Industry News

  • 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.
  • Renewable diesel made up 10 percent of Calif. diesel supply in Q2

    November 15, 2018
    The net supply of renewable diesel to California's fuel market reached 100 million gallons during the second quarter of this year, topping 10 percent of the total diesel supplied to the state in the quarter, according to a report from the U.S. EIA.
  • Biodiesel leads UK in biofuels that meet sustainability criteria

    November 14, 2018
    The U.K. Department for Transport has published preliminary data on its Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation for a portion of 2018. Of the biofuel that has met sustainability criteria, 59 percent was biodiesel, followed by 38 percent ethanol.
  • EPA extends comment period on RFS information collection request

    November 14, 2018
    The U.S. EPA is extending the comment period on a previously announced information collection request (ICR) that aims to consolidate and update recordkeeping and reporting burden and cost estimates related to the Renewable Fuel Standard program.
  • 60 organizations sign tax extenders letter to Congress

    November 13, 2018
    A group of 60 organizations representing diverse business, energy, transportation, real estate and agriculture sectors has sent a letter to leaders in U.S. Congress on the pressing need to address the tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017.
  • 60 organizations sign tax extenders letter to Congress

    November 13, 2018
    A group of 60 organizations representing diverse business, energy, transportation, real estate and agriculture sectors has sent a letter to leaders in U.S. Congress on the pressing need to address the tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017.
  • Nat’l Biodiesel Board members elect governing board leadership

    November 13, 2018
    NBB members voted Nov. 13 to elect their trade association leadership. The board reflects the wide range of member companies in the biodiesel industry from feedstock operations to producers. The election was held to fill eight board member spots.
  • EU Parliament approves REDII; biofuels stakeholders react

    November 13, 2018
    The European Parliament approved new targets for renewables, energy efficiency and second-generation biofuels when it voted to confirm a provisional agreement reached with the European Council in June on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII).
  • US to conduct ‘unprecedented review’ of biodiesel import duties

    November 8, 2018
    The U.S. Department of Commerce granted a request from Argentina to initiate "changed circumstances" reviews of U.S. trade duties imposed on Argentine biodiesel companies. What's changed is Argentina has raised its biodiesel export taxes and prices.
  • Diamond Green Diesel approves major expansion to 675 MMgy

    November 6, 2018
    On the heels of completing a major expansion project at its renewable diesel production facility in Norco, Louisiana, from 160 MMgy to 275 MMgy, Diamond Green Diesel will add another 400 MMgy of production capacity expected to come online in 2021.