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Jan 29, 2019
Port of Rotterdam’s green scheme
BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 28, 2019
Canada-based Cielo Waste Solutions (Cielo) has released an operations update on its Aldersyde renewable diesel refinery. The company describes the two-step process with the first step being the conversion of the biomass – waste and sawdust – into a distillate and the second step being the further... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 23, 2019
Biodiesel production is expected to be launched in Azerbaijan according to the Azerbaijani minister of Economy, Shahin Mustafayev, local news outlet Trend reports. According to the report, the minister announced the decision at an expanded meeting of the board of the Ministry of Economy. Allegedly, the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 21, 2019
According to The Observer Benefuel has secured a site at the Arlanxeo bio-industrial park in Sarnia, to build a biodiesel refinery. The Observer states that Benefuel has been looking for a site in Sarnia that would have a plant capable of producing 75 million litres of... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 18, 2019
Emirati airline Etihad Airways flew its first commercial flight powered only by locally produced biofuel last week. Flying from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, the Boeing 787 used biofuel that had been produced from the oil of Salicornia plants. The plants are grown in the Seawater Energy and... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new technique that offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The new technique uses gasification to turn biomass into intermediate products, such as liquid... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
Finnair has announced its new service that allows customers to offset the CO2 emissions of their flights by supporting a CO2 emission reduction project. They will also be able to reduce emissions by buying biofuel. In December of last year, the company announced it had... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 15, 2019
According to Reuters the European Commission is prepared to accept a deal with Argentine biodiesel producers in order to settle the long running trade dispute over imports into Europe. Reuters reports that The European Commission said that last week it had communicated to interested parties... [Read More]

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]