4 hours ago

US EPA invites comments on GHG emissions analysis of jatropha oil

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, North America, Latin AmericaThe U.S. EPA is inviting comment on its analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the production and transport of jatropha oil for biodiesel, renewable diesel and other biofuels to qualify as part of the renewable fuel standard. READ MORE

23 hours ago

Scania approves use of renewable diesel in Euro 6 engines

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Use, EuropeSweden-based heavy-duty truck and bus manufacturer Scania has approved use of renewable diesel, or hydrotreated vegetable oil, in its Euro 6 range provided it meets technical specification TS15940. Scania is owned by Volkswagen AG. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

Portuguese biodiesel firm IncBio completes new HQ renovations

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, EuropePortugal-based biodiesel engineering company IncBio has completed renovations on its new headquarters in Maia to accommodate growth. IncBio says it is growing at a rate of more than 300 percent in 2015. The move from Porto began late last year. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

Peats Soil fuels new Scania fleet with its own B100 in Australia

BY Scania Australia Found In:Use, Asia-PacificWillunga, South Australia-based Peats Soil has developed its own biodiesel manufacturing plant, utilizing dirty water it collects from food manufacturing locations. The biodiesel will be used to fuel a new fleet of 13 Scania trucks. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

REG acquires various KiOR plant assets for $1.5 million

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, North AmericaAfter receiving court approval, REG Synthetic Fuels is purchasing certain equipment from the bankrupt KiOR cellulosic diesel plant in Mississippi, including a 12-million gallon hydrotreating unit, distillation column and tankage, for $1.5 million. READ MORE

October 05, 2015

Hawaii regulators approve biodiesel contract for HECO plants

BY Pacific Biodiesel Technologies Found In:Use, North AmericaThe contract between Hawaiian Electric and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies to supply biodiesel for Oahu power generators has been approved by Hawaii regulators. The two-year contract starts in November and is for a minimum of 2 MMgy and up to 3 MMgy. READ MORE

October 02, 2015

AGQM develops no-harm test for biodiesel heating oil stabilizers

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Use, EuropeDue to increasing demand for biodiesel-blended heating oil, the German biodiesel quality management association AGQM is offering for the first time a test to assess oxidation stabilizers for FAME that is intended for blending with heating oil. READ MORE


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