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Jun 19, 2024
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Biodiesel News
Jun 18, 2024
Finnish Valtra, a globally operating tractor manufacturer belonging to AGCO Corporation, has reached a significant milestone by having used altogether 5 million litres of Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ as a factory-fill fuel as well as in testing and in its factory forklift trucks at its Suolahti factory. By replacing fossil fuel with Neste’s renewable diesel, Valtra... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 17, 2024
Following a successful six-month pilot, Ocean Network Express (ONE) UK, in partnership with Freightliner, will extend their commitment to use HVO100 fuel for all cargo transportation via rail. A 100% renewable fuel, HVO is made from raw materials such as vegetable oils, waste-based fat and oil from the food industry. Switching to HVO can reduce CO2 emissions by up to... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 14, 2024
There are just four days to go before the annual Biofuels Conference and Expo and SAF Summit takes place on June 18-19 – we look forward to seeing you there. The event will once again be held at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, which so successfully hosted the conference last year. For the first time the two-day event will include a Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 14, 2024
OMV Petrom will invest approximately €750 million at Petrobrazi to transform the refinery into the first major producer of sustainable fuels in the region. The company has made the final investment decision to build a SAF/HVO facility along with two facilities for green hydrogen which will be used in the production of biofuels. Christina Verchere, CEO OMV Petrom,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 13, 2024
Neste has supplied sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Emirates for flights departing from Singapore Changi Airport. Emirates has become the first international visiting carrier using SAF supplied at the airport from Neste’s Singapore refinery. To meet Emirates’ needs, over 2,600 tons (3.3 million liters) of blended SAF have been supplied into the fueling system... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 13, 2024
Neogen®, an innovative leader in food safety solutions, has launched the new CelluSmart technology from Megazyme® for the measurement of cellulosic ethanol from biofuel production. In creating this industry-first technology, Neogen improved upon the previous National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) procedure, introducing a yeast-degrading cocktail (YDC). With these... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 13, 2024
With the UK government setting the net-zero target of decarbonisation by 2050 for all sectors, many industries are seeking a replacement for traditional fossil fuels to help meet these requirements. One such option is renewable diesel and Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO fuel) as alternatives, which seem to be gathering speed in popularity, with Zemo estimating that as... [Read More]

Features
Jun 12, 2024
Tomsa Destil, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, has more than 170 years of experience providing engineering solutions worldwide for the alcohol industry (fuel, industrial and potable). The company's scope of supply includes the design, manufacture, installation, operation of equipment and processes for the extraction, fermentation, distillation and waste management of the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 11, 2024
Radius, owner and operator of the UK Fuels network, has expanded its Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) offering to give customers access to the sustainable fuel at more sites. Radius’s UK Fuels network is already one of the largest in the UK with over 3,700 fuel stations. With 45 of those sites now offering HVO, it is the largest HVO fuel card network in the UK. Paving... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 10, 2024
Vietnam Airlines has operated its first flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. A Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 was refuelled with blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Changi Airport in Singapore for its return flight to Hanoi, Vietnam on May 27. This milestone marks Vietnam Airlines as the first airline in Vietnam's history to utilise SAF for commercial... [Read More]

Policy News
Jun 7, 2024
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has sent a letter to the representatives of the European Commission regarding the dumping of Chinese biodiesel on the European market. The letter was sent to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Commissioner Kadri Simson, Commissioner Thierry Breton, Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 7, 2024
There are 11 days to go before the annual Biofuels Conference and Expo and SAF Summit takes place on June 18-19. The event will once again be held at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, which so successfully hosted the conference last year. For the first time the two-day event will include a Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit, which will be held in an adjoining conference... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 6, 2024
Chinese biofuel producers plan to invest more than $1 billion (€0.9 billion) in the country’s first plants to turn waste cooking oil into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), according to Reuters. China is the world’s second largest aviation market and the announcement of its policy on SAF use for 2030 could lead to billions of dollars of investment in the sector, it... [Read More]

Features
Jun 6, 2024
Gadot Belgium operates a privately-owned, 23 hectare multimodal terminal in the heart of Europe at the North Sea Port Ghent in Belgium. The terminal handles over 300,000 metric tonnes of biofuels at its site and has recently added the storage and handling of renewable feedstock to its business model. Gadot sees biofuels and related business as an important driver for... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 5, 2024
The major turnaround with scheduled maintenance of Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland has now been successfully completed and refining of crude oil as well as renewable and circular raw materials into more than 100 different products to customers globally continues. “We completed a major maintenance shutdown in a condensed time frame. Neste has moved to a shorter... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 5, 2024
CPM, a leading solutions provider of process equipment and engineered technologies, announced the acquisition of Innovative Pelleting Solutions and its high-capacity, direct drive pellet mill technology invented by Graf Equipment. The new technology brings to the CPM biomass portfolio a high capacity, direct drive pellet mill capable of processing various biomass feedstocks.... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 5, 2024
The International Grains Council (IGC) expects smaller harvests in Russia and Ukraine in its latest forecast. Consequently, 2024/25 global sunflower seed output of 57.1 million tonnes will remain below the previous year's record of 57.4 million tonnes. In April 2024, IGC saw world production at 58.1 million tonnes. The reason for lowering its expectations is that above-average... [Read More]


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