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India’s oil marketing companies give up on jatropha biodiesel definitively

India’s oil marketing companies give up on jatropha biodiesel definitively

August 25, 2016 |

In India, the joint ventures owned partly by three oil marketing companies that sought to produce biodiesel from jatropha have been shut down due to unviability. Many believed that jatropha could be successfully grown in dry wastelands without irrigation. The three companies had planned to grow jatropha on 180,000 hectares across Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and […]

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Argent Energy scores $2.2 million for EU-funded UCO and waste fats biodiesel demo

Argent Energy scores $2.2 million for EU-funded UCO and waste fats biodiesel demo

August 23, 2016 |

In the UK, an international consortium led by Argent Energy has secured $2.2 million from Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) pilot scheme under Horizon2020 to recover waste oil and fats and then demonstrate cheaper, better, faster biodiesel production. Argent Energy was the country’s first large-scale commercial biodiesel producer and uses tallow as well as used […]

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Sustainable Biodiesel Conducts National Auditor Search

Sustainable Biodiesel Conducts National Auditor Search

August 21, 2016 |

In Hawaii, the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance is seeking third party professionals to perform sustainability audits and is requesting CVs from qualified auditors. Recognizing the need for objective environmental and sustainability standards within the US Biodiesel Industry, the SBA has created an independent third-party certification process and branding system for the production, distribution and sale of […]

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Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance looking for qualified auditors

Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance looking for qualified auditors

August 18, 2016 |

In Hawaii, The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance announced its search for professional auditors in the United States who can perform sustainable biodiesel certification audits and is requesting CVs from qualified auditors. In order to keep costs as low as possible for potential certified biodiesel businesses, the SBA is seeking CVs from qualified Auditor candidates across the […]

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Brazilian biodiesel auction sells 674 million liters

Brazilian biodiesel auction sells 674 million liters

August 16, 2016 |

In Brazil, the ANP fuels agency held its 50th biodiesel auction last week where 674 million liters were sold at an average of 75.5 cents per liter, all of which held the social seal guaranteeing sourcing of feedstock from smallholder farmers. A total of 757.18 million liters were offered at auction by 31 producers. On […]

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Thailand exploring boosting biodiesel blend to 5%

Thailand exploring boosting biodiesel blend to 5%

August 16, 2016 |

In Thailand, the government is looking to boost the biodiesel blending mandate to 5% from the current 3% in an effort to support palm oil producers after lobbying by growers, crushers and biodiesel producers. To stave off a potential shortage of cooking oil, the mandate can be dialed back down to 3% if needed. The […]

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Mato Graso biodiesel production up nearly 5% during H1 2016

Mato Graso biodiesel production up nearly 5% during H1 2016

August 15, 2016 |

In Brazil, biodiesel production in Mato Grosso grew 4.94% in the 1st half of this year over the same period of 2015. Against this result, the national biofuel supply fell 3.45%. The state’s production is about 22% of domestic production. From January to June this year, Mato Grosso secured 408,778,000 liters of biodiesel, compared to […]

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Malaysian biodiesel exports continue to rebound in July but still a fraction of 2015

Malaysian biodiesel exports continue to rebound in July but still a fraction of 2015

August 11, 2016 |

In Malaysia, biodiesel exports soared in July to 16,764 metric tons, up 74% over the previous month, and worth $12.13 million. It was the second highest volume to be exported so far this year. Exports this year are very far below last year’s, compared to July 2015 exports of 46,622 tons. That’s close to the […]

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National Biodiesel Foundation teams with Amazon for donations via school supply purchases

National Biodiesel Foundation teams with Amazon for donations via school supply purchases

August 11, 2016 |

Across the US, it’s nearly back to school time and that means two things: shopping for school supplies for kids and organizations linking up with suppliers to secure donations via those oh so vital purchases. The National Biodiesel Foundation, the foundation arm of the National Biodiesel Board, has linked with Amazon so that 0.5% of […]

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Brazil to expand feedstocks eligible for biodiesel social seal program in 2017

Brazil to expand feedstocks eligible for biodiesel social seal program in 2017

August 11, 2016 |

In Brazil, the Special Secretariat for Family Agriculture and Agrarian Development is seeking to expand the National Program for Biodiesel Production and Use (PNPB) in 2017 to animal byproducts as feedstocks including beef tallow, fish oil and chicken fat beyond the current soybean oil allowing more families to participate in the program. More than 900,000 […]

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