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Jun 3, 2024
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Bioethanol News
Jun 3, 2024
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said its projections for a tripling of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production in 2024 to 1.9 billion litres (1.5 million tonnes) are on track. This would account for 0.53% of aviation’s fuel need this year. To accelerate SAF use, there are several policy measures that governments could take. “SAF will provide... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 31, 2024
Swedish bunker company ScanOcean has added a new biofuel blend to its suite of products. According to Ship & Bunker the fuel, B30-DMA, blends 0.1% sulphur marine diesel oil with hydrotreated vegetable oil. The fuel is "specially designed to meet the evolving needs of maritime sustainability" and is "both environmentally friendly and compliant with the latest regulations",... [Read More]

Other News
May 31, 2024
There are about two weeks to go before the annual Biofuels Conference and Expo and SAF Summit takes place on June 18-19. The event will once again be held at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, which so successfully hosted the conference last year. For the first time the two-day event will include a Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit, which will be held in an adjoining conference... [Read More]

Features
May 30, 2024
As more countries and governments commit to achieving net-zero targets, and with annual air travel passenger numbers on a rapid rise, the aviation industry is under escalating pressure to substantially reduce its carbon footprint. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is the most viable and impactful solution for aviation decarbonisation up to 2050. The UK Government has... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 30, 2024
Exolum will build a new terminal for the storage of biofuels and other bulk liquid products in the Port of Bilbao on a plot adjacent to its facility in Zierbena. The first phase of the project, with a planned investment of €20 million, will start in 2025 and is expected to be operational in 2027. It will also expand the company’s service portfolio and its capacity... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 29, 2024
Neste welcomes the allowance of unrestricted sales of paraffinic diesel fuels according to the DIN EN 15940 fuel standard in Germany. The sales of unblended, 100% renewable diesel (also known as HVO100) has previously only been allowed in specific segments, such as in non-road vehicles and public transportation. The approval that has now come into force allows for... [Read More]

Other News
May 29, 2024
Air bp shared insights on the role of sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in helping to lower lifecycle carbon emissions for the industry and its customers at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. Air bp recently unveiled the latest enhancements to its customer portal, myairbp, enabling business aviation customers to manage their account... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 28, 2024
Neste has further expanded its capability to supply sustainable aviation fuel to customers in Europe in cooperation with VTTI - a global leader in energy storage and developer of energy infrastructure. Neste commissioned terminal capacity at VTTI’s ETT terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for the storage and blending of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. This... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 28, 2024
Norden has marked the first ever B100 biofuel bunkering in Singapore. The company was commissioned by Japan-based trading company ITOCHU Corporation to conduct the B100 biofuel bunkering, following the trial of a B24/VLSFO blend on Panamax vessel Nord Taurus. The bunkering was carried out with support from bunker supplier Mitsui & Co. Energy Trading Singapore (METS),... [Read More]

Other News
May 24, 2024
ION Commodities, has announced that Raízen Energia (Raízen), the world’s largest sugar exporter and cellulosic ethanol producer, has selected its TriplePoint solution to manage its extensive commodities portfolios of sugar, biofuels, fossil fuels and renewable certificates. Raízen plays a significant role in the global bioenergy market, serving over 50 million end... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 24, 2024
LanzaJet has revealed a $20 million (€18.4 million) investment from Groupe ADP - a leader in airport design and operations. The investment enables LanzaJet to continue building its capability and capacity to deploy its sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) process technology globally. “We continue to lay the foundation for building the SAF industry across the entire... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 24, 2024
Verbio has started work on converting its South Bend ethanol plant into a second integrated biorefinery in North America. Members of Verbio management and public officials gathered to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for this next milestone. The facility will incorporate both the production of renewable natural gas (RNG) and bioethanol using an innovative production approach.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 23, 2024
Emirates has taken delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Shell Aviation at London Heathrow Airport. Over 3,000 metric tonnes of neat SAF, blended with conventional jet fuel, will be supplied into the fuelling infrastructure network of the airport until the end of the summer. This is the first time the airline will be using SAF to power some of its flights... [Read More]

Features
May 23, 2024
What if someone said that Oscar the Grouch, Sesame Street's lovable curmudgeon, has something to teach us about sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)? While Oscar may be more concerned with rubbish than jet fuel, his recent role as United Airlines' “Chief Trash Officer” highlights an essential truth - local waste can be a global treasure. Climate change is a pressing global... [Read More]

Features
May 23, 2024
Ethanol leaders in the US are upbeat and determined concerning their industry’s achievements and potential. This, despite, once again, having to petition the White House to secure summertime freedom of use for E15 while also working to gain greater public recognition of ethanol’s strength as a positive force in the drive towards net-zero. The march towards November’s... [Read More]

Policy News
May 23, 2024
There are three weeks to go before the annual Biofuels Conference and Expo and SAF Summit takes place on June 18-19. The event will once again be held at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, which so successfully hosted the conference last year. For the first time the two-day event will include a Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit, which will be held in an adjoining conference... [Read More]


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