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May 19, 2022
Landmark biofuels legislation comes into force in Iowa
Policy News
May 19, 2022
The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee adopted its report on the proposal on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System. The World Shipping Council (WSC) welcomed this crucial step towards the achievement of the goals of the EU Green Deal but stressed that improvements to the ETS proposal were still needed. As part of the EU Green Deal, the proposal from the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 18, 2022
Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards meeting its net-zero goals with the approval by Power Systems of its Series 4000 and Series 1600 diesel engines for use with a range of EN15940-certified synthetic diesel fuels. Following successful testing, both types of engines can use a range of sustainable fuels including biomass to liquid (BtL), hydrotreated vegetable... [Read More]

Policy News
May 18, 2022
The Indian Government has approved the amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels. Due to advancements in the field of biofuels, various decisions have been taken to increase biofuel production and advance the introduction of ethanol blended petrol with up to 20% blend from next year. The amendments include allowing more feedstocks for the production of biofuels... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 18, 2022
GoodFuels and ITOCHU Corporation have announced a new partnership agreement to scale sustainable marine biofuel in Singapore, Japan, and Asia-Pacific. ITOCHU is actively engaged in the wholesale, distribution, and bunkering of petroleum products in both Singapore and Japan, while GoodFuels specialises in the sourcing, development, production, and delivery of sustainable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 17, 2022
Super GT is the first championship in Asia to run on 100% biofuel. With the decision to use the fully sustainable fuel Renewablaze GTA R100 from ETS Racing Fuels, the GT Association has achieved a major milestone in leading the motorsport industry towards a more sustainable future. ETS Racing Fuels, a leading fuel development partner for the racing industry and a brand... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 17, 2022
Neste is piloting a new Neste Marine™ 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel in Scandinavia with its partner Nordic Marine Oil. This is a solution helping the maritime sector to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The ISCC PLUS certified marine fuel enables up to 80% GHG emission reduction over the lifecycle compared to fossil fuels without compromising the product quality... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 17, 2022
Renewable Energy Group has released its new 2021 environmental, social and governance (ESG) report. REG outlined that as the world transitions to clean energy solutions, the company is playing a critical role in the advancement of decarbonisation of liquid fuels. The new report showcases the company’s 2021 ESG performance. Highlights include the fact REG produced... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 16, 2022
Phillips 66 has made a final investment decision to move forward with Rodeo Renewed - a project to convert its San Francisco refinery into one of the world’s largest renewable fuels facilities. The project, which recently received approval from Contra Costa County, is expected to cost approximately $850 million (€815 million) and begin commercial operations in the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 16, 2022
Air France and KLM have taken part in a new Sustainable Flight Challenge. Organised under SkyTeam’s Alliance Umbrella, 17 of the 19 affiliated airlines and their partners joined forces to operate the most sustainable flight possible. Inspired by Great Air Race – the pioneering long-distance flight from London to Melbourne in 1934 – the Sustainable Flight Challenge... [Read More]

Policy News
May 16, 2022
UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has made a commitment to deliver the world’s first net-zero transatlantic flight next year. The minister has also revealed a new competition fund to encourage the aviation industry to achieve the feat. Up to £1 million (€1.18 million) in funding will be made available from 2022 to 2023 to support the testing, research and personnel... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 13, 2022
Airport operators Groupe ADP and GMR Airports alongside Airbus, Axens and Safran have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a joint study on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and their potential in India. The objective of the study, conducted under the lead and coordination of Groupe ADP and GMR Airports is to understand and evaluate the demand, the challenges... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 13, 2022
Australian airline Qantas has committed to a deal for 12 Trent XWB-97 powered Airbus A350-1000s that will support non-stop flights between London to Sydney and Melbourne. The Trent XWB-97 is the world’s most efficient large aero engine in service, delivering a 15% fuel consumption advantage over the first Trent engine, enabling airlines to fly further on less fuel.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 13, 2022
Valmet will deliver key technology areas for ORLEN Poludnie’s planned second generation bioethanol (B2G) plant in Jedlicze, Poland. The engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) delivery includes a pretreatment BioTrac system with a capacity to process approximately 400 tons of dry straw per day, a BioPower 48 MWth lignin fired combined heat and power (CHP)... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 12, 2022
Neste and United Airlines have signed an agreement that provides the airline the right to buy up to 160,000 metric tons (52.5 million gallons) of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ over the next three years. This will help fuel United flights at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and potentially other airports as well. With this agreement, United became the first US airline... [Read More]


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