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Jyväskylä Bioenergy 2013 Conference – A look into the Bioenergy Situation Present and Future

By Aino Siirala* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Bioenergy 2013 exhibition & conference, in Jyväskylä, Finland, was a two-day event organized annually by Benet Ltd., The Bioenergy Association of Finland and Jyväskylän Messut Ltd. The conference included presentations by business consultants and demonstrations as well as reports and studies on the

September 26, 2013 Read Full Article

RNCOS White Paper: Asia Pacific Leads Biofuel Production Growth

(RNCOS)  In a world which is ever thirsty for energy, economies eye on renewable energy sources to conserve environment and reduce costs. Our recent analysis of global biofuel industry revealed that in 2012, Asia Pacific witnessed the fastest growth of around 17.6% in the biofuel production. China emerged as the

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Indonesian Government Forces Shell, Total to Boost Biodiesel Mix

by Amahl S. Azwar  (The Jakarta Post)  PT Shell Indonesia and PT Total Oil Indonesia will have to increase the proportion of biodiesel in the diesel fuel mix they sell at their gas stations to at least 10 percent by January next year or leave the business. Shell and Total,

September 23, 2013 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Feedstock Plantation Certified Sustainable

by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com)  One of Cargill’s palm oil plantations in Indonesia used for providing a feedstock for biodiesel is certified as a sustainable operation. The company announced the PT Harapan Sawit Lestari (HSL) plantation was awarded the certification under the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) standards in the European Union

September 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Fueled vs Electric Cars: The Great Race Begins

Thomas Blakeslee  (Renewable Energy World)  …Though solar electric is the clear winner based on land use, biofuels are still in the race (particularly if commercial scale) designer algae becomes a reality. Biofuels have a gigantic advantage in remote areas because no power lines are needed. The liquid fuel can simply

September 4, 2013 Read Full Article

Republic of Indonesia to Cut Oil Import, Promote Use of Biofuels

(Antara News)  “Right now, we need an immediate solution to the current account deficit. The government will overcome the deficit by reducing imports, particularly fuel oils,” Chief Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa said. Indonesia is taking steps to reduce its fuels imports and promote the use of biofuels at home in

August 29, 2013 Read Full Article

The Haze: Clearing Southeast Asia’s Smoky Skies with Biofuels Technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  A technology developed for Europe finds it is in demand again, as technologists address the growing mountains of palm waste and its special opportunities and challenges. …So, if we turn to foreign shores for bioenergy and opportunity — and we find ourselves looking to the

August 19, 2013 Read Full Article
  International Network Palm Oil Expo   March 19-20, 2014  Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

International Network Palm Oil Expo March 19-20, 2014 Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

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August 15, 2013 Read Full Article

Once-Revered Biofuels Are Finding Political Ground Shifting beneath Them

by Jonathan Kingsman (Platts/The Barrel)  Earlier this year BP published its Statistical Review of World Energy 2013 – the 62nd annual report – that highlighted the largest single-year increase in US oil production ever recorded, and the first annual decline (-0.4%) in global biofuels production since 2000. The decline in biofuels

August 14, 2013 Read Full Article

Elevance and Wilmar Begin Commercial Shipments of Biobased Chemicals from Newly Commissioned Refinery

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Singapore, Wilmar International and Elevance Renewable Sciences have just announced that they have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to customers from their first world-scale joint venture biorefinery, located in Gresik, Indonesia. The biorefinery is the first based on Elevance’s proprietary metathesis

July 18, 2013 Read Full Article

UFOP Samples 60 Stations, Finds Biodiesel Feedstock Diversity Up

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V./Biodiesel Magazine)  With 53 percent raw material content, rapeseed oil remains the most important raw material source for the production of biodiesel in Germany, followed by palm oil with 25 percent, and coconut and soy oil at 11 percent each. This is the

July 15, 2013 Read Full Article

Momentum: 12 Biobased Ventures Raise $435M in Q2 2013; 32 Projects Being Built off the Balance Sheet

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Despite negative press from Bloomberg, biobased investing is surging, both direct and via strategics.  The Digest has the data and the scoop. After we profiled, last April, 17 biobased ventures who raised $434 million in new capital in Q4 2012 and Q1 2013, a report

July 10, 2013 Read Full Article

South Korea to Build Biofuel Plant in Aceh

(The Jakarta Post)  PT Goca Enc, a subsidiary of a South Korean company, plans to build a biofuel processing plant and a biofuel-fired power plant in Pidie Jaya regency, Aceh. Goca Enc president director Jang Eun Seog said the power plant, which would have a capacity of 10 megawatts, would

July 9, 2013 Read Full Article
  5th Palm Oil Summit   August 20-21, 2013   Jakarta, Indonesia

5th Palm Oil Summit August 20-21, 2013 Jakarta, Indonesia

Themed:”Sustainable Yield Improvement, Maximizing Productivity &Best Management Practices Key Note Speech:  Cargill’s Journey and Approach Towards Sustainable Palm Oil” Key topics ·         Increasing Yield and Maximizing Productivity per hectra ·         Clonal Propagation of Oil Palm and potential in Indonesia and Malaysia ·         Oil palm breeding for sustainable yield improvement and

June 15, 2013 Read Full Article

Investing in Sustainable Palm Oil Production Ex-ante Impact Assessment of Investments in a Palm Oil Mill in Palembang, Indonesia

by Yuca Waarts, Kor Zwart (LEI Wageningen UR)  Recycling palm oil mill effluent, decreasing greenhouse gas emissions and improving smallholder livelihoods are three important topics in debates on sustainable palm oil production. In Indonesia, Zebra Special Products BV has invested in various new technologies within palm-oil milling to address these issues. Lately,

May 13, 2013 Read Full Article

Zero Mix Thirty: Heliae Debuts Volaris, for Algae at Scale

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Heliae emerges from stealth with Volaris — its next-gen algae platform — “This technology will unlock the industry,” the company says. …Volaris is the result of five years of targeted innovation, investment and commitment to delivering a commercially validated technology platform for producing high purity

April 24, 2013 Read Full Article

SCS Expands Biofuel Certification Services into Southeast Asia

( SCS Global Services/PR NewsWire)   SCS Global Services has announced the expansion of its biofuel certification services in Southeast Asia. The veteran third-party environmental certification body will now conduct audits under the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) program, which will allow biofuel producers in Southeast Asia to meet the requirements for export into the

March 28, 2013 Read Full Article

Ministers Block EU Proposal to Limit Some Biofuels

(EurActiv)  Several European ministers are blocking the EU’s proposal to curb the use of conventional biofuels, while some dispute claims the demand for crop-based oils drives deforestation and food insecurity in other parts of the world. A majority of EU environment ministers expressed concern over the European Commission’s proposed 5%

March 26, 2013 Read Full Article

International Regulation of Microorganisms for Biofuel or Chemical Production: Europe, Asia and Australia

by David Glass (DGlassAssociates.com)  In two blog entries in 2010, I described the possible regulatory regimes that might affect the use of genetically modified microorganisms or plants in the production of biofuels or bio-based chemicals, focusing on Canada and Europe. In a post last week, I briefly summarized several countries in North America, South

March 26, 2013 Read Full Article
  Palm Oil Palembang 2013     June 27-29  South Sumatra, Indonesia

Palm Oil Palembang 2013 June 27-29 South Sumatra, Indonesia

PALM OIL PALEMBANG 2013 (in-conjunction with PALEMBANG INDUSTRIAL EXPO 2013) 27 – 29 JUNE 2013 ARYADUTA HOTEL PALEMBANG, SOUTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA www.palembangexpo.com Palembang, the capital of South Sumatra province, also the island’s largest city, is a deepwater port on both banks of the Musi River and the trade and shipping

March 15, 2013 Read Full Article

Bali Biofuel Plant Will Save Lives

(This Is Gloucestershire) Green Fuels of Stonehouse has installed the first ever biodiesel plant on Bali.  The move is helping the Indonesian island to avert a growing environmental and health crisis. The FuelMatic GSX 3 plant can convert up to 3,000 litres of used cooking oil a day into biofuel.

March 6, 2013 Read Full Article

SE Asian Palm Oil Producers Target U.S. Biofuel Market

(The Star/Reuters)  A blending tax credit for alternative fuels has helped re-open the way for shipments of palm biodiesel to the United States, giving top producers Indonesia and Malaysia an outlet for palm oil stocks at near-record levels. …That overhang has pushed prices of palm oil to discounts to soyoil,

March 6, 2013 Read Full Article

Pertamina, Toyota Sign Biofuel Research and Development Agreement

by Hatman Bintang  (Indonesia Today)  State-owned petroleum company, PT Pertamina, signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Toyota Motor Corporation for research and development of biofuel, CNG, and Euro 4-standard fuel for land transportation. The agreement will run for two years.  READ MORE

February 22, 2013 Read Full Article

Palm Oil, Paper, Biofuels Production on Peatlands Drive Large GHG Emissions

(Mongabay.com)  Degradation of peat swamps for oil palm and timber plantations is a substantially larger source of greenhouse gas emissions than previously believed, finds a new study published in the journalNature. An international team of researchers tested the water chemistry of channels draining peatlands in Malaysia and Indonesia. They found

February 11, 2013 Read Full Article

Sugar Company Expands to Biofuel and Electricity

by Tassia Sipahutar (The Jakarta Post)   State-owned sugar and tobacco plantation firm PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) X is expanding into biofuel production and electricity this year in an effort to offset increasing sugar manufacturing costs. The firm needs additional income from other businesses as it cannot wholly depend on its sugar

February 11, 2013 Read Full Article

Growing Palm Oil Trees For Biofuels Could Accelerate Climate Change, Study Finds

by Nina Chestney (Reuters/Huffington Post)  Growing palm oil trees to make biofuels could be accelerating the effects of climate change, new research showed on Wednesday, adding further weight to claims the crop is not environmentally sustainable. In a paper published in the journal Nature, an international team of scientists examined how

February 2, 2013 Read Full Article

First Biodiesel Plant in Bali, Indonesia, Undergoes Commissioning

(Green Fuels/Biodiesel Magazine)  The biorefinery manufacturer Green Fuels is in Bali this week commissioning a turnkey biodiesel facility for Caritas Switzerland, an NGO that focuses on socioeconomic development in disadvantaged communities around the world. Green Fuels has installed its 3,000 liter (792.5 gallon) per day FuelMatic GSX 3, the newest and

January 25, 2013 Read Full Article
  PalmEx Indonesia 2013   October 2-4   Medan, Indonesia

PalmEx Indonesia 2013 October 2-4 Medan, Indonesia

The 5th PALMEX Indonesia 2013 is the only specialized Palm Oil event in Asia that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream palm oil companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the capital city of North Sumatera, Medan to showcase the latest developments in the palm

January 19, 2013 Read Full Article

Evolving Ethanol to Meet Challenges

by Emily Bruns (Ashton Gasette)  In an effort to evolve with the constant changes and challenges within a $50 billion industry, Rochelle’s Illinois River Energy ethanol plant began producing and industrial corn oil on Nov. 27. This corn oil byproduct, which is derived from the company’s ethanol-making process, can now

December 27, 2012 Read Full Article

Asia Special Biofuels Report

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  There’s only one complete region for biofuels where abundant feedstock, lack of oil & gas production, rising energy demand and supportive government policy come together — and that is Asia. We’re never quite sure which factor is the most important in Asia’s rising focus on

December 26, 2012 Read Full Article

Climate Talks Focus on Fossil Fuel Subsidies

by Karl Ritter (Associated Press/Salt Lake Tribune)   Hassan al-Kubaisi considers it a gift from above that drivers in oil- and gas-rich Qatar only have to pay $1 per gallon at the pump. …Qatar — the host of U.N. climate talks that entered their final week Monday — is among dozens

December 10, 2012 Read Full Article

2 New Tools Can Cut Deforestation And Support Sustainable Palm Oil In Indonesia

by Craig Hanson (WRI Insights)  At the 10th Annual Meeting of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), WRI launched two new online mapping applications designed to help the palm oil industry grow while avoiding deforestation. These free tools enable palm oil producers, buyers, investors, and government agencies to easily identify and evaluate locations

November 29, 2012 Read Full Article

The False Choice Between Palm Oil And Indonesian Forests

by Nigel Sizer (WRI Insights/The Jakarta Post)  …The world’s top scientists are also raising concerns. According to a recent study in Nature Climate Change, from 1990 to 2010, 90 percent of lands converted to oil palm plantations in Kalimantan were forested. There need not, however, be a trade-off between palm oil, forests, and

November 29, 2012 Read Full Article

EU Commission Backs Controversial Sustainable Palm Oil Scheme

by Barbara Lewis  (Reuters)  The European Commission has approved a scheme that would certify as sustainable transport fuel made from palm oil, condemned by environmental groups as one of the most damaging sources of biodiesel. The Commission made public on Tuesday a decision taken last week to endorse the Roundtable

November 29, 2012 Read Full Article

In Indonesia and Malaysia, as Demand for Palm Oil Grows, So Do Environmental, Labor Concerns

by Jason Motlagh (The Washington Post/Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting)  Long a preferred cooking ingredient in developing countries, palm oil is now in greater demand in Western markets because of its low price and long shelf life. Derived from the fruit of oil palm trees, it can be found in

November 29, 2012 Read Full Article

Biofuels Mandates Around the World: 2012

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Brazil, India, the US, China and the EU point the way towards a 60 billion gallon biofuels market by 2022 – but can the capacity be built, and can the mandates survive pressure from opponents? In Florida, the Digest today releases its annual review of

November 28, 2012 Read Full Article

The GM Tree Plantations Bred to Satisfy the World's Energy Needs

by John Vidal (The Guardian)  Israeli biotech firm says its modified eucalyptus trees can displace the fossil fuel industry It’s a timber company’s dream but a horrific industrial vision for others: massive plantations of densely planted GM eucalyptus trees stretching across Brazil, South Africa, Indonesia and China, engineered to grow 40% faster for

November 16, 2012 Read Full Article

EU Must Ensure Biofuel Producers in Indonesia Respect Land Rights

(The Guardian)  Tighter EU rules on biofuel production are failing to protect the land rights of Indonesia’s indigenous communities …To understand the scale of the problem, Sawit Watch (sawit means palm oil in Indonesian) is supporting smallholders and indigenous people in more than 660 disputes with palm oil companies in 17 of Indonesia’s

November 12, 2012 Read Full Article

A.I.M. Interview: Heliae’s Dan Simon

by David Schwartz (Algae Industry Magazine)  Heliae is the 9th startup for CEO Dan Simon, and the company is finally at his favorite stage. “We are completing our charge through the Valley of Death,” he says. Indeed. In 2012, Heliae grew their team to over 75 people, sold their first

October 30, 2012 Read Full Article

Indonesia Has Potential For Ethanol-Fuel Cars: GM

by Heru Andriyanto  (Jakarta Globe)   Indonesia might be a potential market for ethanol-fueled cars, following in the footsteps of other sugarcane-producing nations like Brazil that promote the alternative source to fossil fuel, a General Motors executive said. “The key is the government policy that makes ethanol mandatory or at least ensures

October 29, 2012 Read Full Article

Environmental Regulations Kindle the Southeast Asian Automotive Biofuels Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

(Frost & Sullivan/Sacramento Bee)  Removing subsidies for conventional fuels and providing incentives for biofuels will bolster market growth New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), Strategic Analysis of Southeast Asian Automotive Biofuels Market, finds that the market earned revenues of more than $1.78 billion in 2011 and estimates this to reach

September 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Cargill Smallholders Receive European Certification for the Supply of Sustainable Biofuels

(Equities.com)  Smallholders at Cargill’s palm oil plantation, PT Hindoli in South Sumatra, Indonesia, recently became the one of the first smallholders to receive official certification for sustainable palm oil supply for biofuels, according to the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) standards within the European Union (EU). ISCC is a

August 10, 2012 Read Full Article

AEC Biofuel Teamwork Urged

(Bankok Post)  Thailand is being urged to step up joint development and know-how exchanges with Malaysia and Indonesia on ethanol and biodiesel to stave off reliance on oil imports, according to energy veterans. “We should get more serious in joint development of biofuels, as in the future the oil price

July 20, 2012 Read Full Article

Musim Mas Expects More Demand for Certified Palm Oil

by Novan Iman Santosa  (The Jakarta Post)  Palm oil producer Musim Mas Group expects that there will be more demand for certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), as the company is ready to provide the market with sustainable palm oil and its derivative products. “Currently the world’s demand for certified palm

July 18, 2012 Read Full Article

Aviation Biofuels: Which Airlines Are Doing What, with Whom?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …(M)ore than 30 airlines now trialing, deploying biofuels – but who’s doing what, exactly? In Brazil, Azul Airlines announced that Amyris’s innovative renewable jet fuel sourced from Brazilian sugarcane has passed all required testing and will be used during a demonstration flight on an Azul Embraer 195 aircraft

June 5, 2012 Read Full Article

Advanced Algae Heads for Asia: Indonesia Food Giant Invests in Heliae

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Arizona, Heliae announced a capital raise of  $15 million in funding from international conglomerate Salim Group’s agribusiness company, PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Agri Investments. This marks a total of close to $50 million in funding that Heliae has received

May 4, 2012 Read Full Article

EU Biodiesel Makers Expect to Boost Sales in Spain

by Martin Roberts (Reuters)  …European biodiesel makers will be able to sell an additional one million tonnes a year in Spain after new measures which effectively shut out Argentine and Indonesian imports, an industry spokesman said. Spain decreed on April 20 that only biodiesel produced in the European Union could

May 2, 2012 Read Full Article

Malaysia, Indonesia Refute EPA Report on Palm Oil-Based Biofuels

(Bernama)  Malaysia and Indonesia, the world’s largest producers of palm oil, are on a joint mission to correct and update a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report that could impact future exports of palm oil-based biofuels. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Tan Sri Bernard Dompok, who is leading the

March 29, 2012 Read Full Article

Indonesia and Malaysia Launch Palm Oil Offensive against U.S. Ruling

(FreshFruitPortal.com)  Indonesia and Malaysia have questioned a U.S. decision  that their palm oil fails to meet regulatory greenhouse gas reduction standards, website Antaranews.com reported. They disagreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ruling that biofuels from Indonesia and Malaysia cut only 17% of climate emissions, falling short of the 20% needed

March 13, 2012 Read Full Article

Mission New Energy Develops Indonesian Palm Oil Complex

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  In Indonesia, Mission New Energy is developing a new downstream palm oil and oleo-chemical complex, in partnership with PTPN III. The complex will be located located at PTPNIII’s Sei Mangkei Industrial Zone in North Sumatra, and in the first stage is expected to consist

March 13, 2012 Read Full Article

The Palms Of Controversy

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia) Palms are said to be a symbol of peace and prosperity, but you can’t prove it by the past few weeks of heated debate over palm biofuel. Last week, we looked at the discrepancy between the EU and EPA findings on the emissions reduction value

March 13, 2012 Read Full Article
  PALMEX Indonesia 2012  October 10-12   Medan, Indonesia

PALMEX Indonesia 2012 October 10-12 Medan, Indonesia

The 4th PALMEX Indonesia 2012 is the only specialized Palm Oil event in Asia that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream palm oil companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the capital city of North Sumatera, Medan to showcase the latest developments in the palm

February 29, 2012 Read Full Article

Kalimantan Palm Oil Fair 2013 March 26-27 East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Rapid Investments In Palm Oil Cultivation In Kalimantan East Kalimantan province invited investors from all across the country to participate in the opening up of five million hectares of land for oil palm cultivation over the next few years. In extending the invitation, East Kalimantan Governor Awang Faroek Ishak said

February 27, 2012 Read Full Article
  4th Palm Oil Summit  July 9-10, 2012    Bali, Indonesia

4th Palm Oil Summit July 9-10, 2012 Bali, Indonesia

“Sustainable Yield Enhancement & Carbon Management” Key highlights Demand for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil & its future for European & US markets Replanting trees with higher yielding varieties Improved agriculture practices and mechanisation Value addition in downstream processing including improved oil extraction rates Capture mill effluent for power generation Whom you will network

February 16, 2012 Read Full Article

EPA Issues Notice of Data Availability Concerning Renewable Fuels Produced from Palm Oil Under the RFS Program

(US Environmental Protection Agency)  he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a Notice of Data Availability (NODA) to release its lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) analysis of palm oil used as a feedstock to produce biodiesel and renewable diesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The release of the NODA provides the

January 27, 2012 Read Full Article

The 10 Top Unanswered Biofuels Questions for 2011

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …Your calls and emails are always the highlight of our days. Most questions can be answered johnny-on-the-spot. Some are still out there and well worth arguing over. Here are the Top 10 that are still unanswered. …1. Subsidies and tax credits. What’s the US Congress

December 14, 2011 Read Full Article

Mario Garnero Addresses Council on Foreign Relations and Columbia on ‘Powerhouse Nations’

(MarketWatch)  Mario Garnero, Chairman of Brasilinvest, Brazil’s pioneer merchant bank, stated that BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) can no longer be simply described as ‘Emerging Markets’. Their economic, political and energy status make them ‘Powerhouse Nations’. The Chairman of Brasilinvest addressed audiences last week at the Council on

December 12, 2011 Read Full Article

Climate Change Fellowship Opportunity

Travel to Japan or Indonesia Travel Dates: Japan Fellowship February 13, 2012 – March 2, 2012 Indonesia Fellowship February 20, 2012 – March 9, 2012 Fellows are selected based on outstanding performance and the ability to play leadership roles in their organizations and in their communities. Partners use a competitive

December 8, 2011 Read Full Article

Implications of Biodiesel-Induced Land-Use Changes for CO2 Emissions: Case Studies in Tropical America, Africa, and Southeast Asia

by Achten, W. M. J., and L. V. Verchot (Ecology and Society)  Biofuels are receiving growing negative attention. Direct and/or indirect land-use changes that result from their cultivation can cause emissions due to carbon losses in soils and biomass and could negate any eventual greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction benefit. This paper

December 7, 2011 Read Full Article

Asian Palm-Based Biofuel May Struggle in U.S.

by Niluksi Koswanage (Reuters)  Indonesian palm-based biodiesel shipments seeking a foothold in the United States will face stiff competition from feedstocks such as corn oil and waste oils, which will become cheaper as more supplies hit the market, a top USDA official said on Thursday. Indonesian processors must also first

December 6, 2011 Read Full Article

Study Shows High Emissions from Growing Biodiesel from Palm Oil

(Transport & Environment)  Biofuels produced from palm oil grown in tropical peatlands are a significant source of greenhouse gases. This is the finding of a new study done for the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) which, if taken on board by the EU, would disqualify biofuels from palm oil

November 28, 2011 Read Full Article

Smallholder Farmers Risk Being Forgotten in Sustainable Biofuels Race

by Maya Thatcher (Center for International Forestry Research)  Smallholder farmers in developing countries risk being left behind in the push to produce sustainable biofuels, deterred by complex and expensive certification schemes, according to a recent CIFOR study. With limited scope to meet the high financial, technological and capacity demands of

November 17, 2011 Read Full Article

Indonesian, Taiwanese Venture to Develop Jatropha-Based Biodiesel

(Soya Tech)  Indonesia’s Confederation of Primary Cooperatives Association (Inkud) is teaming up with Taiwan in developing jatropha curcas-based fuel, its vice president director Yusri Suhud said. “We are cooperating with Taiwan to develop jatropha curcas as an alternative fuel,” he said on Monday. Inkud was cooperating with Taiwan`s leading university

November 15, 2011 Read Full Article

European Union Biodiesel Production Slumps in 2011

by John C.K. Daly (http://oilprice.com)   Greening the European Union has suffered a setback. The European Biodiesel Board is reporting that the European Union biodiesel industry production forecasts are noting a 2011 decrease in output, the first since data has been gathered, down from 2010 figures of 9.57 million tons. The

November 4, 2011 Read Full Article

Publication: A Review of Environmental Issues in the Context of Biofuel Sustainability Frameworks

by Guariguata, M.R.; Masera, O.R.; Johnson, F.X.; von Maltitz, G.; Bird, N.; Tella, P.; Martínez-Bravo, R  (Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Bogor, Indonesia)  With the rapid growth of biofuel production and consumption and the proliferation of policy decisions supporting this expansion, concerns about the biofuel sector’s environmental and social

November 1, 2011 Read Full Article

Algae Industry Magazine Interview: Syed Isa Syed Alwi

by David Schwartz (Algae Industry Magazine)  When Syed Alwi speaks about the algae industry, you get the feeling that he really has his finger on what’s going on globally. He gets around, and is a bit of a kingpin in the Asian algae world, orchestrating much of the disparate algae

October 17, 2011 Read Full Article

Jatropha a ‘Disappointment’, D1 Oils Admits

(Agrimoney.com)  D1 Oils put its hands up to out-of-pocket investors in jatropha, admitting that the once-lauded oilseed had been a “disappointment”, as the group unveiled – yet another – strategy shift. Steven Rudofsky, the D1 Oils chairman, acknowledged that the oilseed, which a decade ago was raised as an abundant source of

October 4, 2011 Read Full Article

INKUD, Lestari Pasifik to Build 616 Bio-Ethanol Plants

(Jakarta Post)   PT INKUD Exchange signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday with Malaysian biotechnology firm Lestari Pasifik Berhad to establish a joint venture aiming to set up 616 bio-refinery factories to process oil palm waste into bio-ethanol in Indonesia and Malaysia over the next five years. Following

September 22, 2011 Read Full Article

Jatenergy Sells Jatropha Oil to Lufthansa

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine)  Australia-based Jatenergy Ltd. recently announced that it has sold 200 metric tons crude jatropha oil at $1,000 per metric ton to Lufthansa, a Germany-based airline, for use in its long-term trial of renewable jet fuel. According to Jatenergy, the jatropha oil, which was sourced from

September 14, 2011 Read Full Article

New Map Gives Public a Global View of Biofuel Development

by Karin Holzzknecht  (Center for International Forestry Research Forest Blog)  Assessing how biofuels affect forests and people’s livelihoods and how its production can be more sustainable has been made easier following the recent release of an interactive map which provides a geographical overview of biofuel production, consumption and investment around

September 12, 2011 Read Full Article

Joint Nature Conservation Committee Publishes “Indirect Land Use Change from Biofuel Production: Implications for Biodiversity”

by Monika Bertzky, Valerie Kapos & Jörn P.W. Scharlemann (Joint Nature Conservation Committee)  Inference from production statistics and modelling studies suggest that iLUC has occurred, is likely to increase with increasing demand for biofuels and needs to be considered when assessing the biodiversity impacts of biofuels. Although additional GHG emissions from iLUC have

August 30, 2011 Read Full Article

Oil Palm Residue Could Solve Food vs. Biofuel Debate

by Ismira Lutfia   (Jakarta Globe)  The millions of tons of fibrous residue produced by palm oil plantations across the country could soon become a major source of raw material for renewable fuel. Over the past year, scientists from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and Seoul’s Korea International Cooperation

August 23, 2011 Read Full Article

Malaysia Plans Green Palm Oil Certification Scheme- Paper

by Niluksi Koswanage   (Reuters Africa)  Malaysia, the word’s No.2 palm oil producer, will come up with a certification scheme to ensure the tropical oil is grown without clearing forests and destroying wildlife, a newspaper reported on Monday. The Business Times quoted Commodities Minister Bernard Dompok as saying the Southeast Asian

August 3, 2011 Read Full Article

The Island of Misfit Materials

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …Over at Blue Marble, think spent waste grains from the alcoholic beverage distillation process, and spent coffee grounds. Generally, these are materials that pile up in landfills. By contrast, at Blue Marble’s first commercial facility, using these unloved, unwanted materials, they began running the fermenters

June 29, 2011 Read Full Article

How Rainforests Can Produce Biofuel Sustainably

by Christopher Mims   (Grist)  Production of biofuel from palm oil has been an unmitigated disaster for the rainforest, leading to clear-cutting throughout Indonesia and propelling that country to the top ranks of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. That’s why it’s so strange that biologist Willie Smits, last seen

June 29, 2011 Read Full Article

China New Energy's Big Plans for Biofuel

(CheckBioTEch)  A CHINESE green energy specialist is joining Aim in a move valuing the business at £21million. …It is looking to invest in undervalued biofuel operators and is also keen to take stakes in new green energy companies. …The company builds plants and also provides support services, including design. Although

June 27, 2011 Read Full Article

Ethanol from Seaweed Project to Get a Major Boost

(Jagran Post)  The project of deriving ethanol, a bio-fuel for blending with petrol, from a seaweed is all set to get a major boost, with the Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute (CSMCRI) deciding to ramp up off-shore production of the weed by manifolds. The joint project of Council

May 31, 2011 Read Full Article

Malaysia and Indonesia Bolster Defence of Palm Oil Industry to West

(The Guardian/Eco-Business)  Malaysia and Indonesia, which together account for about 90% of the world’s palm oil production, have launched a joint PR offensive to defend the industry’s environmental record. …(M)inisters from the two countries agreed to finalise plans for a European Palm Oil Council (EPOC) by the end of this year, to defend

May 27, 2011 Read Full Article

Opportunities for Australia as Europe Seeks More Biofuel

(ABC Rural)   The European Union wants more of its transport fuel to be made from renewable biomass like canola oil. …EU member states can’t supply enough canola or soy oil to meet the demand, so there’s an opportunity to increase Australian exports into that market.  READ MORE and MORE

May 26, 2011 Read Full Article
  Palmex Indonesia 2011   October 12-14   Medan, Indonesia

Palmex Indonesia 2011 October 12-14 Medan, Indonesia

The 3nd PALMEX Indonesia 2011 (Palm Oil Asia 2011) is the only specialized Palm Oil event in Asia that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream palm oil companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the capital city of North Sumatera, Medan to showcase the latest

May 12, 2011 Read Full Article

Biodiesel 2011: The Real Opportunity

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  An interview with James Garton, president of Mission Biofuels USA subsidiary. We look at the jatropha 1.0 catastrophe, actual biodiesel capacity in the US, palm biodiesel, the RFS, and more. …The company broke into the US market with a stunning and innovative offtake contract for

May 12, 2011 Read Full Article

Europe May Introduce Land Use Sustainabilty Criteria

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  This was one of the best weeks yet in the Asian biofuels industry. China decided to promote 2G biofuels production and reduce its CO2 emissions by up to 45 percent by 2020. India moved to prevent farm failures and promote agricultural lending by launching

May 5, 2011 Read Full Article

Microfuelers: Biofuels Companies Aim Big, by Thinking Small

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …NGOs in Africa have been touting for some time the use of ethanol cook stoves, to replace three-stone, wood based stoves that can trigger local deforestation and expose women and girls (who do much of the firewood collection in traditional communities) to violence that comes

March 28, 2011 Read Full Article

Diester Sees No Respite for EU Biodiesel Industry

by Sybille de La Hamaide (Reuters)  Overcapacity, squeezed margins and massive imports should continue to hurt Europe’s biodiesel industry this year and lead to further consolidation, the chief executive of EU giant Diester Industrie said on Monday. Several biodiesel firms in the 27-member bloc closed their doors last year, knocked

March 17, 2011 Read Full Article

Neste Oil Celebrates the Grand Opening of Its ISCC-Certified Renewable Diesel Plant in Singapore

(Neste Oil)   Neste Oil with Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Finnish Minister for Ownership Steering Mr. Jyri Häkämies, and some 200 guests celebrate the grand opening of its renewable diesel plant in Singapore on March 8th, 2011. The start-up of the Singapore

March 11, 2011 Read Full Article

D1 Oil: Crude Jatropha Oil Demand Continues to Outweighs Supply, Harvests Hit by Heavy Rains

by Jamie Ashcroft   (Proactive Investors United Kingdom)  D1 Oils revealed that demand is out-pacing supply for its Crude Jatropha Oil (CJO)…  D1 said that it is continuing to experience demand for greater quantities of CJO than it is able to supply and it has already sold all 500 tonnes

March 3, 2011 Read Full Article

Jatoil Reaches Shipping Milestone

(Biofuels International)  On 3 February 2011 energy company Jatoil achieved production of 200 tonnes of crude jatropha oil, all of which will be shipped and used as feedstock for biojet aviation fuel for use by commercial airlines. …’Currently, only limited supplies of renewable oil feedstock is available for biojet fuel,

February 21, 2011 Read Full Article

The Truth about 2011

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  …“If weather blesses the world with bountiful crops in 2011,” writes Economic Times commodities editor Nidhi Nath Srinivas, “and that’s a giant if, they will first replenish exhausted stocks in the trading pipelines. Globally, weather will be the biggest gamble of 2011. Dryness caused

February 21, 2011 Read Full Article

Sustainable Palm Oil Output, Use Grow Last Year

(Commodity Online)  The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) ended the year 2010 with strong growth in both the production and use of RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil. Compared to 2009, numbers doubled, in many cases even tripled compared to the year before. The number of RSPO members grew to over

January 28, 2011 Read Full Article

Ten Asian Trends to watch in 2011

by Joelle Brink (Biofuels Digest Asia)  …#1 It’s a breakthrough year for Asian biofuels science and technology. Many scientific and technological developments that simmered away in Asian labs and pilot plants in 2010 are set to burst on the scene in 2011. #2 2010’s wave of public and private investments,

January 6, 2011 Read Full Article

New USDA Loan Guarantees, $50 Biofuels, Asia, Syngas among New Biofuels Trends, Gossip at Pacific Rim Summit

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Honolulu, much of the leadership of the advanced biofuels and renewables chemicals industries have gathered this week at BIO’s Pacific Rim Summit.  …(W)hat are the key trends? Here are 11 that the Digest spotted. 1. Wins wanted. 2. USDA loan guarantees. 3. Drop In

December 13, 2010 Read Full Article

Palm Oil May Gain More Users from EU Biofuel Rules-Neste Oil

by Niki Koswanage   (Reuters)  Palm oil has production audit in place unlike other vegoils; Green palm oil production capacity growing. European Union rules requiring vegetable-oil based biofuels to come from eco-friendly sources may boost palm oil use in the sector as green supplies of the tropical oil grow, a key

December 8, 2010 Read Full Article

New Method Emerges to Deter “Indirect” Land Grab for Biofuel Production

(World Wildlife Fund)  A new methodology that could deter the “indirect” conversion of virgin or tropical forests for biofuel production was published today by prominent consultancy Ecofys, WWF and Conservation International. The Responsible Cultivation Area [RCA] methodology could complement emerging bans on converting high value ecosystems directly into biofuel productions

October 14, 2010 Read Full Article

The Missionary Position: The Export of Carbon Guilt to the Developing World

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)   …We see the battle over rural development flashing at other points around the globe, but nowhere so starkly do we have a choice between the War on Poverty and the War on Carbon as we see in the heart of the oil palm industry in Indonesia

August 31, 2010 Read Full Article
  2nd Palm Oil Summit: Sustainable Yields, The Way Forward December 9-10 Bali, Indonesia

2nd Palm Oil Summit: Sustainable Yields, The Way Forward December 9-10 Bali, Indonesia

Palm oil is proven as the most efficient crop and the world’s most traded agricultural commodity with its uses ranging from food, industrial, personal care products to energy. It now contributes over US$ 10 billion in foreign exchange for Indonesia annually. Under increasing attacks from buyers in Europe, the Indonesian

August 24, 2010 Read Full Article

Garuda Indonesia Planning to Switch to Biofuel

by Fidelis E. Satriastanti  (Jakarta Globe) National airline Garuda Indonesia is finalizing preparations to use biofuel in an attempt to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, a senior official said on Monday. “We are in the process of changing from avtur [aviation fuel] to biofuel. Not a single [domestic] airline has done it

August 2, 2010 Read Full Article

Waterland Supplies Jatropha Oil to EU Airline Industry

(TheBioenergySite.com)  Waterland supply its Jatropha Oil for use as feedstock for aviation fuel. Waterland International signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with a leading supplier of biofuels for the aviation industry. Waterland will be making its first delivery of Jatropha Oil for use as feedstock for aviation fuel to the EU Airline

July 21, 2010 Read Full Article

Jatoil Sells First Commercial Quantity of Crude Jatropha Oil

(Biofuels International)  After recently acquiring joint venture operations in Central Java, Indonesia, renewable energy company Jatoil has secured its first sale of a commercial quantity of crude jatropha oil. The sale is under a new four-year off-take agreement with Jatoil’s partner Waterland International, covering all crude jatropha oil produced from

July 12, 2010 Read Full Article

The Other Oil Spill: The Campaign Against Palm Oil

(The Economist) Palm oil is a popular, cheap commodity, which green activists are doing their best to turn into a commercial liability. Companies are finding them impossible to ignore. …The charges against palm oil are serious: environmental groups regard it as a danger not only to Asian wildlife but also

July 8, 2010 Read Full Article

Palm Oil’s Promotion as Diesel Alternative Draws Fire

by Beth Gardiner  (New York Times)  Ubiquitous in products from cookies to cosmetics, and increasingly in European fuel tanks, too, palm oil is driving the destruction of some of Southeast Asia’s last tracts of untouched rainforest and leading to huge emissions of gases that spur global warming. …Palm oil, extracted

June 4, 2010 Read Full Article
  Biomass Pellets Trade Asia September 27-28 Jakarta, Indonesia

Biomass Pellets Trade Asia September 27-28 Jakarta, Indonesia

“From Investment, Densification to Transportation” Biomass Pellets Trade Asia conference, to be held from 27-29 September in Jakarta, explores the potential for investment, densification and transportation of biomass pellets within and out of Asia. As renewable energy directives are not yet clearly defined in Asia, the abundant biomass supplies in the

June 3, 2010 Read Full Article

New World Energy Supplies Jatropha Oil for BSH Cooking Stove Project in Lombok, Indonesia.

(New World Energy)  Indonesia based PT New World Energy (NWE) and leading multi-national appliance manufacturer, Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group (BSH) of Germany recently partnered together on a pilot project to bring clean cooking technology to rural communities on the island of Lombok in Indonesia. BSH has created the

May 3, 2010 Read Full Article

S. Korea’s EN3 Green Energy to Produce Bio-Ethanol

(TradingMarkets.com)  South Korea’s EN3 Green Energy Co. Ltd plans to produce bio-ethanol using cassava root as the basic material in South Sulawesi. EN3 already have three factories in Gowa and Takalar in that province producing cassava chips and tapioca flour exported to Japan, the Indonesian Cassava Community said. Marwah Daud

April 14, 2010 Read Full Article

Biodiesel Plant in Bireuen to Operate This Year

(Antara News)  A biodiesel and ethanol plant under construction in Beunyot village, Juli subdistrict, Bireuen regency, Aceh province, is scheduled for operation in the middle of this year.  Bireuen regent Nurdin AR said, … “The biodiesel and etahnol plant which uses castor oil, sugar cane and oil palm fruits, would

April 13, 2010 Read Full Article

Flying High on Algae?

(TodayOnline) Can algae oil be viably converted to kerosene for jet fuel that might one day power the world’s aircraft? This is something a new 12-month collaboration between A*Star’s Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences and global aerospace and defence firm EADS will investigate. With the aviation sector accounting for

March 11, 2010 Read Full Article

Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Villagers Turn Local Fruit into Biodiesel

(New Tang Dynasty Television)  The kamani tree grows well throughout the coastal area in Yogyakarta, and produces abundant fruit. Traditionally, the fruit is used for cooking and firewood. But villagers in Yogyakarta are using it for biodiesel. This new “green business” is also helping the local economy as students earn

February 23, 2010 Read Full Article

Deforestation and Exploitation in Papua’s Plantations Boom

(Environmental Investigation Agency)  Field investigations by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak reveal that ill-prepared indigenous Papuan communities are being enticed, tricked and sometimes coerced into releasing large swathes of forested land to powerful conglomerates, backed by overseas investors and facilitated by the central and provincial governments. Management of

November 11, 2009 Read Full Article

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