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Sep, 11 2023

Emission Reduction Imperative: Biodiesel's Response to Europe's Environmental Pressures

The Europe biodiesel market is witnessing growth as biodiesel emerges as a cost-effective alternative to volatile petroleum-based products. Driven by mounting environmental concerns and depleting crude oil reserves globally, the market is responding to public and regulatory pressure to curb emissions and transition to cleaner fuels. Biodiesel adoption enhances fuel properties, elevating cetane numbers and lubricity. With the convergence of economic and environmental benefits, Europe's biodiesel sector is poised to capitalize on the pursuit of sustainable energy solutions.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the Europe Biodiesel Market is growing with a CAGR of 4.7% in the forecast period of 2022 to 2029 and the market was valued at USD 30,006.71 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 43,330.31 million by 2029. The proliferation of biodiesel infrastructure, including refueling stations and distribution networks, simplifies biodiesel accessibility. This convenience boosts adoption by consumers and industries across Europe, accelerating market growth and fostering sustainable fuel usage

Key Findings of the Study

Europe Biodiesel Market

Continuous research and development endeavors in Europe are expected to drive the market's growth rate

Continuous research and development endeavors in Europe drive innovative approaches to biodiesel production. These advancements enhance production efficiency, fuel quality, and overall market viability. As technology evolves, it optimizes the biodiesel manufacturing process, reducing costs and environmental impact. Such advancements attract investment and bolster the market's growth by offering more effective and sustainable biodiesel solutions to meet evolving consumer and industry demands.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2022 to 2029

Base Year


Historic Years

2020 (Customizable to 2014-2019)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Feedstock (Vegetable Oil and Animal Fats), Blend (B100, B20, B10, and B5), Production Technology (Trans-Esterification, Pyrolysis, Hydro Heating, Dilution, Micro-Emulsification, and Others), Application (Fuel, Power Generation, and Others)

Countries Covered

U.K., Russia, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and rest of Europe

Market Players Covered

Louis Dreyfus Company (Netherlands), Münzer Bioindustrie GmbH  (Austria), Bio-Oils Energy  (U.K.), Argent Energy  (U.K.), Eco Fox Srl (Italy)  (Germany) ECODIESEL COLOMBIA S.A.  (Colombia) ADM - Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.), Neste  (Finland) Renewable Energy Group  (United States) VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG (Germany) Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.  Petrobras - (Brazil) Cargill, Incorporated  (U.S.)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.

Segment Analysis:

Europe biodiesel market is segmented into four notable segments based on feedstock, blend, production technology, and application.

  • On the basis of feedstock, the Europe biodiesel market is segmented into vegetable oil and animal fats.
  • On the basis of blend, the Europe biodiesel market is segmented into b100, b20, b10, and b5.
  • On the basis of production technology, the Europe biodiesel market is segmented into trans-esterification, pyrolysis, hydro heating, dilution, micro-emulsification, and others.
  • On the basis of application, the Europe biodiesel market is segmented into fuel, power generation, and others.

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the major Europe biodiesel market  players in Europe biodiesel market  Louis Dreyfus Company (Netherlands), Münzer Bioindustrie GmbH  (Austria), Bio-Oils Energy  (U.K.), Argent Energy  (U.K.), Eco Fox Srl (Italy)  (Germany) ECODIESEL COLOMBIA S.A.  (Colombia) ADM - Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.)

Europe Biodiesel Market

Market Developments

  • In September 2022, Neste initiated a strategic study to transform its Porvoo refinery in Finland into a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. By co-processing and retrofitting units, Neste aims to expand renewables and circular production, leveraging existing assets, experience, and refining capabilities for a sustainable future.
  • In November 2022, Technip Energies secured a contract from TotalEnergies to create Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at France's Grandpuits platform. This undertaking involves converting the refinery into a zero-crude facility, exclusively producing SAF. The plant's annual capacity is set at approximately 210,000 metric tons, contributing to cleaner aviation fuel supply.
  • In October 2022, Fluor's Strathcona Renewable Diesel Complex: Fluor Corporation was awarded a front-end engineering and detailed EPC services contract. This project is part of Imperial's plan to establish a renewable diesel complex at the Strathcona refinery near Canada. The development aligns with a shift towards renewable fuels, contributing to more sustainable energy production.
  • In February 2022, SLD Pumps & Power announced a shift to biodiesel fuel to power its equipment fleet, displacing about 1 million liters of mineral diesel annually. This move emphasizes environmental responsibility, reducing pollution and fostering greener operations in the company's nationwide fleet management.

Regional Analysis

Geographically, the countries covered in the Europe biodiesel market report are U.K., Russia, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and rest of Europe.

As per Data Bridge Market Research analysis:

France is dominant in the Europe biodiesel market during the forecast period 2022 - 2029

France holds a prominent position in the biodiesel market, driven by its substantial market share and revenue. This dominance is attributed to the rising demand for commercial vehicles within the region. As the demand for transportation services and logistics grows, commercial vehicles relying on biodiesel gain traction due to their eco-friendly nature. France's emphasis on sustainable practices and the adoption of cleaner fuels align with this trend, propelling its leadership in the biodiesel market. 

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