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Sep 6, 2023
Velocys backs DfT sustainable aviation fuel scheme
Policy News
Sep 5, 2023
The Department for Transport has issued an announcement titled New measures to support sustainable aviation fuel industry – highlighting a revenue certainty scheme to support sustainable aviation fuel production in the UK. Sustainable Aviation (SA), an alliance of UK airlines, airports, aerospace manufacturers, air navigation service providers and SAF producers, has... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 5, 2023
Technip Energies has been awarded a significant contract by bp for a hydrogen production unit at its Kwinana biorefinery in Western Australia in support of the planned project to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and biodiesel from bio feedstocks. The contract covers engineering, procurement and fabrication (EPF) of a modularised hydrogen production unit with a... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 5, 2023
Korean Air is to launch a programme to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for air cargo operations. Customers can make customised contributions through the Korean Air Cargo SAF programme and reduce their carbon footprint. Korean Air will use the contributions to purchase additional SAF and share with customers the amount of carbon emissions reduced by using SAF. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 4, 2023
Germany imported around 5.74 million tonnes of rapeseed In the crop year 2022/23. This was 2% more than in the previous marketing season although the 2022 rapeseed harvest was more abundant than a year earlier. Australia remained the number one supplier country, delivering 1.4 million tonnes. A year earlier, Germany had received around 12,000 tonnes more. At 3.4 million... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 4, 2023
Enerkem and Technip Energies have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at accelerating the deployment of its technology platform for biofuels and circular chemical products from non-recyclable waste materials. Enerkem specialises in the development and commercialisation of its ground-breaking gasification technology transforming non-recyclable waste into biofuels,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 4, 2023
Air bp has won Australian Aviation’s 2023 Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award.  It was recognised for introducing the first all-electric hazardous goods vehicle and refueller approved for use in the country. The all-electric refueller has been in operation at Brisbane Airport since August 2022 and represents one small step in Air bp’s sustainability journey... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 1, 2023
The Malaysian government has launched the second phase of its National Energy Transition Roadmap (NETR). This was launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and the NETR includes the implementation of a B30 biodiesel blending mandate. This has a target date of 2030 for B30 biodiesel to be mandated “when POGO [palm oil vs low-sulphur gas oil] spreads are projected... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 1, 2023
Pertamina is aiming to mix more of its gasoline products with bioethanol in 2024. The Indonesian state-owned energy company will mix its 90-octane gasoline, Indonesia's most widely used fuel product under the brand Pertalite, with 7% ethanol. Pertamina will also increase the ethanol blend in its other fuel product to 8% from 5%. That fuel, called Pertamax Green 95, is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 1, 2023
EEL Biofuels has announced an advancement in renewable energy technology with the development of its revolutionary algae-based biofuels. This cutting-edge technology is poised to revolutionise the energy sector by providing a game-changing alternative to traditional fossil fuels. The core of their success lies in harnessing the power of nature's own biofactory - algae.... [Read More]

Features
Aug 31, 2023
Governments are setting ambitious targets for the use of synthetic fuels in the aviation sector. However, clarity is still needed before the industry can step up to meet these objectives. Recent policy changes mean sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will become a reality within the sector’s decarbonisation efforts. Over 21 gigatons of CO2 – this is the amount of CO2... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 31, 2023
Syngenta Seeds and Sustainable Oils have entered into a new agreement to sell camelina sativa (camelina) seed – an ultra-low carbon oilseed crop that can be used as feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel and renewable fuels. The collaboration reflects Syngenta’s strong commitment to enabling farmers to economically adopt regenerative practices around the world.... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 30, 2023
More than 30 industry leaders and environmental campaigners have today urged ministers to cut duties on clean replacements for diesel. In a letter to the UK Transport Minister Jesse Norman, they cite the “urgent imperative” to reduce harmful pollutants, with 1 in 20 deaths across the UK directly attributed to poor air quality. The UK transport was responsible for... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 30, 2023
Cologne Bonn Airport has switched its diesel-powered ground fleet to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. Neste's renewable diesel (also known as HVO100) is made from 100% renewable raw materials and can power large and heavy vehicles such as the airport’s fire trucks. In total, switching to Neste MY Renewable Diesel will allow the airport to save almost 3,000 tons... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 29, 2023
Global soybean production in the running season is likely to amount to round 403 million tonnes, with Brazil, Argentina and the US accounting for 81% of that figure, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Around 402.8 million tonnes of soybeans are expected to be produced worldwide in 2023/24. The USDA lowered its July forecast by 2.5 million tonnes. The... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 29, 2023
The European Union is looking at Africa to back clean jet fuel projects under its Global Gateway infrastructure fund, Reuters reported. This is ahead of an anticipated boom in demand for environmentally sustainable air travel, an EU official said. The EU has pledged to dedicate half of its €300 billion ($324 billion) infrastructure plan, seen as a rival to China's... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 25, 2023
The downstream oil sector’s leading trade begins its new phase as Fuels Industry UK to demonstrate its evolving remit to champion low carbon fuels as well as traditional petroleum products. Previously known as the United Kingdom Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), the change reflects its members' ambition to manufacture and supply the biofuels, low carbon hydrogen... [Read More]


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