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Jan 16, 2019
PURNOL to make premium brand bioethanol
BIO-OTHER NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
In a release by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA), they announced that the state of Iowa’s governor, Kim Reynolds, released her 2019 Iowa budget proposal, which includes $3 million for the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Program (RFIP). The programme provides cost-share grants to help Iowan retailers... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new technique that offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals. The new technique uses gasification to turn biomass into intermediate products, such as liquid... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
Finnair has announced its new service that allows customers to offset the CO2 emissions of their flights by supporting a CO2 emission reduction project. They will also be able to reduce emissions by buying biofuel. In December of last year, the company announced it had... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 15, 2019
According to Reuters the European Commission is prepared to accept a deal with Argentine biodiesel producers in order to settle the long running trade dispute over imports into Europe. Reuters reports that The European Commission said that last week it had communicated to interested parties... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 11, 2019
US-based renewable chemicals and fuels producer Aemitis announced the completion of a 2-year capacity upgrade to its biodiesel and glycerin plant in Kakinada, India. Upgrades to the Kakinada plant included the installation of a pre-treatment unit to process lower-cost and waste feedstock into oil; the expansion of... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Jan 9, 2019
A new research study from the University of Cambridge is arguing that sustainable choices on palm oil should be made easier to understand and more accessible to consumers. The study is to be published in Environmental Research Letters. The study outlines how consumer goods companies and retailers... [Read More]

POLICY NEWS
Jan 9, 2019
According to Malaysiakini the Malaysian prime minister is planning to write a letter to the French president and Norwegian prime minister to protest the European Union (EU) parliament’s decision to ban palm oil from transport fuels.     Malaysian Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok Suh Sim informed reporters... [Read More]

POLICY NEWS
Jan 8, 2019
French deputies’ vote for the country’s 2019 finance bill has led to France increasing its biofuel mandates. This means that the minimum amount of biofuels that is incorporated into motor vehicle fuel is to be increased. The minimum amount of biofuels that is to be blended will... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 4, 2019
According to the Iowa Renewable Fuel Association (IRFA), 2018 has seen biodiesel sales increase as well as rebound from 2017. The IRFA report that in 2018 a record breaking 365 gallons of biodiesel was produced by the 12 biodiesel plants in Iowa. Executive director of the IRFA,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 3, 2019
Eni and the Governorate of the Vatican City State have signed an agreement to promote a circular economy. Global oil and gas company, Eni, is to provide Eni+ Diesel, an environmental impact diesel fuel which, according to the company, reduces polluting emissions by 40%. Giuseppe Ricci, Eni’s... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Dec 20, 2018
According to New Haven Biz American GreenFuels has launched a campaign to increase the use of its biofuel and promote the role of alternative fuels in reducing carbon emissions. The Bridgeport-based company that produces biodiesel in New Haven announced its “You Are What You Heat” campaign earlier... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 18, 2018
Finnish fuel producer Neste announced that it has entered a partnership with bunker and marine fuel provider ScanOcean AB to deliver and resell Neste’s low-sulfur marine fuel on the east coast of Sweden. "The re-seller partnership with ScanOcean is part of our marine fuel strategy as it... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 18, 2018
AP News reports that south-eastern South Dakota, Napa Junction is to be the location of a new ethanol plant. Officials are also considering the construction of a private natural gas pipeline in the area. The idea to bring a new ethanol plant to Napa Junction has appealed... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 18, 2018
The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew a military aircraft with blended biofuel for the first time, The Times of India reports. The Russian-sourced AN-32 transport plane was flight-tested with a 10% biojet fuel, created using Jatropha oil, in a sortie flown from the Chandigarh base. “The project to... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 17, 2018
According to a government researcher, China is set to at least triple its ethanol production capacity by 2020 in order to keep up with growing demands for cleaner fuels, Reuters reports. At an industry event, China National Renewable Energy Centre researcher Don Kejun outlined how... [Read More]

BIO-OTHER NEWS
Dec 14, 2018
Biofuels producer Fulcrum BioEnergy (Fulcrum) announced that it has selected the city of Gary, Indiana as the location of its Centerpoint biofuels plant. The facility will convert municipal solid waste into low-carbon, renewable transportation fuel. “Launching our business in Indiana is an important next step in expanding Fulcrum’s... [Read More]