Pacific Biodiesel Certified by Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance
(Energy Global Hydrocarbon Engineering) The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance has announced that it has certified Pacific Biodiesel, Hawaii’s award winning and internationally recognised producer of renewable fuels and the only commercial biofuel producer in the state, and its Big Island Biodiesel plant for showcasing sustainable biodiesel production and distribution practices.
With a nameplate production capacity of 5.5 million gal./y and utilising state of the art distillation technology to produce the highest quality biodiesel in the country, the plant is the first biodiesel facility of its kind in the US to earn this certification.
The certification, awarded by the non-profit Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, is two fold:
- Big Island Biodiesel earned ‘Gold Certified’ status as a Biodiesel Producer with a score of 78 of 100.
- Pacific Biodiesel/Big Island Biodiesel earned ‘Platinum Certified’ status as a Biodiesel Distributor with a score of 92 of 100. READ MORE and MORE (AltEnergyMag.com) and MORE (New York Times)