Category: Biodiesel

Nordic microalgae cleans wastewater and produces biodiesel

Lorenza Ferro demonstrates the potential of Nordic microalgae to produce both biomass and municipal wastewater in the Nordic climate. She also studied how microalgae and bacteria work synergistically and how it affects the composition of microbial communities in open algae cultures. She defended her thesis at Umeå University on Friday, March 15. Green microalgae transforms

US Environmental Protection Agency proposes to increase biofuel blending

Recently, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to increase the mandatory blending of biofuels from 19.22 billion gallons in 2019 to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020. It is currently proposed that the mandatory blending volume is still awaiting consideration by other government agencies. The proposal also includes 5.04 billion gallons of advanced biofuels, such

Use of biodiesel

Biodiesel application Biodiesel mainly refers to fatty acid methyl esters, which can be used as fuels, and can also be used as raw materials or intermediates for chemical products, such as industrial solvents, or for preparing surfactants. fuel The main use of biodiesel is as a blending component for clean petroleum diesel and for the

Jatropha: Biodiesel and More

Jatropha seed oil is used in soaps, and energy for lighting and heating in subtropical and tropical areas where it is planted as living fences to stop soil erosion. Its biodiesel potential is being researched because the seeds contain from 25% to 40% oil. Contents Introduction Jatropha for Biodiesel Jatropha is Not Edible Versatility of