Biodiesel Use

January 09, 2018

NYC to study feasibility of using alt fuels in city ferries

BY Erin Voegele New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed legislation that requires a two-year feasibility study to be conducted regarding the use of renewable fuels and technologies—including biodiesel and renewable diesel—to power the city's ferries. READ MORE

January 03, 2018

Minnesota leads region in alternative fuels growth, use

BY The American Lung Association in Minnesota Minnesota again led the region in the growth and use of cleaner alternatives to traditional petroleum fuels in 2017, according to the American Lung Association in Minnesota. The state has 763 alternative fuel stations, nearly doubling that of Iowa. READ MORE

January 03, 2018

Brazil's president signs national biofuels policy into law

BY Erin Voegele Brazilian President Michel Temer has approved legislation creating RenovaBio, a new national biofuels policy. The law was published in the official federal gazette of Brazil on Dec. 26. The Brazilian Senate approved the bill Dec. 12. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

Brazil’s Senate passes bill creating a national biofuels policy

BY Ron KotrbaBrazil's Senate approved a bill Dec. 12 creating a national biofuels policy, RenovaBio, to increase use of biodiesel and ethanol, in addition to other biofuels, to improve the nation's energy security and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

December 15, 2017

Growmark provides biodiesel-blended Top Tier Diesel Fuel

BY Ron KotrbaIllinois-based agricultural cooperative Growmark Inc. is now providing biodiesel-blended Top Tier Diesel Fuel. The Top Tier Diesel Performance Standard was developed by a consortium of OEMs to benefit owners of diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. READ MORE

December 13, 2017

Biodiesel Magazine hosts free cold flow improver webinar Dec. 20

BY BBI International With more private and government fleets using biodiesel than ever before, it has never been more important to learn about the basics of cold flow improvers—why they are needed, how they work, and the various options for different applications. READ MORE

December 12, 2017

CACC recognizes top green fleets, American Lung Association

BY Chicago Area Clean Cities The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition has announced its Green Fleet Leadership Award winners for 2017 and has named the American Lung Association as its Clean Fuels Champion for 2017. The awards were given at the CACC Coalition's annual meeting. READ MORE

December 07, 2017

New study outlines how to make LCFS more equitable

BY Propel Fuels Data from Propel Fuels and ICF indicates consumers will make low carbon purchasing decisions if given the opportunity,. However, the research shows the current policy model must change to allow more low carbon capable vehicles to enter the market. READ MORE

December 05, 2017

RICanada launches ad campaign to push for higher biofuel mandates

BY Renewable Industries Canada RICanada launched a public awareness campaign on the environmental and economic benefits of biofuels mandates. Dubbed Facts Don’t Lie, the campaign is designed to educate the public on how biofuels reduce carbon emissions from transportation. READ MORE