Biodiesel Business

8 hours ago

Senate committee members question Goffman on RFS, SREs

BY Erin VoegeleJoseph Goffman expressed support for the RFS and biofuels during a May 25 hearing held by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to consider his nomination to serve as assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. READ MORE

8 hours ago

Heartwell awards contract to Worley for Nebraska biorefinery

BY Worley Worley has been awarded a contract by Heartwell Renewables LLC, a joint venture between The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill, for a greenfield plant in Hastings, Nebraska, that will proudce 80 MMgy of renewable diesel. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

Rio Tinto, bp sign 1-year trial of marine biofuels

BY bp Rio Tinto and bp have agreed to work together on a one-year biofuel trial to help reduce carbon emissions from Rio Tinto’s marine fleet. The trial is using a bp-manufactured B30 biofuel blend composed of 30 percent fatty acid methyl esters (FAME). READ MORE

May 24, 2022

GE Aviation completes testing of Passport engine using 100% SAF

BY GE Aviation GE Aviation has completed successful testing of its Passport long-range business aviation engine using 100 percent SAF. The engine can operate on approved SAF today, and the testing shows the capability of the engine to run on 100 percent SAF. READ MORE

May 23, 2022

EPA: 1.7 billion RINs generated under RFS in April

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released data showing that more than 1.7 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in April, up from nearly 1.58 billion generated during the same month of 2021. READ MORE

May 23, 2022

EPA opens comment period on proposed consent decree for 2023 RVOs

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA on May 23 opened a public comment period on a proposed consent decree that would require the agency to issue proposed 2023 RFS RVOs by Sept. 16, 2022, and issue a final rule setting 2023 RVOs by April 28, 2023. READ MORE

May 20, 2022

REG partners with CFN, Pacific Pride to expand use of biofuels

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG has entered into strategic collaboration agreements with CFN and Pacific Pride to provide cleaner fuels through their branded cardlock networks. The groups hope to begin expanding availability of biobased diesel later this year. READ MORE

May 20, 2022

Growth Energy, EPA settle on deadline for issuing 2023 RFS RVO

BY Growth Energy Following settlement discussions with Growth Energy, the U.S. EPA is expected to file a notice in the Federal Register on May 23 seeking comment on a proposed judicial consent decree that would require EPA to propose the 2023 RVOs by Sept. 16. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

ITA: Renewable energy advisory committee to meet May 24

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Association has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting, accessible in-person and online, on May 24. READ MORE