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, […]
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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 […]
In Colombia, the country’s industry regulator SIC approved a patent for Ecopetrol’s Biocetano technology that produces renewable diesel from palm oil mixed with hydrogen. It is the third biofuel patent to be approved for the company this year.
In Illinois, Honeywell-owned UOP LLC has partnered with the Diamond Green Diesel plant in Norco, La. to use its UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology. Able to produce over 130 million gallons of green diesel annually, the plant is the largest of its kind in the U.S. Known as Honeywell Green Diesel™, the facility produces high-quality renewable […]
In Massachusetts, Joule announced that its Sunflow-D and Sunflow-J CO2-neutral fuels comply with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for diesel and jet fuel. The CO2-derived fuels require no chemical upgrading and can be blended with fossil fuels up to 50 percent. The ASTM standards compliance moves Joule one step closer to […]
In Kansas, Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy announced the formation of a partnership with WB Services LLC on May 1, to expand its biofuels footprint by integrating a renewable diesel production facility into the existing ethanol plant. WB Services will design, construct and operate the renewable diesel plant utilizing patented renewable diesel process technology. WB Services is […]
In Finland, Neste Oil has joined forces with DONG Energy to develop an integrated process to produce renewable diesel and aviation fuel based on agricultural residues. DONG Energy’s Inbicon technology will be used in the first part of the process to pre-treat biomass and produce cellulosic sugars that can be converted into microbial oil with […]