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Jun 25, 2024
Global biodiesel supplies rise to record highs
Biodiesel News
Jun 25, 2024
OMV has started up its co-processing plant at the Schwechat refinery in Austria. Almost €200 million has been invested to allow up to 160,000 metric tons of liquid biomass being converted into high-quality renewable hydrogenated vegetable oil components. These more sustainable blending components will be used also for formulation of OMV’s MaxxMotion Diesel. It... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 24, 2024
Amtrak has replaced more than a million gallons of fossil fuel with renewable diesel in the past 12 months. The company has began integrating climate resilience and sustainability design measures into capital projects and it has finalised plans to host its first clean energy generation facility. “Passenger rail is widely recognised as one of the most sustainable modes... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 24, 2024
EU-27 soy supply is expected to increase further in the 2024/2025 marketing season. The main reason for the anticipated larger 2024 harvest volume is the larger area sown, whereas yields are seen to decline slightly. The soybean output within the European Union more than tripled over the past 10 years. The EU Commission expects the soybean harvest this year to amount... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 21, 2024
The Sedona-Oak Creek Airport Authority (SOCAA) — in partnership with leading aviation fuel supplier, Avfuel Corporation, and the airport’s fixed base operator (FBO), Red Rock Aviation — has announced that Sedona Airport now offers sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The airport is Avfuel’s first location to offer SAF in the state of Arizona, positioning it as a... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 21, 2024
CPM Holdings (CPM) has unveiled its new state-of-the-art facility to serve the animal feed, oilseed, alternative fuel and other industries. The new site in Waterloo, Iowa, produces a wide variety of equipment including pellet mills, flaking mills, hammermills, roller mills, pellet crumblers and related aftermarket parts. The 172,960-square-foot building includes space... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 21, 2024
Chevron Lummus Global LLC (CLG) said its ISOTERRA technology has been selected for a groundbreaking sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) project in China. CLG will provide the technology license, engineering services, and supply proprietary equipment and catalysts for this first-of-its-kind facility. "We are honored to be entrusted with advancing China's sustainability goals... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 20, 2024
bp has agreed to acquire Bunge’s 50% holding interest in its bp Bunge Bioenergia joint venture, one of Brazil’s leading biofuels-producing companies. Upon completion, bp will become sole owner of the industrial scale sugarcane and ethanol business, enabling bp to accelerate value creation through integration with bp’s trading and technology capabilities. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 20, 2024
US production of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) has noticeably picked up pace over recent years. Today, it accounts for an even larger share than biodiesel, according to recent information published by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA said around 19.9 million tonnes of biodiesel including HVO were produced in the US in the calendar year 2023.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 19, 2024
100% renewable Superethanol-E85 could act as an alternative to fossil fuels to cut back on CO2 emissions in road transport as well as emissions of regulated pollutants, according to ePURE. New research points to 100% renewable Superethanol-E85 as a viable replacement for fossil fuels to reduce carbon dioxide emissions produced by transport. While the European Union... [Read More]

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]


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