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New EU standard to boost greater use of renewable diesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe European Committee for Standardization recently approved a new standard for paraffinic diesel fuel made from synthesis or hydrotreatment. EN 15940 will make it easier for vehicle manufacturers to authorize up to 100 percent renewable diesel use. READ MORE

May 24, 2016

EU appeals WTO panel report in dispute over Argentine biodiesel

BY Ron KotrbaThe EU filed a notice of appeal May 20 with the World Trade Organization in the dispute with Argentina over antidumping measures on biodiesel. Two months ago the WTO issued a panel report stating the EU's sanctioning method violated WTO law. READ MORE

May 12, 2016

Spain's capital city purchases 51 B100-compatible hybrid buses

BY Ron KotrbaSweden-based Scania AB announced that in June it will begin to deliver 51 hybridized Scania Citywide buses to Spain's capital city of Madrid. The company says the buses are compatible with up to 100 percent biodiesel or renewable diesel. READ MORE

May 04, 2016

Europe continues to get biodiesel wrong

BY Ron KotrbaA provocative opinion piece on Europe's reliance on unsound indirect land use change theory READ MORE

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