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Oct 15, 2021
Mission accomplished as Clariant completes new bioethanol plant
Bioethanol News
Oct 15, 2021
Essar and HyNet have announced plans to create a new facility to convert non-recyclable household waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use by airlines operating at UK airports. The project involves Essar, Fulcrum BioEnergy and Essar’s subsidiary company Stanlow Terminals Limited and will convert several hundred thousand tonnes of pre-processed waste, otherwise... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 15, 2021
Nexolub and Life for Tyres (L4T) have announced a 10-year offtake agreement for the supply of renewable biofuel to be produced at a new recycling plant under construction in Puertollano, Spain. This agreement will result in an expected volume of up to 10,000 tonnes per year of the new advanced hydrocarbon. Used tyres will be sent to refineries to meet the growing demand... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 14, 2021
Euronav successfully tested a B30 biofuel on a Suezmax tanker using a blend from energy supplier BP. Euronav is committed to accelerate the transition to lower carbon alternatives by testing the operational readiness and emission reduction potential of biofuels in a context of strategic partnerships. Euronav bunkered 1,502 MT of a B30 biodiesel blend manufactured by... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 14, 2021
ArcelorMittal Belgium has marked a major milestone in the construction of its pioneering Steelanol project with the installation of four bioreactors at the Gent steel plant. The bioreactors, which will convert industrial gases captured during the steelmaking process into sustainable ethanol, are the central element of the installation. The next phase will be to install... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 14, 2021
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) designed as a ‘guidebook’ before COP26 next month. The 380-page report spells out "what is at stake", what the pledges to reduce emissions made by world governments mean for the energy sector and what more needs to be done to limit global warming to 1.5C. The new report spells... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 13, 2021
Williams have committed themselves to becoming climate positive by 2030 as part of a far-reaching climate change target. Williams has also become the first F1 team to sign up to the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework. Climate positive means an organisation is removing more carbon from the atmosphere than it is producing. To achieve this ambitious goal,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 13, 2021
Prince Charles has revealed his Aston Martin runs on E85 petrol. In an interview with the BBC, the heir to the UK throne said his vehicle is powered by 85% bioethanol and 15% unleaded petrol. The British royal told the BBC that he converted his beloved car, which has been driving for over five decades, to run on wine and cheese. Prince Charles said the E85, is made... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 13, 2021
Heathrow Airport is urging the UK government to show leadership in decarbonising aviation at COP26. Passenger numbers at Heathrow Airport remained at just under 40% of pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels in September, while EU rivals enjoyed stronger resurgence over summer. North American traffic is only 25% of 2019 levels. Cargo, which is carried in the hold of passenger... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 12, 2021
The FIA has announced it is targeting the wholesale use of synthetic fuels by 2025. The FIA announced the use of E10 biofuels in Formula 1 from 2022 last year. F1 has partnered with both manufacturers and energy companies to develop and mass-produce biofuels that will contribute to F1’s net zero carbon emissions target by 2030. These fuels will be manufactured with... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 12, 2021
Growth Energy has submitted comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling on the agency to expand biofuels use in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These comments were in response to a proposed rulemaking last month by EPA and the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to decarbonise light-duty vehicles for model years 2023 through 2026. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 12, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) again lowered its forecast for global rapeseed supply in its latest outlook – to an unexpectedly large extent. According to the latest USDA forecast, world rapeseed production in the crop year 2021/22 will presumably amount to 68.17 million tonnes. Production was forecast down 1.8 million tonnes from the August estimate. This... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 11, 2021
Virgin Atlantic has announced ambitious carbon targets as the airline renews its mission to achieve net zero by 2050. The airline aims to achieve a 15% gross reduction in CO2 achieved through continued fleet transformation and operational efficiency by 2026. By 2030, a 15% net reduction in total CO2 emissions, including 10% of fuel sourced from sustainable aviation fuel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 11, 2021
Sandvik Materials Technology has received a contract from a renewable diesel plant for its Sanicro 28 high alloy austenitic stainless steel. The order is for the use of Sanicro 28 in the reactor effluent air coolers (REAC) of the hydroprocessing unit at one of the largest renewable diesel refineries in the US Gulf Coast, due to start production in 2023. Sanicro 28 is... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 11, 2021
Arbios Biotech, a joint venture of Canadian Forest Products and Licella Holdings, is proceeding with the development of a pioneering biomass to low carbon biofuel plant in Prince George, British Columbia. The plant will convert sawmill residues, primarily bark, into high value renewable biocrude which can be further processed in refineries to produce low-carbon transportation... [Read More]


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