Industry News

  • BEI partners with Advanced Enzymes, deploys several new systems

    July 21, 2014
    Ernie DeMartino, founder of Biodiesel Experts International, talks with Biodiesel Magazine about his new partnership with Advanced Enzymes and provides project updates on BEI's enzymatic biodiesel systems being deployed in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Political Giving an Important Piece of Federal Policy Puzzle

    July 21, 2014
    The biodiesel industry has long been commended for its advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and grassroots lobbying strength, but political fundraising remains an important component of supporting effective public policy.
  • Building the New Energy Economy

    July 18, 2014
    Akash Energy's retail division Root Fuel intends to change America's relationship with fuel. The company's objective is to utilize the existing, relatively low-cost cardlock infrastructure to create a new consumer fueling experience.
  • A Biodiesel Family Affair

    July 17, 2014
    The Renwicks of South Carolina, owners of Winnsboro-based Midlands Biofuels, persevere through the biodiesel industry's instability with ingenuity, passion and teamwork. This is their story.
  • EBB: European Commission should extend duties on US biodiesel

    July 17, 2014
    Unsurprisingly, the European Biodiesel Board applauded the European Commission's decision this month to initiate the investigation looking into the factual grounds for a potential extension of duties on biodiesel imports originating in the U.S.
  • US DOE, USDA award $12.6M for feedstock improvement projects

    July 17, 2014
    The U.S. DOE and USDA announced the selection of 10 projects that will receive funding aimed at accelerating genetic breeding programs to improve plant feedstocks for the production of biofuels, biopower and biobased products.
  • Innovative catalysts open new opportunities in biodiesel market

    July 16, 2014
    Benefuel Inc.'s Chief Science Officer William Summers discusses the benefits of his company's Ensel fixed-bed process for biodiesel. The durable metal oxide catalyst is largely insensitive to water and effectively converts every feedstock tested.
  • US clean diesel car sales up 25 percent in 2014

    July 16, 2014
    US diesel car sales continue to rise as new, clean diesel technology and more choices change drivers' perceptions
  • US DOE awards $6 million to advance cost-competitive biofuels

    July 16, 2014
    DOE has announced $6 million for two projects to develop next-generation biofuels that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuels from biomass. The award recipients are SRI Int'l and the Research Triangle Institute.
  • Sapphire Energy selected as an EcoPartner with Sinopec

    July 16, 2014
    Sapphire Energy Inc. has announced that its algae-derived renewable crude project with Sinopec, China's state-owned oil and gas conglomerate, was selected for the U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Program during a signing ceremony in Beijing July 10.

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