News and Updates

Here’s where you’ll find the latest news and information from the Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition.

Stakeholder Stories

Growmark Pilots Vector System to Decarbonize Bulk Fuel Transportation Fleet with B100

Growmark Inc. recently announced that it partnered with Optimus Technologies to test 100% biodiesel in five semi-tractors in its Manito Transit fleet as a potential pathway for transitioning the entire fleet to low-carbon fuels. The development is part of Growmark’s ongoing efforts to look for decarbonization opportunities within the company and its network.  Optimus Technologies provides […]

Port of Detroit Releases Decarbonization and Air Quality Improvement Plan and Video

The Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority (Port of Detroit) is undergoing an ambitious decarbonization project, which aims to reduce the port’s environmental impact, and improve sustainability. The project is ongoing and will implement a range of innovative technologies and methods to reduce emissions and promote cleaner energy sources, positioning the Port of Detroit as a leader […]

Midwest Fleet Focus: Biodiesel Success Stories | The Better. Cleaner. Now! Podcast

Discover how fleet testimonials and technological advancements have bolstered OEM confidence in biodiesel and paved the way for cleaner fleet operations. Jennifer Weaver, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Market Development Manager for Clean Fuels, is joined by Bailey Arnold, Director of Clean Air Initiatives at American Lung Association, and Pete Probst, President of Indigenous Energy, to […]

Port of Detroit Announces Plan to Decarbonize Port Operations and Improve Air Quality

The Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority today revealed details of an ambitious program to dramatically improve air quality and the health of residents by cutting carbon emissions to net zero by 2040. Working with technical experts from sustainability consultancy Tunley Environmental, and thanks to funding from the State of Michigan, it established that operations across the […]

OPIS: Marine, Rail Sectors Ample Avenues for Renewable Fuels

The marine and rail industries could grow into significant markets for domestic renewable fuels in the future, a group of panelists at the 2024 Clean Fuels Conference said on Tuesday, but state and federal regulators must first create or bolster incentives to do so.  “You need incentives for the rail and marine industries that want […]

Warner Petroleum Corporation Announces that B-99 Biodiesel is Now Available in Port of Detroit

B-99 Biodiesel is now available in the Port of Detroit with the first refueling at Warner Petroleum Corporation’s fuel terminal on the Detroit River. Warner Petroleum Corporation made its first bulk delivery of B-99 biodiesel fuel at its Detroit terminal over the weekend of February 2. The delivery provided a refueling to a Great Lakes […]
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