North America

6 hours ago

USDA: US biodiesel exports up in April

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. exported 147,212.9 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 and greater in April, according to data released by the USDA on June 7. Imports of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 and greater reached 134,326.1 metric tons. READ MORE

7 hours ago

Nebraska governor signs bill promoting use of biodiesel

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen has signed into law legislation promoting the sale and use of biodiesel in Nebraska. The bill, LB 727, provides retail tax incentives for the sale of biodiesel at fuel retailer locations throughout the state. READ MORE

7 hours ago

Clean Fuels, RFS stakeholders urge Biden to increase BBD RVOs

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America The Clean Fuels Alliance America and 75 industry stakeholders delivered a letter to President Joe Biden, urging him to ensure that the U.S. EPA substantially increases the biomass-based diesel (BBD) and advanced biofuels RVOs in the RFS "set" rule. READ MORE

June 07, 2023

Air Canada fuels Montreal to Amsterdam flight with SAF

BY Air Canada Air Canada completed its inaugural Montreal to Amsterdam flights on June 3, with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner using sustainable aviation fuel. The airline is also expanding its partnership with Neste to incorporate SAF into some of its Amsterdam flights. READ MORE

June 06, 2023

DOE releases US National Clean Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap

BY Erin VoegeleThe DOE has released its U.S. National Clean Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap, which addresses both the potential to produce hydrogen from biomass and biogas and the growing need for hydrogen feedstock in advanced biofuels production, particularly SAF. READ MORE

June 06, 2023

Neste: Rio Tinto mining site transitions to renewable diesel

BY Neste Corp. Neste has partnered with Rio Tinto to help the company transition all of its heavy machinery from fossil diesel to renewable diesel at the U.S. Borax mine in Boron, California. The partnership helps Rio Tinto reduce the carbon footprint of its fleet. READ MORE

June 01, 2023

Ag commissioners advocate for higher biomass-based diesel RVOs

BY Erin VoegeleThe ag commissioners of Iowa, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia are urging the U.S. EPA to boost biomass-based diesel RVOs in the upcoming RFS rule. READ MORE

June 01, 2023

Canada invests in renewable diesel, SAF conversion project

BY Erin VoegeleThe Canadian government on May 31 announced plans to invest $86 million into a project that is converting an oil refinery located in Come By Chance, Newfoundland and Labrador, into a biorefinery that will produce renewable diesel and SAF. READ MORE

June 01, 2023

ISA launches interactive B20 Club webpage

BY Illinois Soybean Association The Illinois Soybean Association recently launched an updated B20 Club webpage that features an interactive map of Illinois-based organizations that utilize 20 percent biodiesel and higher blends to fuel their fleets. READ MORE