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May 6, 2021
Munich Airport sets a course for sustainable aviation
Features
May 6, 2021
Pollution and air quality have been a major issue for discussion in various countries. In Pakistan, urbanisation and industrialisation have led to an increase in vehicle and factory emissions. Air pollution is strongly linked to health issues and according to (WHO, 2018), it is a major cause of various deadly diseases such as cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 5, 2021
Ocean Network Express (ONE) has successfully completed a second trial of sustainable marine biofuel onboard the M/V MOL Experience. The specifications of the second trial were different from the first trial, with the mixing ratio three times higher in biofuel content, taking ONE another step closer to reducing its carbon footprint. M/V MOL Experience was refuelled... [Read More]

Policy News
May 5, 2021
US President Joe Biden recently announced a 50-52% emissions reduction target from 2005 levels by 2030. This is part of the country’s new Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement with reference to low carbon renewable fuels as part of the strategy to tackle climate change and meet the country’s commitment under the pact. American Coalition for... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 5, 2021
Goodyear Tyre and Rubber has revealed it aims to replace petroleum oil in its tyres by 2040. The company said this announcement will help its supply chain associates to establish practices and make sound environmental decisions related to the growing, harvesting and processing of soybeans. Maureen Thune, VP and chief procurement, said: “Goodyear’s use of soybean... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 4, 2021
The clean air and biofuels industry have received a boost in the state of Washington as the low-carbon fuel standard has come into force. After years of discussion, the HB Bill 1091 was finally passed by the Washington State Senate in early April. The goal of HB 1091 is to put into law a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) in the state of Washington, which will improve... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 4, 2021
Alfa Laval has won an order to supply a feedstock pre-treatment processing line to a petroleum refiner to support the production of renewable diesel (HVO) and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Europe. The order comprises Alfa Laval high-speed separators and various compact heat exchangers along with other equipment, engineering, and services to provide a pre-treatment... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 4, 2021
Business aviation company Jetflite is offering lower-emission private business flights in Finland. Jetflite is committed to sustainable aviation and is reducing greenhouse gas emissions with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. The first lower-emission flight by Jetflite will take place this month. Jetflite, belonging to a large Finnish industrial conglomerate Wihuri... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 30, 2021
Trinity College Dublin in partnership with Ryanair have announced the launch of a new Ryanair Sustainable Aviation Research Centre. This new initiative has been made possible by a €1.5m donation which Trinity will use to seed a multi-disciplinary research team to engage in research around sustainable aviation fuels, zero carbon aircraft propulsion systems and noise... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 30, 2021
Prices for both rapeseed and soybeans have been on an uptick for several months with the former at record levels. Paris rapeseed futures have rallied significantly since the beginning of the year and on 22 April they reached a record high at €595 per tonne. They have maintained this level since then and the reason for latest sharp price surge was the cold snap that... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 30, 2021
Summit Carbon Solutions is to further develop the world’s largest carbon capture and storage project for biorefineries from across the midwestern US to permanent geologic storage sites in North Dakota. In two months since the formal launch announcement in February 2021, Summit Carbon Solutions has expanded relationships across the biorefining industry resulting in... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 29, 2021
Neste will modify its existing renewables production capacity in Rotterdam to enable production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The modifications to the refinery, an investment of approximately €190 million, will enable Neste to optionally produce up to 500,000 tons of SAF per annum as part of the existing capacity. Neste expects the project to be completed in... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 29, 2021
The Continental Refining Company (CRC) announced it is moving forward with plans to invest an additional $20 million (€16.5 million) to acquire and install a soybean crushing, biodiesel refining and blending facility. CRC has completed its evaluation of the project feasibility at the current CRC oil refinery in Somerset, Kentucky. It is making progress with detailed... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 29, 2021
Avfuel Corporation has reached an agreement with Textron Aviation to supply and integrate sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) into its sustainability initiatives. The two companies have agreed that Avfuel will supply Textron Aviation with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its Wichita headquarters. Textron Aviation will use the product for new aircraft deliveries as... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 28, 2021
US President Joe Biden announcement of a 50 to 52% emissions reduction target from 2005 levels by 2030 has been welcomed. This is part of the US’s new Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement with reference to low carbon renewable fuels as part of the strategy to tackle climate change and meet the country’s commitment under the pact. American... [Read More]


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