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Dec 4, 2020
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Dec 4, 2020
dmg::events has announced the rescheduling of its flagship North American energy event originally scheduled for June. The Global Energy Show will now take place on 21-23 September in Calgary. As Canada’s largest and most well-attended business to business exhibition and conference, the event will have 50,000 delegates, exhibitors, partners and sponsors from over 100... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 4, 2020
The collection of used cooking oil (UCO) from households has been recently tested in Germany. Lesch Altfettrecycling and the MVaK association have become project partners in the Every Drop Counts project. This project has been hailed a success in the communities in which it was tested, with the cities of Erlangen and Fürth taking the decision to further expand the collection... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 3, 2020
Explora has invested over $5 million (€4.1 million) in new technology to turn sewage waste into biodiesel. The plant in Puerto General San Martín, Santa Fe, Argentina, has already produced 12,000 tonnes of deacidified residual oil that has been exported to the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, Bulgaria and Brazil. This is used as an advanced biofuel for speciality chemical... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 3, 2020
Growth Energy has threatened to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the missed Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) deadline. The organisation is accusing the EPA of failing to commit to its statutory obligation to issue the 2021 RVO by 30 November - an annual deadline set by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The notice gives EPA 60 days to issue the 2021... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 3, 2020
Plans have been unveiled for a large-scale renewable energy park in the north-east of Scotland, designed to deliver between 150 to 200 megawatts of green energy for the Scottish grid. Concepts have already drawn up to encompass and integrate several different energy generation technologies including a green biodiesel production facility and an aerobic digestion (AD)... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 2, 2020
Palm oil prices will continue to rise in the first half of 2021 as global supply is squeezed, the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) said. Disruptions from persistent heavy rainfall in South-east Asia meant global supply would remain tight until the first quarter of next year, CPOPC said in an outlook it published. “Towards the second half of 2021, adequate... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 2, 2020
Clariant said it was making good progress with the construction of its new sunliquid cellulosic ethanol production plant in Podari. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a challenging situation, Clariant’s team in the south-western part of Romania has been able to ensure that work continues while fully complying with all pandemic precaution regulations established... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 2, 2020
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) missed a deadline to announce how much renewable fuel refiners had to blend into their fuel mixtures next year. The EPA must finalise its decision on the annual biofuel blending volume requirements it imposes on the refining industry for the next year by the end of November, Reuters reported. “At this point, it likely makes... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 1, 2020
The rally in rapeseed prices in Paris has also reached the German spot market and drove producer prices. For this reason, many farmers have marketed their remaining stocks over the past two weeks. Considering the difficult overall environment, the Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP) sees the development of prices as a glimmer of light for arable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 1, 2020
Neste has acquired a minority stake in Aircraft Fuel Supply (AFS). AFS is the owner and operator of the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol fuel storage company. Through its share in AFS, one of the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel will be able to offer to airlines operating at Schiphol supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 30, 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments worldwide to support the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as a critical step to achieving its target to cut net emissions by 2050. This target was reinforced by a resolution at IATA’s 76th AGM, which also commits the industry to exploring pathways to net zero emissions. “We... [Read More]

Features
Nov 30, 2020
Even as the EU sets ambitious emissions reduction targets for 2030 and 2050, it is still falling short of an important milestone that looms much closer on the horizon - reducing the average greenhouse gas-intensity of road transport fuels, according to ePURE. The EU’s Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) requires member states to reduce the GHG intensity of transport fuels... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 30, 2020
A Lufthansa cargo aircraft took off using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time. The Boeing 777F departed from Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday and headed to Shanghai, China, laden with SAF. Peter Gerber, the CEO of Lufthansa Cargo, described the flight as a "milestone because it is the first flight of this kind that will have flown 100% CO2 neutral”. By... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 27, 2020
Cielo Waste Solutions Corp has received pre-payment in full for 60,000 litres of renewable diesel, which is being produced at its Aldersyde waste to renewable fuel facility. The renewable diesel will be shipped to a third party of the purchaser's choice once Cielo reduces the sulphur content of its renewable fuel down to less than 15 PPM sulphur. The British Columbia-based... [Read More]


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