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Oct 24, 2018
E15 to be offered at more than 120 Cumberland Farms stores
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Oct 23, 2018
According to Forest News, both Indonesia’s landscape restoration targets and growing energy demands could be met with the help of biofuel plantations.  Scientists with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the Korean National Institute of Forest Science (NIFOS) and Indonesia’s University of Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya (UMP) are all currently... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 23, 2018
Reported by Pakistani news outlet Daily Times, the Government College University (GCU) in Lahore has signed a joint research project with the Bartin University in Turkey, researching a cost-effective production of bioethanol. According to the report, Bartin University’s Dr. Ahmet Karada explained that both Turkey and Pakistan are importing 95% of their energy requirement. GCU’s... [Read More]

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Oct 23, 2018
Located in the central province of Quang Ngai, Vietnam, the Dung Quat Biofuel Plant has produced its first batch of E100 ethanol fuel since April 2015. According to the Nhân Dân, the plant was completed in 2012 and cost VND 1.887 trillion ($81 million) however, was forced to close in 2015 because of falling oil prices and rising input costs which caused significant... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 23, 2018
Major European bioethanol producer CropEnergies is to ‘pause’ production at its plant in Wilton, UK due to ‘difficult market conditions’, according to a company announcement. The plant, situated in the North-East of England, is operated by Ensus, a member of the Germany headquartered CropEnergies group since 2013. Production at the facility will... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 22, 2018
An Austrian university of technology, TU Wien (TUW), announced in a public release that it has developed a diesel engine that utilises over 70% bioethanol. TUW detailed the technology used in the development of the engine, which uses both diesel and bioethanol in a ‘special’ dual-fuel combustion process which allegedly enables the use of a large portion of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 19, 2018
For the last few months the European biodiesel industry has insisted that the European Commission enforce the implementation of provisional countervailing import duties on 'unfair' biodiesel imports from Argentina. The legal deadline in which to do so is 31  October  2018. The provisional duties that are currently in place, as well as the eventual definitive... [Read More]

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Oct 18, 2018
According to the Aiken Standard a 36,000 square foot recycling facility is to be built by Green Energy Biofuel in Warrenville, Illinois. The plant is expected to provide more than 40 new jobs over the next five years and is scheduled to be up and running by December 2018. Green Energy Biofuels refines and recycles used cooking oil as well as other food products that are... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 17, 2018
Biodiesel distributor Targray announced the opening of a 24/7 biodiesel terminal in Fargo, North Dakota. Targray claims that the terminal will help address the growing demand for biofuels in Northwest Minnesota. This follows legislation by the state, requiring fuel sold to be a 20% biodiesel mix (B20). The terminal will serve wholesale fuel buyers throughout the Fargo-Moorhead... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 15, 2018
Ethanol producer Green Plains announced in a press release that it had entered into an agreement with renewable fuels company Valero to sell three of its ethanol plants. Located in Lakota, Iowa; Bluffton, Indiana; and Riga, Michigan, the plants will be sold for $300 million (€258 million) in cash as well as approximately $28 million (€24 million) of working capital. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 15, 2018
President Donald Trump has announced plans to lift summer restrictions on the sale of E15 fuel at gas stations in the US. On 10 October, at a political rally in Iowa, Trump announced his administration would allow year-round sales of gasoline with a 15% ethanol blend. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) legislation blocks the sale of E15 from 1 June to 15 September in... [Read More]

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Oct 8, 2018
Verbio Vereinigte BioEnergie has published its 2017/2018 financial reports. Company CEO Claus Sauter states that the financial year was characterised by market upheavals and changes to political conditions, both of which have had large implications on the sales markets of Verbio’s biodiesel and biomethane segments. Nevertheless, the company has achieved broadly positive... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 4, 2018
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) released a letter alongside a press release detailing its appreciation for 46 members of Congress who supported its bid for an extension of a biodiesel tax incentive. Led by Representatives David Young (R-IA) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA), the 46 Congress members representing states from California to Connecticut collaborated on a letter to... [Read More]

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Oct 4, 2018
This month the European Union will introduce new labelling requirements for newly manufactured vehicles and refuelling stations. The new system will mean consumers will be able to immediately see the biofuel content of the fuel they are purchasing. The labels will be displayed in all public refuelling stations on the fuel-dispensing unit and on the filler nozzle of the... [Read More]

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Oct 3, 2018
Biofuel consumption for transport in the European Union increased by 9.2% between 2016 and 2017, according to new data in EurObserv’ER’s 2018 Biofuels Barometer. Between 2014 and 2016 biofuel usage remained relatively stable in the EU, something EurObserver’ER puts down to ‘a period of uncertainty’ surrounding the future of the biofuels sector.... [Read More]


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