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News Category: Biodiesel News
Jan 15, 2019
EU prepared to accept deal with Argentine biodiesel producers
BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 11, 2019
US-based renewable chemicals and fuels producer Aemitis announced the completion of a 2-year capacity upgrade to its biodiesel and glycerin plant in Kakinada, India. Upgrades to the Kakinada plant included the installation of a pre-treatment unit to process lower-cost and waste feedstock into oil; the expansion of... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 4, 2019
According to the Iowa Renewable Fuel Association (IRFA), 2018 has seen biodiesel sales increase as well as rebound from 2017. The IRFA report that in 2018 a record breaking 365 gallons of biodiesel was produced by the 12 biodiesel plants in Iowa. Executive director of the IRFA,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 3, 2019
Eni and the Governorate of the Vatican City State have signed an agreement to promote a circular economy. Global oil and gas company, Eni, is to provide Eni+ Diesel, an environmental impact diesel fuel which, according to the company, reduces polluting emissions by 40%. Giuseppe Ricci, Eni’s... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 20, 2018
According to New Haven Biz American GreenFuels has launched a campaign to increase the use of its biofuel and promote the role of alternative fuels in reducing carbon emissions. The Bridgeport-based company that produces biodiesel in New Haven announced its “You Are What You Heat” campaign earlier... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 13, 2018
Texas-based fuel producer Benefuel announced that they have begun a site search in Canada after British Columbia’s recently publicised climate change plan included an expanded ‘Low Carbon Fuel Standard’ incentivising biofuel producers. According to a press release, the initiative has ‘assisted’ Benefuel in prioritising its expansion efforts,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 13, 2018
The Sun Daily reports that Malaysia is set to emulate Indonesia’s plan to introduce a higher biodiesel mandate. The country intends to implement a B20 biodiesel blending mandate by 2020 that would see it become one of the world’s top biodiesel producing countries.    Malaysia’s Prime Minister,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 12, 2018
Finnish renewable diesel producer Neste announced that it has finalised on a decision to invest an estimated €1.4 billion into its Singapore biofuel production capacity. The investment will extend Neste’s renewable production capacity by up to 1.3 million tons per annum, raising the total yearly capacity to... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Reuters is reporting that the European Commission has proposed reinstating anti-subsidy duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel. A surge in biodiesel shipments from Latin America into the EU has threatened the industry and pushed the proposed renewal from the European Commission, Reuters claims, citing an EU... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
German car manufacturer Volkswagen announced that its R33 BlueDiesel (R33) biofuel has successfully completed its testing phase. According to Volkswagen, the ‘innovative’ biodiesel can save upwards of 20% in carbon emissions compared to conventional fuels. R33 was developed by Volkswagen and the Coburg University among other project partners.... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 28, 2018
Chairman of the US House of Representatives’ House Ways & Means Committee, Kevin Brady has released a proposal to make technical corrections to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The National Biodiesel Board (NNB) reports that this is set to extend several tax credits, including the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
Reuters reports that on the 26th of November Malaysia announced that it intends to start phasing in a higher biodiesel mandate starting from next month. The new rule will be officially put into place from February 2019 as the country hopes that this will bolster palm... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
Glycerol waste from the biodiesel production process could be ‘simply’ converted into a clean burning sustainable fuel, according to new research from scientists at the University of Miskolc, Hungary, and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. Specifically, the researchers have investigated using... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 20, 2018
Biodiesel and renewable diesel net supply to California has increased since the launch of the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) in 2011, according to the latest statistics from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The quarterly net supply of renewable diesel for Q2 2018 was approximately... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 12, 2018
After deciding to review its tariffs on Argentine biodiesel, the US may be changing the ‘poor’ fortune of exporters whose shipments from South American countries have been extremely low. According to Reuters the US Department of Commerce announced that there was “just cause” to review the taxes... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Nov 9, 2018
The European Union’s ‘largest’ biodiesel producer Avril has launched France’s first biodiesel-only fuel, according to Reuters. Biodiesel is usually a blend mixed with fossil fuels but Avril claims that the ‘pure’ product, named Oleo 100, is less polluting and is built from French renewable crops. According... [Read More]