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Jul 6, 2021
Cory switches iconic Thames tugs to biofuels as part of net-zero drive
Bioethanol News
Jul 5, 2021
The International Energy Agency (IEA) executive director Fatih Birol met with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen last week to discuss how the energy sector can reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and what should be done to unlock more investments for clean energy transitions around the world. The meeting, which included the participation of senior officials from the US... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 5, 2021
IKEA, one of the world’s best-known and loved home furnishing brands, aims to cut its CO2 emissions in the UAE by up to 90% on the way to its ultimate goal of emission-free deliveries by 2025. Farjad Shah, sustainability developer of IKEA UAE, said the company has been using Neutral Fuels B100 Net Zero Biofuel in their delivery vehicles that transport goods from Jebel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 5, 2021
The Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak proved to be the fastest race car running on renewable fuel at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb finishing fourth overall. The car competed on a course that was shortened due to icy conditions at the Pikes Peak summit, crossing the finish line in 6:36.281 despite suffering a late engine issue. The time was good... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 5, 2021
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of small refineries seeking relief from the Renewable Fuel Standard, delivering a major blow to biofuel groups in a long-running legal battle over the governance of the nation’s ethanol and biodiesel policy. In a 6-3 ruling, the court ruled Small Refinery Exemptions from the nation’s biofuel blending requirements need not be extended... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 5, 2021
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a 2019 rule by the Environmental Protection Agency that lifted outdated restrictions on the sale of a 15% ethanol fuel blend (E15). The case, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA, was a challenge by oil refiners to the rulemaking that allowed the year-round sale of E15. Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuels... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 5, 2021
GoodFuels and independent dry bulk owner Berge Bulk have announced the successful completion of a recent bunkering of advanced marine biofuel from 100% sustainable feedstock onboard the 181,403 dwt bulk carrier Berge Tsurugi. As part of Berge Bulk’s industry-leading ambition to be carbon neutral by 2025, Berge Tsurugi received a delivery of GoodFuels’ sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 2, 2021
Rapeseed processing in Germany rose considerably in the first four months of this compared to the previous year. Domestic rapeseed accounted for a major share of the increase. In the first four months of 2021, around 3.27 million tonnes of rapeseed were processed in Germany. This was up nearly 10% on the same period the previous year. One of the reasons was a rise... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 2, 2021
Korean Air signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Oilbank, a leading petroleum and refinery company in Korea, regarding the manufacturing and usage of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Through the partnership, Korean Air hopes to not only counter climate change caused by the aviation industry through the use of SAF, but also help commercialise SAF and... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 1, 2021
Shell and Rolls-Royce signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero emissions. The MoU will expand and accelerate several existing areas of cooperation between the companies such as advancing the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This includes Rolls-Royce’s new... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 1, 2021
The soybean production area in the EU-27 has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to information published by the EU Commission. The area planted with soybeans in 2021 is reported to amount to almost 958,000 million hectares. This is up around 2% year-on-year. Italy remains by far the largest EU soybean producer with an area of presumably 286,000 hectares... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 1, 2021
NextChem and MET Development have reached an agreement with FerSam Uruguay to develop projects for the production of green ammonia and bioethanol in Latin America. Under the agreement, Maire Tecnimont Group’s subsidiaries and FerSam will undertake feasibility studies for two projects. The first is to evaluate and assess the possibility of jointly producing green ammonia. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 30, 2021
Velocys has announce the execution of a strategic framework agreement with Koch Project Solutions (KPS) for Velocys’ Bayou Fuels biorefinery project. KPS may be awarded a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to deliver the project facility in Natchez, Mississippi, US. This project is expected to produce approximately 33 million gallons/year... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 30, 2021
The UK continues its track to deliver the world’s first zero emission flight across the Atlantic within a generation following two progressive announcements by the Transport Secretary. Launching the first round of the ZEFI competition, delivered by the Connected Places Catapult – the government will award businesses and universities around the UK up to £50,000 (€58,000)... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 30, 2021
Green technology company Vertoro has won a European Union grant to develop a lignin crude plant at Rotterdam whose product could be used as biofuel bunkers. The firm has won a €2 million ReactEU grant to build a 250,000 mt/year commercial-scale biorefinery at Europe’s largest port facility, it revealed in a LinkedIn post recently. “This biorefinery will convert... [Read More]


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