When the German engineer Rudolf Diesel invented an efficient engine that would bear his name, the idea was to provide affordable energy for smaller industries and farmers. Diesel initially powered his engine using peanut oil and coal dust; it was designed to use vegetable oils. He eventually discovered that the by-product of crude oil distillation, … Read More
In the first six months of 2018, German exports of biodiesel surged more than 14 percent to 877,000 metric tons (263.3 million gallons) compared to the same period a year earlier. Just less than 88 percent of this tonnage was marketed within the EU-28. This was up 7.5 percent from the year-earlier period. The Netherlands remained the primary recipient … Read More
On 30 August 2018, bioethanol trade association Growth Energy announced in a press release that it, alongside the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), has decided to file a lawsuit in federal district court against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for improperly denying access to agency records, particularly those surrounding … Read More
Biodiesel Biodiesel is a renewable clean energy,it is a kind of liquid fuel which based on oil crops such as soybeans and rapeseed, oil palm and pistacia chinensis tree fruits, engineered microalgae and other aquatic plants, as well as animal fats and waste cooking oil,it is a high quality oil and diesel substitute of petroleum and diesel. （more information about biodiesel ，pls … Read More
BD100 is currently only recommended standards, not mandatory standards, bio-diesel on the market have varying quality. The biodiesel quality producing from cooking oil as raw material has large impact on the performance of biodiesel blended fuel, in using may increase oil emulsion, oil filter clogging, microbial growth, metal corrosion and other risks. Biodiesel blended fuel … Read More
Compared with petroleum diesel, biodiesel blended fuel in transport should prevent mixing of water, it needs more stringent than petroleum diesel specifications as well as facilities transformation whether pipeline transportation or shipping, tanker transport. These facilities perfection need to invest some capital.
1) Biodiesel BD100 and blended fuels with high acid value, less stable, easy to absorb water emulsion, etc., generally should not be mixed with petroleum diesel or use the same storage facilities. 2) Biodiesel BD100 is transported to the company’s sales and distribution center for the deployment of the process, not only need to increase … Read More
1. Biodiesel blended fuel (B5) definition 1) B5 is a fuel blending component biodiesel BD100, is 1% to 5% (by volume) biodiesel BD100 and 95% -99% of the diesel oil in accordance with the China national standards for B5 after blending. 2) B5 in China is not yet widely into circulation, the current low market … Read More