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Nov 15, 2019
US biodiesel industry urges Congress to extend expired tax credit
Biodiesel News
Nov 13, 2019
A new report released by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) in the US has shown how the nation’s emerging biodiesel industry relies on the combined values of the tax credit and Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) credits in order to compete with fossil-based diesel in the current market. The report, titled ‘The Importance of the Biodiesel Tax Credit’, was written by... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 13, 2019
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has received its latest passenger aircraft from the US via a delivery flight that was powered with a blend of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The brand new Boeing 777-300ER was flown from Boeing’s facility in Washington, US to Japan, using SAF made from waste gas derived ethanol from ethanol. The success of the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 13, 2019
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has initiated the roll-out of 500,000 ethanol cooking stoves to households across Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Speaking on behalf of the District Commissioner for Ilala, the District Administrative Secretary thanked the joint efforts that will enable residents to be among the first to benefit from the ethanol-fuelled... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 12, 2019
Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of Malaysia’s Sunway Group, has teamed up with FatHopes Energy to recycle its used cooking oil into biodiesel. Through the new initiative, over half of the participating Sunway Hotels’ used cooking oil will be collected and recycles by FatHopes Energy on a weekly basis at the hotels’ respective collection centres,... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 12, 2019
US President Donald Trump has formally nominated Dan Brouillette to serve as the next US Secretary of Energy. Brouillette, who currently serves as Deputy Secretary of Energy, would replace Rick Perry if confirmed by the US Senate. “It has been the opportunity of a lifetime to serve as Secretary of Energy,” commented Perry. “I have the utmost confidence the Department... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 11, 2019
Australian airline group Qantas has announced its intentions to reach zero carbon emission by 2050, in a major expansion of its commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. Effective 11 November 2019, the airline will immediately double the number of flights being offset, cap net emissions from 2020 onwards, and invest AUD$50 million (€31 million) over a 10-year... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 11, 2019
Dutch airline KLM has welcomed SHV Energy as the latest member to join its Corporate Biofuel Programme (KCBP), as the clean energy company commits to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at its headquarters by 50%. SHV Energy is the world’s largest distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), in addition to providing liquefied natural gas (LNG) and bioLPG to those... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
US low-carbon renewable fuels producer Pacific Ethanol has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2019, with president and CEO Neil Koehler hopeful for increased ethanol demand in the near future. Net sales for the quarter were $365.2 million (€330.7 million) for the quarter, down slightly on the corresponding year-ago period. Pacific Ethanol sold... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
US ethanol producer Green Plains has recorded a net loss of $39.0 million (€35.3 million) for the third quarter of 2019, due in large part to a ‘continued weak ethanol margin environment’. The company reported revenues of $632.4 million (€572.5 million) for the three-month period, down from the $789.0 million (€714.3 million) recorded in the third quarter... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
American stock car racing company NASCAR has surpassed 15 million miles using Sunoco Green E15 ethanol blended fuel, under a partnership with American Ethanol. Since 2011, consumer adoption of higher blended ethanol fuels has grown steadily, with NASCAR competition one of the key leaders in the endeavour. The fuel, which is supplied by Sunoco, is a highly oxygenated... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 7, 2019
A coalition of biofuel and farm advocates has called on US President Donald Trump to fix a flawed proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that “fails in its mission to reinvigorate farm economies and reopen biofuel plants across America’s heartland.” The letter, which was signed by 60 organisation – including the Renewable Fuels Association,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2019
European biofuels producer VERBIO has reported a significant increase in its results for the first three months of the 2019/20 financial year, compared to a year ago. Group revenues increased by 23% to €210.1 million, up from €170.7 million in the previous year period. EBITDA for the three months was €23.8 million, significantly higher than the €16.1 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Crimson Renewable Energy subsidiary SeQuential, a commercial biodiesel producer on the US West Coast, has completed an expansion of its Salem facility that has increased production capabilities by 30%. The upgrade of the facility has increased production to 12 million gallons of low-carbon biodiesel per year. SeQuential has now increased production at the Salem facility... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 6, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Gevo has teamed up with Germany-based blockchain company Blocksize Capital to track the sustainability of renewable products, including biofuels. Blocksize provides distributed ledger technology (DTL), more commonly known as blockchain, a tool that allows tracking of data with a product and the transactions associated with the product. Gevo... [Read More]


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