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Aug 19, 2021
Starwood Energy, Slate Refining to develop renewable fuels
Bioethanol News
Aug 18, 2021
Boeing has released its first sustainability report - charting a path to sustainable aerospace. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards. Among its goals is a commitment... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 18, 2021
Calgary-based Xfuels has signed an oilseed (rapeseed) supply and biodiesel offtake agreement with an Indigenous-owned company, Infinity Petroleum Energy Resources (Infinity Energy). Xfuels will purchase oilseed from Infinity Energy for its biodiesel production and Infinity Energy will market the biodiesel product. Xfuels, a fully integrated energy company, has a continued... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 18, 2021
The University of Toledo (Utoledo) has received a $3.2 million (€2.7 million) grant to advance technology that speeds up the capture of CO2 from the atmosphere to grow algae, a critical part of the process of turning algae into biofuel. UToledo’s grant forms part of a $34 million (€29 million) fund launched by the US Department of Energy’s (US DoE) Bioenergy... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 17, 2021
Clean Air Biodiesel, Ohio’s newest biodiesel producer, has become a member of Columbus-based coalition Clean Fuels Ohio. Clean Fuels Ohio is a national Clean Cities Coalition that provides unbiased resources and information to stakeholders. The organisation provides insight on transport solutions that allow fleets and other implementers to achieve their goals around... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 17, 2021
Strategic Biofuels’ carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) test well programme at its Louisiana Green Fuels Project (LGF) is complete. This marks a major step towards becoming the world's first carbon-negative renewable diesel plant. Located on a 171-acre site at the Port of Columbia, the LGF plant will convert forestry waste feedstock into renewable diesel and is... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 17, 2021
Jet Support Services (JSSI) has joined a carbon offset programme launched by Avfuel Corporation. JSSI, an independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry, will enable its clients to evaluate and reduce their net carbon emissions by providing an online CO2 calculator to estimate emissions, facilitating a simple option... [Read More]

Features
Aug 16, 2021
Biomass feedstock is a key source of renewable energy, essential for generating sustainable electricity, heat and transport fuels. This alternative energy source plays a major role in the transition away from greenhouse gas-intensive fuels toward a more sustainable, low carbon future. Within the fuel sector, the manufacturing of biofuel blends using biomass resources... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 16, 2021
Avfuel Corporation and Embraer have joined forces to bring Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to Melbourne Orlando International Airport. The agreement comes as Embraer announces its commitment on climate action, such as achieving carbon neutral operations by 2040 and supporting the aviation industry´s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, both of which... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 16, 2021
Bristol Airport and easyJet have announced a new collaboration to align on their important strategic goals around sustainability. The partnership will involve a series of trials all geared towards the overall ambition to achieve a zero-emissions turnaround at Bristol alongside taking steps to contribute positively towards reducing easyJet’s overall carbon footprint.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 13, 2021
The US Grains Council (USGC) is working to demonstrate the carbon-reduction benefits of blending ethanol into local fuel supplies as policymakers in South Korea and Japan consider new emission reduction initiatives. South Korea announced a goal last fall of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Since then, the Korean public and private sectors have been preparing scenarios... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 13, 2021
The National Biodiesel Board has launched an ad campaign in the US calling on President Biden to maintain his commitment to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The biodiesel and renewable diesel industry supports 65,000 US jobs and more than $17 billion (€14.4 billion) in economic activity each year. Every 100 million gallons of production supports 3,200 jobs and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Aug 13, 2021
ClassNK in an effort to help the maritime industry’s transition to a zero-emission shipping business has outlined new procedures to aid this goal. In support on measures for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, ClassNK has released “Handling of the use of biofuels on ships”, which outlines the procedures and cautions to be taken when using biofuels in the industry. Biofuels... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Aug 12, 2021
The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has urged on US President Joe Biden to set the maximum statutory volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to ensure uninterrupted market access for E15. In a letter to President Biden, ACE CEO Brian Jennings outlined how these actions are the quickest way to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the transportation fleet... [Read More]

Features
Aug 12, 2021
The rising presence of CO2 in the atmosphere is not a new problem and it is widely known. In 2019, a new record amount of CO2 was recorded in the atmosphere at around 409 parts per million (ppm). Carbon emissions have been increasing every year with an increase of approximately 12 billion tons of emissions over the period of 1990 to 20201. The good news is that many... [Read More]


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