domestic biodiesel News

  • 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

  • Biodiesel Business Academy announces Biodiesel Essay Scholarship 2014

    The Biodiesel Business Academy, BBA announces the Biodiesel Essay Scholarship to help raise awareness of this important and emerging alternative fuel in our world. We, at Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) firmly believe that biodiesel can reduce dependence on petroleum fuels, address climate change and boost domestic economy. Biodiesel from a variety of non food crops can meet ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Biodiesel Academy releases Calendar of Biodiesel Events for the year 2015

    Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) is proudly presenting its calendar of Events and training Programmes scheduled in year 2015 on nonfood oil based biofuels. The BBA has proud to present the industry’s leading training portfolio developed specifically to focus on the needs of commercially-minded business executives from both within and beyond the green energy industries. The CJP-Advanced ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Biodiesel Conference Focuses Strong Message on RFS

    The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) held its annual conference this week in San Diego, Calif. As always, the soybean industry has a large presence at the conference. ASA Board Member and representative to the NBB, Mike Cunningham of Illinois, ASA Washington staff and many other soybean farmers and state soybean association staff are participating in the conference. Attendees heard from experts and ...

  • Soy Checkoff Recognizes Market Developer, Biodiesel Board

    The United Soybean Board (USB) recently awarded two of its highest honors to a market developer and an organization that have been instrumental in developing major new opportunities for U.S. soybeans that have greatly impacted the profit potential for all U.S. soybean farmers. USB gave its Outstanding Achievement Award to international aquaculture market developer Michael Cremer, Ph.D., and its ...


    By United Soybean Board (USB)

  • ADM to Construct Biodiesel Facility in Joaçaba, Brazil

    Facility will significantly increase company’s biodiesel capacity in Brazil DECATUR, Ill. - Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that it will construct a second biodiesel plant in Brazil. The facility, to be built in Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, will be adjacent to existing ADM soybean crushing and refining facilities. With an annual biodiesel production capacity of ...

  • Safeway converts US trucking fleet to biodiesel

    Safeway Inc. announced Friday that it has converted its entire U.S. truck fleet to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel. The company will use B20, a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent diesel, in its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks. Biodiesel is made from renewable resources such as fats and vegetable oils. Blends of up to 20 percent can be used in any diesel engine with no need for ...

  • NBB Releases Statement on Senate Biodiesel Tax Legislation

    The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel after Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., introduced new legislation with 12 additional cosponsors to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 and reform it as a domestic production credit: “Biodiesel and renewable ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • New data reaffirms carbon benefits of biodiesel

    Biomass-based fuels present a tremendous opportunity to transition toward a more sustainable mix of renewable energy. This was a key theme of an alternative fuels workshop hosted today by the U.S. Department of Energy in Macon, Georgia. The workshop examined the sustainability of feedstocks like soybean oil, which can be used to make biodiesel or alternative jet fuel. Wally Tyner, a professor of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • 2016 Biodiesel Market Skunks previous records

    US consumers saw a record of almost 2.9 billion gallons of biodiesel and renewable diesel in 2016, outpacing the previous record by almost 40 percent. Also for the first time ever, the monthly market topped 300 million gallons, with December’s numbers coming in at 362 million gallons. “We are proud to be delivering record gallons of American made biodiesel, but that success is ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • National Biodiesel Board Testified Before U.S. Commerce Department on Harm Caused by Indonesian Biodiesel Imports

    Today the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) testified in a public hearing at the U.S. Department of Commerce on significant trade deficits with Indonesia, describing the harm caused by the increasing volumes of unfairly traded biodiesel imports. The hearing was held in response to executive order 13786, which called for an omnibus report on significant trade deficits. NBB testified on the ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

    The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwide. “We strongly urge you to extend the biodiesel tax credit and take this opportunity to make a simple, common-sense reform by focusing the credit on U.S. ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Biodiesel Big Rigs Roll Into Great American Trucking Show

    DALLAS, Texas, August 24, 2007 (ENS) - The first group of SmartWay Grow & Go truckers to use renewable fuels was recognized today by the top air official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's today at the Great American Trucking Show in the Dallas Convention Center. Truckers are now using biodiesel and a new computer software is making it easy for them to find ...

  • U.S. biodiesel industry testifies to ITC on illegal trading at hearing

    Today the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it is formally initiating antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia. This decision follows a petition that was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission on behalf of the National Biodiesel Board Fair Trade Coalition, which is made up of the ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Soy Biodiesel Earns National Cemetery a White House Award

    Washington, DC (ENS) - Keeping more than 90 pieces of equipment running smoothly at Michigan's Fort Custer National Cemetery, a 770-acre facility with more than 20,000 graves, is the job of mechanic Tim Trittschuh. He has replaced petroleum-based fuel and lubricants at the cemetary with biodiesel blends and soy biobased lubricants wherever possible. 'All of the products we've used have worked as ...

  • UPS Begins Using Renewable Biodiesel at Major U.S. Hub

    What can Brown do for you?  For a start, it's making your world greener by using cleaner burning biodiesel.  The United Parcel Service began using biodiesel blends at its most vital hub in Louisville, Kentucky this month.  "There is a finite amount of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • 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

  • Spanish company touts process to turn urban waste into biodiesel

    A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine. “My first ...


    By Ecofa

  • Imperium Renewables, Nation's Second Largest Biodiesel Company, Applauds EPA Decision on Canadian Canola

    Imperium Renewables, the nation's second largest biodiesel producer, today released the following statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to allow domestic sales of biodiesel produced from all canola grown in North America. Imperium Renewables President and CEO John Plaza, said: "Today's EPA announcement is good for Imperium ...


  • RecOil Project round table: Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030

    The RecOil project team* would like to invite you to the round table “Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030” on 3/03/2014 at the headquarter of the European Biomass Industry Association (Scotland House, Rond-Point Schuman 6, B-1040 Brussels). The event is organised with the support of the European Commission under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme of ...


    By RecOil Project

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