LCFS report: 2013 a banner year for Calif. biodiesel consumption

Emerging as the report's biggest surprise was the promise of fuels that substitute for diesel, including biodiesel, renewable diesel and natural gas. California drivers are rapidly increasing their consumption of biodiesel, up from 20-25 MMg in 2010.

Promethean Biofuels, USEI enter biodiesel production agreement

U.S. Energy Initiatives and Promethean Biofuels have signed a production agreement whereby the companies will work together to bring Promethean's 3 MMgy biodiesel production facility to its maximum capacity beginning in the next couple weeks.

SGB global field trials reveal rust-resistant jatropha hybrids

Energy crop company SG Biofuels has identified rust-resistant hybrids of jatropha through its global network of field trials. Identification of the trait provides a critical defensive attribute to ensure plant health and yield preservation.

Summer debut of TDI models extends Audi commitment to diesel

Audi keeps upping the brand commitment to diesel power in the U.S. market. TDI clean-diesel versions of the Audi A6, Audi A7 and Audi Q5 are expected to begin arriving at Audi dealers in late summer. Keep reading to view new fuel-economy figures.

NBB hires former RFS specialist from US EPA, Lindsay Fitzgerald

NBB hired Lindsay Fitzgerald to fill a new position overseeing regulatory affairs in Washington, D.C. Fitzgerald comes to NBB from the U.S. EPA, where she served as a specialist in the Office of Transportation and Air Quality working on the RFS.

Rise in alternative fuels prompts launch of training network

The new consortium, launched this month, makes training available for mechanics, drivers and station operators. It presents a unique opportunity for a fleet to find quality training on the primary alternative fuels in one place, at a reasonable cost.

BTG develops pyrolysis diesel from wood, tests 25 percent blend

Dutch company BTG has developed a process to produce a diesel biofuel from second-generation biomass. The company has recently tested a 25 percent blend of the pyrolysis biobased diesel in a four-wheel drive vehicle in Enshede, The Netherlands.

USDA accepting applications for advanced biofuel, REAP programs

The USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service published a notice of contract proposals in the Federal Register announcing the availability of $98.6M for payments under the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program; $68.6M is available for 2013 production.

Industry Events

Collective Biodiesel Conference

August 15-18, 2013
Colorado Mountain College
Breckenridge, Colorado

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

September 10-12, 2013
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

OnSite Energy Conference & Trade Show

September 23-25, 2013

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Algae Biomass Summit

September 30-3, 2013
Hilton Orlando
Orlando, Florida

International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 24-26, 2014
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

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