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Navy ship runs on 100% drop-in renewable diesel

Navy ship runs on 100% drop-in renewable diesel

August 8, 2016 |

In California, for the first time ever a Navy ship has operated on a 100 percent drop-in renewable diesel fuel. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division’s (NSWC PHD) Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS) completed final-phase testing of a 100% drop-in renewable diesel fuel as part of the Navy’s MILSPEC qualification program. ReadiDiesel™ was developed […]

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Washington county looks to reduce GHG emissions with renewable diesel switch

Washington county looks to reduce GHG emissions with renewable diesel switch

August 3, 2016 |

In Washington state, Chelan County Public Utility District is looking to switch over to drop-in renewable diesel for use in its vehicles following successful trials showed no impact on performance. Though some concerns remain such as impacts on rainforests from the use of palm feedstocks to the price that is currently higher than fossil diesel, […]

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Milligan Biofuels teams with Saskatchewan to bring drop-in renewable diesel to market

Milligan Biofuels teams with Saskatchewan to bring drop-in renewable diesel to market

July 18, 2016 |

In Canada, Milligan Biofuels is working with the Saskatchewan Research Council using a grant from the Saskatchewan Agriculture Development Fund to develop a drop-in diesel replacement the company believes will be the future of biofuel. Plans for a pilot plant are currently under way with expectation the fuel could go commercial in the next few […]

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Ecopetrol gets Malaysian patent for renewable diesel technology

Ecopetrol gets Malaysian patent for renewable diesel technology

April 14, 2016 |

In Malaysia, the country’s patent-making authority has given a grant to Colombia’s Ecopetrol for producing renewable diesel via hydrotreatment known as Biocetano that results from adding hydrogen to vegetable oils and animal fats. The technology was developed by the Colombian Petroleum Institute. The company has already secured a patent for the technology in Colombia while […]

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US bio and renewable diesel imports jumped 61% in 2015

US bio and renewable diesel imports jumped 61% in 2015

April 11, 2016 |

In Washington, after reaching its highest level to date in 2013, U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and renewable diesel) fell in 2014 amid uncertainty surrounding future Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) targets and the elimination of the biodiesel blender’s tax credit. As higher targets for biomass-based diesel were finalized in 2015, U.S. imports […]

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Could renewable diesel’s boom be cut short by feedstock access and availability?

Could renewable diesel’s boom be cut short by feedstock access and availability?

April 10, 2016 |

The world is notoriously awash in gasoline and diesel fuel, but is purty darn short on renewable diesel. And the world of advanced biofuels is short on rock-star, no-brainer, home run success stories, of which renewable diesel is undoubtedly one. Renewable diesel demand is booming, booming, booming. We’ve tipped it repeatedly in The Digest, not […]

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Boom-boom: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable diesel’s growth and horizons

Boom-boom: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable diesel’s growth and horizons

April 10, 2016 |

This week, we held a well-attended webinar on the boom on in Renewable diesel. Here below is a slide deck presented on the day, from Will Thurmond, President of Emerging Markets Online — highlights from the upcoming Drop In Fuels 2020: A Global Market Study. The recorded version can be accessed here.

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Boom Times: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Diesel’s explosive growth

Boom Times: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Renewable Diesel’s explosive growth

April 6, 2016 |

This week, we held a well-attended webinar on “Boom times in Renewable Diesel” Here below is the first slide deck presented on the day, from The Digest. The recorded version of the webinar can be accessed here.

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Oregon city switching a third of fleet to 100% renewable diesel this summer

Oregon city switching a third of fleet to 100% renewable diesel this summer

March 29, 2016 |

In Oregon, the City of Corvallis is betting on biofuels as it switches a third of its fleet to renewable diesel this summer. About 40 vehicles including buses will switch over, costing the city about 12 cents per gallon more than fossil diesel. Currently the fleet is running on a 50/50 blend of fossil diesel […]

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SBI Bioenergy to bring demo renewable diesel plant online by year’s end

SBI Bioenergy to bring demo renewable diesel plant online by year’s end

March 16, 2016 |

In Canada, SBI Bioenergy is preparing to open its drop-in renewable diesel and aviation jet fuel facility later this year that it says can produce fuel from canola and other oils cheaper than traditional biofuels by not using water or hydrogen nor producing waste. The demo facility near Edmonton will produce 10 million liters annually, […]

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