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Oct 21, 2022
Bombardier to cover flight operations with SAF
Bioethanol News
Oct 21, 2022
Bugaboo, DSM Engineering Materials, Fibrant and Neste have announced their cross-value chain partnership using biofuels. This has enabled the launch of an entire Bugaboo stroller portfolio made with bio-based materials. The majority of the strollers’ plastic parts are made using DSM Engineering Materials’ Akulon® 100% bio-based B-MB polyamide 6 (PA6), which in... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 21, 2022
The European Parliament has adopted its position on European-wide rules to decarbonise the shipping sector with FuelEU Maritime. APAG, the European Oleochemicals Industry, has welcomed the efforts of the European Parliament to pave the way for industries to become climate neutral by 2050, but it has urged policymakers not to decarbonise one sector at the expense of another.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 20, 2022
Brasil BioFuels will build a new biorefinery to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and second generation biofuel. Topsoe has been selected to support the production delivering its Hydroflex™ and H2bridge™ technologies. Topsoe’s hydroprocessing technology will allow the biorefinery to produce the low-carbon fuels while at the same time recycling gases and liquids... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 20, 2022
Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alder Fuels, a clean tech developer and green crude producer to further test sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The SAF, which has been produced based on Alder Fuels’ proprietary technology, is being readied for global rollout as a drop-in replacement to petroleum-based jet fuel. The testing, which will include... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 19, 2022
McDonald's UAE has revealed that its supply trucks have travelled more than 22 million kilometres on pure biodiesel. The fast-food company said this was the latest milestone of its biodiesel programme, which gets used cooking oil from their restaurants converted to 100% biodiesel to fuel their vehicles. Walid Fakih, CEO at McDonald's UAE, said: "Focusing on the environment... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 19, 2022
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has taken another step in making the airfreight industry more sustainable with the introduction of goSAF. Customers can set the level of their contribution to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for every cargo shipment they book. This is part of its pledge to tackle climate change, achieving net-zero CO₂ emissions in 2050.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 19, 2022
Tour operator TUI and Spanish energy firm Cepsa have signed a new agreement to promote the production and supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). These fuels will be produced from circular raw materials that do not compete with food resources, such as used cooking oils, non-food animal waste or biodegradable waste from various industries. TUI has been working to... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 19, 2022
Breakthrough Energy revealed its first Catalyst project funding will go to LanzaJet’s Freedom Pines Fuels sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant. The facility in Soperton, Georgia, will receive a $50 million (€51 million) grant. Breakthrough Energy Catalyst is a programme that brings together corporate and philanthropic organisations to accelerate the deployment of... [Read More]

Features
Oct 18, 2022
Sami Faour, global technical director at BetaTec speaks to Biofuels International about the company’s involvement in the alternative fuels’ sector Can you introduce yourself to our readers and provide us with a brief history about BetaTec? I'm the global technical director for BetaTec. I lead the global innovation team and oversee collaboration with key stakeholders... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 18, 2022
BASF has introduced CircleStar™ - a dehydration catalyst to process renewable feedstocks. The novel star-shaped catalyst achieves a 99.5% selectivity for the ethanol-to-ethylene (E2E) conversion. With an operating temperature that is more than 25°C lower compared to conventional processes, CircleStar™ helps to decrease the carbon footprint in the bio-ethylene value... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 18, 2022
Eni has announced plans to build a new biorefinery at its industrial site in Livorno in Italy. Representatives from the energy company met with the president of Tuscany, Eugenio Giani, and the mayors of Livorno, Luca Salvetti, and Collesalvetti, Adelio Antolini, to confirm the details. The feasibility study involves building three new plants for the production of hydrogenated... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 17, 2022
Airbus has revealed that an A320neo for China Eastern Airlines has been powered by a 5% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) fuel blend. The aircraft recently took off from the company’s Airbus Delivery Centre in Tianjin. SAF is a sustainably-produced aviation fuel made from feedstocks ranging from used fat, oil and grease to municipal and forestry waste. Compared to... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 17, 2022
TEBO Group of Industries and the University of British Columbia (UBC) have started a new research partnership aimed at driving highly sustainable and carbon-efficient construction and infrastructure technology. The collaboration will bring together TEBO engineers with researchers at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses to explore and develop solutions with the potential... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 17, 2022
Aberdeen International Airport has received its first commercial delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The SAF was delivered by Air bp and will be blended with traditional jet fuel for Bristow flights to bp’s North Sea offshore operations. bp is the first North Sea operator to voluntarily commit to an ongoing supply of SAF for its North Sea flights, helping... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 14, 2022
Avfuel Corporation partnered with Sheltair Aviation and Neste to ensure NBAA-BACE attendees had the option to fuel sustainably for the event. Avfuel had two truckload deliveries of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM at Orlando Executive Airport (KORL) in the week of October 10. The deliveries provided a total of 16,000 gallons of SAF to the FBO for its customers... [Read More]


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