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Jul 19, 2021
NBB expresses disappointment over renewable fuel standard decision
Bioethanol News
Jul 19, 2021
The downstream oil sector - the supplier of 96% of the UK’s transport fuels – said it was committed to working with the UK Government to decarbonise the transport system following the release of the Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP). The announced changes to the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO), will see a steady increase in renewable fuel content blended... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 19, 2021
Kao Data has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data centre to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). This move, made possible by partnering with Crown Oil, means Kao Data will eliminate up to 90% of net CO2 from their backup generators and significantly reduce nitrogen... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 16, 2021
Sinotrans Global E-commerce Logistics recently joined the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) sustainable aviation fuel programme on its Hangzhou-Amsterdam route. The programme enables shippers and forwarders to power a share of their flights with sustainable aviation fuel, a cleaner substitute for conventional jet fuel, reducing CO2 emissions by up to 85%. Sinotrans... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 16, 2021
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have been encouraged by the newly published RefuelEU Aviation Initiative as it works towards advancing the production, availability and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF). The initiative, published by the European Commission, is a key building block of the Sustainable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 16, 2021
The Preem Lysekil plant is very well suited for an electrolysis plant for hydrogen biofuel production, according to a new study. Carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by at least 80% for hydrogen that is produced fossil-free instead of with fossil-based raw materials. An initial 50 megawatt plant will now be investigated. In January, Preem and Vattenfall began a strategic... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 15, 2021
Air bp announced its first sale of ISCC PLUS certified sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Spain. Air bp’s key business aviation customer, NetJets Europe became the first to purchase the fuel starting from the beginning of July. The SAF is supplied locally from bp’s Castellon refinery and available across the Air bp network in Spain. Waste based sustainable feedstocks... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 15, 2021
Boeing, SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas have announced a partnership focused on scaling the availability and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) globally. Boeing will also invest in SkyNRG Americas' SAF production project, for which Alaska Airlines is a partner. "Sustainable aviation fuels are safe, proven and offer the greatest potential to reduce our industry's carbon... [Read More]

Features
Jul 15, 2021
The European Commission’s new ‘Fit for 55 package’ sets important new goals for emissions reduction and creates a solid foundation for reaching them by giving a role to renewable liquid fuels in decarbonising transport. Unleashing the true potential of crop-based ethanol and creating a policy environment that can spark investment in advanced ethanol are must-have... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 14, 2021
Novozymes will be introducing new advanced technologies in yeast and fibre. Innova Element is the latest addition to Novozymes’ ambitious Innova yeast platform that was launched less than three years ago and has met a clear need for better performance and reliability. Element specifically targets ethanol plants seeking the highest level of starch and glucose conversion. “By... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 14, 2021
JetBlue has entered into a new relationship with World Energy and World Fuel Services for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Los Angeles International Airport. JetBlue’s LA flights using SAF started this month. This increase in the airline’s usage of SAF includes 1.5 million gallons of blended SAF a year for at least three years. “JetBlue is facing climate change... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 14, 2021
Haldor Topsoe will build a new hydroprocessing catalyst plant at the company’s existing Bayport production site in Texas. The plant will increase production capacity of Topsoe’s TK catalyst family to meet increasing demand, both in traditional refining and for use with Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology for production of renewable diesel and jet fuel. The plant is... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 14, 2021
The European Union has taken the lead in climate policy action among the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters with a raft of ambitious plans designed to cut emissions drastically over the next decade. A dozen draft proposals, which still need to be approved by the bloc's 27 member states and the EU parliament, were announced on Wednesday. The policies, if approved,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 14, 2021
The EWABA association has welcomed the European Commission’s intention to make Europe the first climate neutral continent. However, the organisation representing the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel industry regretted that the Commission’s approach fails to offer a bolder promotion of renewable and low carbon liquid fuels as a long-term solution to decarbonise... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 13, 2021
Farnborough Airport is now offering sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to all aircraft using the facility. Making SAF available allows the reduction of flying emissions by up to 80% and marks a significant next step in the airport’s work to support the decarbonisation of the wider aviation industry. Farnborough Airport’s CEO Simon Geere said: “The introduction of... [Read More]


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