REG Ultra Clean Diesel launched as new California fuel solution


Renewable Energy Group launched its latest innovation in diesel fuel, trademarked REG Ultra Clean Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California, May 1. The fuel is a proprietary blend of biodiesel and renewable diesel.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Biofuels key to success of Canada's emerging Clean Fuel Standard


A new study demonstrates that biofuels could be responsible for as much as 21.3 megatons per year of greenhouse gas emission reductions by 2030, approximately 70 percent of the 30-megaton target set by the Canadian government's Clean Fuel Standard.
READ MORE   SHARE    


New report shows Germany's biodiesel quality continues to improve


AGQM has released its 2017 quality report from the sampling of biodiesel producers and warehouse operators throughout Germany last year in three sampling campaigns. All samples met or exceeded DIN EN 14214 and even stricter AGQM requirements.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Minnesota reshapes energy landscape with seismic shift to B20


On May 1, Minnesota will again make history, becoming the first to transform almost virtually all of the diesel supply for sale in the state to 20 percent biodiesel. The NBB applauded the shift as an inspiration for a new energy future.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Biodiesel ranks first among fleets for alternative fuel use


North America's top fleets have spoken. Their No. 1 choice for greening fleet operations is the use of biodiesel blends in their diesel vehicles. A new survey indicates 18 percent of fleet participants use biodiesel now, up from 15 percent in 2017.
READ MORE   SHARE    

New FSMA compliance program launched for biodiesel producers


A new food safety program has been developed by the Iowa Biodiesel Board to help biodiesel producers comply with the U.S. government’s Food Safety Modernization Act, deadlines for which are quickly approaching. The cost range is $3,000 to $6,000.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Pruitt grilled on Capitol Hill while Cruz 'sideshow' held on lawn


The debate in Washington, D.C., over RFS was in full force April 26 as U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was grilled at a House committee hearing on his issuance of waivers while Sen. Ted Cruz stumped with refinery and steel workers on the lawn.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Hero BX to manufacture at Iowa Renewable Energy biodiesel plant


Pennsylvania-based biodiesel producer Lake Erie Biofuels LLC, doing business as Hero BX, recently announced a strategic partnership with Iowa Renewable Energy based in Washington, Iowa, to manufacture and market biodiesel from IRE's Iowa facility.
READ MORE   SHARE    

RFS architects Dorgan, Talent call on Congress to do more


On April 25, former Sens. Byron Dorgan, D-North Dakota, and Jim Talent, R-Missouri, who played key roles in developing the RFS, called for Congress to investigate the EPA's recent waivers to major refiners and failure to follow the law.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri formed to build on farmers' work


In late April, Missouri soybean farmers alongside processors, distributors and retailers launched the Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri to help ensure a sustainable and stable commercial biodiesel industry for the Show-Me State.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Ace Ethanol to install D3MAX technology at its Wisconsin facility


Ace Ethanol will be the first ethanol plant to integrate the patented D3MAX technology at its dry-mill ethanol plant in Stanley, Wisconsin. Fagen will build the new facility, also featuring membrane-based ethanol recovery from Whitefox Technologies.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Calif. man to serve 51 months in prison for renewable fuel fraud


Jacob Cha of California was sentenced to more than four years in prison for his part in the Gen-X Energy Group conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government in a RIN and tax credit scheme. After his prison term, Cha will be on court-supervised release.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Air Canada fuels flights with biofuel on Earth Day


Air Canada saved 160 metric tons of carbon on 22 domestic flights this Earth Day through an innovative biofuel demonstration project at Toronto-Pearson Airport. Under the project, 230,000 liters of biofuel were blended into the airport fuel supply.
READ MORE   SHARE    

Weekly Top News

Industry Events

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

Industry Jobs

There are no jobs currently available. Check back soon.


Subscribe     Unsubscribe




308 Second Ave. N., Suite 304 | Grand Forks, ND 58203 | www.biodieselmagazine.com | 701-746-8385

© BBI International 2018