Europe

February 09, 2017

Neste evaluates investing in US renewable diesel production

BY Ron KotrbaNeste Corp. is evaluating investment in new production capacity in Singapore and the U.S. The news comes after its most profitable year yet in renewables and speculation on how the new U.S. administration will view subsidized imported product. READ MORE

February 08, 2017

Portuguese biodiesel firm develops new palm oil extraction tech

BY Ron KotrbaPortuguese biodiesel plant manufacturer IncBio has developed a new crude palm oil extraction technology that the company says can achieve an oil extraction rate of more than 25 percent, thereby increasing oil extraction by an additional 25 percent. READ MORE

February 08, 2017

Brookfield acquires majority stake in UK biodiesel producer

BY Greenergy U.K. biodiesel producer Greenergy announced an agreement for Brookfield Business Partners to invest in the business with the aim of accelerating growth. Brookfield is acquiring 85 percent while Greenergy management will retain a 15 percent share. READ MORE

January 27, 2017

French, German farmers urge EU to keep 7 percent biofuel target

BY UFOP The future development of renewable energies does not have to compromise the existing rapeseed biodiesel industry, which also produces protein meal, but rather it should take into account its benefits while simultaneously promoting advanced biofuels. READ MORE

January 16, 2017

In Depth: REG Marks 10 Years of Growth, Success & Continuous Improvement

BY Anthony HulenThe U.S.'s largest biodiesel manufacturer, Ames, Iowa-based Renewable Energy Group Inc., matures from its single plant, single feedstock origins to a multifeedstock, multinational business. READ MORE

January 11, 2017

Spain's Cepsa bids for strategic biodiesel investment

BY Ron KotrbaA Spanish oil refiner makes an offer on a strategically located biodiesel asset READ MORE

January 10, 2017

100 percent waste-based renewable diesel hits market in Finland

BY Ron KotrbaNeste has launched a renewable diesel made entirely from waste and residues under the brand name Neste MY Renewable Diesel at select service stations in Finland's Helsinki region Jan. 9. Neste has also signed use contracts with two firms. READ MORE

January 09, 2017

In Depth: A Proven Biodiesel Process Technology Track Record

BY Ron KotrbaOn BDI-BioEnergy International's 20-year anniversary, Biodiesel Magazine takes a look back at the company's beginnings, accomplishments and biodiesel production technology. READ MORE

January 03, 2017

German biodiesel exports increase slightly

BY UFOP German biodiesel exports in Jan.-Oct. 2016 slightly exceeded those of the same period in 2015. The significant drop in demand from the majority of European trading partners was offset by an increase in shipments to Poland and the Netherlands. READ MORE