Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘biodiesel’

The Chemistry of Biodiesel Production

The Chemistry of Biodiesel Production

This article is a simplified version of what happens at the molecular level when Biodiesel is made. It’s meant to help you understand what’s going on when Biodiesel is produced and can help you trouble shoot any problems you may run into when producing Biodiesel.

Biodiesel Conference: European Biodiesel 2013, Lisbon Portugal

Biodiesel Conference: European Biodiesel 2013, Lisbon Portugal

A unique and highly-focused event, ACI’s 6th annual European Biodiesel conference will comprise two days of formal presentations, interactive panel discussions and excellent networking opportunities, providing an open and intimate setting for senior executives and experts from the following industries:

Biodiesel News: Spain revises biodiesel mandate down from 7 to 4.1 percent

Biodiesel News: Spain revises biodiesel mandate down from 7 to 4.1 percent

The Spanish government announced on Feb. 22 that it has approved the downward revision of its mandatory consumption targets for biodiesel from 7 percent to 4.1 percent, according to a document from the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. “It is considered appropriate to revise the mandatory consumption targets for biofuels in 2013 and thereafter, setting [...]

Bio-fuels as Alternative Sources of Energy

Bio-fuels as Alternative Sources of Energy

Bio-fuels are produced by converting organic matter into fuel for powering our society. These bio-fuels are an alternative energy source to the fossil fuels that we currently depend upon. The bio-fuels umbrella includes under its aegis ethanol and derivatives of plants such as sugar cane, as well aS vegetable and corn oils. However, not all [...]

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

Biodiesel Theft: Bay Area Thieves Target Alternative Fuel

The newest item on Bay Area thieves’ wish list? restaurant grease, the easiest thing to convert into biodiesel fuel. As eco-friendly cars reach a new high demand, so does the need for “yellow grease,” or leftover cooking oil. “There is a black market for yellow grease now,” Andrew Panell of Dogpatch Biofuels told CBS San [...]

Advanced BioFuels – A Truly Sustainable Renewable Future

Advanced BioFuels – A Truly Sustainable Renewable Future

Advanced Biofuels are high-energy liquid transportation fuels derived from: low nutrient input/high per acre yield crops; agricultural or forestry waste; or other sustainable biomass feedstocks including algae.  The key word is “sustainable.” A technical definition that focuses on lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions is included in the Renewable Fuels Standard of the Energy Independence and Security Act [...]

Congress, Don’t Forget About Algae Biodiesel

Congress, Don’t Forget About Algae Biodiesel

As the folks who are making the next generation of ethanol made their pitch to Congress (see Cindy’s post from earlier), the people who are producing biodiesel from what could be the next great feedstock, algae, reminded members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research not to forget about [...]


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