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Posted December 10, 2008



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SunPower BioDiesel to use Greenline technology

Cumberland, Wis.-based SunPower BioDiesel has chosen to install Greenline Industries' waterless biodiesel platform at its 3 MMgy canola-based biodiesel plant in Cumberland. The technology will allow SunPower BioDiesel to produce its renewable fuel on a smaller scale, supplying local distributors within a 200-mile radius.READ MORE

Montana funds crushing plant feasibility study

The Montana Agriculture Development Council awarded a $50,000 grant to Great Plains-The Camelina Co. to study the feasibility of an oilseed crushing plant in Montana. Great Plains is developing camelina as an oilseed crop for biodiesel production in Montana and surrounding states. Once a camelina acreage base has been established and a crushing facility is in place, Great Plains expects to build a biodiesel plant in Montana.READ MORE Methes

Technology allows glycerin to power diesel generator

U.K.-based Aquafuel Research Ltd. has developed a technology that allows crude glycerin to be burned in standard diesel generators used in combined-heat-and-power applications. The company recently made the technology commercially available.READ MORE

Compound removes free fatty acids

Ontario-based Coorga International Trading Ltd. is selling a proprietary compound that removes free fatty acids from feedstocks, such as waste cooking oils and animal fats. The company said the specialized silicate compound is called Quik 'n' Free.READ MORE

New Jersey's first public biodiesel pump opens

Maplewood, N.J.-based Woolley Fuel Co. celebrated the grand opening of the state's first public retail biodiesel pump Dec. 5. New Hampshire-based Sprague Energy is supplying B100 to Woolley Fuel, which is blending on-site to offer B5. The company said it may offer other blends in the future.READ MORE

Manitoba establishes biodiesel quality standards

Beginning Dec. 15, biodiesel producers in Manitoba must be licensed, keep records and produce fuel that meets ASTM International specifications, or they will face penalties up to $75,000 for failure to comply, according to Jim Rondeau, the province's Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mines. The standards were established under the Manitoba Biofuels Act.READ MORE

Canadian companies test B10 in truck fleet

Kyoto Fuels Corp. and JK Trucking, in collaboration with Olds College of Innovation and the government of Alberta, are conducting a year-long Biodiesel Integration Study Pilot, an in-depth, over-the-road demonstration test to monitor the operability and functionality of B10 in JK Trucking fleets driven in the Canadian climate.READ MORE

Continental Airlines to conduct biobased test flight

On Jan. 7, Continental Airlines will conduct the first algae- and jatropha-based biofuel-powered demonstration flight of a U.S. commercial airliner in Houston. Continental is partnering with The Boeing Co.; CFM International, a 50/50 joint company of General Electric Co. and Snecma; refining technology developer UOP, a Honeywell company; algae oil provider Sapphire Energy; and jatropha oil provider Terrasol.READ MORE
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