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Oct 15, 2021
Mission accomplished as Clariant completes new bioethanol plant
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Oct 15, 2021
Essar and HyNet have announced plans to create a new facility to convert non-recyclable household waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use by airlines operating at UK airports. The project involves Essar, Fulcrum BioEnergy and Essar’s subsidiary company Stanlow Terminals Limited and will convert several hundred thousand tonnes of pre-processed waste, otherwise... [Read More]

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Oct 15, 2021
Nexolub and Life for Tyres (L4T) have announced a 10-year offtake agreement for the supply of renewable biofuel to be produced at a new recycling plant under construction in Puertollano, Spain. This agreement will result in an expected volume of up to 10,000 tonnes per year of the new advanced hydrocarbon. Used tyres will be sent to refineries to meet the growing demand... [Read More]

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Oct 14, 2021
ArcelorMittal Belgium has marked a major milestone in the construction of its pioneering Steelanol project with the installation of four bioreactors at the Gent steel plant. The bioreactors, which will convert industrial gases captured during the steelmaking process into sustainable ethanol, are the central element of the installation. The next phase will be to install... [Read More]

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Oct 13, 2021
Williams have committed themselves to becoming climate positive by 2030 as part of a far-reaching climate change target. Williams has also become the first F1 team to sign up to the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework. Climate positive means an organisation is removing more carbon from the atmosphere than it is producing. To achieve this ambitious goal,... [Read More]

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Oct 13, 2021
Prince Charles has revealed his Aston Martin runs on E85 petrol. In an interview with the BBC, the heir to the UK throne said his vehicle is powered by 85% bioethanol and 15% unleaded petrol. The British royal told the BBC that he converted his beloved car, which has been driving for over five decades, to run on wine and cheese. Prince Charles said the E85, is made... [Read More]

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Oct 13, 2021
Heathrow Airport is urging the UK government to show leadership in decarbonising aviation at COP26. Passenger numbers at Heathrow Airport remained at just under 40% of pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels in September, while EU rivals enjoyed stronger resurgence over summer. North American traffic is only 25% of 2019 levels. Cargo, which is carried in the hold of passenger... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 12, 2021
The FIA has announced it is targeting the wholesale use of synthetic fuels by 2025. The FIA announced the use of E10 biofuels in Formula 1 from 2022 last year. F1 has partnered with both manufacturers and energy companies to develop and mass-produce biofuels that will contribute to F1’s net zero carbon emissions target by 2030. These fuels will be manufactured with... [Read More]

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Oct 12, 2021
Growth Energy has submitted comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling on the agency to expand biofuels use in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These comments were in response to a proposed rulemaking last month by EPA and the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to decarbonise light-duty vehicles for model years 2023 through 2026. The... [Read More]

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Oct 11, 2021
Virgin Atlantic has announced ambitious carbon targets as the airline renews its mission to achieve net zero by 2050. The airline aims to achieve a 15% gross reduction in CO2 achieved through continued fleet transformation and operational efficiency by 2026. By 2030, a 15% net reduction in total CO2 emissions, including 10% of fuel sourced from sustainable aviation fuel... [Read More]

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Oct 7, 2021
Stanlow Terminals has finished a £500,000 (€588,000) upgrade of three of its biofuel tanks. The tanks have been re-lined with a new coating system to allow a greater range of biofuels to be stored, either as a blend or separately. This follows the move in the UK to increase the bioethanol blend in petrol from E5 to E10 since September 1 – increasing the demand for... [Read More]

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Oct 7, 2021
The Federal Association of the German Bioethanol Industry Association has launched a new version of the refuele10.com website. The website, which has been online since 2018, has been completely revised and updated and users can now expect:an updated database on E10 engine compatibility for all passenger car models and additional information about the climate compatibility... [Read More]

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Oct 6, 2021
Eni has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Congo to further develop the biofuels industry there. The MoU sets the framework for the industrial scale production of castor oil, to provide feedstock for Eni’s biorefinery system. The pilot phase is set to begin with castor bean sowing activities on over 200 hectares of land, and up to 1,000 estimated beneficiaries.... [Read More]

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Oct 6, 2021
Air France, TotalEnergies, the Metropole and the Airport of Nice Côte d’Azur have joined forces to operate a flight fuelled with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Air France Flight 6235 was loaded with 30% SAF produced by TotalEnergies at its French plants. After a first long-haul flight fuelled by French-made SAF in May, this latest development by Air France and TotalEnergies... [Read More]

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Oct 5, 2021
Clariant is set to officially open its first commercial-scale plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol based on the sunliquid technology. The plant, with an annual capacity of 50,000 tonnes of cellulosic ethanol, is located in Podari, near Craiova, in the southwestern part of Romania. sunliquid cellulosic ethanol is an advanced, sustainable biofuel that plays an... [Read More]


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