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Mar 29, 2021
Biofuel feedstock to aid Thailand’s biochemical industry growth
Bioethanol News
Mar 29, 2021
Spain’s Repsol is bidding for European pandemic recovery funds to support projects including new biofuel plants. Spain and Italy, due the biggest chunks of Europe’s €750 billion lifeline in recognition of the damage COVID-19 caused their economies, have invited companies to propose projects that could help wean their economies off carbon. Repsol responded by putting... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 29, 2021
Swedavia has adopted an environmental target that 5% of all jet fuel used at Swedavia airports should be renewable in four years’ time. Swedavia is continuing its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Incentive Programme during 2021 to support airlines operating scheduled and charter traffic at any Swedavia airport. Swedavia supports up to 50% of the premium cost for neat... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 26, 2021
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin issuing a new round of pandemic assistance to key agriculture programmes - specifically including biofuels. Commencing in the spring, biofuels will be a recipient of a shared $6 billion (€5.1 billion) investment using discretionary funding from the Consolidated... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 26, 2021
Höegh Autoliners accelerated its decarbonisation efforts successfully completing its first carbon neutral voyage from Europe to South Africa earlier this month. During the voyage, the New Horizon vessel Höegh Trigger ran on advanced biofuels meeting the highest sustainability standards. The successful trial voyage showed that biofuel is a viable choice for vessels... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 26, 2021
Indian Oil Corp proposes to build two second generation biorefineries as part of the government’s aim to increase ethanol production in the country. Each of the second generation biorefineries, to be built in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, will be able to produce 500,000 litres/day of ethanol from spoilt and surplus food grain. These form part of the Indian government’s... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 25, 2021
The share of foreign rapeseed being processed by German oil mills was at the highest level in the first half of the 2020/21 season. This was despite the fact that feedstock availability had increased due to the larger 2020 rapeseed harvest. In the first half of the crop year, German oil mills processed around 4.8 million tonnes of rapeseed. This was up 5% year-on-year... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 25, 2021
The German government has proposed new legislation where biofuels will compete with other low carbon pathways to comply with increasing emission reduction quotas. Biofuels producers fear this could come at the expense of their product demands as electric vehicle (EV) penetration is expected to grow. However, Stratas Advisors do not share this outlook. The organisation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 25, 2021
Neste has joined the eFuel Alliance, an interest group dedicated to the industrial production of synthetic fuels from renewable sources. The eFuel Alliance is based in Berlin and Brussels and brings together companies and organisations that share the goal of establishing and promoting power - and bio-based synthetic fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 24, 2021
Malaysia’s exports of palm-based biodiesel are likely to fall this year to their lowest since 2017 due to European Union restrictions and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malaysian Biodiesel Association (MBA) revealed. Exports from Malaysia are estimated to fall to 350,000 tonnes from 378,582 tonnes in 2020, MBA president UR Unnithan said at the Virtual Palm and Lauric Oils... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 24, 2021
Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels has made progress toward securing a strategic long-term investment into its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) project in Washington State from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners - an independent investment firm. The potential $600 million (€506 million) investment from Stonepeak will help finance the largest announced SAF/renewable biofuels... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 24, 2021
Centreline AV has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from its base at Bristol Airport in the UK. Centreline has invested in the infrastructure to supply SAF as part of its commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its operations with a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2025. The fuel is blended with traditional Jet A1 meaning there... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 24, 2021
Clay Lacy Aviation will offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at the company’s two facilities at Van Nuys and John Wayne Orange County airports. World Fuel Services begins monthly SAF deliveries to both locations this month, with 2021 deliveries to total a minimum of 100,000 gallons. World Fuel is also providing renewable diesel fuel to power Clay Lacy’s fuel trucks,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 23, 2021
The CSL Group will be testing second generation biodiesel on half of its fleet this year. These tests are a follow-up to the successful trials of B100 biodiesel fuel on the main engines of two CSL ships last year. “Replacing fossil fuel with biodiesel on vessels requires no modification of existing equipment and provides a viable carbon neutral fuel source over its... [Read More]

Features
Mar 23, 2021
The use of biofuel as a substitute for petroleum diesel is a valuable solution to the inescapable global issues regarding energy shortage and environmental pollution. For both economic and environmental reasons, implementing used cooking oils (UCO) for biodiesel production has gained a significant amount of consideration within the world of fuel production. It has... [Read More]


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