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VTT teams with Swedish R&D council on bio- and circular economy tests and demos

VTT teams with Swedish R&D council on bio- and circular economy tests and demos

May 6, 2019 |

In Sweden, a new agreement between VTT and RISE was signed May 6 is to establish a framework for collaboration in the field of bio- and circular economy test and demo infrastructures. The purpose is to create a comprehensive infrastructure portfolio for the benefit of their customers, and to plan future investments. Industrial renewal is […]

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500 per cent rise in use of biofuel in Ireland

500 per cent rise in use of biofuel in Ireland

September 3, 2013 |

In Ireland, biofuel use in 2012 was up 500% on 2007 at 128 million liters. By 2020, demand is seen at 500 million liters. Savings on imported fuel costs in 2011 reached €300 million while for 2020 those savings are seen at €2 billion. The country doesn’t have a specific blending target but does have […]

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Iowa’s non-ethanol gas prices set to jump

Iowa’s non-ethanol gas prices set to jump

July 29, 2013 |

In Iowa, gas prices are set to rise for those who want to buy 87 octane gas without ethanol thanks to a shift in supplies from Magellan Midstream Partners. As of Sept. 15, the company will no longer ship ethanol-free 87 octane but instead will ship 84 octane that can be blended with ethanol or […]

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Malaysian palm oil futures rise following higher crude prices

Malaysian palm oil futures rise following higher crude prices

July 3, 2013 |

In Malaysia, palm oil prices gained nearly 1% to $740 per metric ton on the back of rising West Texas crude passing $100. Increased prices for oil boosts biodiesel’s competiveness and therefore demand, in turn boosting prices for feedstock such as palm oil. June palm oil exports from Malaysia were up 7% on the month, […]

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Ethanol prices on the rise in Brazil following boost to gas prices

Ethanol prices on the rise in Brazil following boost to gas prices

February 19, 2013 |

In Brazil, domestic hydrous ethanol prices have hit a 14-month high at $2.37 per gallon for the week of Feb. 15, up 2.9% on the week. The price increase is related to the government’s decision to raise wholesale gasoline prices by 6.6% effective the end of January. Anhydrous prices also rose 1.3% on the week […]

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