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Sep 20, 2021
Germany exported 933,000 tonnes of biodiesel in the first half of year
Bioethanol News
Sep 17, 2021
Royal Dutch Shell has announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. Once built, the facility will be among the biggest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste. A facility... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 17, 2021
The European Commission has approved the prolongation of the tax exemption measure for biofuels in Sweden. Sweden has exempted liquid biofuels from energy and CO₂ taxation since 2002. The measure has already been extended several times, the last time being in October 2020. The Commission has now approved an additional one-year extension of the tax exemption from 1... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 17, 2021
POET has release of its inaugural sustainability report, which outlines the company’s focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. POET established several ESG goals, including the achievement of net-zero carbon at its bioprocessing facilities by 2050. In addition, POET has pledged to ensure that its renewable, plant-based bioethanol reduces greenhouse... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 16, 2021
Nova Pangaea Technologies has raised a further £2.4 million (€2.8 million) from existing investors as part of a successful Series A funding round. The latest investment has been led by Par Equity, alongside Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) and Cambridge Angels as well as several existing private investors. It is the largest fundraising round for the company... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 16, 2021
Eni and Rome airport have signed a strategic agreement to promote decarbonisation initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerate the ecological transition of airports. Eni has been producing hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) biofuel in its Venice and Gela biorefineries since 2014 via its proprietary Ecofoning™ technology. It can also produce sustainable aviation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 16, 2021
Total Touch Cargo Holland BV (TTC) and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) have entered into a partnership as part of it sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme. Under the deal, AFKLMP Cargo will use SAF on selected cargo flights from Nairobi, Kenya, to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, carrying TTC’s fresh agricultural and horticultural products. Bénédicte... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 13, 2021
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomed the biodiesel tax credit extension as part of the ‘Build Back Better’ Bill in the US. The proposed extension through to 2031 of the biodiesel and renewable diesel blenders tax credit in the House Ways and Means portion of the Build Back Better Act was passed. The NBB thanked House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 13, 2021
Airlines for America (A4A) has announced that its member carriers have pledged to work with government leaders and other stakeholders to make 3 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to aircraft operators in 2030. The group, that includes United Airlines, Southwest, Delta and American, said this was part of a commitment to work across the aviation... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 13, 2021
Safran Helicopter Engines completed a first at its Bordes site in France by successfully testing an engine using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). A Makila 2 ran on a biofuel produced by TotalEnergies from residues and waste from the circular economy - specifically used cooking oil (UCO). This test was able to evaluate the operational impact of using only SAF on... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 13, 2021
United and Honeywell have announced a joint multimillion-dollar investment in Alder Fuels – a cleantech company that is pioneering technologies for producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). When used together across the fuel lifecycle, the Alder technologies, coupled with Honeywell's Ecofining™ process, could have the ability to produce a carbon-negative fuel at... [Read More]

Features
Sep 13, 2021
Independent bulk liquids storage and distribution company Standic, based in Dordrecht in the Netherlands, received sustainability certification for biofuels storage several years ago.  The company was also awarded International Sustainability and Carbon Commission (ISCC-EU) and the German version ISCC System certification. Standic said the certification was “essential”... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 13, 2021
Fuel pumps across Great Britain are now greener with the introduction of E10 as the new standard grade of petrol. Since September 1, over 95% of all petrol vehicles are compatible with E10, with the small number of older vehicles, including classic cars and some from the early 2000s, still able to access E5 petrol in the ‘Super’ grade. Motorists should use the government’s free... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 10, 2021
The amount of diesel fuel consumed by road traffic in Germany was lower in the first half of this year than it was over the same period in 2020. Accordingly, the use of biodiesel dropped by one fifth and on average, biodiesel was blended in at 7.1%, which compared to 8.1% in the previous 12 months. In the first half of 2021, the use of biodiesel for blending totalled... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 10, 2021
Chevron USA and Gevo plan to invest in building new facilities that will process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Through the proposed collaboration, Gevo will operate its proprietary technology to produce SAF and renewable blending components for blended petro. In addition to co-investing with Gevo in one or more projects, Chevron will have... [Read More]


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