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BAFA: Germany consumed 780 million gallons of biodiesel in 2010

Germany’s Federal Office for Economy and Export Control (BAFA) released figures recently on the nation’s total biodiesel sales in 2010. BAFA reports that approximately 2.6 million metric tons (780.5 million gallons) of biodiesel was sold into the German fuel market

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Verbio’s biogas plant approved

The 2 March 2011 saw German Environmental Minister Norbert Röttogen OK biofuel producer and supplier Verbio’s proposal to build a biogas plant in Schwedt. The plant will produce second generation biofuel from biomass residues without the use of foodstuffs. Verbio’s

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Biofuel As Aircraft Fuel Actively Being Considered In Germany

Airlines in Malaysia, which have been pioneering the development of biofuel, might be interested to know that German experts are “actively considering” the use of biofuel in aircraft. Indeed, the subject of biofuel, for use in aircraft, has gained momentum.

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Berlin demands clarity over new biofuel phase-in

The German government demanded clarity from the biofuel industry on whether it will continue with a planned roll-out of gasoline with a higher biofuel content after its association send mixed messages about a halt. “The confusion that the biofuel industry

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German motorists are avoiding filling up with Bioethanol

German motorists are avoiding filling up their cars with gasoline with a higher biofuel blend due to concerns it could cause engine damage, German oil industry association MWV said. The German government has from Jan. 1, 2011, permitted a rise

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Germany to raise it’s bioethanol blending in gasoline

The German cabinet will vote on Wednesday on a proposal to raise the maximum level of bioethanol allowed in blended gasoline to 10 percent in January 2011 from 5 percent now, the country’s environment ministry said on Monday. The move

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