Africa & The Middle East
September 11, 2013
Portuguese biodiesel technology provider Incbio announced it has signed a contract with Biokast Energy S.A. to supply an 8,000 metric ton per year (2.4 MMgy) ultrasonic biodiesel plant for installation in Tunis, Tunisia, a small North African nation.
September 06, 2013
Lignol Energy Corp. is providing A$4.07 million (USD$3.73 million) to acquire a 40 percent equity stake in Neutral Fuels Parent Company and a 51 percent interest in Neutral Fuels' Australia and New Zealand biodiesel operation, Neutral Fuels Pty Ltd.
August 22, 2013
According to the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance, 62 countries now have biofuels-friendly policies in place that have driven global demand. Governments in every corner of the world, from Australia to Zimbabwe, have embraced biofuels.
August 19, 2013
Alaffia, a fair-trade body care company based in Olympia Wash., is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by sending CEO Olowo-n'djo Tchala on an 8,780 mile, couch-surfing tour across the U.S. in a biodiesel van. Proceeds will benefit women of Togo.
July 12, 2013
Today the GRFA slammed a new study by Friends of the Earth for its glaring omissions and use of a controversial theory on land use impacts of biofuels. The report relies on unproven ILUC and is silent on underlying causes of global hunger.
July 11, 2013
One important reason for this collaboration, the National Prawn Co. stated, is the climatic conditions of the Red Sea desert coast line of Western Saudi Arabia that meet the environmental needs of seawater algae and promote algae growth.
July 08, 2013
A total of 20 vehicles from Del Monte's logistics fleet are currently running on biodiesel made from McDonald's UAE's used vegetable cooking oil. Del Monte's entire fleet of vehicles is expected to run on biodiesel by the end of 2013.
June 21, 2013
The QAP program as outlined in the EPA's NPRM was written to cover only domestic production, but now RINs generated by importers on foreign production and RINs generated by foreign companies are covered by EcoEngineers' and Genscape's QAP programs.
June 19, 2013
Aurora Algae received a notice of allowance from the USPTO for U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/480,635, entitled, "VCP-Based Vectors for Algal Cell Transformation." This makes 12 patent applications either issued or allowed and 30 more pending.