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Nov 4, 2021
Airflo and Tiger Freight join SAF programme
Bioethanol News
Nov 4, 2021
Ethanol sales in France “will hit record highs” this year and next “supported by strong demand for high-ethanol fuel E85 as car owners seek cheaper alternatives to gasoline,” ePURE has highlighted. As the EU considers ways to reduce emissions from road transport,the organisation said it should look at how France has promoted the use of GHG-saving renewable ethanol... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 4, 2021
Virgin Atlantic has joined leading airline players including Air France KLM, Delta and the Boston Consulting Group in forming the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT). This new non-profit organisation aims to accelerate breakthroughs in emerging technologies to decarbonise aviation. As the aviation sector focuses on decarbonisation, new solutions will be required to reach... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 3, 2021
The Department for Transport has awarded Project Speedbird, a partnership between Nova Pangaea Technologies, British Airways, and LanzaJet, £484,000 (€571,000) to fund a feasibility study for the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the UK. The funding was awarded as part of the UK Department for Transport’s Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 2, 2021
Wood is advancing a project for Renewable Energy Group (REG) that will expand REG’s renewable diesel fuel offering to help meet the world’s growing demand for sustainable fuels. The engineering, procurement, and construction management services contract will support REG’s improvement and expansion project at its renewable diesel biorefinery in Geismar, Louisiana. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 2, 2021
Airbus, Dassault Aviation, ONERA, the French Ministry of Transport and Safran have launched the first in-flight study of a single-aisle aircraft running on unblended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). During the flight test over the Toulouse region on 28 October, one CFM LEAP-1A engine of an Airbus A319neo test aircraft operated on 100% SAF. Initial results from the ground... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 1, 2021
DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo will extend their weekly CO2-free freighter flights between Frankfurt and Shanghai using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The joint mission will be continued throughout the entire winter flight schedule until March next year and Nokia has signed up to the initiative. The global telecommunication network provider will avoid greenhouse gas... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 1, 2021
Family-owned Muir Construction has completed the building of Scotland’s first multi-million-pound Celtic Renewables’ biorefinery at Caledon Green in Grangemouth. The facility has the capacity to produce 1 million litres of sustainable biofuels annually. The multi-million-pound plant will use Celtic Renewables’ patented technology to convert 50,000 tonnes of unwanted... [Read More]

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Oct 29, 2021
In the first nine months of the 2021 financial year, Novozymes delivered 6% organic sales growth, marking an important step in fulfilling its long-term growth strategy. The global biotechnology company, which has developed methods of boosting efficiency in ethanol production, reported an EBIT-margin of 28.8% and ROIC including goodwill of 22.1%. “Our results for... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 29, 2021
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has thanked President Biden and Congressional leaders for including nearly $1 billion (€858 million) in biofuels infrastructure investments in the proposed Build Back Better budget reconciliation framework. The Build Back Better Act has been designed to create millions of good-paying jobs, enable more Americans to join and remain in the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 28, 2021
US Senator John Thune, a long-time member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, led several colleagues in requesting a meeting with President Biden to promote biofuels. Along with his colleagues, Senator Thune has requested to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard and promote biofuels as a key solution for the US’ energy and climate agenda.... [Read More]

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Oct 28, 2021
Clariant significantly increased profitability in the third quarter of 2021 on the back of double-digit sales growth. The company announced that Q3 2021 sales from continuing operations increased by 23% in the local currency and Swiss francs to CHF 1.096 billion (€1.029 billion). The sales growth was achieved via higher volumes and strong pricing in all business areas... [Read More]

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Oct 26, 2021
Sustainable marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels and Renewable Energy Group (REG) have entered into a long-term agreement for the supply and development of marine biofuel. With REG’s expertise in biofuels and GoodFuels’ ‘pioneering strengths’, both firms are playing an important role in enabling the decarbonisation efforts for shipping companies. This announcement... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 25, 2021
Velocys has welcomed the recognition in the UK Government’s newly published Net Zero Strategy that sustainable fuels are a practical way to decarbonise the aviation sector. In the document, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “Our strategy for net zero is to lead the world in ending our contribution to climate change, while turning this mission into the greatest... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 22, 2021
Rolls-Royce has carried out a successful test flight of its 747 Flying Testbed aircraft using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Trent 1000 engine. Working with Boeing and World Energy the aircraft flew from Tucson airport in Arizona, passing over New Mexico and Texas, with a Trent 1000 engine running solely on 100% SAF while the remaining three RB211 engines ran... [Read More]


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