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Dec 7, 2020
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Bioethanol News
Dec 3, 2020
Growth Energy has threatened to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the missed Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) deadline. The organisation is accusing the EPA of failing to commit to its statutory obligation to issue the 2021 RVO by 30 November - an annual deadline set by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The notice gives EPA 60 days to issue the 2021... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 2, 2020
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) missed a deadline to announce how much renewable fuel refiners had to blend into their fuel mixtures next year. The EPA must finalise its decision on the annual biofuel blending volume requirements it imposes on the refining industry for the next year by the end of November, Reuters reported. “At this point, it likely makes... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 2, 2020
Clariant said it was making good progress with the construction of its new sunliquid cellulosic ethanol production plant in Podari. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a challenging situation, Clariant’s team in the south-western part of Romania has been able to ensure that work continues while fully complying with all pandemic precaution regulations established... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 1, 2020
Neste has acquired a minority stake in Aircraft Fuel Supply (AFS). AFS is the owner and operator of the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol fuel storage company. Through its share in AFS, one of the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel will be able to offer to airlines operating at Schiphol supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 30, 2020
A Lufthansa cargo aircraft took off using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time. The Boeing 777F departed from Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday and headed to Shanghai, China, laden with SAF. Peter Gerber, the CEO of Lufthansa Cargo, described the flight as a "milestone because it is the first flight of this kind that will have flown 100% CO2 neutral”. By... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 26, 2020
The deadline to join cleantech innovators Celtic Renewables' Crowdcube funding campaign ends soon. With commissioning of its refinery in Scotland on track for spring 2021 and on the back of £30 million (€33 million) funding already raised, the business, awarded the most innovative biotech SME in Europe, is poised to play a pivotal role in the UK’s transition to... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 23, 2020
Vending machines are being used to dispense liquid bioethanol to customers across Nairobi in Kenya. Designed and built by KOKO Networks, these machines are being installed inside local shops to provide fuel in small quantities for daily cooking. These form part of a solution to a widespread problem in African cities - how to get clean fuel for cooking into homes safely... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 20, 2020
Velocys has thrown its support behind the UK Government’s 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution. The new proposal announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson will mobilise £12 billion (€13.4 billion) of government investment in areas such as ‘jet zero’ and sustainable shipping. The action plan, it is argued, will create and support up to 250,000 jobs. Commenting... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 19, 2020
The UK Government’s 10 point plan for a green industrial revolution has been welcomed by Sustainable Aviation. The new proposal will mobilise £12 billion (€13.4 billion) of government investment and potential three times as much from the private sector in areas such as ‘jet zero’ and sustainable shipping. The action plan, it is argued, will create and support... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 18, 2020
A motorcycle using E10 fuel has been successfully developed and trialled. Nova Pangaea Technologies, the UK based clean tech company, carried out the experiment at its headquarters in Redcar. The trial, which took place on 30 October, featured its REFNOVA process that converts agricultural residues into valuable products for biofuels. CEO Sarah Ellerby said: “This... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 17, 2020
Leaders from across the UK’s Sustainable Aviation coalition have written to the Prime Minister to reaffirm the industry’s commitment to achieving net zero by 2050. The organisation is calling for a strengthened partnership between Government and the aviation sector to achieve the goal of making zero-emissions flight possible. In the letter, the coalition has called... [Read More]

Features
Nov 16, 2020
Throughout history, fossil fuels were the dominant energy source that powered the world. However, due to their negative environmental impact and unsustainability, there have been new efforts to shift the world’s reliance onto greener, renewable sources of energy, such as biofuels. The biofuel industry has become an emerging market, providing a multitude of alternative... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 13, 2020
A new report from the World Economic Forum on the importance of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been published. The Clean Skies for Tomorrow: Sustainable Aviation Fuels as a Pathway to Net Zero Aviation report highlighted the need for rapid sale-up of SAF production and use. The report found that sufficient sustainable feedstocks were available to meet the projected... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 13, 2020
Rolls-Royce is to use 100% sustainable aviation fuel for the first time in testing next generation engine technology as part of its decarbonisation strategy. The tests will aim to confirm that unblended SAF makes a significant contribution to improving the environmental performance of gas turbine engines. The SAF being used in the tests was produced by low-carbon fuel... [Read More]


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