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Jun 16, 2021
Koenigsegg experiments with volcano-based biofuel to power supercars
Bioethanol News
Jun 16, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will give $700 million (€577 million) in aid to biofuels producers as part of a package to assist industries recovering from the financial devastation of the coronavirus pandemic. Biofuel groups had been advocating for relief after the pandemic slashed fuel demand and sank consumption of biofuels like ethanol. The USDA said it... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 16, 2021
DHL Global Forwarding has introduced another Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) service for ocean freight as part of its sustainability strategy. Following the success of the launch of a similar service for Less-than-Container Load (LCL) shipments, they are now extending the carbon reduction option to Full-Container Load (FCL) shipments. Customers can easily choose the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2021
The re-introduction of sugar beet production to Scotland – a move that could support national climate change targets - has taken a significant step forward after the pilot project laying its foundations received new funding. With the first successful crop in half a century harvested earlier this year, the consortium behind the sugar beet initiative – which includes... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2021
Aemetis has signed a biofuels offtake agreement with international renewable fuels supplier Murex for an estimated $200 million (€165 million) of low carbon biofuels to be delivered during 2021 to 2023. Founded 30 years ago and based in Plano, Texas, Murex is a renewable fuels terminal, marketing, logistics, and supply company with operations and assets throughout... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2021
Agro-research company Investancia has teamed up with EcoMatcher to track a large-scale reforestation project using its blockchain-enabled digital tree-planting platform. Over the next 10 years, 50 million Pongamia trees will each receive a unique QR code in Investancia’s tree nursery. Once the trees are planted, each QR code is scanned with EcoMatcher’s TreeCorder... [Read More]

Policy News
Jun 14, 2021
The importance of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to decarbonisation of the aviation sector has been raised during a meeting of the Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI). As part of the UK-hosted G7 Summit, world leaders were challenged to collectively commit to mandates for the use of SAF. During discussions on the need for coordinated action to tackle... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 14, 2021
Brazilian bioethanol firm FS is implementing a new system utilising proven technology - the Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage system (BECCS). By implementing the BECCS system, the company will reduce its CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. The system consists of capturing, compressing, dehydrating and transporting the CO2 for deep and safe underground injection... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 14, 2021
While it has been a tumultuous past year with the COVID-19 pandemic, the transformation of the marine fuels market  continued at pace. The International Maritime  Organisation’s (IMO)  decarbonisation targets of a  50% reduction in emissions  from 2008 levels by 2050,  and a minimum reduction in  carbon intensity per transport  usage of 40% by 2030,  compared... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 11, 2021
A new report has added to growing concerns that Indonesia’s ambitious programme to increase its use of palm oil-based biodiesel will drive greater deforestation across the country. The report, by London-based nonprofit CDP, warns of conflicting policies and lack of transparency around biofuel regulations in Indonesia. It also notes the government’s aggressive push... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 11, 2021
Airbus Helicopters is bringing the industry together to drive the deployment of biofuels, through the creation of a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) User Group dedicated to the rotary-wing community. As a pioneer in the civil turbine rotorcraft market, the company is calling all major stakeholders to join the initiative, which aims at reducing aviation’s impact on citizens... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 11, 2021
The Alliance for Aviation across America held a discussion to highlight commitments and investments made in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and the importance of emerging technologies such as advanced air mobility (AAM). Key points raised by panelists included that SAF is safe and ready for use, the current and future benefits of sustainable and other technologies for... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 10, 2021
Eco-Energy has announced that it has started construction on its ethanol distribution facility in Stockton, California. The facility is scheduled to commence operations in March next year and will be the 11th ethanol distribution terminal constructed by Eco-Energy over the past decade. The Stockton site will be equipped with 108 tank car offload spots, 6.7 million gallons... [Read More]

Features
Jun 10, 2021
Global demand for advanced feedstocks from sustainable sources is already outstripping the supply, with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) demand expected to increase substantially over the next decade. There is a clear gap between current and HVO production capacity under construction and the availability of advanced waste-based feedstocks. As a reflection of this bottleneck,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 10, 2021
According to the EU Commission's forecast, the EU sunflower area for harvest in 2021 amounts to around 4.4 million hectares. In terms of area, Romania continues to be the top producer in the EU-27 with around 1.23 million hectares (2020: 1.22 million hectares). Hungary has expanded its sunflower area 6.3% to 643,000 hectares compared to 2020. The expansion in sunflower... [Read More]


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