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UPM receives RSB certification for its BioVerno renewable diesel and naptha

UPM receives RSB certification for its BioVerno renewable diesel and naptha

May 30, 2017 |

In Finland, UPM Biofuels has again received a new acknowledgement of the sustainability of its value chain by receiving an RSB (The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) certificate for both UPM BioVerno renewable diesel and naphtha, as well as production sidestreams turpentine and pitch. RSB verifies the sustainability and reliability of feedstock sourcing and production.  UPM Biofuels has previously received sustainability […]

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Ryder System begins retailing renewable diesel in San Francisco

Ryder System begins retailing renewable diesel in San Francisco

May 16, 2017 |

In California, Ryder System announced that it has begun to offer renewable diesel (RD) fuel, at its San Francisco fueling facility, located at 2700 3rd Street. With this implementation, Ryder customers will be better able to address their sustainability goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions while still utilizing diesel vehicles. Based on production levels and […]

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Riverside Renewables going for 100% renewable diesel plan for Port of Longview

Riverside Renewables going for 100% renewable diesel plan for Port of Longview

May 10, 2017 |

In Texas, Riverside Renewables has rejigged its biofuels, oil and propane plans that were rejected last year by the Port of Longview to a biofuels-only plan that would produce drop in fuels from 150 million gallons of virgin non-palm oil vegetable oils annually. The fuels would have 70% fewer GHG emissions and would therefore qualify […]

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Renewable diesel a-go-go: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Neste

Renewable diesel a-go-go: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Neste

May 10, 2017 |

Neste is a refining and marketing company, with a production focus on premium-quality, lower-emission traffic fuels. The company produces a comprehensive range of major petroleum products and is the world’s leading supplier of renewable diesel. The company has net sales of greater than EUR 17.5 billion and employs around 5,000 people. Neste is included in […]

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CARB approves 12 new biodiesel and renewable diesel pathways

CARB approves 12 new biodiesel and renewable diesel pathways

March 28, 2017 |

In California, the Air Resources Board has approved eight new biodiesel pathways and another four for renewable diesel under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard using its CA-GREET 2.0 model. The biodiesel pathways are for tallow, soy oil and UCO feedstocks produced at Delek Renewables’ facilities in Texas and Arkansas, two for REG’s Newton, Iowa biodiesel […]

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Diamond Green Diesel expanding to 275M gallon capacity to meet booming renewable diesel demand

Diamond Green Diesel expanding to 275M gallon capacity to meet booming renewable diesel demand

March 19, 2017 |

In Louisiana, the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco will expand its annual production capacity of renewable diesel from 10,000 barrels per day to 18,000 bpd (275 million gallons per year), using Honeywell UOP’s Ecofining process technology. We originally reported that the project, which came to light in August 2016, as a project scheduled for […]

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US consumed nearly 2.9 billion gallons of bio and renewable diesel in 2016

US consumed nearly 2.9 billion gallons of bio and renewable diesel in 2016

January 24, 2017 |

In Missouri, U.S. 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. According to numbers released by the EPA […]

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Cielo Waste Solutions to open MSW-to-renewable diesel facility in late 2017

Cielo Waste Solutions to open MSW-to-renewable diesel facility in late 2017

January 5, 2017 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions plans to invest C$7 million to upgrade the mothballed Western Biodiesel facility it recently bought for C$2.3 million in Alberta to its MSW-to-renewable diesel technology by the end of the year. The facility will process 2 metric tons of waste every hour to produce 18,000 liters of renewable diesel, a […]

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Neste supplying renewable diesel to more than 1,100 San Diego city vehicles

Neste supplying renewable diesel to more than 1,100 San Diego city vehicles

October 31, 2016 |

In California, the city of San Diego has recently started using Neste renewable diesel in its vehicle fleet consisting of service trucks, refuse packers, dump trucks, construction equipment, and street sweepers, to name a few. By switching from conventional petroleum diesel to Neste renewable diesel, the city of San Diego joins California’s cleanest city fleets including the cities […]

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Sacramento County to trial Neste’s renewable diesel if prices remain in check

Sacramento County to trial Neste’s renewable diesel if prices remain in check

August 30, 2016 |

In California, Sacramento County will trial Neste’s renewable diesel during the next three months in its fleet of more than 400 trucks and other vehicles in what it hopes will be a path towards reducing GHG emissions. The price has been a main crux of switching over to renewable fuels such as Neste’s drop-in fuel, […]

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