February 06, 2015
The Indonesian House of Representatives has approved an increase in the nation's biodiesel sales subsidy from Rp 1,500 per liter to Rp 4,000 per liter (44.7 cents per gallon to $1.19 per gallon), down 30 cents from the energy ministry's proposal.
January 27, 2015
A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service shows that China's biodiesel production grew last year, reaching nearly 300 million gallons, up 5 percent from 2013. This year, production is expected to exceed 314 million gallons.
January 27, 2015
Algenol and Reliance Industries have deployed India's first Algenol algae production platform. The demonstration module is located near the Reliance Jamnagar Refinery. The Algenol process is designed to convert 1 ton of CO2 into 144 gallons of fuel.
January 09, 2015
Algae.Tec Ltd. has entered into an agreement with China Finance Strategies Investment Holdings Ltd. to get its technology to market in the greater China region, including the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
December 19, 2014
Algae.Tec Ltd. announced an agreement with its largest partner, Reliance Industrial Investments, to raise $AUD2.4 million ($USD1.94 million) to provide additional working capital for development of an algae pilot plant in Jamnagar, India.
December 10, 2014
Cavitation Technologies Inc. (CTi) announced this week that the Desmet Ballestra Group, CTi's strategic partner since 2010 and licensee of CTi's vegetable oil refining technology, has entered into another sales agreement in India.
November 13, 2014
A recent report issued by Grand View Research indicates the global market for specialty fuel additives is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2020. Clearly there is money to be made, and room for improvement, in the biodiesel additive market.
October 17, 2014
The government of India's Department of Biotechnology, Indian corporate leaders and Washington University in St. Louis has invested $2.5 million to launch the Indo-U.S. Advanced Bioenergy Consortium for Second Generation Biofuels.
September 11, 2014
The three-year NCKU project using microwaves and SrO to convert UCO to biodiesel is now in its second year. NCKU is about to realize the project and conduct the experiment on a larger scale with a new processing station, according to the university.