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May 13, 2024
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May 10, 2024
Biofuels are playing a significant role in the shift towards a more sustainable energy future. Derived from renewable sources like plants and waste materials, they offer a potential alternative to fossil fuels. However, challenges like competition for land use and ensuring truly sustainable production methods, need to be addressed by the market to maximise the benefits... [Read More]

Features
May 10, 2024
Oil and gas companies are increasingly exploring clean fuel avenues and HVO and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) appear to be the main trend. However, the balance between decarbonisation and biofuel production can only be achieved by using sustainable feedstock. This is why the use of raw material waste and residue for biofuel production is an excellent example of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 9, 2024
The EU Commission expects a decrease in rapeseed harvests in Romania, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic in 2024 compared to the previous year. Freezing temperatures and abundant rainfall have fuelled concerns over this year’s rapeseed harvest in many parts of the EU-27. There are fears of considerable declines in yield. The EU Commission assumes the 2024 EU rapeseed... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 9, 2024
Tomsa Destil, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, has more than 170 years of experience providing engineering solutions worldwide for the alcohol industry (fuel, industrial and potable). The company’s scope of supply includes the design, manufacture, installation, operation of equipment and processes for the extraction, fermentation, distillation and waste... [Read More]

Other News
May 9, 2024
A worker has been left with serious injuries after an incident at a Teesside biofuel plant. An investigation has been launched after a person was injured at the Greenergy Biofuels Teesside Ltd, off Seal Sands Road, on May 7. Emergency services attended around 9am, with the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) confirming that one person was taken to James Cook University... [Read More]

Features
May 8, 2024
If you ask most ethanol producers what their biggest costs are, number one would be the cost of their feedstock, and secondly it would be the cost of energy to run their plant. These energy costs are no small thing. For example, a single 300 hp hammermill operating at 7,500 hours per year might easily rack up a power bill of over $150,000 (€140,000). This is why the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 8, 2024
The City of Lincoln has been awarded funding from the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) to begin incorporating B20 biodiesel in its municipal fleet. This biodiesel incentive program marks a significant milestone in the City's ongoing commitment to sustainability and reducing carbon emissions, replacing 215,000 gallons of petroleum diesel in nearly 130 fleet vehicles. Biodiesel... [Read More]

Policy News
May 8, 2024
Nova Pangaea Technologies (NPT) welcomes UK Government’s announcement today of its SAF mandate plans. The mandate becoming law is key to driving investment into a domestic SAF industry placing the UK at the forefront of aviation decarbonisation with the opportunity to deliver £1.8 billion (€2.1 billion) into the UK economy and create 10,000 skilled jobs. Cleantech... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 7, 2024
Neste and the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group have signed an agreement for the purchase of 1,000 tons of neat Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. This will make SIA and Scoot, the two airlines in the Group, the first carriers to receive sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), produced at Neste’s refinery in the country, at Changi Airport. Neste will blend the SAF with... [Read More]

Features
May 7, 2024
In a world increasingly focused on the pressing challenges of climate change and the imperative to transition away from fossil fuels, a new era of sustainable, renewable energy sources has been unfolding. Amid this transition, the quest for sustainable and scalable biofuel feedstocks has also intensified. Understanding this gap, Terviva recognised the power of the Pongamia... [Read More]

Other News
May 3, 2024
André Paula Santos, head of EU policy, Nuseed, will be speaking on the second day of our Biofuels Conference. We speak exclusively to him and ask him about his role at the company as well as what he hopes to achieve at our event. Can you tell us a little bit about Nuseed? Nuseed is a global agriculture innovator enabling the transformation of select crops into renewable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 3, 2024
Topsoe has signed an agreement with Guangxi Hongkun Biomass to provide its HydroFlex™ technology to produce SAF at the company’s plant in the Qinzhou Port Area Free Trade Pilot Zone of Guangxi, China. This agreement is Topsoe’s first SAF project in China. Topsoe will deliver its HydroFlex™ technology for the project, which expects to process 300,000 tons of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 2, 2024
Marathon Petroleum continues to operate its Martinez renewable diesel facility in the San Francisco Bay area at about half of its nameplate capacity. However, it is expected to reach 100% by the end of the year, the company said. "We would expect to continue to operate at 50% for the second quarter, and then somewhere mid-third quarter, we would expect to see our capacity... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 2, 2024
Quadrise has been collaborating with Vertoro since September 2022 to incorporate their novel and cost-effective sustainable biofuels in bioMSAR™. Quadrise Plc, the supplier of innovative energy solutions for a cleaner planet, has provided an update on its Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with the biofuel specialist. Following the successful production and testing... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 1, 2024
Braya Renewable Fuels (Braya) has achieved commercial operations at its Come By Chance facility in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. This marks the successful completion of its refinery conversion project and is the beginning of providing reliable renewable fuel for the energy transition. “We are incredibly grateful for all of the hard work and dedication of the... [Read More]

Policy News
May 1, 2024
The US Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released guidance on the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Credit established by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). This is part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to create good-paying jobs and reduce climate pollution by spurring innovation in the aviation industry. The Treasury... [Read More]


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