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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Runs on Biodiesel

On February 21, the 200-ft. sailing school vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry took on 6,000 gallons of B20 fuel, comprising 20 percent biodiesel, at Newport Shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island. 78 more words


Ethanol, biodiesel more important than ever for Iowa

Iowa ethanol and biodiesel producers both set production records in 2016, processing a record amount of Iowa corn, soybean oil, animal fats and other feedstocks into clean-burning renewable fuels. 29 more words


Chevy Cruze Diesel: quieter, more fuel-efficient, B20-capable

Image: 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Sedan

Automakers today find themselves in something of an unenviable position. Strict corporate average fuel economy rules continue to ratchet up, while President Trump may – or may not – attempt to change those rules. 45 more words


Bioheat heating oil use explodes, thanks to soybean growers and biodiesel

Millions of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic homeowners now stay snug and dry amid winter’s cold, thanks in part to U.S. soybean growers. How’s that? Both regions are already primed for a cleaner-burning heating oil. 37 more words


Portuguese biodiesel firm develops new palm oil extraction tech

Portuguese biodiesel plant manufacturer IncBio has developed a new crude palm oil (CPO) extraction technology that the company says can achieve an oil extraction rate of more than 25 percent, thereby increasing oil extraction by an additional 25 percent. 27 more words


Recipe to turn used cooking oil into fuel

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

A Singapore recycling firm is imagining a future where a shopping centre’s used cooking oil transforms into biofuel that can power the building. 520 more words

Current Affairs

Minnesota Co-op Plans to Build Soybean Plant in North Dakota

Photo: © Ben Potter

A Minnesota cooperative plans to build a $240 million soybean processing plant in North Dakota. Officials with Minnesota Soybean Processors, or MnSP, say the co-op has selected a site on 150 acres near Spiritwood, in eastern North Dakota. 29 more words