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LSU grad student uses E. coli to create biodiesel feedstock

BY Louisiana State University Found In:Feedstock, North AmericaTatiana Mello of Piracicaba, Brazil, a mechanical engineering graduate student at Louisiana State University, is currently working on genetically engineering and optimizing E. coli to produce bioproducts, like biodiesel, in a cost-effective manner. READ MORE

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Muenzer’s 1st community-scale UCO biodiesel plant in India opens

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Feedstock, Production, Asia-PacificConstruction of the community-scale biodiesel plant in Navi Mumbai began last year, and the official opening of the new production facility just recently took place. The plant is scaled at 3,000 tons, or more than 900,000 gallons, per year. READ MORE

February 20, 2019

Germany’s foreign trade of biodiesel at record level

BY UFOP Found In:Distribution, EuropeThe German Federal Statistical Office has confirmed Germany’s brisk foreign trade of biodiesel. The total volume amounted to around 3 million metric tons (approximately 900.6 million gallons), with imports showing a striking growth. READ MORE

February 19, 2019

Montana State University explores potential algae breakthrough

BY Marshall Swearingen, Montana State University News Service Found In:Feedstock, North AmericaCosts associated with supplying algae with supplemental CO2 from sources such as coal-fired power plants have discouraged commercial production. MSU researchers think a recently discovered strain of algae could be cultivated using only ambient CO2. READ MORE

February 18, 2019

Universal Biofuels expands sales to retail stations in India

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Distribution, Asia-PacificAemetis announced that Universal Biofuels has built distribution tanks and other infrastructure to begin sales of biodiesel to retail fuel stations from its Kakinada, India, plant. The government recently approved retail sale of biodiesel in India. READ MORE

February 15, 2019

Chicago Area Clean Cities recognizes biodiesel fleets

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Use, North AmericaThe Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition announced its Green Fleet Leadership Award winners Feb. 12, recognizing companies and government agencies leading adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

NBB applauds bipartisan support for biodiesel tax credit

BY The National Biodiesel Board Found In:Policy, North AmericaThe National Biodiesel Board thanked 44 members of the House of Representatives, led by Reps. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa and Darin LaHood, R-Illinois, who asked Congressional leaders to adopt a multiyear extension of the biodiesel tax incentive ASAP. READ MORE

February 07, 2019

Finland sets 30 percent biofuel obligation for 2030

BY UPM Kymmene Corp. Found In:Policy, Use, EuropeThe Finnish Parliament approved a law Feb. 6 that sets a gradually increasing 30 percent biofuels target for 2030. Furthermore, the law sets a world-leading advanced biofuels target of 10 percent in 2030. Biofuel producer UPM welcomed the decision. READ MORE

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Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
Savannah, Georgia

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Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

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