Kahului, HI – April 22, 2016 – The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance today announced that it has certified Pacific Biodiesel, Hawaii’s award-winning and internationally recognized producer of renewable fuels and the only commercial biofuel producer in the state, and its Big Island Biodiesel plant for showcasing sustainable biodiesel production and distribution practices.
With a nameplate production capacity of 5.5 million gallons annually and utilizing state-of-the art distillation technology to produce the highest quality biodiesel in the country, the plant is the first biodiesel facility of its kind in the United States to earn this certification.
The certification, awarded by the non-profit Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, is two fold:
• Big Island Biodiesel earned “Gold Certified” status as a Biodiesel Producer with a score of 78 of 100.
• Pacific Biodiesel/Big Island Biodiesel earned “Platinum Certified” status as a Biodiesel Distributor with
a score of 92 of 100.

Read the New York Times article here.

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