is now available from the most of the Neste stations in Latvia. Pro Diesel supplements the range of Futura fuels launched previously in the Baltic region and Russia. Neste Pro Diesel is available in Finland, Lithuania and Latvia. READ MORE

April 12, 2016

Average biodiesel blend bought in Iowa reaches 11 percent

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association An analysis of a recent Iowa Department of Revenue report shows the average biodiesel blend purchased in Iowa reached 11 percent in 2015, an increase from the 9.4 percent average blend in 2014 and a new all-time record. READ MORE