Biodiesel Use

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

April 06, 2016

Minnesota breathes easier after 10 years with biodiesel standard

BY The American Lung Association in Minnesota Minnesota's commitment to biodiesel use has paid off with an important impact on air quality, according to an analysis of the cleaner-burning fuel by the American Lung Association in Minnesota. The state is the first to require 10 percent biodiesel. READ MORE

March 29, 2016

Brazil's President Rousseff signs biodiesel increase into law

BY Ron KotrbaAt the presidential palace March 23, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed into law the mandatory percentage increase of biodiesel blended with diesel fuel from 7 percent currently to 8 percent by 2017, and moving up to 10 percent by 2019. READ MORE

March 24, 2016

Biodiesel No. 1 alternative fuel choice for fleet owners

BY Ron KotrbaA new 2016 Fleet Purchasing Outlook study conducted by the work truck industry association NTEA shows biodiesel is the most commonly used alternative fuel option on the market. According to survey data, 18 percent of fleets currently use biodiesel. READ MORE

March 18, 2016

ISA, Chicago Area Clean Cities partner to promote biodiesel

BY The Illinois Soybean Association As part of the March 18 celebration of National Biodiesel Day, the Illinois Soybean Association's B20 Club is proud to announce its diamond-level sponsorship of the Chicago Area Clean Cities coalition. The B20 Club helps promote biodiesel use. READ MORE

March 11, 2016

United Airlines begins using biojet fuel in routine LAX flights

BY United Airlines United Airlines made history March 11 by becoming the first U.S. airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights with the departure of United Flight 708 from LAX International Airport. READ MORE