EU biofuel subsidies much lower than IISD originally reported

The International Institute for Sustainable Development has corrected a big error it made in an April report regarding how much money the EU biofuel sector receives in excise tax exemptions from member states. The error was 3.76 billion euros.

New case study shows rapid growth of biodiesel industry in Calif.

As the world's first advanced biofuel to be commercially produced, biodiesel is a triple-win for California: it reduces greenhouse gas emissions and improves air quality; it provides fuel choice at the pump; and biodiesel spurs green job growth.

Green Fuels urges UK restaurateurs to consider making biodiesel

With high U.K. diesel prices, biodiesel at around 30p a liter is a very attractive alternative. Odyssey's fish restaurant in Eastbourne uses Green Fuels' FuelPod processor and makes 20,000 miles worth of deliveries a year on biodiesel from its WVO.

Bogota to Cali flight on biojet fuel makes for a Colombian first

LAN Colombia, member of the LATAM Airlines Group, with the help of Terpel, recently marked a milestone in the country's and region's commercial aviation history by carrying out the first flight in Colombia using biojet fuel made from camelina oil.

SGB germination, direct seeding drive improved jatropha economics

SGB is achieving consistent germination rates of 95-plus percent with its JMax jatropha hybrids in a range of high-stress growing conditions. Direct seeding success depends on the ability to achieve high germination rates in variable conditions.

Darling Int'l to buy Rothsay biodiesel plant, rendering business

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Rothsay, its rendering and biodiesel business, to Darling International Inc. of Irving, Texas. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year.

New GRFA map shows 62 countries have biofuel-friendly policies

According to the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, 62 countries now have biofuels-friendly policies in place that have driven global demand. Governments in every corner of the world, from Australia to Zimbabwe, have embraced biofuels.

Sen. Al Franken visits REG Albert Lea biodiesel plant celebration

Renewable Energy Group Inc. celebrated completion of upgrades to its 30 MMgy biodiesel refinery in southern Minnesota, REG Albert Lea, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and visit by U.S. Sen. Al Franken, along with state and local leaders.

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