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May 27, 2022
Spanish biodiesel plant explosion kills two
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May 27, 2022
Biofuel demand recovered in 2021 from Covid lows, to near 2019 levels, a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report revealed. However, this year the IEA expect higher prices for oil and biofuels, combined with lower GDP expectations, to slow demand growth by 20% compared to our previous forecast. It said growth in transportation fuels, albeit at more modest levels,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 27, 2022
Neste and ITOCHU are celebrating the first delivery of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ to Etihad Airways in Japan. The delivery of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to Etihad marks the first time in Japan that SAF will be supplied to an overseas airline at an airport in Japan - Narita International. This milestone is a result of the recently expanded partnership... [Read More]

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May 26, 2022
TotalEnergies has agreed with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to acquire 50% of Clearway Energy Group (CEG) - the fifth largest US renewable energy player. This constitutes its largest acquisition in the renewable energy in the US, one of the top three renewable markets in the world. TotalEnergies is further accelerating its growth in the renewable energy sector... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 26, 2022
Helsinki Citycopter is committed to offering its Scandinavian customers flights in ACH130s while taking the first steps in reducing greenhouse gas emissions with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. The first two ACH130s acquired by Helsinki Citycopter have just landed in Finland. "We are a young company, established in 2020, and our commitment to sustainability for future... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 26, 2022
POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels, will be reopening its bioprocessing facility in Cloverdale, Indiana, after action was taken to safeguard domestic markets for low-carbon biofuels. Restarting the Cloverdale facility will bring POET’s network to a total of 34 bioprocessing plants across eight Midwest states, five of which are located in Indiana. “We... [Read More]

Policy News
May 25, 2022
The measures planned by Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke to reduce the share of biofuels in the transport sector will increase greenhouse gas emissions by about 80 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. “The proposal would drastically lower the cap for sustainable biofuels made from cultivated biomass, thereby limiting the only possibility currently available to reduce... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 25, 2022
Worley has been awarded a contract by Heartwell Renewables LLC for a greenfield renewable fuels plant in Hastings, Nebraska. The new US plant is a joint venture between The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill. The new plant will produce an estimated 80 million gallons (around 303 million litres) of renewable diesel per year from feedstocks such as vegetable oils... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 25, 2022
Fulcrum BioEnergy announced the completion of commissioning and the initial operations of its Sierra biofuels plant - the world’s first landfill waste to renewable transportation fuels plant. The Sierra Biorefinery began operations, processing prepared waste feedstock and successfully producing the high-quality hydrocarbon synthetic gas, or syngas, which is ideal for... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 24, 2022
Growth Energy has welcomed Governor Kim Reynolds’s decision to sign the 2022 Biofuel Access Bill into law. This makes Iowa the first state in the nation to implement statewide access to E15. The legislation would provide Iowans access to E15 statewide by 2026 and update the E15 promotion tax credit to $0.09 per gallon year-round through 2025. In a statement, Growth... [Read More]

Features
May 24, 2022
Mark Wubbels, head of RBL emerging markets at Clariant, speaks to Biofuels International about the challenges the company faces in a post-pandemic world made more uncertain by the Ukraine war 1. Can you outline how the past 12 months have been for Clariant? Over the last 12 months, much like the year before, almost all the geographies and markets in which we operate... [Read More]

Policy News
May 24, 2022
Analysis published in a new report has shown that transport decarbonisation could result in a multi-billion pound boost to local economies across the country, but says action from the Government is needed. The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Hitachi Energy’s report – Decarbonising Transport: Enabling local energy solutions - is an... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 23, 2022
Rio Tinto and bp have agreed to work together on a one-year biofuel trial to help reduce carbon emissions from its marine fleet. Under the trial, bp is supplying Rio Tinto with marine biofuel for approximately 12 months. The fuel will be trialled on Rio Tinto’s RTM Tasman vessel on a mix of Transatlantic and Atlantic-Pacific routes, in one of the longest-duration... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 23, 2022
Three Rivers Energy Plant in Conesville, Ohio, was rocked by an explosion on May 20. It is understood that workers at the facility were commissioning a grain dryer prior to start up when the incident happened. The cause of the explosion is being investigated and no one was injured. The Coshocton Ethanol Plant began operations in 2008. CE Acquisitions, a partnership... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 23, 2022
A team of companies led by SGP BioEnergy joined the Government of Panama to announce the development of the world’s largest biofuels production and distribution hub. Once complete in five years, Biorefineria Ciudad Dorada or Golden City Biorefinery, located in Colon and Balboa, Panama, will be the largest advanced biorefinery and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production... [Read More]


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