Thailand will require the use of B2 biodiesel at all of its 10,000 service stations beginning next April. B2 is a mix of 2% palm oil and 98% diesel fuel. “Our target is to cut our consumption of gasoline and diesel by 20% within five years, substituting them with ethanol and palm oil,” Energy Minister Piyasvasti Amranand says. “That is better than the U.S. target of 20% replacement by renewable energies in 10 years.” More than 60% of Thailand’s vehicle fleet uses diesel. The Thai ...

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