biodiesel blending News

  • Fast, accurate measurement of biodiesel blend ratios

    Since current tax incentives and government regulations are based on % biofuel, it is important to have easy-to-use measurement systems to ensure proper blend ratios. With the portable InfraCal Biodiesel Blend Analyzer, from Wilks Enterprise, accurate blend ratio measurements can be obtained in under a minute. The InfraCal Analyzer is rugged, compact, and easy to use by non-technical personnel. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • NYC Passes Legislation Increasing Allowed Biodiesel In Heating Oil Blend

    On September 28, 2016, the City of New York passed a bill, 47 to three, increasing the amount of biodiesel in the city’s heating oil. Heating oil in New York City currently contains two percent biodiesel, which will increase to five percent on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Isuzu Commercial Trucks Now Powered by B20 Biodiesel Blends

    At its semi-annual board meeting in Washington D.C. last week, members of the National Biodiesel Board applauded the latest Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to announce its support for use of B20 biodiesel blends.  Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has confirmed that all of its new 2011 and forward model year diesel engines, including its four popular N-Series ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Effects of Biodiesel Feedstocks on Infrared Blend Measurements Featured in New White Paper

    A new White Paper published by Wilks Enterprise addresses the common concern among biodiesel blenders and distributors as to whether or not biodiesel made from different feedstocks such as soy, waste vegetable oil or palm oil will affect the blend measurement.  The data presented in the White Paper, as well as the chemistry, shows that infrared measurements offer a reliable analytical ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Tucson-Area Petroleum Company to Offer Biodiesel Blends from New New Mexico Terminal

    Biodiesel is now available via truckload from Renewable Energy Group®’s (REG) (NASDAQ:REGI) new terminal, located in Clovis, New Mexico. The terminal’s first truckload of biodiesel was picked up recently by ...

  • “Fueling Our Future` Funds Available to Increase Use of Higher Blends of Ethanol and Biodiesel

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today encouraged Iowa petroleum retailers interested in participating in the “Fueling our Future” pilot project to consider applying for cost share funding.  A total of $250,000 in federal funds are available through the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Board to support projects that will increase the usage ...

  • The Rise of Argentina Biodiesel Industry

    Bharatbook.com added a new report on 'The Rise of Argentina Biodiesel Industry' discusses the Argentine Biodiesel market and the factors that could impact its rise.The Rise of Argentina Biodiesel IndustryBiodiesel production in Argentina has risen exponentially over the past few years. This rapid increase in production is credited to the introduction of the Biofuels Law in April, 2006. The ...


  • Making Way for Biodiesel

    A major revision to ASTM International’s standard D396, Specification for Fuel Oils, sets performance specifications for higher amounts of biodiesel blends in conventional fuels. The new grade of B6-B20 could have a significant impact on the heating oil industry while also helping to meet growing consumer and regulatory ...


    By ASTM International

  • Global Biodiesel Market growth

    Global Biodiesel MarketThe limited availability of petrol and its surging prices have brought about the development of alternative fuels such as biodiesel, bioethanol, and biogas. The major advantages of biodiesel are that it enhances engine life, and unlike petroleum, it does not pollute the environment. ( http://www.bharatbook.com/detail.asp?id=132316&rt=Global-Biodiesel-Market.html )The ...


  • Biodiesel Market (2009 - 2014)

    biodiesel market Biodiesel Production Market The limited availability of petrol and its surging prices have brought about the development of ...


  • Biodiesel Says: What Polar Vortex?

    Diesel engines and cold weather are not known to be close friends, but it’s a manageable relationship. This year’s cold snaps proved to be a particular challenge for diesel users across the country,   biodiesel users included. But, according to the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), biodiesel blends performed as well as diesel fuel throughout the country—thanks to ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

  • Major accomplishments are Fueling Biodiesel’s future at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

    From the streets of New York City to the surf of the California Coast, big things are happening to fuel biodiesel’s future. So it’s no surprise enthusiasts of America’s Advanced Biofuel are excited to converge this week in San Diego at the industry’s largest gathering of producers, distributors and fans. San Diego residents are invited to join the action free-of-charge ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • USEPA Selects Great Lakes Biodiesel Partner for Biodiesel Audits

    EcoEngineers, the engineering firm with which Great Lakes Biodiesel has partnered for its registration with the US Environmental Protection Agency, has received approval from the EPA to offer a quality assurance program designed to prevent fraud in the renewable fuel industry while bringing stability and fairness to biofuel marketing. The partnership with EcoEngineers, headquartered in Des ...

  • BioDiesel Technologies establishes first commercial jatropha oil biodiesel project in Brazil

    Brazil’s first commercial jatropha biodiesel project goes into operation this month following the delivery of BioDiesel Technologies’ (BDT) processing unit. BDT will deliver a further four processing units to increase the plant capacity to 40,000t/y by the end of the year. The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, will officially open the plant in September. Project operator, ...


    By BioDiesel Technologies GmbH

  • National biodiesel board applauds new biodiesel tax credit bill

    Today the National Biodiesel Board applauded the introduction of a bipartisan biodiesel tax credit bill that would convert the blender’s credit for biodiesel to a $1-per-gallon production credit for fuels produced in the United States for three years. The bill provides an additional 10-cent-per-gallon credit for small U.S. biodiesel producers. “Well-crafted and efficient tax ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Petrotec ramps up biodiesel production

    Petrotec AG, manufacturer of sustainable and CO2-neutral biodiesel using as a feedstock used cooking oil, is restarting biodiesel production at the beginning of January 2008 following the temporary production stop. All 25 staff members at the production facilities in Südlohn-Oeding and Emden, Germany, for whom the company filed for short-time at the end of October 2007, will go back to regular ...


    By Petrotec AG

  • Start date for biodiesel requirement announced - It`s now!

    Environment Minister, Peter Kent, today announced that the Government is moving ahead with the 2 percent renewable content requirement in diesel fuel and heating oil. The biodiesel requirement comes into effect on July 1, 2011. The start date is just a few days away, noted the Minister, who stressed that  there will be an 18 month first compliance period in order to provide some flexibility ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Easy, on-site percent biodiesel in diesel measurements

    Wilks Enterprise has introduced a portable infrared analyzer for measuring the biodiesel blend ratio. Since tax incentives and government regulations are often based on % biofuel, it is important to have an accurate measurement system. The InfraCal Filtometer is rugged, compact, portable and easy to use by non-technical personnel. It gives a direct readout in % biodiesel allowing the user the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Biodiesel industry honors year of achievements, industry growth

    The biodiesel industry saw record market growth in 2016 and this year’s National Biodiesel Board industry awards highlight champions who have had a major impact on the use of biodiesel. Clean air champions, policy drivers, fleet vehicle influencers, and lifetime biodiesel advocates were all honored this week during the National Biodiesel Conference and Expo. “The biodiesel ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Largest U.S. Biodiesel Plant Breaks Ground in Indiana

    CLAYPOOL, Indiana, August 23, 2007 (ENS) - Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels hosted a groundbreaking Tuesday for what will be the largest biodiesel refinery in the United States and one of the largest in the world. A crowd of close to 2,000 people attended the event. The $150 million Louis Dreyfus Soybean Processing and Biodiesel Plant to be constructed just southwest of Claypool in ...

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