1995

1995
Collection of used cooking oil (UCO) by the NPO “Earth Environmental Conservation Association,” a former organization of Revo International Inc., has begun in Kyoto.

It was widely recognized that recycling of UCO meant to produce soap for a household use at that time. We are the one who started recycling UCO to “biodiesel fuel.”
1997
Kyoto Protocol was adopted at the 3rd United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP3).
1997 COP3
Hosted a series of PR promotion activity to spread the importance of UCO collection for eco-friendly fuel to neighborhood associations in Kyoto. Hosted a series of PR promotion activity to spread the importance of UCO collection for eco-friendly fuel to neighborhood associations in Kyoto.
Kyoto to the World
Recycling UCO to biodiesel fuel was, perhaps the first successful case in the world. City of Kyoto started the biodiesel production in commercial base.
Kyoto to the World

1999
REVO International Inc. was established by the conversion of NPO organization “Earth Environmental Conservation Association” to a private corporation.

200 garbage trucks began operation using B100 fuel 220 garbage trucks began operation using B100 fuel (a 100% biodiesel) in City of Kyoto
Research and Development of the new fuel technology was started and relative patents was filed.

2000
Research and Development of the new fuel technology was started and relative patents was filed.

95 municipal buses started the commercial service using B20 fuel 95 municipal buses started the commercial service using B20 fuel (20% biodiesel) in City of Kyoto
2004
Kyoto Municipal Waste Edible Oil Fuel Production Facility
2004
“Kyoto Municipal Waste Edible Oil Fuel Production Facility (5,000 liters/day)” was completed on the basis of our technology transfer and started its operation
2005
Eco-racing project Eco-racing project

2005
~ C-FUEL Eco Racing Project ~
Participated & made complete run at “2005 Twin Link Motegi Enjoy Endurance Race” using a 100% C-FUEL, which was the FIRST TIME IN THE WORLD
Participated & made complete run at “K4-GP Fuji 1000km Endurance Race” using a 100% C-FUEL

2006
アジアクロスカントリーラリー Eco-racing project

2006
Complete run at “Asia Cross County Rally,” first time in the world fueled by a 100% biodiesel, finished 14th place in overall.

2007
Delivered a biodiesel plant to PPT in Thailand Dakar Rally 2007

2007
Delivered a biodiesel plant to PPT in Thailand

Participated & made complete run at “Dakar Rally 2007” with our 100% biodiesel “C-FUEL”

C-F. DREAM 07

Completed a small biodiesel production plant “C-F. DREAM 07” with biomass related subsidy of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Yosano, Kyoto prefecture and began its operation by a non-profit organization “Tango Nature Protection Association”

2008
Started a trial plantation of Jatropha trees in Vietnam.

2008
Started a trial plantation of Jatropha trees in Vietnam.

2009
Completion of Kyoto Factory, the largest manufacturing plant of the biodiesel fuel in Japan.

2009
Completion of Kyoto Factory, the largest manufacturing plant of the biodiesel fuel in Japan.

 
2010
Began collecting UCO from game watchers at Nishi Kyogoku Stadium  

2010
Kyoto SANGA(a Japanese professional soccer team)
Began collecting UCO from game watchers at Nishi Kyogoku Stadium

 
2011
Letter of thanks Supplied C-FUEL to devastated areas of Tohoku region right after Tohoku Earthquake (East Japan Earthquake)
2011
Supplied C-FUEL to devastated areas of Tohoku region right after Tohoku Earthquake (East Japan Earthquake)
Isle of Man Cup – Kyoto Ashida Green Future Award 2011

Received “Isle of Man Cup – Kyoto Ashida Green Future Award 2011” given by “UbrainTV Energy Tech Awards 2011”, for being an outstanding environmental technology company.

Started exporting C-FUEL to EU.
2011
Started exporting C-FUEL to EU.
2012
Signing Ceremony of Joint project with Vietnam Railways was held Obtained International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Certificate by the European Commission. Obtained Dutch Double Counting Certificate by Dutch government

Signing Ceremony of Joint project with Vietnam Railways was held

Obtained International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Certificate by the European Commission.
Obtained Dutch Double Counting Certificate by Dutch government

2014
Demonstration run of a Biodiesel fueled motor bike was made at Isle of Man Cup with our C-FUEL  

2014
Demonstration run of a Biodiesel fueled motor bike was made at Isle of Man Cup with our C-FUEL