Tag: HVO

PKN Orlen to produce HVO at two refineries thanks to REDII

PKN Orlen to produce HVO at two refineries thanks to REDII

December 20, 2018 |

In Poland, PetroPlaza reports that PKN Orlen will begin producing HVO from used cooking oil and vegetable fats at its Płock and Litvínov in an effort to produce fuels to supply the demand it expects the Renewable Energy Directive II to drive. The company undertook a trial run of the HVO process in September thanks […]

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Scania, Lucketts and Green Biofuels partner up to trial HVO biofuel for coaches

Scania, Lucketts and Green Biofuels partner up to trial HVO biofuel for coaches

October 13, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, a partnership between Scania, Lucketts Travel and Green Biofuels has conducted what is believed to be the UK’s first trial of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as a sustainable biofuel for scheduled intercity coach operations. The trial, which ran for three months, has provided like-for-like comparison data of seven National Express vehicles […]

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Sweden hydrotreated vegetable oil sales hit record in Q3

Sweden hydrotreated vegetable oil sales hit record in Q3

November 26, 2017 |

In Sweden, third quarter sales of HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) diesel in Sweden increased by 24% on the year, the Swedish Bioenergy Association (Svebio) said Thursday. This was at the expense of other biofuels used for transport, with consumption for B100 FAME falling by 32% and E85 and ED95 ethanol blends falling by 16%. Biodiesel […]

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks falls in line to allow HVO in truck engines

Mercedes-Benz Trucks falls in line to allow HVO in truck engines

February 22, 2016 |

In Germany, with immediate effect Mercedes-Benz Trucks is granting approval for the use of the alternative fuel known as Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The approval from February 2016 relates to the in-line six-cylinder engine variants of the Mercedes-Benz OM 470, OM 471 (first generation) and OM 936 as well as the in-line four-cylinder variants of […]

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Statoil releases its new HVO from waste fats and vegetable oil

Statoil releases its new HVO from waste fats and vegetable oil

October 26, 2015 |

In Norway, Statoil has developed a new HVO from waste fats and vegetable oil called Eco-1 that it says reduces CO2 emissions by up to 85% while NOx and particles emissions are cut by around 10%. The fuel has not yet been approved by standards authorities, so using as it can void manufacturers’ warrantees. That […]

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Volvo Trucks continues commitment to HVO with Euro6 engines

Volvo Trucks continues commitment to HVO with Euro6 engines

October 6, 2015 |

In Sweden, Volvo Trucks is preparing to release its Euro6 engines to be viable with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), just as its Euro5 engines are. The company says that HVO is similar enough to fossil diesel to use the same fueling infrastructure without causing challenges. It also has a significantly better environmental footprint than fossil […]

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