Bioethanol News
Jan 18, 2022
Ross Aviation, in partnership with fuel supplier Avfuel Corporation, is offering customers sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its California location. The announcement comes ahead of Ross Aviation welcoming traffic to Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Palm Springs when the PGA golf tour comes to La Quinta on January 20. Having accepted its first load of SAF on January... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 18, 2022
Envirotainer and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) have announced a new collaboration on sustainability. Envirotainer, which concentrates on cold chain solutions for air transportation of pharmaceuticals, is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). It and AFKLMP Cargo each have a strong focus on sustainability and are pursuing multiple initiatives with... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 18, 2022
Biofuel firms are predicted to reach less than 50% the renewable diesel production projected by the US government by 2025, as a result of policy and feedstock constraints. According to a study released by consultancy Cerulogy, numerous petroleum refiners across North America were planning to convert facilities to process waste and vegetable oils into renewable fuels. The... [Read More]

Features
Jan 17, 2022
Feedstock pretreatment using a technological adsorbent always requires subsequent removal of the processing aid from the feedstock through a suitable technique. In refineries, this is often implemented by means of leaf filters, where the adsorbent is captured in metal screens with a defined mesh, building a filter cake. A significant amount of contaminants is also removed... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2022
Spliethoff Group has begun trials using biofuel on its vessels in its drive to reduce its CO2 emissions. The first trial took place between June and November last year on BigLift Shipping’s HTV BigLift Baffin. The vessel was supplied with a blend of 50% FAME based biofuel – a second generation biofuel, made from waste streams – and 50% conventional HFO. The objective... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2022
Indonesia's energy ministry plans to begin road tests for a biodiesel programme using 40% palm based bio-content (B40) from February. A senior government official said that the world's largest palm oil producer mandated that biodiesel sold in the country be blended with 30% of palm-based biodiesel to cut its energy imports and increase consumption of palm oil - the feedstock... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 14, 2022
Haldor Topsoe is supporting Indaba Renewable Fuels in the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Indaba Renewable Fuels (Indaba) is building two greenfield refineries in California and Missouri to produce SAF utilising Topsoe’sHydroFlex  technology. The facilities are expected to begin production of SAF in 2024  with the capacity of the plants standing... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 14, 2022
Honeywell has been selected by Repsol to supply an integrated control and safety system (ICSS) for the first advanced biofuels production plant to be built in Spain. The new facility will employ a variety of distributed control systems (DCS), emergency shutdown (ESD), fire and gas (F&G) and human-machine interface (HMI) solutions from Honeywell to achieve efficient,... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 14, 2022
National biofuel producers association Growth Energy applauded a proposal to expand access to lower-cost, lower-emissions biofuel blends at the pump in Michigan. Legislation offered by Michigan State Senate Agriculture Committee chair Kevin Daley, would establish a retailer tax incentive for higher ethanol blends, specifically a tax credit of $0.05 (€0.04) per gallon... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 13, 2022
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor outlined the top federal priorities of the US biofuel industry - highlighting critical steps policymakers must take to achieve the nation’s energy and climate goals. “If we want to decarbonise the transportation sector, we must use all the tools in the toolbox – including plant-based biofuels like ethanol, which reduce carbon emissions... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 13, 2022
Rapid economic recovery is driving global coal power generation to a record this year and overall coal demand to a potential all-time high underlining urgent need for policy action, the International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed. The IEA said in its annual market report this was undermining efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and was potentially putting global... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 13, 2022
Biofuel demand in the European Union is set to fall by 2031 as the transport sector shifts from fossil fuel. Palm oil imports are also set to fall following tighter environment regulation, the European Commission revealed. In its 2021-2031 Agricultural Outlook, the Commission projected that EU biodiesel use will fall 24% to 14.3 billion litres in 2031 after a peak at... [Read More]

Features
Jan 12, 2022
From 1980 to 2007, the amount of municipal waste from around the globe has increased from 415 kg to 560 kg. Most of this waste ends up in landfills. Landfilling waste can lead to soil erosion, water pollution, and the depletion of the ozone layer. Hence, landfilling negatively affects the health of the environment. To reduce this negative effect waste has on the environment,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 12, 2022
ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector - acquiring a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS. Biojet AS plans to develop up to five facilities to produce biofuels and biofuel components. The company anticipates commercial production to begin in 2025 at a manufacturing plant to be built in Follum, Norway. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 12, 2022
The latest test flight of an Airbus A350 operating on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) mobilised a Falcon 20E to capture and analyse in-flight data. Flying within 100 metres during the test campaign, the two aircraft delivered invaluable insight with the preliminary observations pointing to the positive impact of SAF on aircraft emissions.  The smaller aircraft... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 11, 2022
Avfuel Corporation has added ACI Jet (KSNA) to its list of branded fixed base operators (FBO) now providing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The fuel supplier will provide the FBO with a consistent supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel after having received its first load in December. This new supply of SAF supports ACI Jet’s customers who are looking to reduce... [Read More]