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With nearly a fifth of the U.S. biodiesel feedstock market share, corn oil from the ethanol production process is contributing more glycerin to the marketplace. But if that oil is not kosher, the market opportunities for its glycerin are limited.
June 21, 2016
Virtually 100 percent of biomass is transported by diesel power. And that won't change. What has changed is that diesels continue to provide cleaner, more fuel-efficient and less carbon-intense transportation of goods such as biomass.
June 16, 2016
NBB has launched a promotional media campaign for the fifth straight year. With a theme of More is Less, the ads illustrate that Americans can significantly reduce carbon emissions and other pollution by using more biodiesel in vehicles and fleets.
June 15, 2016
The GRFA called on parties to the COP21 climate agreement to take action to reduce carbon emissions from transportation and incorporate increased biofuels blending as part of their national plans. To date, 177 parties have signed the agreement.
June 15, 2016
International airline company Cathay Pacific began a two-year program of flights from Toulouse to Hong Kong using Amyris/Total Biojet fuel. All of Cathay's upcoming A350-900 aircraft deliveries over the next two years will use the renewable jet fuel.
June 03, 2016
The National Oilheat Research Alliance and two oilheating associations celebrated the opening of a new research and training facility designed specifically for oilheating fuels and renewables such as biodiesel-blended heating oil, or Bioheat fuel.
June 02, 2016
Amerigreen Energy hosted an event with Clean Cities this spring in New Jersey. The event presented an honest assessment of all transportation fuels and energy in light of pending regulations such as GHG emissions reductions requirements.
May 31, 2016
The European Committee for Standardization recently approved a new standard for paraffinic diesel fuel made from synthesis or hydrotreatment. EN 15940 will make it easier for vehicle manufacturers to authorize up to 100 percent renewable diesel use.
May 24, 2016
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.