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RSB Certification

On February 26, 2013, Piedmont received its certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels. In doing so they became the first biodiesel plant to receive such a distinction.

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Standing Firm

Last week the Obama Administration stood firmly behind the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and as a result biodiesel production will increase in this country.

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Lyle’s newest book to hit shelves in Spring ’13

Many of you are familiar with Lyle’s first three books, Biodiesel Power, Small is Possible, and Industrial Evolution. Well, he has done it again; this time with the help of 14 other writers who are what Lyle calls “Friends of … Continue reading

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Piedmont Biofuels Introduces First Enzymatic Biodiesel Plant

Pittsboro, NC: On Friday, June 22, 2012, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Piedmont Biofuels will cut the ribbon on the first biodiesel plant capable of creating renewable fuel using enzymatic catalysis. Politicians, scientists, regulators, government officials, biodiesel producers and consumers from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Biodiesel Summit Announced

January 17, 2011 For Immediate Release Contact: Lyle Estill, 919-321-8260 lyle@biofuels.coop This year’s Sustainable Biodiesel Summit (SBS) will be held in Pittsboro on March 5th. Every year since 2002 sustainable biodiesel enthusiasts have gathered in different cities to listen to … Continue reading

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Job Opening in Research and Analytics Department

Piedmont Biofuels is currently looking to fill the Research Coordinator position.  This person will be directly involved in the development of our enzymatic production process both on a lab and pilot scale.  This is a good opportunity for someone interested … Continue reading

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Piedmont Biofuels Unveils Next Generation Biodiesel Plant

Piedmont Biofuels LLC, leaders in biofuels in North Carolina, will unveil their newest technology for renewable fuel production at a ribbon cutting event and lunch on Friday, July 16th from 11pm – 1pm. Speakers at the event will include the … Continue reading

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Fueling the School Buses

Over a year ago we embarked on a bold school bus initiative with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (which is always trying to improve air quality in North Carolina), and the Department of Public Instruction (which fuels the … Continue reading

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Carolina Worm Castings Moves to Pittsboro

For Immediate Release May 6, 2010 Contact Information:  Ben Reckendorf  919-255-8527 Pittsboro, North Carolina;  Carolina Worm Castings announced today that it is acquiring the vermiculture assets and business of Piedmont Biofarm, and moving its operations to Piedmont Biofuels’ Eco Industrial … Continue reading

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Green Door Design Moves to Eco Industrial Park

For Immediate Release Green Door Design/Build Takes up Residence at Eco Industrial Park April 12, 2010 Contact Information: Jeff Gannon 919-842-2304 Pittsboro, North Carolina; Piedmont Biofuels announced today that Green Door Design/Build has set up operations at its Eco-Industrial Park. … Continue reading

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