Topics: Alternative Fuels Council

Biodiesel Blending Practices

Biodiesel Blending Practices

Biodiesel can be blended and used in many different concentrations, and adding biodiesel to a location’s offerings does not require truckstop and travel plaza operators to buy new equipment. More

Biodiesel Fundamentals for Truckstops with the Alternative Fuels Council [Podcast]

Biodiesel Fundamentals for Truckstops with the Alternative Fuels Council [Podcast]

In this episode of The Truck Stops Here Ginger Laidlaw, vice president with NATSO's Alternative Fuels Council, provides critical answers to biodiesel questions on incentives, fuel quality, equipment and much more.  More

USDA Announces a New Round of Higher Blend Infrastructure Grants Available

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to award approximately $22 million in competitive grants to expand the sale and use of renewable fuels, including biodiesel.  Specifically, USDA said the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentives (HBIIP) program aims to encourage a comprehensive approach to marketing higher blends by sharing the costs relating to upgrading of fuel dispensers (gas and diesel pumps), related equipment, and other infrastructure required at a location to ensure the environmentally safe availability of fuel containing ethanol blends greater than 10 percent or fuel containing biodiesel blends greater than 5 percent. More

Renewable Diesel: From Production to Pump

Renewable Diesel: From Production to Pump

Renewable diesel fuel is creating new opportunities in the fuel business and provides environmental benefits while also helping truckstop and travel plaza operators improve the economics of the fuel they sell.  “You have the potential to price your fuels more competitively and increase your profit margins,” said Ginger Laidlaw, vice president for the Alternative Fuels Council. More

Get to Know Alternative Fuels Council’s Vice President Ginger Laidlaw

Get to Know Alternative Fuels Council’s Vice President Ginger Laidlaw

Renewable fuels are a constantly changing landscape in many facets, and Ginger Laidlaw, vice president at the Alternative Fuels Council, serves as a valuable resource to those in the fueling industry. She has extensive knowledge of fuels, regulations and compliance and is passionate about her work. More

NATSO ANALYSIS: Court Sides with Biofuels Interests in Case Examining RFS Small Refinery Exemptions

Appeals court ruling hands a major victory to biofuels stakeholders, casting doubt on the legal underpinnings of EPA’s rationale for increasing the number of small refinery exemptions and adding a new wrinkle of uncertainty to an already-volatile Renewable Fuel Standard program. More

IRS Issues Guidance Information and Revised Forms for Biodiesel Tax Credit Claims

IRS Issues Guidance Information and Revised Forms for Biodiesel Tax Credit Claims

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How Can My Travel Center Take Advantage of the Biodiesel Tax Credit?

How Can My Travel Center Take Advantage of the Biodiesel Tax Credit?

In late December, President Trump signed legislation that retroactively renewed the $1-per-gallon biodiesel tax credit and extended it through 2022. It marked an enormous victory for not only the travel center industry, but also for the environment and America's truck drivers and consumers. Importantly, it allows diesel retailers to receive significant profits from blending bio into their diesel. Let’s take a look at what this means from an individual truckstop or travel plaza owner operator’s perspective. More

Alternative Fuels Council Announces October Webinar Series

Alternative Fuels Council Announces October Webinar Series

In October, NATSO's Alternative Fuels Council is presenting a weekly webinar mini-series. The 30-minute webinars, hosted by renewable fuels expert Jeff Hove, will give attendees a deeper understanding on blending and selling renewable fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol. More

Opportunities For Our Truckstop Industry Businesses Are Varied And Enormous

Opportunities For Our Truckstop Industry Businesses Are Varied And Enormous

NATSO has two affiliates that allow you to explore ideas to possibly expand and improve your operations. More

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