Genuine Bio-Fuel to open biodiesel refinery in Lincoln Park, NJ

Genuine Bio-Fuel Inc., headquartered in Indiantown, Fla., expands its operations to Lincoln Park, N.J., with the build-out of a state-of-the-art biodiesel refinery at the Lincoln Park Airport, while creating15 to 30 new jobs in the process.

Renewable Energy Group reports strong second-quarter financials

Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenue for the second quarter was $271.9 million, an increase of 39 percent compared to revenues of $196.3 million for the same period in 2011.

Researchers say rapeseed biodiesel GHG savings are questionable

Researchers from GlobEcon say they have analyzed the greenhouse gas life-cycle emissions of rapeseed biodiesel using the same basic methodology and background data used in Europe's RED and were unable to achieve 30 percent in GHG emissions savings.

Yokayo awarded $1.86M to expand, retrofit process to enzymatic

The CEC awarded Yokayo Biofuels $1.86 million in grant funding to increase biodiesel production capacity at the Ukiah, Calif.-based facility from 1,400 gallons a day to 2,000 gallons a day while retrofitting its process line to enzymatic production.

Editorial: use biodiesel and improve the air quality on your farm

I know how much time I spend around diesel-powered vehicles, equipment and machinery, and I'd bet that most U.S. farmers spend similar amounts. That's why I'm alarmed at the recent news from the WHO, which considers diesel exhaust to be a carcinogen.

Global ethanol, biodiesel consumption 135 billion gallons by 2018

Global Industry Analysts released a comprehensive global report on ethanol and biodiesel markets. The global consumption of ethanol and biodiesel is projected to reach 135 billion gallons by the year 2018. The U.S. is the world's largest consumer.

Blaser takes another first in truck pull fueled by biodiesel

Herb Blaser, coordinator at SunPower Biodiesel, pulled with his 2011 Dodge Cummins Diesel 3500 in the local stock 8000# class at Almena Fun Days in Wisconsin on Aug. 4 and won...again. What's his secret weapon? Biodiesel. Blaser also won last year.

LS9 appoints Tjerk de Ruiter as board chairman, Afeyan steps down

LS9 Inc. announced that the company's board of directors has appointed Tjerk de Ruiter to its board and has also elected him as its chairman, effective immediately. As a result of de Ruiter's appointment, Noubar Afeyan will be stepping down.

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