Inside August 2008


Drumming Up Demand for Diesels

BY Ron KotrbaPassenger diesels were a hard sell in the United States more than a generation ago. Even though the diesels of today are not those of yesterday, will the experience be different this time around? READ MORE

From Fish Farm to Fuel

BY Jerry W. Kram / Photos By Charlotte SouthernThe steep rise in fuel prices is creating opportunities for entrepreneurs to innovate and discover new low-cost feedstocks for biofuels production. Neptune Industries, a Florida company, is looking to collect waste generated byits fish farming operation to fertilize algae production for biodiesel feedstocks. READ MORE

Grease: Worth Its Weight in Gold?

BY Kris Bevill / Story and PhotosBiodiesel producers aren't the only ones feeling the sting of high feedstock prices. As the cost of biodiesel feedstocks increases, grease thieves have started to take notice. Grease thefts are on the rise across the country. READ MORE

Sustainability = People + Planet + Profit

BY Susanne Retka SchillSustainability is an all-encompassing, hard-to-define term that is acquiring fuller meaning for the palm oil industry as it prepares to ship the first certified sustainable palm oil to European markets. READ MORE

A Synergistic Pairing

BY Dave NillesEthanol and biodiesel have more in common than just a geographical footprint. With corn oil, the industries are edging closer to a relationship that could aid both as feedstock prices rise. READ MORE

Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends

New Orleans RTA switches to biodiesel

BY Timothy Charles Holmseth

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