Biodiesel Use

November 16, 2017

NJ school district achieves 20-year milestone with biodiesel

BY The National Biodiesel Board Medford Township Public Schools in New Jersey is celebrating its 20-year anniversary of transitioning to cleaner-burning biodiesel in its school bus fleet. Medford is the U.S.'s longest continuous user of biodiesel in a student transportation fleet. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Pacific Biodiesel to supply fuel to new Schofield power plant

BY Ron KotrbaHawaiian Electric Co. and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies signed a three-year biodiesel supply contract for the new 50-MW Schofield Generating Station, 8-MW Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility, and other Oahu generation facilities. READ MORE

November 08, 2017

Hero BX hosts terminal event, unveils new branded Bioheat trucks

BY Hero BX Lake Erie Biofuels, dba Hero BX, celebrated one year of business at its blending and distribution terminal in North Hampton, New Hampshire, in grand style by hosting an open house and appreciation event Nov. 2 for customers and the community. READ MORE

November 07, 2017

Biodico introduces Master Community Design technology

BY Biodico Inc. Biodico introduced its Master Community Design technology at the Zero Net Energy Farm Summit hosted at Red Rock Ranch in Five Points, California. The tech connects farms and surrounding communities with clean, affordable energy and local jobs. READ MORE

November 06, 2017

Germany consumed more UCO biodiesel last year than RME

BY Ron KotrbaGermany's Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) has published an evaluation and progress report for 2016 in which it shows that, for the first time, consumption of biodiesel from used cooking oil (UCO) exceeded that of rapeseed biodiesel (RME). READ MORE

November 02, 2017

Canada's 2017 Renewable Industries Forum deemed a success

BY Ron KotrbaThe 2017 Renewable Industries Forum took place in Ottawa in October. The 14th annual event brought more than 100 experts from government, industry and academia together to address Canada's priorities in climate change mitigation and adaptation. READ MORE

November 02, 2017

Biodiesel helps fuel Tow Trucks for Tots in Illinois

BY The Illinois Soybean Association The Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program is partnering with Tow Trucks for Tots to help bring toys to needy children, while educating tow truck drivers on the benefits of B20 biodiesel fuel. The annual event will take place Nov. 12. READ MORE

October 30, 2017

EU parliament committee denies prospects for domestic biofuels

BY UFOP The recent EU committee vote concerning reforms in biofuel policy from 2020-'30 would completely phase out RME by 2030. UFOP now places high expectations on the industrial committee, which is responsible for the RED II biofuel policy reforms. READ MORE

October 19, 2017

New York City submits strong comments to EPA supporting biodiesel

BY NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services New York City's Department of Citywide Administrative Services submitted comments to U.S. EPA protesting any rollback of national renewable fuel standards and announced further expansion of its biodiesel use for city fleets and buildings. READ MORE