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Jan 7, 2022
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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]

Features
Jan 4, 2022
All companies are looking for ways to improve sustainability within their operations. For refineries, this often includes an investment in processing bio-based feedstocks. Other enterprises, including agricultural-based and venture capital-backed companies are also looking to contribute to a lower carbon future and are joining in the race to build bio-based fuels plants.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jan 4, 2022
Cresta Fund Management has acquired a controlling interest in the North Atlantic Refinery Limited (NARL) facility, which it now plans to convert into a renewable fuels production centre. The facility is located in Come By Chance, Newfoundland, Canada. The operation will be re-named as Braya Renewable Fuels and will focus on producing renewable diesel and sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 4, 2022
bp and Maersk Tankers have successfully completed trials using biofuel-blended marine fuel in product tankers, demonstrating that sustainable biofuels can be used as a marine ‘drop-in fuel’. Global shipping accounts for around 3% of the global carbon emissions. bp is a major global marine fuel and lubricants supplier and operator and charterer of tankers and... [Read More]

Features
Dec 20, 2021
While overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions declined in Europe by 22.5% from 1990 to 2018, total transport emissions increased by more than 23%[1].The EU envisages net-zero emissions by 2050, with almost all sectors showing progress toward this goal, but transport being the notable exception. The rise of total transport emissions was led by road transport, which grew... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 17, 2021
Malaysia Airlines operated its inaugural flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in partnership with PETRONAS and Neste. The flight marks Malaysia Airlines’ commitment to make SAF the cleaner and more viable energy option for regular flights by 2025. The historic flight MH7979 utilising the Airbus 330-200 aircraft departed Amsterdam Airport Schiphol using a blend... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 17, 2021
Sustainable fuels firm Velocys announced it has exercised an option agreement to acquire Rula Developments (Immingham) Limited with an initial part-payment of £2.5 million (€3 million). Rula owns the site of the proposed Altalto project, near Immingham in North East Lincolnshire, UK, which is being jointly developed by British Airways and Velocys. Pursuant to the... [Read More]


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