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Low Carbon Demand Regears Biodiesel Inputs
October 30, 2017 – 5:02 pm | No Comment

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 …

Getting Clever with Fatbergs and Biodiesel – Features Video
June 29, 2017 – 10:06 am | No Comment

(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 …

NBB Highlights 5 Individuals’ Stories for National Biodiesel Day
March 22, 2017 – 3:30 pm | No Comment

(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 …

As OPEC Falls, What Is the Liberated Market Signaling to Producers?
March 22, 2017 – 11:49 am | No Comment

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 …

Mahoney Environmental Signs National Service Agreement With Carrols Corporation
December 14, 2016 – 7:45 pm | No Comment

(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 …

$150,000 Grant to Help Yarmouth’s Biofuel Efforts
November 23, 2016 – 4:17 pm | No Comment

(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 …

U.S. Navy Using Biofuels to Power Fighter Jet Fleet
November 18, 2016 – 12:04 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Maine City Trials Locally Made Biodiesel in Select Vehicles
November 2, 2016 – 10:36 pm | No Comment

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 …

Boeing, COMAC Expand Collaboration on Environmental Efficiency and Sustainable Growth Including Aviation Biofuel
November 2, 2016 – 3:33 pm | No Comment

(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) …

Local College Instructor Attends ‘Summer School’ about Chemistry of Biodiesel
June 14, 2016 – 3:26 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Could Renewable Diesel’s Boom Be Cut Short by Feedstock Access and Availability?
April 11, 2016 – 9:59 am | No Comment

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 …

Make Haste with Waste
April 8, 2016 – 12:08 pm | No Comment

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 …

REG’s Rolling Thunder: What Did Not Kill Them (Falling Oil Prices), Made Them Stronger
April 5, 2016 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

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 …

ARA Delivers Game-Changing 100% Renewable Fuels to the Navy
March 28, 2016 – 5:06 pm | No Comment

(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® …

EPA Funds Small Businesses to Develop Environmental Technologies
February 29, 2016 – 4:57 pm | No Comment

(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 …

What Biodiesel Producers Should Know about Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
January 28, 2016 – 11:10 am | No Comment

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 …

New Biobased Projects Around the World
November 18, 2015 – 10:28 am | No Comment

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 …

Public Meeting Scheduled for New Biofuel Plant on Hershey Drive, Smiths Falls
October 30, 2015 – 3:29 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Turn Your Halloween Pumpkins Into Power
October 29, 2015 – 5:25 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Goin’ Green; County Vehicle Fleet Now Using Biodiesel Fuel
October 27, 2015 – 9:31 am | No Comment

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 …

SG Preston and IHI E&C Announce Strategic Agreement To Engineer and Construct A Portfolio Of Advanced Renewable Fuels Plants
October 21, 2015 – 3:39 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Biodiesel Behemoths (And Now, Diesel Dudes and Chems Kings): The Digest’s new 2015 8-Slide Guide to Renewable Energy Group
October 7, 2015 – 3:47 pm | No Comment

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 …

Biofuel Buses: Transguard UAE Biodiesel Case Study
October 7, 2015 – 2:57 pm | No Comment

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 …

How to Profit from Government Mandates in Biofuels
October 7, 2015 – 2:21 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Is HVO the Holy Grail of the World Biodiesel Market?
September 8, 2015 – 5:05 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Grease Collection in the US: Feedstock for Biodiesel
September 3, 2015 – 6:56 pm | No Comment

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 …

The Innovators: A New U-bend to Prevent the Buildup of Fatbergs in Sewers
September 2, 2015 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

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 …

WEBINAR: Darling Ingredients Inc. U.S. Biofuels Conference Call — August 31, 2015
August 24, 2015 – 2:59 pm | No Comment
WEBINAR:  Darling Ingredients Inc. U.S. Biofuels Conference Call — August 31, 2015

Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) will host a conference call and webcast on Monday, August 31, 2015 to discuss U.S. biofuel industry issues including the Renewable Fuel Standard mandates, biofuel tax policy and the California Low …

What’s U(o)P at UOP? The Renewables Story, Revealed.
July 28, 2015 – 1:01 pm | No Comment

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 …

Schepisi Bill Allowing Biofuel Production in New Jersey Approved by the Assembly
June 30, 2015 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Developers of Biodiesel Fuel Refinery Say It Will Mitigate Toxic Effects on School Children
June 25, 2015 – 8:35 pm | No Comment

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 …

The Aviation Renewable Fuels Imperative
May 26, 2015 – 12:51 pm | No Comment

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% …

Voices from Europe, on Europe and Renewable Fuels
May 26, 2015 – 12:24 pm | One Comment

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 …

BDI Successfully Completes RetroFit Project in Spain
May 14, 2015 – 4:47 pm | No Comment

(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 …

3 Ways to Turn Waste Grease into Biodiesel
May 13, 2015 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Catalyst for Green Biodiesel Production from Unrefined Feedstock
May 13, 2015 – 3:46 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Biodiesel from Waste Grease
April 30, 2015 – 1:51 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Grease-to-Biodiesel Truck Startup Raises nearly $1M
April 7, 2015 – 1:51 pm | No Comment

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 …

Lund Researchers Develop Optimized Two-Phase Enzymatic Process for Production of Biodiesel
April 7, 2015 – 1:24 pm | No Comment

(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 …

The Neodiesel Revolution Heads Offshore: Benefuel, Felda Expand in Malaysia
March 4, 2015 – 6:53 pm | No Comment

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 …

RecOil Project Team Organizes Round Table on Used Cooking Oil
February 17, 2015 – 4:16 pm | No Comment
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 …

Biofuel Facts for the Road: The Energy Department and Your Gasoline Pump
December 18, 2014 – 3:57 pm | No Comment

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 …

Troll the Ancient Waste-Oil Carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la
December 4, 2014 – 7:00 pm | No Comment

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 …

Top 10 Ways to Show Gratitude to Biodiesel Supporters on Thanksgiving
November 25, 2014 – 10:53 am | No Comment

(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 …

California Approves $12 Million for Energy Efficiency and Alternative Fuel Programs
October 10, 2014 – 3:15 pm | No Comment

(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 …

Green Growth: A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities
September 18, 2014 – 1:45 pm | No Comment

by Robert Pollin, Heidi Garrett-Peltier, James Heintz, and Bracken Hendricks  (Center for American Progress)   …   This report quantifies the level of investment required for the United States to align emissions reductions with international goals …

Honolulu City Council Adopts Resolution for Biodiesel Initiative
September 15, 2014 – 7:35 pm | No Comment

(Pacific Biodiesel Technologies/Biodiesel Magazine)  On Sept. 10, the Honolulu City Council adopted a resolution requesting the development of a biodiesel initiative for the city’s existing mass transit diesel vehicles.
Introduced by Stanley Chang, Chair of the …

Answers for Your Questions about the Bioeconomy, Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals and Bioproducts
August 14, 2014 – 6:01 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane  (Biofuels Digest)  … With great sessions at conferences, delegates are usually keen to get a hold of the powerpoint decks. But how do you get a hold of the great Q&A that follows …

Water Environment Research Foundation Selects Drexel University to Perform Extraction from Wastewater Research
August 6, 2014 – 1:54 pm | No Comment

(prweb.com)  The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) has selected Drexel University to perform research that will monitor and quantify the composition of waste greases to improve knowledge about the feasibility of grease-to-biodiesel processes. A key …

UOP’s Ecofining Tech Linked to Massive Renewable Diesel Project in Ohio
August 5, 2014 – 9:57 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Will the old Buckeye Ethanol site in South Point, Ohio be transformed into an ultra-modern base for renewable diesel and jet fuel blendstocks?
That’s the vision for a new project origination …

The Bio-Fuel Sector Is Attracting Some Big Names
May 22, 2014 – 3:06 pm | No Comment

by Reuben Brewer (The Motley Fool)  Solazyme (NASDAQ: SZYM  ) and FutureFuel (NYSE: FF  ) are two relatively small companies largely focused on the emerging bio-fuel market. However, they aren’t the only players in the space. And some of the other companies, …

IncBio Set to Supply Biodiesel Plant in South America
April 17, 2014 – 4:23 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International) IncBio has recently secured an agreement to supply a 55,000 MT/year transesterification plant, for an undisclosed client in South America.
The plant will produce biodiesel from locally produced palm oil and ion exchange resin …

Renewable Energy the Focus of Unique UH, Maui Company Partnership
February 13, 2014 – 7:46 pm | No Comment

(University of Hawaii)  Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are working with Maui based company Pacific Biodiesel to develop a way to make water from restaurant grease traps reusable. The collaboration is an …

Commercializing Enzymatic Biodiesel Production
January 6, 2014 – 12:44 pm | No Comment

by Rebecca Hobden (Viesel Fuel LLC/Biodiesel Magazine)  Viesel Fuel, in collaboration with Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication, has developed and implemented a biodiesel production process using enzymes to produce at a rate of 5 MMgy. The …

Give the Earth the Gift of a Bio-Based New Year’s Resolution
December 24, 2013 – 10:00 am | One Comment

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA) As the old year bows out, we greet the new year with wishes for happiness, good health and renewal.
It’s a time for resolutions to make us better people; to …

The Market for Biodiesel Production from Used Cooking Oils and Fats, Oils and Greases in London
November 22, 2013 – 2:00 pm | No Comment

The Greater London Authority (GLA) wishes to evaluate the potential to reduce the emissions and carbon footprint of the bus fleet in London by using up to B30 biodiesel instead of petrodiesel. Additional sustainability benefits …

Debunking the Myths of Biofuel
November 1, 2013 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

by Jackie Ward (WCSH6.com)  One Maine company is helping turn leftover restaurant grease into a valuable fuel that’s helping other businesses, and the environment, thrive. There are a lot of myths out there about the …

Biofuel Maker Pushes Product Use in Market
October 29, 2013 – 12:21 pm | No Comment

by Eric Ng (South China Morning Post)  ASB Biodiesel seeks to jump-start market for cleaner fuel with fresh call for mandatory blending as it prepares to open plant in Tseung Kwan O
ASB Biodiesel, the developer …

Valero Revamps Approach to Renewable Energy
September 3, 2013 – 5:21 pm | No Comment

by Vickie Vaughan (Fuel Fix)  Valero Energy Corp. has been making adjustments to its investments in renewable energy.
This year the San Antonio refiner quietly pulled out of a partnership to build a cellulosic ethanol plant …

Biodiesel Plant Reaches Capacity in US
August 29, 2013 – 11:44 am | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  Diamond Green Biodiesel, a joint venture between Valero Energy and Darling International, has reached capacity during its start-up phase.
The plant, based next to Valero’s St Charles refinery in Louisiana, began operations in June …

Green Fuels Urges UK Restaurateurs to Consider Making Biodiesel
August 28, 2013 – 2:57 pm | No Comment

(Green Fuels Ltd./Biodiesel Magazine)  As U.K. diesel prices sit at around £1.40 a liter, it continues to make biodiesel at around 30p a liter a very attractive alternative, not to mention the benefits to the …

SCV Energy Company Starts Producing Biodiesel
August 22, 2013 – 12:03 pm | No Comment

(SCV News)  U.S. Energy Initiatives Corp. announced Tuesday that it  has begun producing biodiesel in through its joint venture partner relationship.  This partnership is designed to help meet California’s Mandated Requirement for biodiesel under the …

Darling International Inc. to Acquire Terra Renewal Services, Inc.
August 7, 2013 – 3:10 pm | No Comment

(Darling International/PR NewsWire)    Darling International Inc., … announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the industrial residuals and used cooking oil collection operations of Terra Renewal Services, Inc. Terra Renewal is …

North Carolina’s Growing Strengths: Triangle Biofuels Industries
May 6, 2013 – 6:15 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels Center of North Carolina)  Based in Wilson, Triangle Biofuels Industries produces biodiesel derived primarily from waste vegetable oils (WVO) obtained from local sources. Its target markets are agricultural, marine, residential, governmental, and commercial diesel …

Anaergia Selected by County of Maui to Generate Renewable Fuel from Waste
May 6, 2013 – 1:24 pm | No Comment

(PR NewsWire/Anaergia)  Anaergia Inc. today announced that the County of Maui, Department of Finance and Mayor Alan Arakawa provided the intent to award the Integrated Waste Conversion and Energy Project at the Central Maui Landfill in Puunene …

BlackGold Biofuels Opens Charlotte Recycling Facility
April 23, 2013 – 5:38 pm | No Comment

(BlackGold Biofuels/PR Newswire)  They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. This Earth Day, it certainly rings true for a newly open recycling facility converting wastewater into fuel. BlackGold Biofuels of Charlotte has opened an …

University of Cincinnati Student Presents Pioneering Fuel Technology
March 30, 2013 – 1:15 pm | No Comment

by Arthur Davies (University of Cincinnati)  Current and future researchers alike are teaming up to focus on one common goal: to lead America’s energy efforts. The next generation of scientists have put biodiesel, U.S.’s only …

FOGFUELS™ Announces Partnership with the City of Atlanta
February 12, 2013 – 10:10 am | No Comment

(FOGFUELS)  The City of Atlanta Brings on FOGFUELS to Help Clean Up Sewage and Create a Sustainable Energy Source
FOGFUELS™ announced a new partnership with the City of Atlanta. FOGFUELS will use its patented process to transform …

Ben Franklin to Invest $354,876 In Regional Economic Development
January 23, 2013 – 6:25 pm | No Comment

(Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania)
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $354,876 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help …

Biodiesel Facility Opens in Cherokee
December 26, 2012 – 7:29 pm | No Comment

(Cherokee One Feather)  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is making its own biodiesel fuel from waste oil and grease in a new facility located behind the Cherokee Transportation Center.  The facility, which can make …

University of Cincinnati Collaboration Leads to Biodiesel Research
June 13, 2012 – 12:03 pm | No Comment

by Feoshia Henderson  (SoapboxMedia)  Fueled by a US EPA grant, University of Cincinnati faculty and students are leading an effort to transform cooking grease into biodiesel on a regional scale.
This project is a collaboration among UC, the …

Community Trap Grease Biodiesel Project Seeks Additional Funding
April 17, 2012 – 10:27 am | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  A research team investigating the possibility converting trap grease collected from Cincinnati sewer systems into biodiesel will be presenting the initial results of its project at the U.S. EPA’s 2012 …

Four-Star Biofuels: How the Pentagon Is Outpacing Civilians in Gen2 Adoption
March 23, 2012 – 8:21 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In “Four Star Biofuels: How the Pentagon Is Outpacing Civilians in Gen2 Adoption” a special Raymond James look at the military and biofuels demand, Pavel Molchanov writes: “A key differentiator …

An All-of-the-Above Approach to Energy in America
March 20, 2012 – 1:38 pm | No Comment

by Sarah Bittleman (USDA/25 x ’25)  America needs and is developing a reliable, sustainable, fuel supply. If we are able to produce more of it here at home – rather than relying on foreign oil – …

Norfolk Southern Pens Deal with Dynamic Fuels and Mansfield Oil
February 14, 2012 – 12:36 pm | No Comment

(Syntroleum)  Norfolk Southern becomes first fleet user in the U.S. to deploy clean renewable diesel
Dynamic Fuels, LLC and Mansfield Oil Company have signed an agreement to supply renewable diesel to Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE / …

Kitchen Grease Fuels House Bill
June 6, 2011 – 1:53 pm | No Comment

by Anne Blythe (The Charlotte Observer)  Yellow kitchen grease has become as good as gold as gasoline prices soar and biodiesel fuel becomes more appealing.
Just as one industry’s waste becomes a hot commodity for another, …

Enzymes Turn Vegetable Oils into Fuel through a Flexible Two-Step Process
June 3, 2011 – 7:33 am | No Comment

by Lee Swee Heng (Physorg.com)  Biodiesel is a promising future fuel, particularly because it can be made from a wide variety of renewable sources such as crude vegetable oils and waste fats produced by commercial …

Joint Venture Secures Financing For Renewable Diesel Facility
June 1, 2011 – 1:31 pm | No Comment

(Daily Markets/PRNewsWire)  Darling International Inc. today (May 31, 2011) announced that Diamond Green Diesel LLC, its previously announced joint venture project with Valero Energy Corporation, has secured financing for the planned construction of its renewable …

Veggie Oil Shortage Slows County Biodiesel Plan
May 25, 2011 – 6:59 am | No Comment

by Laura Johnson (Anniston Star)  Inside the Calhoun County Highway Department’s complex at McClellan, Eric Feemster brews batches of biodiesel fuel.
…It’s a program that has garnered Calhoun County two awards from state associations in the …

Ford and Georgia Tech Partner on “Green Eco School Bus” – Nation’s First Hydraulic Hybrid School Bus Conversion
May 16, 2011 – 2:30 pm | No Comment

(Ford)  The Ford Motor Company Fund and the Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering on the nation’s first conversion of a traditional school bus to a hydraulic hybrid vehicle that runs on recycled biofuel. Atlanta …

Hungary’s MOL To Make Fuel From Used Cooking Oil
May 13, 2011 – 11:13 am | No Comment

(XPatLoop.com)  “MOL will from mid-May collect waste cooking oil at its 100 petrol stations and make bio-fuel from it,” spokeswoman Andrea Pánczél announced. The cooking oil will be processed by Rossi Biofuel’s unit in Komárom. …

Greenergy International (UK) to Begin Producing Biodiesel From Solid Food Waste
May 9, 2011 – 11:03 am | No Comment

(Biofuels Journal)  Greenergy, a privately owned company that supplies one fifth of Britain’s road fuel, announced May 6 that it has begun producing biodiesel from food waste.
In a unique partnership with Brocklesby Ltd, a specialist …

Fryer Grease Rustling Rises Due to Oil Price Hikes
April 29, 2011 – 4:57 pm | No Comment

by David Hendee (Reuters)  Rises in fuel prices have led to an increase in the number of used fryer grease rustlers roaming restaurant alleys in the United States.
Grease thefts have spiked whenever fuel prices climbed …

UGES Expands New York Rail-to-Rack Biodiesel Terminal
March 30, 2011 – 1:13 pm | No Comment

by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine)  Ultra Green Energy Services Inc. expanded operations at the New Hyde Park Fuel Terminal in New Hyde Park, N.Y., by increasing railcar storage capacity by 30 percent. The terminal, owned …

Turning Grease Into Gold: Two Startups Making Big Leaps in Biofuels
March 21, 2011 – 7:44 am | No Comment

by Allison Arieff  (Good)  Two innovative companies, Blackgold Biofuels and FogBusters, are unlocking the power of fat, oil, and grease (more pleasingly referred to in aggregate as “FOG”). The two startups are the runners-up in Imagine …

Freedom Environmental Acquires David M. Hickman Septic Service Company of West Chester, PA
March 14, 2011 – 7:36 am | No Comment

(CityBizList Philadelphia)  Freedom Environmental Services announces today that it has acquired in an asset purchase the business and assets of David M. Hickman Septic Service Company, a family owned residential and commercial septic service company operating …

Thieves Busted Stealing Gallons of Used Cooking Grease
January 31, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment

(KSN.com)  …At 5:30 Tuesday morning at an east Wichita Burger King, an alert manager saw someone with a Ford truck sucking out the grease from storage containers in the back of the restaurant which contained …

REVIVAL! Hawai’i Bi-O Style: Elite Squad of Scientists Aim to Boost Hawaii via Bioenergy
October 26, 2010 – 6:52 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …Hawaii is a code word meaning “paradise” not only to sun-starved tourists, but to bioenergy developers. It has all the hallmarks of the “perfect market”.
1. A state that generates no …

Biodiesel Catching on with Brazilian Underclass
October 25, 2010 – 9:53 am | No Comment

(Just Means)  The MIT’s IDEAS Competition challenges members of the MIT community to come up with good ideas that make a positive change in the world. One of this years’ winning teams is doing just …

Biofuel Expanding to the Big Island
February 18, 2010 – 11:23 am | No Comment

by Peter Sur (West Hawaii Today)  A new biodiesel plant that will produce 2.6 million gallons a year is planned for Keaau. …Now an undeveloped property, a little more than a year from now the …