Biodiesel Related Links
This list includes links related to biodiesel. The Alternative Fuels Data Center does not necessarily recommend or endorse these companies (see disclaimer). For links related to other alternative transportation technologies, use the related links search.
The American Soybean Association is a national trade association representing soybean growers in the United States. Its mission is to improve U.S. soybean farmer profitability.
ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards developing organizations in the world. It provides a forum for the development and publication of international voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems and services, including biodiesel blends.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Cities Program supports public-private partnerships that deploy alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and build supporting alternative fuel infrastructure.
The Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC) is a not-for-profit organization that actively supports the development and production of fuels that can reduce air pollution and lessen dependence on imported oil. CFDC supports the development of a national energy strategy, passage of clean fuel legislation and regulations, and the fostering of new fuel technologies and manufacturing processes.
DAR PRO Solutions processes used oil, fats, and grease trap materials from restaurants and supermarkets into biofuel, biodiesel, and renewable diesel, as well as nutritional ingredients for livestock feed, pet food, and other products.
EIA is a statistical agency of DOE. It provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment, as well as alternative fuel production and use.
The Energy Management Institute publishes the Alternative Fuels Index, a subscription-based service that focuses on seven alternative fuel products approved by the DOE to meet current alternative fuel U.S. standards. Those fuels include biodiesel, ethanol, propane, methanol, electricity, hydrogen, and natural gas. Coverage includes industry commentary relating to supply, price, policy, and news as well as detailed price and trend analysis at the wholesale level.
The goal of Clean School Bus USA is to reduce both children's exposure to diesel exhaust and the amount of air pollution created by diesel school buses.
The Governors' Biofuels Coalition is composed of 35 state executives with international representatives from Brazil; Canada; Mexico; Quebec, Canada; Thailand; Queensland, Australia; and Sweden. The coalition supports the production of biodiesel and ethanol from corn or other domestic, renewable resources using sustainable agricultural methods and encourages its use in the transportation sector.
The Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University was established in December 2001 to identify, develop, and implement the means for achieving a sustainable energy future. The Institute focuses on issues relating to formation of public policy, conservation, efficient use of energy, renewable energy sources, protection of environmental resources, and the dissemination of technical information to users and providers of energy.
The National Biodiesel Accreditation Program is a cooperative and voluntary program for the accreditation of producers and marketers of biodiesel fuel. The program is designed to promote the commercial success and public acceptance of biodiesel and to help assure that biodiesel fuel is produced to and maintained at the industry standard, ASTM D6751.
NBB is the national trade association representing the biodiesel industry as the coordinating body for research and development in the United States. NBB has developed into a comprehensive industry association, which coordinates and interacts with a broad range of constituents including industry, government, and academia. NBB's membership is composed of state, national, and international feedstock and feedstock processor organizations, biodiesel suppliers, fuel marketers and distributors, and technology providers. NBB provides 24-hour information on biodiesel availability through 866-BIODIESEL.
Prairie Pride, Inc., located in Deerfield in west central Missouri, converts soybeans into biodiesel fuel and soy meal. Their new soybean extraction/biodiesel refinery can yield 30 million gallons of biodiesel a year.
Process Engineering Associates is an independent process design company providing Biodiesel plant designs using a wide variety of different feed stocks to create renewable alternatives to petroleum-based products. Services are provided exclusively via qualified chemical engineers.
SC Fuels is one of the largest suppliers of branded, unbranded, and alternative transportation fuels and home heating oil in the U.S.
For the past 30 years, Taylor Oil Co. has provided direct-to-equipment fueling on job sites. Headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, Taylor Oil Co. currently supplies biodiesel to fleets throughout the Northeast.
The Commodity Operations Program seeks to expand industrial consumption of agricultural commodities by promoting their use in production of bioenergy (ethanol and biodiesel).
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service provides timely, accurate, and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science's Genomic Science Program uses new genomic data and high-throughput technologies to study the proteins encoded by microbial and plant genomes and explore their amazingly diverse natural capabilities. The Web site includes research and development related to biofuels.
The United Soybean Board is an organization committed to implementing new technologies that will improve the United States soybean industry in terms of market expansion and production quality including the use of soybean oils in biodiesel fuels.