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Swedish rail operator gets EU funding to trial switching to biodiesel

Swedish rail operator gets EU funding to trial switching to biodiesel

June 29, 2015 |

In Sweden, Inlandsbanan AB has received funding from the European Commission to trail rapeseed-based biodiesel in its trains with the aim of converting 100% of its engines to run on RME by 2020. The move will allow it to reduce its GHG emissions by 60% while avoiding the cost of electrifying its entire 1200km rail […]

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Bullfrog Power® launches UCO biodiesel for energy customers

Bullfrog Power® launches UCO biodiesel for energy customers

June 29, 2015 |

In Canada, Bullfrog Power® launched green fuel, a new solution allowing climate-conscious businesses in Canada to reduce the environmental impact of their transportation. With the introduction of green fuel to the market, Bullfrog Power is providing much needed funding that can help biofuel producers grow their business at a critical stage for their industry. For […]

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Pertamina sees 54% biodiesel consumption hike on B15 but prices in the way

Pertamina sees 54% biodiesel consumption hike on B15 but prices in the way

June 29, 2015 |

In Indonesia, Pertamina expects biodiesel consumption to jump 54% to around 2 million metric tons annually when the country switches over to B15 from the current B10. Yet the pricing scheme for Pertamina to buy biodiesel has kept it from making any deals with the three major producers this year, so far relying on stocks. […]

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Atlantic Biodiesel Opens Biodiesel plant in Ontario 

Atlantic Biodiesel Opens Biodiesel plant in Ontario 

June 27, 2015 |

In Ontario, Atlantic Biodiesel officially opened of its new, state-of-the-art renewable fuel facility in Welland, Ontario, which will produce 170 million litres of renewable, clean-burning biodiesel and 15 million litres of high-grade glycerin per year. The facility produces biofuel suitable for cold weather applications and is situated near infrastructure that provides storage as well as […]

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Australia agrees phasing in excise taxes for biodiesel and ethanol

Australia agrees phasing in excise taxes for biodiesel and ethanol

June 25, 2015 |

In Australia, the government has agreed to phase in an excise tax on biodiesel equivalent to 50% of the full diesel rate over 15 years, starting with zero tax in 2015/16 through to 2030/31. Last year it was planned the excise rate would rise over five years but that has been scaled back. The plan […]

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India goes for B20 in ports as new palm oil waste biodiesel plant comes online

India goes for B20 in ports as new palm oil waste biodiesel plant comes online

June 24, 2015 |

In India, Emami Group has recently set up a 300 ton per day multi-feedstock biodiesel facility at Haldia with Desmet Ballestra. Feedstocks include palm oil residues. The company is working with the government to boost use of biodiesel in ports, railways and across the transport sector who announced up to 20% blending at 12 major […]

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Anderwood Ventures seeks to put up UCO biodiesel plant in Utah

Anderwood Ventures seeks to put up UCO biodiesel plant in Utah

June 24, 2015 |

In Utah, Anderwood Ventures wants to process 50 million gallons per year of used cooking oil from a 300-mile radius around St. George to produce biodiesel for use in local school buses. The company says there is enough supply in that radius to collect 100 million gallons. The refinery could be up and online by […]

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Raizen transports first biodiesel shipment by rail

Raizen transports first biodiesel shipment by rail

June 23, 2015 |

In Brazil, Raizen has completed its first shipment of biodiesel by rail, from Rondonópolis to Paulina, taking advantage of reverse logistics—railcars that would otherwise be empty after transporting fossil fuels, taking advantage of cheaper rates to move the biodiesel in the opposite direction. As much as 50 million liters of biodiesel could be transported annually,

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Egypt signs used cooking oil protocol to support biodiesel program

Egypt signs used cooking oil protocol to support biodiesel program

June 23, 2015 |

In Egypt, the Minister of Supply has signed a protocol for recycled cooking oil to be collected from citizens in exchange for points that can be traded for free food. The oil will then be delivered to the Alexandria Company for Petroleum Additives who will process it into biodiesel. The plan scales up a trial […]

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Nearly 100% of biodiesel sold at 661.5 million liters at ANP auction has social seal

Nearly 100% of biodiesel sold at 661.5 million liters at ANP auction has social seal

June 22, 2015 |

In Brazil, 661.5 million liters of biodiesel were sold at the ANP’s most recent auction on June 17 and 18. Of the total, 99.8% held the social seal. Thirty-four producers offered nearly 825 million liters of biodiesel at the auction with 97.05% holding the social seal. The average price paid for the biodiesel was slightly […]

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