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Jul 21, 2020
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Bioethanol News
Jul 20, 2020
Air bp, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, is collaborating with Airbus to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The SAF will be used in two Air Transat A321LR destined for Montreal, Canada, from Airbus’s facility at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport. To enable SAF to be used for these flights, Air bp established a supply route, including transportation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 20, 2020
The US Department of Agriculture intends to make available up to $100 million (€87 million) in grants for activities designed to expand the availability and sale of renewable fuels. The announcement was made by US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. He said: “America’s energy independence is critical to our economic security, and President Trump fully recognises... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 17, 2020
The US Grains Council (USGC) connected key sorghum customers in China with industry stakeholders during a webinar focused on production, logistics and supply and demand factors. About 50 industry stakeholders from China attended the event as well as USGC staff in China and the US and other sorghum industry representatives. Attendees had a lively discussion on the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 17, 2020
Germany exported the largest amount of rapeseed meal in five years from July 2019 to April 2020. During this period, Germany exported around 1.5 million tonnes of rapeseed meal. According to information published by the German Federal Statistical Office, this was up about 24% year on year and the largest tonnage in five years. The Netherlands was the main recipient,... [Read More]

Features
Jul 16, 2020
The German Federal Government’s six month presidency of the Council of the European Union began on 1 July. As a goal of its agenda, the Federal Government stated that it wishes to “work towards climate-friendly, sustainable and affordable mobility”. The biofuel associations welcome this objective and point out that openness to technological ideas and the sustainably... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 16, 2020
Malaysia plans legal action against the European Union's proposal to phase out palm oil-based biofuels by 2030 in a dispute settlement mechanism under the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Plantation industries and commodities minister Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said the legal action was in keeping with the trade principles within the WTO. The EU policy was adopted to... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 15, 2020
Clariant has joined forces with Ineratec in the challenge for a greener future. The companies have entered a partnership to develop and commercialise novel technologies for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. Clariant will provide its extensive catalysis expertise and broad portfolio of syngas conditioning and upgrading catalysts to support Ineratec’s... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 15, 2020
Germany’s CropEnergies, one of Europe’s largest ethanol producers, revealed that demand for bioethanol is set to recover as easing COVID-19 lockdowns across the region enable more people to use their vehicles. The company has also increased output of ethanol for disinfectants as fuel demand collapsed after lockdowns were imposed. “CropEnergies expects to see an... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 15, 2020
Green Fuels’ joint venture company in the Sultanate of Oman, Wakud International, has signed a lease on its new facilities at the Khazaen Economic City. Wakud will process locally-collected waste oils into biodiesel and other biofuels. “Wakud will set up a state-of-the-art biodiesel plant. The aim behind the establishment of this plant is to optimise the utilisation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 14, 2020
More than 37,000 tonnes of biofuels have been handled at Klaipėda oil terminal operated by KN since the beginning of the year. This is up from just over 5,000 thousand tonnes that were handled throughout last year at the Lithuanian port. Two types of biofuels are handled at the terminal - ethanol and fatty acid methyl ester, better known as biodiesel. During the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 14, 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for the International Energy Agency (IEA) to prioritise investment in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to help power aviation’s contribution to the post-COVID-19 recovery. IATA’s call comes on the eve of the IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit which will meet virtually to debate moves toward a low-carbon... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 13, 2020
Amazon Air has secured up to six million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied by Shell Aviation and produced by World Energy as it aims to meet its Climate Pledge. Air cargo is an important part of Amazon's operations, but also a highly carbon-intensive part of the global supply chain. With this 12-month deal, Amazon Air is prioritising sustainability... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 13, 2020
With the US Department for Agriculture’s Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Programme (HBIIP) deadline one month away, the Renewable Fuels Association is warning retailers that any delays may threaten their ability to complete the registration and application process in time. RFA Director of Market Development Cassie Mullen said: “As retailers approach the final... [Read More]

Features
Jul 10, 2020
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE) will boost ties to put the renewables-driven energy transformation at the heart of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic recovery following COVID-19. The efforts build on an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) originally signed by the two organisations in... [Read More]


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