15 hours ago
Sweden-based heavy-duty truck and bus manufacturer Scania has approved use of renewable diesel, or hydrotreated vegetable oil, in its Euro 6 range provided it meets technical specification TS15940. Scania is owned by Volkswagen AG.
16 hours ago
Portugal-based biodiesel engineering company IncBio has completed renovations on its new headquarters in Maia to accommodate growth. IncBio says it is growing at a rate of more than 300 percent in 2015. The move from Porto began late last year.
October 07, 2015
A comprehensive overview of several heating oil and related biodiesel news items that bode well for oilheat consumers moving into the winter season
October 02, 2015
Due to increasing demand for biodiesel-blended heating oil, the German biodiesel quality management association AGQM is offering for the first time a test to assess oxidation stabilizers for FAME that is intended for blending with heating oil.
September 24, 2015
Finnish wood-based UPM BioVerno diesel has been found to significantly reduce harmful tailpipe emissions, according to a number of engine and vehicle tests that have been carried out recently across a number of key research institutes in Europe.
September 22, 2015
The sustainability certification includes Nidera's trading operations and its 30 MMgy biodiesel plant in Spain
September 17, 2015
Yum! Restaurants India Pvt Ltd., which operates KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut in India, has signed an agreement with Advait to collect its used cooking oil from KFC in the Andhra and Telangana regions. The UCO will be converted in India or Europe.
September 15, 2015
Researchers from U.K.-based Cardiff Catalysis Institute in Wales developed a way to convert glycerin from the transesterification process into methanol. They reacted glycerin with water, to provide hydrogen, with a magnesium oxide (MgO) catalyst.
September 15, 2015
After a year-long investigation, the EU has extended duties on U.S. biodiesel, a move that the U.S. biodiesel trade association says is unfair. The decision comes at a time when U.S. biodiesel imports more than doubled from May to June.