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From Liability to Asset: How to Turn FOG from a Crisis into an Opportunity

(Greasezilla/EIN Newswire) Revolutionary new technology converts fats, oil and grease from sewer-clogging mess costing cities billions into saleable, renewable biofuel -- People love to dine out, but there’s a dark side to restaurant cooking. Along with refuse from animal product cooking and

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Pacific Biodiesel Welcomes Community Leaders & Local Students for Blessing of the Company’s First Sunflower Field on Kauaʻi

(Pacific Biodiesel) Expansion of Agriculture Operations to Kauaʻi will Increase Local Food Production, Develop Model for Regenerative Agriculture-based Biofuel and Support Hawaiʻi’s Circular Economy --  In commemoration of Earth Day, Pacific Biodiesel Founders Bob and Kelly King welcomed community leaders and local

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FOG And Fatbergs: Food for a Growing Army of Green Monsters

(Greasezilla)  At last, a sustainable way to address the never-ending stream threatening the health of communities and the wastewater treatment plants that serve them. --  Back in 1972 at the movies, a never-ending supply of pollution fed a malevolent, fictional Smog Monster,

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Beacon of the Biomass World

by Katie Schroeder (Biomass Magazine) Industry leaders at the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference and Expo shared highlights from the past year for their respective sectors, discussed policy victories and priorities and cautioned of the potential hurdles ahead. The event was

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2023 Billion-Ton Report

(U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy KDF) The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technology Office's (BETO's) 2023 Billion-Ton Report (BT23) is an assessment of renewable carbon resources potentially available in the United States. BT23 explores these resources in terms of quantity, price,

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Phillips 66 Announces Major Milestone in Production of Renewable Diesel

(Phillips 66/Business Wire)  Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) today announced a major milestone in its conversion of the San Francisco refinery into the Rodeo Renewable Energy Complex, expanding commercial scale production of renewable diesel. The Rodeo Renewed project has progressed, with the facility

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Triple Bottom Line Sustainability Indicators for Waste-to-Energy Supply Chains

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Development of a triple-bottom line sustainability (social, environment, economic) assessment tool for local government to evaluate trade-offs of different organic waste streams and energy conversion strategies can help achieve local/regional policy objectives over the current and

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Nevada Provides Edgewood Renewables $11.7 Million in Tax Abatements

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) ... The Nevada governor’s office and Edgewood Renewables’ website states that Edgewood is in the process of constructing a biorefinery on the site that will produce more than 120 mgy of renewable diesel and sustainable

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On the Ground in Colorado, NREL Is Simulating Sustainable Aviation Fuel Combustion during Flight

by Erik F. Ringle (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Laboratory Supports Industry in Fine-Tuning Sustainable Aviation Fuel Chemistry Ahead of Seeking Approval for Widespread Airplane Use -- ... But changes are coming for jet fuel, and the aviation industry is actively inviting

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BioAdvance Invests 22 Million in Biofuels Factory in Figueira da Foz

by Antonio Larguesa (Eco Sapo (Google Translation)) Company led by Paulo Gaspar builds one of the largest European advanced biofuel units in the Port of Figueira da Foz. It has already reserved land and 50 million for second generation ethanol. -- n industrial investment

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Pacific Biodiesel Awarded Federal Funds to Develop Hawaiʻi Agriculture-Based Biofuel Model

(Maui Now) Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, LLC has expanded its operations to Kauaʻi as part of a multi-year agreement signed last year with the US Army Corps of Engineers to demonstrate a renewable biofuel produced in Hawaiʻi from multiple locally grown oilseed cover crops. The agreement

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EcoCeres Partners with Shenzhen Expressway Environmental to Create Circular Economy with Used Cooking Oil

(EcoCeres) From Wastes to Wonders, from Kitchen Waste to Blue Sky -- On November 30, 2023, EcoCeres, Inc. (“EcoCeres” or the “Company”) signed a strategic partnership agreement with Shenzhen Expressway Environmental Co., Ltd. (“Shenzhen Expressway Environmental”), a subsidiary of Shenzhen Expressway Group

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Soybean Oil Dominating Usage for Biofuel Markets

by Sue Roesler (Farm & Ranch Guide) How is the current renewable diesel situation continuing to impact U.S. agriculture and biofuel markets? Dave Ripplinger, NDSU bioenergy/bioproduct specialist, said there has been a significant decline in truck freight this year throughout the country,

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Renewable Energy Fueling Inflation? USDA Data Compares Rising Bio-Energy Demand & Edible Oil Prices over Time

Marion Kirkpatrick (RFD TV)  The demand for agricultural products like corn, soybeans and animal fats in bio-fuel production is driving up the prices of edible oils to historic levels, according to new data released by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. -- The

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Keep Developing: New BDI Leadership Aptly Suited for Technology Advances

bu Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  For more than a quarter century, Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International has been defining and redefining biodiesel process technology and, as a result, the industry and markets it serves.   From the company’s early and progressive focus on converting

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B5 Biodiesel in Shanghai

by Sharon Ji* (Advanced Biofuels USA) China is in the news for alleged fraud in Chinese biodiesel exports to the European Union.  But what about biodiesel use in China itself?  Shanghai has had biodiesel blends available at gas stations since 2017. There are

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ART, a Chevron, Grace Joint Venture, Launches Catalyst System to Produce Renewable Diesel, Sustainable Aviation Fuel from 100% Renewable Sources

(W.R. Grace & Co./Globe Newswire)   Advanced Refining Technologies LLC (ART), a joint venture of Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and specialty chemicals leader W. R. Grace & Co. (Grace), today launched ENDEAVOR™, a hydroprocessing catalyst solution to produce renewable diesel (RD) and

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After More than 15 Years, BDI’s RepCat Technology Comes of Age

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) The commissioning of three new plants in less than a handful of months marks a milestone for the decade-and-a-half-old “new” biodiesel technology. BDI-BioEnergy International, the Austrian biodiesel process-technology provider and plant builder whose pioneering achievements in

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BP Targets Farms and Feedstock as Biofuel Race Gathers Pace

by Ron Bousso (Reuters) BP considers investing in feedstock producers; BP could invest directly in feedstock crop farming; BP aims to triple biofuel output by 2030  --... BP said it will increase biofuel output three-fold by 2030 to 100,000 bpd, or

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DOE Helps Industry Leverage Bioenergy Feedstock Expertise DEADLINE April 14, 2023

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has launched an initiative that aims to help industry and universities leverage the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium’s capabilities to help solve real-world problems that the bioenergy and bioproduct

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New Leaf Biofuel, MHX Break Ground on Renewable Fuel Terminal in Fontana, California

(New Leaf Biofuel/Biobased Diesel Daily) New Leaf Biofuel, a leading provider of low-carbon biodiesel to the California market, and MHX, an integrated transload and transportation company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Pacific Railroad, broke ground in late March on

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Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel: What’s the Difference?

by Maria Gerveni, Scott Irwin, Todd Hubbs  (University of Illinois and U.S. Department of Agriculture/FarmDocDaily) Biomass-based diesel has long played an important role in compliance with the U.S. Renewable Fuels (RFS) mandates (e.g., farmdoc daily, July 19, 2017).  The two main types of

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Evonik Integrates Alcoholates Business into Catalysts Division

(Evonik/Biobased Diesel Daily) Evonik Corp. is pooling its expertise and integrating the alcoholates business into its catalysts business line. The existing extensive portfolio of heterogeneous catalysts is thus supplemented by homogeneous catalysts. As of January, the international network of production sites

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Neste to Acquire Used Cooking Oil Collection and Aggregation Business from Crimson Renewable Energy in the United States to Strengthen Neste’s Renewable Raw Materials Sourcing Platform

(Neste) Neste, the world's leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste and residue raw materials, has agreed to acquire the used cooking oil (UCO) collection and aggregation business and related assets in the United States from

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Forestry and the US Renewable Fuel Standard, the Key Issues.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Where does forestry fit into the RFS and with the biofuels industry, asks Lee Enterprises Consulting’s Larry Sullivan in this enlightening tour of the past, present and future of forest-based feedstocks. Sullivan goes back to

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Sulzer Enables Production of 3 Billion Litres of Renewable Fuel from Waste

(Biofuels International) Sulzer has supplied flow technology solutions to convert an existing US West Coast refinery into one of the world’s largest renewable biofuels plants. The pumps will support a number of critical applications to convert waste oils and fats into

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Something Big is Coming

by Keith Loria (Biodiesel Magazine)  City by city, Greasezilla is conquering problems derived from excessive fats, oils and grease waste. -- When fats, oils and grease (FOG) separation technology Greasezilla was developed by Downey Ridge Environmental Co. nearly 20 years

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Can the Aviation Industry Reach 10% SAF Uptake by 2030? The Sky’s the Limit.

(Topsoe/Biofuels Digest) To achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition has set a target of 10% SAF adoption by 2030. For fuel producers, that means creating enough supply to meet future demand, and for the aviation industry,

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GE Honda Completes 100 Percent SAF Testing On HF120 Engine

by Kate O'Connor (AvWeb)  GE Honda Aero Engines (GHAE) has completed ground testing of its HF120 engine using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), the company announced at the 2022 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. The test, which compared engine

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EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Pathways Expand to Include Greasezilla® Advanced Biofuel as RIN-Qualified Feedstock

(Greasezilla) The pathway increases the value of Greasezilla® ABF to the biofuels market.  --  Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla®, announces that the Brown Grease Advanced Biofuel offtake produced by Greasezilla systems is now a qualified feedstock for RIN credits under

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Feasibility Study: Honeywell Technology Selected for Low-Carbon Hydrogen Study in USA

(Process Worldwide)  A subsidiary of CVR Energy will be utilizing Honeywell’s technology to carry out a feasibility study for low-carbon hydrogen production in Coffeyville, Kansas, USA. The aim of the study is to assess the application of carbon capture and

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Phillips 66 Makes Final Investment Decision to Convert San Francisco Refinery to a Renewable Fuels Facility

(Phillips 66)  It will be one of the world’s largest facilities of its kind; expected to begin commercial operation in the first quarter of 2024 --  Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) made a final investment decision Wednesday to move forward with Rodeo

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Traders Pocket 100% Raises in Booming Corner of Fuel Markets

byKim Chipman and Michael Hirtzer (Bloomberg/Yahoo!) Few U.S. traders know how to source renewable fuel ingredients; Net-zero emissions goals by 2050 are driving biofuel demand -- In the hottest U.S. labor market in decades, the hottest job of them all

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Biofuels Industry Tackles COVID-19, War Challenges

by Susan Reidy (WorldGrain.com) Just as the global biofuels industry was regaining ground from a severe drop in production caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now facing new struggles with rising feedstock prices caused in part by Russia’s invasion of

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Biodiesel Refinery Celebrates Expansion that Makes It Largest of Its Kind in Western U.S.

by John Cox (Bakersfield.com)  A clean-energy project two years and more than $40 million in the making got a proper christening Thursday as Denver-based Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings LLC celebrated an expansion that cements its position as the largest producer

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Chip Flory: Green Fuel Drives the Future of Soybeans

by Chip Flory (AgWeb) The soybean industry continues to prep for what’s expected to be demand growth for renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), “green” marine fuels and higher blends of biodiesel in home heating in the eastern U.S. Here are

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The Rise of Renewable Diesel & Biodiesel

by Nicolas Bulver (Renewable Energy Group/Union Pacific Track Record)  What is causing the increased demand for renewable diesel and biodiesel and what is the impact on supply chains? Can waste products become fuel? The answer is yes if you’re talking about

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Rossi Biofuel and MOL Group Build a Unique Biodiesel Plant in Europe in Komárom

(MOL Group (Google Translation)) Annual biodiesel capacity of 50,000 tons; State-of-the-art technology unique in Europe; 85 percent greenhouse gas savings over conventional fuels; The investment is in line with MOL Group's SHAPE TOMORROW 2030+ corporate strategy Rossi Biofuel's new plant in

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An Important Message to Food Companies and Their Investors: Stop Paying to Landfill Waste

(Green Energy Biofuel/EIN Presswire)  With Green Energy Biofuel, food companies that pay to landfill waste can turn cost centers into revenue streams and satisfy investors by going—and making—green. --  Despite ESG goals and investor pressure to go green, some of the

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From the Lab to the Sky: Five Things to Know about Biofuel-Powered Flights

(U.S. Department of Energy ) On December 1, 2021, a United 737 Max 8 carried more than 100 passengers from Chicago to Washington, D.C.—just one of roughly 87,000 flights over the United States that day. Reporters and TV crews gathered to

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Fuel the Crush: Renewable Diesel Pumps Up Soybean Demand

by Sara Schafer (AgWeb) ... “The administration is committed to making this happen, and so I think there is a much larger appetite to get this industry off the ground now than there even was six months or a year

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St1 Strengthens Waste Feedstock Business by Acquiring Brocklesby Ltd in the UK

(St1) Energy company St1 Nordic Oy has acquired 100% of Brocklesby Ltd. Brocklesby is a recycling expert of used cooking oil and fatty food waste, being one of the UK’s leading refiners in this field. The waste collection is based on strong

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The Economic and Environmental Value of Brown Grease for the Biofuels Industry

(Greasezilla) Transforming brown grease from nuisance waste to renewable resource  ... The EPA estimates that between 800 and 17,000 pounds of grease trap waste is produced per restaurant, per year. When separated into its basic components, grease trap waste can

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Top 10 Predictions for the Advanced Bioeconomy in 2022

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A mere “The Year in Rewind” as we sail into 2022? Not the good ship Digest! Instead, we dust off our crystal ball and offer our predictions for the year ahead. As the sunset of 2021 gives

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USDA Secretary Vilsack Meets with GE Aviation on Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Reduce CO2

by Jay Stowe (GE Aviation/Biobased Diesel Daily) After leading USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on a tour of the engine development assembly facility at GE Aviation’s headquarters in Evendale, Ohio, in early December, chief engineer Chris Lorence posed a rhetorical question to

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Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery Announces Plans to Develop Australia’s First-Ever Renewable Diesel Processing and Storage Facility

(MacauBusiness.com) The facility will produce renewable fuels with lower carbon emissions than conventional fossil fuels by utilising local feedstock.--  Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery Pty Ltd, an Australian-based company, today announced plans to develop a renewable diesel processing and storage facility in

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Airlines Want to Make Flight More Sustainable. How Will They Do It?

by Leigh Krietsch Boerner (Chemical & Engineering News)  Air travel produces millions of metric tons of carbon dioxide each year. New technologies could help airlines reduce their emissions and meet their sustainability goals -- ...  Airlines are trying to reduce

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Counting the Cost of Shifting to Renewables

(Biofuels International)  In recent years, renewable technologies have reached technical readiness, providing commercially viable solutions for the energy transition – some backed by over 15 years of research and development. But as legislation and technology for low-carbon energy industries converge,

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TriMet Drives Oregon’s Transportation Industry toward a Cleaner Air Future with Shift to Renewable Diesel

by Roberta Altstadt (TriMet News) Oregon’s largest consumer of diesel to cut carbon footprint by more than half in less than a year’s time  -- On Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, TriMet’s Board of Directors unanimously supported TriMet’s latest step to reduce our

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Honeywell and Wood Introduce Groundbreaking Technologies to Support Efforts toward Carbon-Neutral Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Honeywell/PR Newswire) - Wood's hydrogen plant technology coupled with Honeywell UOP EcofiningTM process technology and carbon capture and storage can reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions 100% when compared to petroleum-based aviation fuels - Widespread use of Honeywell and Wood technologies have potential

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MENA Region's Largest Biodiesel Refinery Starts in Jebel-Ali

(BioD Technology FZE/Globe Newswire)  Dubai is now home to the MENA region's largest biodiesel refinery. The 2nd generation waste-to-energy refinery is BioD's biodiesel second plant and boasts a per annum capacity of 30,000 Mt per annum. In line with the UAE's

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Chinese Biodiesel Producers Chase High-Value Feedstocks

by Amandeep Parmar (Argus Media) Chinese biodiesel and feedstock suppliers are diversifying to get more value for their money with ever-evolving European legislation regarding waste feedstock incentives. Brown grease is becoming increasingly fashionable among suppliers, of which 18 in China are now

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Models to Create Biodiesel and Bioplastics Are Being Developed at the UAG

(Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG)/Surest Informa (Google Translation)) ... The researcher pointed out that thanks to this line of research and the projects that have derived from it, it has been possible to model chemical processes such as the production of

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Getting It Renewable Ready

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine)  As renewable diesel producers source an array of low-quality, low-carbon inputs, they’re tapping biodiesel’s seasoned pretreatment technology providers for customized feedstock preparation solutions, both on and offsite. From used cooking oil (UCO) and distillers corn oil

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Renewable Diesel Backs into UCO

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine) The low-quality, low-carbon byproduct of restaurant fryer grease, once largely reserved for modestly-sized biodiesel production, is now a darling input of the industry's new mega plants. Used cooking oil is in high demand as renewable

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Phillips 66 and Southwest Airlines Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Bernardo Fallas (Phillips 66) Phillips 66 and Southwest Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding to advance the commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel, focusing on public awareness and research and development. The memorandum of understanding also sets the framework

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How Biofuels Giant Neste Transforms America’s French Fry Grease into Clean Diesel

by Christopher Helman (Forbes) ... “Nobody wants to send that material down the drain,” says Rick Sabol, president of the Mahoney division. And not just because fat globules can clog up sewer systems — but because that grease is valuable —

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Biodiesel from FOG and Waste: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to SMES Energy

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Fats, oils and grease are used today more than ever before – we’re talkin’ billions and billions of gallons – and Smisson Mathis Energy Solutions is converting this waste into biodiesel. See the latest progress

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Greasezilla Partners with Next Generation of Pumpers to Install Greasezilla FOG Separation Systems in Key Cities

(Greasezilla)  Greasezilla is investing $1 million per facility in joint ventures to build FOG processing facilities nationwide. -- Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla™, announces its work with a rising number of pumpers seeking end-to-end solutions from pumping through to processing,

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Renewable Diesel Boom Highlights Challenges in Clean-Energy Transition

by Rod Nickel, Stephanie Kelly and Karl Plume (Reuters)  ... Refiners can produce renewable diesel from animal fats and plant oils, in addition to used cooking oil. Production capacity is expected to nearly quintuple to about 2.65 billion gallons (63 million barrels)

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S&P Global Platts Launches SAF and HVO Values in Asia

(Associated Press/PR Newswire/S&P Global) S&P Global Platts (“Platts”), the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, has launched new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) price assessments in Southeast Asia effective

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Carson Inks Extended Renewable Fuel Agreement with Neste

by Matthew Mercure (NGT News) Carson, a company that specializes in the fuel, lubricant, trucking and vehicle industries, has extended its renewable diesel agreement with Neste, a producer of renewable fuels, into a multi-year contract. Through this partnership, Carson will be able

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Arlington: Cease The Grease and Protect Your Pipes during the Holidays

(Patch Arlington, TX)  By collecting and recycling this used cooking oil and grease, residents are preventing these products from clogging pipes in their home.  Arlington residents can protect their home plumbing and prevent sewer backups by recycling used cooking oil

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Can Lubricants be Green?

By John Sander (Lubrication Engineers/Biomass Magazine)  ...Lubricants reduce friction, resulting in a reduction of energy consumption and increased equipment life. A properly formulated lubricant lasts longer, therefore generating less waste. The end users, original equipment manufacturers and government agencies still

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Neste: School District Fuels 75 Buses with Renewable Diesel

(Neste/Biodiesel Magazine) The Twin Rivers Unified School District near Sacramento achieved a major milestone in its climate action plan by switching 75 diesel-powered school buses to run on renewable diesel fuel provided by Neste. As a result, the district’s fleet is

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Massive Refiners Are Turning into Biofuel Plants in the West

by Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The latest sign of a worldwide energy transition: Massive oil refineries across the western U.S. are being converted into biofuel plants. Phillips 66 on Wednesday became the latest in a string of U.S. refiners to say it’s converting

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Phillips 66 to Build World’s Largest Renewable Diesel, Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) 800 million gallon monster slated for 2024 opening as P66 says it will convert Rodeo Refinery to renewables   -- Phillips 66 will reconfigure its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, to produce 680 million gallons annually

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Propane Autogas: Evolution Toward Zero Emissions

by Steve Whaley (Propane Education and Research Council/ACT News)  ... Where Are We Headed?  As we look ahead down this emissions path, there are two main innovations that are going to push propane even closer to zero, specifically in terms

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New Video Showcases What's Next for Propane Autogas: Renewable Propane

(Propane Education and Research Council)  Renewable propane is taking care of fleets with the low-cost, low-carbon impact they need --  In an effort to showcase the zero-emissions outlook of propane autogas, the Propane Education & Research (PERC) council unveiled a new video highlighting

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Neste, McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI Enter into Circular Economy Collaboration in the Netherlands

(Neste)  Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI have joined forces to create a circular economy partnership. The collaboration will see McDonald’s

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Profitable Growth Through Renewable Solutions: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Neste

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Everyone wants to dominate the world, right? But Neste wants to do it in a nice way by becoming the global leader in renewable and circular solutions. There are 3 ways they are working on this

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Sinopec Charts Plans for More Biofuel Projects in Major Cities

by Zheng Xin (China Daily)  China Petrochemical Corp, the country's largest oil refiner, vows to further step up its involvement in the biofuel market by continuing its B5 biodiesel project in Shanghai while accelerating research on B10 biodiesel. ... The effort on

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Greasezilla Solves Worldwide Fats, Oil & Grease (FOG) Processing Shortage with New Modular System

(Greasezilla)  The new modular Greasezilla system expands its FOG separation system to serve large food processors, wastewater treatment centers and waste haulers requiring FOG separation systems to be placed at any large-scale collection point   -- Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of

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Neste to Acquire Mahoney Environmental to Strengthen Its Growth Strategy and Position in Renewable Raw Material Sourcing

(Neste) Neste, the world's leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste and residue raw materials, has agreed to acquire 100% of Mahoney Environmental (Mahoney), a collector and recycler of used cooking oil in the United States,

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Pathway Approved by ASTM

(Biofuels International)  ASTM International has approved a new production pathway for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), created by Applied Research Associates (ARA) and Chevron Lummus Global (CLG).  The new production pathway, which is called catalytic hydrothermolysis jet (CHJ), is expected to

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Brown Grease Separation Technology: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Greasezilla’s FOG – Fats, Oils, Greases to Fuel

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Yuck! There’s a $25 billion grease problem, from the underground blob in the U.K. to pretty much any public treatment facilities and liquid waste haulers, but Greasezilla has a patented system to help solve the

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Making Biodiesel Profitable Without Tax Credits?

by Etienne Sturm (Air Liquide/Biodiesel Magazine) Many U.S. biodiesel producers have faced financial challenges due to absence of the blenders tax credit, but a novel process can be retrofitted into existing facilities and improve economics by up to $1.30 a

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Coming Full Circle

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Celebrating 25 years, the Hawaii-based company that has built biodiesel plants across the U.S. and Japan has gone back to its roots, focusing on sustainability and local energy independence for the archipelago. ... Once a process technology-focused

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Innovations in Biodiesel Technology

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  New biodiesel process technologies continue to emerge, promising optimization of production through greater efficiencies and lower costs.  --  Crown Iron Works: ... The global Minnesota-based firm has built 50 biodiesel plants around the world. Like

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Sunway Hotels & Resorts Converts Used Cooking Oil into Biodiesel Through Partnership with Fathopes Energy

(Market Insider/Sunway Hotels & Resorts) Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of Malaysian conglomerate Sunway Group, partners with FatHopes Energy for the recycling of its used cooking oil into biodiesel, taking another significant step on its commitment towards a sustainable

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North American Outlook on Biofuels Challenges and Opportunities

by Steve Hartig (Biofuels Digest) The North American biofuels market can be split into three main segments all of which have major dynamics.  What I would like to do is give a high-level overview of what I see as some of both

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Revisit Your Facility’s Grease Waste Process and Turn Fog Into an Asset

(Greasezilla) You may be flushing a valuable resource down the metaphorical drain when disposing of grease trap waste. Yes, the big bad wolf of commercial plumbing that the industry has struggled to combat over the past two decades may be hiding

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COLUMN: NEXT: Building Trust and Community

by Chris Efird and Lou Soumas (The Chronicle)  NEXT Renewable Fuels is building an advanced biofuel facility at Port Westward. Today we are in the planning and permitting stage. Beginning with this op-ed, we intend periodic updates on the project, so

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2,000 City Buses Run on Biodiesel

(Xinhua/Shanghai Daily) OVER 2,000 buses from Shanghai’s major bus company started running on biodiesel from yesterday, as the city works to turn recycled cooking oil into car fuel. Estimated by the current scale of use, Shanghai’s diesel and hybrid electric buses are

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NEXT Renewable Fuels and BP Products North America Enter into Renewable Feedstock Supply Agreement

(NEXT Renewable Fuels)  NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc (NEXT) and BP Products North America Inc. (BP) have entered into a long‐term Feedstock Supply Agreement whereby NEXT will purchase approximately 2 million metric tons (13.2 million barrels) per year of renewable feedstocks for NEXT’s planned Port Westward, Oregon renewable

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US Market Report: Biofuels Driving Fats Demand while Proteins Go Abroad

by Kent Swisher (Render Magazine)  ... Despite domestic consumption of rendered products being steady over the last 5 years, increasing an average of 1 percent, consumption in 2018 was down 1.3 percent to almost 8.5 million metric tons. Last year, total animal fats

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Over 2,000 Shanghai Buses to Run on Biodiesel Made from Gutter Oil

(Xinhua) Over 2,000 buses from Shanghai's major bus company started running on biodiesel from Tuesday, as the city works to turn recycled cooking oil into car fuel. Estimated by the current scale of use, Shanghai's diesel and hybrid electric buses are

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Maine Company Turns Local Restaurant Waste into Biofuel

by Clay Gordon (News Center Maine)  Maine Standard Biofuels collects grease and refines it into bioheat, biodiesel and other bioproducts  --  ... Used cooking oil is being repurposed, and in its refined state is powering engines, cars, trucks, even ferries, and heating

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McDonald's Boosts Biofuel Generation with Grease Recovery Partnership

by Sarah George (Edie.net) Fast food giant McDonald's UK has inked a deal with commercial laundry and dishwashing appliances manufacturer Miele which will see it recover more of its used grease for recycling into biofuels. Miele claims that the move will boost McDonald’s

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Biofuels for Air Travel Waiting For Takeoff

(Our Daily Planet)  Last week, leaders in the aviation sector met to discuss how to speed the development of the infrastructure and technology needed to wean airplanes off fossil fuels and onto biofuels instead.  Airplane manufacturers have until now focused on investing in

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Renewable Biodiesel Maker Plans $58.7 Million Plant near Hull

by Dave Dreeszen (Sioux City Journal)   A biofuels manufacturer is seeking $2.8 million in state incentives to build a $58.7 million plant near Hull. The proposed ReadiFuels-Iowa plant would produce about 34 million gallons of diesel fuel from distillers corn oil,

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Neste Brings Biofuels to the Aviation Industry

(ACT News)  An ACT News Executive Interview with Lana Van Marter, Commercial Development Manager, Neste, a front-runner in the production of advanced biofuels and renewable fuels. Lana Van Marter has a unique perspective on sustainability and many of the global challenges we

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Biodiesel’s Cutting Edge

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine profiles nine companies whose process technologies, products and services are on the frontline of change in this industry. Third Coast Commodities Biodiesel feedstock trading is evolving, and Third Coast Commodities is one of the firms ushering

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Grease. Gunk. Sludge. Where Most People See a Nasty Nuisance, These Scientists See Powerful Potential.

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Join us on this episode as we wade into the world of bioenergy and learn about the folks working to turn noxious waste into useful energy. Then read on for more bioenergy stories and background from the Department of Energy and

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West Coast Biodiesel Consolidation: Crimson Acquires SeQuential

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  California-based biodiesel producer Crimson Renewable Energy LP has acquired SeQuential, a vertically integrated biodiesel producer based in Oregon. With the acquisition, Crimson will gain increased feedstock supply options for its biodiesel production facility in Bakersfield, California,

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Continued Testing, Cleaner Fuel Proposed for Diesel Engines

by Roger Gilroy (Transport Topics)  Diesel fuel still has a large role to play in achieving greater emissions reductions in heavy-duty trucks, experts said during a recent conference in San Francisco. Separately, they urged more in-use testing of engines to verify

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Sunho Biodiesel Corporation: Pure Biodiesel Can Be Cost-Effective for City Bus to Overcome Air Pollution

(Sunho Biodiesel Corporation/Open PR)  Using waste grease, pure biodiesel (B100) from ET Process® is a cost competitive alternative to diesel.   --  Air pollution in big city remains a major concern worldwide. As indicated by WHO Global Ambient Air Quality Database update in

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Fueling Change: A Family Business Transforms Fuel Supplies and Its Community

by Jordon DeGroote and Alex Gerard (Clean Energy Business Network)  In 2007, as gas prices were passing $4 a gallon, Joe and Beth Renwick were looking to cut costs in their family budget. They decided to experiment with making their own

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EERE Success Story—From Breakfast to Biocrude: Study Identifies Production Potential across Nation

(U.S. Department of Energy)  Cattle waste and wastewater. Sludgy grease ensconced in restaurant and cafeteria grease traps.  Food waste—uneaten leftovers or culinary mistakes. Contrary to the lyrics in The Sound of Music, these aren’t a few of our favorite things. But when paired with

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Biodiesels Produced from Certain Feedstocks Have Distinct Properties from Petroleum Diesel

by Steve Hanson, Neil Agarwal (U.S. Department of Energy Energy Information Agency) Biodiesel is a renewable fuel made from various feedstocks, including refined vegetable oils, recycled cooking oils, and rendered animal fats. Different feedstocks produce biodiesel with distinct qualities that must be

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March Madness: These Colleges are Mad for Biodiesel

(National Biodiesel Board) National Biodiesel Board releases field of "Elite Eight"  --  March Madness kicks off next week, showcasing the very best of college basketball. In that spirit, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has released its own bracket of colleges and universities

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More Biodiesel Kiosks to Be Rolled out

(China Daily)  The Shanghai municipal government is planning to increase the number of biodiesel fueling stations in the city from the current 21 to 200 by the end of this year, said Xu Kunlin, vice-mayor of Shanghai, during a news conference

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Energy Commission Grant Gives Processing Industry Food for Thought

(California Energy Commission)  Funding Also Awarded for Biofuel, Solar, and Hydrogen Fuel Infrastructure Projects  --  The California Energy Commission is helping the state’s $82 billion food industry become more energy efficient. ... Researchers will visit plants around the state to evaluate processing equipment and

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Against the Odds

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Continued investment and expansion took place in the U.S. biodiesel sector throughout 2017, despite rising political uncertainty and a lapsed tax credit. Here is an overview of some of the activity, plus a special sidebar story

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How a Bengaluru-Based Company Is Working to Transform Sewage into Biodiesel

by Akshatha M. (Economic Times)  The fat and oil substances that enter some of Bengaluru's lakes through the city's broken sewage system may transform into biodiesel if a pilot project taken up at the Bellandur lake pays off.  The Bangalore Water Supply

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Low Carbon Demand Regears Biodiesel Inputs

by Niamh Boyle (Biodiesel Magazine/Prima Markets)  Prima Markets provides a comprehensive summary of the growing international demand for low carbon fuels, including U.S. policy drivers and waste feedstock consumption, along with a detailed overview of the international trade of low carbon

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Getting Clever with Fatbergs and Biodiesel - Features Video

(Biofuels International)  Congealed lumps of fat, sanitary items and wet wipes stalk the sewers of London and the surrounding area, causing blockages and damage to water infrastructure. Now, Thames Water is working on an innovative solution to fight these fatbergs

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NBB Highlights 5 Individuals' Stories for National Biodiesel Day

(National Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine)  ... (Rudolf) Diesel, who invented the engine that bears his name, ran early models on peanut oil, and was an ardent believer in vegetable oil-based fuel. That’s why the biodiesel industry honors Diesel by making his

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As OPEC Falls, What Is the Liberated Market Signaling to Producers?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ...  There’s a theory going around that biofuels are “government fuels” — and prices are set around a table in Washington, DC. But if you visit the big biodiesel and ethanol firms, you’ll see right

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Mahoney Environmental Signs National Service Agreement With Carrols Corporation

(Mahoney Environmental/PR Newswire)  Mahoney obtains exclusive rights to collect and recycle used cooking oil generated at Carrols Burger King locations  --  Mahoney Environmental, (www.mahoneyes.com) a leading recycler of cooking oil for over 60 years, announced today that it previously entered

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$150,000 Grant to Help Yarmouth’s Biofuel Efforts

(CapeCod.com)  The town will receive $150,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s Sustainable Materials Recovery Program/Organics Capacity Project.  ...  Yarmouth’s efforts to disposing grease trap waste by generating it into biofuel will directly benefit from the funding. Technology which

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U.S. Navy Using Biofuels to Power Fighter Jet Fleet

(CBS)  Some of America's best fighter jets can soar without using a drop of oil for fuel. New technology is helping the U.S. Navy power its fleet with cooking grease and plant seeds. Don Dahler reports.  READ MORE WATCH VIDEO and

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Maine City Trials Locally Made Biodiesel in Select Vehicles

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  The city of South Portland, Maine, began a pilot project Oct. 24 in which select city vehicles will run a 20 percent blend of biodiesel (B20) for a full year “to test the efficacy of

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Boeing, COMAC Expand Collaboration on Environmental Efficiency and Sustainable Growth Including Aviation Biofuel

(Boeing)  Boeing-COMAC Sustainable Aviation Technology Center to pursue mutually beneficial research in materials recycling, air travel for aging populations, workplace safety  --  Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today (November 1, 2016) signed a new agreement to

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Local College Instructor Attends 'Summer School' about Chemistry of Biodiesel

(The Daily Independent)  ... After diesel students complete the online biodiesel course sponsored by the Kentucky Soybean Board, instructors  and students often want to know: “What can I learn about soy biodiesel next?” After being asked that question several times, biodiesel education

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Could Renewable Diesel’s Boom Be Cut Short by Feedstock Access and Availability?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... Renewable diesel demand is booming, booming, booming. We’ve tipped it repeatedly in The Digest, not least with our March Madness webinar last week on “Renewable Diesel’s Boom”. Any doubts may well have been swept aside

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Make Haste with Waste

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... (W)hen you compare them to homogenized, uniform, high-yield, purpose-grown energy crops. residues may be queer, but they are here. Not only available, but reliable, you can count on the fact that they will not

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REG’s Rolling Thunder: What Did Not Kill Them (Falling Oil Prices), Made Them Stronger

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... It’s been a couple of years since we visited REG and the difference is palpable. The company has become a little ADM, rather than a big Amyris or TerraVia. You see the trading desks at

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ARA Delivers Game-Changing 100% Renewable Fuels to the Navy

(Applied Research Associates/ARA)  No More Blending: 100 Percent Drop-In Renewable Fuel will Increase Energy Security for U.S. Military While Reducing CO2 Emissions  --  The Navy is performing certification testing on neat, unblended ReadiJet® and ReadiDiesel® which will result in new

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EPA Funds Small Businesses to Develop Environmental Technologies

(Environmental Protection Agency) Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced eight contracts to small businesses to develop innovative technologies to protect the environment, funded through EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. “The green technologies that these SBIR companies are developing

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What Biodiesel Producers Should Know about Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  If your glycerin or free fatty acids may find their way into the food or feed supply, you must comply with the daunting Food Safety Modernization Act  --  ... Moreover, if you’re a grease collector and

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New Biobased Projects Around the World

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Who’s building what, where, now. 29 projects in construction or in commissioning in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and the Americas Despite low oil prices, first-gen biofuels and advanced biofuels continue to develop, and

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Public Meeting Scheduled for New Biofuel Plant on Hershey Drive, Smiths Falls

(Inside Ottawa Valley) Community feedback is being sought in the proposed opening of a 8,073 square feet biofuel facility at 1 Hershey Drive. ... The firm, C3 Acquisition Inc.,  has leased the facility space from Tweed Inc with plans to install two

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Turn Your Halloween Pumpkins Into Power

(U.S. Department of Energy)  ... The Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office is working together with industry to develop and test integrated biorefineries—facilities capable of efficiently converting plant and waste material into affordable biofuels, biopower and other products. These projects are located around the country

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Goin’ Green; County Vehicle Fleet Now Using Biodiesel Fuel

by Ivy Ashe (Hawaii Tribune-Herald)  Hawaii County’s vehicle fleet is a little bit more green thanks to a local partnership that increases use of biodiesel.  It’s a small step toward a larger goal of reducing dependence on imported fuel sources

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SG Preston and IHI E&C Announce Strategic Agreement To Engineer and Construct A Portfolio Of Advanced Renewable Fuels Plants

(PR Newswire/IHI E&C)  SG Preston, a Philadelphia-based bioenergy company, and IHI E&C, a Houston-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) subsidiary of IHI Corporation, today announced a ground-breaking agreement for a Multi-Facility Program that will include the development and construction of

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Biodiesel Behemoths (And Now, Diesel Dudes and Chems Kings): The Digest’s new 2015 8-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is a leading North American advanced biofuels producer and developer of renewable chemicals. REG utilizes a nationwide production, distribution and logistics system as part of an integrated value chain model to

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Biofuel Buses: Transguard UAE Biodiesel Case Study

by John Bambridge  (Construction Week Online)  Operating in any sector presents both challenges and opportunities to cut costs. When a large part of your business involves the management of a fleet of vehicles, alternatives to conventional fuel are worth considering.

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How to Profit from Government Mandates in Biofuels

(The Energy Report/Market Oracle)  New proposed EPA requirements for the renewable fuel standard program, combined with challenging sugarcane harvests in South America, could increase demand for biodiesel, creating opportunity in a struggling energy sector. In this interview with The Energy

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Is HVO the Holy Grail of the World Biodiesel Market?

(Greenea)  Overcapacity, shortage of sustainable feedstock, blending wall… they all contribute to the increasingly challenging situation on the biodiesel market in Europe. At the same time, new HVO investments start to pop up like mushrooms after a rain. But can

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Grease Collection in the US: Feedstock for Biodiesel

by Ian Winner* (Optimus Technologies/special guest author for Advanced Biofuels USA)  Grease Collection Overview  --  When we talk about grease, what do we mean? Grease can refer to yellow grease, choice white grease, edible or inedible tallow, lard, trap grease

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The Innovators: A New U-bend to Prevent the Buildup of Fatbergs in Sewers

by Shane Hickey  (The Guardian)  James Seers’s reworking of the plumbing under domestic sinks separates out solid waste and oil and has the potential to save water companies millions ...   He came up with a reworking of the U-bend pipe fitted under

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What’s U(o)P at UOP? The Renewables Story, Revealed.

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... For a decade, it’s (UOP's) been an unquestioned leader in renewable fuels and chemicals development. Technologies like its HEFA jet fuel conversion (the first certified renewable jet fuel), its Ecofining technology that produces both jet

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Schepisi Bill Allowing Biofuel Production in New Jersey Approved by the Assembly

(RealEstateRama) Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Holly Schepisi paving the way for new jobs for New Jersey workers in the expanding biodiesel industry earned approval from the General Assembly today. “New Jersey’s geographics makes it a perfect fit for the development

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Developers of Biodiesel Fuel Refinery Say It Will Mitigate Toxic Effects on School Children

by Jessica Tempfer (StGeorgeUtah.com)  Biodiesel fuel could soon be supporting Southern Utah’s economy and would also help sustain cleaner air and a healthier environment. Such is the goal of Anderwood Ventures, a company working toward economic growth in Southern Utah through alternative fuel

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The Aviation Renewable Fuels Imperative

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  From remarks by Antonio De Palmas — president, Boeing Italy, at the World Bioenergy Leadership Forum ... Aviation is 2% of all 2010 CO2e emissions, expected to grow to 3.5% by 2030. We cannot accept

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Voices from Europe, on Europe and Renewable Fuels

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ... How does the European renewable fuels industry look at itself? Too focused on survival instead of growth? Too focused on sector competition instead of the transparency on carbon that leads to policy stability? Not focused

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BDI Successfully Completes RetroFit Project in Spain

(BDI)  BDI – BioEnergy International AG has successfully completed the expansion of a BioDiesel plant in Spain. Oils and animal fats with very high FFA-content will in the future be converted into second-generation standards-compliant BioDiesel. Implementation of the latest "High-FFA esterification"

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3 Ways to Turn Waste Grease into Biodiesel

(Futurity/National University of Singapore)  New techniques are letting researchers make biodiesel entirely from waste grease more cheaply and efficiently. ... One method employs whole-cell Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria, producing a 97 percent biodiesel conversion yield in 72 hours. Another involves specially formulated magnetic nano-sized

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Catalyst for Green Biodiesel Production from Unrefined Feedstock

(Research Asia Research News/The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)  Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a durable catalyst for green biodiesel production from low grade feedstock through one-step catalysis Biodiesel is a sustainable liquid fuel originated from biomass. However,

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Biodiesel from Waste Grease

(National University of Singapore) A team of NUS researchers from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has developed a set of environment-friendly techniques to produce biodiesel entirely from waste grease more cheaply and efficiently. ... Traditionally, the high free fatty acid content

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Grease-to-Biodiesel Truck Startup Raises nearly $1M

by Katharine Grayson (Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal)  Revolution Fuels, a startup that mounts equipment for converting grease to biofuel on trucks, has raised nearly $1 million in funding, according to a regulatory filing.  The St. Louis Park-based company rounded up $983,332

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Lund Researchers Develop Optimized Two-Phase Enzymatic Process for Production of Biodiesel

(Green Car Congress) Researchers at Lund University (Sweden) have developed an optimized two-phase enzymatic (lipase) system for the conversion of plant oils to biodiesel. Applied to the solvent-free ethanolysis of rapeseed oil, the system delivered a yield of 96% under mild

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The Neodiesel Revolution Heads Offshore: Benefuel, Felda Expand in Malaysia

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  It’s New, it’s Neo — the neodiesel companies — brimming with technologies to create cleaner alternatives to a powerhouse fuel. They have the performance, half the carbon, and a range of low-cost feedstocks to choose

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RecOil Project Team Organizes Round Table on Used Cooking Oil

(RecOil) The RecOil project team organizes a round table “Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030” on 3/03/2014 at the headquarter of the European Biomass Industry Association. The event is organised with the support of the European Commission under

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Biofuel Facts for the Road: The Energy Department and Your Gasoline Pump

by Alicia Moulton (US Department of Energy)  Going “over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house” this holiday season could require a significant amount of gasoline if you’re traveling by car. Before you hit the road to visit relatives

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Troll the Ancient Waste-Oil Carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  “On the way” forever, talked up by all, deployed by some – technologies that handle high free fatty acid feedstocks like used cooking oil are coming into their hey-day, via players like REG, Novozymes, Pacific

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Top 10 Ways to Show Gratitude to Biodiesel Supporters on Thanksgiving

(National Biodiesel Board)  This holiday season, we’re giving thanks to the thousands of businesses that choose biodiesel, a sustainable, green form of American energy. Here are the top 10 ways to show your gratitude to those who support America’s advanced

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California Approves $12 Million for Energy Efficiency and Alternative Fuel Programs

(Imperial Valley News)  ... During its monthly business meeting, the five-member Commission also approved more than $5.1 million in grants to Community Fuels, the Sacramento Area Council of Governments, and the South Coast Air Quality Management District to support their alternative

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What I Can Do to Lessen Our Addiction to Oil? Advanced Biofuels USA Publishes Some Suggestions

What I Can Do to Lessen Our Addiction to Oil? George W. Bush urged the US to “get off our addiction to oil.”  He talked about biofuels made from switchgrass as one solution.  So, how are we doing?  OK, but we

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