Biofuels

Includes biodiesel, ethanol, distillers dried grains (DDGs)

Data & Analysis

July 22, 2015
On April 28, 2015, the European Parliament approved the reform of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), which includes a 7 percent cap on food crop based biofuels for the transport sector.
July 17, 2015
Ethanol production for calendar year (CY) 2016 is forecast at 160 million liters, a 33 percent reduction from our CY 2015 estimate.
July 16, 2015
Japan’s current renewable energy policy focuses on generating power from solar, wind, and geothermal sources. Imports of wood pellets have been increasing for thermal power generation.
July 16, 2015
Thailand’s 10-year Alternative Energy Development Plan (2012 – 2021) remains unchanged targeting the use of ethanol at 9 million liters/day and B100 at 7.2 million liters/day in 2021, respectively.