Biodiesel Use

July 07, 2017

REG applauds Illinois lawmakers for extending biodiesel incentive

BY Renewable Energy Group Inc. The Illinois House followed earlier action by the Senate to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a tax package extending the excise tax exemption for B11 and higher biodiesel blends through 2023. The incentive was set to expire at the end of 2018. READ MORE

June 26, 2017

Downstate New York poised to lead way for cleaner home heating

BY The National Biodiesel Board Legislation passed this month in the New York state legislature would expand the state's commitment to renewable energy by requiring heating oil sold in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties to contain at least 5 percent biodiesel by July 2018. READ MORE

June 15, 2017

New B20 Club member, Al Warren Oil Co., committed to biodiesel

BY The Illinois Soybean Association Al Warren Oil Co. was founded in 1948 with one truck, a vision and a commitment to excellence. Today the company uses 100,000 gallons of B20 in 39 fleet vehicles each year, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by the same amount as planting 4,130 trees. READ MORE

June 06, 2017

Minnesota soybean farmers partner with 'Diesel Brothers' TV stars

BY The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council The DieselSellerz, stars of Discovery's hit show Diesel Brothers, could be adding "bio" to their title after teaming up with Minnesota soybean farmers. That's because the DieselSellerz are partnering with MSR&PC to promote biodiesel. READ MORE

June 05, 2017

US diesel market shows resilience in 2016 as registrations rise

BY The Diesel Technology Forum The number of diesel cars, SUVs, full-size pickup trucks and vans in operation reached 8 million in 2016, an increase of 280,000 over 2015. Data showed diesel passenger vehicles continue to outnumber hybrid vehicles in all but two states and in D.C. READ MORE

June 02, 2017

Airbus offers regular customer delivery flights with biofuel

BY Airbus Showing its strong commitment towards eco-efficiency, Airbus becomes the first aircraft manufacturer to offer its customers the option of delivering new jets using a blend of sustainable jet fuel. READ MORE

May 23, 2017

Minnesota Biodiesel Task Force to meet June 9 on B20 mandate

BY Ron KotrbaMinnesota's Biodiesel Task Force is scheduled to meet June 9 in the capital city of Saint Paul to discuss whether statutory conditions have been met in order to move Minnesota's biodiesel mandate from 10 to 20 percent on May 1, 2018. READ MORE

May 23, 2017

Biodiesel in Minnesota: 15 years in the blink of an eye

BY Tom Slunecka Minnesota Soybean Growers Association CEO Tom Slunecka pens a heartfelt recount of the state's trailblazing journey to a biodiesel mandate, from B2 to B5, then B10 to B20 next year. He says Minnesotans are on the right path and are not turning back. READ MORE

May 22, 2017

California forecasts robust growth in biodiesel, feedstock demand

BY Graham Noyes ARB's models project California biodiesel demand in 2020 at 265 million gasoline gallons equivalent under three scenarios. In later years, biodiesel demand increases most rapidly under the business-as-usual scenario, reaching 791 million GGE in 2025. READ MORE