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Mar 28, 2022
Fermentation strategies in biofuel production
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Mar 28, 2022
Intercontinental Exchange has announced the launch of two Renewable Volume Obligation futures contracts, expanding its US renewable fuels futures markets. The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) mandates the incorporation of renewable fuels into transportation fuel. Each year, the EPA outlines the volume requirements for each renewable... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 28, 2022
Aemetis has announced that an offtake agreement has been signed with oneworld Alliance airline member Finnair for 17.5 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be delivered over the seven-year term of the agreement. The value of the contract including incentives is approximately $70 million (€83 million). “Finnair has set an ambitious long-term... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 25, 2022
The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its Annual Energy Outlook 2022 projects that renewable diesel supply will exceed biodiesel supply in the near term. The EIA projects that renewable diesel supply will increase to 130,000 barrels per day (b/d) in 2022 and 145,000 b/d in 2050, reflecting a significant increase in renewable diesel production capacity. Biomass-based... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 25, 2022
Ryanair has announced its new decarbonisation strategy – Pathway to Net Zero. This incluces 34% decarbonisation through the increased use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). With more than a third of its decarbonisation to come from the increased use of SAF, Ryanair is working with the EU and fuel suppliers to accelerate supply of this greener fuel. As part of this,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 25, 2022
Gevo has signed an agreement with Delta Air Lines to supply 75 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) per year for seven years. Gevo estimates that the agreement should generate approximately $2.8 billion (€2.5 billion) of revenue over the seven-year term of the agreement. The Agreement replaces the existing agreement signed with Delta in 2019 to purchase... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 24, 2022
Clariant has announced that it has joined the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI). The aim of the RCI is to support and accelerate the transition from the use of fossil carbon to the use of renewable carbon in the chemical industry. Switching to renewable carbon sources prevents additional fossil carbon entering the atmosphere and thus addresses a core problem of climate... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 24, 2022
Velocys has announced that its subsidiary Altalto Immingham has sold its 100% interest in Rula Developments (RDIL) as planned. Rula owns the site for the proposed Altalto waste-to-sustainable-fuel project, which is being developed in collaboration with British Airways. Rula has been sold to funds managed by Foresight Group for £9.75 million (€11.7 million) with a... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 24, 2022
AECOM has signed a strategic agreement with Genifuel Corporation to scale production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and biogas from wild algae and biosolids. The partnership employs a patent-pending process developed by AECOM to harvest wild algae and a patented process developed by Genifuel and the US Department of Energy to convert algae and wastewater biosolids... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 23, 2022
A bipartisan group of US senators sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to increase access to higher blends of American biofuels in an effort to curtail rapidly increasing gas prices. In the letter, signed by 16 Senators, they request President Biden use his administrative authority to permit the sale of E15 fuel during the 2022 summer driving season, extending... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 23, 2022
A group of researchers from the Bioprocessing Separations Consortium have been developing separation processes and technology needed for the conversion of biomass to biofuel. The researchers from six national laboratories are part of the team that was established in 2016 by DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. “There... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 23, 2022
Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Air bp that will reduce lifecycle carbon emissions for gas turbine tests carried out at three sites and support one of the organisation’s key sustainability commitments. It ensures that all of the aviation fuel supplied for engine testing at Rolls-Royce facilities in Derby and Bristol, UK and Dahlewitz, Germany, will be a 10%... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Mar 22, 2022
ICM and Agribrasil have signed an agreement to develop a greenfield dry-mill grain ethanol production facility near Canarana in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. The facility will utilise ICM’s proprietary process technologies, including Base Tricanter System™ (BTS™) for corn oil recovery, patented Selective Milling Technology™ (SMT™) for milling optimisation,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 22, 2022
V-Bunkers, which is part of Vitol’s Singapore bunker operations company, has announced  that its barges have recently made several deliveries of biofuel blended VLSFO. Mike Muller, Head of Vitol Asia, said: “We are delighted to have demonstrated in multiple deliveries that we have the capability to bring to market these bespoke blended bunker supplies containing... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 22, 2022
XPO Logistics has started to take delivery of 76 Volvo FM trucks with 53 vehicles to be fuelled with HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil). They will be used exclusively on the company’s contract with building materials supplier British Gypsum. The new 6x2 tractor units will play a crucial part in the two companies’ commitment to a cleaner, more sustainable future with... [Read More]


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