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Biodiesel News
Jan 3, 2024
The European Union will begin an anti-dumping investigation into biodiesel imports from China, which the bloc's industry said has slashed domestic production. In August, it began investigating whether biodiesel from Indonesia was circumventing EU duties by going through China and Britain. The latest investigation, Reuters reported, prompted by a complaint from producer... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 3, 2024
Brussels Airport Company, thanks to federal government support, will be granting a special financial contribution to promote the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). One year ago, Brussels Airport announced the first delivery of SAF via the NATO pipeline. However the high price of SAF remained an obstacle and slowed down its use by airlines. This new SAF incentive... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jan 2, 2024
A biofuel company working with NASA has announced plans to open a £9 million (€10.3 million) County Derry plant on a landfill site. Renovare Fuels said the first of its kind UK and EU operation in Craigmore will create up to two million litres of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from gases trapped in the waste. The plant will be built on top of an existing landfill... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 2, 2024
The USDA said the global production of oilseeds in the crop year 2023/24 is set to hit a peak of around 661 million tonnes, which would be up around 4% year-on-year. Global processing of oilseeds is also set to rise to a record high of 542.5 million tonnes, according to the most recent USDA outlook. This would be up around 19.1 million tonnes on the crop year 2022/23.... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 22, 2023
Preem’s fully renewable HVO, produced at its Gothenburg refinery, has been exported for the first time in the company's history. This is an important milestone on Swedish company's journey towards a climate-neutral value chain by 2035. By restructuring production at the refineries in Lysekil and Gothenburg, the plan is to achieve a production capacity of 2.5 million... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 22, 2023
Biofuels International wishes a happy and restful festive period to all of our readers. Thank you for following us, and we look forward to resuming activity on 2 January 2024. ... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 21, 2023
Murrays Coaches’ bid to drive down its emissions continues with the arrival of five new biodiesel-fuelled vehicles for use in Queensland in Australia. Murrays Coaches, operating transit contracts between Brisbane and regional Queensland, will vastly reduce its CO2 emissions (by more than 80%) thanks to the arrival of five new Scania coaches - running as standard on... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 21, 2023
Nextchem, through its waste-to-chemicals subsidiary MyRechemical, has been awarded a feasibility study for the integration of its proprietary Waste-to-Syngas technology in a conversion plant that will transform solid municipal waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This is the first major project in the UAE aimed at producing up to 120,000 tonnes per year of SAF. MyRechemical... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 21, 2023
VARO Energy and Höegh Autoliners have announced a strategic partnership aimed at advancing the decarbonisation of maritime sectors. This collaboration focuses on supplying 100% advanced biofuels for deep-sea transportation from Europe, underpinning both companies' voluntary commitments to superior sustainability standards. This partnership is aligned with the strategies... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 20, 2023
GE Aerospace reached a new milestone for a more sustainable future of flight with the completion of testing on its 10th engine model using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) since 2016. In 2018, GE90 engines powered the first commercial airliner flight with 100% SAF in both engines on the Boeing ecoDemonstrator, a 777 freighter in partnership with FedEx Express. Then... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 20, 2023
London Biggin Hill Airport saw the first flight of the London Heli Shuttle - operated by Castle Air - using a 10% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blend. The dedicated business aviation airport was the first in London to offer Air bp’s low carbon renewable fuel, which is produced from waste and residue products, providing a lifecycle carbon reduction of around 80% compared... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 19, 2023
The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has backed the US Treasury Department decision to recognise the Department of Energy Argonne National Laboratory’s Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions and Energy Use in Technologies (GREET) model which is now a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) credit. ACE CEO Brian Jennings welcomed this decision in the following statement:... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 19, 2023
Repsol's industrial complex in Cartagena has received the first shipment of used cooking oil (UCO) to be used as a raw material in Spain's first renewable fuels plant. The ship that arrived from Huelva in southern Spain, has unloaded 7,500 tonnes of used cooking oil. Repsol is transforming its industrial complexes into multi-energy centres with the capacity to produce... [Read More]

Features
Dec 18, 2023
Novozymes is a global biotechnology company based in Bagsværd, Denmark, which sees its purpose as finding biological answers for better lives in a growing world. The company has more than 6,700 employees across 33 countries and its focus is the research, development and production of industrial enzymes and microorganisms. In fact, Novozymes is the world's largest provider... [Read More]

Features
Dec 18, 2023
What if someone said that Oscar the Grouch, Sesame Street's lovable curmudgeon, has something to teach us about sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)? While Oscar may be more concerned with rubbish than jet fuel, his recent role as United Airlines' “Chief Trash Officer” highlights an essential truth - local waste can be a global treasure. Climate change is a pressing global... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 15, 2023
The Japanese government has recently become more interested in using bioethanol for the production of sustainable fuel for air travel. In response, the US Grains Council (USGC) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a conference, US Ethanol for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and Beyond to build on the burgeoning biofuel consumption in the country. USGC... [Read More]


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