Collective Biofuels, Visitors, and Production Intelligence

I find it hard to believe that we are already in the midst of summer. It has already been a tremendously eventful year at Promethean, and it seems that we need to pick up the pace.There have been so many changes in such a brief period of time. Some of the changes were made by […]

Hyper consumerism is a plague.

Hyper consumerism is a plague sapping the strength from our beautiful nation. Many argue that our consumer culture is the root of our current military conflicts; our need for foreign oil, amongst other things, grows every day. Our political representatives in dissonance to their actions proclaim their dedication to all things “green”. Meanwhile we see […]

Collective Biodiesel Conference 2011

Collective Biofuels Conference
Fri, Aug 05 to Sun, Aug 07
Queen Margaret’s School, Duncan, BC, CA
Keywords: biofuel, biodiesel, biodiesel processing, biodiesel production, straight vegetable oil, ethanol, jatropha, algae, energy, advanced biofuels, sustainable energy, alternative energy, biomass, Vancouver Island, Canada, British Columbia, Duncan, Cowichan Vall
The Collective Biofuels Conference brings renewable energy experts, enthusiasts and interested beginners together to discuss all things biofuels, with a focus on biodiesel.

Our mission may not suit you.

WE ARE GOING TO RAISE OUR PRICES. WE HAVE TO RAISE OUR PRICES. EVERY CONVERSATION I HAVE WITH ANYONE INTERESTED IN USING OR PROMOTING BIOFUELS ALWAYS IS ACCOMPANIED WITH A BRIEF SEGMENT RELATED TO PRICING. USUALLY THE PROBLEM STARTS AFTER I HAVE NAMED THE CURRENT PRICE AND I RECEIVE A LOOK OF HONEST SURPRISE FOLLOWED […]

Producers must re-register plants under RFS2

If you are not already aware, even if your facility was registered under the first version of RFS, it must re-register prior to July 1, 2010 to participate under the auspices of the new program.

Uncertainty Surrounds Biodiesel Tax Credit Renewal for 2010

Some producers may not be able to raise sufficient capital to survive to see the first quarter and may be forced to cease production permanently as their credit problems worsen or their principal investors seek the certainty of taking a known loss today versus increasing the amount of capital they have at risk for the future prospect of a retroactive extension.

The new Renewable Fuel Standard

The passage of EISA expanded the coverage of the RFS program beyond gasoline to broadly cover all transportation fuels, including diesel fuel used in highway vehicles and engines as well as offroad, marine and locomotive engines.

Make it so….revisited.

Energy. Clean. Renewable. Fuel that can be produced in the midst of the community that uses it. The opportunity to create a model for localized energy independence was one of the things that inspired me beyond the simple set of environmental ideals that motivate me. There are other fuel technologies out there, with varying levels […]

Big Sustainable Business in Biodiesel.

Although entrepreneurship and environmentalism are far from mutually exclusive in concept, there are times I must admit that the choices I am faced with can seem to not permit compromise, forcing me to live in a kind of existential opposition.