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15 hours ago

Renewable Energy Group reports Q4, full year 2014 financials

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Found In:Business, North AmericaThe largest U.S. biodiesel producer sold 287 million gallons of biomass-based diesel in 2014, pulling in revenues of $1.27 billion for the year. Its production capacity increased to 332 MMgy in 2014 while expanding its product lines and into Europe. READ MORE

16 hours ago

Wyo. imposes 24-cent-per-gallon tax on alternative fuels

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Use, North AmericaWyoming Gov. Matthew H. Mead recently signed a bill (HB0009) into law imposing a fuel tax on previously exempt alternative fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol. The new rate of taxation on alternative fuels beginning July 1 is 24 cents per gallon. READ MORE

March 02, 2015

U. of Saskatchewan receives funding for glycerin purification

BY The University of Saskatchewan Found In:Quality, North AmericaWith more than $500,000 in government funding, researchers will be able to purchase highly specialized equipment for the development and commercialization of new, more efficient and affordable glycerol purification and conversion technologies. READ MORE

February 27, 2015

New test proposed to determine origin of biodiesel feedstock

BY Ehsan Ali Found In:FeedstockThis article proposes the development of a technique to easily determine the source of oil or biodiesel based on carbon isotope ratio in different regions of the world. It would be like a litmus test to check the source of oil for biodiesel. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

Iowa road funding bill passes with reduced tax rate for B11

BY The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe Iowa Legislature created a 3-cent per gallon differential tax rate for B11 and higher biodiesel blends in the road funding legislation passed Feb. 24. This provision is expected to boost the availability and sales of cleaner-burning biodiesel. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

US DOE awards $10M to develop innovative bioenergy processes

BY U.S. DOE The U.S. Energy Department's Bioenergy Technologies Office announces the selection of seven projects across the country to receive up to $10 million to support innovative technologies and solutions to help advance bioenergy development. READ MORE

February 24, 2015

Plant built by Pacific Biodiesel up for online auction Feb. 24-26

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Business, Production, North AmericaA 2.5 MMgy multifeedstock biodiesel plant built by Pacific Biodiesel is being sold in an online auction by West Auctions, with bids being accepted 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Feb. 24 through 10 a.m. PT Feb. 26. The courts ordered the plant to be sold. READ MORE

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International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases

May 3-6, 2015
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 1-4, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo

October 26-28, 2015
Hilton Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

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