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Jun 3, 2020
New sustainable aviation fuel company prepares for take-off
Bioethanol News
Jun 3, 2020
At the Neutral Fuels India refinery in India biofuel is not the only thing being manufactured these days – it is producing its own brand of hand sanitiser Neutralizer. This is part of the company’s effort in Haryana, just outside Delhi, to help meet the national demand for sanitiser in response to COVID-19. Neutralizer contains 80% pure ethyl alcohol, the active... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 2, 2020
Pacific Ethanol, a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels and high-quality alcohol products in the US, has announced its leadership succession plan. The board of directors has appointed Mike Kandris as co-president and co-CEO. Neil Koehler retires on September 30. The company has also announced it is increasing its focus on high-quality alcohol production. Pacific... [Read More]

Features
Jun 1, 2020
Experts agree that achieving the EU Green Deal will require a massive increase in bioenergy, so it is important countries rely on renewable energy sources that are sustainable, preserving Europe’s biodiversity and protecting its food security, according to ePURE. Fortunately, the EU has already gone through a long process of setting criteria to distinguish good from... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 1, 2020
The Sustainable Aviation coalition has called for UK aviation to be at the heart of the Government’s economic recovery strategy in a letter to the Transport Secretary. The coalition said there needed to be a joined-up approach to decarbonising aviation that will enable the country to rapidly bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. To achieve this, the Sustainable Aviation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 1, 2020
The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ruling allowing American drivers to fuel up with E15 all year round celebrates its first anniversary this week. The decision, issued on May 31, 2019, lifted summer restrictions and represented the culmination of a decade-long campaign for a fuel blended with 15% ethanol. “COVID-19 may have slowed fuel demand in recent... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 29, 2020
US ethanol can now enter the Indonesian market through pre-blended fuel following the recent removal of a ban. This change creates a potential market of more than 200 million gallons (71 million bushels in corn equivalent). The market development efforts to accomplish this policy goal was undertaken jointly by the US Grains Council (USGC), Growth Energy, Renewable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 28, 2020
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects global availability of rapeseed to be higher in the upcoming crop year than the current crop year. At the same time, the USDA anticipates rapeseed consumption to decline and ending stocks to increase as a result. The USDA put global 2020/21 rapeseed production at 70.8 million tonnes, up 2.6 million tonnes from the previous... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 28, 2020
Copenhagen Airports, AP Moller-Maersk, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS and Ørsted have brought together the demand and supply side of sustainable fuels in a partnership to develop a new facility by 2023. When fully scaled-up by 2030, the project could deliver more than 250,000 tonnes of sustainable fuel for busses, trucks, maritime vessels and aircraft every year. Production... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 27, 2020
Neste has increased its partnership with one of Sweden’s largest fuel companies OKQ8. Neste MY Renewable Diesel, produced from renewable and sustainable raw materials, will become available at 130 OKQ8 network stations by the end of the year. The total Neste MY Renewable Diesel sales points in Sweden will more than double to over 200 by year-end. Andréa Haag, director... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 27, 2020
The BC Hemp Corporation has revealed it will be building a $2 billion (€1.8 billion) biofuel plant on an industrial site in Prince George, British Columbia. BC Hemp president Remi Balaj made the announcement during a live stream and added the company is looking to start construction in six to 12 months. He said: “The bioethanol plant is going to cost to $2 billion... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 26, 2020
Clariant has in the past weeks initiated the production of sanitiser solutions from its facilities in India to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The sustainable speciality chemical company has sites across Roha in Maharashtra, Bonthapally in Telangana, and Rania, Vadodara and Cuddalore, in Tamil Nadu, and is committed to supplying the necessary products that are required... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 26, 2020
Bioenergy Australia is calling on the federal government to support, and for sanitiser manufacturing businesses to continue to buy, Australian ethanol. As supply lines from China begin to reopen as lockdown measures are lifted, cheaper imports are beginning to enter the Australian market again. Economist and Bioenergy chairman Dr John Hewson, a former Liberal Party... [Read More]

Features
May 22, 2020
The US grain trade has continued supplying countries with much-needed commodities during the COVID-19 pandemic. As many parts of the world are on the verge of reopening, the US Grains Council president and CEO Ryan LeGrand sat down with the National Association of Farm Broadcasting to discuss how the movement of grain has continued. He explained trains are continuing... [Read More]

Policy News
May 22, 2020
The government is launching a £40 million (€44 million) scheme to support green start-up companies across the UK. The Clean Growth Fund will contribute towards the UK’s plans to reach Net Zero by 2050 and will be accessible to UK-based companies driving green technology across the power, transport, waste and building energy efficiency sectors. Examples of projects... [Read More]


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