News and Updates

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

Stakeholder Stories

Michigan Soybean Committee Names New Leader in the New Year

Farmer-leaders of the Michigan Soybean Committee (MSC) have named a strategic and experienced new leader. Ben Steyer was named the new Chief Executive Officer of MSC, effective Monday, January 16, 2023. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ST. JOHNS, Michigan (January 24, 2023) – In his new role, Steyer will lead MSC in their efforts to ensure a […]

Michigan Plant Rebirth Keeps Biodiesel Flowing

W2 Fuel believes in environmental benefits of biodiesel Like a cat with nine lives, a biodiesel production plant in Adrian, Michigan, faced down multiple business and economic challenges over the years. Thanks to W2 Fuel, it’s now a thriving operation that brings sustainable, renewable biodiesel fuel to Midwest customers. “W2 Fuel believes in alternatives to […]

Report: Immediate Decarbonization of Class 8 Trucking: 1.3 Million Mile Evaluation of 100% Biodiesel

ADM completed a 16-month field trial using Class 8 Mack trucks equipped with Optimus Technologies Vector system and 100% biodiesel fuel (B100). ADM, along with partners Optimus Technologies, Clean Fuels Alliance America, Decatur Mack, American Lung Association, Illinois Soybean Association, Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, and others, have completed an almost 1.3-million-mile field trial demonstrating the […]

Evergreen Grease Service Achieves a Near-zero Carbon Footprint with B100

Evergreen deploys 100% biodiesel with Optimus’ Vector System in their semi-trucks Evergreen Grease Service, Inc. (Adrian, Michigan) has installed The Vector System in two of its semi-trucks, reducing carbon emissions from these trucks to near-zero, with plans to convert the whole fleet by 2022. This move is a major step towards Evergreen’s goal of reducing […]

Thumb BioEnergy is Bullish on Biodiesel

Michigan business turns used cooking oil into sustainable fuel From chicken nuggets to fish and chips, fried restaurant foods have one thing in common: They all generate tons of used cooking oil (UCO) per year. But for Thumb BioEnergy, UCO is not a waste product. Instead, the Sandusky, Michigan, enterprise creates value by using UCO […]

Biodiesel Tax-incentive Legislation Introduced in Michigan

Legislation has been introduced in Michigan to incentivize the sale and consumption of low-level biodiesel blends throughout the state’s retail fuel stations. HB 6334, sponsored by Rep. Joe Bellino, R-Monroe, is a voluntary program that offers a 5-cent-per-gallon incentive on blends of 5 percent biodiesel (B5) sold in Michigan. Biodiesel is a renewable fuel predominately […]
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