National Biodiesel Day takes place March 18, in honor of Rudolf Diesel’s birthday. In the 1890s, Rudolf invented the diesel engine, which was designed to run on peanut oil. Rudolf knew early on the prominent role plant oils could play in fueling the future’s vehicles. “Our industry owes its origins to Diesel, but our staying power is a function of our commitment to continued improvement, our dedication and our passion,” said National… Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, MO—The National Biodiesel Board, in partnership with several industry sponsors, has announced a series of regional, one-day seminars designed to educate fuel wholesalers, distributors, retailers, marketers, fleets, municipalities, and other end users on the benefits and opportunities surrounding biodiesel. The event, Exploring Biodiesel (XBX), will be offered complimentary to attendees. Organizers say that guests can expect to learn about biodiesel’s place in today’s liquid fuels supply chain, and how the… Read More
National Biodiesel Day takes place March 18, the date of Rudolf Diesel’s birthday. He ran early models of the engine that bears his name on peanut oil. This year, as the National Biodiesel Board celebrates 25 years, the U.S. trade association representing the biodiesel and renewable diesel value chain has come up with 25 Fantastic Facts you might not have known about biodiesel. READ MORE.
“Expect the unexpected” is a smart motto when it comes to winter weather. As it gets colder, you need to be sure your heating system is ready to keep you and your family warm. You might be thinking, “Winter? Summer just ended”. The fact is, now is the perfect time to start thinking about options to heat your home. Consumers all over the country have more options than ever when it comes to heating their… Read More
Celebrate Earth Day – Friday April 22nd! Earth Day – now a globally celebrated holiday – is an educational day about environmental issues, focusing on green awareness. It’s a day to reflect on our planet, our environment and what we can do to help keep them healthy. Locally produced biodiesel is one of the many ways consumers can do something to help lessen the effects of global climate change. Biodiesel is a cleaner burning fuel,… Read More
National Biodiesel Day is observed annually on March 18th. The day is the birthday of Rudolph Diesel. Rudolph Diesel invented the diesel engine and unveiled it at the World Fair in 1900. The engine was originally designed to run on peanut oil and R. Diesel was a big believer in the role plant oils could play in fueling America. In a 1912 speech, Diesel said, “…the use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem… Read More
The Nebraska Soybean Board is proud to have invested in the development of Bioheat, a more environmentally friendly home heating oil. The Nebraska Soybean Board has recently provided funding to Volunteers of America Massachusetts, creating a heating oil assistance fund to support the under served in the Boston area. See the television commercial below: