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Aug 12, 2022
Bordeaux Airport offers permanent supply of SAF
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Aug 11, 2022
Cleantech innovator Celtic Renewables has announced the appointment of two new board members. The news coincides with the completion of the company’s first production facility in Grangemouth and the unveiling of outline plans for a second biorefinery in the north of Scotland. Brett Simpson has been appointed as executive chairman with Eleanor Bentley taking up the... [Read More]

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Aug 10, 2022
Imperial College London is establishing a groundbreaking research institute dedicated to developing clean, safe and sustainable air-travel. Supported by a £25 million (€30 million) philanthropic donation, the Brahmal Vasudevan Institute for Sustainable Aviation will pioneer the breakthroughs and technologies needed to support the aviation industry’s transition to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 9, 2022
GE Aviation has completed successful testing of its Passport long-range business aviation engine using 100 % sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The Passport engine can operate on approved SAF and the recent testing showed the capability of the engine to run on 100% SAF, a lower carbon alternative jet fuel. It was the first time the Passport engine was tested with 100... [Read More]

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Aug 8, 2022
Cranfield University has been awarded £3.1 million (€3.7 million) to advance its sustainable aviation research, both into developing low-carbon aircraft and decarbonising airport logistics. The funding from Research England will also have an immediate impact on reducing or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from flying and airside operations at Cranfield University,... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 5, 2022
Green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has welcomed the UK’s government’s initiative to bring aviation on a path to net zero emissions, but added that the strategy failed to deliver on true solutions to transition the industry. The Government’s plan relies on six measures to decarbonise the sector, including Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) uptake. There is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 5, 2022
Neste and HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group have entered into an agreement for the commercial distribution of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM on flights by Aegean Airlines. HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group, through its subsidiary EKO, will ensure the supply of Neste-produced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on AEGEAN flights departing from its Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia”... [Read More]

Features
Aug 5, 2022
The processing of oils and fats into biofuels, regardless of whether they are waste oils or crude vegetable oils, requires pretreatment before the feedstock can be utilised in a biodiesel or hydrogenation process (HVO, HEFA, sustainable aviation fuel [SAF] or renewable diesel). This step is crucial for the economic, efficient and reliable operation of the downstream... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 4, 2022
Mitsui and Cosmo Oil will carry out a study using technology from LanzaJet in preparation for the establishment of a biofuel production facility to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The new business will combine Cosmo's track record of safe and stable plant operations, jet fuel quality management, and trading operations in the oil refining business, with Mitsui's... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 4, 2022
Shell has begun supplying Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) to Deutsche Bahn for their rail applications which are not electrified. This began with the national railway company of Germany’s Sylt Shuttle train. Shell is also working with Volkswagen and Bosch and other partners to produce renewable low-carbon R33 Blue Diesel and Blue Gasoline for use in existing vehicles.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 4, 2022
Alfa Laval has announced the acquisition of Desmet a leader in engineering and supplying processing plants and technologies for edible oils and the biofuel sectors. The acquisition of the compny, part of the Desmet Ballestra Group, will strengthen Alfa Laval's position in the renewable energy arena and complement its offering within edible oils. Desmet will strengthen... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 3, 2022
Gevo has purchased 245 acres of land in South Dakota for its first commercial scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility - Net-Zero 1. The site near Lake Preston initially optioned for purchase by Gevo in December 2020. “After just over 18 months of due diligence at the site, we are excited to commit and move forward. The potential of what we are creating here... [Read More]

Features
Aug 3, 2022
“This is a very important step in our renewables growth strategy execution,” said Peter Vanacker, Neste’s president and CEO after the Finland-based oil refiner Neste and renewable products producer announced a major new deal. The two major companies have signed definitive agreements for the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture with US-based Marathon Petroleum... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 3, 2022
Airplane manufacturer Bombardier has announced that US-based private jet charterer Latitude 33 Aviation has taken delivery of the first customer aircraft to be powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Latitude 33 Aviation will manage and charter the Challenger 350 business jet in Seattle on behalf of the aircraft owner. “We are very pleased that the customer and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 2, 2022
Hyundai Oilbank and Lotte Confectionery have signed a deal to produce biodiesel. Lotte Confectionery will supply by-products made during the food manufacturing process, which are mostly used cooking oil, to the oil refining company which will utilise them as feedstock for biodiesel. Hyundai Oilbank is building a 10,000 sq ft biodiesel production facility at its Daesan... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 2, 2022
Boeing will strengthen its partnership with Japan by opening a new Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) centre. The facility will focus on sustainability and support a newly expanded cooperation agreement with Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Boeing and METI have agreed to broaden their cooperation agreement to now include a focus on sustainable... [Read More]


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