Tag: biodiesel

Global biodiesel market report sees CAGR of 8.1% through 2018

In the UK, TechNavio’s report, the Global Biodiesel Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Biodiesel market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes […]

July 29, 2014 More

ANP allows Brazilian poultry giant to export biodiesel

In Brazil, the ANP has granted permission for the world’s largest poultry processor JBS to export biodiesel and fuel derivatives. The company is expanding and just announced it will buy the poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil from Tyson Foods.  

July 28, 2014 More

Thailand looking to set up mini-biodiesel plants to get unsafe oil out of food

In Thailand, the director of a regional medical center is working with local authorities to set up small-scale biodiesel production in an attempt to deter used cooking oil from being bleached and re-sold back into the market. Apparently only about 20 million liters of cooking oil gets used for biodiesel production ever year, compared to […]

July 28, 2014 More

East Kansas Agri-Energy to integrate biodiesel production from corn oil

In Kansas, East Kansas Agri-Energy LLC has announced its intent to integrate renewable diesel production at its ethanol plant in Garnett, Kansas. Renewable diesel will be made from the corn distillers oil (CDO) already produced at the plant along with other feedstocks purchased on the market. Construction on the new facility will begin soon and […]

July 28, 2014 More

Paraguay looking to boost biodiesel blend and mimic Brazil’s ethanol moves

In Paraguay, discussions are underway to boost the ethanol mandate to 27.5% to match what Brazil is potentially doing. Currently the local blend is at 25%, mirroring its neighbor market. On the biodiesel side, the government has convened a working group to study how to promote the fuel’s use. At the moment, oil companies aren’t […]

July 28, 2014 More

24-7 Van Lines upgrades entire fleet to biodiesel engines

In California, 24-7 Van Lines announced that their entire fleet has been upgraded with more energy efficient and environmentally friendly bio-diesel engines. The engines burn cleaner than standard diesel engines and also increase the mile-per-gallon ratio, thus reducing the cost of moving—a savings that is passed onto the commercial and residential customers of the company.

July 24, 2014 More

Methes Energies will launch new pre-treatment process via webinar

In Nevada, Methes Energies International announced it will be officially launching a new pre-treatment process for high free fatty acid (FFA) biodiesel feedstocks, including corn oil, on August 28th, 2014 at 2:00 Central time via a webinar hosted by Biodiesel Magazine. In almost all cases, biodiesel feedstock oils must be pre-treated before the oils can […]

July 23, 2014 More

Argentine biodiesel exports soar 14.5 times year-on-year

In Argentina, biodiesel exports soared to 118,100 metric tons in May, a whopping 14.5 times the biodiesel exported during May last year and 141% higher than in April. The boost in exports is a direct result of the government cutting export duties retroactively to March to 11% from 21% previously.  Biodiesel production for Carbio members […]

July 22, 2014 More

Hong Kong commissions study to boost biodiesel use

In Hong Kong, the government is commissioning a cost-benefit study looking at expanding the use of biodiesel, including a potential mandate. The study will also look at ways to ensure the biodiesel supplied is sustainable. The study should be completed during the second quarter of 2015 while a potential mandate as seen as still years […]

July 21, 2014 More

Brazil extends temporary biodiesel blend increase another 60 days

In Brazil, the provisional increase of the biodiesel blend to 6% has been extended for another 60 days. The blend was raised in July to 6% and is expected to rise to 7% in November.  

July 16, 2014 More