Biodiesel Production

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DOE report shows biofuel, bioenergy employment increased in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Energy on June 28 released its 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report, which includes new data on employment in the biofuels and bioenergy sectors. In general, employment in these sectors was up when compared to 2020. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Canada publishes final Clean Fuel Regulations

BY Erin VoegeleThe Canadian government on June 29 published final Clean Fuel Regulations, which will require fuel producers and suppliers to meet increasingly stringent carbon reduction goals for gasoline and diesel. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

EU’s Transport and Tourism Committee agrees on SAF goals

BY Erin VoegeleMembers of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the Transport and Tourism Committee on June 27 voted 25 to six in favor of adopting a draft negotiating mandate on the ReFuelEU aviation rules, which sets a goal for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) use. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

Neste invests in increased renewables capacity in Rotterdam

BY Neste Corp. Neste Corp. has made the final investment decision to invest into new renewable products production capacity in Rotterdam. The decision is based on demand for renewable products growing substantially with customers' higher climate ambitions. READ MORE

June 20, 2022

Cargill, BDI announce opening of advanced biodiesel plant

BY Erin VoegeleCargill on June 15 announced the opening of an advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium. The facility, which converts waste oils and residues into renewable fuel, was built by Austria-based BDI BioEnergy International. READ MORE

June 20, 2022

EPA: 1.84 billion RINs generated in May

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released data showing that nearly 1.84 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in May, up from 1.72 billion generated during the same month of last year. READ MORE

June 20, 2022

Qantas, Airbus partner to kickstart Australian SAF industry

BY Airbus The Qantas Group and Airbus will invest up to US$200 million to accelerate the establishment of a SAF industry in Australia in a landmark agreement signed on June 19 by Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury. READ MORE

June 16, 2022

Avfuel invests in Alder Fuels

BY Avfuel Corp. Avfuel Corp. on June 16 announced a multimillion-dollar investment in Alder Fuels—a clean tech company pioneering first-of-its-kind technologies for producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at scale. READ MORE

June 13, 2022

Chevron completes acquisition of REG

BY Erin VoegeleChevron Corp. on June 13 completed its previously announced acquisition of biofuel producer Renewable Energy Group Inc. The rebranded business segment, Chevron Renewable Energy Group, will remain headquartered in Ames, Iowa. READ MORE