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22 Dec 2017
EU Commission approves Canadian canola
The European Commission has approved Canadian canola for the production of biodiesel in the European Union, taking into account the tougher environmental standards. more…
20 Nov 2017
Deutz approves engines for alternative fuels
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8 Nov 2017
Consumption of UCOME exceeds RME in 2016
The German office for agriculture and food (BLE) reported that in 2016 the consumption of biodiesel from used cooking oil (UCOME, 0.87 million tons) exceeded the use of biodiesel from rapeseed oil (RME, 0.86 million tons) for the first time. more…
10 Oct 2017
Biofuels are expected to stay main renewables in transport
The International Energy Agency released their Renewables 2017 report. more…
9 Oct 2017
Saipol cuts biodiesel production due to Argentinian imports
Biodiesel producer Saipol, subsidiary of Avril, announced to cut down biodiesel production and rapeseed crushing due to the reopening of the European market to Argentinian biodiesel imports. more…
19 Sep 2017
London’s fatberg will be turned into Biodiesel
The 130-tonne fatberg from London’s sewer system is highly demanded. more…
11 Sep 2017
EU lowers anti-dumping duties against Argentina
Argentina will regain access to the European biodiesel market within a few weeks after its successful World Trade Organization challenge to Europe’s anti-dumping duties. more…
22 Aug 2017
U.S. impose countervailing duties on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia
The U.S. Department of Commerce found that Argentina and Indonesia provide subsidies to their biodiesel producers in violation of international trade rules and announced its preliminary decision to impose countervailing duties on biodiesel imported into the U.S. from these countries. more…
10 Aug 2017
Stagnating biodiesel sales despite higher GHG quota
In Germany, the greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction was raised from 3.5 to 4 percent at the beginning of the year. Diesel consumption was increased as well but the Biodiesel consumption has fallen again. more…
31 Jul 2017
Vote on biodiesel anti-dumping duties postponed
The European Commission (EC) has postponed their decision on anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports. more…