November 23, 2015
Peter Gonzalez is teaching the science of Bioheat fuel, as well as math, chemistry and English, to 17 Bronx Design and Construction Academy juniors this fall, with NYOHA's support. NYOHA helped the students gain insider views of the Bioheat industry.
November 16, 2015
Cowichan Energy Alternatives, the Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-op and the Cowichan Valley Regional District are holding a ceremony Nov. 19 to celebrate Vancouver Island's first Green & Go Biofuel Station where users can fill up on biodiesel blends.
November 12, 2015
Brazil's special committee on national development unanimously approved a senate bill Nov. 11 that mandates 7 percent biodiesel, increasing to 10 percent within three years, citing biodiesel's positive environmental and economic benefits.
November 09, 2015
Renewable diesel producer Neste is working with Boeing to achieve ASTM standard approval for high freezing point biojet fuel, along with the parallel goals of gaining widespread market acceptance and progressing sustainability accreditation efforts.
October 27, 2015
Like millions of Volkswagen consumers, Lakota R. Denton, a North Carolina attorney, TDI owner and biodiesel user, felt defrauded in the wake of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. How did he handle it? Simple. He sued, sold and moved on.
October 26, 2015
UPM is to start field tests in October of its novel wood-based diesel fuel in urban buses together with Helsinki Region Transport and the VTT Technical Research Centre. The field tests are also supported by St1, Volvo and Transdev Finland.
October 16, 2015
The city of Oakland, California, began filling up its vehicles with Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel in order to reduce the emissions of its municipal fleet. Oakland is the first major U.S. city to convert its entire fleet to renewable diesel.
October 15, 2015
The city of Bellevue, Washington, announced a new contract for blended biodiesel to be used in its fleet. The city will now utilize biodiesel made from used cooking oil instead of virgin crop oil, and it will increase the blend from 15 to 20 percent.
October 12, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1032 into law, correcting a tax problem and clearing the way for a significant increase in the volumes of biodiesel blended in the state. The bill adds biodiesel to the law allowing for refunds on nontaxable fuel.