Bioethanol News
Dec 1, 2023
The Royal Australian Airforce used sustainable fuel (SAF) for its jets as they took to the skies for the Newcastle Air Show. The fuel was provided by the RAAF’s strategic partner Viva Energy and was made from sources such as oils, fat and waste. It produces up to 80% less carbon than the current range of fuels in use and will be used by the Roulettes. Defence Industry... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 1, 2023
World Trade Organization's (WTO) dispute settlement body has agreed to set up a panel to review countervailing duties imposed by the European Union (EU) on imports of biodiesel from Indonesia. Indonesia has requested WTO dispute consultations with the EU regarding the bloc's imposition of duties on imports of biodiesel from the Southeast Asia nation in August. However... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 1, 2023
Neste and ENOC Group have agreed to collaborate to explore the possibilities of supplying and purchasing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Dubai and the wider Middle East North Africa (MENA) region in the coming years. Both partners are committed to supporting the efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from aviation in the region and recognise the critical role... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 30, 2023
Biofuel innovation start-up Kvasir Technologies has appointed René Østergaard Palne as its chief financial officer (CFO). René brings experience in corporate finance, including international roles in the oil and gas industry in the Middle East and the Netherlands. His background spans both conventional and green energy sectors, positioning him perfectly to advance... [Read More]

Features
Nov 30, 2023
In the quest for a greener and more sustainable future, the maritime industry has found itself at the forefront of efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The European Union’s FuelEU Maritime regulation and the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) decarbonisation strategy have set the scene for decades to come, in a critical transition for the shipping... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 30, 2023
Cepsa, Maersk and Renfe have successfully completed the first test in Spain of renewable fuels in rail transport. For 15 weeks, Renfe’s locomotives used more than 130 tons of HVO (renewable diesel) to complete 100 journeys between Algeciras and Cordoba. This, together with the use of renewable energy along the rest of the route, made it possible to sustainably transport... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 29, 2023
Virgin Atlantic’s historic flight on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) successfully landed at JFK in New York. The flight carried Virgin's billionaire founder, Richard Branson, and a few others, and it later returned to London using conventional jet fuel. Flight VS100 will assess how its use affects the flight’s non-carbon emissions with the support of consortium... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 29, 2023
Topsoe has signed licensing and engineering agreements with Santa Maria to develop a project focusing on the production of renewable fuels from various renewable feedstocks. The proposed project, located in East Texas, plans to produce a combination of renewable diesel and SAF at a production capacity of 3,000 bbl/d. The project will contribute to reduce emissions in... [Read More]

Features
Nov 28, 2023
There have been several milestones in the history of aviation over the last 120 years. Of course, it all began with the Wright brothers and their short flight along the shores of Kitty Hawk that set the industry literally taking to the skies. Other milestones include Louis Bleriot’s foray across the channel – 22 miles – in 1909 and Charles Linbergh’s journey... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 28, 2023
Virgin Atlantic’s historic flight on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) takes off from London Heathrow to New York JFK on November 28. This will mark the culmination of a year of radical collaboration to demonstrate the capability of SAF as a safe drop-in replacement for fossil derived jet fuel, compatible with today’s engines, airframes and fuel infrastructure.... [Read More]