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Nov 27, 2020
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Biodiesel News
Nov 27, 2020
GoodFuels and car manufacturer Volkswagen Group have successfully started their partnership in supplying advanced biofuel oil. A leading marine biofuels supplier for the global maritime industry is supplying MR1-100 or BFO at Vlissingen, in the Netherlands, heralding another major step for sustainable shipping in the car carrier segment. The Depth RoRo carrier Patara... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 27, 2020
Cielo Waste Solutions Corp has received pre-payment in full for 60,000 litres of renewable diesel, which is being produced at its Aldersyde waste to renewable fuel facility. The renewable diesel will be shipped to a third party of the purchaser's choice once Cielo reduces the sulphur content of its renewable fuel down to less than 15 PPM sulphur. The British Columbia-based... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 26, 2020
Olam Palm is setting up a new plant producing biofuel from palm oil in Gabon. The Singapore-based multinational firm will construct the plant in the southern part of Libreville, on an area of five ha not far from the port, after obtaining all the regulatory authorisations for the production of biofuel in the African country. The site was picked because it offers easy... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 26, 2020
The deadline to join cleantech innovators Celtic Renewables' Crowdcube funding campaign ends soon. With commissioning of its refinery in Scotland on track for spring 2021 and on the back of £30 million (€33 million) funding already raised, the business, awarded the most innovative biotech SME in Europe, is poised to play a pivotal role in the UK’s transition to... [Read More]

Features
Nov 25, 2020
Velocys is delivering the next generation of sustainable fuels to decarbonise aviation. Founded from spinouts of Oxford University in the UK and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the US, its proprietary technology enables the production of sustainable transport fuels from a variety of waste materials, including household waste. The company has developed... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 25, 2020
A coalition of US biofuels and agricultural trade groups filed a motion asking the courts to enforce its 2017 decision over the improper waiver of 500 million gallons of biofuel demand. In the court of appeals hearing, the group demanded that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) address the renewable volume obligation (RVO) controversy. The coalition, which... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2020
Uniper Energy DMCC (UED) and Neutral Fuels have announced they will collaborate to provide maritime biofuel. UED supplies very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and Neutral Fuels has been one of the pioneers behind the commercial viability of net zero biofuels to replace fossil fuels. The two companies will blend UED’s VLSFO and Neutral Fuels biofuel, in Fujairah, UAE,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2020
The EU-27 plus the UK imported around 2.1 million tonnes of rapeseed in the first four months of the 2020/21 season. This was a 24% decline compared to the same period last year, but approximately 34% more than in 2018/19. The fluctuations were due to the rapeseed harvest volumes. In the crop year 2019/20, rapeseed production in the EU-27 plus UK was just under 15%... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 23, 2020
Vending machines are being used to dispense liquid bioethanol to customers across Nairobi in Kenya. Designed and built by KOKO Networks, these machines are being installed inside local shops to provide fuel in small quantities for daily cooking. These form part of a solution to a widespread problem in African cities - how to get clean fuel for cooking into homes safely... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 23, 2020
HVO provider Green Biofuels has been selected as the sole provider of fuel for the construction of a new leisure development. PEAK is a phased development of an all-year leisure, education, wellness, and entertainment destination based on 300 acres of reclaimed parkland at the edge of the Peak District National Park and Chesterfield in the UK. The multi-million-pound... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 20, 2020
Velocys has thrown its support behind the UK Government’s 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution. The new proposal announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson will mobilise £12 billion (€13.4 billion) of government investment in areas such as ‘jet zero’ and sustainable shipping. The action plan, it is argued, will create and support up to 250,000 jobs. Commenting... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 20, 2020
Neutral Fuels has created a mobile app to enable tighter control of the collection and delivery of used cooking oil (UCO). The biofuel maker collects thousands of litres of UCO from McDonald’s restaurants in Dubai every day and delivers them to its refinery. Here the waste oil is processed into Net Zero biofuel for its customers, creating a self-sufficient closed... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 19, 2020
The UK Government’s 10 point plan for a green industrial revolution has been welcomed by Sustainable Aviation. The new proposal will mobilise £12 billion (€13.4 billion) of government investment and potential three times as much from the private sector in areas such as ‘jet zero’ and sustainable shipping. The action plan, it is argued, will create and support... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 19, 2020
A Sustainable Aviation Fuel Act, an innovative bill that takes a first step toward cutting the climate-harming pollution from aircraft, has been introduced in the US. The bill, introduced by Julia Brownley (D-CA), sets clear targets for the aviation sector to cut emissions to put the sector on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050. The bill provides incentives for the... [Read More]


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