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Nevada looks to add 5 cent tax on biodiesel and renewable diesel as well as fossil diesel

Nevada looks to add 5 cent tax on biodiesel and renewable diesel as well as fossil diesel

April 24, 2019 |

In Nevada, biodiesel and renewable diesel are included in the proposed legislation that would see a 5 cent per gallon tax lobbed on diesel by rural counties starting Jan. 1, 2020. The bill has passed the state’s senate and will now move onto the assembly for passage. Funds raised by the taxes in areas with […]

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UK February biodiesel consumption grew faster than fossil diesel

UK February biodiesel consumption grew faster than fossil diesel

March 29, 2018 |

In the UK, Platts reports that biodiesel consumption growth outpaced fossil diesel consumption in February with a 27.5% increase of biodiesel demand over January compared to just a 15% increase for its fossil counterpart, which in and of itself was nearly 4% lower on the year. The demand shift pushed the blending by volume to […]

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German researchers change biodiesel molecules to act more like fossil diesel

German researchers change biodiesel molecules to act more like fossil diesel

October 3, 2013 |

In Germany, researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the Institute for Internal Combustion Engines of the Technical University of Braunschweig, the Steinbeis-Transfer Center for Biofuels and Environmental Measuring, Coburg, and the Technology Center Automotive of the University of Applied Sciences in Coburg have changed biodiesel molecules through metathesis with the aim of changing how the […]

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