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Mar 23, 2021
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Bioethanol News
Mar 22, 2021
Repsol, BP and Total has shown their support for the objectives of the “Declaration of Intent on Cooperation and Promotion of Sustainable Aviation Fuels” signed by the governments of Spain and France. Alongside other companies in the aviation sector including Iberia, Aena, Airbus, Air France, ITP Aero and Dassault Aviation they have expressed their support for the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 22, 2021
OMV Petrom plans to build a new bioethanol plant in Romania. The company submitted a proposal worth $1.2 billion lei (€245 million) to the Ministry of Economy and Energy. It has been reported that the investment planned by the oil company is a second generation bioethanol plant. The oil company intends to build the factory in Prahova County, an area that is traditionally... [Read More]

Features
Mar 22, 2021
Twelve months after reporting that 2020 was set to be a massive year for biofuels in Brazil, it is clear that the current challenge for the country, and South America in general, is to address how much the industry’s status and potential has been blunted by the human and economic impact of COVID-19. A year ago, the Brazilian Government was just a couple of months into... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 22, 2021
MOL has become a biofuel producer by purchasing 500,000 tonnes of biofuels for blending. Following investment in the Danube Refinery bio feedstock will be co-processed together with fossil materials increasing the renewable share of fuels and reducing up to 200,000 tonnes/year CO2 emissions. Gabriel Szabó, executive vice president of MOL Group Downstream, said: “With... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 19, 2021
National Biodiesel Day took place on March 18 in honour of Rudolf Diesel’s birthday. In the 1890s, Rudolf invented the diesel engine, which was designed to run on peanut oil. The inventor knew early on about the prominent role renewable plant oils could play in fuelling the future’s better, cleaner vehicles. With this thought of innovation in mind, the National... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 19, 2021
Covenant Energy is progressing with its plans for a new renewable diesel facility. The processing plant, which is planned to be constructed in southern Saskatchewan will produce 6,500 barrels a day of renewable diesel, with a production capacity of 300-325 million litres per year. Additionally arctic-grade renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) are all... [Read More]

Features
Mar 19, 2021
As fuel demand begins its recovery around the world, the US Grains Council (USGC) is taking steps to ensure ethanol will continue to expand as a part of policy solutions that address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and offer a comprehensive portfolio of other benefits including air quality improvement and economic value. USGC’s ethanol team and consultants offered... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 18, 2021
The incorporation of biofuels in diesel fuel blends reached its highest level in the past year at about 3.025 million tonnes since the quota regime was introduced in 2007. The Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP) saw this as confirmation that the greenhouse gas reduction target, which was raised from 4 to 6% for 2020, would be easily met. The adequate... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 18, 2021
A team of aerospace specialists has launched the world’s first in-flight emissions study using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a wide-body commercial passenger aircraft. Airbus, German research centre DLR, Rolls-Royce and SAF producer Neste have teamed up to start the pioneering ‘Emission and Climate Impact of Alternative Fuels’ (ECLIF3) project looking... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 18, 2021
Velocys has welcomed the government’s new Green Fuels, Green Skies competition as a “positive signal” for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The completion is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan that will support UK companies as they pioneer new technologies to convert household rubbish, waste wood and excess electricity into sustainable aviation fuel. Offering... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 17, 2021
Net zero-emission aviation is one step closer following the launch of a new competition to support the development of cutting-edge facilities capable of turning everyday waste into jet fuel. The Green Fuel, Green Skies competition, which is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan, will support UK companies as they pioneer new technologies to convert household rubbish,... [Read More]

Features
Mar 17, 2021
Shell Aviation is one of the few companies that has been a part of the aircraft industry for over 100 years. It has helped to drive progress through collaboration with some of aviation’s greatest visionaries, including supporting Louis Bleriot on his pioneering flight across the English Channel in 1909 and assisting Frank Whittle as he developed the jet engine. With... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 17, 2021
Wakud is nearing completion of its plant at Khazaen Economic City, which will be the first facility in Oman to recycle used cooking oil (UCO) into biofuel. The plant, for which Wakud International signed an industrial lease agreement with Khazaen, is expected to be operational by June. The project will be implemented as a joint venture in partnership with UK company... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 16, 2021
Air Canada has announced plans to invest $50 million (€42 million) in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This is part of its long-term commitment to advance climate change sustainability throughout its business. The airline has set ambitious climate targets to realise a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) throughout its global operations by 2050. To reach... [Read More]


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