Biodiesel, renewable diesel set to replace petro diesel in Calif.

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stated goal of eliminating petroleum diesel emissions in California by 2030 is achievable through the growth in the market for clean, sustainable diesels, according to a new report from the California Advanced Biofuels Alliance. Transitioning to sustainable diesels will represent a 71 percent decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to those from … Read More

Problems of Biodiesel as Engine Raw Material

Although biodiesel can be directly applied without making large adjustments to the engine, since biodiesel is a mixture of saturated fatty acid methyl ester and unsaturated fatty acid methyl ester, which is significantly different from diesel, large-scale application of biodiesel is necessary. In-depth research on engine reliability, optimization of combustion and emissions, economics of production … Read More

The double environmental protection effect of biodiesel in China 

1. In addition to the above advantages, the development of biodiesel in China has the following dual environmental protection effects.   (1) Reduce the discharge of waste oil and reduce the pressure and cost of sewage treatment. According to conservative estimates, the current amount of waste oil in Beijing has exceeded 50,000 tons/year. If it is not treated, … Read More

Civic, aviation leaders showcase viability of biojet fuel

A coalition of international business aviation organizations joined Los Angeles-area civic leaders Jan. 17 to mark a milestone in the development and adoption of sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF) through Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability. “We are excited to see our industry demonstrating the viability of sustainable alternative jet fuel at general aviation airports … Read More

Biodiesel-powered vehicles are in it for the long haul

Attendees at the National Biodiesel Conference in San Diego got a glimpse into the future Jan. 22 as equipment manufacturers, industry experts and fleets detailed why diesel engines, powered by low-carbon biodiesel blends, will continue to be a mainstay in the transportation industry for many years to come. The future of the fuels market is … Read More

Analysis on market structure ,advantages and disadvantages of biodiesel

I Analysis of the Market Structure of Biodiesel 1. Market Environment Analysis International market: In recent years, the world’s biofuel oil industry is developing rapidly. The United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Australia, India and other countries are actively developing this industry. In the United States and European countries, biodiesel has been approved as an alternative … Read More

Quality standard of biodiesel

Many countries in the world have formulated standards for biodiesel, so as to ensure the quality of diesel and ensure that users are more confident in using biodiesel. The international standard for biodiesel is ISO 14214A and ASTM international standard ASTM D 6751, which is adopted by the United States. This standard was legally confirmed … Read More

Diesel vs. biodiesel vs. vegetable oil

With gasoline prices volatile and the Obama administration committed to easing the United States’ addiction to oil, Americans seem to be taking more interest in alternative fuels, including those derived from farm crops and other renewable organic sources. Among the most widely available are biodiesel and vegetable oil, both of which can be used to … Read More

Raw materials for biodiesel (1) – Waste oil

The raw materials for biodiesel are oils and fats and lower alcohols. Biodiesel can be produced from common vegetable oils, animal oils, and waste oils. Lower alcohols are typically methanol, ethanol and other lower alcohols. 1.1 oil fatty 1.1.1   Waste oil Waste oils include waste edible oils, acidified oils in the oil industry, and low-quality oils in the grain … Read More

Biodiesel Basics

Biodiesel is a growing part of our fuel supply, but its potential as an oil saving solution depends on what it’s made from. What is biodiesel? Biodiesel is a renewable fuel derived from vegetable oil or animal fats that can be added to conventional diesel to create a blend or used on its own. All … Read More