Biodiesel Production

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DOE offers $14M to optimize production of biofuels, biochemicals

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy on March 21 announced $14 million in funding to support and optimize the production of affordable biofuels and biochemicals while significantly reducing carbon emissions. READ MORE

March 17, 2023

DOE announces $590 million to increase bioenergy research

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. DOE has announced $590 million to renew its four existing Bioenergy Research Centers. This funding will help support the DOE's research into the next generation of sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts and bioenergy. READ MORE

March 16, 2023

EPA: 1.72 billion RINs generated in February

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on March 16 released data showing that nearly 1.72 billion renewable identification number (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in February, up from 1.54 billion generated during the same month of 2022. READ MORE

March 15, 2023

Calumet: SAF production at Montana biorefinery to begin in April

BY Erin VoegeleCalumet has announced the renewable diesel unit at its Montana Renewables biorefinery operated well during Q4. Additional renewable hydrogen production capacity, a feedstock pretreatment unit and SAF capacity will be opertional soon. READ MORE

March 15, 2023

Rondo Energy adds thermal energy storage at Calgren biorefinery

BY Rondo Energy Rondo Energy and Calgren Renewable Fuels on March 6 announced the start of commercial operation of a 2 MWh Rondo Heat Battery (RHB) at Calgren’s facility in Pixley, California. The system delivers continuous industrial heat on demand. READ MORE

March 14, 2023

Tidewater: BC renewable diesel project nearly complete

BY Erin VoegeleTidewater Renewables Ltd. released Q4 results on March 9, reporting that its renewable diesel project collocated with its Prince George refinery in British Columbia is 90 complete and expected to begin commissioning late in the first quarter. READ MORE

March 13, 2023

Bill aims to create clean transportation standard in Minnesota

BY Erin VoegeleLegislation currently pending in Minnesota aims to establish a clean transportation standard that would require the state’s transportation fuels to achieve 100 percent reduction in carbon intensity (CI) by 2050. READ MORE

March 08, 2023

Air bp sells first ISCC EU SAF produced at Castellon refinery

BY Air bp Air bp, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, has announced the first sale of International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) EU SAF from bp’s Castellon refinery in Spain. READ MORE

March 07, 2023

Vertex Energy to begin renewable diesel production in April

BY Erin VoegeleVertex Energy on Feb. 28 confirmed that the renewable diesel conversion project at its refinery in Mobile, Alabama, is on track to be mechanically complete in late March, with initial production volumes expected in April. READ MORE