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Oct 22, 2019
NBB strengths presence in California with new West Coast office
Oct 21, 2019
Air Liquide has partnered with ArcelorMittal in an industrial-scale demonstration plant to capture carbon gas from the steelmaking process and recycle it into advanced bioethanol. As part of the project, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will provide a technology solution that purifies the offgas from the blast furnace used in the manufacture of steel. These... [Read More]

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Oct 18, 2019
Scientists at the University of Manchester in the UK have made a breakthrough in the production of biofuels, using synthetic biology to make the next generation of bio-based jet fuels from seawater. The researchers, who are led by Professor Nigel Scrutton, director of the Manchester Institute (MIB) and supported by US-based international maritime research agency Office... [Read More]

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Oct 18, 2019
Dredging services provider Boskalis and biofuels producer GoodFuels have progressed with their ‘Boskalis on Bio’ programme for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following successful tests using drop-in blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Boskalis’ Willem van Oranje will become the world’s first dredging vessel to operate on 100% bio-fuel oil.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 17, 2019
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Berkeley Lab – have successfully created six blends by combining municipal solid waste (MSW) with biomass. MSW is rubbish that is produced every day around the world in significant volumes. Using an ionic liquid-based process, the scientists have converted the blends into methyl ketones, which are chemical compounds... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 17, 2019
The East Bay Clean Cities Coalition in California, US has awarded renewable diesel producer Neste its 2019 Clean Air Champion Award. According to Richard Battersby, director and chairman of the coalition, the award recognises Neste’s “exemplary work with renewable fuels and focus on sustainability as a core part of your mission and operations." The company supplies... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 16, 2019
Waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer Enerkem has announced the closing of a CAD$50 million (€34.2 million) equity investment from Suncor Energy. Canadian energy company Suncor initiated its investment in Enerkem in April this year, as part of a CAD$76.3 million (€52.2 million) equity financing alongside Enerkem’s existing shareholders. With this new investment,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 16, 2019
Greenfield Global, the largest producer of ethanol in Canada, has taken steps to expand production at its Varennes biorefinery following the introduction of draft regulations on the minimum renewable fuel volumes in the province of Quebec. Welcoming the Government of Quebec’s draft regulations on the minimum volume of renewable fuel to be blended in gasoline and diesel,... [Read More]

Features
Oct 15, 2019
By Raj Shah, David Forester, Philip Iaccarino and Kareem Mehdi Bioenergy and biofuels are of increasing public and private interest as the world stands at a crossroads of rising energy demand and concerns over climate change. Biofuels are under an ever-brightening spotlight and touted as an ostensibly “cleaner” alternative to fossil fuels. However, in order to glean... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 15, 2019
UK airline British Airways will become the first in the country to offset carbon emissions on all flights within the UK. From January 2020, all customers travelling within the UK on flights operated by British Airways will have carbon emissions offset by the airline and invested in carbon reduction projects around the world. These projects include renewable energy,... [Read More]

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Oct 15, 2019
ExxonMobil has recently signed agreements with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) locations in Madras and Bombay to expand its portfolio of research collaboration with India’s universities, with research to focus on biofuels, gas conversion and emissions reduction in the industrial sector. The five-year agreements between ExxonMobil and the Indian university... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 15, 2019
Growth Energy, the largest ethanol trade association in the US, has announced the election of Dan Sanders as chairman of the board of directors. Sanders is vice-president of Front Range Energy, which operates a 48 million gallon per year ethanol facility in Windsor, Colorado in the US. Front Range Energy joined Growth Energy in 2008, when it was founded. "I’m honoured... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 14, 2019
Transport solutions provider Scania has rolled out a selection of vehicles, engines and solutions for ramps and runways that are fuelled with biofuels, or are hybrid. Airport operators are now able to choose solutions based on alternative fuels and hybrids from Scania’s modular range to reduce their carbon footprint. “Catering trucks and crash tenders may have... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 14, 2019
Renewable fuel producer Neste has said that Neste MY Renewable Diesel is now available in all Baltic countries, including Estonia, as of October 2019. During the initial phase, private car owners and heavy-duty vehicle drivers can refuel with renewable diesel at one station in Tallinn, Kadaka tee 60, Tallinn. With this expansion into Estonia, the fuel is now available... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 11, 2019
Velocys has announced a project to produce negative emission fuels after signing a carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) agreement with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV). The alternative fuels firm announced the partnership to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from its planned Bayou Fuels biomass-to-fuels project in Natchez, Mississippi, and securely store it underground.... [Read More]


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