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Nov 5, 2019
Pacific Biodiesel makes first fuel delivery to power plant in Hawaii
Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
St1 has selected ÅF Pöyry as its engineering partner for a new renewable fuel production unit investment project in Gothenburg, Sweden. The investment is estimated to be around SEK 1.5 billion (€140 million); ÅF Pöyry’s services will include all engineering disciplines, procurement and scheduling services for the project, which consists of new units, revamp... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
Luxemboug-headquartered maritime infrastructure provider Jan De Nul Group has announced plans to switch to 100% renewable fuel, as it continues to carry out dredging work in the Benelux with fully renewable fuel options. The company has committed to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, while its trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt will now be... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 4, 2019
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has recently issued a product alert for fuel additives under the Alternative Diesel Fuels (ADF) Regulation. The alert was issued following emissions testing by CARB, which showed that tested additives failed to effectively mitigate to the regulatory standards. These results have raised significant questions, both as to the specific... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 31, 2019
Hurtigruten has become the first Norwegian cruise line to begin testing biodiesel on board its cruise ships. The fuel, which is being tested on the MS Polarlys, can reduce emissions by up to 95%. Commenting on the development, CEO Daniel Skjeldam said: “Biodiesel can in the long run potentially give a CO2-reduction of as much as 95% compared to traditional marine... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 30, 2019
Aviation fuel provider Air BP has highlighted the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at the recent NBAA-BACE industry event in Las Vegas, US. The company highlighted how solid waste from homes and businesses, including packaging, paper, textiles and food scraps that would otherwise go to landfill or incineration, can be converted into sustainable fuel for aircraft. Air... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 29, 2019
Pacific Current and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies have signed a biodiesel supply contract to increase the use of locally sourced renewable fuels and advance energy independence and security in Hawaii. Under the terms of the agreement, Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, which owns and operates a biodiesel refinery on Hawaii, will supply biodiesel for Pacific Current’s... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 28, 2019
US airline United Airlines has committed $40 million (€36 million) to accelerate the development of sustainable aviation fuels and other technologies to decarbonise the aviation industry. Earlier this year, the airline agreed to purchase up to 10 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) over the next two years. It now plans to collaborate with other environmentally... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 25, 2019
General Dynamics’ subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace has launched a new service underlining its commitment to sustainability, which provides operators with the option to offset carbon emissions from their flights. Participants in the scheme will pay an annual fee based on aircraft utilisation to fund projects and actions that generate an equivalent reduction in carbon... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 25, 2019
The National Biodiesel Foundation has received a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2020 National Clean Diesel Project, which will see the replacement of three snowploughs that will operate on biodiesel. The project, which is run in partnership with Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT), Optimus Technologies and Renewable Energy Group... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 24, 2019
GFG Alliance company SIMEC has acquired UK-based Fleetsolve, as part of its plans to deploy biodiesel generators. Fleetsolve has experience developing, operating and maintaining biofuel-powered combined heat and power (CHP) generation equipment. Under the terms of the deal, SIMEC will take full ownership of Fleetsolve, as well as its sister company Fuelsolve. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 24, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Neste has signed a long-term wind power agreement with clean energy company Fortum, to power two of its production sites in Finland with wind energy. Neste will purchase around 70% of total production at the Kalax wind farm, which is currently under construction in Närpes, Ostrobothnia in Finland, for a contract period of 12 years. Total... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 22, 2019
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has opened its new West Coast office, to be led by California Air Resources Board (CARB) division chief Floyd Vergara, in the US state of California. The expansion will strengthen the association’s presence on the US West Coast, where climate programmes are an important market driver for low-carbon fuels such as biodiesel and renewable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 17, 2019
The East Bay Clean Cities Coalition in California, US has awarded renewable diesel producer Neste its 2019 Clean Air Champion Award. According to Richard Battersby, director and chairman of the coalition, the award recognises Neste’s “exemplary work with renewable fuels and focus on sustainability as a core part of your mission and operations." The company supplies... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 17, 2019
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Berkeley Lab – have successfully created six blends by combining municipal solid waste (MSW) with biomass. MSW is rubbish that is produced every day around the world in significant volumes. Using an ionic liquid-based process, the scientists have converted the blends into methyl ketones, which are chemical compounds... [Read More]


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