5-year research MOU to further pongamia development in India

Tree Oils India Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding with the Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture in India to conduct collaborative research in developing alternate farming systems. Initial focus will be on the pongamia tree.

BDI-BioEnergy Int'l finds financial success in first half of 2013

BDI-BioEnergy International AG has achieved the planned turnaround in spite of the difficult market conditions: in the first half of 2013, sales were increased and positive earnings were generated. Sales in the first six months were $22 million.

NC fuel station to mark reopening with discounted biodiesel blend

Crown Express Mart in Apex, N.C., will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 15 to celebrate its reopening and new fuel offering, B20 biodiesel. Speaker guests will include Lyle Estill of Piedmont Biofuels and Anne Tazewell of the NC Solar Center.

Iowa biodiesel production sets second-quarter record

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Ass'n said the combination of a strong national RFS and reinstatement of the federal blenders tax credit has led to Iowa biodiesel plants producing a record 56.7 million gallons of biodiesel during the second quarter of 2013.

Akash Energy automates business, streamlines fuel operarations

Interneer Inc. announced that Akash Energy, a biodiesel fuel provider, selected Interneer Intellect Business Process Management in the cloud to automate numerous business processes and to help streamline its sustainable fueling operations.

European All-gas project produces first algae crops for bioenergy

The EU-backed All-gas project, launched in May 2011 and dubbed the world's largest project to convert algae into clean energy using wastewater, has successfully grown its first crop of algae biomass at its site in Chiclana, Southern Spain.

Iowa State Fair traffic will be greeted with biodiesel billboards

IRFA is delivering the biodiesel message on 12 billboards throughout the Des Moines area, focused on routes to the state fairgrounds. The campaign urges increasing biodiesel usage, and encourages farmers to enter a chance to win $1,000 in biodiesel.

BDI-BioEnergy Int'l contracted to upgrade Spanish biodiesel plant

BDI-BioEnergy Int'l signed a contract with existing customer Stocks del valles in Spain to upgrade the 9.3 MMgy plant to process multiple, lower-grade feedstocks. A new pre-esterification unit will be installed to help accomplish the retrofit.

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