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Aug 18, 2022
Anaergia signs agreement with European Energy
Biodiesel News
Aug 17, 2022
GMR Hederabad International Airport (GHIAL) recently launched two sustainable initiatives - a biodiesel filling station at the public transportation centre (PTC) and an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the main car park. By integrating the use of sustainable resources, the airport said these initiatives are "significant steps in the direction of carbon neutrality"... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 15, 2022
United Arab Emirates state investor Mubadala Investment and energy company Raizen are in the final round to acquire Brazilian ethanol joint venture BP Bunge Bioenergia, according to Reuters. Citing a source "with knowledge of the matter", Reuters reported there are no other bidders in the second round, and former proposals from other companies were disqualified. Shareholders... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 15, 2022
Alaska Airlines has finalised an agreement with biofuel company Gevo to purchase its most significant sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) offtake commitment to date – 185 million gallons of SAF over five years starting in 2026. This agreement was developed alongside others in the oneworld alliance. "Using sustainable aviation fuel is a significant part of Alaska's five-part... [Read More]

Features
Aug 15, 2022
Colin Ley Assesses the continent’s slow transition to renewables Assessing the state on biofuels development across Africa with any degree of accuracy or fairness is always a challenge, given the vastness and diversity of the continent. The complexity of the task is even greater at the moment as the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacts on previous plans... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 12, 2022
Bordeaux Airport has just become France’s first commercial airport with over a million passengers to permanently offer sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Three flights leaving from Bordeaux were refuelled with 30% SAF by TotalEnergies - Lufthansa flight LH1085 to Frankfurt, Air France flight AF7627 to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle and a medical assistance flight operated by... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 16, 2022
XFuel has secured €8.2 million in its latest round of investment, laying the foundation for the commercialisation of its next-generation synthetic diesel, marine and jet fuel technology. XFuel’s patented technology efficiently converts biomass waste into low-cost, drop-in fuel that can be used in road, marine, and aviation applications. It uses feedstock from sustainable... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 11, 2022
Cleantech innovator Celtic Renewables has announced the appointment of two new board members. The news coincides with the completion of the company’s first production facility in Grangemouth and the unveiling of outline plans for a second biorefinery in the north of Scotland. Brett Simpson has been appointed as executive chairman with Eleanor Bentley taking up the... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 10, 2022
Imperial College London is establishing a groundbreaking research institute dedicated to developing clean, safe and sustainable air-travel. Supported by a £25 million (€30 million) philanthropic donation, the Brahmal Vasudevan Institute for Sustainable Aviation will pioneer the breakthroughs and technologies needed to support the aviation industry’s transition to... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 9, 2022
GE Aviation has completed successful testing of its Passport long-range business aviation engine using 100 % sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The Passport engine can operate on approved SAF and the recent testing showed the capability of the engine to run on 100% SAF, a lower carbon alternative jet fuel. It was the first time the Passport engine was tested with 100... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 8, 2022
Cranfield University has been awarded £3.1 million (€3.7 million) to advance its sustainable aviation research, both into developing low-carbon aircraft and decarbonising airport logistics. The funding from Research England will also have an immediate impact on reducing or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from flying and airside operations at Cranfield University,... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 5, 2022
Green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has welcomed the UK’s government’s initiative to bring aviation on a path to net zero emissions, but added that the strategy failed to deliver on true solutions to transition the industry. The Government’s plan relies on six measures to decarbonise the sector, including Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) uptake. There is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 5, 2022
Neste and HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group have entered into an agreement for the commercial distribution of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM on flights by Aegean Airlines. HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group, through its subsidiary EKO, will ensure the supply of Neste-produced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on AEGEAN flights departing from its Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia”... [Read More]

Features
Aug 5, 2022
The processing of oils and fats into biofuels, regardless of whether they are waste oils or crude vegetable oils, requires pretreatment before the feedstock can be utilised in a biodiesel or hydrogenation process (HVO, HEFA, sustainable aviation fuel [SAF] or renewable diesel). This step is crucial for the economic, efficient and reliable operation of the downstream... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 4, 2022
Alfa Laval has announced the acquisition of Desmet a leader in engineering and supplying processing plants and technologies for edible oils and the biofuel sectors. The acquisition of the compny, part of the Desmet Ballestra Group, will strengthen Alfa Laval's position in the renewable energy arena and complement its offering within edible oils. Desmet will strengthen... [Read More]


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