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Nov 26, 2021
German coalition government’s ‘green‘ agenda welcomed
Bioethanol News
Nov 26, 2021
Brussels Airport’s Stargate project has been officially launched. Brussels Airport will be working with a consortium of 21 partners on some 30 concrete projects to make aviation and airports greener and more sustainable in the next five years. Stargate includes building a biofuel blending installation at the airport, electric ground handling material and testing a... [Read More]

Nov 26, 2021
Moto GP has revealed that all its classes will run on 100% fossil free fuels by 2027. The motorcycle racing sport will also shift to at least 40% fossil-free by 2024. The fuels will either be laboratory-created, using components sourced from a carbon capture scheme, or derived from municipal waste or non-food biomass, thereby achieving significant savings in greenhouse... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 25, 2021
Vietnamese government officials announced it has revised its Most Favoured Nation (MFN) tariff rates meaning it will reduce the import tax on corn from all origins to 2% from 5% and zero out the tax on wheat. “This is great news for US. products as it levels the playing field with our competitors from the Black Sea and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 25, 2021
Global production of vegetable oils continues to increase in the 2021/22 crop year to reach new record highs. An expected decline in rapeseed oil output was offset by production increases in palm, sunflower and soybean oil. According to the recent USDA outlook, 2021/22 global production of vegetable oils will amount to 214.8 million tonnes. This was an 8.21 million... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 25, 2021
Air bp has announced its first sale of ISCC PLUS certified sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Spain. Air bp’s aviation customer NetJets Europe became the first to purchase the fuel earlier in the summer. The SAF is supplied locally from bp’s Castellon refinery and available across the Air bp network in Spain. Waste based sustainable feedstocks is procured by the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2021
Indonesia’s palm oil exports and production this year are both likely to fall for a second straight year, the vice chairman of the country’s palm oil association (GAPKI) said. The expected decline at the world’s top producer is due to a sharp drop of crude palm oil exports and output issues. Total palm oil exports are expected to fall for a second year by 0.34%... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced further extensions for oil refiners to comply with past-due Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) obligations from 2019 and 2020, which the agency previously extended in April. The EPA has still not issued 2021 and 2022 RFS rules or the 2023 volumes or announced decisions on pending small refinery exemptions. Kurt Kovarik,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2021
AP Moller-Maersk’s towing subsidiary Svitzer has revealed that following a successful pilot, it will convert its fleet of 10 tugs along the Thames in the UK to be powered by marine biofuel. Replacing marine fuel oil with the carbon neutral biofuel in London and Medway enables Svitzer to offer a new towage solution – Ecotow – to its customers. This will unlock about... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 23, 2021
Scientists have developed a way to make a better sustainable aviation fuel from soybean oil. The team from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Peoria, Illinois, studied how fatty acids from soybean oil can be turned into an array of industrial products normally made from petroleum, including fuel, ink and paints. One appeal of plant-based products is that they... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 23, 2021
Shell plans to build a biofuels plant in Singapore to help the company meet its target of halving emissions by 2030. The company intends to construct a 550,000-tonne a year biofuels plant that can make hydrogen from cooking oils and animal fats, which are then used to produce diesel for road transport, aviation fuel or chemicals, according to a statement from the company.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 23, 2021
Celtic Renewables hosted media from all over the world as COP26 arrived at the company’s country of origin earlier this month. The company was featured live on ITV’s Good Morning Britain while also appearing on the Australian evening news. The company was also showcased in UN Ambassador Sacha Dench’s documentary on sustainability “Discovering the Green Revolution”... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 22, 2021
ePURE’s Emmanuel Desplechin will survey the EU legislative landscape for biofuels and road transport decarbonisation when he addresses biofuels' delegates next year. The organisation’s secretary general will focus on the sweeping new “Fit for 55” proposals at the Biofuels International Conference and Expo in March. Desplechin will stress that the EU has set important... [Read More]

Features
Nov 22, 2021
While overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions declined in Europe by 22.5% from 1990 to 2018, total transport emissions increased by more than 23%[1].The EU envisages net-zero emissions by 2050, with almost all sectors showing progress toward this goal, but transport being the notable exception. The rise of total transport emissions was led by road transport, which grew... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 22, 2021
Arbor Renewable Gas has selected a 53-acre site for its first renewable biofuel plant. The Spindletop Plant is located in Beaumont, Texas, and was selected for its access to critical infrastructure and feedstock. The plant will produce approximately 1,000 barrels per day of high quality “drop-in” renewable fuel. The biofuel will be produced from woody biomass generated... [Read More]


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