August 16, 2022

HVO pretreatment

New GEA process for HVO pretreatment eliminates need for bleaching

GEA has developed the new PRE2FUEL process for the pretreatment of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) that no longer requires bleaching. This eliminates the need to purchase, handle and dispose of bleaching earth and avoids oil losses in the spent material. Overall, the new process saves up to more than 50 percent of OPEX for HVO