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Oct 5, 2021
LanzaTech to trial SAF production from waste carbon dioxide
Bioethanol News
Oct 5, 2021
European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.57 billion litres of ethanol and 6.16 million tonnes of co-products in 2020, according to audited data released by the industry group. The figures showed a significant increase in production of ethanol for industrial use, including for hand sanitisers and disinfectants. More than 98% of the feedstock used... [Read More]

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Oct 1, 2021
Renewable Energy Group (REG) has announced that it is closing its 35 million gallon per year nameplate capacity facility located near Houston, Texas. The company acquired and commissioned the plant in 2008 and has been operating it since. "We have made the decision not to renew the lease for our REG Houston biorefinery, which would have imposed an uncompetitive fixed... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 1, 2021
Aemetis has announced a $1 billion (€0.86 billion) offtake agreement with Delta Air Lines for 250 million gallons of blended fuel containing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be delivered over the 10 year term of the agreement. SAF provides significant environmental benefits compared to petroleum jet fuel, including a lower lifecycle carbon footprint. Delta’s agreement... [Read More]

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Oct 1, 2021
Valmet is set to rebuild a pretreatment system for RE Energy’s biorefinery in Kalundborg, Denmark. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2021 and the delivery is planned for the first half of next year. The value of the order will not be disclosed. “RE Energy acquired the old biorefinery with the clear intention to bring it back... [Read More]

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Sep 30, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a $7.5 million (€6.4 million) investment in the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE)-led Regional Conservation Partnership Programme (RCPP) project to secure farmers access to low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) markets. ACE, South Dakota Corn Growers Association, Dakota Ethanol, South Dakota State University, Cultivating... [Read More]

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Sep 29, 2021
TripActions and Reed & Mackay and Neste have announced a new global partnership to offer Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to its customers. The travel and spend management group will be able to provide customers with the option to buy sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at scale and reduce the environmental impact of their business travel. The company aims to operate... [Read More]

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Sep 28, 2021
Gazprom and Aeroflot join forces to develop “green” aviation fuel Gazprom Neft has entered into a partnership with Aeroflot to produce Russia’s first ever minimum-carbon-footprint sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The agreement was signed by Gazprom CEO Alexander Dyukov and Aeroflot CEO Mikhail Poluboyarinov at this year’s Eastern Economic Forum. This partnership... [Read More]

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Sep 28, 2021
TotalEnergies and Safran have signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly develop technical and commercial solutions for the decarbonisation of the aviation industry. In line with the ambition of both companies to reach net zero CO2 emissions by 2050, this major partnership aims to accelerate the reduction of emissions of the aviation industry. The collaboration... [Read More]

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Sep 27, 2021
The name ‘Fit for 55’ may have many people scratching their heads – is it an exercise programme, or maybe a breakfast cereal? – but in EU circles it is already part of the common language – shorthand for a sweeping set of proposals to remake the legislative landscape for energy and climate policy. For the EU biofuels industry, the new proposals – including... [Read More]

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Sep 27, 2021
Honeywell and Wood have announced a comprehensive package of technologies to support the effort to produce carbon-neutral aviation fuel (SAF). When used together, the technologies, which are based on Honeywell's UOP Ecofining process technology and Wood's hydrogen plant technology, could reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 100% using certain feedstocks. The... [Read More]

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Sep 24, 2021
Sikorsky has approved the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the S-92 helicopter as an alternative to petroleum-based fuels. Norway-based CHC Helikopter Service was the first to fly the S-92 helicopter using Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (HEFA-SPK) which is one of seven types of approved SAF available. SAF is capable of reducing lifecycle carbon emissions by... [Read More]

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Sep 24, 2021
UN Ambassador for the Convention on Migratory Species Sacha Dench is recovering in hospital after an air accident days after visiting Celtic Renewables. The paraglider who was raising awareness about the climate crisis was seriously hurt in the incident in the Western Highlands of Scotland. A spokesman for her said her “injuries were serious, but they were not life-threatening”.... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2021
UK-based Velocys has announced profits of €3.3 million (€3.85 million) covering the first half of 2021. This positive news follows on from British Airways’ decision to extend the Altalto option agreement and committing itself to domestic UK SAF production. Altalto was also awarded a grant under the Green Fuels Green Skies scheme of £2.4 million (€2.8 million)... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 21, 2021
Cathay Pacific has pledged to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its total fuel consumption by 2030. The Asian airline has made pioneering efforts in supporting SAF development for more than a decade. In 2014, it was the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, from which the airline has already committed to purchasing 1.1 million tonnes of SAF over... [Read More]


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