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Jan 17, 2022
Key parameters for reliable feedstock purification
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Jan 12, 2022
From 1980 to 2007, the amount of municipal waste from around the globe has increased from 415 kg to 560 kg. Most of this waste ends up in landfills. Landfilling waste can lead to soil erosion, water pollution, and the depletion of the ozone layer. Hence, landfilling negatively affects the health of the environment. To reduce this negative effect waste has on the environment,... [Read More]

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Jan 10, 2022
It has been 25 years since the Spice Girls entered the charts with their song ‘Wannabe’ and Roland Emmerich’s blockbuster ‘Independence Day’ was screened at movie theaters. Germany became European soccer champions thanks to Oliver Bierhoff’s goal and Damon Hill was crowned  Formula 1 world champion. It has also been 25 years since Wilhelm Hammer and Helmut... [Read More]

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Jan 4, 2022
All companies are looking for ways to improve sustainability within their operations. For refineries, this often includes an investment in processing bio-based feedstocks. Other enterprises, including agricultural-based and venture capital-backed companies are also looking to contribute to a lower carbon future and are joining in the race to build bio-based fuels plants.... [Read More]

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Dec 20, 2021
While overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions declined in Europe by 22.5% from 1990 to 2018, total transport emissions increased by more than 23%[1].The EU envisages net-zero emissions by 2050, with almost all sectors showing progress toward this goal, but transport being the notable exception. The rise of total transport emissions was led by road transport, which grew... [Read More]

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Dec 13, 2021
Desmet Ballestra Group expertise lies in the oils and fats industry and this has helped it play an important rose in the biofuels market. Can you tell me a bit about the Desmet Ballestra Group, its origins and what its main focuses are? Desmet Ballestra Group was founded in 1946. We are a technology provider mainly focussing on all processes related to vegetable oil... [Read More]

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Dec 6, 2021
On 15-16 March the Biofuels International Conference & Expo will take place at the Le Plaza Brussels Hotel in in Belgium. Hosted by Biofuels International magazine, the event is now in its 13th year and is well established as a vital go to event on the biofuels calendar. It will, of course, be the first conference since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the 2020 event... [Read More]

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Nov 29, 2021
The prospect of a strong period of growth for the biodiesel and renewable diesel industry in North America is undoubtedly being advanced by US President Biden’s renewed commitment to the Paris Agreement during COP26 and his recently released ‘Long-Term Strategy’ for reaching net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The challenge, as always, lies in translating... [Read More]

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Nov 22, 2021
While overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions declined in Europe by 22.5% from 1990 to 2018, total transport emissions increased by more than 23%[1].The EU envisages net-zero emissions by 2050, with almost all sectors showing progress toward this goal, but transport being the notable exception. The rise of total transport emissions was led by road transport, which grew... [Read More]

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Nov 15, 2021
As a customer-driven and market-focused technology provider in the field of biodiesel, Austrian company BDI has carried out more than 30 retrofit projects worldwide. In terms of plant operation and installation, BDI understands retrofitting to be the improvement and optimisation of existing biodiesel installations, for example, with regard to feedstock flexibility, increase... [Read More]

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Nov 8, 2021
Aviation and marine transport have a direct effect on global greenhouse gas emissions and air quality. The BioSferA project aims to mitigate this impact through the development of innovative and high performing biofuels. That is why the project aims to develop a costeffective production method of sustainable aviation and maritime fuels, by combining different technologies. The... [Read More]

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Nov 1, 2021
GIDARA Energy is a Dutch technology-based energy company focused on converting non-recyclable waste into syngas – a clean and versatile source of energy. The company’s first plant, Advanced Methanol Amsterdam (AMA), will produce an average of 87.5 kilotons per annum (KTA) of renewable methanol from 175 KTA of local non-recyclable waste. AMA includes a testing facility,... [Read More]

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Oct 25, 2021
A team from Net- Zero-Solution – a division of Channoil  Energy – examined  the rapid development of  advanced feedstock markets  covering the current regulatory  environment and the impact  it is having on advanced  feedstock availability. The team then looked at the matrix of feedstock types that are emerging and examined some of the new arrivals on the scene. They... [Read More]

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Oct 21, 2021
In recent years, renewable technologies have reached technical readiness, providing commercially viable solutions for the energy transition – some backed by over 15 years of research and development. But as legislation and technology for low-carbon energy industries converge, a new emerging market has been created – the renewable fuels market. This market lies at... [Read More]

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Oct 7, 2021
The pioneering partnership between Neste, McDonald’s Netherlands, and HAVI does more than cut fast food’s carbon emissions. It proves that by scrutinising a company’s sustainability practices, hidden ways to future-proof your business through circularity are revealed. Every day, McDonald’s serves fries and hamburgers to a multitude of customers. Many of them... [Read More]


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