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Nov 25, 2020
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Nov 25, 2020
A coalition of US biofuels and agricultural trade groups filed a motion asking the courts to enforce its 2017 decision over the improper waiver of 500 million gallons of biofuel demand. In the court of appeals hearing, the group demanded that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) address the renewable volume obligation (RVO) controversy. The coalition, which... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2020
Uniper Energy DMCC (UED) and Neutral Fuels have announced they will collaborate to provide maritime biofuel. UED supplies very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and Neutral Fuels has been one of the pioneers behind the commercial viability of net zero biofuels to replace fossil fuels. The two companies will blend UED’s VLSFO and Neutral Fuels biofuel, in Fujairah, UAE,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2020
The EU-27 plus the UK imported around 2.1 million tonnes of rapeseed in the first four months of the 2020/21 season. This was a 24% decline compared to the same period last year, but approximately 34% more than in 2018/19. The fluctuations were due to the rapeseed harvest volumes. In the crop year 2019/20, rapeseed production in the EU-27 plus UK was just under 15%... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 23, 2020
Vending machines are being used to dispense liquid bioethanol to customers across Nairobi in Kenya. Designed and built by KOKO Networks, these machines are being installed inside local shops to provide fuel in small quantities for daily cooking. These form part of a solution to a widespread problem in African cities - how to get clean fuel for cooking into homes safely... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 23, 2020
HVO provider Green Biofuels has been selected as the sole provider of fuel for the construction of a new leisure development. PEAK is a phased development of an all-year leisure, education, wellness, and entertainment destination based on 300 acres of reclaimed parkland at the edge of the Peak District National Park and Chesterfield in the UK. The multi-million-pound... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 20, 2020
Velocys has thrown its support behind the UK Government’s 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution. The new proposal announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson will mobilise £12 billion (€13.4 billion) of government investment in areas such as ‘jet zero’ and sustainable shipping. The action plan, it is argued, will create and support up to 250,000 jobs. Commenting... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 20, 2020
Neutral Fuels has created a mobile app to enable tighter control of the collection and delivery of used cooking oil (UCO). The biofuel maker collects thousands of litres of UCO from McDonald’s restaurants in Dubai every day and delivers them to its refinery. Here the waste oil is processed into Net Zero biofuel for its customers, creating a self-sufficient closed... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 19, 2020
The UK Government’s 10 point plan for a green industrial revolution has been welcomed by Sustainable Aviation. The new proposal will mobilise £12 billion (€13.4 billion) of government investment and potential three times as much from the private sector in areas such as ‘jet zero’ and sustainable shipping. The action plan, it is argued, will create and support... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 19, 2020
A Sustainable Aviation Fuel Act, an innovative bill that takes a first step toward cutting the climate-harming pollution from aircraft, has been introduced in the US. The bill, introduced by Julia Brownley (D-CA), sets clear targets for the aviation sector to cut emissions to put the sector on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050. The bill provides incentives for the... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 18, 2020
A total of 65% of Germans have a positive attitude towards biofuels, a new survey has discovered. The work was recently carried out by Kantar market research institute on behalf of the biofuels industry. About 70% of respondents said they would use biofuels in their vehicles provided that production was sustainable and that greenhouse gases were cut by at least 60%... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 18, 2020
A motorcycle using E10 fuel has been successfully developed and trialled. Nova Pangaea Technologies, the UK based clean tech company, carried out the experiment at its headquarters in Redcar. The trial, which took place on 30 October, featured its REFNOVA process that converts agricultural residues into valuable products for biofuels. CEO Sarah Ellerby said: “This... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 18, 2020
The Government’s decision to phase-out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles by 2035 has been welcomed by the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). The REA represents around 550 companies, including more than 150 operating across the production and distribution of renewable transport fuels,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 17, 2020
Leaders from across the UK’s Sustainable Aviation coalition have written to the Prime Minister to reaffirm the industry’s commitment to achieving net zero by 2050. The organisation is calling for a strengthened partnership between Government and the aviation sector to achieve the goal of making zero-emissions flight possible. In the letter, the coalition has called... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 17, 2020
The Biofuture Platform is leading calls for urgent collaboration from policymakers following a 12% drop in biofuel output this year announced in the International Energy Agency. The multi-stakeholder initiative designed to take action on climate change by promoting international coordination on the sustainable low-carbon bioeconomy, has labelled this as a potentially... [Read More]


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