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Apr 8, 2022
Biofuel and agricultural leaders respond to EPA decision to reverse refinery exemptions
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Apr 8, 2022
The NGO body Transport & Environment has accused the European biofuels lobby of “cynically taking advantage of people’s concerns over fuel prices” after it called for imports of Russian oil to be replaced by biofuels made from food crops. A new study by T&E has provided evidence that crops are needed much more for food than fuel, and that using biofuels... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 8, 2022
Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced the successful completion of a third trial of marine biofuel onboard the Singapore flagged NYK Fuji. NYK Fuji was refuelled with 1,300 metric tonnes of marine biofuel product during bunkering at Port of Singapore, on February 11. The vessel, deployed on ONE’s SAS service, fully consumed the biofuel in 45 days. The trial started... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 7, 2022
Growth Energy submitted comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the agency's particulate matter (PM) emissions standards and test procedures for jet engines. The organisation highlighted the role biofuels could play in reducing PM and greenhouse gas emissions in mobile sources including the aviation sector. "As we have already seen with higher biofuel... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 7, 2022
Europe’s first large-scale biorefinery for turning algae into fuels and feedstocks has been completed near Istanbul, Turkey. Set to head up a new bio-economy, the refinery on the Black Sea shore, will turn microalgae and macroalgae species into sustainable aviation fuel, feedstocks, supplements, and fertilisers. They are carbon negative because algae absorbs CO2 as... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 7, 2022
The International Grains Council (IGC) has lowered its forecast of global soybean production in anticipation of large declines in yield in South America. Consumption, ending stocks and world trade were also forecast to be down. The IGC lowered its estimate of global soybean production in the current crop year significantly in its latest monthly report. Production is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2022
Domestic bioethanol production in Germany last year was more than 700,000 tonnes - slightly higher than the previous year. The German Bioethanol Industry Association (BDBe) has published its 2021 market data for the production and consumption of certified sustainable bioethanol in the country. The organisation revealed that demand for Super E10 rose sharply. In a rebounding... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2022
Veolia has launched the world's largest biorefinery project producing CO2-neutral biomethanol from a pulp mill in Finland. The project allows it to unlock the potential of this alternative source of feedstock for biofuel that is almost completely unexplored to date. Developed in close cooperation with Metsä Fibre, the world’s largest producer of softwood market pulp... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 6, 2022
Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has welcomed Morgan Cargo Limited South Africa and Morgan Cargo Kenya to its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme. Morgan Cargo is the first South African forwarder to sign up for the AFKLMP SAF initiative. Morgan Cargo is South Africa’s biggest perishable freight forwarding agent, offering a full range of logistics... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 5, 2022
bp has joined the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) as a strategic partner, which was marked by a partnership agreement ceremony in Singapore. GCMD was set up to help drive decarbonisation of the maritime industry and bp said it was delighted to be working with GCMD to help further this aim. GCMD is based in Singapore – one of the world’s busiest... [Read More]

Features
Apr 5, 2022
Just a few short years ago, biofuels were an ‘outsider’s’ option spearheaded by a few environmentally-minded pioneers. However, this year should cement this new normal, as growing pressure towards sustainability pushes more stakeholders to consider immediate ways to reduce their emissions. Numbers don’t lie – 2021 once again confirmed the maritime industry’s... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 5, 2022
C3 BIOTECH has been working with the UK RAF and US Navy to develop sustainable aviation fuel. In an international collaboration between UK and US, the fuel was successfully used by the RAF to fly a four-meter drone. The initial trial created 15 litres of fuel in laboratory conditions. Following successful engine testing, the fixed-wing drone completed a 20-minute test... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 4, 2022
Velocys has recently secured a 15-year lease for a modern and sustainable facility in Columbus, Ohio. The company will be consolidating its catalysis services, microchannel reactor core assembly and technology licensing under one roof. In line with its recent Placing Circular, this will involve a capital investment of up to £1.5 million (€1.8 million) in the building... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Apr 4, 2022
A total of 29 members of the US House of Representatives sent a letter to President Biden calling on him to prioritise home grown and renewable biofuels in order to increase energy independence and lower prices at the pump. Specifically, the members are urging President Biden to both immediately reinstate the year-round availability of E15 through an emergency waiver... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 4, 2022
The UK’s aerospace technology research programme, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), is to receive record levels of government funding. UK Industry Minister Lee Rowley said driving forward the research and development of green aviation technology was a priority. The ATI will receive £685 million (€816 million) from the government for the financial years... [Read More]


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