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Nov 8, 2019
Green Plains reports expected loss for Q3 due to weak ethanol margins
Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2019
American stock car racing company NASCAR has surpassed 15 million miles using Sunoco Green E15 ethanol blended fuel, under a partnership with American Ethanol. Since 2011, consumer adoption of higher blended ethanol fuels has grown steadily, with NASCAR competition one of the key leaders in the endeavour. The fuel, which is supplied by Sunoco, is a highly oxygenated... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 7, 2019
A coalition of biofuel and farm advocates has called on US President Donald Trump to fix a flawed proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that “fails in its mission to reinvigorate farm economies and reopen biofuel plants across America’s heartland.” The letter, which was signed by 60 organisation – including the Renewable Fuels Association,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 7, 2019
European biofuels producer VERBIO has reported a significant increase in its results for the first three months of the 2019/20 financial year, compared to a year ago. Group revenues increased by 23% to €210.1 million, up from €170.7 million in the previous year period. EBITDA for the three months was €23.8 million, significantly higher than the €16.1 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Crimson Renewable Energy subsidiary SeQuential, a commercial biodiesel producer on the US West Coast, has completed an expansion of its Salem facility that has increased production capabilities by 30%. The upgrade of the facility has increased production to 12 million gallons of low-carbon biodiesel per year. SeQuential has now increased production at the Salem facility... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 6, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Gevo has teamed up with Germany-based blockchain company Blocksize Capital to track the sustainability of renewable products, including biofuels. Blocksize provides distributed ledger technology (DTL), more commonly known as blockchain, a tool that allows tracking of data with a product and the transactions associated with the product. Gevo... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe, the company announced, which includes 27 Euro VI biodiesel-fuelled buses for regional operations. The company will deliver the 157 electric articulated buses and 27 biodiesel buses to Swedish operator Transdev from 2020. The buses, which will operate on routes in the city of Gothenburg,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 6, 2019
Renewable Energy Group (REG) has reported its third quarter results for 2019, highlighting ‘satisfactory’ performance in spite of uncertainty surrounding the lapsed biodiesel tax credit and the increased number of small refinery exemptions under the Trump administration. Revenues for the quarter were $584.4 million (€527.2 million) from 187.5 million gallons of... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 5, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Gevo has won a bid from the City of Seattle in the US to provide renewable gasoline to its fleet vehicles. The company has been awarded a four-year contract, with three two-year extensions, to supply at least 20,000 gallons per year of renewable isobutanol and 600,000 gallons per years of renewable isooctane to the City of Seattle. According... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
Pacific Biodiesel Technologies has made the first delivery of biodiesel to the Hamakua Energy power generation facility in Hawaii, US, as part of a supply contract signed in October. Under the agreement, Pacific Biodiesel, which owns and operates the biodiesel refinery in Hawaii, will supply biodiesel for the Hamakua Energy power plant, a liquid-fuel-fired combined... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
St1 has selected ÅF Pöyry as its engineering partner for a new renewable fuel production unit investment project in Gothenburg, Sweden. The investment is estimated to be around SEK 1.5 billion (€140 million); ÅF Pöyry’s services will include all engineering disciplines, procurement and scheduling services for the project, which consists of new units, revamp... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 5, 2019
Luxemboug-headquartered maritime infrastructure provider Jan De Nul Group has announced plans to switch to 100% renewable fuel, as it continues to carry out dredging work in the Benelux with fully renewable fuel options. The company has committed to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, while its trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt will now be... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 4, 2019
Japan-based airline ANA Holdings has announced a number of new commitments to reduce its environmental impact, including the reduction of single-use plastics and the implementation of sustainable aviation fuel on its flights. The airline will reduce its reliance on single-use plastics inside its cabins and lounges, effective 1 February 2020, replacing the plastic straws,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 4, 2019
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has recently issued a product alert for fuel additives under the Alternative Diesel Fuels (ADF) Regulation. The alert was issued following emissions testing by CARB, which showed that tested additives failed to effectively mitigate to the regulatory standards. These results have raised significant questions, both as to the specific... [Read More]

Features
Nov 1, 2019
Discovering the world, working with people across the globe, commuting to work every day or consuming exotic fruits imported to Europe – nearly every European is used to at least one of these habits producing a significant amount of carbon emissions. On the road to decarbonising transport and reaching climate targets, the market uptake of renewable fuels is essential. The... [Read More]


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