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Enerkem Produces a New Clean, Renewable Alternative Solution to Diesel Fuel for the Transportation Sector

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Canada, we hear that Enerkem has tested and validated the production of fuel-grade bio-DME made from unrecoverable carbon-rich municipal solid waste. More than 1,000 hours

September 26, 2018 Read Full Article

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.

September 18, 2018 Read Full Article

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

August 23, 2018 Read Full Article

To Kill Climate Rule, EPA Wants to Redefine Danger of Soot

by Niina Heikkinen (E&E News)   Whether it’s in haze-shrouded cities, plumes of car exhaust or even clear skies, fine particle pollution can be found just about everywhere in the United States.

August 7, 2018 Read Full Article

The Battle for Octane: Ethanol or Aromatics?

by Steve Vander Griend (Urban Air Initiative)  After learning about the clean octane benefits of ethanol, you may wonder why oil refineries still choose the toxic octane source of aromatics. A

July 24, 2018 Read Full Article

The Sustainable City further Reduces Its Carbon Footprint by Adopting B100 Bio-Diesel

(Go Dubai) The renewable fuel alternative is manufactured from the used cooking oil produced by restaurants at The Sustainable City  —  The Sustainable City, the Middle East’s first fully operational sustainable community,

July 19, 2018 Read Full Article

Is Diesel a Future Fuel? A Discussion with Allen Schaeffer, Diesel Technology Forum

by Tim Esterdahl (PickUpTruckTalk) Allen Schaeffer of the Diesel Technology Forum joins Tim to discuss the current state of diesel and its future. We talk about how clean and quiet diesel engines are becoming

July 18, 2018 Read Full Article

Skangas Fuels the Tanker Fure Vinga with Liquefied Biogas (LBG)

(SkanGas)  Skangas have supplied the leading Swedish shipping company and LNG pioneer Furetank with Liquefied Biogas (LBG) – a renewable and environmentally friendly fuel. The Swedish LBG was delivered to Furetank’s

July 18, 2018 Read Full Article

Air Pollution: Agriculture and Transport Emissions Continue to Pose Problems in Meeting Agreed Limits

(European Environment Agency)  Emissions from agriculture and transport continue to pose problems for European Union Member States in meeting EU and United Nations air pollution limits, according to updated data published

July 17, 2018 Read Full Article

Royal Netherlands Air Force First to Operate F-16 Fighting Falcon on SAF

(Bioenergy International)  Over the next fortnight, one F-16 Fighting Falcon of the Royal Netherlands Air Force will operate from Leeuwarden Air Base on a 5 percent blend of sustainable aviation fuel

July 11, 2018 Read Full Article

AAPCA Releases 2018 Edition of The Greatest Story Seldom Told

(Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies)  Today, the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (AAPCA) released the 2018 edition of The Greatest Story Seldom Told: Profiles and Success Stories in Air Pollution

July 3, 2018 Read Full Article

Air Liquide Inaugurates a Biomethane Production Unit in France

(Air Liquide/Biomass Magazine)  On June 22, in Cestas, near Bordeaux, France, Air Liquide inaugurates a biomethane production unit and a multi-energy distribution station nearby. Thanks to its complete mastery of the

June 27, 2018 Read Full Article

Mexican Court Overturns Ethanol Blending Injunction

by Josh Pedrick (Platts)  A federal tribunal in Mexico Thursday overturned an injunction blocking ethanol blending from climbing to 10% from 5.8%, two sources connected to the case told S&P Global

June 15, 2018 Read Full Article

Scania and Line 132 Will Use Pure Biodiesel

by Emiliano Huergo (Clarin Rural)  Claudio Molina, Executive Director of the Argentine Association of Biofuels and Hydrogen (AABH), announced that the line of collectives 132 of the Federal Capital will begin to

June 15, 2018 Read Full Article

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

The Manhattan Institute looked at “zero emission vehicles” and found: Broad-based adoption of ZEVs will increase overall emissions of sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen, and particulates, compared with the same

May 15, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Short Circuit: The High Cost of Electric Vehicle Subsidies

(Manhattan Institute)  Many claim that “zero-emissions vehicles” (ZEVs), especially battery-powered electric vehicles, should replace most, if not all, cars and trucks powered by gasoline-burning internal combustion engines. The primary rationale is

May 15, 2018 Read Full Article

New Research Shows the Health Benefits of Ethanol-Fueled Cookstoves

by Jieyi Lu (Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  Today, about three billion people still cook and heat their homes with traditional stoves and solid fuels worldwide. These fuels and stoves are

May 7, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

New REG Ultra Clean Diesel Blends Renewable Diesel, Biodiesel

by Betsy Lillian (NGT Journal)  Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG) has launched the REG Ultra Clean Diesel, what the company claims is among the lowest-emission diesel fuels on the market. The patent-pending fuel

May 3, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Urban Air Initiative: Leading Off — Why Did a Retired Oil Refinery Engineer Turn into an Ethanol Advocate?

(Urban Air Initiative)  The resistance to ethanol expansion is really about politics and a desire to squash competition. But if you weed through all of PR campaigns and simply evaluate fuel

April 27, 2018 Read Full Article

Compatibility of Mid-Level Biodiesel Blends in Vehicles in Indonesia

by Stephanie Searle and Kristine Bitnere (International Council on Clean Transportation)  Indonesia promotes biodiesel consumption through a blending mandate and a subsidy program. The current required biodiesel blend level in transport

April 20, 2018 Read Full Article

SF Tour Boat Company Switches Entire Fleet to Renewable Diesel

by Betsy Lillian (NGT News)  Red and White Fleet, a San Francisco tour boat company, has switched its entire fleet of vessels from petroleum diesel to Neste MY Renewable Diesel. Neste

April 17, 2018 Read Full Article

New Studies Show Ethanol Reduces Emissions And Improves Air Quality

(Urban Air Initiative)  Ethanol blends reduce toxic tailpipe emissions by up to 50%, significantly improving air quality and protecting public health according to two new studies. The separate studies were conducted

April 11, 2018 Read Full Article

Urban Air Initiative Discredits Sierra Club’s Inaccurate Assumptions About Ethanol

(Urban Air Initiative)  In an effort to rebut erroneous assumptions about ethanol’s health effects in a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club, the Urban Air Initiative submitted an amicus brief describing

April 6, 2018 Read Full Article

First Car Driving with Global Bioenergies’ Renewable Gasoline

(Global Bioenergies)  First Audi car to drive at the Montlhéry circuit using over 34% renewable gasoline; One-cylinder engine testing results confirm renewable gasoline has very high performances; Start of the on-road testing

April 5, 2018 Read Full Article

Off-Road Engines, Aftertreatment Systems Perform Well on B100

(AGQM/Biodiesel Magazine)  The University of Rostock demonstrates in current research results that off-road engines conforming to exhaust emission category EU Stage IV are suitable for operation with pure biodiesel. The German

February 21, 2018 Read Full Article

When It Comes to Air Pollution, the Tiniest Particles Might Be the Worst

by Patrick J. Kiger (HowStuffWorks)  … But in recent years, scientists have found increasing evidence of health risks from a part of air pollution that we don’t see, and that isn’t yet

February 5, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Study: Renewable Diesel Doing Its Part

(Trucking Info/Neste)  According to a recent study by Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GMA), renewable diesel (RD) is playing an active part in ensuring that heavy-duty vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, are

January 31, 2018 Read Full Article

Illinois Soybean Association : B20 Biodiesel Use Translates To $1.2M Health Cost Savings

(4-Traders) New calculations show an estimated $1.2 million in health cost savings for Illinois communities where B20 biodiesel fuel is used routinely in diesel vehicles. The calculations come from data submitted

January 24, 2018 Read Full Article

More Countries Adopting Ethanol Policies

by Bliss Baker (Global Renewable Fuels Alliance /Ethanol Producer Magazine)  … Encouragingly, despite an extended period of uncertainty and less-than-ideal market circumstances, free trade has enabled global biofuel production to continue

January 22, 2018 Read Full Article

My Voice: A ‘Swing and a Miss’ from the USDA

by Doug Sombke (Argus Leader/South Dakota Farmers Union)  Our esteemed U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released a report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity. While it is hard to

January 18, 2018 Read Full Article

Germany’s First Biogas-Fueled, CO2 Neutral Fleet Features the Stralis NP

(Iveco/NGV Journal)  IVECO supplied five Stralis NP trucks to VERBIO Logistik GmbH, which will run the new vehicles on biomethane generated from straw, taking a significant step towards CO2 neutral transport in

January 17, 2018 Read Full Article

A New Years Resolution for EPA: Do Your Job!

by Doug Sombke (South Dakota Farmers Union/Biofuels Digest)  …  I am referring to the mandatory requirements in the Clean Air Act that EPA enforce section 202 (l), the “clean octane” provision designed

January 3, 2018 0 comment Read Full Article

Biofuels Could Reduce Contrail Formation, Research Finds

by Sean Broderick (AIN Online) Biofuels offer more than an alternative to hydrocarbons; they also reduce jet-engine particle emissions by as much as 70 percent, research by a NASA-led group suggests.

December 26, 2017 Read Full Article

TERM 2017: Mixed Progress for Europe’s Transport Sector in Meeting Environment, Climate Goals

(European Environment Agency)  Europe’s transport sector is making only mixed progress in meeting its environment, health and climate policy targets, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment published today (December

December 14, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Tri Delta Transit Goes All-In with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

by Joseph Bebon (NGT News) Tri Delta Transit, which provides public transportation in Eastern Contra Costa County, Calif., has switched its entire fleet of transit buses from operating on petroleum diesel

December 7, 2017 Read Full Article

Lo-Carb at Ay Speed: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  There are two approaches to encouraging low-carbon fuels  — volumetric mandates and carbon reduction incentives. What is different about a Low Carbon Fuel Standard — as compared

December 5, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

City of Vancouver, FortisBC Working Together to Tackle Climate Change

(FortisBC)  …  Together, FortisBC and Vancouver are working to increase the use and supply of renewable natural gas. FortisBC is an industry leader in renewable energy innovation through programs such

November 28, 2017 Read Full Article

School District Achieves 20-Year Milestone with Biodiesel

(Diesel Technology Forum)  Medford Township Public Schools in Medford, N.J., this month celebrates the 20-year anniversary of its transition to cleaner-burning biodiesel in its school bus fleet. Medford is the nation’s

November 21, 2017 Read Full Article

SEAT Delivers Largest Biomethane Vehicle Fleet in Switzerland

(NGV Journal/SPIE Switzerland)  The event marking the delivery to SPIE Switzerland Ltd of 30 SEAT Leon ST TGI models running on natural gas/biogas took place on October 17 at the Bern

November 8, 2017 Read Full Article

Why Palm Biodiesel Producers Should Keep Pushing R&D and Make Palm Oil Biodiesel More Environmentally Friendly

by Yamin Vong  (The Sun)  … The European Union is campaigning against palm bio-diesel and the European Parliament appears to be determined to ratify the Palm Oil and Deforestation of the Rainforests

November 6, 2017 Read Full Article

Now Cars Can Fill up with Biodiesel

by Hu Min (Shanghai Daily)  … Now private vehicles are able to run on a mixture of biodiesel fuels following more than 100 buses already on Shanghai roads that are doing so.

October 31, 2017 Read Full Article

Opinion: Biofuels Sustainable, Essential To Aviation’s Future

by Adam Klauber, Isaac Toussie, Steve Csonka and Barbara Bramble (Aviation Week & Space Technology)  To some, biofuels conjure negative images of industrial-scale agriculture with cornstalks as far as the eye

October 25, 2017 Read Full Article

E20 for the EU?

(Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association)  A recent study by the European Commission Directorate-General for Climate Action identifies E20 as the optimal ethanol blend for the EU. The study, which outlines an extensive economic and

October 12, 2017 Read Full Article

Scania Will Provide Clean Buses to 20 Major Cities

(Scania) Scania today joins the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets with a commitment to, by 2018, provide modern soot-free buses to 20 major cities in Africa, Asia, Latin

October 10, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol Groups Comment on CAFE-GHG Standards

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and American Coalition for Ethanol have all submitted public comments to U.S. EPA and National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

October 10, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

The Message Is Clear: We Must Create Demand

by Doug Durante (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Growth above 15 billion gallons will require new markets and widespread understanding of ethanol’s carbon-reduction value.  —  … The guaranteed market for 15 billion gallons has

September 26, 2017 Read Full Article

Brazilian Study Cites Health Benefits of Ethanol

by Alan Harman (Wards Auto)  “These results reinforce the need for public policies to encourage the use of biofuels, as they clearly show that the public loses in health what they

September 11, 2017 Read Full Article

More Is Less

by Doug Durante (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Urban Air Institute) … We need more ethanol in gasoline, and in so doing, we will get less drain on our wallets, less toxic aromatics, less

August 30, 2017 Read Full Article

European Commission Study Highlights Benefits of Higher Ethanol Fuel Blends

(ePURE)  Newly released report finds that increasing ethanol in petrol helps improve air quality and reduces oil dependency —  A new report published by the European Commission highlights several benefits

August 30, 2017 Read Full Article

More Ethanol Equals Improved Air Quality and Reduced Oil Dependency

(Biofuels International)  A new report from the European Commission highlights several benefits of higher ethanol blends in petrol, including reduced emissions of dangerous pollutants and improvements in car engine performance.

August 29, 2017 Read Full Article

New Additive Hands Biodiesel the Win as Cleanest Liquid Fuel in the U.S.

(National Biodiesel Board/PR Newswire)  CARB approval makes America’s Advanced Biofuel key to meet carbon reduction goals  —  The California Air Resource Board announced on July 20, 2017 that it has certified a

July 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Ireland’s Public Transport Fleets Will Begin Transition to Sustainability

(Gas Networks Ireland/NGV Journal)  The National Transport Authority announced that Ireland’s public transport fleet will begin the journey to sustainability. Thus, energy company Gas Networks Ireland has called on the

July 24, 2017 Read Full Article

Gasoline-to-Ethanol Switch Reduces Number of Tiny, Harmful Particles in the Air

by Daryl Worthington (Biofuels International)  New research claims that the concentration of ultrafine particles less than 50 nanometres in diameter, which studies have shown to be harmful to human health,

July 20, 2017 Read Full Article

Neste Biodiesel Reduces Particulate Emissions by ‘up to 60%’

(Biofuels International)  According to a new study, Neste MY Renewable Diesel usage reduces particulate emissions in working machines by up to 60%. The study, led by Tampere University of Technology,

July 6, 2017 Read Full Article

Micro-Algae Biodiesel Reduces up to 80 pct High-Powered Engines Contamination

(Fish Information & Services)  The first Chilean tests of microalgae biodiesel in high-powered diesel engines show that a reduction of gases emissions and particulate matter of up to 80 per

June 26, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

DLR and Lufthansa Technik Investigate Biofuels in New Study

(DLR) In a large-scale test, DLR combustion researchers investigated the use of biofuels as well as blends of biofuels and kerosene in a real engine. Biofuels have the potential to

June 12, 2017 Read Full Article

Heineken Brews Biofuel Barge Plan to Cut Emissions

by Turloch Mooney (JOC.com) Heineken is working on a joint pilot with a marine biofuels maker and goods distributor to use low emission barges for exports from The Netherlands. The pilot

June 9, 2017 Read Full Article

Aemetis Wins $6 million Biodiesel Supply Contract with India Government Oil Companies

(Aemetis)  Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX) announced today (May 10, 2017) that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary has won its first contract to supply biodiesel to the India government-owned Oil Marketing Companies

May 12, 2017 Read Full Article

Ethanol at Forefront on Earth Day

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews Publications)  Renewable fuels have come a long way since the first Earth Day 47 years ago, when gasohol was promoted as a way to reduce petroleum

May 2, 2017 Read Full Article

UAI Challenges CRC Ethanol Study, Calls Test Procedures Flawed

(Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Urban Air Initiative is calling the results of a new Coordinating Research Council emissions study “one more example of the biased and flawed testing procedures used

March 31, 2017 Read Full Article

Renewable Diesel Fuel a New Component in the Advancement Of Clean Diesel Technology

(Diesel Technology Forum)  With national and international policies moving toward a low-carbon, sustainable future, advanced clean diesel technologies and the

March 30, 2017 Read Full Article

Climate Change: Biofuels ‘Could Limit Jet Contrails’

by Jonathan Amos (BBC)  Some close-quarter flying has provided new insights into aircraft pollution.  —  US space agency-led scientists flew small,

March 28, 2017 Read Full Article

NASA-Led Study Confirms that Aviation Biofuels Can Be a Boon for the Environment

by Alan Boyle (GeekWire/Yahoo!)  A NASA-led study demonstrates that airplanes powered by biofuels can emit up to 70 percent less particulate

March 16, 2017 0 comment Read Full Article

Health Effects Institute Takes Hard Look at Ethanol vs Aromatics

by David Hallberg (Ethanol Producer Magazine/Urban Air Initiative)  Candid discussions at the Health Effects Institute offer hope ethanol’s positive emissions

February 14, 2017 Read Full Article

Waste to Fuels Viability: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys Economics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Velocys enables modular gas-to-liquids and biomass-to-liquids plants to convert unconventional, remote and problem gas and

February 8, 2017 Read Full Article

SUNLIQUID® 20: Fleet Test with Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Proves Fuel Quality

(Clariant)  A plus for the environment: Improves particle count emissions and guarantees significant reductions in CO2 emissions using sunliquid® cellulosic

February 6, 2017 Read Full Article

Any Tax on Biodiesel Discourages Users, Killing This Sunrise Industry

by Sandeep Chaturvedi  (Biodiesel Association of India/Business Standard)  Biodiesel is being promoted world over as a green fuels to mitigate harmful

January 25, 2017 Read Full Article

Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines Release Aviation Biofuel Infrastructure Findings

(Port of Seattle) Existing pipeline, transportation resources, zoning and land use laws could accommodate new aviation biofuel blending, storage and delivery

January 17, 2017 Read Full Article

A California Company Develops Nanotechnology Combining Ethanol with Corn Oil for a New Blendstock that Reduces Diesel Emissions

by Debbie Sniderman (Ethanol Producer Magazine/VI Ventures LLC)  One of the biggest technology upgrades for the ethanol industry in the past

November 21, 2016 Read Full Article

Ethanol Reduces a Variety of Harmful Emissions, New Study Finds

by Rebecca Chillrud  (Energy and Environmental Study Institute)  …  Traditional biofuels like ethanol can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 19-48

November 1, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Driven by Propel Fuels, California Now Leads the Nation in Low Carbon Fuels

(Propel/MarketWired)  Young and Diverse Californians at the Center of Surge in Low Carbon Fuel Volumes in Major Oil Industry Transition

September 15, 2016 Read Full Article

Biofuels Present Solution to Harmful Airborne Chemicals

by David Vandergriend (Sacramento Bee)   … But the day-to-day threat facing many communities doesn’t come from carbon. It comes from

September 11, 2016 Read Full Article

Biodiesel a Fuel Option for Army Workboats

by John Simpson (Engineering 360) A three-year study to evaluate the feasibility of using biodiesel fuel in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

September 11, 2016 Read Full Article

Biodiesel from the Right Sources Can Burn More Cleanly than Regular Diesel: Report

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In California, the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium at San José State University released a study

August 30, 2016 Read Full Article

EPA Releases Endangerment Finding for Aircraft, Good News for Biofuels

by Rebecca Chillrud  (Energy and Environmental Study Institute)  … On July 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its endangerment

August 2, 2016 Read Full Article

DOE Issues Report on Reducing Commercial Aviation GHG Emissions

by Katie Fletcher (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. DOE’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recently released a report dedicated

July 21, 2016 Read Full Article

GoodFuels Marine Signs up Dutch Dredging as Second Major Dredging Customer on Sustainable Marine Biofuels

(Dutch Dredging)  Dutch Dredging has kicked off its year round operation on sustainable “drop-in” marine biofuel out of the Dutch

July 5, 2016 Read Full Article

Air Pollution Linked to 6.5 Million Deaths a Year, Study Says, with the Highest Concentration in Asia

by Melissa Chan (Time Magazine)  Air pollution contributes to about 6.5 million deaths each year, the International Energy Agency warned in

July 5, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

Renewable Diesel Proves Viable for Construction Trucks and Equipment

(Gas & Electricity)  By now, most are familiar with biodiesel. It is a cost-effective and more environmentally friendly alternative to

June 23, 2016 Read Full Article

Designing Tomorrow’s Fuels for Tomorrow’s Engines: DOE’s Co-Optima

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  Between June 6 and 10, the Department of Energy (DOE) held its Annual Merit Review

June 10, 2016 Read Full Article

Are Ethanol Opponents Sniffing Glue? Something Is Making Them Dizzy!

by Marc J. Rauch (The Auto Channel)  … In preparation for this hearing and EPA process, a group called American Council For

June 10, 2016 Read Full Article

UIA Calls on CARB to Recognize Role of Ethanol in Reducing Carbon

(Urban Air Initiative/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  In comments recently filed with the California Air Resources Board, the Urban Air Initiative made

June 1, 2016 Read Full Article

Commercial Aircraft Propulsion and Energy Systems Research: Reducing Global Carbon Emissions (2016)

by Committee on Propulsion and Energy Systems to Reduce Commercial Aviation Carbon Emissions; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Division on

June 1, 2016 Read Full Article

Point/Counterpoint: Is It Time for Greens To Reassess Their Opposition to Ethanol?

by Senator Timothy Wirth and C. Boyden Gray (Yale Environment 360)  The criticism of ethanol by environmentalists is misguided and

May 28, 2016 Read Full Article

Urban Air Initiative, Energy Future Coalition Challenge EPA Data on Ethanol’s Lifecycle Emissions

(Urban Air Initiative)  Urban Air Initiative joined the Energy Future Coalition and the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition (GBC) in calling on

April 11, 2016 Read Full Article

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

March 28, 2016 Read Full Article

Climate and Health Impacts of US Emissions Reductions Consistent with 2 °C

by Drew T. Shindell, Yunha Lee & Greg Faluvegi (Nature Climate Change)  An emissions trajectory for the US consistent with 2 °C

February 23, 2016 0 comment Read Full Article

What Do the Super Bowl, UPS, the City of San Francisco and the Local Water Untility in Eugene, Oregon All Have in Common?

(Diesel Technology Forum) They are all committed to using renewable diesel fuel.  Interest in renewable diesel fuel is growing quickly

January 28, 2016 Read Full Article

Next Step for Volt, Green Car of the Year, Should Be E85 Capability

by Landon Hall (Fuel Freedom Foundation)  Don’t let all the accolades go to your head, Chevy Volt. You’re still not

January 25, 2016 Read Full Article

Eni Research Brings You Eni Diesel +

(Eni)  This is another great example of Eni’s focus on sustainable innovation. Starting from next Monday, 18 January, the new

January 22, 2016 Read Full Article

Virent Bio-Jet Provides More than 50% Reduction in Particulate Matter Emissions

(Virent)  Rolls-Royce Testing Demonstrates Virent Synthesized Aromatic Kerosene (SAK) Bio-Jet Fuel Blend Provides Health and Environmental Benefits While Maintaining Engine

January 8, 2016 Read Full Article

Protecting Public Health Through Cleaner Fuels and Lower Emissions

(Environmental and Energy Study Institute)  The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing examining the health impacts of

December 18, 2015 Read Full Article

Statoil Announces New Biodiesel Based on Offal

by Peder Qvale  (TU (Google translation))  Should cost as much as regular diesel.  —  For a few weeks back, the

October 27, 2015 Read Full Article

Volkswagen NOxGate Probe Widens

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  A 6-year Volkswagen scheme to defraud emissions regulators, uncovered by the US Environmental Protection Agency

September 22, 2015 Read Full Article

Neste’s NEXBTL Renewable Diesel Retail Availability Expands into Southern California

(Neste/Bloomberg/Globe Newswire)  After a very successful debut in Northern California, Neste’s NEXBTL renewable diesel is now also available to drivers

August 17, 2015 Read Full Article

EPA’s ‘MOVES’ Could Cripple Higher Ethanol Blends

by Dave VanderGriend (Ethanol Producer Magazine/ICM/Urban Air Initiative)  … The RFS is very important to our industry, but focusing on it alone,

August 17, 2015 Read Full Article

Time For a Reality Check On Computer Models

by Bob Dinneen (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Predictive computer models have their place, writes Bob Dinneen of the RFA,

January 20, 2015 Read Full Article

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