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Biodiesel Renaissance

The U.S. biodiesel sector experienced a revival period in 2016 unlike any other, thanks to favorable market conditions resulting from stabilized renewable fuel standard (RFS) policy and the December 2015 passage of the two-year retroactive biodiesel tax credit, effective Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2016. Despite sustained low diesel prices, more biodiesel plant expansions, upgrades, and…
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China duplicará su producción anual de etanol hasta 2020

De 2,1 a 4 millones de toneladas anuales. Duplicar la producción actual de etanol manteniendo un estricto control sobre el fabricado a partir de materias primeras alimentarias. La agencia Reuters desveló hace unos días los objetivos del Gobierno chino para la incorporación de energías renovables durante el plan quinquenal que llega hasta 2020. Realmente, esos cuatro millones ya podría producirlos…
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Australian regulator justifies nearly doubling ethanol prices

In Australia, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal recommended the wholesale price of ethanol should be A$1.35 per liter compared to the 60 to 80 cents paid now, going against what many thought would have been a regulatory measure to help reduce the price of E10 and drive consumers to fill up with the fuel. The regulator’s chairman said, however, that he didn’t think the higher…
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Asia Pulp and Paper to set up biofuel project using local oilseed tree

In Indonesia, Asia Pulp and Paper is leading a project to develop biofuel from local oilseed tree Kemiri Sunan that can produce 10 metric tons per oil per hectare, in addition to biogas and fertilizer from the seed cake. The trees will be grown through smallholder farmer co-operatives with biodiesel destined for both the domestic market as well as potential exports to Europe. In 2013, the company…
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