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Sep 30, 2019
Danish shipping company Norden joins decarbonisation coalition, promotes biofuels
Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Diamond Green Diesel plans to expand its annual production capacity of the clean fuel using Honeywell UOP's Ecofining™ process technology, to meet the increasing demand for renewable fuel in North America and Europe. Diamond Green Diesel is planning a $1.1 billion (€1 billion) of its renewable diesel plant in Norco, Louisiana in the US,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 27, 2019
Velocys has secured a purchase order and technical service agreements with Toyo Engineering (Toyo) for its biomass-to-jet fuel technology in a demonstration facility in Japan. The company has also secured an advanced deposit for the use of the same technology by Toyo in a subsequent commercial plant, Velocys added. Under the order, which is worth around $0.5 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 27, 2019
Italian energy major Eni has opened its second biorefinery in Italy, located in Gela, Sicily. The plant, which began operations in August, has a processing capacity of up to 750,000 tonnes per year. It will convert used vegetable oil, animal fat, algae and by-products into high-quality biofuels. Following the closure of all petrochemical plants built in Gela since... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 26, 2019
Dutch company BTG-BTL has teamed up with TechnipFMC to design and build a production facility in Sweden to convert wood residues such as sawdust into bio-oil. The plant is expected to be the first in the world where this biofuel will be produced and then further processed in a refinery for motor vehicles. The facility will have a capacity to convert approximately... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 26, 2019
Extraction of biofuels and bio-products from algae is on the rise. Recent years have seen a substantial increase in demand for food, energy and valuable chemicals, which has led to the rise of R&D on renewable, novel and sustainable resources.1 The ability of algae to grow in a range of aquatic environments, from freshwater to saturated saline, and their efficient... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 25, 2019
US biodiesel producer Chesapeake Green Fuels has put its ten million gallon per year biodiesel facility up for auction, according to Maas Companies, which will sell off the plant. Built in 2006-2007 by Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel, the Chesapeake Green Fuels facility had an initial capacity of five million gallons per year of biodiesel. Capacity at the plant was doubled in... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 25, 2019
A new report released by US biofuel producers’ association Growth Energy has examined the impact of a growing role for US biofuels in American’s clean energy future. The report, which was written by research and management firm Ramboll, offers the latest data on US agricultural innovation, provides a detailed review of recent studies, and highlights gaps in the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 24, 2019
US airline Delta Air Lines has announced it will invest $2 million (€1.8 million) to carry out a feasibility study for a biofuel production facility, in partnership with Northwest Advanced Bio-fuels (NWABF). The potential biofuel production facility will produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) – as well as other biofuel products – and is expected to be located... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 24, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Neste has announced the opening of a new office in Shanghai, China. The company will also begin to source renewable material in the Asian country. “Neste is the third most sustainable company in the world and the largest producer of renewable diesel,” said Jennifer Jiang, general manager of Neste’s Shanghai office. “We are happy to open... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 24, 2019
Specialty chemical company Clariant has announced a license agreement for its sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology with ORLEN Group member ORLEN Południe, a European fuels and energy markets player. This is the second license agreement for Clariant’s sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology, and represents another step towards full commercialisation of the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 19, 2019
Finnish moving and logistics industry service provider Niemi Services has partnered with Neste to introduce Neste’s MY Renewable Diesel in all its diesel vehicles. The move will help customers moving home or office in Finland to reduce their carbon footprints. The renewable diesel, which is made entirely from waste and residue raw materials, will help Niemi’s customers... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 17, 2019
Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have devised a method to insert genes into a range of microorganisms that would previously reject foreign DNA, with the objective of creating custom microbes for better biofuel production. A team at the DOE Centre for Bioenergy Innovation (CBI) at ORNL are using the power of microbes... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 17, 2019
Renewable fuels manufacturer Gevo plans to power its Agri-Energy biofuel production facility in Minnesota, US with renewable energy. The company announced that it has secured the supply of 5MW of fully renewable electricity for the plant, which is located in Luverne, Minnesota, from an affiliate of energy company Juhl Energy. Generated from wind turbines, the electricity... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 16, 2019
Five of Canada’s leading national clean fuels associations have called for a national Clean Fuel Strategy to leverage innovation and sustainable resources to secure investment in the production and use of clean fuels. The associations – Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), Canadian Biogas Association (CBA), Canadian Gas Association (CGA), Electric Mobility Canada (EMC)... [Read More]


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