148M gallons of US biodiesel produced in August, 916M gallons YTD

The U.S. EPA reported 148 million gallons of biodiesel production for the month of August, putting year-to-date volume at a record pace of nearly 916 million gallons. Biodiesel and renewable diesel together have already exceeded 1 billion gallons.

Tri-State Biodiesel's triple play in fashion, tribute and heating

Tri-State Biodiesel has made a name for itself in New York City as the B20 fuel supplier for Mercedes-Benz's fashion week, the B50, and now B99.9, supplier for the Twin Towers Tribute Lights, and as a premier biodiesel home heating service provider.

Evofuel's improved castor seeds expected to go commercial in 2016

Evofuel Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., has completed three years of successful field trials in northeast Brazil for the development of castor bean as an alternative feedstock for production of biodiesel and other industrial uses.

Iowa Biodiesel Board survey shows Iowans bullish on biodiesel

The research, conducted in early September, shows 87 percent of Iowans surveyed are familiar with biodiesel. Of those familiar, 74 percent have a positive impression of biodiesel, with just 2 percent saying they have a negative impression.

Oakhurst, Maine Standard Biofuels honored for emission reductions

Oakhurst and Maine Standard Biofuels announced on Sept. 13 that they have received a Breathe Easy Leadership Honorable Mention Award from the Northeast Diesel Collaborative for reducing diesel emissions beyond what the local laws require.

USDA pays $15.5 million to 188 advanced biofuels producers

USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O'Brien made the announcement on Tom Vilsack's behalf in Omaha, Neb., at the National Advanced Biofuels Conference. Many of the 188 recipients receiving the $15.5 million are biodiesel producers.

Incbio to supply biodiesel plant to firm in N. Africa's Tunisia

Portuguese biodiesel technology provider Incbio announced it has signed a contract with Biokast Energy S.A. to supply an 8,000 metric ton per year (2.4 MMgy) ultrasonic biodiesel plant for installation in Tunis, Tunisia, a small North African nation.

Advanced biofuel industry leaders: 'Now is the time to unite'

Industry leaders at the National Advanced Biofuel Conference & Expo had an adamant, clear-cut message for attendees: If there were ever a time to unite and work together as one force, it is now. Among the speakers were Joe Jobe and Gary Haer.

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