Inside November/December 2014


Global Biodiesel Additive Research Roundup

BY Ron KotrbaA recent report issued by Grand View Research indicates the global market for specialty fuel additives is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2020. Clearly there is money to be made, and room for improvement, in the biodiesel additive market. READ MORE

Safety Your Way

BY Ron KotrbaProducers and technology providers, including Pacific Biodiesel, Kelley Green Biofuel, Piedmont Biofuels, WB Services and Crown Iron Works, discuss procedural and design elements to mitigate risk in biodiesel manufacturing. READ MORE


Reducing Risk of Spontaneous Combustion

BY Rob Fransham and Jon Van Gerpen Industry and academia work together to find a solution to the common biodiesel fire hazard of spontaneous combustion, which occurs when heat, resulting from chemical or biological reactions, accumulates in loosely piled flammable materials. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

Inside NBB

NBB partnerships strong on World Food Day

BY The National Biodiesel Board

NBB leads fight against European trade duties

BY The National Biodiesel Board

Final advocacy push for biodiesel tax incentive in lame duck session

BY The National Biodiesel Board The biodiesel incentive will likely be considered as part of a comprehensive tax extenders package that includes many other tax breaks. It's important for biodiesel supporters to urge their representatives to take action. READ MORE

The Biodiesel Event You Can't Afford To Miss

BY Donnell Rehagen The National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 19-22 in Fort Worth, Texas, is specifically designed to gather biodiesel decision makers from throughout the U.S. and the world in one place for education, and to jumpstart the year's business. READ MORE

NBB members save big through dealer discount plans

BY The National Biodiesel Board Through long-standing partnerships working with automakers on biodiesel initiatives, National Biodiesel Board members can save big on a new vehicle from Detroit's Big Three automakers as more diesel models enter the marketplace than ever before. READ MORE