Europe

April 20, 2016

A maturing biojet fuel market

BY Ron KotrbaThe latest biojet news points to a solid market developing for the advanced biofuel READ MORE

April 18, 2016

Distribution of Neste Pro Diesel expands to Latvia

BY Neste Corp. Neste Pro Diesel is now available from the most of the Neste stations in Latvia. Pro Diesel supplements the range of Futura fuels launched previously in the Baltic region and Russia. Neste Pro Diesel is available in Finland, Lithuania and Latvia. READ MORE

April 06, 2016

AGQM, FAM invite participants in biodiesel round robin testing

BY AGQM In cooperation with the Mineral Oil and Fuels Standardization Committee within DIN (FAM), the Association Quality Management Biodiesel e. V. (AGQM) is again organizing a round robin test for biodiesel and rapeseed oil fuel. The deadline is April 24. READ MORE

April 05, 2016

Austrian biodiesel technology provider wins award for BTL process

BY Ron KotrbaBDI-BioEnergy International AG received an innovation award for its biomass-to-liquid technology, called BioCrack, March 29 during Austria's State Awards Innovation 2016 ceremony held by the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Industry. READ MORE

March 31, 2016

EBB reacts to WTO panel report on Argentine complaint

BY The European Biodiesel Board A World Trade Organization panel published its report March 29 in the case brought by Argentina regarding the EU antidumping measures on Argentinian biodiesel imports. The EBB regards the panel decision as a first episode in the legal battle. READ MORE

March 25, 2016

Importing to meet California demand

BY Ron KotrbaIncreased reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels required by California's low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) are driving up carbon credit prices, demand for advanced biofuels, and imports. READ MORE

March 17, 2016

Strong demand for German biodiesel continued in 2015

BY UFOP Although German foreign trade in biodiesel was not quite as brisk in 2015 as a year earlier, export figures recently published verify that interest in biodiesel from Germany continued to be high. Germany exported roughly 430 million gallons in 2015. READ MORE

March 16, 2016

EBB: ILUC impact modelization lacks transparency, academic value

BY The European Biodiesel Board An additional land use change impact modelization, the Global Biosphere Management Model (Globiom), has been published. Globiom is based on a model that has still not been disclosed nor validated by peers. Its findings are inconsistent with CARB's. READ MORE

March 03, 2016

Low-priced Polish biodiesel exports under European scrutiny

BY The European Biodiesel Board The European Biodiesel Board recently alerted EU and state authorities on important and increasing trade distortions of the EU internal biodiesel market created by biodiesel products exported from Poland at what EBB calls unfair, low price levels. READ MORE