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  • Targray opens biodiesel terminal in Fargo to meet growing demand

    October 16, 2018
    Targray, a leading North American biofuels marketer and distributor, has announced the opening of its Fargo Biodiesel Terminal, a 24/7 fuel distribution center serving wholesale fuel buyers throughout the Fargo-Moorhead metro area.
  • PHYCO2 algae pilot program with MSU reaches new milestones

    October 16, 2018
    PHYCO2 reached a new milestone in its three-year pilot program with Michigan State University, announcing the operation of its new, scalable algae PBR, which will reduce the level of carbon emissions produced by electric power generation boilers.
  • Students can apply for scholarship to biodiesel event by Nov. 19

    October 16, 2018
    University-level science majors interested in learning about all aspects of the biodiesel industry can apply for a $600 travel scholarship and free registration to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 21-24 in San Diego.
  • New pump labels in EU provide clarity on biofuels content

    October 12, 2018
    The EU introduced a new, harmonized set of fuel labels Oct. 12 to give drivers better information on the suitability of fuels for their vehicles. The labels will help avoid misfueling and inform drivers, according to the European Commission.
  • Norway to implement biofuel mandate for aviation fuel in 2020

    October 11, 2018
    Norway is taking action to require the use of renewable aviation fuel. On Oct. 4, the country's Ministry of Climate and Environment announced it will require aviation fuel to contain at least 0.5 percent advanced biofuel starting in 2020.
  • Global vegetable oil production set to reach new peak

    October 9, 2018
    As global vegetable oil production is set to break records, crude petroleum oil prices are rising. Rising vegetable oil stocks has put downward pressure on biofuel feedstock prices, causing renewable fuels to become more economically attractive.
  • Baseball teams knock it out of the park with biodiesel

    October 5, 2018
    Sports fans nationwide are celebrating sustainable practices this weekend as Oct. 6 marks Green Sports Day. Ballparks throughout the country are recycling used cooking oil into clean-burning biodiesel, which reduces carbon emissions by 80 percent.
  • Keystone Biofuels director pleads guilty to biodiesel tax fraud

    October 4, 2018
    David Tielle, business development director of Pennsylvania-based Keystone Biofuels, pleaded guilty Oct. 3 in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the IRS, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. He faces five years in prison.
  • German biodiesel exports hit record high in first half of 2018

    October 2, 2018
    In the first half of 2018, German biodiesel exports climbed considerably. Demand from the U.S., Sweden and Austria increased sharply. Total exports surged more than 14 percent for the first six months of 2018 compared to the same time last year.
  • EU biodiesel stakeholders urge commission to reconsider duties

    October 2, 2018
    An important meeting of the Trade Defence Instruments Committee looms Oct. 3 at the European Commission, one in which European biodiesel advocates are calling on member states to raise the issue of reinstating tariffs on Argentine biodiesel.

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