Russian Biofuels Association
Russian National Biofuels Association promotes renewable fuels in Russia. To achieve its goals the Association works with various government and non-government stakeholders in Russian and neighboring countries. More...
BD TS 060116 Cathay smThese days, Cathay Pacific trades under the slogan "Life Well Travelled" and the delivery of the first of 48 super-modern, super-quiet, super-chic Airbus 350-900s is another milestone for that branding - but it might as well be "Life Sustainably Travelled" because the plane that arrived in Hong Kong last night on delivery from Toulouse flew on a 10% biofuels blend.
1 June 2016
Prices for partially taxable agricultural diesel are on a firm trend, moving closer to those for biodiesel and almost reaching the level of rapeseed oil. The trend is driven by a massive rise in crude oil prices. The nearby futures price on the NYMEX currently stands at just under the mark of 50 USD per barrel, hitting a eight-month high.
26 May 2016
The International Sugar Organization and Eurasian Sugar Association
together with will hold the Fifth joint conference "CIS Sugar Market
2016" in Moscow at the Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel on March 17th, 2016.
10 March 2016
BD-TS-021116-UCS-smIt's not your Dad's gasoline. In fact, it's worse, says the Union of Concerned Scientists in a new report. But the good news is that alternatives, by contrast, are getting cleaner.In Washington, the Union of Concerned Scientists reports that the gas pumped by American motorists is 30 percent dirtier to extract and refine than it was just ten years ago, according to an analysis released by the Union of Concerned Scientists .
12 February 2016 Êîììåíòàðèè: 1
The vegetable oil price index of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) rose by almost 2 per cent in December 2015, but continues at a nine-year low even though biodiesel production has increased.
14 January 2016
In a time of rising gasoline demand and targets for higher engine efficiencies, the world could use more octane.What about ethanol, and what about iso-octane itself? The Digest looks at the economics and the supplies.
29 December 2015 Êîììåíòàðèè: 1
In October 2014, a new law allowing biodiesel and bioethanol to be used for transportation was approved in Russia. Oil price reduction, the costs of the Crimean crisis and the large outflow of capital have caused a reduction in the 2015 Russian state budget. In contrast, companies exporting wood-based products had large revenues due to weak rouble. Their costs inside the country were almost the same as before but the value of sales doubled. In the forestry sector, sawmilling and production of pellets for export gained highest revenues. The owners of companies in these industries are still surprised by the high revenues and are crazy about deciding whether to buy a second helicopter.
1 June 2015
Massachusetts-based Briggs Capital plans to invest US$250 million in the Ukraine bioenergy sector within the next several years, according to its CEO Rhode Robertson. The announcement was made amid significant problems in Ukraine's renewable energy industry, namely the sharp decrease in the "green tariff," which occurred in early 2015.
29 May 2015
The Arkhangelsk Region, which is rich in timber, intends to attract investors from China and Sweden to its wood processing industry. At the Sochi Investment forum, governor Igor Orlov told RBTH which foreign companies are already working in the Arkhangelsk Region and what new products the province is ready to export.
22 March 2015 Êîììåíòàðèè: 1
Despite the political discord between Russia and Ukraine, both countries face similar processes: national currencies devaluation, price surge and a growing demand for biomass. While Russia is interested in pellet production due to export activities, Ukraine's goal is to reduce usage of fossil fuel to a minimum. Moreover, Europe's demand for cheap pellets produced by the neighbouring countries encourages pellet production. Russia, Belarus and Ukraine expand their pellet exports at almost the same pace.
22 March 2015