Philippines biodiesel association assures DOE of supplies for B5 mandate

January 6, 2022 |

In the Philippines, the Manila Times newspaper reports that the national biodiesel association TPBA is again trying to convince the Department of Energy to boost the biodiesel blending mandate, assuring it that there is more than enough coconut oil to supply a 5% blend. Currently there is a 2% blending mandate, but a 5% mandate would require 650 million liters of B5 annually. TPBA says production capacity is currently at 877 million liters, so more than enough for the higher blend.

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