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Jul 12, 2024
Biofuel growth driven by increasing use in transport in China and emerging economies, new report reveals
Biodiesel News
Jul 12, 2024
Neste has announced a partnership with the Township of North Brunswick in New Jersey. The partnership enables all of North Brunswick’s diesel vehicles and equipment to switch to running on renewable diesel. This partnership makes North Brunswick the first township in the state to use renewable diesel for its fleet operations. “Renewable diesel can play an essential... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 11, 2024
Bolivia’s first biodiesel production plant has started operating in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. The Government said that the new undertaking will generate up to $100 million (€92 million) in savings on fossil fuel imports. “This plant will produce ecological diesel and will have established a certain mixture with fossil diesel for its commercialisation,” said... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 11, 2024
Chevron Renewable Energy Group has made the decision to implement short-time work for its Oeding, Germany, biodiesel production facility workforce. This decision was made in response to a challenging margin environment, primarily caused by alleged fraud and dumping of Chinese biodiesel flooding the market. The team intends to start short-time work on August 1, and... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 10, 2024
bp will invest $48.54 million (€44 million) to acquire a 15% stake in Lianyungang Jiaao New Energy - a renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel producer. The company is owned by Zhejiang-based Jiaao Enprotech, S&P Global reported. Jiaao Enprotech has 100,000 mt/year of SAF capacity with China possibly announcing SAF mandates in the near future. China's Civil... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 10, 2024
While biodiesel from China continues to flood into the European markets, policy makers in the European Commission deliberate their response. The European Biodiesel Board (EBB), which brought a trade case before the institutions, remains confident anti-dumping measures will be announced soon. However, the devastating effects of the situation are clearly shown throughout... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 9, 2024
Ricardo, a global strategic environmental and engineering consulting company, has been chosen by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to lead a consortium creating Europe’s first ever Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Clearing House. Working alongside fellow consortium members - Trinity College Dublin, Intertek, Politecnico di Torino, ENVISA, and Spark Legal... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 9, 2024
The EU Commission expects a decrease in rapeseed harvests in Romania, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic in 2024 compared to the previous year. Freezing temperatures earlier in the year and abundant rainfall have fuelled concerns over this year’s rapeseed harvest in many parts of the EU-27. There are fears of considerable declines in yield. The EU Commission assumes... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 8, 2024
The Lufthansa Group is introducing an Environmental Cost Surcharge. The surcharge is intended to cover part of the steadily rising additional costs due to regulatory environmental requirements. These include the statutory blending quota of initially two percent for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for departures from European Union (EU) countries from January 1, 2025,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 8, 2024
Neste will supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Hotelplan Group to enable it to expand the use of SAF across the whole group. Hotelplan purchases unblended sustainable aviation fuel for a total value of 300,000 Swiss Francs (CHF) via Neste Impact, a solution that enables companies to credibly reduce the carbon footprint of air travel activities. The purchase of... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 5, 2024
The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) has announced the formation of the country's first technical centre for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that focuses on standard setting and product research, Reuters reported. The new centre, based in Chengdu, will take the lead in mapping out industry policy and setting up standards for products and quality control. CAAC... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 5, 2024
Firefly has won the Innovation of the Year award at this year’s WWT Water Industry Awards. Firefly were recognised for their innovative process that transforms biosolids, a by-product of water treatment, into highly sustainable biofuels, including SAF. The British company, which has developed a process to convert processed human sewage into fuel, have secured a raft... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 4, 2024
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the approval of a non-binding legislative proposal to the Spanish government to promote the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Spain. The Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge Commission of Spain’s Congress of Deputies approved a proposal calling for the central government to:... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 4, 2024
The approval the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted for rapeseed oil for use as a feedstock in biofuel production has led to a sharp rise in import volumes. On 1 December 2022, the EPA published a final rule (Renewable Fuel Standard / RFS) which states that rapeseed oil meets the requirement of at least 50% greenhouse gas reduction for all fuel options... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 3, 2024
Certas Energy has created the industry’s first HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fleet balancing calculator, allowing fleet operators to calculate the cost of mixing HVO with traditional diesel to aid decarbonisation. HVO is a lower carbon alternative diesel which offers immediate greenhouse gas emissions savings of up to 90% compared to diesel across the product life... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 3, 2024
OMV Petrom has concluded a contract with Expur for the supply of fully refined vegetable oil. It will be used as feedstock in the Petrobrazi refinery's sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel (HVO) production facility, for which the company recently made final investment decision. The contract was concluded for a period of six years, with the possibility... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 2, 2024
The Climate Ethanol Alliance (CEA) representing interests in Europe, the US and Asia, has been established to advance transport decarbonisation. The Alliance brings together bioethanol producers, service providers, and input suppliers within the bioeconomy to support the climate action goals of the Paris Agreement and accelerate the transport sector's transition towards... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 2, 2024
Yvonne Moynihan, corporate and ESG officer of Wizz Air, describes why the airline is adopting new strategies to become cleaner and greener Can you introduce yourself and outline to our readers your role within the company? As the corporate and ESG officer of Wizz Air, along with leading legal, regulatory, corporate and government affairs areas, I oversee Wizz Air’s... [Read More]


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