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Jan 11, 2022
Avfuel supplies ACI Jet with sustainable aviation fuel
Biodiesel News
Jan 11, 2022
A trial voyage using biofuel for the CBH Group is being performed on the Edwine Oldendorff from Australia to Vietnam. The vessel is loaded 30,000 tonnes of sustainably certified malting barley from the Albany Grain Terminal in Western Australia for discharge in Vietnam using biofuel, supplied by BP. The vessel was bunkered with an advanced biofuel blend, which is expected... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 11, 2022
Denmark's government has announced plans to make domestic flights fossil fuel free by the start of the new decade. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she wanted to “make flying green” in her new year’s address. The leader of the Social Democrats said that the country was looking to cut its carbon emissions by 70% against 1990 figures by the time 2030 arrives... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 10, 2022
ExxonMobil has reached an agreement with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) producer Neste to commercially distribute Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at France’s largest airports. The agreement comes after the French Government introduced the 1% SAF mandate, which came into force from New Year’s Day. Under the partnership, Neste’s SAF production capabilities will... [Read More]

Features
Jan 10, 2022
It has been 25 years since the Spice Girls entered the charts with their song ‘Wannabe’ and Roland Emmerich’s blockbuster ‘Independence Day’ was screened at movie theaters. Germany became European soccer champions thanks to Oliver Bierhoff’s goal and Damon Hill was crowned  Formula 1 world champion. It has also been 25 years since Wilhelm Hammer and Helmut... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 10, 2022
KLM will start adding 0.5% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights departing from Amsterdam. In addition, KLM will offer its customers the option of purchasing an extra amount of sustainable fuel. Through this KLM aims to stimulate the market for SAF. The CO2 emissions of SAF that KLM currently purchases are at least 75% lower than those of fossil kerosene. By increasing... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 7, 2022
Soybean imports over the first five months of the running crop year into Europe amounted to around 5.8 million tonnes - just about 1 million tonnes less year-on-year. Brazil and the US remained the top soybean suppliers to the EU, with volumes clearly shifting towards South America. Brazil delivered around 3.4 million tonnes in the period 1 July to 12 December 2021,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 7, 2022
UGI Corporation has entered into a 15-year agreement with California-based Vertimass to utilise their catalytic technology to produce renewable fuels from renewable-ethanol in the US and Europe. The agreement with the technology developer centres on the development of production facilities using Vertimass’ catalytic technology to convert renewable ethanol into... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 7, 2022
McDonald's UAE has revealed its latest milestone in its biodiesel programme which gets used cooking oil (UCO) from their restaurants converted to 100% biodiesel to fuel their supply trucks. To date, McDonald’s UAE’s supply trucks have travelled 20 million kilometers on pure biodiesel, saving 16,761,117 kg of carbon dioxide and related greenhouse gasses - equivalent... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 6, 2022
Vehicle fleets belonging to the Chicago Park District will be powered with biodiesel blends. Biodiesel blends up to 20% (B20) and above are being used successfully throughout the nation all the year-round. “Here in Chicago, winter temperatures can drop to well below zero and we need to be sure our diesel vehicles operate smoothly even in extreme weather conditions,”... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 6, 2022
Johnson Matthey has unveiled new technology that will help enable the conversion of captured CO2 and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). HyCOgen, a reverse water gas shift technology, combines with Fischer Tropsch technology (developed in collaboration with bp), to offer an integrated, scalable solution for use in the efficient and cost-effective production... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 6, 2022
Sulzer technology is helping to convert bamboo into bioethanol in a pioneering Indian refinery. India’s national objective of achieving self-sufficiency in energy and reducing its fossil fuel footprint is being supported by Sulzer’s expertise in pump manufacturing and refinery processes. The country’s first biorefinery, Assam Bio Refinery, built by Chempolis technology,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 5, 2022
Latvian airline airBaltic has increased the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 20%. This has been achieved in cooperation with Neste and other fuel providers on the airBaltic network. The collaboration started recently when airBaltic fuelled the first flight using an allocation of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic,... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 5, 2022
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor testified before the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed rule for 2020, 2021, and 2022 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs). On December 7, 2021, EPA proposed RVOs that would undercut blending requirements for renewable, low-carbon biofuel in 2021, and would retroactively waive 2.96 billion gallons from 2020 RVOs finalised... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 5, 2022
Malaysia intends to implement its nationwide adoption of the B20 palm oil biofuel programme by the end of the year, the country's palm oil board has announced. The mandate to manufacture biofuel with a 20% palm oil component - known as B20 - for the transport sector was first rolled out in January 2020 but faced delays due to movement curbs imposed to contain coronavirus... [Read More]


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