Austrian BDI Bioenergy launches biodiesel plant in France
Dec 11, 2013 - Austrian BDI BioEnergy International AG (ETR:D7I) said on Tuesday it has launched a multi-feedstock biodiesel plant for French retail group Les Mousquetaires in Upper Normandy, north-western France.
The order was valued at EUR 16.4 million (USD 22.6m). The facility, located in the industrial area of Le Harve port, will be operated by Les Mousquetaires's subsidiary Estener.
The multi-feedstock biodiesel plant uses waste and by-products, such as used cooking oil and animal fats, as raw materials. The plant has an annual capacity of 75,000 tonnes of biodiesel.
This is the first biodiesel plant with the multi-feedstock technology built in France, BDI Bioenergy said.