Industry News

  • NBB Highlights Benefits of Biodiesel at Exclusive Ford Fleet Preview Event

    August 13, 2018
    The National Biodiesel Board was honored to have received an invitation from Ford Motor Co. to attend and exhibit at its exclusive, invitation-only Ford Fleet Preview and Pool Account Meeting at FedEx Field in Washington, D.C.
  • Biodiesel Firestarter

    August 13, 2018
    From garage batches to nationwide distribution, Escogo exemplifies American ingenuity and determination as an underdog that took on the establishment and, against all odds, is winning.
  • Fuel Quality Focus

    August 10, 2018
    Biodiesel Magazine spotlights three companies—an adsorbent manufacturer, a quality assurance firm and an additive maker—whose disparate fields converge on biodiesel to help ensure quality fuel in the marketplace.
  • Reflection on 120 years of diesel

    August 9, 2018
    Twenty years plus a full century ago, on Aug. 9, 1898, one of what would be a series of patents was issued to a French engineer living in Berlin for an efficient, slow burning, compression ignition, internal combustion engine.
  • A Decade Deep: Positioned, Poised & Prospering

    August 9, 2018
    Rocked by the financial collapse of 2008, the son of a Boston bus driver and plumber who had no commodity or trading experience, and just a high school education, took a chance on becoming an entrepreneur in the biodiesel space. And it paid off.
  • Targeted Outreach Efforts Lay Foundation for Industry Growth

    August 9, 2018
    As the national trade association representing the entire biodiesel value chain, the National Biodiesel Board continually strives to identify new opportunities to educate and engage stakeholders on the wide-ranging benefits of biodiesel.
  • At 13 years old, the RFS is still vital policy

    August 8, 2018
    Aug. 8 marks the 13th anniversary of what some say is the most successful U.S. energy policy, the Renewable Fuel Standard. Under RFS2, biodiesel started with a meager 500-million-gallon requirement in 2009 and has grown to 2.1 billion gallons today.
  • Hero BX buys South Roxana, Illinois, biodiesel plant at auction

    August 7, 2018
    Hero BX has just closed on purchasing the former Midwest Biodiesel Products facility located in South Roxana, Illinois, which was auctioned this summer by Maas Companies Inc. Hero BX plans to upgrade the facility and reopen it early next year.
  • Hero BX buys South Roxana, Illinois, biodiesel plant at auction

    August 7, 2018
    Hero BX has just closed on purchasing the former Midwest Biodiesel Products facility located in South Roxana, Illinois, which was auctioned this summer by Maas Companies Inc. Hero BX plans to upgrade the facility and reopen it early next year.
  • Environmental assessment results good for Velocys’ Miss. project

    August 7, 2018
    The USDA has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact on the environmental assessment report for Velocys' planned Mississippi biorefinery. The company plans to build a cellulosic diesel refinery using locally sourced woody biomass waste.

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