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Jun 16, 2022
BDI opens largest waste-based biodiesel plant in Belgium
Bioethanol News
Jun 16, 2022
Production and use of renewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by an average of 76.9% compared to fossil fuels in 2021, according to newly certified data. It was the 10th consecutive year in which EU renewable ethanol increased its GHG-reduction score. The record-breaking figure comes at a crucial moment for EU energy and climate legislation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2022
Clariant announced that it has produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its sunliquid® production plant in Podari, Romania. The entire offtake is contracted with a multi-year agreement to Shell. Over the last six months, the plant underwent a thorough commissioning process resulting in the successful start of production. Approximately 50,000 tons of second-generation... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 15, 2022
Chevron Corporation has completed its previously announced acquisition of Renewable Energy Group (REG) following approval by the REG stockholders. Earlier in the year it was announced that Chevron would acquire its outstanding shares for $3.15 billion (€3 billion). The acquisition combines renewable fuels production of Renewable Energy Group with Chevron’s large... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2022
Sulzer has been selected by Shell to supply pumps for its major new biofuel facility under construction in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Sulzer’s pumps will support critical processes at the facility, including providing boiler feedwater to drive the steam turbine generator. Expected to become one of the largest biofuels production sites in Europe, the Shell Energy... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 14, 2022
Cepsa and Vueling have signed an agreement to accelerate the decarbonisation of air transport by researching and producing sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Both companies prioritise the development of these sustainable fuels as a tool to further reduce the carbon footprint of air transport and contribute to the goals of the 2030 Agenda and the fight against climate... [Read More]

Features
Jun 14, 2022
Nordic Storage explains how the storing of biofuels has grown in importance over recent years in a wide-ranging interview with Biofuels International Nordic Storage is part of HG Storage International Limited (HGSI). Can you tell us more about HGSI and Nordic Storage? HG Storage International Limited (HG) is a global portfolio of high-calibre gas and liquid petroleum... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 14, 2022
The 62 race cars competing in the 90th 24 Hours of Le Mans were supplied with a 100% renewable fuel developed and produced by TotalEnergies. Excellium Racing 100 delivered a reduction in CO2 emissions of at least 65% over its lifecycle. The 24 Hours of Le Mans, the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship and an iconic motorsports event, took place for the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 13, 2022
Kuehne+Nagel is to organise the heavy-lift logistics and module transportation for the hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids (HEFA) biofuels project for Shell in the Netherlands. The project will be one of the largest commercial production facilities in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste. The biofuels facility in... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 13, 2022
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has the potential to substantially reduce the climate impact of aviation. In its new forecast, Transport & environment (T&E) has analysed the planned production capacity of 18 European SAF manufacturers. By 2025, T&E found that over 0.16 Mt of e-kerosene would be available for airlines every year. By 2030, this figure will reach over... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 13, 2022
The aviation industry is responsible for 2-3% of global CO2 emissions. With current projections estimating an increase in air travel from two to five billion passengers by 2050, CO2 emissions could reach 21.2 gigatons a year. These need to be abated if the aviation industry wants to reach its net-zero targets. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has the potential... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 10, 2022
Singapore Airlines (SIA) is to begin selling sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) credits in July. This will help air travellers mitigate carbon footprints as businesses and governments work to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. SIA plans to sell 1,000 SAF credits to travellers and freight forwarders, it said in a joint statement Wednesday with the Civil Aviation Authority... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 10, 2022
MOL Drybulk will start sea trials on the Panamax bulk carrier SC Olive using biofuel later in June. MOL has signed a deal for biofuel supplies with Chevron Singapore and about 500 tons of International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) certified biofuel will be bunkered on the vessel at Port of Singapore. The biofuel supplied by Chevron Singapore is blended... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 10, 2022
DP World’s container terminal at Southampton has taken a major step forward to net-zero by becoming the first port in the UK to eliminate fossil diesel from its operations entirely and transition to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). Diesel previously accounted for 90% of the terminal’s emissions but HVO – a renewable biodiesel derived from sustainable sources –... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 9, 2022
Clariant has officially opened its new cellulosic ethanol plant in the southern Romania. The flagship plant in Podari will process 250,000 tonnes of straw to produce 50,000 tonnes of cellulosic ethanol annually, contributing to lowering greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. After completing the construction and starting commissioning in October 2021,... [Read More]


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