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U.K.-based biodiesel producer Olleco has acquired Convert2Green Ltd., a used cooking oil collection company and biodiesel manufacturer also located in the U.K. With the acquisition, the number of Olleco's depots across the U.K. has increased to 17.
August 26, 2015
Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International has been contracted to implement the next phase of construction, installation of multifeedstock technology, at Argent Energy (U.K.) Ltd.'s 13 MMgy biodiesel plant in Motherwell, Scotland.
August 26, 2015
Using a new technique, scientists examined microalgae strains in the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, an internationally important algal store based at SAMS in Oban, to find out which ocean-based strains had the highest oil content.
August 13, 2015
Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International AG released its financial results for the first half of 2015. The company's financial development was affected by the ongoing difficult market environment and delays in biodiesel projects during the period.
July 29, 2015
Researchers establish guidelines and show increasing initial-biomass-specific light availability to algae increases lipid production
July 15, 2015
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the European Union has officially adopted the new rules to address indirect land use change (ILUC) impacts associated with biofuels. The directive was accepted by the European Parliament in late April.
July 13, 2015
With biofuels possessing an average GHG reduction of 60 percent compared to fossil fuels, the competition for the highest GHG efficiency is starting, confirmed the first quarterly report by the German Federal Office for Food and Agriculture.
June 25, 2015
Italian intellectual property company Bio-on S.p.A. announced a recent advancement in development of technology for making polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from glycerol. The company says it is ready to grant licenses for this new technology.
June 05, 2015
German biodiesel exports for Q1 2015 dropped to about 97 million gallons, down 23 percent from Q1 2014 exports of nearly 127 million gallons, according to an appraisal by AMI based on data from the German Federal Statistical Office.