Biofuels

DIN 51637 – Biobased Content Testing of Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO)

Published on June 13, 2017

DIN 51637:2014-02 details the determination of the biobased hydrocarbon content of hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO) in commonly used diesel fuels. This German standard specifies the use of the liquid scintillation counting (LSC) method to measure the carbon-14 content and thereby determine the biobased content.

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US EPA sets Biobased Diesel Volume for 2013 at 1.28 Billion Gallons

Published on September 17, 2012

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established the amount of bio-diesel products required to be included in diesel fuel markets in 2013. Biobased diesel products are advanced bio-fuels that are derived from sources that include vegetable oils and wastes oils from renewable sources.

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US EPA Proposes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards

Published on June 21, 2011

WASHINGTON, January 21 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the 2012 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). EPA continues to support greater use of renewable fuels within the transportation sector every year.

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Beta Analytic Promotes ASTM D6866 Testing to Biorefineries at RRB7

Published on June 6, 2011

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic Inc. is one of the exhibitors at the Seventh International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries (RRB7) in Bruges, Belgium. Alexander Shroff, deputy manager for European operations, and Thierry Sam Tamers, director, will represent the company at the event. The three-day conference, to be held at the Oud Sint-Jan Conference Centre, […]

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UK DfT Recommends C14 Analysis to Measure Biofuel Renewable Content

Published on June 2, 2011

In the consultation document published by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) regarding the implementation of the transport elements of the EU Renewable Energy Directive, the DfT is proposing to determine the renewable portion of partially renewable fuels through carbon-14 dating techniques.

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ASTM D6866 Lab Beta Analytic Joins Industrial Biotechnology Congress

Published on May 8, 2011

Beta Analytic, Inc., will showcase its ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited lab’s services at the 8th World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, which starts May 8, 2011. Martin Tesini, the company’s Operations Manager for Latin America/Iberian Peninsula, will take charge of Beta Analytic’s tabletop display at the exhibit hall and would welcome any inquiries on biobased or […]

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Beta Analytic Joins 1st World Congress of Bioenergy 2011 in China

Published on April 24, 2011

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic, Inc., will participate in the 1st World Congress of Bioenergy (WCBE-2011) to be held at the World Expo Center in Dalian, China, from April 25 to April 30, 2011. Research & Development Associate Pat Patodia and China Operations Manager Fuming “Steven” Liu are representing Beta Analytic at the event.

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Beta Analytic Showcases Biobased Testing at Biofuels Conference

Published on November 5, 2010

Participants of the Advanced Biofuels Markets conference in San Francisco, California, will get a chance to discuss ASTM D6866 biomass carbon content testing with Beta Analytic Inc. on November 9 and November 10, 2010. The company’s representative, Pat Patodia, will be available at the event’s exhibit hall to answer inquiries about the test. ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited […]

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Beta Analytic Co-Sponsors Cellulosic Biofuels Summit 2010

Published on November 2, 2010

ASTM D6866 lab Beta Analytic, Inc., invites participants of the 5th Annual Cellulosic Biofuels Summit in Washington, D.C., to visit its booth at the event’s exhibit hall. From November 15 to November 18, representatives from different sectors of the cellulosic biofuels value chain will convene at Almas Temple Club for the 2010 summit. Beta Analytic, […]

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US EPA Amended RFS Requires ASTM D6866 Testing for MSW-Derived Biofuel

Published on March 21, 2010

The US EPA’s amended Renewable Fuel Standard, also called RFS2, requires ASTM D6866 testing to determine the biogenic fraction of transportation fuels derived from municipal solid waste (MSW), where the renewable portion of the fuel cannot be determined based on the relative energy content of the renewable biomass and fossil feedstock. ASTM D6866 can also […]

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