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Dec 11, 2018
Finnair to launch biofuel offsetting service in 2019
POLICY NEWS
Dec 10, 2018
A new multi-landmark report has been released by government-led, multi-stakeholder initiative Biofuture Platform detailing how biofuels and bioproducts ‘must play an integral role’ in the future of the global energy transition. Entitled Creating the Biofuture: A Report on the State of the Low Carbon Bioeconomy, the report... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 10, 2018
The ongoing legal dispute between renewable fuels and chemicals company Aemetis and cellulosic and biorefining technology company Edeniq has “many years of litigation ahead”, according to Aemetis Chairman and CEO Eric McAfee. In a statement issued last week, Edeniq announced that Aemetis’ claims had been dismissed on... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 7, 2018
North American fuel company Gevo announced that it has signed a joint agreement with technology licensor Renmatix to evaluate the commercial feasibility of creating renewable jet fuel with Renmatix’s Plantrose process and Gevo’s Gift technology. The Plantrose process involves converting biomass, mainly plant materials, into cellulosic sugar,... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 7, 2018
Major US biofuel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has announced Cynthia CJ Warner as the company’s new president and chief executive officer. Warner's appointment was made by the company’s Board of Directors. She will take on the president and CEO positions effective 14 January 2019. Her predecessor, Randy... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 6, 2018
Norway is planning to become the ‘first’ country to stop its biofuels industry from importing palm oil, due to its links with ‘catastrophic’ deforestation, according to The Independent. The vote obtained majority government support, covering Norway’s entire fuel market. According to the report, the vote took... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Ontario’s Government for the People has announced a new, made-in-Ontario environment plan. The proposed climate change solution claims that new regulations should help lower greenhouse gas emissions and support communities to protect themselves from climate change. The plan specifies how it will carry out particular climate action... [Read More]

POLICY NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
The revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDll) policy, first outlined by The European Commission at the end of 2016, has now been officially adopted by the Council of the European Union. Among other things, it has finalised and set a minimum blending mandate for advanced... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Reuters is reporting that the European Commission has proposed reinstating anti-subsidy duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel. A surge in biodiesel shipments from Latin America into the EU has threatened the industry and pushed the proposed renewal from the European Commission, Reuters claims, citing an EU... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
German car manufacturer Volkswagen announced that its R33 BlueDiesel (R33) biofuel has successfully completed its testing phase. According to Volkswagen, the ‘innovative’ biodiesel can save upwards of 20% in carbon emissions compared to conventional fuels. R33 was developed by Volkswagen and the Coburg University among other project partners.... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
According to the University of York, scientists who have been studying the digestive system of a wood-eating crustacean have recently discovered that it may have the answer to sustainably converting wood into biofuel. Small marine invertebrates, Gribble have evolved to perform an important ecological role... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
US economic adviser Larry Kudlow announced that the Trump administration wants to end subsidies for various renewable energy sources and electric cars, according to Reuters. The statement comes after car manufacturer General Motors announced various plant closures and layoffs, terminating production of its electric car:... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 3, 2018
The EPA announced that it has finalised the required renewable fuel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for 2019, as well as biomass-based diesel for 2020. “Issuing the annual renewable volume obligations rule on time is extremely important to all stakeholders impacted by the Renewable Fuel... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 30, 2018
Trials of the ‘world’s first’ zero emission drop-in marine biofuel have been completed, according to GoodFuels Marine. According to a statement, the trials of the fungible marine biofuel have been carried out with Norden, a bulker and tanker owner and operator. ‘Hundreds’ of tonnes of GoodFuels’ Bio-Fuel... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 29, 2018
Reuters reports that BP’s chief executive for biofuels, Mario Lindenhayn has said that the latest biofuels policy in Brazil has improved the outlook for ethanol production. Brazil expects that by 2020 its policy, RenovaBio will be enacted. The policy should face no obstacles and won’ be stopped... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Nov 28, 2018
New research has evaluated a number of specific regions across the United States and concluded Florida is the best for algae production. According to a statement, the 19 month long study involving scientists from NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) and Arizona State University (ASU) concluded that Florida’s... [Read More]

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