March 20, 2017

Indonesia plans to file WTO complaint over biodiesel duties

Indonesia plans to file a World Trade Organization complaint this month against European Union anti-dumping duties on biodiesel exports from the Southeast Asian country, trade officials said on Sunday. Indonesia said in a statement the EU duties on biodiesel were inconsistent with the WTO's Anti-Dumping Agreement and disputed the calculations that they were based on.

March 15, 2017

Biodiesel leaders confident Trump will honor his biofuels promises

“We see a growing demand for biodiesel and renewable diesel moving forward, regardless of what happens with domestic petroleum production.” That’s according to National Biodiesel Board CEO Donnell Rehagen. And that’s despite the Trump administration’s climate skepticism, its commitments to promote fossil fuels, and its oil-country Cabinet appointments.»

March 13, 2017

Global eco vehicle market-focus on China: trends and opportunities (2016-2020) available in new report

The report titled “Global Eco Cars Market-Focus on China: Trends and Opportunities (2016-2020)” provides an in-depth analysis of global eco-car market with special coverage on eco-car market in China. Eco-car also known as green car is a road motor vehicle that produces less harmful impacts to the environment than comparable conventional internal combustion engine vehicles running on gasoline or diesel, or one that uses certain alternative fuels.

March 10, 2017

Port of Amsterdam Expects 25% CO2 Reduction Through Marine Biofuel Use

The Port of Amsterdam Thursday announced that vessels in its fleet will now run on fuel containing 30 percent biodiesel, reducing CO2 emissions by 25 percent compared to conventional diesel. The port notes that, following a successful pilot, GoodFuels Marine has been awarded the tender to supply the Port of Amsterdam's fleet of five patrol vessels with the biodiesel bunkers.

March 8, 2017

IncBio awarded a 60.000 MT/year RBD Palm Oil Refinery contract

IncBio, a leading Portuguese engineering company, who specializes in state of the art fully automated industrial plants, has been awarded a new contract for a 60.000 MT/year Palm Oil Refining plant. The plant will comprise of degumming, bleaching, deodorization and fractionation of crude palm oil (CPO), which will be used for food and biodiesel applications.

March 6, 2017

Minnesota Soybean Processors to build plant in North Dakota

Minnesota Soybean Processors (MnSP) and its subsidiary North Dakota Soybean Processors (NDSP) is taking steps toward construction of a $240 million soybean processing plant. The plant will be located in Spiritwood, North Dakota, U.S., and will have a crushing capacity of 125,000 bushels of soybeans per day.

March 2, 2017

Malaysia wasted opportunities to develop biodiesel

Malaysia has been a major player in the palm oil industry for over three decades, but it has failed to make any breakthrough in the field of biodiesel energy due to insufficient research. Economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram said discussions on biodiesel energy – that can be derived from palm oil – had been ongoing for over 30 years, but research and development efforts were too modest.