Fuel / Technology: Renewable Diesel (RD)

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Are ‘Near-Zero-Emissions’ Diesel Trucks Delaying Electric Vehicle Adoption?

June 11, 2021The newest generation of diesel trucks provides measurable efficiency improvements and reductions in emissions, but experts who view electric vehicles and other zero-emission vehicles as trucks of the future worry that improved diesel technology could delay the adoption of EVs.

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UrbanX Group Signs FEED Contract with Hyundai Engineering for Renewable Diesel Facility in Bakersfield

June 3, 2021UrbanX Renewables Group of Long Beach, CA, executed a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract with Hyundai Engineering Co., Ltd—an essential step for building the state’s first facility producing ultra-low carbon renewable diesel.

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2021 State of Sustainable Fleets Shows Continued Growth of Clean Tech Availability, Adoption

May 26, 2021GNA’s 2021 Market and Trends Brief shows that even with the COVID-19 pandemic, the clean tech industry made progressive, sustainable steps.

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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Neste Expands Renewable Diesel Fueling Network into Southern California

May 6, 2021Neste has opened two new Neste MY Renewable Diesel fueling stations in southern California. The Neste MY Renewable Diesel fueling stations are open 24/7, strategically located near major freight routes and designed to accommodate commercial fleet vehicles of all sizes.

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ExxonMobil, Global Clean Energy Expand Renewable Diesel Agreement

April 26, 2021ExxonMobil and Global Clean Energy, a developer of sustainable, non-food energy crops for use in biofuels, have expanded their five-year agreement to increase ExxonMobil’s purchase of renewable diesel up to 5 million barrels per year.

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Love’s, Cargill Partner to Expand Renewable Diesel Production

April 20, 2021Love’s, Cargill and their affiliates have entered into a joint venture to produce and market renewable diesel. The joint venture, called Heartwell Renewables, will construct a new production plant in Hastings, Nebraska.

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ACT Expo Extends Early Bird Rate, Teases Upcoming Agenda

April 13, 2021Early bird registration has been extended for ACT Expo, returning to the Long Beach Convention Center from August 30 to September 2, 2021.

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Apply Today: The Bright Future for Advanced Transportation and Clean Energy

March 19, 2021GNA is growing our advanced transportation and clean energy team to continue to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving industry.

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Nominations Open for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards

March 1, 2021Fleet Awards to highlight ongoing sustainability efforts from fleets across the country and from every major on-road transportation sector.

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Cielo announces purchase commitment for renewable diesel

February 25, 2021Cielo Waste Solutions is pleased to announce its first significant sale of renewable fuels with a purchase commitment for 900,000 liters (238,000 gallons) of renewable diesel at CAD$1.67/liter for an aggregate purchase price of CAD $1.5 million.

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Shell Rotella to Make Select Engine Oils Carbon Neutral

February 23, 2021Shell Rotella T6 Full Synthetic and T5 Synthetic Blend engine oils will now be carbon neutral as a step toward Shell’s target to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050 or sooner.  

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Nova Bus to Supply CTA With Clean-Diesel Buses

February 17, 2021The Chicago Transit Board recently approved the purchase of up to 600 new, 40-foot clean-diesel buses from Nova Bus. The decision allows for the purchase of at least 100 buses and options to purchase an additional 500 buses, which will enable the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to maintain safe and reliable service while gradually retiring...

via Metro Magazine

Sustainable aviation fuel coming to commercial aviation

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The Promise of Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Decarbonizing Commercial Aircraft

February 16, 2021Sustainable aviation fuel is emerging as the best approach to reduce GHG emissions from the aviation sector, but there are limitations.

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CVR Energy selects Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology for revamp of Wynnewood refinery to renewable diesel, naphtha production

January 28, 2021CVR Energy will base a revamp of its Wynnewood, Oklahoma, refinery on Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology to produce approximately 100 million gallons of renewable diesel and more than 6 million gallons of renewable naphtha per year. Topsoe will deliver basic engineering, license, proprietary equipment and catalyst for HydroFlex.

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ACT Expo 2021: New Year, Another Innovative Experience

January 27, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach, California, from August 30-September 2, 2021, offering the latest advanced vehicles, fuels and technologies.

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