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May 21, 2019
Japanese consortium collaborates on biofuel test engine
BIODIESEL NEWS
May 20, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Neste has teamed up with AirBP to offer an option to refuel with sustainable aviation fuel at Caen airport in France. Produced by Neste, the sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) is being supplied to Caen Carpiquet airport by AirBP. The fuel is produced from non-palm... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 20, 2019
Advanced renewable fuels producer Aemetis’ subsidiary in India, Universal Biofuels India, has landed a large biodiesel supply contract. The customer is a multi-site mining company, which will use the biodiesel to fuel dump trucks and other heavy diesel equipment at mine sites in southern and central India. According... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
May 17, 2019
The California Energy Commission has approved almost $11 million (€9.8 million) for projects in clean energy, including biofuels, renewable gas and microgrids. Technology & Investment Solutions was awarded a $2 million grant to demonstrate a more sustainable and cost-effective method for creating biomethane from food waste using... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 17, 2019
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a joint investigation with the Dutch authorities into certain aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy. According to a release from the SFO, searches were carried out at the end of April at five sites across the UK and additional... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 17, 2019
The European Commission (EC) has chosen to repeal the anti-dumping duty on the import of ethanol from the US, overturning a decision made in 2013. In announcing its decision, the EC concluded that removal of the duty would not increase the chance of dumping of US ethanol... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 14, 2019
Customers travelling on Savonlinja busses will be able to choose a lower emission journey from mid-May 2019, according to a release from renewable diesel producer Neste. Under a collaboration with Neste, Savonlinja will introduce a Green Travel surcharge in addition to a normal bus ticket price. Customers... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 14, 2019
Advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company Aemetis has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. According to the company, significant milestones took place during Q1, including entry into the biomethane industry with a project in California, expansion of Aemetis’ India plant pretreatment capacity to... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 14, 2019
Biotechnology company Edeniq has announced that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved two Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production from corn kernel fibre. The two facilities, a 90 million gallon per year corn ethanol plant in Jackson, Nebraska and a 150 million gallon per... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 13, 2019
The US Grains Council (USGC) is working with the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) to encourage the use of ethanol as transport fuel in South Korea. The Asian nation is currently the fifth largest international market for American ethanol, however only imports ethanol... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 13, 2019
US ethanol producer Green Plains has reported a net loss of $42.8 million (€38.1 million) for the first quarter of 2019, compared with a net loss of $24.1 million for Q1 2018. Revenues for the quarter were $642.3 million, down from $1 billion the year prior, largely... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 13, 2019
Quantum Energy and its subsidiary FTPM Resources have entered a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a targeted company that designs, manufactures, operates and sells modular biorefineries. The patented biorefineries are available in one million, two million and five million gallon per year capacities and produce alternative... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 10, 2019
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed an increase in the volume of biofuels that refiners must blend into fuel they produce for 2020, Reuters reports. The agency has proposed an increase to 20.04 billion gallons per year for 2020, up from current levels of... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
May 10, 2019
Clean energy company Khmelnytsky Biofuel Power Plant has announced plans to construct a 130 MW biofuel power plant in the Khmelnytsky region of Ukraine. A report in the Ukrainian environmental impact assessment (EIA) register stated that the biofuels facility will use 270,000 tonnes of straw annually to... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 9, 2019
German biofuels producer VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie has reported a 143% year-on-year EBITDA increase for the first nine months of the 2018/2019 financial year, driven by increased production volumes of biodiesel and biomethane. According to the company, earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for the nine-month... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
May 9, 2019
Multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil has committed to investing up to $100 million (€89.3 million) over a ten-year period into the research and development of lower emissions technologies, including biofuels. Through collaborations with the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and National Energy Technology... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
May 8, 2019
Lecturers from Loughborough University in the UK have been awarded £200,000 from the Department for Transport (DfT) for research into the development of sustainable bioenergy systems. The grant has been granted to Dr Jin Xuan, senior lecturer in low carbon processes, Dr Tanja Radu, lecturer in water... [Read More]

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