Like the nascent hydrogen economy, the biodiesel industry is trying to figure out the best way to move forward. Corn and soy are two of the main feedstocks right now but they're not the most promising for long-term use. As Imperium Renewables president John Plaza told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, these bridge feedstocks need to be used now so we can get a handle on how best to make and use biodiesel.
Martin Tobias, CEO of Imperium Renewables, was scheduled to be on KCBS for a minute yesterday and ended up staying on air for about three, according to Imperium Renewables. The two KCBS hosts asked Tobias about how biodiesel is now cheaper than diesel (about twenty to twenty-five cents a gallon in the Northwest, where the show was taped). Tobias called biodiesel the cheaper, cleaner, renewable fuel. The hosts then asked whether biodiesel will continue to be cheaper in the future and also about w