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Jan 21, 2022
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Biodiesel News
Jan 21, 2022
Sandvik’s Mobiles business unit and Cat dealer Finning revealed they have successfully tested hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) with C series Cat engines without making new modifications. The test could pave the way for the renewable synthetic diesel powering large, mobile crushing and screening equipment from Sandvik. Forming a part in both companies journey towards... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 21, 2022
A new list shows the trucks, buses, engines, and other commercial vehicles that have been approved by the manufacturers to run on higher blends of biodiesel. These range from Caterpillar to DEUTZ, MAN and MTU to Scania and Volvo. They can be fuelled with a proportion of 10 percent (B10), 20 percent (B20), 30 percent (B30) or pure biodiesel (B100). By using biodiesel,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 20, 2022
Members of the oneworld alliance intend to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis. This is for their operations at San Francisco International Airport - further signifying the alliance’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Once finalised, the agreements will cover the delivery of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 20, 2022
Green Fuels’ is reinforcing its commitment to its biodiesel refining in Latin America by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Telfer Tanks. This concerns the deployment and operation of distributed-scale biodiesel production facilities in the Republic of Panama. The project’s objective is to refine biodiesel and advanced biofuels for the distributed energy,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 20, 2022
Bilfinger Tebodin has successfully delivered engineering, procurement, overall project and construction management services (EPCM) for the Swiss firm Clariant in Romania. Its first full-scale commercial sunliquid® plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues is mechanically complete and is now ready for start-up. The flagship plant will... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 19, 2022
The National Biodiesel Board has unveiled its new name and new brand - Clean Fuels Alliance America. The organisation said that its transformation to Clean Fuels helps the industry represent all its industry members: biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuels. “Our industry has seen and will continue to see significant growth as the world around us... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 19, 2022
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is building the UK’s first hybrid high speed passenger ferries, which will launch later this year. The new boats will use excess power from their biofuel-powered engines to re-charge their batteries for the central London stretch. The hybrid design will allow the new vessels to operate solely on battery power while transporting commuters... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 19, 2022
Sustainable biofuels led to record greenhouse gas savings of over 13.2 million tonnes in 2020, new data revealed. A press conference in the run-up to the 19th International Conference on Renewable Mobility Fuels of the Future 2022 addressed the contribution that sustainable renewable fuels has already made to mitigating climate change. That means an additional saving... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 18, 2022
Biofuel firms are predicted to reach less than 50% the renewable diesel production projected by the US government by 2025, as a result of policy and feedstock constraints. According to a study released by consultancy Cerulogy, numerous petroleum refiners across North America were planning to convert facilities to process waste and vegetable oils into renewable fuels. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 18, 2022
Envirotainer and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) have announced a new collaboration on sustainability. Envirotainer, which concentrates on cold chain solutions for air transportation of pharmaceuticals, is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). It and AFKLMP Cargo each have a strong focus on sustainability and are pursuing multiple initiatives with... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 18, 2022
Ross Aviation, in partnership with fuel supplier Avfuel Corporation, is offering customers sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its California location. The announcement comes ahead of Ross Aviation welcoming traffic to Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Palm Springs when the PGA golf tour comes to La Quinta on January 20. Having accepted its first load of SAF on January... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2022
Indonesia's energy ministry plans to begin road tests for a biodiesel programme using 40% palm based bio-content (B40) from February. A senior government official said that the world's largest palm oil producer mandated that biodiesel sold in the country be blended with 30% of palm-based biodiesel to cut its energy imports and increase consumption of palm oil - the feedstock... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2022
Spliethoff Group has begun trials using biofuel on its vessels in its drive to reduce its CO2 emissions. The first trial took place between June and November last year on BigLift Shipping’s HTV BigLift Baffin. The vessel was supplied with a blend of 50% FAME based biofuel – a second generation biofuel, made from waste streams – and 50% conventional HFO. The objective... [Read More]

Features
Jan 17, 2022
Feedstock pretreatment using a technological adsorbent always requires subsequent removal of the processing aid from the feedstock through a suitable technique. In refineries, this is often implemented by means of leaf filters, where the adsorbent is captured in metal screens with a defined mesh, building a filter cake. A significant amount of contaminants is also removed... [Read More]


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