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Motorists forced to burn more rainforest to meet EU green energy targets – 2017 figures

June 6, 2018

Diesel cars and trucks burned more than half (51%) of all the palm oil used in Europe in…
U.S. biodiesel production still increasing despite expiration of tax credit

December 18, 2017

Through the first nine months of 2017, U.S. biodiesel production levels were slightly higher than 2016 levels, despite…
U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

June 14, 2017

For University of Minnesota (UMN) researchers, scum is a word packed with profitable promise. College of Food, Agricultural…
EIA forecasts continued biomass-based diesel growth due to final 2017 RFS targets

December 14, 2016

On November 23, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final rule for the 2017 Renewable Fuel…
Study elucidates function of an enzyme essential for biofuel production

December 9, 2016

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have revealed the function of an enzyme found in cyanobacteria, essential for…
U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports increase 61% in 2015

April 13, 2016

After reaching its highest level to date in 2013, U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and…
Better Catalytic Converter: A New Tool for Emission Control

January 23, 2016

Two UConn researchers have developed a technology that promises big improvements on one of the most common and…
Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy at highest level since 1954

May 20, 2015

In the United States, petroleum is by far the most-consumed transportation fuel. But recently the share of fuels…
U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports decline 36% in 2014

March 23, 2015

After reaching record levels in 2013, United States imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and renewable diesel)…
Researchers produce two biofuels from a single algae

January 29, 2015

A common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and…
BEHA – new Eco aircraft

November 29, 2014

Faradair is a new Anglo-US venture dedicated to developing the world’s first Bio-Diesel Electric Hybrid Aircraft – BEHA.…
New, fossil-fuel-free process makes biodiesel sustainable

May 22, 2014

A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an Michigan State University researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the…
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