In California, the state’s Air Resources Board is set to hold two workshops on March 11, one providing general updates on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and the other on ILUC. Staff will discuss a proposal to update iLUC values for corn ethanol, sugarcane ethanol, and soy biodiesel, as well as proposed iLUC values for […]
In California, Springboard Biodiesel, a leading provider of small-scale biodiesel processing systems, has announced the creation of a local biodiesel buyers club for interested individuals and companies in and around Butte County. The company, which has been manufacturing and selling state-of-the-art biodiesel production equipment for nearly 6 years, was a recent recipient of a grant […]
In California, Targray announced a new inventory location for biodiesel in Bakersfield. Service for B99 and B100 began in mid-February. Targray will supply biodiesel to its growing customer base in California using the terminal’s 24/7 truck rack.
In California, Pacific Ethanol plans to restart its 40 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Madera during the second quarter this year. The facility has been mothballed since 2009 after it operating for three years. When it comes back online, the company’s total ethanol production will be more than 200 million gallons.
In California, a comment period regarding various fuel pathways under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard is currently open until March 2. The fuel pathways open for comment are Methes Energies’ UCO to biodiesel and corn oil to biodiesel, Neste Oil’s New Zealand tallow to renewable diesel, and Poet’s corn and sorghum ethanols.
In California, Kellogg’s released a new palm oil sourcing commitment which goes beyond the often-criticized standards of “sustainable” palm oil certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). This announcement follows the release of strengthened palm oil purchasing policies from other major consumer companies including Unilever, Nestle and Ferrero as well as a new […]
Extreme Biodiesel lands $5M line of credit pre-approval for hemp cultivation, medical marijuana projects
In California, Extreme Biodiesel and subsidiary XTRM Cannabis Ventures have just received Pre-Approval for a $5 million line of credit from Coastal Mortgage Group for the purpose of purchasing real estate, the companies announced. XTRM plans to use the credit line for purchasing real estate for the purpose of Hemp Cultivation, Medical Marijuana Cultivation and […]
In California, Denver-based Crimson Renewable Energy announced that it has been awarded a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) to support expansion of its bio–refinery in Bakersfield. Crimson’s application received the highest score of the 10 proposals submitted in response to a 2013 California […]
In California, Amyris announced the selection of Dowell C&I Co., Ltd., a supplier of ingredients for the personal care industry, as its exclusive distributor of Neossance Squalane in the Republic of Korea. Amyris has developed a unique process that enables the scalable and sustainable production of Neossance Squalane as a high-purity, high-quality replacement for traditional […]
In California, Extreme Biodiesel announced its wholly owned subsidiary XTRM Cannabis Ventures has just completed assembly of its first Mobile Hemp To Biodiesel Production Unit. XTRM Cannabis Ventures will begin marketing and posting specs for the Mobile Hemp to Biodiesel unit shortly on its new website being constructed at http://xtrmcannabisventures.com. Housed in a traditional 25 foot trailer […]