Tag: World Biofuel Day

India’s government looking to UCO to meet biodiesel demand

India’s government looking to UCO to meet biodiesel demand

August 10, 2019 |

In India, celebrations of the country’s World Biofuel Day over the weekend led to the government highlighting their interest in the procurement of biodiesel from used cooking oil across 100 cities and asking for companies to submit Expression of Interest (EOI).  The purpose of inviting this EOI is to encourage the applicants to set up […]

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India launches new biofuel policy and plans for establishing 12 new biofuel refineries

India launches new biofuel policy and plans for establishing 12 new biofuel refineries

August 11, 2018 |

In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated World Biofuel Day 2018 on Friday with the announcement that India will achieve 10% ethanol blending in petrol by 2022 and double it to 20% by 2030 as part of its new National Biofuel Policy. Modi also said that 12 new biofuel refineries will be established across the […]

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Indian Prime Minister to open World Biofuel Day celebrations in New Delhi

Indian Prime Minister to open World Biofuel Day celebrations in New Delhi

August 9, 2018 |

In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate World Biofuel Day celebrations in New Delhi on Friday, hosted by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. The proposed participants in the programme are sugarcane and other farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs in biofuels, students of agriculture, science and engineering streams, Members of Parliament, Ambassadors, officers of Central […]

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