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Mar 26, 2024
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Biodiesel News
Mar 25, 2024
The International Grains Council (IGC) expects global production of sunflower seeds to reach 58.5 million tonnes in its first estimate for the 2024/25 marketing season. The anticipated increase in production is based in particular on higher yield expectations despite an approximately 2% reduction in the area planted. According to the IGC, the reasons for the expected... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 25, 2024
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has welcomed the addition of several new feedstocks in the revised Annex IX to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) adopted by the European Commission. Further clarifications on the definitions of the newly added feedstocks are still needed prior to implementation. The EBB, with its comprehensive sectoral knowledge, is looking forward... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 22, 2024
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects global soybean output in the 2023/24 crop year to increase 18.8 million tonnes on the same period the previous year. Production is set to hit a new record high at around 397 million tonnes as adequate supply has caused stocks to rise worldwide. The USDA's soybean forecast for Brazil was slightly lowered to 155 million... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 22, 2024
INEOS is looking to close its ethanol plant at the Grangemouth petrochemicals complex in the UK, it has been reported. The proposed closure is in response to a reduction in demand for ethanol in Europe along with increasing pressure from imports of ethanol from other regions, which has led the business at Grangemouth to run at a loss for several years. The plant is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 21, 2024
A first of its kind breakfast at Heathrow, named The Fly Up, which is cooked with oil that is then cleaned and recycled into renewable biofuels has taken off. The Heathrow Fly Up has been created in partnership with chef Heston Blumenthal to create awareness of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). In the UK aviation sector’s latest net zero roadmap, SAF is the single... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 21, 2024
Carreras and Cepsa have signed a collaboration agreement in Zaragoza to promote the use of 100% renewable diesel (HVO). Carreras is already refuelling with 100% renewable diesel at one of the five Cepsa Service Stations where it is available, such as Mercazaragoza. In addition, HVO can be refuelled in Cerro de la Cabaña, La Junquera, La Cañada and Araia. This biofuel... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 20, 2024
The stage is set for the annual Biofuels Conference and Expo which will take place on June 18-19. A 10% early bird special offer is still available to delegates who are contemplating coming. This lasts until the end of March. The event will once again take place at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, which so successfully hosted the conference last year. David Carpintero,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 20, 2024
SUSTAINBLE fuels producer Renovare Fuels has launched an equity raise of some £6 million (€7 million). The company’s technology turns biodegradable waste from homes and industry into advanced renewable biofuels. This investment is set to “unlock a pipeline of its cutting-edge technology” to drive sustainable fuel projects throughout the UK and Europe, worth... [Read More]

Features
Mar 19, 2024
In a world increasingly focused on sustainability and renewable energy sources, Axiom Global Oil and Gas Trading DMCC has emerged as one of the leaders in the biofuel industry. With a commitment to environmental responsibility and innovation, Axiom has achieved significant milestones and is poised for further growth and influence in the market. Introduction... [Read More]

Features
Mar 19, 2024
Traditionally vegetable oils of different quality and refined stages were used for first generation biodiesel and HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) production. The business and its growth was supported by governmental measurements and subsidies. These measurements were stopped in most cases as new incentives were created, increasingly for waste-based feedstock only... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 18, 2024
London Gatwick has cut carbon emissions from its diesel vehicles by 90% by swapping the fuel for Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The switch means London Gatwick will save more than 950 tonnes of carbon emissions per annum. HVO is a low-carbon biofuel made from plant waste, oils and fats making it a more sustainable and lower-carbon alternative to diesel. All 300... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 18, 2024
Sasol, the global chemicals and energy company, and Topsoe, leader in carbon emission reduction technologies, have announced the successful launch of their joint venture, Zaffra. With its headquarters based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Zaffra is set to become a key player in the aviation industry, focusing on the development and delivery of Sustainable Aviation Fuel... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 18, 2024
CPM introduced Crown’s Global Innovation Centre in 2019 at their headquarters in Blaine, Minnesota, US, and more recently unveiled Crown’s Liquids Pilot Plant as part of a continuing commitment to innovation. The Global Innovation Centre has been instrumental in both client and internal innovations for process and equipment designs. The products and processes have... [Read More]

Features
Mar 15, 2024
Brazil is poised to become South America’s leader of renewable energy endeavour and achievement over the next year and a half as the country takes its turn at the G20 presidency, a role that includes hosting the 2024 G20 summit in Rio de Janeiro in November. A year later, Brazil be centre stage again as hosts of COP 30, welcoming world leaders to the Amazonian city... [Read More]

Features
Mar 15, 2024
“What a relief,” these were the first words uttered by Sir Richard Branson when his 100% SAF-powered Boeing 787 lifted off the tarmac at Heathrow on its journey to JFK in New York. Footage shared by Mr Branson online revealed the delight on the faces of the invited guests who were on the passenger list of that historic flight in November last year. The success of... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 15, 2024
The EWABA association has welcomed the long-awaited inclusion of additional feedstocks in Annex IX of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). This feedstock expansion will generally broaden the availability of waste-based and advanced biofuels for all transport modes and alleviate part of the pressure on some feedstocks used to produce waste-based biofuels, which have... [Read More]


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