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Study: Stationary power using algae biodiesel viable

Researchers at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia's national science agency, have determined that it's possible to produce biodiesel from saltwater algae for less than what it costs to produce petroleum diesel, reducing greenhouse gases in the process.READ MORE

Florida utility tests New Generation biofuel

St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Progress Energy Florida recently completed a successful test burn of fuel from New Generation Biofuels Holdings Inc., which uses emulsification to produce fuel from biodiesel feedstocks.READ MORE Fuel Ethanol Workshop

PetroAlgae, Argent Energy win sustainability award

The winners of the first Sustainable Biofuels Awards were announced March 17 at the World Biofuels Markets conference and exhibition in Brussels, Belgium. United Kingdom biodiesel producer Argent Energy Ltd. received the sustainable biodiesel award for a distributor or producer and Florida-based PetroAlgae LLC received the sustainable technology supplier award.READ MORE

Imperium reduces Grays Harbor staff

Imperium Renewables Inc. has reduced the workforce at its Imperium Grays Harbor biodiesel production facility, citing the dramatically reduced global demand for biodiesel, high feedstock prices and extreme volatility in the petroleum fuel markets. According to the company, 24 employees were laid off.READ MORE

Thurmond: Algae will be mainstream by 2020

With algae-based biodiesel pilot and demonstration projects due to be launched in 2010, Houston-based biofuels analyst Will Thurmond predicts the first large-scale algae production destined for the U.S. Department of Defense will begin in 2011 and the first commercial-scale algae biodiesel production will start the following year.READ MORE

EPA clarifies RINs for off-road use

According to the U.S. EPA, current rules require that renewable identification numbers (RINs) be retired for fuel destined for off-road use. The agency believes that most biodiesel will ultimately be used as motor vehicle fuel, and therefore biodiesel producers can assume it meets the EPA definition of renewable fuel and can assign RINs to it without tracking its ultimate use.READ MORE

NBB celebrates National Biodiesel Day

The National Biodiesel Board celebrated National Biodiesel Day on March 18 and announced that 60 scientists have signed a "Scientists for Biodiesel" declaration that highlights biodiesel's sustainability and its benefits to help address climate change and boost domestic economies, while reducing dependence on petroleum.READ MORE

U.S., Brazilian presidents discuss biofuels

Biofuels was one of the topics discussed during a meeting March 14 between U.S. President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Obama said Brazil has shown extraordinary leadership when it comes to biofuels.READ MORE

Report highlights rural biodiesel production benefits

A new report titled "Homegrown Prosperity from the Bottom Up" was released on March 12 by the Western Organization of Resource Councils. The report examined small and community-scale biodiesel production, the experiences of farmers and entrepreneurs in their endeavors and the role it plays in rural economic development.READ MORE

EU biodiesel tariffs begin

The European Commission has begun applying temporary anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs to all biodiesel produced in the U.S. that enters the European market. The dual tariffs became effective March 13 and will remain in place for four months while the commission continues to evaluate the situation.READ MORE
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