Tag: renewable diesel

Neste’s Zero Island project cuts emissions on Lidö by 78%

Neste’s Zero Island project cuts emissions on Lidö by 78%

June 15, 2019 |

In Sweden, Neste and its partners set to turn the island of Lidö in the Swedish archipelago into a climate neutral Zero Island in just 12 months. As a result of the project, the island’s emissions were brought down by an impressive 78 percent from their previous levels and included solutions like using Neste MY […]

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Cielo Waste Solutions’ opens Aldersyde renewable fuels refinery

Cielo Waste Solutions’ opens Aldersyde renewable fuels refinery

June 15, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. is holding the “Grand Opening” of its renewable fuels refinery in Aldersyde, Alberta on July 11th. Cielo has been working diligently since its temporary shut-down of the Refinery, as announced on May 7, 2019, in order to facilitate the installation of its new heater equipment and waste recovery process. Tours […]

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Where is NEXT Renewable Fuels going next and why we want them as a neighbor

Where is NEXT Renewable Fuels going next and why we want them as a neighbor

June 9, 2019 |

            NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc. is leading the way in turning recycled organic materials, like used cooking oil – white and brown grease, animal tallow and a variety of vegetable oils – into renewable transportation fuels, like second-generation advanced green diesel and other products, with their Oregon facility. Representing an […]

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Biobased diesel fuels deliver largest carbon emission reductions for transportation

Biobased diesel fuels deliver largest carbon emission reductions for transportation

June 2, 2019 |

In California, new data gathered by the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard program, shows that biobased diesel fuels like Neste MY Renewable Diesel deliver the state’s biggest reduction in carbon emissions for the transportation sector. “This study from CARB is a welcome confirmation: renewable diesel can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and […]

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Cielo achieves milestone with first sale of renewable diesel

Cielo achieves milestone with first sale of renewable diesel

April 21, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. announced that, prior to adding the desulphurization unit, on which Cielo is currently working, the Company has achieved an important milestone by selling the first 5,000 liters of high grade renewable diesel to its first customer at $1.00 per litre. This sale confirms that, even before desulphurization occurs, there […]

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Renewable diesel fuel in trial stage for Southern Oil

Renewable diesel fuel in trial stage for Southern Oil

March 9, 2019 |

In Australia, Southern Oil is trialing the production of renewable diesel fuel made from plastic waste, old tires, agriculture and forestry waste and biosolids, for up to 18 months. The trials will use the fuel for heavy machinery, trucks and marine engines and will lead to a new fuel refinery being constructed within the next […]

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Iowa grants tax benefits to proposed $58.7 million renewable diesel project

Iowa grants tax benefits to proposed $58.7 million renewable diesel project

February 25, 2019 |

In Iowa, ReadiFuels-Iowa, LLC is a newly created entity started by Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) and C&N Biofuels, LLC. The company will utilize a variety of feedstocks to produce approximately 34 million gallons of renewable diesel and renewable naphtha annually – the first facility of its kind in the state. ReadiFuels-Iowa plans to construct […]

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$$$ from Neste, Fulcrum, others making renewable diesel a dream come true

$$$ from Neste, Fulcrum, others making renewable diesel a dream come true

December 15, 2018 |

There is huge news for renewable diesel right now and not just with one company or one country. It’s a global ‘wahoo’ type of ‘holy cow, is this really happening’ news. The kind of news that you have to pinch yourself to make sure it’s not just a dream. But it’s real. By The Digest’s […]

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For the times they are a changin’ – Conversions abound from diesel to renewable diesel

For the times they are a changin’ – Conversions abound from diesel to renewable diesel

November 4, 2018 |

The seasons are changing in many parts of the world right now, but what really is changing this autumn is how the world is looking at renewable diesel. Phillips 66 and REG’s announcement about a new renewable diesel plant on the U.S. West Coast planned for 2021 comes after a notable increase in refineries that […]

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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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