Recent developments in global biodiesel

Biodiesel refers to regenerative diesel fuel that can be used as a feedstock oil, such as oil crops, wild oil plants and engineering microalgae, as well as animal fats and catering waste oils. Compared with traditional diesel, biodiesel has obvious advantages in many aspects such as economy and environmental protection. Hydrogenated fats, petroleum, and animal … Read More

Biodiesel Production in the USA

Biodiesel production in the USA can be divided into three (3) different layers. Each layer has its own characteristics, problems and opportunities. Commercial producers These large scale producers have annual capacities of more than 2 million liters biodiesel per year (2000 MT/year). Cooperative and community producers These smaller scale producers have annual capacities from 40,000 … Read More

Brazil’s ECB Group to build renewable diesel complex in Paraguay

A first-of-its-kind renewable diesel project in South America has moved one step closer to construction. Paraguay President Mario Abdo Benítez and Erasmo Carlos Battistella, president of Brazilian investment holding company ECB Group, met at Palacio de los López where a memorandum of understanding was signed Feb. 25 to continue ECB Group’s investments in Paraguay. The … Read More

Research and application status of biodiesel (II)

Research progress of production methods Direct mixing method The direct mixing method is to mix vegetable oil and mineral oil in a certain proportion and use them directly as engine fuel. The results show that vegetable oil has good dynamic and overload performance and high thermal efficiency when used directly in internal combustion engines. However, … Read More

Research and application status of biodiesel (I)

With the increasingly serious environmental pollution and the increasingly urgent energy crisis, people are urgently in need of a clean, environmentally friendly and renewable energy. The renewability and cleanliness of biodiesel have attracted worldwide attention. The production and application status, development trend of biodiesel at home and abroad and the significance of developing biodiesel in … Read More

The preparation methods of biodiesel and its development status at home and abroad

With the increasing demand for energy in cities and the depletion of petroleum resources, the whole world will face the crisis of energy shortage. Moreover, petroleum combustion causes serious pollution to the environment, which affects people’s health to a great extent. Therefore, the research and application of biodiesel has become the focus of alleviating the … Read More

Review of Biodiesel

As a renewable energy, biomass energy is the fourth largest energy consumption in the world, which is second only to coal, oil and natural gas. It occupies an important position in the whole energy system. As one of the most important renewable liquid fuels for biomass energy, biodiesel has the advantages of high energy density, … Read More

Biodiesel is a combination of biomass energy and traditional fossil energy

Biodiesel is a combination of biomass energy and traditional fossil energy that can be partially regenerated. And diesel is fossil energy, it can’t be regenerated, and it’s always useful. First, biodiesel It is prepared by using different unprocessed or used vegetable oils and animal fats through different chemical reactions. It is an environmentally friendly biofuel. This … Read More

Biodiesel industry application field and market capacity analysis

Transportation Fuel Field Biodiesel has a long history of research and development and application abroad, especially in the field of transportation fuel. With the increasingly severe oil crisis and the continuous improvement of environmental protection requirements, the demand for biodiesel in the field of transportation fuel will grow rapidly. Compared with fossil diesel, biodiesel has … Read More

Harnessing top algae strains for bioenergy through collaboration

Harnessing top algae strains for bioenergy through collaboration

Wanted: Algae industry partners and academic researchers to help find the best algae strains for biofuels and bioproducts to reduce the cost of producing bioenergy from algae feedstocks. The U.S. DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its partners in this effort are offering private and academic collaboration opportunities. PNNL leads the DISCOVR project, which stands for development … Read More