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Dec 4, 2020
Global Energy Show put back to September
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Nov 18, 2020
A total of 65% of Germans have a positive attitude towards biofuels, a new survey has discovered. The work was recently carried out by Kantar market research institute on behalf of the biofuels industry. About 70% of respondents said they would use biofuels in their vehicles provided that production was sustainable and that greenhouse gases were cut by at least 60%... [Read More]

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Nov 9, 2020
Growth Energy has congratulated Joe Biden on his presidential election victory. The organisation that represents producers and supporters of ethanol released a statement on behalf of its CEO Emily Skor following the news that Donald Trump had been defeated. She said: “Growth Energy extends its congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their victory. “President-elect... [Read More]

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Oct 28, 2020
Free trade agreement partners purchased more than half of all US exports of grains in all forms (GIAF) in the 2019/2020 marketing year, according to the US Department of Agriculture and analysis by the US Grains Council (USGC). The US has 14 official FTAs in place with 20 countries. These trading partners represent some of the largest and most loyal customers for exports... [Read More]

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Oct 19, 2020
Transportation biofuels’ usage in the UK fell steeply during the second half of this year mainly due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and its repercussions. The pandemic resulted in global lockdown measures, disrupted economic growth, led to serious job losses and severely cut domestic and international travel, according to figures put out by the UK’s transport department... [Read More]

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Aug 28, 2020
Haldor Topsoe has joined an ambitious sustainable fuel project in Denmark that seeks to develop a hydrogen and sustainable fuel facility based on electrolysis. The innovative project, based in the Greater Copenhagen Area, is expected to be completed by 2030 in three stages, reaching 10 MW capacity in 2023, 250 MW in 2027, and 1.3 GW in 2030. Roeland Baan, Haldor... [Read More]

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Aug 27, 2020
Swiss firm Bloom Biorenewables has received a major investment to complete its biomass fractionation pilot project, which will produce alternative fuel. Yokogawa Electric Corporation’s investment brings Bloom’s seed funding round to a total of €2.9 million. Bloom and Yokogawa, a global automation and industrial production processes firm, also signed a cooperation... [Read More]

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Aug 21, 2020
Gevo has entered into a binding renewable hydrocarbons (drop-in biofuels) purchase and sales agreement with Trafigura Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte. The agreement is a long-term, take-or-pay contract and is the largest contract in Gevo’s history. Trafigura is a major independent commodity trading company with over $171 billion (€144 billion)... [Read More]

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Aug 20, 2020
Neste and Air bp have agreed to offer an increased volume of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airport customers in 2020 and 2021. Under the agreement, the major renewable diesel and SAF supplier and international fuel products firm will increase volumes by five times those supplied to business in 2019. Air bp will make the Neste-produced SAF available at selected... [Read More]

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Aug 19, 2020
The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition) has released a new guide outlining how industry leaders can incorporate SAF into their operations and accelerate the adoption of low-carbon fuels. The new guide, titled Fuelling the Future, serves as a resource about the practicalities of SAF development, industry adoption, and pending expansion... [Read More]

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Aug 19, 2020
Gevo and Praj Industries have signed a binding, definitive master framework agreement (MFA) to collaborate on providing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The agreement will see the firms develop renewable, low carbon, low particulate SAF and renewable premium petrol in India and neighbouring countries. The news follows an earlier announcement in April 2019 between both... [Read More]

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Aug 18, 2020
Redcar, UK-based biofuels firm Nova Pangaea Technologies has raised an additional £900,000 (€995,800) from investors following successful trials of its technology. The latest funding comes from Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and forms part of the NPIF, the UK Government’s Future Fund and existing... [Read More]

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Aug 18, 2020
Avfuel Corporation delivered 7,300 gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to ACI Jet in Santa Ana, California, US, on 11 August. The fuel supplier also revealed plans to deliver a further 7,300 gallons of SAF to ACI Jet, splitting the load between the operation’s San Luis Obispo (KSPB) and Paso Robles (KPRB), California, locations in the coming weeks. In total,... [Read More]

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Aug 17, 2020
Oberon Fuels, a producer of low-carbon, renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) transportation fuel, has expanded its team in a county with one of the highest unemployment rates in California, US. The expansion of the team, which will see five full-time employees joining the company in Brawley, comes as the firm gears up to produce the first rDME in the US. The employment... [Read More]

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Jul 31, 2020
Biofuels International’s recent online poll on whether readers thought RED II was a good thing attracted more than 700 responses. A new topic on our website to be discussed and voted on will appear very shortly. Is the European Union's proposal to phase out palm oil-based biofuels by 2030 right? A total of 465 people voted in favour of RED II with 272 individuals against... [Read More]


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