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Nov 18, 2022
Palm oil sustainability debated on sidelines of G20 summit
Policy News
Nov 17, 2022
European MEPs have backed plans to boost the deployment of renewables. The proposal would accelerate the procedure to grant permits for new renewable energy power plants. In their amendments to the Commission proposal, MEPs in the Industry, Energy and Research Committee shortened the maximum period to approve new installations from 12 to nine months, if located in the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 17, 2022
DPD will switch its entire diesel HGV fleet to Gd+ HVO in conjunction with integrated energy provider Essar and Green Biofuels. Gd+ HVO is a direct drop-in replacement for diesel, developed by Green Biofuels and is defined as renewable and sustainable under the EU's RED II legislation. Gd+ HVO can be used in any diesel engine without the need for modifications or capital... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 17, 2022
Neste has agreed to acquire the used cooking oil (UCO) collection and aggregation business and related assets in the US from Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings. The transaction includes shares in SeQuential Environmental Services and Pure as well as a UCO processing plant in Salem, Oregon. Matti Lehmus, president and CEO of Neste, said: “This acquisition further strengthens... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 16, 2022
Mitsui OSK Lines, has announced that its group company, Aquarius LNG Shipping, has conducted sea trials of its owned LNG carrier, Papua, using biofuel. Approximately 1,500 tons of biofuel was supplied by ExxonMobil Marine Limited on the vessel at the Port of Singapore. The biofuel is expected to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The marine biofuel used is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 16, 2022
United Airlines Ventures (UAV) has announced a strategic investment in NEXT Renewable Fuels (NEXT), which is planning to build a biofuel refinery. NEXT is a Houston-based company developing the biorefinery, which is expected to begin production at the Port Westward, Oregon, facility in 2026. At full capacity, it is expected to produce up to 50,000 barrels per day of... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 16, 2022
Sulzer Chemtech will support Vandelay Ventures in the construction of a production facility for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and renewable diesel. Sabah Maju Jaya Renewable Energy Industrial Complex (SMJREIC) in Sapangar Bay, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, will be able to produce 250,000 tonnes of renewable fuels per year while maintaining low emissions with this partnership.... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 15, 2022
CARBIOW (Carbon Negative Biofuels from Organic Waste) officially started working together to research new technologies covering the process of converting organic waste into biofuels. The research group is funded by the European Union under the Horizon Europe Programme that addresses green transition and circular economy by proposing. The 42-month project held its kick-off... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 15, 2022
OMV and Wizz Air have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the supply of approximately 185,000 tons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from next year until 2030. This agreement gives Wizz Air the opportunity to purchase up to 185,000 tons of SAF from the international integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna. The announcement builds... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 15, 2022
The debate surrounding whether the electrification of vehicles poses a threat to the biofuels sector has been raging for a while now. With more countries increasing their biofuel blends in their petrol – like the UK that upped it from E5 to E10 a year ago – this has helped producers increase their production capacity while assisting the transport sector to reach their... [Read More]

Features
Nov 14, 2022
We are all aware that reaching our climate neutrality goal by 2050 is not an easy one... on the contrary, it will be extremely difficult, especially now with the impact of the Russian invasion on Ukraine that has temporarily shifted the EU’s short-term focus to energy security and energy poverty. A complex regulatory framework currently being shaped is needed as soon... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 14, 2022
International Energy Agency executive director Fatih Birol addressed world leaders on the progress the world has made on clean energy and the challenges it still faces to meet its energy and climate goals. He delivered a keynote speech last week at the COP27 World Leaders Summit plenary session in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, which was chaired by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 14, 2022
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced its second ‘green jet’ will enter service on regular scheduled domestic flights using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This marks the first time ANA will use SAF produced by Neste on domestic flights. "To be able to use mass-produced SAF for domestic flights is an exciting step toward reducing our carbon emissions and achieving... [Read More]

Features
Nov 11, 2022
Slowing growth forecasts for South American economies look set to present a sustained challenge to biofuel investors and developers in the region, not least in Brazil where a weakening of Government resolve on biodiesel blending rates has angered producers. After reporting an estimated 6.7% growth ‘rebound’ in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2021, the World... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 11, 2022
A total of 212,960 tonnes of biodiesel were used for blending in Germany, which was up 6.1% on the previous month. At the same time, consumption of diesel rose 8.8% to 3.1 million tonnes, hitting a three-year high. The incorporation rate declined 0.2 percentage points to 6.4%. This was the lowest incorporation rate since the beginning of the year. In summary, total... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 11, 2022
Global associations have highlighted the essential role of renewable ethanol in the fight against climate change. The US Grains Council (USGC), Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), UNICA (Brazilian Sugarcane and Bioenergy Association), UNEM (National Corn Ethanol Union) and ePURE (European Renewable Ethanol Association) have come together to underscore the importance... [Read More]


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