Bioethanol News
Aug 2, 2021
Annual renewable generation in the UK has outstripped fossil fuel generation for the first time last year. UK government statistics confirmed this had reached a record 43.1% share of energy generation. According to the Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) fossil fuel generation declined to a record low of 37.7%. Overall, in 2020 renewables accounted for 13.6% of total... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 2, 2021
The European Union will retain its tariffs on US biodiesel for a further five years after concluding that removing them would likely lead to a surge of imports at artificially low prices. The tariffs, dating back to 2009, will be extended until 2026, the EU official journal said on August 2. The European Commission, which reviewed the case, concluded that U.S. producers... [Read More]

Features
Aug 2, 2021
Businesses interested in producing biodiesel need advanced processing solutions that can achieve high purity levels while maximising the recovery of this fuel. When Bremfield, a leading Malaysian vegetable oil processor, was looking to add biodiesel to its product portfolio, Sulzer Chemtech’s distillation technology offered an effective solution with a quick return... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 30, 2021
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal is counter-productive to the goal of sustainable aviation. EU policy needs to support practical emission reduction measures such as incentives for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and modernisation... [Read More]

Features
Jul 30, 2021
Established in 1973, Avfuel Corporation has grown from a regional fuel supplier in the US to a global supplier of aviation fuel and services. Today, Avfuel holds a 23% market share of fuel-supplier branded fixed base operators (FBOs) in the country and touches one in every three US business flights. The company serves more than 650 branded FBOs across North America... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 30, 2021
The biofuels industry has supported the European Commission’s proposal to end the statistical inflation of waste-based biofuels in the EU’s road transport energy mix - a practice they say masks the use of fossil fuels. The revised 2.2% target for advanced biofuels, such as used cooking oil, is lower than the 3.5% proposed in the 2018 renewable energy directive. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 29, 2021
Cadman Cranes is working towards a more sustainable future by adopting the use of hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO). Mobile cranes are notoriously high users of fuel and play a key role in the production of harmful CO2 emissions found in today’s working environment. Although manufacturer emissions continue to improve, their heavy road-bearing weight and requirement... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 29, 2021
The UK Department for Transport has opened a public consultation on a proposal that would establish a sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) mandate requiring jet fuels suppliers to blend an increasing portion of SAF into aviation fuel starting in 2025. A consultation document released by the government offers five scenarios for the proposed mandate. All would start with a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 29, 2021
German rapeseed meal exports have reached a record level. In the period July 2020 to May this year, exports were up 17% on the previous year and larger than ever before. Over that period, Germany exported just less than 2 million tonnes of rapeseed meal. According to information published by the German Federal Statistical Office, this was up approximately 17% year-on-year... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 28, 2021
Neste released its latest financial results for the first half of this year and reported a solid performance in its renewable products portfolio. The company added that the Porvoo refinery turnaround has now been completed. The company’s renewable products segment posted a comparable operating profit of €287 million for the second quarter down from €314 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 28, 2021
ERA is investing $4.7 million (€4 million) to support the development of a $28.6 million biofuel facility in Lethbridge, Alberta. The facility will eventually produce an estimated 70 million litres of high-value renewable fuel once fully operational in the autumn. The plant, which is owned by Canary Biofuels, will be the first of its kind in Canada, turning local agricultural... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 28, 2021
bp and the Mærsk McKinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping have signed a partnership agreement committing to a long-term collaboration on the development of new alternative fuels and low carbon solutions for the shipping industry. bp will second experts to work on relevant research and development projects in the Center’s portfolio and contribute to the development... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 27, 2021
Boeing has released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards. "In September 2020, amidst a global pandemic, Boeing formed a Sustainability... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 27, 2021
KPI OceanConnect announced the launch of its Alternative Fuels and Special Projects division to enhance its counterparts’ ability to achieve their sustainability ambitions. Bill Wakeling, an expert in marine fuels, will lead the new offering. As pressure intensifies for the shipping industry to become more sustainable, KPI OceanConnect, a leading global broker and... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 27, 2021
British Airways, LanzaJet and Nova Pangaea Technologies have been shortlisted for funding from the UK's Department of Transport's Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition to develop the UK's first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facility utilising UK wood waste. The amount of waste wood processed in the UK increased by 6% to 3.98 million tonnes in 2019,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 26, 2021
Velocys has revealed it has been shortlisted for the Government’s Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition, aimed at supporting the UK’s emerging sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) sector. The competition follows sustainable aviation commitments laid out in the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. Its key objective is to support... [Read More]