Tag: Blue Sun

Troll the ancient waste-oil carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

Troll the ancient waste-oil carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

December 3, 2014 |

“On the way” forever, talked up by all, deployed by some – technologies that handle high free fatty acid feedstocks like used cooking oil are coming into their hey-day, via players like REG, Novozymes, Pacific Biodiesel, Blue Sun, Piedmont, COMAC and more. Christmas come early for advanced biofuels? The Digest investigates. One of the most […]

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Blue Sun receives BQ-9000 status for biodiesel

Blue Sun receives BQ-9000 status for biodiesel

September 22, 2014 |

In Missouri, Blue Sun has received BQ-9000 producer status from the National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission and National Biodiesel Board. This places Blue Sun in a select group of fewer than 50 companies that have received the certification. The NBAC’s National Biodiesel Accreditation Program, BQ-9000®, is a cooperative and voluntary program for the accreditation of producers […]

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Blue Sun, Vieselfuel utilize new lipase from Novozymes

Blue Sun, Vieselfuel utilize new lipase from Novozymes

July 14, 2014 |

In Missouri and Florida, a new lipase will make it possible to produce biodiesel from oils of widely varying quality regardless of their free fatty acid content. Both Blue Sun Biodiesel and Vieselfuel have announced the full-scale production of biodiesel-based on lipase as a catalyst, with Novozymes providing the enzymes. It has already been used […]

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The rise of the neodiesel companies

The rise of the neodiesel companies

May 22, 2014 |

Biodiesel? Renewable diesel? Enzymatic biodiesel? Renewable jet fuel? Or, more to the point, a combination of some or all? Here comes Neo – the neodiesel companies — brimming with technologies to create cleaner alternatives to a powerhouse fuel. They have all the performance, half the carbon, and a range of no-food feedstocks to choose from. In covering the redefinition of the US […]

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100% drop-in aviation fuels are “closer” as Blue Sun demo plant goes 24/7 in Missouri

100% drop-in aviation fuels are “closer” as Blue Sun demo plant goes 24/7 in Missouri

March 24, 2014 |

ARA, CLG, Blue Sun take 100% drop-in aviation fuels a big step forward with a 100 barrel per day demo plant. Exciting economics as well. Let’s take a closer look. This week, Blue Sun Energy, ARA, and Chevron Lummus Global achieved a key development milestone with their 100 barrel/day (4,200 gallon/per day) demonstration-scale Biofuels ISOCONVERSION […]

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Blue Sun Energy and ARA partner for isoconversion demonstration facility

Blue Sun Energy and ARA partner for isoconversion demonstration facility

January 21, 2013 |

In Missouri, Applied Research Associates and Blue Sun Energy have announced a partnership to build a biofuels isoconversion process demonstration system to produce drop-in renewable jet fuel, diesel, and gasoline. The demonstration facility is scheduled to break ground in St. Joseph, Mo, in Q1 of 2013 and will be operational by Q3 of 2013. More […]

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Blue Sun to Reinvest Tax Credit Capital in Jobs, Technology Commercialization

Blue Sun to Reinvest Tax Credit Capital in Jobs, Technology Commercialization

January 3, 2013 |

In Colorado, “Blue Sun will immediately invest payments from credits earned in 2012 to advance our next generation biofuel technologies,” said Leigh Freeman, CEO of Blue Sun. Biodiesel. “We’ll use this opportunity to meet the intent of incentive programs such as the biodiesel tax credit and fully commercialize our emerging technologies to better the industry.” […]

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