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Nov 11, 2021
Samskip adds another vessel on to biofuel trial
Biodiesel News
Nov 11, 2021
Evolve Transition Infrastructure and HOBO Renewable Diesel have signed an agreement to fund the construction of a new facility expected to produce more than 120 million gallons of renewable fuels annually (9,300 barrels per day). Houston-based Heating Oil to Bean Oil (HOBO) converts waste feedstocks into renewable diesel for renewable fuel producers. HOBO Renewable Diesel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 11, 2021
Representatives from ENI met with a Mozambique delegation to discuss biofuels' opportunities in the African country. The CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, met with the President Filipe Nyusi and the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Max Tonela. Descalzi and President Nyusi also discussed opportunities in the agro-industrial chain, focused on the valourisation of agricultural... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 10, 2021
A total of 266,710 tonnes of biodiesel were used for blending in August, which was up 15% on the previous month. Over that time, the consumption of diesel increased only 2% to 2.9 million tonnes, while the incorporation rate rose to 8.3%. Consequently, total consumption of diesel and biodiesel amounted to 3.2 million tonnes in August, which was down 1.6% compared to... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 10, 2021
Velocys has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the offtake of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) with International Consolidated Airlines Group. The fuel will be produced at the Bayou Fuels project in Mississippi, US. The MoU covers the purchase of an expected 73 million gallons of SAF, in aggregate, at a fixed price. After blending, this will produce... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 10, 2021
The first British Airways flight back to the US after 18 months was powered by a 35% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). It is believed to be the first commercial transatlantic flight to be operated with such a level of the fuel blended with traditional jet fuel. The Airbus A350 left for New York in a synchronised take-off with Virgin Atlantic. British Airways... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 9, 2021
Praj Industries Limited and Indian Oil Corporation Limited have inked an MoU to fast-track India's transition to cleaner and greener sources of energy by exploring sustainable aviation fuels, 1G and 2G ethanol, compressed biogas and related opportunities in the biofuels industry. Exploring these green energy horizons will be crucial for India to achieve carbon neutrality... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 9, 2021
Energy storage firm Evos has revealed announce that it has successfully refinanced its outstanding debt facilities. It has also extended these facilities to acquire 100% ownership of terminals in Amsterdam, Terneuzen, Ghent and Malta from Oiltanking and 3i Infrastructure plc. Evos is owned by investment funds managed by First Sentier Investors.  The new debt facilities... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 9, 2021
Enviva has announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2021, highlighting a net revenue increase of 5.2% and progress at several of its new production sites. Construction of the Lucedale plant is nearing completion, and commissioning is expected to commence later this year. Enviva’s terminal at the Port of Pascagoula also remains on track... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2021
Hyundai Oilbank and Topsoe will jointly seek to identify new opportunities in biorefining. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) will also concentrate on eFuels, CCUS (carbon capture, utilization and storage) and other solutions to reduce carbon emissions. The MoU will support Topsoe in further optimising its clean energy technologies and potentially enable Hyundai... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 8, 2021
Two new buses running on sugarcane fuel will soon hit the road as part of a 12-month trial to be rolled out across the Mackay bus network in Australia. The buses will be built by Gold Coast manufacturer BusTech and will run on bioethanol fuel produced from locally-grown sugarcane in the Queensland trial. The study is being backed by Scania, a Swedish manufacturer of... [Read More]

Features
Nov 8, 2021
Aviation and marine transport have a direct effect on global greenhouse gas emissions and air quality. The BioSferA project aims to mitigate this impact through the development of innovative and high performing biofuels. That is why the project aims to develop a costeffective production method of sustainable aviation and maritime fuels, by combining different technologies. The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 5, 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that current global targets around sustainable aviation fuel were "pathetic" and that the world could do more, as he announced plans to drive the adoption of green technology globally. While admitting the challenge was a "tough nut to crack", he said “guilt free aviation” was possible, citing a joint deal with billionaire... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 5, 2021
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has welcomed global efforts to promote biofuels at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland. She was also responding to the Biden administration's long-term strategy to achieve net-zero emissions. She said: "Growth Energy stands with leaders at the UN climate conference working to accelerate our transition away from fossil fuels. Biofuel... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 5, 2021
Repsol and Iberia have made the first flight using biofuel produced from waste in Spain. The sustainable aviation fuel used belonged to a batch produced last August at the Petronor Industrial Complex, located near Bilbao, and belongs to the Repsol Group. The SAF was used on a scheduled Airbus A320neo flight with a capacity of 180 passengers. On the Madrid-Bilbao route,... [Read More]


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