Greentech Solution Inc.

Company History

1992 - 2009 before the Establishment of GTS

1992 Started research and development (R&D) of producing energy from biomass (*BDF) at Graduate School of Environmental Engineering, Kyoto University.
*BDF: Biodiesel fuel, **BHCS: Biomass recycling through Blast Hydrolysis Conversion System.
Dec 1996 Started technical development and engineering consulting of BDF commercial production starting with the local government of Kyoto city (Forerunner of CDM Consulting).
Dec 1997 Exhibited BDF technology at COP3(by Forerunner of CDM Consulting).
Oct 1999 US patent acquired for BDF ”Process and apparatus for producing diesel fuel oil from waste edible oil”. Basic patent for waterless(dry method) BDF production.
Sep 2001 US Patent acquired for BDF “Method of producing fatty acid alkyl ester from fat and oil” (USP6288251). Basic patent for supercritical method.
Apr 2003 Established CDM Consulting Co., Ltd. (Address: Hachobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo). Purpose of business is to actively promote BDF production throughout Japan and R&D of renewable biomass
Aug 2006 Patent acquired for BDF “Method of producing composite fatty acid alkyl ester” (No. 3842273) Patent for improving BDF production through supercritical method.
Nov 2006 Patent acquired for BDF “Biodiesel fuel additive” (No. 3884449). Enables the use of BDF in cold regions using pour-point depressant.
Mar 2007 Patent acquired for BDF “Method of producing biodiesel fuel from acidic fat and degraded oil (No. 39344630). Technology established for improving quality of BDF produced.
Jun 2007 Joint patent application with Kyoto University “Method of producing composite fatty acid alkyl ester” Acquired US Patent (USP7227030), Singapore (No. 108553), China (№ZL03813636, 8).
2008 Jan Completion of Fuchigami Co., Ltd’s “Kurume Biodiesel Project” using CDM technology. Production capacity: more than 2 kl/day. First ] “Model Demonstration Project of Local Biofuel Use” recognized by Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Fisheries (MAFF). First plant to comply with the standards of the “Revised Quality Assurance Law” established on March, 2007.
Mar 2009 Completion of “Akita Biodiesel Project” of BIO ENERGIES JAPAN Co. using CDM technology. Production capacity: more than 6 kiloliters/day. Second “Model Demonstration Project of Local Biofuel Use” recognized by MAFF.
Partner company in the “Jatropha Green Fuel Production Plants Development Consortium”
*The Consortium consisted of the Graduate School of Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Plant High Technology Institute, an auto company, other national universities, companies, and CDM Consulting Co., Ltd.
May 2009 Started trial run of “Okayama Biodiesel Project” of Biodiesel Okayama Co., Ltd. using technology of CDM. Production capacity: more9 than 4 kiloliters/day. Third “Model Demonstration Project of Local Biofuel Use” recognized by MAFF.
Jul 2009 Received research and development consignment from New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan for biomass energy technology. Participants: Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Plant High Technology Institute, Ryukyu University, CDM Consulting and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nov 2009 Patent acquired for BDF “Process for producing fatty acid alkyl ester from fats”.
Dec 2009 CDM Biodiesel Project qualified for government subsidy from the Ministry of Environment of Japan as “Grant-aided Project for the 2009 Promotion of the Use of Eco-Fuels.” Please refer to the following link (in Japanese only)
CDM Biodiesel Project was accepted and qualified for government subsidy by the Ministry of Agriculture, and Fisheries of Japan as “Model Demonstration Project of Local Biofuel Use 2009 (2nd Public Issue).”

2010(GTS設立)~現在

Feb 2010 Greentech Solution Inc. established.
Jul 2010 Test Operation of Joyo Industries BDF plant which utilized CDM Consulting technology. BDF production 4 kL/day.
Nov 2010 Clean Energy Expo Asia 2010 (Singapore) exhibitor. Overseas business expansion focusing on countries in the ASEAN .
Jan 2011 Test run operation using BDF was successfully completed at Coca Cola Shanghai (Test period; November 15, 201 to December 31, 2010). Light diesel oil containing 25%(B25) of our BDF produced from waste edible oil was used by Coca Cola Shanghai's delivery trucks.
“Jatropha Green Fuel Production Plants Development Consortium” Completed. New business model to be created based on the results of Consortium.
Nov 2011 Started experimental endurance test for electricity generation using BDF, in the form of joint reserach with Yammer Energy System Co., Ltd. and Best Trading Inc.
Dec 2011 Agreement made with Jatrodiesel Inc. of USA to license patens related to our supercritical method for BDF production.
Mar 2012 Patent acquired for BDF “BDF containing fatty-acid metallic compound”.
Obtained BDF test results from Yammer Energy System Co., Ltd. :Test operation has reached to cumulative total of 500 hours with their engine constantly kept in good condition.
Jul 2012 Feed-in Tariff Scheme for Renewable Energy enforced(Ref. Page 26). Both BDF and BHCS technologies are applicable to the scheme.
Aug 2012 Patent acquired for BDF “Process for production of biodiesel fuel compositions and equipment therefor.”

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