Tag: renewable fuels

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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Iowa governor wants to include $3 million for renewable fuels infrastructure in 2019 budget

Iowa governor wants to include $3 million for renewable fuels infrastructure in 2019 budget

January 15, 2019 |

In Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds released her 2019 Iowa budget proposal Jan. 15. Included in her budget was $3 million for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program, which provides cost-share grants to help Iowa retailers incorporate blender pumps, storage tanks and other necessary equipment to offer higher blends of biofuels. In response, Iowa Renewable Fuels […]

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About 2/3 of Sweden’s public buses running on renewable fuels

About 2/3 of Sweden’s public buses running on renewable fuels

November 9, 2015 |

In Sweden, about 67% of public buses are running on renewable fuels, a jump from the 58% of buses that ran on renewable fuels in 2014, and a complete step change from the 6% in 2006. Biodiesel takes the lead in renewable fuel demand, with biogas and ED95 also popular renewable fuels.  In Stockholm County, […]

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Fuels America: How did the oil industry suddenly become Obama Administration climate policy advisors?

Fuels America: How did the oil industry suddenly become Obama Administration climate policy advisors?

November 1, 2015 |

In Washington, Fuels America will launch a seven-figure TV and digital ad campaign Friday morning depicting President Obama’s choice of who to listen to when it comes to the Renewable Fuel Standard: his own experts who have repeatedly shown that ethanol and renewable fuel is dramatically reducing carbon emissions, or the oil industry, which has […]

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Scorching Summer Drives California Innovation and Biofuels

Scorching Summer Drives California Innovation and Biofuels

August 31, 2015 |

By Graham Noyes, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition Special to The Digest In contrast to DC’s swamp-like conditions, California’s capitol is known for its dry triple digit heat. This August, politicians and citizens alike are breathing Central Valley air scorched by dry heat and periodically thickened by wildfire smoke. The four year drought has deprived both […]

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The Aviation renewable fuels imperative

The Aviation renewable fuels imperative

May 25, 2015 |

“For sure, we see this period as the most difficult, the most critical.” From remarks by Antonio De Palmas — president, Boeing Italy, at the World Bioenergy Leadership Forum In aviation we have changing demographics, and climate urgency. Climate change and pollution is a big challenge for us. At the saem time, aviation is expanding and […]

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Renewable fuels and prices survey: the readers speak

Renewable fuels and prices survey: the readers speak

January 1, 2014 |

In our recent survey on renewable fuels and prices, we received quite a mailbox full of comments. The survey, in general, aimed to present a series of social or environmental benefits claimed for biofuels — for readers to consider how much more (or less) they would pay for a fuel that contained those benefits. Please […]

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Join the Navy and Free the World: A special report on military biofuels

Join the Navy and Free the World: A special report on military biofuels

[ 0 ] September 15, 2010 |

In California, Solazyme tells the Digest that it has signed a new deal with the US Navy and Honeywell’s UOP to deliver 150,000 gallons of algal-based biofuel for HRF-76 Renewable Naval Distillate fuel, the primary shipboard fuel used by the Navy. The news follows an initial contract for 20,000 gallons of HRF-76, signed in 2009, […]

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