News

15 Jun 2018
Preliminary agreement on RED II
On 14 June 2018, The European Commission, Parliament and Council have agreed on the new Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) for 2021-2030. more…
11 Jun 2018
Blockade at French oil refineries and fuel depots
French farmers will block oil refineries and fuel depots for three days in protest at plans by the oil and gas major Total to use imported palm oil at a biofuel facility. more…
30 May 2018
German Biodiesel Exports increased
In the first quarter of 2018, German biodiesel exports in comparison to the previous year increased by 31 % to 428,620 tons. more…
30 May 2018
European Biodiesel Board (EBB) elected new president
During the annual general assembly in Brussels the European Biodiesel Board (EBB) elected Kristell Guizouarn (Avril Group, France) as its new president. more…
25 May 2018
EU registers Argentinian biodiesel imports
From 25 May, the European Commission registers imports of biodiesel from Argentina. more…
24 May 2018
Biodiesel output in Brazil breaks 10-year record
In March Brazil produced 452 million liters of biodiesel which is the highest volume in ten years in the month. more…
17 Apr 2018
Britain introduced new biofuel targets
Britain’s new Renewables Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) came into effect on April 15. more…
10 Apr 2018
NEW cuts output after surge in EU imports
German biodiesel producer Natural Energy West (NEW) is reducing its output by 50 percent because of surging imports from Argentina and Indonesia into the European Union. more…
6 Apr 2018
Rapeseed oil price on multi-year low
The reduction of tariff rates on palm oil from Indonesia and on biodiesel from Argentina increasingly weighed down prices of vegetable oils in Germany. more…
26 Mar 2018
ADM to suspend biodiesel production in Mainz
US agribusiness group Archer Daniels Midland will suspend production at their biodiesel plant in Mainz, Germany. more…