Industry News

  • Chicago Area Clean Cities recognizes biodiesel fleets

    February 15, 2019
    The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition announced its Green Fleet Leadership Award winners Feb. 12, recognizing companies and government agencies leading adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets.
  • NBB applauds bipartisan support for biodiesel tax credit

    February 11, 2019
    The National Biodiesel Board thanked 44 members of the House of Representatives, led by Reps. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa and Darin LaHood, R-Illinois, who asked Congressional leaders to adopt a multiyear extension of the biodiesel tax incentive ASAP.
  • Finland sets 30 percent biofuel obligation for 2030

    February 7, 2019
    The Finnish Parliament approved a law Feb. 6 that sets a gradually increasing 30 percent biofuels target for 2030. Furthermore, the law sets a world-leading advanced biofuels target of 10 percent in 2030. Biofuel producer UPM welcomed the decision.
  • Biodiesel, renewable diesel set to replace petro diesel in Calif.

    February 6, 2019
    Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stated goal of eliminating petroleum diesel emissions in California by 2030 is achievable through the growth in the market for clean, sustainable diesels, according to a new report from the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance.
  • 10 trade groups ask Congress to extend biodiesel tax credit

    February 6, 2019
    A group of 10 trade associations, including the National Biodiesel Board and the Advanced Biofuels Association, is urging Congress to pass a multiyear extension of the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax credit.
  • Minn. grant funding available for biofuel blending infrastructure

    February 6, 2019
    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has opened the application process for biofuel blending infrastructure grant funding under its Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation Program. The deadline for submission is 4:00 pm Central time April 5.
  • Next Renewable Fuels, Shell enter long-term offtake agreement

    February 6, 2019
    Next Renewable Fuels and Shell Trading (US) Co. have entered a long-term purchase and sale agreement for renewable diesel from NRF’s planned Port Westward, Oregon, facility. The company plans to make 600 million gallons a year beginning in 2021.
  • Paving biodiesel’s way for greater use in advanced diesel systems

    February 6, 2019
    Biodiesel’s use in heavy-duty diesel applications continues to grow in California thanks to the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, but how will California’s plan to further cut NOx emissions by another 90 percent affect the use of biodiesel?
  • UFOP: EU oilseed producers lose in Argentina imports settlement

    February 4, 2019
    Germany's UFOP says European oilseed producers are the losers in the Jan. 30 decision of the Trade Defense Instruments Committee meeting. UFOP criticizes approval of the Argentine government's proposal for a so-called price undertaking agreement.
  • EBB welcomes antisubsidy duties, price undertaking agreement

    February 1, 2019
    During an EU Trade Defense Committee meeting member states’ representatives discussed and approved antisubsidy duties against Argentinean imports of biodiesel. A price undertaking agreement between the EU and Argentine producers was also approved.

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