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Mar 7, 2022
How biofuels can help the EU deliver on its promises
Bioethanol News
Mar 7, 2022
Six farm and biofuel organisations in the US have written to President Biden urging his administration to use existing authority to allow for the year-round sale of gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) to provide relief at the pump in response to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis. In a letter to the White House, the American Farm Bureau Federation, Growth... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 7, 2022
Sikorsky together with GE Aviation and Milestone Aviation have announced that a S-92 helicopter successfully used a blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) during its flight. The helicopter utilised a combination of biofuel, as well as traditional jet fuel in the 1,500 mile cross country flight. “As a corporation, we are committed to sustainability and I am proud... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 4, 2022
Foreign trade in biodiesel declined only slightly in 2021 compared to the record levels shown in the quota year 12 months previously. In both thoe years, the export surplus was around 1 million tonnes. According to the Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP), increases in exports were not to be expected in 2020, because the cap on greenhouse gas emission... [Read More]

Features
Mar 4, 2022
Jeremy Baines, the president of Neste US, stressed that threat of climate change demands serious action in his Outlook 2022 feature for Biofuels International. He said: “Business and government leaders must act now to help bring the change we all want and need to see in the world and that change will run on renewables. “That is no easy task. Not every company can... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 4, 2022
Pilkington United Kingdom has become the world’s first flat glass manufacturer to fire its furnaces on 100% biofuel. This is part of an industry trial by the firm, which is part of the NSG Group, to find sustainable alternatives to natural gas. Biofuels powered the St Helens glass manufacturer’s furnace entirely for four days, creating 165,000 sq ft of the lowest... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 3, 2022
Coca-Cola (CCEP) has switched to using biofuel across its entire third party logistics fleet in the Netherlands as part of its net zero 2040 ambition and target to reduce its value chain GHG emissions by 30% by 2030. CCEP collaborated with its local transport partners Van Rijen, Zandbergen, Snel Logistics Solutions and T-Trex, to run the truck fleet on 100% Hydrotreated... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 3, 2022
Intercontinental Exchange has announced rapid growth in its US Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) and European Biofuels derivatives, reflecting the increasing use of biofuels by the road transportation sector to reduce emissions. RINs are credits which track the compliance of biofuels in the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 3, 2022
Repsol and Navantia have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly develop innovative solutions to decarbonise maritime transport. Both are keen to reinforce their commitment to accelerate the energy transition and achieve carbon neutrality, in line with the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets of Spain, the EU, the UN and the International Maritime Organisation. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 2, 2022
Honeywell and Oriental Energy Company have announced that a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facility will be built in China. The plant in Maoming, Guangdong Province, will have an annual output capacity of 1 million tonnes. The new facility will help meet a growing SAF demand, facilitate greenhouse gas emission reduction in aviation fuel production through... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 2, 2022
Marathon Petroleum Corp has announced it has entered into definitive agreements to form a joint venture with Neste for its Martinez renewable fuels project. The partnership will be structured as a 50/50 joint venture with Neste expected to contribute a total of $1 billion (€0.9 billion), inclusive of half of the total project development costs projected through the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 2, 2022
Japan's campaign to cut greenhouse gas emissions is extending to the skies as the government aims to have airlines replace 10% of their jet fuel with eco-friendlier alternatives by 2030. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is made from waste, biomass or scrap material. While they generate 70% to 90% less carbon dioxide than conventional jet fuel, they can cost up to 10 times... [Read More]

Features
Mar 1, 2022
With many climate action plans being implemented, additional immediate actions are needed to ensure the climate impacts do not become more dangerous and unpredictable. Some hard-to-abate sectors (e.g, cement, steel and transport) have proven to be particularly recalcitrant. Current efforts at climate mitigation are merely reducing the rate of GHG emissions. While taking... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 1, 2022
Honeywell and bp have signed a licensing agreement for Honeywell UOP’s Ecofining™ technology. bp will revamp its hydroprocessing equipment at its former refinery site in Kwinana, Australia, to Honeywell UOP’s Ecofining process produce biodiesel at the underutilised plant. The refurbishment would enable bp to produce 10 kbd diesel and sustainable aviation fuel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 1, 2022
Kohler Engines said it will be using hydrotreated vegetable oils (HVO) in all its diesel engines. The approval came after intensive laboratory and on-the-field testing by Kohler’s engineering team. The group’s diesel engines do not require any kind of modification or specific upgrade to use HVO. However, use of exhaust gas after-treatment systems will still be... [Read More]


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