In Face of Uncertainty, Industry Must Fight On

Despite huge challenges and misinformation to the contrary, biodiesel has caused the goals of the entire advanced biofuel category in the renewable fuel standard to be met and exceeded every year. Now is no time to stop. We can succeed and we will.

Ever-Evolving Biodiesel Technology Developments

A cookie-cutter industry biodiesel is not. While too many technologies exist in this field to report on, we offer an overview of several emerging biodiesel process developments or existing optimization techniques that have made headlines recently.

Continual Improvements to Continuous Flow Production

Greenleaf Biofuels, a 10 MMgy continuous flow biodiesel plant in New Haven, Connecticut, is continually improving its process thanks to its talented team members. Since April 2013, the plant has reached 100 percent designed flow rate.

REG closes acquisition of majority stake in Germany's Petrotec

Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced Dec. 29 that its wholly owned subsidiary has completed the acquisition of IC Green Energy's majority equity ownership position (69 percent) in German biodiesel producer Petrotec AG.

Darling to receive $65 million from reinstated tax credit

Darling Ingredients Inc. announced that it expects to receive about $65 million from the reinstated $1 per gallon federal blenders tax credits for renewable diesel and biodiesel signed into law by President Obama Dec. 19.

Immobilized Enzyme Technology Enters Commercial Stage

TransBiodiesel supplies its flagship product to the biodiesel production industry under the brand name TransZyme A, providing the best use cost when dealing with high-FFA feedstock, delivering greater yields and efficiencies to biodiesel producers.

Industry Events

National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

January 19-22, 2015
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas

International Biomass Conference & Expo

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

106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases

May 3-6, 2015
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 1-4, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 26-28, 2015
Hilton Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

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