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Jan 3, 2024
EU begins probe into biodiesel imports from China
Biodiesel News
Jan 2, 2024
A biofuel company working with NASA has announced plans to open a £9 million (€10.3 million) County Derry plant on a landfill site. Renovare Fuels said the first of its kind UK and EU operation in Craigmore will create up to two million litres of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from gases trapped in the waste. The plant will be built on top of an existing landfill... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 22, 2023
Preem’s fully renewable HVO, produced at its Gothenburg refinery, has been exported for the first time in the company's history. This is an important milestone on Swedish company's journey towards a climate-neutral value chain by 2035. By restructuring production at the refineries in Lysekil and Gothenburg, the plan is to achieve a production capacity of 2.5 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 21, 2023
VARO Energy and Höegh Autoliners have announced a strategic partnership aimed at advancing the decarbonisation of maritime sectors. This collaboration focuses on supplying 100% advanced biofuels for deep-sea transportation from Europe, underpinning both companies' voluntary commitments to superior sustainability standards. This partnership is aligned with the strategies... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 21, 2023
Murrays Coaches’ bid to drive down its emissions continues with the arrival of five new biodiesel-fuelled vehicles for use in Queensland in Australia. Murrays Coaches, operating transit contracts between Brisbane and regional Queensland, will vastly reduce its CO2 emissions (by more than 80%) thanks to the arrival of five new Scania coaches - running as standard on... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 21, 2023
Nextchem, through its waste-to-chemicals subsidiary MyRechemical, has been awarded a feasibility study for the integration of its proprietary Waste-to-Syngas technology in a conversion plant that will transform solid municipal waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This is the first major project in the UAE aimed at producing up to 120,000 tonnes per year of SAF. MyRechemical... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 19, 2023
Repsol's industrial complex in Cartagena has received the first shipment of used cooking oil (UCO) to be used as a raw material in Spain's first renewable fuels plant. The ship that arrived from Huelva in southern Spain, has unloaded 7,500 tonnes of used cooking oil. Repsol is transforming its industrial complexes into multi-energy centres with the capacity to produce... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 14, 2023
CSL has announced a significant milestone in its Great Lakes biofuel programme. With a cumulative 75,000 running hours on B100 biofuel over the past four years, CSL ships have made significant strides in supporting decarbonisation efforts by replacing 55,000 metric tonnes of fossil fuel with biodiesel and avoiding 156,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide. “Unlike other... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 13, 2023
VINCI Airports, which operates Saint-Nazaire Montoir airport, and TotalEnergies have joined forces to make sustainable aviation fuel available. The biofuel is produced in France by TotalEnergies from waste and residues from the circular economy, such as used cooking oil. Airbus will use this sustainable aviation fuel to refuel Belugas used for the daily transport of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 12, 2023
Neste has partnered with Coleman Oil Company to enable cities and businesses to have easier access to Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ in the state of Washington in the US. This partnership expands the availability of Neste MY Renewable Diesel to key locations in Coleman Oil’s network of commercial fuelling stations and other distribution channels, such as bulk fuel delivery... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 11, 2023
Malaysia-headquartered biofuel feedstock supplier FatHopes Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai-based Lootah Biofuels to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airlines flying out from the Dubai International Airport. The MoU, signed during COP28 in Dubai, was witnessed by Malaysia’s Minister of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 4, 2023
UK-based energy giant SSE has submitted proposals to transform its Tarbert Power Station in County Kerry in Ireland into a facility that operates on biofuels. The energy company’s Irish subsidiary, SSE Thermal, submitted the application to An Bord Pleanála to develop the 350 megawatt power station. The facility will initially run on Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO)... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 30, 2023
Cepsa, Maersk and Renfe have successfully completed the first test in Spain of renewable fuels in rail transport. For 15 weeks, Renfe’s locomotives used more than 130 tons of HVO (renewable diesel) to complete 100 journeys between Algeciras and Cordoba. This, together with the use of renewable energy along the rest of the route, made it possible to sustainably transport... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 29, 2023
Topsoe has signed licensing and engineering agreements with Santa Maria to develop a project focusing on the production of renewable fuels from various renewable feedstocks. The proposed project, located in East Texas, plans to produce a combination of renewable diesel and SAF at a production capacity of 3,000 bbl/d. The project will contribute to reduce emissions in... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2023
Neste is partnering with two new distributors in France to make Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ available for the first time in the market and to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emission in the transport sector. Neste MY Renewable Diesel will be available in France from January. “We are very proud to start our collaboration with two new fuel distribution... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 23, 2023
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has slightly raised its forecast of global rapeseed production and consumption, in its latest report. The USDA estimates global rapeseed production for the 2023/24 crop year at around 85.6 million tonnes, up 0.5 million tonnes from the October outlook. This translates to an expected 3.6% decline on the previous year's bumper... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 21, 2023
Scania West Africa, TotalEnergies Marketing Côte d’Ivoire, ANADER and LA SIR have inaugurated a biodiesel pilot in Abidjan - the capital of Côte d’Ivoire. The pilot aims to cut emissions from public transport through locally produced biofuels. Sustainably produced biofuels from waste are currently the best option to rapidly reduce emissions from most of the public... [Read More]


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