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Aug 4, 2021
Xfuels Inc to produce biodiesel at Bieseker plant
Biodiesel News
Aug 3, 2021
UK’s first supplier of green aggregate materials SandandStone has signed an agreement with Green Biofuels. The agreement enables the business to deliver all of its remediation and aggregate projects with minimal environmental impact and carbon emissions. All logistics and transport operations used by SandandStone will be fuelled by Green D+ HVO that can reduce greenhouse... [Read More]

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Aug 2, 2021
The European Union looks set to retain its tariffs on US biodiesel for an extra five years after deciding that removing them could lead to a surge of imports at artificially low prices. The tariffs, dating back to 2009, will be extended until 2026, Reuters reported on August 2. The European Commission, which looked into the case, concluded that US producers could increase... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 29, 2021
Cadman Cranes is working towards a more sustainable future by adopting the use of hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO). Mobile cranes are notoriously high users of fuel and play a key role in the production of harmful CO2 emissions found in today’s working environment. Although manufacturer emissions continue to improve, their heavy road-bearing weight and requirement... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 29, 2021
German rapeseed meal exports have reached a record level. In the period July 2020 to May this year, exports were up 17% on the previous year and larger than ever before. Over that period, Germany exported just less than 2 million tonnes of rapeseed meal. According to information published by the German Federal Statistical Office, this was up approximately 17% year-on-year... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 28, 2021
ERA is investing $4.7 million (€4 million) to support the development of a $28.6 million biofuel facility in Lethbridge, Alberta. The facility will eventually produce an estimated 70 million litres of high-value renewable fuel once fully operational in the autumn. The plant, which is owned by Canary Biofuels, will be the first of its kind in Canada, turning local agricultural... [Read More]

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Jul 28, 2021
bp and the Mærsk McKinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping have signed a partnership agreement committing to a long-term collaboration on the development of new alternative fuels and low carbon solutions for the shipping industry. bp will second experts to work on relevant research and development projects in the Center’s portfolio and contribute to the development... [Read More]

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Jul 27, 2021
KPI OceanConnect announced the launch of its Alternative Fuels and Special Projects division to enhance its counterparts’ ability to achieve their sustainability ambitions. Bill Wakeling, an expert in marine fuels, will lead the new offering. As pressure intensifies for the shipping industry to become more sustainable, KPI OceanConnect, a leading global broker and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 21, 2021
Prospects of tight rapeseed supply at the world's biggest rapeseed exporter has driven up prices also in the EU - a major recipient of Canadian commodity. In Winnipeg, the July contract reached a new record high at the equivalent of just less than €661 per tonne on 13 July. An exceptional increase had already been recorded in the days before, the limit-up price and... [Read More]

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
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 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]

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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]


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