Tag: renewable diesel

Gevo developes proprietary process to produce renewable diesel

Gevo developes proprietary process to produce renewable diesel

September 5, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has developed proprietary, breakthrough processes that converts either low-carbon isobutanol or low-value “fusel oils,” a mixture of alcohols that are byproducts from fermentation processes such as alcohol production, into renewable diesel. This renewable diesel is expected to compete head-to-head on price with natural and petroleum-based equivalents, while reducing particulates […]

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New Neste commercial fueling sites open in CA and new President of Neste US

New Neste commercial fueling sites open in CA and new President of Neste US

August 31, 2019 |

In California, fleet drivers in Northern and Central California can now fuel up at multiple commercial fueling sites with Neste MY Renewable Diesel, thanks to the recent opening of three new locations. Also, Jeremy Baines has been appointed as President of Neste US as of 1 September 2019. In his role, he is responsible for […]

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Heavenly Trash – Dream in the sky or bringing it down to earth?  Cielo and the future of waste to renewable diesel

Heavenly Trash – Dream in the sky or bringing it down to earth? Cielo and the future of waste to renewable diesel

August 31, 2019 |

Cielo – it means “sky” in Spanish but some also use the word Cielo to refer to Heaven, bringing with it images of stunning white puffy clouds filled with clean air and hope. So it’s an appropriate name for Cielo Waste Solutions. After all they are taking trash and converting it into something valuable – […]

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Neste scores partnership for renewable diesel distribution in Oregon

Neste scores partnership for renewable diesel distribution in Oregon

August 15, 2019 |

In Oregon, Neste announced an exclusive partnership with a distributor in Oregon, McCall Companies. Through this partner, fleet owners now have access to high-performance low-carbon Neste MY Renewable Diesel™, making this the first time the fuel is available in Oregon. Since launching in California in 2017, Neste estimates that Neste MY Renewable Diesel has reduced […]

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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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