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Oct 2, 2020
POET Biorefining in Macon celebrates 20 years
Bioethanol News
Oct 2, 2020
Swedavia is contributing to sustainable air travel by buying more sustainable aviation fuel. The bio-aviation fuel corresponds to about 9,000 flights and will be refuelled at Stockholm Arlanda Airport from 22 September. Swedavia has been buying bio-aviation fuel annually since 2016 corresponding to the need for its own business trips for one year. The purpose is to... [Read More]

Features
Oct 1, 2020
Moving away from the traditional fossil fuel paradigm that powers global transportation is a slow and incremental process. Achieving this transition over the next decade requires the coordination of many things. Consistent technology development, innovation, and a progressive replacement of conventional fuels with renewable alternatives are all needed as we phase towards... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 1, 2020
E10info.eu, a new online resource for consumer information about the E10 fuel blend, has launched as part of a broader effort to highlight the importance of renewable ethanol to EU climate goals. Use of E10, which contains up to 10% renewable ethanol by volume, significantly reduces emissions from petrol cars and is sold in petrol stations in 14 EU countries. Other... [Read More]

Features
Oct 1, 2020
Despite the current crisis facing the global aviation industry, its commitment to pursuing sustainability remains strong, particularly as the sector starts to recover. Speaking at the Global Sustainable Aviation Forum, industry leaders reiterated that long-term climate action should be a priority alongside economic recovery in the coming years. Executive director of... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 1, 2020
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, will be neutralising the carbon emissions of its ocean freight shipments from New Year’s Day. In line with its Mission 2050 – Zero Emissions, DHL is committed to transitioning to clean and sustainable sea freight transport for all of its less-than-container load (LCL) journeys.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2020
Malaysia’s palm oil exports to China increased by 31.9% or 316,400 tonnes over last year to 1.31 million tonnes from January to June this year. This contrasts with Indonesia which shipped 1.28 million tonnes of palm oil to China - decreasing by 42.7% or 956,400 tonnes. As a result, palm oil market share commanded by Malaysia in China up to June this year rose from... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 30, 2020
The biofuels sector employed a total of 2.5 million people, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Many of these positions were in the agricultural supply chain in countries like Brazil, Colombia and Malaysia, the organisation revealed. In the new IRENA report recently published, the renewables sector accounted for around 11.5 million jobs worldwide... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 29, 2020
PT Pertamina will use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels at its Plaju and Cilacap refineries in Indonesia. The company will use UOP Renewable Jet Fuel Process technology at its Plaju refinery in Palembang, South Sumatra, and UOP Ecofining technology at its Cilacap refinery in Central Java. UOP will provide technology licenses, basic engineering,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 29, 2020
Air bp, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, has delivered 210 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Swedish airport operator, Swedavia. Swedavia and its partners SOS Alarm, Systembolaget and the 2030 Secretariat procured the fuel through a joint tender, as part of an initiative to promote the large-scale production of SAF and its use.... [Read More]

Features
Sep 28, 2020
In January 2021 fuel suppliers are required to increase the amount of renewable fuel they use to comply with latest updates to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). The scheme, introduced in 2008 by the UK Government to drive Greenhouse Gas Emission (GHG) reductions in the transport sector, mandates the adoption of renewable fuels for road vehicles, non-road... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 28, 2020
The pioneering partnership between government and the aviation sector to fast-track zero-emission flights has taken its next step forward with the publication of Jet Zero Council’s main aims. Following the first meeting of the group earlier in the summer, representatives from the UK’s leading aerospace, aviation and technology sectors will work in lockstep with Transport... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 25, 2020
Green Fuels Ltd has been awarded a $100,000 (€86,000) grant in recognition of the work being undertaken in addressing the immediate and long term challenges resulting from the effects of the global pandemic. The grant is designed to support and amplify the impact of the work Green Fuels is doing as a global producer of sustainable transport fuels. The Unreasonable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 25, 2020
The CBI has called for Government action to support the UK aviation sector in the development of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of a new six-point plan for achieving net zero carbon. “With an established history in aviation and aerospace technologies,” the business group said: “the UK has a unique opportunity to develop the right policy frameworks to enable... [Read More]

Features
Sep 25, 2020
Between November 2015 and June 2019 a market driven study focused on gasoline fuels having midrange ethanol concentrations. It was performed under the EU Horizon 2020 funding scheme Engine tests with new types of biofuels and development of biofuel standards. NEN, the Netherlands Standardisation Body, studied the overall sensitivity of future (Euro 6c technology) vehicles... [Read More]


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