Tag: renewable diesel

After Dieselgate, renewables more critical to diesel’s future than ever: survey

After Dieselgate, renewables more critical to diesel’s future than ever: survey

January 23, 2017 |

Americans respond more to environmental messages on renewable diesel fuels than energy security or economic impact, according to a survey undertaken by the Diesel Technology Forum and presented last week by DTF’s Tom Fulks at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. The complete slide deck is here. But here’s the money slide. In the national […]

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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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The 7 Flying Reindeer: Renewable Fuel Myths that continue to defy gravity

The 7 Flying Reindeer: Renewable Fuel Myths that continue to defy gravity

December 22, 2015 |

Food vs Fuel, biofuels causing corn planting to skyrocket, low oil prices killing off renewable fuels, the subsidy myth, the emissions myth, the “people won’t buy the fuels” myth, and the RINsanity myth. Ahem, here’s the hard data. It’s Christmas Week, and somewhere around the world this Thursday night some skeptical 9-year old is going to […]

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EPA says VW running massive Clean Air scam via Jettas, Audis, Passats

EPA says VW running massive Clean Air scam via Jettas, Audis, Passats

September 20, 2015 |

VW facing up to $18.07 billion in fines; recalls, mandatory vehicle emission fixes on the horizon; investigations underway at EPA and in California as “defeat devices” uncovered that evade clean air regulations. In Washington, EPA issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, and Volkswagen Group of America, […]

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Propel Fuels reports 15X jump in California renewable fuel sales (diesel) in 2015

Propel Fuels reports 15X jump in California renewable fuel sales (diesel) in 2015

August 17, 2015 |

West Coast renewable fuel retailer says the launch of 100% drop-in renewable diesel has spiked sales on a per-outlet basis — 5X jump in renewable content, and 3X jump in gallons sold. In California, Propel Fuels is reporting a 15X jump in per-outlet sales of renewable fuel for diesel engines, based on a 3X increase in […]

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Amyris aims for huge second half for 2014 as in-line Q2 earnings announced

Amyris aims for huge second half for 2014 as in-line Q2 earnings announced

August 10, 2014 |

The Pharaohs of Farnesene continue to pick up momentum. In California, Amyris reported a net loss of $35.5M for the second quarter of 2014 on sales of $9.3M, with a 5.4 percent increase in sales over Q2 2013. Renewable product sales were $4.4M for the quarter, while “Recognized grants and collaborations revenues” reached $4.9M. In […]

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REG’s biodiesel sales continue to expand, despite tough price environment, as Q2 earnings drop

REG’s biodiesel sales continue to expand, despite tough price environment, as Q2 earnings drop

August 10, 2014 |

Biodiesel giant is up on gallons, down on dollars as market prices weigh on results. In Iowa, REG announced net income of $10.8 million for the second quarter on revenues of $332.9M, a drop from its Q2 2013 net income of $19.6 million, and a 13% drop in revenue despite an 11% lift in gallons produced. […]

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BTG showcases new pyrolysis process for renewable diesel

BTG showcases new pyrolysis process for renewable diesel

June 17, 2013 |

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 […]

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