USDA Offers Programs to Support Clean Fuels

USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service offers a number of programs to help rural businesses development and some of them are targeted to renewable and sustainable energy. Administrator Karama Neal talked about some of those programs during an address to the Clean Fuels Conference. “So much of your priorities, goals and impact align well with USDA priorities,” said Neal. “First...Read More

Clean Fuels Policy Panel

In the last year, Clean Fuels Alliance America and its members fostered a successful policy surge at all levels, from state production incentives, to low carbon fuel standards, to the federal biodiesel tax credit and more. The Clean Fuels Conference kicked off with a panel to examine how state and federal policies, including the Renewable Fuel Standard, shape...Read More

Star Group Receives Influence Award

Operating throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, Star Group, L.P. is the nation’s largest retail distributor of home heating oil, based on sales volume. The company earned the Influence Award for its leadership role in the adoption and acceptance of Bioheat® fuel – typically a blend of biodiesel and heating oil. With increasing concern about climate change both...Read More

Clean Fuels Chair Pleased With Conference Turnout

Mike Rath is senior vice president of marketing for Darling Ingredients in Dallas, Texas. He is also the first chairman of Clean Fuels Alliance America. Darling Ingredients is in the business of animal rendering, turning edible by-products and food waste into sustainable products, and a leading producer of renewable energy. “We handle the byproducts of one in every...Read More