BDX 1000 is a complete modular methyl ester production machine with the capacity of 1 000 litres/day, ready for start-up after connection to the external tanks such as for methanol, oil, methyl ester, KM32 and G-phases, compressed air, external ventilation lines and electric power.
The BDX 1000 features a batch process system containing automatic...
Red Rock Biofuels, Fulcrum Bioenergy and Emerald Biofuels have been awarded contracts under the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Protection Act to construct and commission biorefineries that will produce a collective 100 MMgy of drop-in biofuels.
Blue Sun Biodiesel has received BQ-9000 Producer status from the National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission and the National Biodiesel Board. There are fewer than 50 companies that have achieved this milestone recognition.
Chad Stone, the chief financial officer for REG, has been named the new chair of the Iowa Biodiesel Board. Stone joined REG as its CFO in August 2009. Prior to that, he spent more than 17 years in public accounting and consulting in various roles.
Using a biodiesel blend made at USU from algae, Morgan drove a privately owned Dodge Rampage in a heavy headwind to 132.620 mph. In the same vehicle, powered with USU-made, 100 percent safflower biodiesel, he cruised to 133.815 mph.
On Sept. 10, the Honolulu City Council adopted a resolution requesting the development of a biodiesel initiative for the city's existing mass transit diesel vehicles. The city and county of Honolulu have a commendable track record with biodiesel.
Methes Energies International outpaced its own biodiesel production record in August, making 412,000 gallons at its Sombra, Ontario, facility, beating a previous monthly record of 308,000 gallons. The firm's RINs also recently attained QAP-B status.
The three-year NCKU project using microwaves and SrO to convert UCO to biodiesel is now in its second year. NCKU is about to realize the project and conduct the experiment on a larger scale with a new processing station, according to the university.
The National Biodiesel Foundation hosted an immersive, four-day tour through Iowa for federal and state agency officials and U.S. congressional staffers. This year's tour brought representatives from eight states to witness renewable achievements.
In 2009, an executive order was issued requiring federal agencies to reduce energy consumption, GHG emissions and fossil fuels, and increase renewable energy use. The USACE is using biodiesel to help comply.