Biodiesel and Ethanol

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May 14, 2015 - Industry News

CO2-Recycled Ethanol Meets U.S., European Standards

Joule's production facility in Hobbs, N.M. Photo courtesy of Joule.

Joule Unlimited's ethanol fuel, produced from recycled carbon dioxide, has passed a round of third-party testing, setting the stage for commercial-use certification, the biotech company announced.

Tags: Audi, Ethanol, Fuel Standards

May 6, 2015 - Industry News

Hawaii Ends Ethanol Blending in Gasoline

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Hawaiian lawmakers have passed a law that ends the mandate requiring the blending of ethanol with gasoline in the state.

Tags: Ethanol, Hawaii, Federal Mandates

April 30, 2015 - Industry News

Kum & Go to Offer E-15 Fueling in 7 States

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Kum & Go has opened an E-15 fueling station in Windsor Heights, Iowa, and plans to make the ethanol fuel blend available at more than 65 stores in Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota over the next two years, the convenience store chain announced.

Tags: Ethanol, Iowa, Ethanol Fueling Stations, E-15

April 20, 2015 - Industry News

Minn. Truckers File Suit Against Biodiesel Mandate

The Minnesota Trucking Association and others are suing the state trying to end its 10% biodiesel mandate.

Tags: Biodiesel, Minnesota, Litigation

April 17, 2015 - Industry News

Pearson, G&M Oil to Open E-85 Stations in SoCal

Photo: Pearson Fuels

Pearson Fuels and G&M Oil Company have opened an E-85 station in Calimesa, Calif., and will open 13 fueling stations featuring the higher-blend ethanol fuel blend throughout Southern California over a 13-month period, the companies announced.

Tags: Ethanol, California, Ethanol Fueling Stations, Flex Fuel Vehicles, E-85

April 15, 2015 - Industry News

California Grants Millions for Biodiesel, NGV Projects

The California Energy Commission approved more than $83.7 million in grants and loans for 46 energy-related projects, including a number of projects involving alternative fuels.

Tags: Biodiesel, California, California Energy Commission, Natural Gas Vehicles, State Grants

April 8, 2015 - Industry News

Ohio Drops Biofuel Mandate for State Fleet

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich's $7 billion state transportation budget drops long-running requirements for the use of biodiesel and ethanol in the the state's vehicle fleet.

Tags: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ohio, Biofuels, Elected Leaders

March 24, 2015 - Industry News

House Members Seek to End Ethanol Mandate

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A bi-partisan group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would end the ethanol mandate, following a similar measure introduced in the U.S. Senate in late February.

Tags: Ethanol, Renewable Fuel Standard, U.S. Congress

March 23, 2015 - Industry News

ATA Joins Suit Against Oregon's Clean Fuels Program

The American Trucking Associations has joined a lawsuit against the state of Oregon to block the state’s low carbon fuel standards.

Tags: Regulations, ATA, Lawsuits, Oregon, Clean Fuels Coalition

March 23, 2015 - Industry News

Biodiesel Imports Plummet 36 Percent

Chart: U.S. Energy Information Administration

After reaching record levels in 2013, United States imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and renewable diesel) fell 36 percent, to 333 million gallons in 2014.

Tags: Biodiesel, Biofuels, U.S. Department of Energy, Renewable Fuel

March 11, 2015 - Industry News

Pittsburgh to Power Garbage Trucks with Pure Biofuel

Image courtesy of Optimus

The City of Pittsburgh is converting an additional 20 Public Works trucks to run on pure biofuel (B-100/B-99) following a successful 18-month pilot project.

Tags: Biodiesel, Biofuels, Optimus Technologies, Grant Funding

March 10, 2015 - Global News

UAE Waste Management Company Converts Fleet to Biofuel

Waste management company Imdaad started using biofuel in six trucks and will convert entire fleet by end of year.

Tags: Waste Management, UAE, Biofuel

March 2, 2015 - Global News

UAE Companies Sign Biofuels Agreement

Photo: Lootah BioFuels

Lootah biofuels, a fully owned subsidiary of the SS Lootah group and Emirates Transguard, a security service provider will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable fuel produced from used cooking oil for the latter’s vehicles in the UAE.

Tags: Sustainability, Biodiesel, B-5, UAE

February 27, 2015 - Industry News

U.S. Senators Seeking Repeal of Ethanol Mandate

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Two U.S. Senators have introduced bipartisan legislation that would repeal a renewable fuel mandate that requires refiners to blend ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.

Tags: Ethanol, U.S. Congress, Renewable Fuels Association

February 23, 2015 - Industry News

Biodiesel Helps N.C. City Meet Carbon Reduction Goals

The City of Asheville, N.C. cut its carbon footprint by 4.5% from the prior year largely due to switching from B-5 to B-20 biodiesel for its city and transit vehicles.

Tags: Biodiesel, Carbon Footprint, City Fleets, B-20, Emissions Reduction

February 5, 2015 - Global News

Dubai Adopts Biodiesel for Municipal Vehicles

Dubai Municipality has signed an agreement with Neutral Fuels LLC to replace diesel in its vehicles with clean biodiesel, making Dubai a leading global city in the adoption of biodiesel.

Tags: Biodiesel, Dubai, Neutral Fuels, UAE

January 15, 2015 - Industry News

Biodiesel Board Blames Feds for Industry Slump

Total U.S. biodiesel consumption fell to 1.75 billion gallons in 2014, down slightly from nearly 1.8 billion gallons in 2013, according to data released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Tags: Biodiesel, EPA, U.S. Congress

January 5, 2015 - Industry News

Clean Energy Sells Majority Stake in Biomethane Facility

Photo: Clean Energy Fuels

Clean Energy Fuels sold a majority interest in the McCommas Bluff biomethane production facility to minority interest owner Cambrian Energy, but it will continue to have the right to market and sell biomethane produced at the facility.

Tags: Natural Gas, Clean Energy Fuels, Alternative Fuels, Biofuels, Biomethane

December 31, 2014 - Industry News

Study: Ethanol Worse Than Gasoline for Air Quality

Burning ethanol as a transportation fuel may cause more air pollution than gasoline combustion, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota.

Tags: Ethanol, Research, Alternative Fuels

December 24, 2014 - Industry News

Top 10 News of 2014 on GreenFleetMagazine.com

(Clockwise from l. to r.) Phinergy EV battery; Ford's 2015 F-150; Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle; and Tesla's Model S battery-electric vehicles

As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at the 10 most-read news stories on the Green Fleet website.

Tags: Green Fleet Magazine, Alternative Fuels, Aluminum, Tax Incentives

December 10, 2014 - Industry News

Kansas Seeks to Block EPA Ethanol Regulations

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked that a federal appeals court reject new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations mandating states to adopt conclusions about ethanol emissions, stating that the regulations are based on scientifically flawed methodology.

Tags: Ethanol, EPA, Kansas

November 21, 2014 - Industry News

Kentucky Fuel Taxes to Move Lower

The decrease reflects a drop in the calculated average wholesale price of motor fuels, as provided under Kentucky law, according to the state transportation department.

Tags: Highway Funding, Kentucky, Diesel Tax, Gasoline Tax, Ethanol

October 29, 2014 - Industry News

Biodiesel Producer Expands Conn. Plant

Tri-State Biodiesel is expanding a biodiesel production plant in Bridgeport, Conn., to accommodate additional fuel storage for biodiesel with the aim of making the facility a regional hub for the biofuel.

Tags: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Biofuels

October 22, 2014 - Industry News

Biofuel Leaders Blast Obama's EPA

Leaders from the U.S. biofuel industry said the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has undermined the commercial success of their industry and left them "in suspended animation."

Tags: Biofuels, EPA, Industry Events, Barack Obama, Ethanol

October 21, 2014 - Industry News

Ohio Organic Recycler Testing Bi-Fuel Impala

The bi-fuel CNG Impala is filled up by a Quasar associate in Ohio. Photo courtesy of GM.

A Cleveland organic recycling company is using organic waste such as grains from beer brewing, food waste, and biosolids from wastewater to power the 2015 Chevrolet Impala bi-fuel sedan.

Tags: Chevrolet, Biogas, Biofuels, Energy Fleets, CNG, Chevrolet Impala, Bi-Fuel CNG

 

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