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Italian company begins marketing Neste’s renewable diesel in the Alps

Italian company begins marketing Neste’s renewable diesel in the Alps

January 28, 2016 |

In Italy, oil and energy company Tamoil has begun selling arctic diesel containing Neste’s renewable diesel to its corporate customers in the northern Italian Alps region. Premium-quality “Gasolio Artico Tamoil – New Generation Diesel” fuel containing a minimum of 20% of Neste’s renewable diesel reduces emissions and provides excellent performance in cold conditions. This year, […]

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Mack Trucks follows parent Volvo to approve renewable diesel

Mack Trucks follows parent Volvo to approve renewable diesel

January 7, 2016 |

In North Carolina, Following extensive truck and engine testing, Mack Trucks has signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines. Renewable diesel fuel delivers performance similar to diesel refined from petroleum, but with several additional customer benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs. “As […]

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Cummins to finish renewable diesel testing in January

Cummins to finish renewable diesel testing in January

December 28, 2015 |

In Indiana, Cummins expects to finish its tests of renewable diesel in January at which time it will decide whether or not the fuel has negative impacts on its engines. Though it appreciates the improved environmental impact of renewable fuels, until it has completed its testing phase the company does not want to publically support […]

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Volvo Trucks North America approves renewable diesel fuel for all of its engines

Volvo Trucks North America approves renewable diesel fuel for all of its engines

December 10, 2015 |

In North Carolina, Volvo Trucks North America, after concluding truck and engine lab testing, has approved the use of renewable diesel fuel for all of its proprietary Volvo engines, offering environmental and cost-savings benefits to customers. Volvo is the first OEM to endorse the use of advanced hydrocarbon renewable diesel fuel. “Environmental care is a […]

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SGP taps IHI as EPC, FYI, for massive USA 5-project plan for renewable diesel and jet fuel

SGP taps IHI as EPC, FYI, for massive USA 5-project plan for renewable diesel and jet fuel

October 21, 2015 |

1.2 billion gallons in renewable jet and aviation fuels capacity, produced in the US Midwest, took a step closer to realization this week with news from SG Preston that the company has tapped IHI E&C, the Houston‐based engineering, procurement and construction division of Japanese giant IHI, for the building of a series of five commercial volume, […]

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Propel expands low-NOx renewable diesel to Hayward, CA

Propel expands low-NOx renewable diesel to Hayward, CA

October 1, 2015 |

In California, Propel Fuels debuted “the nation’s most advanced diesel fuel, Diesel HPR  to  the “880 Gas” station in Hayward. In light of the recent VW scandal and increased nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in affected Volkswagen diesel vehicles, Diesel HPR is a simple and affordable way to reduce emissions and improve local air quality. Diesel […]

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CARB advances Low Carbon Fuel Standard towards finalization, affirms biodiesel, renewable diesel’s primacy as carbon-fighting tool

CARB advances Low Carbon Fuel Standard towards finalization, affirms biodiesel, renewable diesel’s primacy as carbon-fighting tool

September 27, 2015 |

In California, the state Air Resources Board (CARB) has posted Response to Comments on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Regulation here   and posted the final environmental analysis, responses to environmental analysis comments, and proposed final regulatory order here. The National Biodiesel Board noted that CARB has affirmed biodiesel, America’s Advanced Biofuel, reduces greenhouse gas […]

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NeXgen Fuel supplies renewable diesel to California city

NeXgen Fuel supplies renewable diesel to California city

September 14, 2015 |

In California, the City of Walnut Creek has shifted its diesel fleet to renewable diesel, supplied by NeXgen Fuel and distributed by Golden Gate Petroleum, after the companies approached the city about the possibility. The city is paying around $2.75 per gallon for the drop-in fuel, about 10 cents cheaper than biodiesel and on par […]

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Fire! REG Geismar renewable diesel plant experiences 2nd fire in 2015

Fire! REG Geismar renewable diesel plant experiences 2nd fire in 2015

September 6, 2015 |

In Louisiana, a fire broke out early Friday morning (eastern time) at the company’s Geismar biorefinery. Emergency crews quickly responded to contain the fire and it was declared completely extinguished at 4:20 a.m. All employees on site have been accounted for. REG noted: “Four people-one REG employee and three contractors-were injured and are being treated […]

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Neste’s NEXBTL renewable diesel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide

Neste’s NEXBTL renewable diesel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide

August 17, 2015 |

Neste’s renewable traffic fuels and other renewable products are “part of the solution for the struggle against the climate change,” the company says. Using NEXBTL renewable diesel made from 100% renewable raw materials can result in 40 – 90% lower greenhouse gas emissions over its lifecycle when compared with fossil diesel. The company highlights the […]

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