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Oct 11, 2019
Velocys announces negative emission fuels project in Mississippi, US
Biodiesel News
Oct 9, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Neste has opened a new office in Hoofddorp, in greater Amsterdam in the Netherlands, which will serve as a global hub for the company’s rapidly expanding renewable aviation business. The company also announced the launch of its Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ to fleet customers in the Netherlands. “The opening of our new office in the Netherlands... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 8, 2019
At the 40th International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly, airlines have welcomed support for the aviation industry’s sustainability programmes. The issue of the environment was top of the agenda during the week-long meeting of governments and industry stakeholders in Montreal, Canada. During the event, ICAO member states agreed to address the possibility... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 8, 2019
US ethanol association the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has welcomed two new ethanol producer members: Heron Lake Bioenergy (HLBE) and Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE). HLBE, which is located in Heron Lake, Minnesota in the US operates a 65-million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant, which employs 40 full-time staff members and has around 1,200 investors. “Over... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 8, 2019
Canada-headquartered multinational materials distributor Targray has opened its biodiesel terminal in Antwerp, Belgium. The biofuels storage and blending facility operates 24/7, and will serve fuel producers, distributors, traders and retailers in European markets. The facility is strategically located in Europe’s largest petrochemical centre, while Antwerp has good... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 7, 2019
Renewable fuel manufacturer Gevo has supplied sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to support carbon neutrality goals in the aviation industry. The company’s customer and fuel suppliers, Avfuel, has partnered with Avflight Salina at Salina Regional Airport and Henderson Executive Airport to provide SAF for aircraft flying to the Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 7, 2019
Following a number of ethanol plant shut downs in the US states of Minnesota and Iowa, US Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Representative Cindy Axne (D-IA) have urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to document the impact of small refinery waivers on farm income, commodity prices and renewable fuel usage. In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Klobuchar... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 7, 2019
Finnish renewable diesel and aviation fuel provider Neste has announced the opening of a new office in Düsseldorf, Germany, to serve as a hub for its Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business unit. This unit provides the plastics and chemicals industries with solutions derived from biomass and chemically recycled plastic waste, helping companies to reduce their dependence... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 7, 2019
A new nationwide US survey conducted by Morning Consult has found strong support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Support for the latter has reached its highest level since the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) began polling on RFS support in 2016. The survey additionally found that registered voters opposed the Trump administration’s exemptions... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 4, 2019
The White House has announced US President Donald Trump’s plan to uphold the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by ensuring that biofuels blending targets are accurately met each year. Under the new agreement, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been directed to properly account for future small refinery exemptions in annual RFS rules. It... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 4, 2019
The Government of Québec in Canada has released a draft regulation that requires the increased use of renewable fuels in the province. The new renewable fuels standard, which has been applauded by industry association Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), proposes a market-based mechanism to incentivise low-carbon biofuels. Ethanol in gasoline has been set at a minimum... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 4, 2019
Dutch airline KLM has signed a Letter of Intent with global technology company Microsoft to advance sustainable air travel. Under the agreement, Microsoft has committed to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), building on KLM’s Corporate Biofuel Program. The SAF to be bought by Microsoft will equate to the total volume used on all flights undertaken by Microsoft... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 3, 2019
The idling of an ethanol plant – even if temporary – sends damaging shockwaves throughout the entire community in which the facility operates, including the immediate loss of a local market for corn and a sudden drop in local corn prices. According to a new case study conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), the idling of an ethanol plant can cause local... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 3, 2019
Dutch company SkyNRG has launched its Board Now programme, which will allow companies to reduce their business air travel emissions at the same time as contributing to the development of a new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facility. The programme is reportedly the first in the world to enable companies to contribute directly to the development of SAF, and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 2, 2019
Renewable fuel producer Neste has strengthened its partnership with European airline Lufthansa in the development of renewable aviation solutions. The airline will use Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), blended with fossil jet fuel, on flights departing from Frankfurt in Germany. “We are very happy to continue our collaboration with Lufthansa, a company that... [Read More]


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