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NW Biodiesel Network Forum in May

I’ve just come across the NW Biodiesel Network. It will be holding a forum in Seattle on May 20. The East Side Chapter has meetings at the North Bend Railroad Depot every second Wednesday. (Which looks a lot better than it sounds)

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Jatropha Sustainable Biofuels Alliance

I’ve just come across the Jatropha Sustainable Biofuels Alliance, it is based in Switzerland and aims to be a group that will lobby for Jatropha to be seen as a good second generation biofuel that does not compete with food crops. 

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Growth Energy launches today

A new trade association for the US ethanol industry is scheduled to  launch in the next 24 hours. It’s called Growth Energy. Thanks to NathanSchock, who’s at a National Press Club launch today.

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Philippines Sugar Regulatory Administration wants to use excess to make biofuel

The Philippines Sguar Regulatory Administration is working on a plan to connect biofuel producers with sugar mills and planters in the country to use up excess sugar. The plan is scheduled to be implemented in the first half of next year.I think that this is an excellent principle, to use sugar (which offers sweetness and […]

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National Algae Association

I’ve just been pointed at the US-based National Algae Association, which recently appointed Will Thurmond as Chairman, Research and Development Round table. Membership of the organisation is $750/year Researchers can join for £250. 

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Raising and maintaining biodiesel standards

One of the biggest problems, it seems to me, that biofuel producers face is ensuring that product is the same batch to batch. So its good to see on Domestic Fuel that one third of US biodiesel producers have won BQ 9000 certification from the US National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission (NBAC). Consistent quality is the […]

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