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Dec 9, 2020
Biofuels coalition challenges small refinery exemptions
Biodiesel News
Dec 7, 2020
The Malaysia Palm Oil Board’s (MPOB) collaboration with a plantation company Kulim has successfully produced the latest oil palm planting material known as Clonal Palm Series 3 (CPS3). According to the MPOB, CPS3 is a quality palm oil clone capable of increasing productivity and higher yields of fresh fruit bunches (FFB), according to a report from the Malaysian news... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 4, 2020
The collection of used cooking oil (UCO) from households has been recently tested in Germany. Lesch Altfettrecycling and the MVaK association have become project partners in the Every Drop Counts project. This project has been hailed a success in the communities in which it was tested, with the cities of Erlangen and Fürth taking the decision to further expand the collection... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 4, 2020
Global production of oilseeds in the crop year 2020/21 will be around 597 million tonnes - up around 4% year on year, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). After recent expectations of a record output of 605 million tonnes, the current forecast is slightly more cautious. Since 2000, global oilseed production has nearly doubled. Soybean is the world's... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 3, 2020
Plans have been unveiled for a large-scale renewable energy park in the north-east of Scotland, designed to deliver between 150 to 200 megawatts of green energy for the Scottish grid. Concepts have already drawn up to encompass and integrate several different energy generation technologies including a green biodiesel production facility and an aerobic digestion (AD)... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 3, 2020
Growth Energy has threatened to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the missed Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) deadline. The organisation is accusing the EPA of failing to commit to its statutory obligation to issue the 2021 RVO by 30 November - an annual deadline set by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The notice gives EPA 60 days to issue the 2021... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 3, 2020
Explora has invested over $5 million (€4.1 million) in new technology to turn sewage waste into biodiesel. The plant in Puerto General San Martín, Santa Fe, Argentina, has already produced 12,000 tonnes of deacidified residual oil that has been exported to the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, Bulgaria and Brazil. This is used as an advanced biofuel for speciality chemical... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 2, 2020
Palm oil prices will continue to rise in the first half of 2021 as global supply is squeezed, the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) said. Disruptions from persistent heavy rainfall in South-east Asia meant global supply would remain tight until the first quarter of next year, CPOPC said in an outlook it published. “Towards the second half of 2021, adequate... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 1, 2020
The rally in rapeseed prices in Paris has also reached the German spot market and drove producer prices. For this reason, many farmers have marketed their remaining stocks over the past two weeks. Considering the difficult overall environment, the Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP) sees the development of prices as a glimmer of light for arable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 27, 2020
Cielo Waste Solutions Corp has received pre-payment in full for 60,000 litres of renewable diesel, which is being produced at its Aldersyde waste to renewable fuel facility. The renewable diesel will be shipped to a third party of the purchaser's choice once Cielo reduces the sulphur content of its renewable fuel down to less than 15 PPM sulphur. The British Columbia-based... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 27, 2020
GoodFuels and car manufacturer Volkswagen Group have successfully started their partnership in supplying advanced biofuel oil. A leading marine biofuels supplier for the global maritime industry is supplying MR1-100 or BFO at Vlissingen, in the Netherlands, heralding another major step for sustainable shipping in the car carrier segment. The Depth RoRo carrier Patara... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 26, 2020
Olam Palm is setting up a new plant producing biofuel from palm oil in Gabon. The Singapore-based multinational firm will construct the plant in the southern part of Libreville, on an area of five ha not far from the port, after obtaining all the regulatory authorisations for the production of biofuel in the African country. The site was picked because it offers easy... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2020
The EU-27 plus the UK imported around 2.1 million tonnes of rapeseed in the first four months of the 2020/21 season. This was a 24% decline compared to the same period last year, but approximately 34% more than in 2018/19. The fluctuations were due to the rapeseed harvest volumes. In the crop year 2019/20, rapeseed production in the EU-27 plus UK was just under 15%... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2020
Uniper Energy DMCC (UED) and Neutral Fuels have announced they will collaborate to provide maritime biofuel. UED supplies very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and Neutral Fuels has been one of the pioneers behind the commercial viability of net zero biofuels to replace fossil fuels. The two companies will blend UED’s VLSFO and Neutral Fuels biofuel, in Fujairah, UAE,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 23, 2020
HVO provider Green Biofuels has been selected as the sole provider of fuel for the construction of a new leisure development. PEAK is a phased development of an all-year leisure, education, wellness, and entertainment destination based on 300 acres of reclaimed parkland at the edge of the Peak District National Park and Chesterfield in the UK. The multi-million-pound... [Read More]


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