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Jul 21, 2021
Heat in Canada reduces rapeseed supply
Biodiesel News
Jul 20, 2021
The Brazilian government that mandated the percentage of vegetable oil blended into Brazil’s biodiesel be reduced from 13% (B13) to 10% (B10) has now reconsidered that position and indicated the mixture will be increased to 12% (B12) for the months of September and October. The government justified the reduction due to the high prices for soybean oil which makes up... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 19, 2021
Kao Data has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data centre to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). This move, made possible by partnering with Crown Oil, means Kao Data will eliminate up to 90% of net CO2 from their backup generators and significantly reduce nitrogen... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 19, 2021
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has expressed disappointment in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit’s decision on the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard rule. NBB joined other biofuel industry associations after the case known as Growth Energy v Environment Protection Agency (EPA) to challenge the EPA’s failure to account for a flood of retroactive small refinery... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 14, 2021
The EWABA association has welcomed the European Commission’s intention to make Europe the first climate neutral continent. However, the organisation representing the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel industry regretted that the Commission’s approach fails to offer a bolder promotion of renewable and low carbon liquid fuels as a long-term solution to decarbonise... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 12, 2021
A bulk carrier has successfully sailed from Singapore to South Africa on biodiesel converted from used cooking oil (UCO). This helped reduce the vessel's carbon dioxide emissions by 5%. The Frontier Jacaranda made the journey with a mix of 7 per cent biofuel and 93% regular fuel. Alpha Biofuels blended the biofuel at their plant in Tuas, converting it from UCO collected... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 9, 2021
Neste has launched Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Belgian market. The fuel, produced from 100% renewable raw materials, is brought to the Belgian market in collaboration with the channel partner EG Group. Neste MY Renewable Diesel enables customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 90% over the fuel’s life cycle compared to fossil diesel. “This expansion... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 7, 2021
North-west UK fuel supplier Crown Oil is now running its entire fleet on renewable diesel fuel as it commits to reduce its direct CO2 greenhouse gas emissions by 90%. The Greater Manchester business, part of the £420 million (€490 million) turnover Crown Oil family of companies, believes it is the first supplier in the UK to run all of its oil delivery vehicles on... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 6, 2021
Cory has announced that its fleet of tugs will run on biofuel. The move follows successful trials that have resulted in a reduction of net carbon dioxide emissions by 90% – a major step in decarbonising the company’s river operations and transport on the Thames as the UK targets net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The biofuel, hydrotreated vegetable oil... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 5, 2021
GoodFuels and independent dry bulk owner Berge Bulk have announced the successful completion of a recent bunkering of advanced marine biofuel from 100% sustainable feedstock onboard the 181,403 dwt bulk carrier Berge Tsurugi. As part of Berge Bulk’s industry-leading ambition to be carbon neutral by 2025, Berge Tsurugi received a delivery of GoodFuels’ sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 5, 2021
IKEA, one of the world’s best-known and loved home furnishing brands, aims to cut its CO2 emissions in the UAE by up to 90% on the way to its ultimate goal of emission-free deliveries by 2025. Farjad Shah, sustainability developer of IKEA UAE, said the company has been using Neutral Fuels B100 Net Zero Biofuel in their delivery vehicles that transport goods from Jebel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 2, 2021
Rapeseed processing in Germany rose considerably in the first four months of this compared to the previous year. Domestic rapeseed accounted for a major share of the increase. In the first four months of 2021, around 3.27 million tonnes of rapeseed were processed in Germany. This was up nearly 10% on the same period the previous year. One of the reasons was a rise... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 30, 2021
Green technology company Vertoro has won a European Union grant to develop a lignin crude plant at Rotterdam whose product could be used as biofuel bunkers. The firm has won a €2 million ReactEU grant to build a 250,000 mt/year commercial-scale biorefinery at Europe’s largest port facility, it revealed in a LinkedIn post recently. “This biorefinery will convert... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 29, 2021
Anglo American has successfully trialled the use of sustainable biofuel to power a chartered ship during a voyage from Singapore to South Africa. The biodiesel blend, produced by converting waste cooking oil from Singapore’s food and beverage industry, reduces carbon dioxide emissions compared to using 100% conventional marine fuel. Peter Whitcutt, CEO of Anglo American’s... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 25, 2021
BUTTING Anlagenbau in Schwedt received a major order in August last year which included the production of a process column for a biofuel facility. The large vessel, known as "Big Berta", was destined for a biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium. Following start of production last November, the first partial delivery took place recently. A heavy-duty transporter took the... [Read More]


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