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Oct 13, 2020
CEO welcomes research into the take-off potential of SAF in the UK
Bioethanol News
Oct 12, 2020
A letter has been sent to the Chancellor from a new coalition including the CBI, Velocys and Drax calling on the government to adopt a clear commitment to greenhouse gas removal and negative emissions technologies. The letter from the Coalition for Negative Emissions to Rishi Sunak describes how the new group aims to develop pioneering projects that can remove CO2 and... [Read More]

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Oct 12, 2020
New research by industry coalition Sustainable Aviation confirms that the UK could be home to up to 14 sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facilities in areas across the country - making it a world leader in clean aviation technology. The research by energy consultancy E4tech and commissioned by Sustainable Aviation revealed that these facilities could be based... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 9, 2020
Red Rock and Shell have entered into a cellulosic fuel purchase and sale agreement. The agreement will see Shell purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and cellulosic renewable diesel fuel from Red Rock’s new biorefinery in Lakeview, Oregon. Shell will distribute the SAF to Red Rock’s existing airline customers and market Red Rock’s cellulosic renewable diesel... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 9, 2020
US exports of grain in all forms (GIAF) reached nearly 101 million metric tonnes by the end of the 2019/2020 marketing year. According to data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and analysis by the US Grains Council (USGC) this amounted to an equivalent to 3.97 billion bushels. While the export total declined 5% year-over-year, GIAF exports still represented... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 8, 2020
The Red River Biorefinery (RRB) has announced it has expanded production to supply ethanol that meets the US Pharmacopeia purity and quality standards for hand sanitiser. The US-based ethanol production facility has seen a sharp rise in demand from key customers and is refocusing some of its production. Keshav Rajpal, President of the RRB, said: “Now more than ever,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 7, 2020
Velocys appeared at the world’s first Net Zero Festival and took part in a panel discussion. The virtual discussion centred on the topic of Prepping Net Zero Flight for Take Off. Henrik Wareborn, Velocys CEO, told the virtual audience that “what we can do here and now, today, is replace fossil jet fuel with synthetic jet fuel that doesn’t require us to drill for... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 6, 2020
Green Fuels and INOCAS have announced an agreement to engage in the development of a sustainable fuels value chain in Brazil. Using macaúba in novel intercropping and agrosilvopastoral techniques, the partners intend to ensure future sustainable fuel production for distributed energy and land, marine and air transport sectors. Green Fuels is establishing a biofuel... [Read More]

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Oct 5, 2020
A long-time consultant with the US Grains Council (USGC) was inducted into the US/Vietnam Agricultural Hall of Fame at a formal luncheon and awards ceremony. The event which recognised the work of Tran Trong Chien, was part of agricultural month in Vietnam, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the normalisation of trade relations. Chien has worked with the council... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 2, 2020
Missouri's first ethanol plant celebrated a milestone anniversary. POET Biorefining in Macon, US, produced its first ethanol in May 2000 and past and current employees along with local lawmakers and citizens visited the plant to celebrate the special landmark. The plant started with an annual production capacity of 15 million gallons of ethanol. Three years later, the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 2, 2020
Swedavia is contributing to sustainable air travel by buying more sustainable aviation fuel. The bio-aviation fuel corresponds to about 9,000 flights and will be refuelled at Stockholm Arlanda Airport from 22 September. Swedavia has been buying bio-aviation fuel annually since 2016 corresponding to the need for its own business trips for one year. The purpose is to... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 1, 2020
E10info.eu, a new online resource for consumer information about the E10 fuel blend, has launched as part of a broader effort to highlight the importance of renewable ethanol to EU climate goals. Use of E10, which contains up to 10% renewable ethanol by volume, significantly reduces emissions from petrol cars and is sold in petrol stations in 14 EU countries. Other... [Read More]

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Sep 29, 2020
PT Pertamina will use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels at its Plaju and Cilacap refineries in Indonesia. The company will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel Process technology at its Plaju refinery in Palembang, South Sumatra, and UOP Ecofining technology at its Cilacap refinery in Central Java. UOP will provide technology licenses, basic engineering,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 29, 2020
Air bp, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, has delivered 210 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Swedish airport operator, Swedavia. Swedavia and its partners SOS Alarm, Systembolaget and the 2030 Secretariat procured the fuel through a joint tender, as part of an initiative to promote the large-scale production of SAF and its use.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 28, 2020
The pioneering partnership between government and the aviation sector to fast-track zero-emission flights has taken its next step forward with the publication of Jet Zero Council’s main aims. Following the first meeting of the group earlier in the summer, representatives from the UK’s leading aerospace, aviation and technology sectors will work in lockstep with Transport... [Read More]


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