domestic biodiesel News

  • Biodiesel Academy releases Calendar of Biodiesel Events for the year 2015

    Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) is proudly presenting its calendar of Events and training Programmes scheduled in year 2015 on nonfood oil based biofuels. The BBA has proud to present the industry’s leading training portfolio developed specifically to focus on the needs of commercially-minded business executives from both within and beyond the green energy industries. The CJP-Advanced ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Biodiesel Business Academy announces Biodiesel Essay Scholarship 2014

    The Biodiesel Business Academy, BBA announces the Biodiesel Essay Scholarship to help raise awareness of this important and emerging alternative fuel in our world. We, at Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) firmly believe that biodiesel can reduce dependence on petroleum fuels, address climate change and boost domestic economy. Biodiesel from a variety of non food crops can meet ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • RecycOil and the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance Provide Biodiesel to Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown

    RecycOil LLC, a Colorado clean energy company, and the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance (SBA) teamed up to fuel country music superstar Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown as it made a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Nelson's crew fueled up with the recycOil biodiesel the morning of the Red Rocks show, which featured eight top country acts and six emerging singer/songwriters. "It is a terrific ...


    By Marketwire

  • Soy Checkoff Recognizes Market Developer, Biodiesel Board

    The United Soybean Board (USB) recently awarded two of its highest honors to a market developer and an organization that have been instrumental in developing major new opportunities for U.S. soybeans that have greatly impacted the profit potential for all U.S. soybean farmers. USB gave its Outstanding Achievement Award to international aquaculture market developer Michael Cremer, Ph.D., and its ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

  • NBB Releases Statement on Senate Biodiesel Tax Legislation

    The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel after Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., introduced new legislation with 12 additional cosponsors to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 and reform it as a domestic production credit: “Biodiesel and renewable ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • ADM to Construct Biodiesel Facility in Joaçaba, Brazil

    Facility will significantly increase company’s biodiesel capacity in Brazil DECATUR, Ill. - Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that it will construct a second biodiesel plant in Brazil. The facility, to be built in Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, will be adjacent to existing ADM soybean crushing and refining facilities. With an annual biodiesel production capacity of ...

  • New data reaffirms carbon benefits of biodiesel

    Biomass-based fuels present a tremendous opportunity to transition toward a more sustainable mix of renewable energy. This was a key theme of an alternative fuels workshop hosted today by the U.S. Department of Energy in Macon, Georgia. The workshop examined the sustainability of feedstocks like soybean oil, which can be used to make biodiesel or alternative jet fuel. Wally Tyner, a professor of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Safeway converts US trucking fleet to biodiesel

    Safeway Inc. announced Friday that it has converted its entire U.S. truck fleet to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel. The company will use B20, a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent diesel, in its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks. Biodiesel is made from renewable resources such as fats and vegetable oils. Blends of up to 20 percent can be used in any diesel engine with no need for ...

  • Biodiesel Big Rigs Roll Into Great American Trucking Show

    DALLAS, Texas, August 24, 2007 (ENS) - The first group of SmartWay Grow & Go truckers to use renewable fuels was recognized today by the top air official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's today at the Great American Trucking Show in the Dallas Convention Center. Truckers are now using biodiesel and a new computer software is making it easy for them to find ...

  • NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

    The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwide. “We strongly urge you to extend the biodiesel tax credit and take this opportunity to make a simple, common-sense reform by focusing the credit on U.S. ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Soy Biodiesel Earns National Cemetery a White House Award

    Washington, DC (ENS) - Keeping more than 90 pieces of equipment running smoothly at Michigan's Fort Custer National Cemetery, a 770-acre facility with more than 20,000 graves, is the job of mechanic Tim Trittschuh. He has replaced petroleum-based fuel and lubricants at the cemetary with biodiesel blends and soy biobased lubricants wherever possible. 'All of the products we've used have worked as ...

  • Young scientists: Apply for Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

    College science students interested in learning about all aspects of the biodiesel industry can apply for a travel scholarship to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 16 – 19 in San Diego. The application process is open for members of the ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Spanish company touts process to turn urban waste into biodiesel

    A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine. “My first ...


    By Ecofa

  • UPS Begins Using Renewable Biodiesel at Major U.S. Hub

    What can Brown do for you?  For a start, it's making your world greener by using cleaner burning biodiesel.  The United Parcel Service began using biodiesel blends at its most vital hub in Louisville, Kentucky this month.  "There is a finite amount of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Isuzu Commercial Trucks Now Powered by B20 Biodiesel Blends

    At its semi-annual board meeting in Washington D.C. last week, members of the National Biodiesel Board applauded the latest Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to announce its support for use of B20 biodiesel blends.  Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has confirmed that all of its new 2011 and forward model year diesel engines, including its four popular N-Series ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • RecOil Project round table: Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030

    The RecOil project team* would like to invite you to the round table “Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030” on 3/03/2014 at the headquarter of the European Biomass Industry Association (Scotland House, Rond-Point Schuman 6, B-1040 Brussels). The event is organised with the support of the European Commission under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme of ...


    By RecOil Project

  • Imperium Renewables, Nation's Second Largest Biodiesel Company, Applauds EPA Decision on Canadian Canola

    Imperium Renewables, the nation's second largest biodiesel producer, today released the following statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to allow domestic sales of biodiesel produced from all canola grown in North America. Imperium Renewables President and CEO John Plaza, said: "Today's EPA announcement is good for Imperium ...


    By Marketwire

  • Fueling Our Future: 2017 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo Ready to Roll in San Diego

    How will biodiesel fit into the future of our nation’s energy landscape with a new Administration in place, new data affirming biodiesel’s carbon benefits, and groundbreaking policies like California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard in place? The New Year marks the perfect time and San Diego makes the ideal place to explore these topics and more during the ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Renewable Fuels Announcement Strengthens Energy Security

    The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomed the release of new standards to support American jobs and energy security. The group applauds the administration for working to reduce America’s dependence on fossil fuels by raising biodiesel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “The real winners with this announcement are American consumers who will now have access to even more ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Global Biofuels Market – Key Trends, Technologies, Competitors

    This report contains primary and secondary data obtained from government sources, trade associations and publications, business journals, scientific papers, company literature, investment reports and interviews with industry professionals. Statistics on biofuel production primarily comes from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Brazil’s National Agency for Oil, Natural Gas and ...

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