October 09, 2014
Neste Oil announced Oct. 8 that its Neste Pro Diesel, containing a minimum of 15 percent NExBTL renewable diesel, is now for sale in the Lithuanian market, distributed through the company's local retail network and its 51 stations.
October 07, 2014
Neste Oil announced the company is realigning its long-term R&D efforts from microbial oil research to other areas of technology using forestry and agricultural waste. The firm says the time is not yet ripe for a commercial-scale microbial oil plant.
October 07, 2014
Totaling around 282.7 million gallons, biodiesel exports were up nearly 18 percent year-on-year. The Netherlands received more than one third of total exports, a 33 percent increase from last year, making it the largest importer of German biodiesel.
October 01, 2014
The National Biodiesel Board on filed comments Sept. 30 with the European Commission challenging unfair trade duties that have blocked U.S. biodiesel from being exported to Europe since 2009. The bottom line is that a lot has changed in five years.
September 23, 2014
Porto, Portugal-based biodiesel technology provider IncBio announced it has signed a contract with SPA Renewables SA to supply a 2.4 MMgy biodiesel plant to be installed in Corinth, Greece. The company expects the plant to be complete in February.
August 27, 2014
Switzerland-based waste fats and oils collection company MBP Group has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials sustainability certification for their waste material collection, trading and distribution activities.
August 25, 2014
From Q1 2013 to Q1 2014, ethanol consumption rose by only 1.1 percent, from 190 to 192 million liters. Biodiesel, however, saw a much larger increase. Consumption rose by 52 percent, from 128 million liters in Q1 2013 to 195 million in Q1 2014.
August 20, 2014
Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki (45 percent electricity generated from NEXBTL) and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race.
July 17, 2014
Unsurprisingly, the European Biodiesel Board applauded the European Commission's decision this month to initiate the investigation looking into the factual grounds for a potential extension of duties on biodiesel imports originating in the U.S.