North America

November 16, 2018

Green Energy Biofuel receives 2018 Project of the Year Award

BY Ron KotrbaThe South Carolina Biomass Council held an award ceremony Nov. 15 on the grounds of its 2018 Biomass Project of the Year Award recipient, Green Energy Biofuel, in Warrenville. Green Energy Biofuel won the award in recognition of its new GEB3 plant. READ MORE

November 15, 2018

Renewable diesel made up 10 percent of Calif. diesel supply in Q2

BY Ron KotrbaThe net supply of renewable diesel to California's fuel market reached 100 million gallons during the second quarter of this year, topping 10 percent of the total diesel supplied to the state in the quarter, according to a report from the U.S. EIA. READ MORE

November 14, 2018

EPA extends comment period on RFS information collection request

BY Erin Voegele The U.S. EPA is extending the comment period on a previously announced information collection request (ICR) that aims to consolidate and update recordkeeping and reporting burden and cost estimates related to the Renewable Fuel Standard program. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

60 organizations sign tax extenders letter to Congress

BY Ron KotrbaA group of 60 organizations representing diverse business, energy, transportation, real estate and agriculture sectors has sent a letter to leaders in U.S. Congress on the pressing need to address the tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

Nat'l Biodiesel Board members elect governing board leadership

BY The National Biodiesel Board NBB members voted Nov. 13 to elect their trade association leadership. The board reflects the wide range of member companies in the biodiesel industry from feedstock operations to producers. The election was held to fill eight board member spots. READ MORE

November 08, 2018

US to conduct 'unprecedented review' of biodiesel import duties

BY The National Biodiesel Board The U.S. Department of Commerce granted a request from Argentina to initiate "changed circumstances" reviews of U.S. trade duties imposed on Argentine biodiesel companies. What's changed is Argentina has raised its biodiesel export taxes and prices. READ MORE

November 06, 2018

Diamond Green Diesel approves major expansion to 675 MMgy

BY Ron KotrbaOn the heels of completing a major expansion project at its renewable diesel production facility in Norco, Louisiana, from 160 MMgy to 275 MMgy, Diamond Green Diesel will add another 400 MMgy of production capacity expected to come online in 2021. READ MORE

November 06, 2018

Better margins, more gallons sold boost REG net income in Q3

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG announced its financial results for Q3 2018. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $24.3 million in Q3 2018 compared to net loss of $11.4 million in Q3 2017. The improvement reflects better margins as well as more gallons sold. READ MORE

November 01, 2018

Phillips 66, REG to build renewable diesel plant in Washington

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. Phillips 66 and REG announced Nov. 1 that planning is underway for the construction of a large-scale renewable diesel plant adjacent to Phillips 66's Ferndale Refinery in Washington State. The plant will use REG's proprietary BioSynfining technology. READ MORE