Tag: renewable diesel

Canola price volatility seen increasing as demand for renewable diesel increases

Canola price volatility seen increasing as demand for renewable diesel increases

December 15, 2022 |

In Canada, Western Producer reports that increased biofuel demand for canola oil is expected to increase price volatility for the commodity moving forward. The Canadian Oilseed Processors Association expects canola demand for biofuels to jump to 6.5 million metric tons by 2030, up from just 1.8 million tons in 2020 while production is seen increasing […]

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Alfa Laval to supply processing systems for conversion of CVR refinery to renewable diesel

Alfa Laval to supply processing systems for conversion of CVR refinery to renewable diesel

December 14, 2022 |

In Sweden, Alfa Laval has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of CVR Energy, Inc. to supply processing systems for feedstock pre-treatment, part of a strategic investment in the refinery supporting CVR’s expansion into renewable biofuel production.  Alfa Laval will supply pre-treatment systems, consisting of various equipment such as separators, heat exchangers, pumps and […]

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CARB trying to slip through harbor craft transition to 99% or 100% renewable diesel

CARB trying to slip through harbor craft transition to 99% or 100% renewable diesel

December 14, 2022 |

In California, Waterways Journal reports that a new study from Stillwater Associates says a new proposal by the California Air Resources Board would require all harbor vessels, supply boats, fishing vessels, ferries, excursion vessels, tugboats, barges and dredges to transition to 99% or 100% renewable diesel under a change to the Office of Administrative law. […]

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Renewable diesel and biodiesel cutting GHG emissions across California and Northeast

Renewable diesel and biodiesel cutting GHG emissions across California and Northeast

November 21, 2022 |

In Washington, use of low-carbon renewable diesel and biodiesel fuels are delivering significant greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions reductions in California, and hold expanded opportunities for reducing carbon emissions from the trucking sector in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and six other Northeastern states. According to new GHG emissions inventory released by the […]

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CoBank says renewable diesel investment surge likely to drive growth and energy transition

CoBank says renewable diesel investment surge likely to drive growth and energy transition

September 28, 2022 |

In Colorado, by producing fuel using sources with lower carbon intensity than traditional petroleum-based products, the U.S. biofuels sector is well-positioned to play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. According to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange, the recent surge of investments in U.S. renewable diesel production capacity is likely to ignite […]

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute using food waste to make renewable diesel

Worcester Polytechnic Institute using food waste to make renewable diesel

September 22, 2022 |

In Massachusetts, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is looking at ways to use food waste to make a renewable and more affordable fuel replacement for oil-based diesel. The work, led by Chemical Engineering Professor Michael Timko, is detailed in a new paper in the journal iScience.  The work is part of […]

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Cummins says its Tier 4 QSK95 engine be safely used with renewable diesel

Cummins says its Tier 4 QSK95 engine be safely used with renewable diesel

September 20, 2022 |

In Indiana, Cummins Inc. announced that its popular Tier 4 QSK95 engine can be safely used with renewable diesel, without any negative impact to its current EPA emission requirements or reliability. Cummins partnered with Siemens Mobility to help customers meet their goal of running renewable diesel in QSK95-powered Charger locomotives to reduce emissions and use […]

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Booster expands renewable diesel offering in three California markets

Booster expands renewable diesel offering in three California markets

September 20, 2022 |

In California, recognizing fleet customers’ growing demand for lower-carbon energy sources, Booster® has expanded its renewable diesel product offering to three new markets in California. The move enables nearly 50 Booster-fueled fleets in Sacramento, San Jose and San Diego — totalling nearly 1,000 fleet vehicles serviced daily — to slash their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]

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Vertex conversion of Alabama refinery to renewable diesel postponed to Q1 2023

Vertex conversion of Alabama refinery to renewable diesel postponed to Q1 2023

September 12, 2022 |

In Texas, Vertex is currently working on completing a $90-$100 million capital project designed to modify the company’s Mobile, Alabama Refinery existing hydrocracking unit to produce renewable diesel fuel on a standalone basis. Upon completion of the conversion project, the refinery is expected to commence production of approximately 8,000 – 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) […]

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Phillips 66’s renewable diesel now available at 600+ stations in California

Phillips 66’s renewable diesel now available at 600+ stations in California

September 8, 2022 |

In California, nearly two years of planning and teamwork have cemented Phillips 66’s position as one of the country’s largest renewable-diesel producers — and California drivers at over 600 76® stations can now fuel their diesel engines with a cleaner-burning alternative. Making this happen required procuring new feedstocks, repurposing pipeline and terminal infrastructure, and reimaging […]

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