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Renewables overtook fossil fuels in UK in 2020
Bioethanol News
Jul 27, 2021
British Airways, LanzaJet and Nova Pangaea Technologies have been shortlisted for funding from the UK's Department of Transport's Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition to develop the UK's first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facility utilising UK wood waste. The amount of waste wood processed in the UK increased by 6% to 3.98 million tonnes in 2019,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 27, 2021
Boeing has released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards. "In September 2020, amidst a global pandemic, Boeing formed a Sustainability... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 26, 2021
The possibility of making low-carbon jet fuel from sewage is now a little closer. Subject to final confirmation of grant awards, Green Fuels Research, a pioneer in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), said its FIREFLY project has been selected as one of eight industry-led projects shortlisted to receive a share of £15 million (€17.5 million) in the Department for Transport’s... [Read More]

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Jul 26, 2021
POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels, has appeared in a new short film as part of the series Nature’s Building Blocks, produced by BBC StoryWorks. The digital film was produced by the commercial content division of BBC Global News. The film series showcases several companies doing ground breaking, innovative work in biotechnology. POET’s film focuses... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 26, 2021
Velocys has revealed it has been shortlisted for the Government’s Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition, aimed at supporting the UK’s emerging sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) sector. The competition follows sustainable aviation commitments laid out in the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. Its key objective is to support... [Read More]

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Jul 23, 2021
Net zero aviation becomes one step closer as eight companies have been shortlisted to receive a share of £15 million (€17.5 million) to develop first-of-a-kind production plants across the UK that will turn waste into jet fuel. Announced as part of the Prime Minister’s 10 point plan, the Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition will support these companies as... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 23, 2021
Renewable Energy Group (REG), a leading producer of renewable fuels, has partnered with Manchester United to reinforce their commitment to environmental sustainability. REG recycles waste and by-product fats and oils into sustainable fuels. This enables organisations and individuals to become more environmentally friendly, without sacrificing quality or performance. The... [Read More]

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Jul 22, 2021
Forecourt petrol retailers in the UK have urged motorists not to panic about fuel availability after BP was forced to close several sites due to shortages. BP has confirmed the temporary closure of some petrol stations after a growing shortage of HGV drivers and the ‘Pingdemic’ disrupted supply chains, leaving neither biofuel-blended unleaded or diesel fuel available. There... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 22, 2021
Growth Energy has launched a new digital ad campaign urging President Biden and leaders in Congress to stop oil industry handouts and uphold their commitments to reduce carbon emissions and support low carbon biofuels. The ads, appearing online, will run until August and will direct readers to an action page focused on restoring year-round sales of E15 and emphasising... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 22, 2021
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is planning to petition the US Court of Appeals for a rehearing of an E15 case that could jeopardise the year-round sale of the 15% ethanol blend of gasoline starting next year. The RFA may be petitioning the DC Circuit for a rehearing before all 11 judges of the court and may possibly petition the Supreme Court on the case, the head... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 21, 2021
Guala Closures Group announced it has joined the Air France-KLM Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. The Group sees its membership of the SAF programme as a natural extension of the commitment to sustainability in its own production and product design. The aim of the SAF programme is to reduce carbon emissions in the aviation sector. This is an alternative fuel... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 21, 2021
A group of US senators introduced legislation that would eliminate a national mandate requiring oil refiners to blend corn-based ethanol into their fuel mix. Republican Senator Pat Toomey from Pennsylvania and Democratic Senator Bob Menendez from New Jersey, part of the group introducing the bill, represent states with oil refineries. Lawmakers from both states have... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 20, 2021
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal is counter-productive to the goal of sustainable aviation. EU policy needs to support practical emission reduction measures such as incentives for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and modernisation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 19, 2021
The downstream oil sector - the supplier of 96% of the UK’s transport fuels – said it was committed to working with the UK Government to decarbonise the transport system following the release of the Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP). The announced changes to the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO), will see a steady increase in renewable fuel content blended... [Read More]


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