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Mar 4, 2024
Chevron idles biodiesel facilities as prices fall
Biodiesel News
Feb 29, 2024
DHL has renewed its partnership with Formula 1 and doubled its F1 biofuel-powered truck fleet. Following the success of the introduction of biofuel-powered trucks to its F1 fleet last year, DHL is introducing a further 19 trucks which will reduce emissions by 83% compared to their diesel counterparts. Celebrating a 20-year partnership with F1, DHL is also launching... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Feb 22, 2024
Vitol Bunkers has taken delivery of its first biofuel bunker barge, the Marine Future, at the port of Singapore - paving the way for the company to expand its footprint in the marine biofuels market in Asia. The addition of this specialised IMO type 2 notation bunker tanker to the V-Bunkers fleet will uniquely make it possible to supply biofuel blends including B24, B30... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Feb 6, 2024
Eni Rovuma Basin (ERB) has begun the production of vegetable oil which will be used as feedstock in Eni’s biorefineries. This initiative is part of Eni’s strategy to contribute to the decarbonisation of transportation and it will include Mozambique in the value chain of sustainable mobility. The vegetable oil has been extracted from by-products from local agro-processing... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 31, 2024
Acelen Renewables has selected Honeywell’s Ecofining™ technology to help support the efficient production of a targeted 20,000 barrels per day of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel. The fuels will be processed at Acelen’s facility in Bahia, Brazil, from a blend of inedible seed and waste oils. Honeywell’s Ecofining process, which was developed... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 30, 2024
Cannes-Mandelieu and Golfe de Saint-Tropez airports have announced they will be converting all internal combustion engine vehicles that cannot be converted to fully electric to biodiesel. Fire engines, refuelling lorries, farm machinery, and the auxiliary power units used to supply electricity to aircraft on stopovers are now fuelled with biodiesel at Cannes-Mandelieu... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 29, 2024
Germany delivered around 9% more biodiesel (FAME) to other EU member states in the first nine months of the 2023 calendar year than in the same period in 2022, according to EUROSTAT figures. With intra-community exports amounting to 1.6 million tonnes, Germany ranked third among the biggest biodiesel exporters of the European Union. The Netherlands is in first place... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 26, 2024
Valero Energy and Darling Ingredients have announced that the joint sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) project at the Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) Port Arthur plant remains on schedule with completion expected in the first quarter of 2025. The project is expected to give the DGD plant the optionality to upgrade approximately 50% of its current 470 million gallon renewable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 25, 2024
The European Biodiesel Bord (EBB) has moved to the next and most significant phase of its plan to combat the huge volumes of biodiesel imports from China that are causing such damage to the European industry. This is after its success in identifying evidence of fraudulent practices and stopping the suspected re-exporting of Indonesian biodiesel through the Port of Hainan... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 22, 2024
Greenergy has announced the successful commissioning of expansion works at two of their biodiesel plants in the UK and in Amsterdam. The works included upgrading the pre-treatment process capability, allowing for a wider range of waste oils as feedstocks to be processed into lower carbon biodiesel that will be used in transport fuels to reduce emissions. Already a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 19, 2024
The cities of Ames, Madison and Washington DC have utilised Optimus Technologies for their snowplows which are using 100% biodiesel (B100) as the decarbonisation solution for their heavy-duty fleets. This decision marks a significant milestone in these cities’ commitment to reducing carbon emissions and transitioning towards renewable energy sources today. This week,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 19, 2024
New York City took a monumental step towards clean air and a sustainable future with the grand opening of the city's first retail fuel station dispensing renewable diesel on January 11. This historic collaboration between Sprague and Sonomax signals a new era for the transportation sector with this drop-in fuel solution. “Sprague has a long history of introducing... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 17, 2024
Neste has welcomed the French government and Senate’s decision to increase the share of renewable energy within the overall energy consumption of the transport sector. This decision will pave the way for important steps forward in the efforts to combat climate change. In January 2024, the required minimum share of renewable energy will increase from 8.6% to 9.2% to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 16, 2024
Repsol will exceed 600 service stations supplying 100% renewable fuel by the end of 2024. The multi-energy company accelerated its commitment to renewable fuels with an ambitious goal of expanding its network of service stations with renewable fuels in the Iberian Peninsula. Renewable fuels are one of the main levers of Repsol's strategy to accelerate the reduction of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 10, 2024
Sumitomo Corp is looking to mass-produce biodiesel in Japan using wood and sugarcane waste. The Japanese trading house plans to open a demonstration plant in 2025 on the southern island of Tanegashima with the University of Tokyo and Solariant Capital, a US renewable energy development and investment company. After testing and getting mass production underway, the company... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 10, 2024
TransLink is introducing renewable diesel into its bus fleet as a cleaner fuel option. The Surrey Transit Centre in New Westminster, British Columbia, will be the first bus depot to transition and has been fully fuelled with renewable diesel since January 1. With this change, TransLink will be reducing total greenhouse gas emissions by 6,550 tonnes of its total emissions... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 8, 2024
Bunker One has been supplying B100 biofuel to Color Line’s SuperSpeed 1 and 2 ferries travelling between Hirtshals in Denmark and Larvik and Kristiansand in Norway. With this switch to biofuel, Color Line’s two passenger ferries have reduced carbon emissions by approximately 85% on average on the biofuel quantities used. With the EU ETS that took effect as of January... [Read More]


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