Industry News

  • National Biodiesel Foundation elects new board of directors

    December 3, 2018
    National Biodiesel Foundation directors recently voted to elect Dave Walton to the board. The foundation's mission is to accomplish outreach, education, research and demonstration activities for the advancement of biodiesel.
  • Biodiesel industry provides mixed reactions to RFS final rule

    November 30, 2018
    While many biodiesel industry stakeholders told Biodiesel Magazine they were encouraged by higher volumes in the final 2019-'20 RFS rule, the associations that represent them criticized EPA for its decision to not address small refinery exemptions.
  • AGQM publishes new leaflet on cold properties of biodiesel

    November 29, 2018
    The new leaflet, Cold Properties of Biodiesel, provides important, clear and concise information on dealing with biodiesel. It explains basic parameters and standards and provides deeper insight into different FAME types and fatty acid patterns.
  • Study: Biodiesel adds billions to US economy, tax credit critical

    November 29, 2018
    A new study released Nov. 29 by FTI Consulting analyzed the financial and socioeconomic impact of the U.S. biodiesel industry and found that the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit is essential to the industry's growth and prosperity.
  • Groups write Trump on review of Argentine biodiesel duties

    November 28, 2018
    The National Biodiesel Board, the American Soybean Association and the National Renderers Association wrote President Trump to express concern over the U.S. commerce department's review of U.S. trade duties on Argentine biodiesel companies.
  • Biodiesel tax credit extension, phaseout proposed in US House

    November 27, 2018
    A proposal by Rep. Kevin Brady was released for a multiyear extension to keep the biodiesel tax credit at its current rate of $1 per gallon for 2018 through 2021 but gradually reduce it to 33 cents per gallon by 2024 and then allow it to expire.
  • Shimkus, Flores release discussion draft to reform biofuel laws

    November 21, 2018
    Reps. Shimkus and Flores released a discussion draft of their 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act Nov. 21.The legislation would reform the RFS through 2022 and provide a pathway to regulations of federal renewable fuels requirements through 2032.
  • Innoltek centralizes production, halts Thetford Mines operations

    November 21, 2018
    Following its acquisition of the 19 MMly Evoleum biodiesel plant in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Innoltek Inc. has ceased operations at its 5 MMly biodiesel plant in Thetford Mines, Quebec, and has concentrated production in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
  • B100 helps Phil Sharp take 3rd place in Route du Rhum ocean race

    November 20, 2018
    B100 produced by REG and purified with Cynersorb, a surface-functionalized diatomaceous earth from Imerys, helped skipper Phil Sharp take third place out of dozens of participants in this year's Route du Rhum yacht race in the Class40 category.
  • Green Energy Biofuel receives 2018 Project of the Year Award

    November 16, 2018
    The South Carolina Biomass Council held an award ceremony Nov. 15 on the grounds of its 2018 Biomass Project of the Year Award recipient, Green Energy Biofuel, in Warrenville. Green Energy Biofuel won the award in recognition of its new GEB3 plant.

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