Biox, Shell Canada sign supply agreement for biodiesel

Biox's Hamilton, Ontario, biodiesel refinery is located immediately adjacent to the Shell distribution terminal, which allows for a pipeline to be installed connecting the two facilities. The connection is slated for completion late this year.

EDG Fuels' small biodiesel plant up for sale in Tucson, Ariz.

Environmental Development Group has put its small-scale biodiesel facility in Tucson, Ariz., up for sale. The plant, EDG Fuels, has installed capacity of 1 MMgy, according to its website. EDG Fuels also has for sale a 3 MMgy skid-mounted processor.

Biodiesel pioneer Steve Howell honored with AOCS Fellow Award

Members of the AOCS have laid top honors on Steve Howell, selecting him for the prestigious AOCS Fellow Award. Formal conferral will happen at the society's annual meeting in Montreal in May. Only 85 people have been named as Fellows in AOCS history.

CEC awards Buster Biofuels $2.64M for San Diego biodiesel plant

The California Energy Commission announced it is awarding Buster Biofuels $2.64 million from the commission's alternative and renewable fuel and vehicle technology program to build a biodiesel plant in San Diego scaled at nearly 5 MMgy.

American University to celebrate switch to B20 at April 2 event

For biodiesel fans in the Washington, D.C., area, American University is the place to be April 2 as the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition co-hosts an engagement highlighting American University's switch to B20 in its campus shuttles.

Barcelona researchers focus on dinoflagellate microalgae

Researchers say dinoflagellate microalgae have shown to be a very promising group that stands out from the rest. Moreover, these microalgae are autochthonous to the Mediterranean, so they would present no environmental threat in the event of leakage.

UC San Diego/Scripps use unique DAF process to harvest algae

SD-CAB with Scripps Institution of Oceanography used a patent-pending dissolved air flotation system that processed up to 9,000 gallons of algae-laden water per minute, at a 95 percent capture rate, yielding up to 20 percent algae concentrations.

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