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Bumper palm oil crop for Indonesia

A bumper palm oil crop looks set to be harvested in Indonesia this year, according to Bloomberg. Hattip to plam news

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Malaysia Board on EU biodiesel policy

Tan Sri Dr Yusof Basiron the CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council explained why he thinks the European Union needs to get its own house in order before considering preventing non-certificated palm oil imports for use in biodiesel in the New Straights Times last Saturday. The European Commission is considering a certification process to measure […]

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Biodiesel in South America and Barbados

Biodiesel is set to gain ground in Barbados news of a deal between Integrated Bio-Energy Resources based there and Guyana on the near-by South American mainland, according to BioPact. Integrated Bio-Energy Resources got the green light last week to utilise more than 162,000 hectares (400,000 acres) of land Guyana, (which is famous as the only […]

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Should biofuels production be confined to the tropics?

The Biopact blog has looked at the commercial viability of a number of potential biofuel crops. The blogger suggests that people in temperate latitudes will only find growing crops such as rape seed and wheat making sense commercially when the price of oil is considerably higher than it is now. Green fuels based on low […]

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Ericsson looks at Biodiesel powered mobile netowrks

Ok, so the phones themselves are not directly biodiesel powered, but…

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