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Abengoa closes down plant in France

Plantations International Agarwood Gaharu News Abengoa Bioenergy has actually quit operations at its bioethanol plant in Lacq, France. An Abengoa spokesperson offered a statement to Biofuels International. However, the company did not divulge what the occurrence was or the reason for the incident. The claim claimed: "An event happened in among the fermenters during a set up closure of the plant for upkeep. " There were no injuries to workers as a result of this incident. Neither existed any type of resulting pollution outside the zone. The location was safeguarded with the help of the fire division from Induslacq. " Everything [...]

Avril opens 100,000 tpy biodiesel plant in Mediterranean France

Plantations International Information French biofuels manufacturer Avril has opened up a 100,000 tpy biodiesel plant to satisfy the greater mixing degrees released by the French government. The new plant, located at Sete on France's Mediterranean shore, will certainly raise the business's biodiesel production capability to 1.7 million tonnes. Previously in 2013 Avril closed down its 2 northern France centers in the aftermath of the federal government's refusal to raise biodiesel mixing level beyond 7 %. Nevertheless, late in 2013 the federal government consented to increase the blend level by one percent, bringing it to 8 %. The EUR13 million Avril plant [...]