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Three oil companies meet UK biofuels standard

In its first mid-year report, the United Kingdom's Renewable Fuels Agency said only three companies obligated to report were above all three of the 2008-'09 targets set by the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation, which has set a target of 30 percent of biofuels meeting environmental sustainability standards.READ MORE

Germany's AGQM approves 13 biodiesel stabilizers

On Jan. 13, the Austrian Biofuels Institute released a list of 13 approved stabilizers for biodiesel. The list was prepared by the German biodiesel quality management working group AGQM e.V., which spent the last year evaluating biodiesel additives.READ MORE National Biodiesel Conference

Greenline Industries develops esterification process

Greenline Industries, a biodiesel process technology provider, is developing a new process to esterify free fatty acids without using acid catalysts, according to the company's Senior Process Engineer Gaurav Shah.READ MORE

Two biodiesel projects receive Nebraska funding

The Nebraska Rural Development Commission has awarded a total of $83,000 in Value-Added Agriculture grants to the Nebraska Renewable Energy Systems in Oakland, Neb., and Springfield, Neb.-based Tighe Biodiesel to further biodiesel-related projects.READ MORE

NIST develops faster biodiesel test method

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has developed a method to accelerate stability testing of biodiesel fuel and identified additives that enhance stability at high temperatures.READ MORE

Flometrics to launch biodiesel-powered rocket

Carlsbad, Calif.-based Flometrics Inc. plans to launch a biodiesel-powered unmanned rocket from the Mojave Desert in California later this winter. The company recently tested B100 in a RocketDyne LR-101 rocket engine and found the performance of biodiesel to be within 4 percent of RP-1 kerosene rocket fuel.READ MORE

Pennsylvania biodiesel mandate to take effect

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell announced Jan. 15 that the state has met the first in-state biodiesel production threshold of 40 MMgy. As a result, within one year every gallon of on-road diesel sold in Pennsylvania must contain a minimum of 2 percent biodiesel.READ MORE

NBB to hold first-ever public day at conference

The National Biodiesel Conference and Expo, which is hosted by the National Biodiesel Board, will be held at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco on Feb. 1-4, and for the first time in the event's history, members of the public can attend part of the conference.READ MORE
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