HVO: One of the Cleanest & Purest Fuels on the Market

Birlem Oil is a leading national supplier of HVO, with many years’ experience providing innovative and carbon-neutral fuels to customers across the UK.

HVO can you reduce your greenhouse gas emissions, helping your home or business to reduce its environmental footprint whilst also improving efficiency.

What is HVO?

HVO, or Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil, is a 2nd generation biofuel that’s designed to be a drop-in replacement for mineral diesels such as red diesel and Derv (white diesel). It is a massive step forward in the world of renewable fuels.

HVO combines the sustainable raw materials found in first generation biofuels with new and innovative technologies, producing a fuel that’s not only 100% renewable but has qualities that make it far more environmentally friendly:

Up to 90% lower greenhouse gas emissions
Made from sustainable and renewable raw materials
Zero sulphur, fossil and FAME content – not only does it burn cleaner but it’s also better for your engines
Up to 10 year storage life
Drop in replacement for red diesel and Derv – no need for infrastructure modification
Excellent cold weather performance

In the current era of environmental awareness, businesses and domestic users alike must be aware of the effect their decisions make on the climate. We’ve made the decision to begin supplying HVO nationwide as it represents a sea change in renewable fuels, and we honestly believe that the future of fuels must be both renewable and sustainable.

Who can use HVO?

In short, almost any engine, machine or generator designed to run on red diesel or Derv should be able to use HVO without any modifications and draining the current fuel.

This is because HVO meets EN15940 standards for paraffinic fuels and Fuel Quality Directive 2009/30/EC Annex II – giving it the same combustion qualities as mineral diesel, without the environmental pitfalls.

In our experience, HVO has seen use across a range of applications – from on-road and off-road vehicles to power generation and machinery. It’s growing list of OEM approvals includes:

How is HVO different to other diesels?

HVO excels in several key performance areas, containing far lower levels of impurities than fossil diesels. The table below shows the differences between each main diesel variant: mineral diesel, FAME biodiesel and HVO.

HVO Comparison Table

Why choose Birlem Oil for your HVO?

Most HVO suppliers have to source their HVO from a third party, extending delivery times and increasing prices. Birlem Oil’s HVO is stored onsite and available for delivery within our usual timescales, cutting out the hassle of a third party supplier and ensuring that your fuel is on its way to you as soon as possible. We also offer:

  • Deliveries from 205-36,000+ litres
  • A team of specialists dedicated to a quick and dependable service from start to end
  • 24/7 service, 365 days a year
  • Nationwide deliveries
  • Same day and next day emergency deliveries

Call us today on 020 8801 5497 to order your HVO and cut your greenhouse gas emissions!

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You'll never experience business downtime with our 24/7 service, 365 days a year.

Nationwide Delivery

With depots located all over the UK, our delivery times are some of the best in the industry.

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