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Neste MY Renewable Diesel rockin’ it this month

Neste MY Renewable Diesel rockin’ it this month

May 12, 2018 |

Neste reaches 1B gallons renewable diesel sale, runs in fire trucks, ambulances and school vehicles In Texas, Neste U.S., Inc. is celebrating its 1 billionth gallon of Neste MY Renewable Diesel sold in North America which has effectively helped reduce more than seven million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the Earth’s atmosphere. This […]

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NYC to use 99% renewable diesel in over 1,000 city vehicles

NYC to use 99% renewable diesel in over 1,000 city vehicles

May 6, 2018 |

In New York, the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services announced that it will for the first time use renewable diesel to power over 1,000 City government vehicles. The renewable diesel will be produced by Renewable Energy Group and distributed by Sprague Energy. New York City will be one of the first fleets […]

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San Francisco Bay Area sightseeing cruise company switches to 100% Neste renewable diesel

San Francisco Bay Area sightseeing cruise company switches to 100% Neste renewable diesel

April 23, 2018 |

In California, sightseeing cruise company Red and White Fleet operating in the San Francisco Bay Area, California switched its entire fleet of vessels from operating on conventional diesel to using 100% Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. The City of San Francisco and a number of public transit agencies supported Red and White Fleet’s research and transition […]

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New Valtra tractors to be delivered filled with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

New Valtra tractors to be delivered filled with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

March 13, 2018 |

In Finland, Valtra has become the first tractor factory in the world to begin using Neste MY Renewable Diesel as the start-up fuel for all new tractors. As a result, around 700,000 litres of fossil diesel fuel will be replaced each year by 100-percent renewable fuel. When the tractors roll off the assembly line, the […]

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US Navy researchers develop new class of renewable diesel

US Navy researchers develop new class of renewable diesel

January 3, 2018 |

In California, researchers from the US Navy at China Lake have developed a new class of drop-in renewable diesel from biomass using acid catalyzed condensation of 2-tridecanone with a series of diols through fermentation that provide similar energy levels as traditional biodiesel while providing up to a third more octane levels and nearly double those […]

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Neste decides on Singapore to extend renewable diesel production 1 million tons

Neste decides on Singapore to extend renewable diesel production 1 million tons

December 12, 2017 |

In Finland, Neste’s Board of Directors has decided that Neste’s additional production capacity for renewable diesel, renewable aviation fuel and raw materials for various biochemical uses will be located in Singapore. The decision initiates technical design of the new production line, with the aim of a final investment decision by the end of 2018. If […]

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California responsible for half of national renewable diesel demand

California responsible for half of national renewable diesel demand

October 24, 2017 |

In California, demand for renewable diesel in the state makes up for about half of the country’s consumption, the vast majority of which is supplied by Neste’s refineries in Singapore and Europe. California’s credits generated by renewable diesel reached $91.74 per metric ton earlier this month with some analysts believing its could rise to $215 […]

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St1 investing in equipment for major renewable diesel production upgrade

St1 investing in equipment for major renewable diesel production upgrade

July 17, 2017 |

In Finland, St1 is investing in a new hydrogen manufacturing unit, which will be built in the St1 Refinery in Gothenburg, Sweden. This is the first step in the series of planned investments, which will enable the St1 Refinery to start the production of renewable diesel in 2020. The construction work of the new hydrogen […]

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Tesoro investing $3.5 million in North Dakota renewable diesel retrofit

Tesoro investing $3.5 million in North Dakota renewable diesel retrofit

July 10, 2017 |

In North Dakota, Tesoro is looking to invest $3.5 million to retrofit its 8,000-barrel-per-day diesel hydrotreater at the Dickinson refinery to produce renewable diesel from corn oil or soy oil for supply into the state’s B5 market. The North Dakota Industrial Commission recently granted the company $500,000 towards the retrofit project that could be online by […]

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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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