Tag: B100

Push for Indonesia to start trialing B100 ASAP

Push for Indonesia to start trialing B100 ASAP

May 9, 2019 |

In Indonesia, the head of the one the main research agencies says that looking into the feasibility of B100 as soon as possible needs to be a matter of urgency since the testing processes will likely take a while. Testing for B30 to allow for eventual ramp up of blending and availability is underway while […]

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Neste wants to sell B100 in Estonia by summer but regulations may take three months

Neste wants to sell B100 in Estonia by summer but regulations may take three months

May 7, 2019 |

In Estonia, local press reports that it may take up to three months for the government to develop the legal framework that would allow Neste to sell its B100, a move the company had hoped to make this summer. It is already selling B100 in Sweden, Latvia and Finland, so it makes sense for it […]

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Indonesia starts B100 trials in face falling palm oil demand from Europe

Indonesia starts B100 trials in face falling palm oil demand from Europe

April 15, 2019 |

In Indonesia, the Antara news agency reports that the agriculture minister is pushing for the use of B100 as a way to counteract the strong likelihood that palm oil demand from Europe will fall off as a result of anti-indirect land use rules. On Monday, the minister launched a B100 trial in a four-wheeler tractor […]

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Buenos Aires launches B100 bus trial

Buenos Aires launches B100 bus trial

December 26, 2018 |

In Argentina, the first two buses to operate on B100 have begun operation in Buenos Aires as part of a pilot project that will be evaluated later in the year for possible expansion among other bus lines. The city is working on the project alongside the national government’s transportation ministry who estimates that using 100% […]

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Taiwan’s Sunho Biodiesel says it has the solution to cheaper B100

Taiwan’s Sunho Biodiesel says it has the solution to cheaper B100

August 22, 2018 |

In Taiwan, Sunho Biodiesel Corporation says biodiesel in public transport hasn’t yet taken off because of the high production costs but says its proprietary ET Process® can be competitive. Based on the current price for used cooking oil around $0.23 per pound and petroleum-based diesel price around $3.37 per gallon, the price of B100 from […]

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Dubai’s Sustainable City to go B100 for second construction phase

Dubai’s Sustainable City to go B100 for second construction phase

July 18, 2018 |

In the UAE, The Sustainable City, the Middle East’s first fully operational sustainable community, has adopted B100 biodiesel to fuel the construction of the new buildings in phase 2 including Fairgreen International School, Hotel Indigo, and the innovation centre. The renewable fuel alternative is manufactured from the used cooking oil consumed by the restaurants at […]

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Scania to introduce B100 busses in Buenos Aires

Scania to introduce B100 busses in Buenos Aires

June 14, 2018 |

In Argentina, Scania has teamed with local bus line Linea 132 to introduce 100% biodiesel-fueled buses by year’s end in the capital, Buenos Aires. Already the company ran trials with higher biodiesel blends in the towns of Cliba and Quilmes, where the Cliba B100 results showed greenhouse gas reductions of 80%. The Quilmes results were […]

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German researchers find off-road engines meet EU emissions standards running on B100

German researchers find off-road engines meet EU emissions standards running on B100

February 21, 2018 |

In Germany, University of Rostock researchers demonstrates in current research results that off-road engines conforming to exhaust emission category EU Stage IV are suitable for operation with pure biodiesel. The research project at the University of Rostock shows the suitability of B100 at an EU Stage IV engine for industry and agriculture. Special attention was […]

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Sydney fueling station ends B100 sales after failing air quality tests

Sydney fueling station ends B100 sales after failing air quality tests

July 27, 2017 |

In Australia, Sydney’s go-to filling station for B100 has stopped selling the fuel after it failed to meet maximum sulfur levels. The station will continue to supply B5 and B20 blends that met set fuel standards following a January inspection by the federal Environmental Department. The country’s main biodiesel producer proved that it did not […]

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Mercedes denies telling India its vehicles could run on B100

Mercedes denies telling India its vehicles could run on B100

July 19, 2016 |

In India, the Mercedes MD for the country says he never told the transportation minister that the company’s vehicles would be able to run on 100% biodiesel despite the minister saying he was told directly the cars and trucks would be able to run on the biodiesel spec being prepared by the ministry. The MD […]

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