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Mar 17, 2022
DB Cargo is all aboard with HVO for its locomotives
Biodiesel News
Mar 15, 2022
Carnarvon Energy Limited has announce its renewable diesel business as FutureEnergy Australia (FEA). This is a 50:50 joint venture arrangement with Frontier Impact Group. Carnarvon announced last year it would invest in seed capital towards an initial renewable diesel project which was the first step in an overall strategy to actively reduce the carbon intensity of its... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 15, 2022
The new biodiesel plant built by Austrian process engineering company BDI-BioEnergy International and operated by Rossi Biofuel will make an important contribution to sustainable circular economy in Hungary. For Rossi Biofuel, building the new plant is a commitment to sustainable innovation and profitability and will result in 150,000t annual CO2 savings. Rossi is a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 14, 2022
Leonidas Kanonis, director for communications and analysis at the European Waste-based and Advanced Association (EWABA), highlights why he finds the policy side of this energy sector so fascinating  What was your first job? My first experience was when I was a teenager in Athens, Greece, following around my father who was a civil engineer and was often visiting construction... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 14, 2022
EWABA has welcomed the adoption of more stringent standards for EU certification schemes as part of the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) implementation. The organisation said it was confident that the implementation act on revised standards would strengthen and further enhance transparency in the biofuels sector by providing full traceability across the supply... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 11, 2022
Verde Bio Holdings has announced that it has terminated an agreement to purchase two biodiesel facilities, which the company first announced in December 2021. The Texas-based company has been engaged in the acquisition and development of revenue producing assets in premier US basins. Verde currently owns producing mineral, royalty and over-riding royalty interests in... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 11, 2022
A new biofuel plant built by Rossi Biofuel and MOL Group has started operations in Hungary. Work on the €45 million brownfield plant facility began in June 2020 and the plant in Komárom will significantly increase the biofuel production volume in the country. The advanced biodiesel plant will raise the company’s annual production capacity to 50,000 tonnes per year. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 9, 2022
Union Pacific Railroad will begin using a higher biodiesel blend in locomotives it acquired from Wabtec. The new collaboration helps Union Pacific as it works to increase the percentage of low-carbon fuels consumed to 10% of its total diesel consumption by 2025 and 20% by 2030. "Increasing the use of renewable diesels and biofuels currently represents the most promising... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 8, 2022
ASCO is switching its heavy goods vehicle fleet (HGV) fleet from diesel to HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) as part of its ambitious drive to decarbonise its operations and be net-zero by 2040. The global, integrated logistics and materials management company said this would reduce direct carbon emissions by more than 3,040 tonnes, representing a 46% reduction in the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 8, 2022
Electric and hydrogen vehicles are possible solutions in the mid to long term for heavy duty vehicles (HDV) and should play their important part in the sustainable energy mix. However, biodiesel, and waste-based biodiesel in particular, offers by far the most cost-effective solution to the displacement of fossil diesel in any diesel engine vehicles left on the road. It... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 8, 2022
Repsol's chairman Antonio Brufau attended the presentation of the beginning of the construction work of the first advanced biofuels plant in Spain at the company’s Cartagena refinery. Repsol, in alignment with its ambition to become a net zero emissions company by 2050, will invest €200 million in this project that will enable the supply of 250,000 tonnes per year... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 4, 2022
Foreign trade in biodiesel declined only slightly in 2021 compared to the record levels shown in the quota year 12 months previously. In both thoe years, the export surplus was around 1 million tonnes. According to the Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP), increases in exports were not to be expected in 2020, because the cap on greenhouse gas emission... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 3, 2022
Coca-Cola (CCEP) has switched to using biofuel across its entire third party logistics fleet in the Netherlands as part of its net zero 2040 ambition and target to reduce its value chain GHG emissions by 30% by 2030. CCEP collaborated with its local transport partners Van Rijen, Zandbergen, Snel Logistics Solutions and T-Trex, to run the truck fleet on 100% Hydrotreated... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 3, 2022
Repsol and Navantia have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly develop innovative solutions to decarbonise maritime transport. Both are keen to reinforce their commitment to accelerate the energy transition and achieve carbon neutrality, in line with the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets of Spain, the EU, the UN and the International Maritime Organisation. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 1, 2022
Kohler Engines said it will be using hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) in all its diesel engines. The approval came after intensive laboratory and on-the-field testing by Kohler’s engineering team. The group’s diesel engines do not require any kind of modification or specific upgrade to use HVO. However, use of exhaust gas after-treatment systems will still be... [Read More]


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