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Using Biodiesel in Urban Transit Buses Could Reduce Harmful Emissions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —┬áDo transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has released its latest peer-reviewed study based on laboratory and field experiments. Among other test results,┬áCombustion Chemistry of Biodiesel for Use in … Continue reading

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Total and Amyris Renewable Jet Fuel Ready for Use in Commercial Aviation

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and PARIS — With the newly revised ASTM standard for jet fuel, Amyris and Total (CAC:TOTF.PA) today begin to prepare to market a drop-in jet fuel that contains up to 10% blends of renewable … Continue reading

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Coffee grounds could be used to make biodiesel says Bath University

The study, recently published in the ACS Journal Energy & Fuels, explains how the oil can be extracted by soaking the coffee grounds in an organic solvent before being chemically transformed into biodiesel using a process … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Producers Hit DC in Final Push on RFS | Hoosier Ag Today

Biodiesel producers from across the country are in Washington, D.C. this week to make a final push back against the federal government's latest proposal for the amount of biodiesel to be mixed into the nation's fuel supply. Continue reading

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Minnesota to Raise Biodiesel Requirement to 10% Next Year …

Minnesota will become the first state to require that most diesel fuel sold in the warm-weather months be a blend containing 10% biodiesel, the Associated Press reported. Continue reading

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Estimating the Biodiesel Supply Curve | farmdocdaily.illinois.edu

In a post on September 25, the relationship between the profitability of biodiesel production and the quantity of biodiesel produced was examined. It was noted in the post that the responsiveness of biodiesel supply to profits … Continue reading

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USDA to loan $181 million to build advanced biofuel refineries

The U.S. government on Monday announced $181 million in loan guarantees to build commercial-size refineries making advanced biofuels or to retrofit existing biorefineries to produce the cleaner-burning renewable fuels. Continue reading

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Fuel Fix Valero revamps approach to renewable energy

The plant, a joint venture of Valero Energy Corp. and Darling International Inc., produces renewable diesel fuel that Valero will market. The plant is located at Valero's St. Charles refinery in Louisiana, (bottom right) where it … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Output Seen by Oil World Rising to 24.7 Million Tons

Global biodiesel production will advance to 24.7 million metric tons in 2013 as producers direct more soybean oil, the leading feedstock used for it, toward the fuel amid declining vegetable oil prices, Oil World said. Continue reading

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Fuel Fix Biodiesel can solve the ethanol debate, supporters say

Biodiesel can solve the ethanol debate, supporters say. Continue reading

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