News and Updates

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

Biodiesel Blending Webinar with NATSO’s Alternative Fuels Council

Thinking about investing in blending biodiesel? NATSO’s Alternative Fuels Council walks listeners through what economic benefits are available and what steps to take to determine what profit margins could be gained. Wondering if there are any strategies you haven’t tried as a blender to compete with your surrounding competitors? NATSO share tips and stories shared […]

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 […]

Michigan Soybean Association Supports Legislation Prioritizing Domestically Produced Fuel

LANSING, Michigan – July 6, 2022 – The Michigan Soybean Association (MSA) applauds the introduction of HB 6334 sponsored by Rep. Joe Bellino (R-Monroe). This legislation, when fully implemented, would incentivize the sales and consumption of biodiesel at Michigan’s fuel retail locations. This voluntary program offers a five cents per gallon incentive on blends of B5 […]

Michigan Soybean Committee Launches Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition

ST. JOHNS, Michigan – July 6, 2022 – In a move to foster energy security, cleaner air and more sustainable transportation, the Michigan Soybean Committee is pleased to announce formation of the Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition (MiABC). The new coalition promotes the use of advanced biofuels, including biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). […]

Webinar: Current State of Sustainable Marine Fuels

Josh Messner, Technology Manager, BETO; Troy Hawkins, Fuels and Products Group Leader, Argonne National Laboratory; and Lee Kindberg, Head of Environment and Sustainability, North America, Maersk discussed the current state of sustainable marine fuel research and development, how far it’s come and where it is going, as well as its impact on the shipping industry. Topics […]
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