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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UPS brings overall use of drop-in fuels over 10% of fleet use in REG, Neste , Solazyme buy. In Georgia, UPS announced agreements for the purchase up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years from Neste, REG and Solazyme, constituting a 15-fold increase over prior contracts and making UPS one […]
In Italy, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the city will leapfrog its efforts to protect the climate from harmful effects of diesel emissions by phasing out the use of petroleum diesel in the municipal fleet and replacing it with renewable diesel by the end of this year. Lee made the announcement in […]
In California, Amyris announced the successful completion of a diesel demonstration program with Volkswagen of America, Inc. that was designed to test the commercial readiness of Amyris renewable diesel and its ability to enhance VW’s innovative and advanced diesel technology. The collaboration included evaluating emissions reductions and demonstrating performance of Volkswagen’s existing TDI® Clean Diesel […]
In Kansas, East Kansas Agri-Energy to getting a grant to help reduce the investment cost for a renewable diesel facility that will use corn oil as feedstock. Previously, the corn oil produced at the facility was sold to biodiesel markets but will now be used domestically for biofuel production.
Neste’s cost-competitive, advanced, drop-in renewable diesel to be deployed at 18 Propel stations in California. All the renewable attributes, and the same price at the pump. In California, Propel Fuels has launched California’s most advanced diesel fuel: Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) at Propel locations across Northern California. Propel’s Diesel HPR uses Neste Oil’s NEXBTL renewable diesel, […]
In Finland, the world’s first wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery has started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland. UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM, and produces approximately 120 million liters of renewable UPM BioVerno diesel yearly. The UPM BioVerno diesel is produced out of crude tall oil, a residue of pulp […]
California Energy Commission: “Biodiesel, renewable diesel “making tremendous gains…Market transformation is underway.”
From California, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition acting head Graham Noyes writes to advise: The California Energy Commission (CEC) held a workshop today in Sacramento regarding its 2014 Draft Integrated Energy Report Update (2014 IEPR). The CEC prepares this biennial report to assess major energy trends in California and make policy recommendations. As such, the IEPR […]
In Illinois, UOP announced that its advanced process technology will be used to produce renewable diesel for the U.S. military through the U.S. Department of Defense Advanced Drop-in Biofuels Production Project. Emerald Biofuels LLC will use Honeywell’s UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology to refine non-edible oils and animal fats into renewable diesel, also known as Honeywell […]
Will the old Buckeye Ethanol site in South Point, Ohio be transformed into an ultra-modern base for renewable diesel and jet fuel blendstocks? That’s the vision for a new project origination team that is talking about 1.2B gallons of capacity. Possible? The Digest investigates. From Ohio, word has been going around this week of a […]