Volume 12, Issue 2
Published: March 13, 2018
The EU is about to agree on its renewable energy policy for the period to 2030. The agreement on the new Renewable Energy Directive – also known as REDII – is a major milestone. It will provide... [Read more]
Biofuels come almost entirely from plant-based feedstocks. So, being able to provide that feedstock at low prices and abundant quantities is key to have a working model. This is easy when you have plenty... [Read more]
UPM has been producing UPM BioVerno renewable diesel and naphtha from the wood-based residue crude tall oil since early 2015 in its Lappeenranta Biorefinery, Finland. 2017 was a special year for Production... [Read more]
The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) has recently supplied sustainability certification to both UPM Biofuels for the cultivation of the Brassica carinata crop in Uruguay, and Alt Air for the... [Read more]
International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) is a certification system dedicated to verifying fully traceable and deforestation free supply chains. The system has been used widely in the... [Read more]
For biofuel producers, testing and analysis of the finished product is vital to ensure quality and environmental standards are met. Biofuels International speaks with Scion Instrument’s Ian Parry... [Read more]
As part of promoting further commercialisation of its sunliquid technology for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues, Clariant recently set-up the new Business Line Biofuels &... [Read more]
We are over two years on from the adoption of the Paris Agreement and the key commitment to keep global warming below 2 degrees has become the new climate mantra. Even though the implementation of this... [Read more]
The prospect of Europe tripling its transport based use of liquid biofuels to 66 billion litres by 2030 is an enticing vision for the industry. But is such a target achievable? The International Renewable... [Read more]
A weaker vegetable oil complex and depressed biodiesel prices have seen European UCO (used cooking oil) prices weaken since the beginning of the year. Still, demand for imported product from international... [Read more]
The bankruptcy filing by a Philadelphia based oil refinery has again heightened criticism of a federal programme in the United States that mandates demand for renewable fuels in the transportation sector,... [Read more]
Who to choose? The considerations when choosing a storage provider Robots are taking over How AI is aiding biofuel storage and monitoring... [Read more]