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Evonik, Siemens to make chemicals from CO2, eco-electricity

BY Evonik Corp. Found In:Business, Production, EuropeEvonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert CO2 into specialty chemicals. The two companies are working on electrolysis and fermentation processes in a joint research project called Rheticus. READ MORE

January 18, 2018

'White grease' suffocating fuel filters not biodiesel-related

BY Paul Nazzaro Found In:Quality, Use, North AmericaThe historic cold snap that gripped New England and the Mid-Atlantic to kick off the New Year challenged fuel handlers throughout the region, causing sporadic operational issues for diesel fuel, heating oil professionals and their customers. READ MORE

January 18, 2018

Congress urged to pass biodiesel tax credit in budget negotiation

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Policy, North AmericaAs a U.S. government shutdown looms unless lawmakers can agree on a budget before midnight Jan. 19, biodiesel companies are pressing Congress to pass the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit, which expired more than a year ago for the fifth time. READ MORE

January 17, 2018

EU Parliament vote on RED II puts ILUC debate to rest

BY The EU Biodiesel Chain Found In:Policy, EuropeThe EU Parliament plenary vote Jan. 17 on the post-2020 EU Renewable Energy Directive rebalanced an initially negative Environment Committee report. Parliament decided not to reopen the indirect land use change debate, which was settled in 2015. READ MORE

January 15, 2018

Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott wins 2018 Biodiesel Marketing Award

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Distribution, North AmericaThe Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, has been awarded the 2018 Biodiesel Marketing Award by Bill Northey, the state's agriculture secretary. Iowa 80 Truckstop began offering biodiesel in 2002. Today it offers blends from B11 to B20 year-round. READ MORE

January 15, 2018

llinois claims top soybean production spot in 2017

BY The Illinois Soybean Association Found In:Feedstock, North AmericaIllinois continues to top the nation in soybean production, a title it has claimed four of the past five seasons. If Illinois were a country, it would be the fourth largest soybean-producing country in the world after the U.S., Brazil and Argentina. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

Innoltek acquires Evoleum biodiesel plant in Quebec

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaCanadian biodiesel producer Innoltek Inc., based in Thetford Mines, Quebec, where it operates a 5 MMly biodiesel facility, has acquired the 19 MMly Evoleum biodiesel plant formerly known as QFI Biodiesel in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. READ MORE

INDUSTRY EVENTS

2018 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 16-18, 2018
Cobb Galleria Centre
Atlanta, Georgia

2018 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 11-13, 2018
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

Advanced Biofuels Conference

June 11-13, 2018
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

2018 National Biodiesel Conference

January 22-25, 2018
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas

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