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Neste Oil teams with DONG Energy on renewable diesel and aviation fuel

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 […]

March 6, 2014 More

UPM BioVerno’s renewable diesel just as good as fossil diesel

In Finland, the first fleet tests of UPM’s renewable diesel proved that UPM BioVerno works in cars just as well as regular diesel. The fleet tests, conducted through last year, focused on investigating UPM’s renewable diesel in terms of fuel functionality in engine and fuel consumption. At a 20% blend level, fuel consumption matched that […]

March 3, 2014 More

Sao Paulo taps Amyris renewable diesel for 400 city buses

In Brazil, São Paulo will be operating 400 city buses using Amyris Renewable Diesel, as the company continues to diversify its portfolio to include everything from biodiesel to fragrance oil. The program will also include a pilot operation in 2014 to use 100% Amyris Renewable Diesel in several city buses. Buses in São Paulo are […]

December 23, 2013 More

REG to acquire Syntroleum assets in $40M stock deal; to enter renewable diesel, at scale

In Oklahoma, and Iowa, Renewable Energy Group announced that it would acquire substantially all of the assets of Syntroleum Corporation, and assume substantially all of the material liabilities of Syntroleum, for 3,796,000 shares of REG common stock worth $40.08 million at today’s market close. The purchase price subject to reduction in the event that the […]

December 17, 2013 More

Amyris and Total launch “interim” joint venture as they advance towards renewable diesel and jet fuel.

Total elects to bottle up the IP and protect itself against Amyris “hardship” as it advances towards commercializing key biofuels. In California and France, Amyris and Total announced the formation of Total Amyris BioSolutions B.V., a 50-50 joint venture that now holds exclusive rights and a license under Amyris’s intellectual property to produce and market […]

December 8, 2013 More

BTG showcases new pyrolysis process for renewable diesel

In the Netherlands, BTG announced that it has developed a process to produce a renewable diesel from second-generation biomass. Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, took a ride in BTG’s 4-wheel drive vehicle, traveling on wood-based pyrolysis-diesel during a visit to Enschede on last week. This program is financed by the private sector […]

June 17, 2013 More

Syntroleum, Neste entangled in renewable diesel suit

In Oklahoma, Syntroleum Corporation filed suit against Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd with the High Court of Singapore asserting its Singapore Patent No. 169053 entitled “Hydrocracking Process For Biological Feedstocks and Hydrocarbons Produced Therefrom.” In the court filings for Suit 510 of 2013, Syntroleum alleges that Neste “operates a renewable diesel refinery at 1 Tuas […]

June 6, 2013 More

Coordinating Research Council releases report comparing renewable diesel with standard diesel

In Florida, ARA submitted a sample of its ReadiDiesel for a Coordinating Research Council (CRC) alternative and renewable diesel study — resulting in the report “Advanced Alternative and Renewable Diesel Fuels: Detailed Characterization of Physical and Chemical Properties” that compares the results of detailed analyses of the physical and chemical properties of ten advanced alternative and renewable […]

May 9, 2013 More

Short Takes in Biofuels for April 29: UPM, Volkswagen, renewable diesel

What Do I Absolutely Need to Know About… UPM and VTT, wood-based diesel and Volkswagen cars. UPM, VTT and VV-Auto Group will start fleet tests of renewable domestic diesel next month Biofuel will be produced by UPM, fleet tests will be coordinated by VTT and cars will be supplied by VV-Auto Group (which imports and […]

April 29, 2013 More

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 Consumer Product of the Year (biofuels) – Solazyme, Propel Fuels – renewable diesel

Last month, Propel Fuels and Solazyme partnered to offer Solazyme’s algae-based SoladieselBD to drivers through Propel’s Bay Area network of retail renewable fuel locations. In a one-month pilot, The fuel was sold at the same price as conventional diesel fuels at Propel’s Clean Fuel Points in Redwood City, San Jose (N. First St.), Berkeley, and […]

December 31, 2012 More