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8 Malaysian companies to invest USD3b in India

(Source: freemalaysiatoday.com)

Eight Malaysian companies will invest USD3 billion (US$1.00=RM4.03) in seven sectors, including renewable energy and biodiesel, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The companies are Malaysia Biodesel Association, Protasco Bhd, Police Cooperative Organisation, Antah Strategic Services Sdn Bhd, Entogenex Industries Sdn Bhd, Sumwim Solutions Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Highgard Sdn Bhd and China 1st Metallurgical Construction Sdn Bhd.

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Biodiesel

The role of domestic policies in biofuel market development

Domestic policies to support biofuel production respond to different policy goals associated with biofuel production. Earlier experiences such as those of the US and Brazil were mainly motivated by pressure to reduce the import bill and increase energy security, though rural support appeared as an important driver in a later stage of these experiences. 1,484 more words

Industry News

NBB calls for stronger biodiesel, advanced biofuel volumes

(Source: kticradio.com)

The EPA is significantly underestimating biodiesel’s capacity to deliver more Advanced Biofuel to U.S. consumers in the coming years, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) said in public comments on a pending renewable fuels proposal.  26 more words

Biodiesel

The Current State of Affairs

It’s 2016, and the presence of fossil fuels (oil, coal, gas, etc.) is in almost everything we do. Many developed countries use fossil fuels, perhaps even excessively, on a daily basis to power the lives of their citizens.   526 more words

Environment

Pacific Biodiesel reduces biodiesel prices at the pumps

(Source: biofuels-news.com)

Pacific Biodiesel, Hawaii-based renewable fuels and the only commercial biofuel producer in the state, has rolled back the retail price of its Maui pump station biodiesel by 9 cents per gallon – the amount of the on-road biodiesel fuel tax exempted by Maui County in its fiscal year 2017 budget, which also took effect today.

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Study: Biodiesel supports 48,000 jobs

(Source: farmfutures.com)

Nearly 100 biodiesel industry leaders are on Capitol Hill today to call for strong clean-fuels policy as a new study found that the industry is supporting nearly 48,000 jobs nationwide.  44 more words

Biodiesel

Exxon Mobil and Their Move to Cellulosic Biodiesel

by Maithili Joshi

Exxon Mobil has made continuous efforts to look for alternative energy sources in the past few years. Recently, in the last four years, they had invested more than $100 million in developing algae-derived biofuels, and recently have refocused their efforts on researching the production of biodiesel by fermenting renewable cellulosic sugars from sources like agricultural waste. 168 more words