Inside June 2006


A Model of Success

BY Ron Kotrba and Tom BryanWhen SoyMor Biodiesel came on line with its 30 MMgy biodiesel facility in Glenville, Minn., last year, it debuted as one of the biodiesel industry's first turnkey-plant designs of its size. The project was not without its challenges, but at the end of the day, REG delivered what it promised: a state-of-the-art biodiesel facility. What the builder learned from the experience was invaluable. READ MORE

Proposed Biodiesel Plant List

BY Anduin Kirkbride McElroy, Holly Jessen, Nicholas Zeman, Ron Kotrba and Dave NillesBiodiesel Magazine's second edition of its annual Proposed Biodiesel Plant List indicates some interesting trends, most notably the obvious-growth. It's apparent this industry is itching to explode with expansion. READ MORE

Man on a Mission

BY Nicholas ZemanSanta Rosa County Commissioner Robert Cole is as good with engines as he is with business and politics, and he doesn't just want northwest Florida to start using biodiesel-he wants to see the renewable fuel made there. READ MORE

Making Magic Happen

BY Holly JessenOvercoming the loss of its original European investors and dealing gracefully with the reality of having one of the world's largest biodiesel plants in it's backyard, Dakota Skies Biodiesel continues to defy the odds and work towards financial close. READ MORE

Ultimate Makeover

BY Anduin Kirkbride McElroyImagine what goes down drains at fast food restaurants, steakhouses and cafeterias in cities across America. Now imagine a process technology that converts that gunk-trap grease-into high-quality biodiesel. Industry experts have questioned the process for years. The creators of Philadelphia Fry-o-Diesel see things differently. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

Biodiesel Industry on track for continued growth, diversification

Participants Flocked to Sunshine State for 2008 Biodiesel Conference & Expo READ MORE