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Sep 21, 2021
Gevo partners with DoE to develop next-generation biofuels
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Sep 20, 2021
Shell has announced its ambition to produce around 2 million tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) a year by 2025. It also aims to have at least 10% of its global aviation fuel sales as SAF by 2030. This follows the oil and gas company’s revelation that it is to build a 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park in Rotterdam. “Currently,... [Read More]

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Sep 20, 2021
Tottenham Hotspur hosted the world’s first net-zero carbon football match when the London club welcomed rivals Chelsea to their stadium. Both teams headed to the stadium on coaches that were powered by renewable diesel produced from food waste products. Spur teamed up with Sky and Chelsea with the goal of being net-zero through emissions reductions and offsetting the... [Read More]

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Sep 17, 2021
Royal Dutch Shell has announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. Once built, the facility will be among the biggest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste. A facility... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2021
Nova Pangaea Technologies has raised a further £2.4 million (€2.8 million) from existing investors as part of a successful Series A funding round. The latest investment has been led by Par Equity, alongside Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) and Cambridge Angels as well as several existing private investors. It is the largest fundraising round for the company... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2021
Eni and Rome airport have signed a strategic agreement to promote decarbonisation initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerate the ecological transition of airports. Eni has been producing hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) biofuel in its Venice and Gela biorefineries since 2014 via its proprietary Ecofoning™ technology. It can also produce sustainable aviation... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2021
Total Touch Cargo Holland BV (TTC) and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) have entered into a partnership as part of it sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme. Under the deal, AFKLMP Cargo will use SAF on selected cargo flights from Nairobi, Kenya, to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, carrying TTC’s fresh agricultural and horticultural products. Bénédicte... [Read More]

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Sep 13, 2021
Airlines for America (A4A) has announced that its member carriers have pledged to work with government leaders and other stakeholders to make 3 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to aircraft operators in 2030. The group, that includes United Airlines, Southwest, Delta and American, said this was part of a commitment to work across the aviation... [Read More]

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Sep 13, 2021
Safran Helicopter Engines completed a first at its Bordes site in France by successfully testing an engine using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). A Makila 2 ran on a biofuel produced by TotalEnergies from residues and waste from the circular economy - specifically used cooking oil (UCO). This test was able to evaluate the operational impact of using only SAF on... [Read More]

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Sep 13, 2021
United and Honeywell have announced a joint multimillion-dollar investment in Alder Fuels – a cleantech company that is pioneering technologies for producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). When used together across the fuel lifecycle, the Alder technologies, coupled with Honeywell's Ecofining™ process, could have the ability to produce a carbon-negative fuel at... [Read More]

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Sep 13, 2021
Fuel pumps across Great Britain are now greener with the introduction of E10 as the new standard grade of petrol. Since September 1, over 95% of all petrol vehicles are compatible with E10, with the small number of older vehicles, including classic cars and some from the early 2000s, still able to access E5 petrol in the ‘Super’ grade. Motorists should use the government’s free... [Read More]

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Sep 10, 2021
Chevron USA and Gevo plan to invest in building new facilities that will process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Through the proposed collaboration, Gevo will operate its proprietary technology to produce SAF and renewable blending components for blended petro. In addition to co-investing with Gevo in one or more projects, Chevron will have... [Read More]

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Sep 10, 2021
Growth Energy’s CEO Emily Skor has welcomed the Biden administration’s commitment to produce 3 billion gallons of SAF per year by 2030. This was following a virtual Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) roundtable with White House representatives. Skor said: “I was pleased to join the White House’s conversation on how to make SAF a success. “Crop-based biofuels... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 9, 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 new data. The figures showed a significant increase in production of ethanol for industrial use. The new statistics confirm the importance of European renewable ethanol biorefineries to achieving EU Green Deal objectives... [Read More]

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Sep 9, 2021
An engineering professor will head new research into cellulosic biofuel production. Dartmouth Engineering Professor Daniel Olson will lead a team funded by a $1.2 million (€1.4 million), three-year grant from the US Department of Energy (DoE) to look into the next-generation biofuels and chemicals. The researchers' goal is to use C. thermocellum and to better understand... [Read More]


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