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Dec 10, 2020
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Bioethanol News
Dec 9, 2020
Emirates has welcomed the first of three new A380s to join its fleet that was powered by a blend of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel. The aircraft arrived in Dubai in the early hours of Saturday morning and is the fleet’s 116th A380. Emirates is scheduled to receive two more A380 aircraft later this month. This is the first time the airline is using sustainable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 9, 2020
Signature Flight Support and Neste are making low emission, renewable fuel a reality for business aviation starting with the first two locations of its worldwide network. Through its company-wide Signature Renew programme, the operator has pumped the initial ceremonial gallon of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at San Francisco airport and London-Luton airport. This marks... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 9, 2020
Six US associations have challenged the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to exempt 31 small refineries from their obligations to comply with the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2018. Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Biodiesel Board, American Coalition for Ethanol and the National Farmers Union, collectively... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 8, 2020
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has launched a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme for the airfreight industry. Both Air France and KLM have been pioneers in terms of fuel efficiency and seeking alternative fuel solutions. KLM operated the world’s first commercial flight using SAF in 2011 from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Paris Charles de Gaulle. By investing... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 7, 2020
Analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has revealed that while nearly all new 2021 cars are approved by the manufacturer to use E15, fewer models are being offered as flex fuel vehicles (FFVs) capable of operating on fuel blends containing up to 85% ethanol. Only two car makers — Ford and General Motors — are offering FFVs in their new models. Just 11... [Read More]

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]


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