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Testing by California Department of Agriculture shows new InfraCal 2 Biodiesel Blend Analyzer Compares to ASTM D7371

by Wilks - A Spectro Scientific Company  (Aug. 15, 2014)

While a picture may be worth a thousand words, in the world of testing for regulations and validation data is worth a thousand words. The InfraCal Analyzers have been accepted worldwide as a standard for measuring the percent biodiesel in diesel by regulatory agencies, fuel blenders at terminals, production facilities, fuel distribution centers ...

EPA Finalizes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Renewable Fuel Credits

by Bloomberg BNA  (Jul. 2, 2014)

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a voluntary third party auditing program to ensure the validity of renewable identification numbers (RINs) petroleum refiners use to demonstrate compliance with the annual renewable fuel standard. Refiners that choose to have their RINs verified would be eligible for an ...

Biodiesel Market Global Research and Analysis 2014-2018

by ReportsnReports  (Aug. 1, 2014)

During the past decade, biodiesel has attracted considerable attention as a non-toxic fuel because of its environmental benefits and because it is made from sources such as vegetable oil and animal fat. However, still it hasn't been able to garner the market to its full potential. The growth of the Global Biodiesel market is primarily dependent ...


by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Jul. 15, 2014)

Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...

Jobs in Renewable Energy Expand in Turbulent Process

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 1, 2014)

There may now be as many as 6.5 million direct and indirect jobs in renewable energy, according to updated data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Earlier assessments had put the global estimate at 2.3 million jobs in 2008 (United Nations Environment Programme) and at 5 million jobs in 2012 (International Labour Organization). ...

USDA announces support for producers of advanced biofuel

by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)  (Sep. 12, 2013)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making payments to support the production of advanced biofuel. USDA is making nearly $15.5 million in payments to 188 producers through the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program. USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O'Brien made the ...

The Energreen project identifies strategies for cultivating microalgae more efficiently to produce biodiesel

by Elhuyar Fundazioa - Basque Research  (Apr. 4, 2014)

The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, Neiker-Tecnalia, the public body that reports to the Sub-ministry for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community, has coordinated a research project to cultivate microalgae to produce lipids for obtaining biodiesel in a more ...

EPA mulls ethanol change as industry profits soar

by Associated Press  (May 19, 2014)

Just as ethanol producers have been seeing the industry's most profitable months ever, the federal government is considering whether to lower the amount of the corn-based fuel that must be blended into gasoline. That could be a serious blow to a biofuels industry that saw booms and busts connected to corn and petroleum prices before a renewable ...

Moringa Biodiesel and Food Security

by Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP)  (Aug. 11, 2013)

Globally, about 870 million people do not have enough to eat, and more than two billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, according to United Nations (UN) food agencies. The Moringa tree is increasingly considered as one of the world's most valuable natural resources, as the main constituents of the tree have several nutritive ingredients. Its ...

The Non-Food Biofuel Sector Should Grow Significantly, Lux Reports

by Beta Renewables S.p.A.  (Apr. 14, 2014)

The biofuel industry has been enjoying a 19.6% annual growth since 2005. That is about to change. The World’s 53.2 billion gallon biofuel industry could grow to over 60 billion gallons during the next few years. Much of this will come from riskier next generation technologies. Approximately 65.9% of global biofuel capacity in 2013 was ...

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