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Nov 11, 2022
Challenging times for biofuel firms in South America
Biodiesel News
Nov 11, 2022
A total of 212,960 tonnes of biodiesel were used for blending in Germany, which was up 6.1% on the previous month. At the same time, consumption of diesel rose 8.8% to 3.1 million tonnes, hitting a three-year high. The incorporation rate declined 0.2 percentage points to 6.4%. This was the lowest incorporation rate since the beginning of the year. In summary, total... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 11, 2022
Global associations have highlighted the essential role of renewable ethanol in the fight against climate change. The US Grains Council (USGC), Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), UNICA (Brazilian Sugarcane and Bioenergy Association), UNEM (National Corn Ethanol Union) and ePURE (European Renewable Ethanol Association) have come together to underscore the importance... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 10, 2022
WestJet announced a three-month commitment to operating flights from San Francisco International Airport to Calgary International Airport (YYC) with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by Neste. “We are thrilled that WestJet will be the first Canadian air carrier to operate a dedicated flight route using SAF,” said Angela Avery, WestJet Group executive vice-president... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 10, 2022
The European Parliament and Council have agreed on stricter regulation of greenhouse gas emissions in member states including less flexibility and more transparency. As the UN COP27 climate conference has started in Egypt, Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional agreement on November 8 on a revision of the effort sharing regulation (ESR), which sets binding... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 9, 2022
Celtic Renewables are the proud winners of the Sustainability Award at this year’s Chemical Industry Awards. The awards are designed to offer a unique opportunity to highlight and promote excellent performance at the company, site or individual level. The award is for the company that can demonstrate excellence in sustainability, through its products, manufacturing... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 9, 2022
StocExpo, the largest and longest-running international bulk liquid storage event, is returning on 14-16 March at the Rotterdam Ahoy with a variety of exhibitors set to be present. More than 100 leading companies from across the world’s bulk liquid storage supply chain are expected to sign up and exhibit at the event. StocExpo provides visitors with cutting-edge solutions... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 9, 2022
Gevo has announced a new fuel sales agreement with Iberia Airlines, which is part of International Airlines Group (IAG). The agreement provides Iberia Airlines with 6 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years from Gevo’s future commercial operations. Iberia Airlines expects to commence fuelling its aircraft with SAF from Gevo in 2028.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 9, 2022
Praj Industries Limited has announced that they have entered into an MoU with Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Company (ESIIC) of Egypt. As a part of this MoU, both parties will drive sustainable climate actions to combat evils of climate change on the eve of 27th Climate Change Conference in Egypt. Praj and Egypt’s largest sugar sector company ESIIC have come... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2022
Oil and gas major Shell has agreed to purchase a total of 3.25 billion litres of sugarcane-based cellulosic ethanol under a long-term agreement with Brazil’s Raízen. The low-carbon fuel is expected to be produced by five plants that Raízen plans to build in Brazil - bringing its total portfolio of cellulosic ethanol facilities in the Latin American country to nine. Shell... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2022
Whitefox, a leading bioethanol membrane engineering innovator, has revealed that Western Plains Energy will be the first US ethanol producer to install Whitefox ICE®-XL system. This will in place at its 50 million gallons per year ethanol plant in Kansas. Derek Peine, CEO at Western Plains Energy, said: “Since beginning operations in 2004, Western Plains has always... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2022
Honeywell has launched an innovative ethanol-to-jet fuel (ETJ) processing technology that allows producers to convert corn-based, cellulosic, or sugar-based ethanol into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Depending on the type of ethanol feedstock used, jet fuel produced from Honeywell's ethanol-to-jet fuel process can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80% on a... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2022
Airbus aims to reduce its CO2 footprint with greater adoption of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Today, the reduced carbon fuel is being increasingly used on Airbus sites and activities where a direct impact on carbon emissions can be made. In line with its purpose to pioneer sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world, Airbus is working to reduce the environmental... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2022
ITOCHU Corporation has been chosen for a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) demonstration project by the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). The aim of the project is to demonstrate the blending of imported neat SAF locally in Japan, which helps the country prepare for when significantly larger quantities of SAF... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2022
Digital solutions provider CargoAi and Neste have announced a partnership which enables freight forwarders to reduce the carbon emissions of their cargo transport through the purchase of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. Freight forwarders arrange transportation for the cargo of other companies and play a pivotal role in reducing the carbon emissions associated... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 4, 2022
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and GoodShipping have expanded their long-standing partnership with the purchase of 60 million litres of sustainable marine fuel. This will help DHL reduce a total of 180,000 tonnes CO2e TtW in shipping until 2024. This commitment is equivalent to the amount of fossil fuel used... [Read More]


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