AGQM-Project Report: “Recommendations for a Mexican Biodiesel Standard and the Infra-Structure Required for Its Handling”
(IEA Bioenergy Task 39) Since governments and societies becoming more and more aware of the geopolitical, economical and environmental risks of oil dependency biofuels are gaining a rising attention. In Mexico the use of biodiesel as an additive to improve the lubricity of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel is considered. As the biodiesel quality affects the properties of the final blended fuel agreeing on common standard for biodiesel properties is an important step towards the creation of a national biodiesel market.
The core objective of this report is to provide a coherent proposal for a Mexican technical standard for biodiesel and its blends based on the actual existing international experiences available in the field. For this purpose the report mentions the relevant quality properties of biodiesel making reference to the existing technical standards of Europe, United States and Brazil. READ MORE