Tag: green energy

Indonesia to ramp up biodiesel efforts to meet green energy targets

Indonesia to ramp up biodiesel efforts to meet green energy targets

December 6, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports the country will need to achieve 40% biodiesel blending by 2024 in order to reach its renewable energy use targets of 23% by 2020. The original plan was to hit B40 by 2021 but high palm oil prices that have stalled the mandate at 30%. Biodiesel consumption is set to hit […]

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Incubator launched for African women entrepreneurs developing renewable energy businesses

Incubator launched for African women entrepreneurs developing renewable energy businesses

July 14, 2020 |

In Ghana, Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched enterprise development for women-owned ventures in a green energy startup incubator with a call for applications announced. The startup incubator program is aimed at helping women turn their renewable and green energy enterprise idea into a product or service that customers want to buy. […]

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Kansas biodiesel producer files for Chapter 7 for up to $50 million in debts

Kansas biodiesel producer files for Chapter 7 for up to $50 million in debts

May 9, 2016 |

In Kansas, the parent company of Green Energy Products and Sedgwick Ventures that owns a 2 million gallon per year biodiesel plant and a 3 million gallon per year renewable diesel facility has filed Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy with liabilities between $10 million and $50 million. The biodiesel plant was destroyed during a fire in […]

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Asian Development Bank teams with Japanese banks to invest $1 billion in green energy

Asian Development Bank teams with Japanese banks to invest $1 billion in green energy

September 15, 2015 |

In Japan, the Asian Development Bank is teaming with other national banks on a $750 million green energy fund that will go towards projects among a wide variety of renewables including biofuels, primarily in India and China. The fund is expected to eventually grow to $1 billion by May 2016 thanks to participation from regional […]

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Nigerian company spreading biofuel cookstoves to West Africa

Nigerian company spreading biofuel cookstoves to West Africa

October 31, 2013 |

In Nigeria, Green Energy and Biofuels are producing biofuel gel from saw dust and water hyacinths for use in clean cooking stoves in both Nigeria and Ghana. The company says that already 200,000 households are using the clean cookstoves and it plans to expand into the rest of West Africa, including Cameroon and Togo where […]

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Incbio secures order for 8,000MT/year biodiesel plant from Green Energy

Incbio secures order for 8,000MT/year biodiesel plant from Green Energy

March 1, 2013 |

In Portugal, Incbio has signed a contract with Biofuel Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Energy Group to supply an 8,000MT per year Biodiesel plant, to be installed in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. It will incorporate Incbio’s ultrasonic reactors, as well as solid catalyst acid esterification technology, to produce biodiesel from grease trap oil with […]

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