December 09, 2016
Two prolific biofuel market analysts and ag economists from the University of Illinois, Darrel Good and Scott Irwin, say the U.S.'s annual production and consumption of biomass-based diesel is likely to continue to increase through 2022.
December 06, 2016
Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research. The team has demonstrated a new process for making biojet fuel.
November 30, 2016
The Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide is a comprehensive document designed to educate those who blend, distribute and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It provides basic information on the proper and safe use of biodiesel in engines and boilers.
November 30, 2016
The European Commission issued its proposal for the post-2020 RED. The EU plans to reduce first-gen biofuels from 7 to 3.8 percent. Biodiesel interests say this is a victory for fossil fuels at the expense of farmers, jobs and the environment.
November 29, 2016
The GAO issued two reports on how the RFS is unlikely to meet its targets for reducing GHG emissions and expanding advanced biofuel production. The biofuel industries can attribute this shortfall back to the federal government in various ways.
November 22, 2016
The Chicago Park District and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are the newest members of the B20 Club, funded by the ISA checkoff program to support biodiesel use. ISA sponsors the B20 Club with the American Lung Association in Illinois.
November 21, 2016
Renewable diesel will power heavy-duty vehicles in Hamburg airport’s ground fleet, complementing other alternative energies used on-site, making it the first major international airport to replace all fossil fuels with renewables in its entire fleet.
November 16, 2016
Germany-based biodiesel quality management association AGQM has started its 11th no-harm test for biodiesel oxidation stabilizers and its second no-harm test for biodiesel heating oil. In the past 10 test rounds, 47 of 69 tested additives passed.
October 31, 2016
REG developed, produced and delivered approximately 1 metric ton of the renewable, multifunctional specialty fatty acid to Aroma Chemical Services International, a leading specialty manufacturer and supplier of flavor and fragrance ingredients.