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Posted December 22, 2010



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February 4-7, 2013 - Las Vegas Nevada

Mission triples jatropha oil sales to power co.

Australia-based biodiesel refiner and jatropha plantation company Mission NewEnergy Ltd. completed its second commercial sale and shipment of crude jatropha oil to one of Europe's largest utilities for power generation. Mission NewEnergy would not disclose the name of the power company. The shipment, comprised of 60 metric tons of unrefined crude jatropha oil, was three times the size of its first shipment in October when the company shipped 20 metric tons.READ MORE

EcoloCap selects Triad Constructors as partner

Barrington, Ill.-based EcoloCap Solutions Inc. has selected Triad Constructors Inc. out of Fenton, Mo., as the installation and commissioning partner for its new biodiesel technology. According to EcoloCap, Triad Constructors will be utilized for the sales, distribution, installation and commissioning of new Nano Processing Waste biodiesel processing units sold in North America.READ MORE International Biorefining Conference & Trade Show

Initiative to offer 3 biodiesel workshops

Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn more about biodiesel at three free workshops planned as part of an educational campaign led by the North Carolina Solar Center and North Carolina State University, in conjunction with Wake Technical Community College. The initiative, supported by the U.S. DOE's Clean Cities Program, is offering 36 workshops over a two-year timeframe.READ MORE

Pennycress biodiesel projects move forward

Alberta, Canada may soon be home to a pennycress-to-biodiesel plant. A project initiated by All Peace Industries and its owner, farmer Stan Peacock, is seeking to relocate an existing 17.5 MMgy biodiesel plant from Warren, Mich., to a location in the High Prairie region of northwestern Alberta.READ MORE

CPC acquires patents for protein, lipid tech

Regina, Saskatchewan-based Clean Power Concepts Inc. has obtained rights to exclusive patent technology capable of extracting protein to make aquaculture and other value-added feed products out of lipid sources from biodiesel production plants. Originally developed as a result of scientific research conducted by the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, CPC President and CEO Michael Shenher said the patented technology is ideal for extracting proteins from canola meal where it then can be converted into livestock, chicken and fish feed products.READ MORE

RFS2 lawsuits denied in full

In a unanimous opinion by Judge Rogers from the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the petition by National Petrochemical Refiners Association and the American Petroleum Institute challenging the renewable fuel standard (RFS2) was denied in full. Joining in the decision were Circuit Judges Ginsburg and Garland.READ MORE

Biodiesel tax credit is back

By a vote of 277 to 148, the U.S. House of Representatives extended tax cuts, continued unemployment benefits and brought the year-long struggle of the biodiesel tax credit to a positive end. The biodiesel tax credit is back. On Friday, Dec. 17, President Barack Obama held a press conference to officially sign H.R. 4853, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, into law, and with his signature, the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax credit marred in the political process for all of 2010 will be retroactively reinstated through 2011.READ MORE
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