With help from Viesel Fuel, Novozymes and Tactical Fabrication, Buster Halterman, the CEO of Buster Biofuels, is on the cusp of fulfilling his mission in cutting-edge ways by building the first enzymatic biodiesel plant on the West Coast.
A cookie-cutter industry biodiesel is not. While too many technologies exist in this field to report on, we offer an overview of several emerging biodiesel process developments or existing optimization techniques that have made headlines recently.
Greenleaf Biofuels, a 10 MMgy continuous flow biodiesel plant in New Haven, Connecticut, is continually improving its process thanks to its talented team members. Since April 2013, the plant has reached 100 percent designed flow rate.
Front End - Biodiesel News & Trends
Participants used the hashtag #PumpUpBiodiesel on both Twitter and Facebook throughout the month of November. This hashtag reflected the industry's goals of growing biodiesel to 10 percent of the diesel market by 2022, and increasing RFS volumes.
Despite huge challenges and misinformation to the contrary, biodiesel has caused the goals of the entire advanced biofuel category in the renewable fuel standard to be met and exceeded every year. Now is no time to stop. We can succeed and we will.