New Ontario biodiesel mandate falls short, troubles producers

The Ontario government issued its biodiesel mandate regulations for the province April 1, but some stakeholders, namely members of the Ontario Biodiesel Producers Association, are frustrated and concerned with how percentages are calculated.

RI producer to supply biodiesel for America's newest Tall Ship

By the nature of sailing itself, the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will be energy efficient, powered by the wind whenever possible. To reduce its energy footprint further, its diesel engines and generators will run on biodiesel from Newport Biodiesel.

Z Energy to build 5 MMgy biodiesel facility in New Zealand

This month, the mayor of New Zealand's capital city of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown, welcomed an announcement by Z Energy of the company's plans to invest $21 million in a 20 MMly (5.3 MMgy) biodiesel production facility using tallow as feedstock.

2 Iowan fuel retailers receive grants to offer biodiesel blends

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Transportation held a press conference April 14 announcing two $125,000 grants to Farmers Cooperative and Oak Street Station.

UK partnership formed around diesel storage tank maintenance

Fuel Performance Solutions has entered into a business partnership with IPU Group and Unipart Group to market, sell, distribute and provide aftermarket support for PerfoClean, a new product designed to provide superior cleaning for storage tanks.

Vilsack talks about USDA efforts to further advanced biofuels

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack testified about the farm bill and the rural economy, during a U.S. House of Representatives Committee hearing. As part of that, he talked about the USDA's work to create markets for advanced biofuels.

Springboard webinar to cover benefits of small-scale production

Biodiesel equipment manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel is offering a free webinar on Earth Day, April 22, titled, "The Many Benefits of Small-Scale Biodiesel Production." Topics will include strategies for production, biodiesel myths and much more.

Industry Events

WEBINAR: Commercializing Biodiesel Production at Ethanol Plants

May 8-8, 2014
Biodiesel Magazine Webinar Series
Thursday, May 8, 2:00 PM CDT

WEBINAR: Getting the Most from Your National Supply Chain from Production to Consumption

May 22-22, 2014
Presented by Paul Nazzaro (NBB Petroleum Liaison) and Jeff Fetkenhour (Gorge Analytical)
Thursday, May 22, 1:00 PM EDT

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 9-12, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

2014 Collective Biodiesel Conference

August 14-17, 2014
Piedmont Biofuels
Pittsboro, North Carolina

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 13-15, 2014
Hyatt Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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