Tag: UCO

BIOD Energy’s biofuel plant helps address health problems

BIOD Energy’s biofuel plant helps address health problems

January 13, 2019 |

In India, BIOD Energy is working to help reduce India’s waste management problems, reduce dependency on imported crude oil, and surprisingly, help address health problems that are occurring to the population through consumption of “sasta tel” or cheap oil that is being reused to cook food and is contributing to health diseases. BIOD is starting […]

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Gujarat chief minister launches UCO collection app

Gujarat chief minister launches UCO collection app

December 6, 2018 |

In India, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani expressed determination to reduce the country’s crude oil bill by generating cheaper biodiesel from used cooking oil. Rupani stated that the RUCO (Reused of Cooking Oil Software Biodiesel Association of India) is collecting the used cooking oil from the traders to generate biodiesel from it. At the initial […]

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Eni and Hera partner on UCO to biofuel conversion for waste collection vehicles

Eni and Hera partner on UCO to biofuel conversion for waste collection vehicles

November 25, 2018 |

In Italy, Eni and Hera signed a partnership agreement with the aim of converting used vegetable oil into biofuel for Hera’s waste collection vehicles. The partnership will allow the oil collected by Hera (800 tons in 2017) to be converted into Eni Green Diesel at Eni’s Venice bio-refinery. The agreement revolves around household waste vegetable […]

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Eni teams with Rome on UCO collection for biodiesel production

Eni teams with Rome on UCO collection for biodiesel production

October 2, 2018 |

In Italy, Eni and AMA, a public company of Roma Capitale, signed an agreement to launch collection points for waste cooking oil produced in the homes of its employees at Eni’s Rome offices in Piazzale Mattei and Via Ribotta, which will then be converted into high quality biofuels. In addition to the twelve AMA collection […]

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India launches app to facilitate UCO collection for biodiesel feedstock

India launches app to facilitate UCO collection for biodiesel feedstock

September 5, 2018 |

In India, the national biodiesel association has launched an app to help facilitate collection of used cooking oil around the country that will be feedstock for biodiesel production. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India hopes that by 2022, 2.2 million metric tons of UCO will have been converted into biodiesel. The project is […]

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Greenergy acquires 100% of Singaporean UCO exporter Rexon Energy

Greenergy acquires 100% of Singaporean UCO exporter Rexon Energy

September 5, 2018 |

In the UK, Greenergy has acquired 100% of the shares of Rexon Energy, a used cooking oil exporter based in Singapore. This is an upstream investment for Greenergy to provide raw materials for its biodiesel manufacturing operations. “We have increased our purchasing of used cooking oils from around the world over a number of years […]

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India’s UCO program launches with 64 companies at 101 different locations

India’s UCO program launches with 64 companies at 101 different locations

August 16, 2018 |

In India, as part of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s initiative to collect used cooking oil for biodiesel production, 64 companies at 101 different locations will participate in the program. By 2020, the program hopes to collect 2.2 billion liters of UCO that do not meet the recently published standards for UCO […]

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New household cooking oils recycling to biofuels launched

New household cooking oils recycling to biofuels launched

July 1, 2018 |

In Scotland, the Scotland Borders Council launched a new service that allows the public to recycle their leftover cooking oils. The new service will see the collected oil cleaned, filtered and processed into biofuel, for use as vehicle fuel or for power and energy generation. The service is now available at all seven community recycling […]

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Czech company becomes first to produce biofuels from waste cooking oil in the country

Czech company becomes first to produce biofuels from waste cooking oil in the country

June 24, 2018 |

In the Czech Republic, Chemoprojekt is launching production of biodiesel made from waste frying oil and will be the first company in the country to do so, according to the daily Hospodářské noviny. “We expect to launch the production of biofuels from waste cooking oil at the end of September or beginning of October. The […]

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Eni begins UCO collection program amongst employees

Eni begins UCO collection program amongst employees

June 4, 2018 |

In Italy, Eni will begin collecting used cooking oils from the homes of its employees, which will then be converted into high-quality biofuels. This pioneering initiative is part of Eni’s commitment to adopt a circular economy program across all of its business areas, with the aim of maximizing efficiency and the sustainable use of energy. […]

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