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Dec 10, 2019
Rainforest Energy to produce bio-gasoline from biomass using Infinity technology
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Dec 6, 2019
Norden has teamed up with Denmark-based Kvasir Technologies, a spinout from the Technical University of Denmark, to develop biofuel from plant material. Using a new technology, Kvasir Technologies focuses on transforming lignin in biomass for use in the production of biofuel. Unlike other methods, Kvasir’s technology is able to convert both cellulose and lignin into... [Read More]

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Dec 3, 2019
Air France is planning flights to San Francisco fuelled by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The airline signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell, signalling their intent to fuel flights using a blend of conventional and sustainable aviation fuel from 1 June 2020. According to a statement by Air France, the collaboration with Shell and World Energy “exemplifies... [Read More]

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Nov 29, 2019
The Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority have launched BioPortYVR, a project to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Canada. The project will support provincial and federal government climate action commitments and is an important step towards the introduction of SAF across... [Read More]

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Nov 28, 2019
IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, the CMA CGM Group and the GoodShipping Program have successfully completed their biofuels test programme on vessels owned by CMA CGM. This follows positive trials of heavy fuel-oil (HFO) equivalent bio-fuel oil (GoodFuels BFO) during the Alexander von Humboldt’s trip from North Europe to Asia, which took place in September... [Read More]

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Nov 15, 2019
UK-based sustainable fuels technology company Velocys has completed the construction and delivery of Fischer-Tropsch (FT) reactors and catalyst to Toyo Engineering, to be used in a biomass-to-jet fuel demonstration plant in Nagoya, Japan. Toyo is currently constructing the bio-jet fuel facility as part of a consortium of Japanese companies. Velocys received the order... [Read More]

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Nov 15, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Gevo has signed a fuel sales agreement with Scandinavian Airline System (SAS) to produce and supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use and distribution in low-carbon fuel regions in the US. Under the new supply contract, Gevo will supply SAF to SAS from the producer’s expanded facility in Luverne, Minnesota, which is expected to be built... [Read More]

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Nov 11, 2019
Dutch airline KLM has welcomed SHV Energy as the latest member to join its Corporate Biofuel Programme (KCBP), as the clean energy company commits to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at its headquarters by 50%. SHV Energy is the world’s largest distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), in addition to providing liquefied natural gas (LNG) and bioLPG to those... [Read More]

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Nov 11, 2019
Australian airline group Qantas has announced its intentions to reach zero carbon emission by 2050, in a major expansion of its commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. Effective 11 November 2019, the airline will immediately double the number of flights being offset, cap net emissions from 2020 onwards, and invest AUD$50 million (€31 million) over a 10-year... [Read More]

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Nov 6, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Gevo has teamed up with Germany-based blockchain company Blocksize Capital to track the sustainability of renewable products, including biofuels. Blocksize provides distributed ledger technology (DTL), more commonly known as blockchain, a tool that allows tracking of data with a product and the transactions associated with the product. Gevo... [Read More]

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Nov 5, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Gevo has won a bid from the City of Seattle in the US to provide renewable gasoline to its fleet vehicles. The company has been awarded a four-year contract, with three two-year extensions, to supply at least 20,000 gallons per year of renewable isobutanol and 600,000 gallons per years of renewable isooctane to the City of Seattle. According... [Read More]

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Nov 4, 2019
Japan-based airline ANA Holdings has announced a number of new commitments to reduce its environmental impact, including the reduction of single-use plastics and the implementation of sustainable aviation fuel on its flights. The airline will reduce its reliance on single-use plastics inside its cabins and lounges, effective 1 February 2020, replacing the plastic straws,... [Read More]

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Nov 1, 2019
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has identified a number of clean energy options that the global shipping industry must look to adopt if it is to reduce its carbon emissions. The shipping sector is currently responsible for 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 9% of transport-related emissions, and this figure will continue... [Read More]

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Oct 31, 2019
Biological solutions provider Novozymes has announced the appointment of Ester Baiget to position of president and CEO, effective 1 February 2020. Baiget will succeed Peder Holk Nielsen who will be leaving the company in early 2020. She is currently business president for Dow’s Industrial Solutions business unit and a member of the executive leadership team. Since... [Read More]

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Oct 18, 2019
Dredging services provider Boskalis and biofuels producer GoodFuels have progressed with their ‘Boskalis on Bio’ programme for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following successful tests using drop-in blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Boskalis’ Willem van Oranje will become the world’s first dredging vessel to operate on 100% bio-fuel oil.... [Read More]


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