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Norway Aims to Use Biofuel for Its F-35 Multirole Fighters.

(Global Defense News Army Recognition Group) The Norwegian Armed Forces have announced an ambitious initiative to have their F-35 fighters fly with biofuel by the end of the year, as indicated on the Norwegian Ministry of Defense's X account on May

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Global Biofuel Alliance Sets up Three-Pronged Work Plan, Says Govt

by Subhayan Chakraborty (Business Standard) While it remains without a charter, or a permanent secretariat, the Global Biofuel Alliance (GBA) has adopted a work plan focused on assessing country landscapes, drafting policy frameworks, and conducting biofuel workshops, petroleum and natural gas ministry

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to Meeting SAF Demand with Ethanol-to-Jet Technology

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  To achieve net zero by 2050, SAF production needs to increase quickly and substantially, says Omar Hamid, Group Manager, Low Carbon Fuels at Worley Consulting in presenting these slides at ABLC 2024 on technology transition. He

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Fuels of the Future: Unpacking the Pathway for Advanced Fuels in Brazil

by Priscila Pinheiro (S&P Global)  New renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel mandates in Brazil have attracted investors to the domestic market, with a focus on regional supply security while also looking to meet the country's energy transition requirements. On March 13,

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Cooperfarms Presents a Proposal to the BNDS to Build a Corn and Sorghum Ethanol Plant

(Cooperfarms) Last Tuesday (30/04), the manager of the Industrial Committee of the Rural Producers Cooperative (Cooperfarms), Celestino Zanella, filed with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDS), in Rio de Janeiro/RJ, the indication of the project to build a

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$94M Summit Ridge Capital Deal Fuels CMM's Green Fleet Expansion in Brazil

(Compagnie Maritime Monegasque (CMM)/PR Newswire) In a significant stride toward sustainable maritime operations, Compagnie Maritime Monegasque (CMM) announced the closing of up to $94 million in financing. The transaction was funded by Summit Ridge Capital Partners.  Panorama Capital Partners sourced and advised on

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UAE Plans $13.5 Billion Investment in Brazil Biofuels

by Irina Slav (OilPrice.com) The Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund’s investment arm, Mubadala Capital, plans to make a substantial investment in biofuels in Brazil, the Financial Times has reported, quoting the head of Mubadala’s Brazilian operations. The $13.5-billion investment in biofuels is part

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Japan, Brazil Agree to Promote Biofuels and Hybrid Vehicles

Hiroyuki Akiyama and Niki Mizuguchi (Nikkei Asia) Kishida and Lula hope to cooperate more on trade and decarbonization --  Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vowed on Friday to deepen cooperation on decarbonization while laying out

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JBS Becomes 1st Company Authorized by ANP to Operate a B100 Refueling Point in Brazil

(JBS/Biobased Diesel Daily) Biopower, a JBS company responsible for biodiesel production, has just begun operating Brazil's first 100 percent biodiesel (B100) refueling point. The company is the first in the country to obtain authorization from the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas

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Honda to Invest $808 Million in Brazil by 2030: Company Aims to Develop a Hybrid-Flex Vehicle

by Lisandra Paraguassu (Reuters)  Japanese automaker Honda (7267.T) , will invest 4.2 billion reais ($807.74 million) in its Itirapina plant in Brazil by 2030, an executive said on Friday, adding the company aims to develop a hybrid-flex vehicle in the South American country. Honda's

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Carbon Markets Proliferate Worldwide — Report

by Anne C. Mulkern (Politico Pro Climatewire) Three dozen emissions trading systems are now operating worldwide, raising $74 billion in revenue last year. -- Washington state's carbon market was one of five new or heavily revised systems to launch in 2023, adding

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The "Fuel of the Future" Bill and the Opportunity for Sustainable Aviation Fuels

by Jefferson dos Santos Estevo[*1], Amanda Duarte Gondim [*2] and Laís Forti Thomaz[*3] (Advanced Biofuels USA)  On March 13th, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved Bill 4516/23, known as the "Fuel of the Future" Bill, which was sent to Congress by President Luiz Inácio Lula

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The Airline Industry’s Biggest Climate Challenge: A Lack of Clean Fuel

by Ben Elgin (BNN Bloomberg) ... The $200 million plant from LanzaJet Inc. will be the first to turn ethanol into a fuel compatible with jet engines. The facility is one of many efforts around the globe attempting to crack one of

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SOUTH – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

SOUTH America, especially Brazil, has long been a leader in use of biofuels.  Now Brazil, ALONG with India, is showing the Global SOUTH the VALUE THERE is with regard to taking control of THEIR energy security, energy independence WHILE retaining

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What Other Brands Can Learn From Stellantis' Combustion Investment

by Gerhard Horn (Car Buzz) Stellantis announced that it will be investing $6 billion to keep internal combustion alive for cars like the Dodge Charger. -- Earlier this year, Stellantis announced that it would be investing $6 billion to keep internal combustion alive.

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House Republicans Call for Better Support of U.S. Biofuel Exports

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News)  Two Republicans in the U.S. House are urging the Biden administration to take greater action to boost U.S. biofuel exports. Randy Feenstra of Iowa tells Brownfield sustainable aviation fuel could be a game changer for commodity

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More and More Shippers Take Action on Seaborne GHG Emissions

(Maersk)  Strong growth for Maersk ECO Delivery Ocean product in 2023. Over 200 customers saved more than 680,000 tons of GHG emissions. Retail, lifestyle, automotive and FMCG companies are the pioneers. Shippers are increasingly taking action to eliminate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

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Brazil Moves ahead in Sustainable Mobility

by Plinio Nastari  (DATAGRO/Biofuels Digest) It does not come as surprise that only in the last three months investments in the automotive sector were announced in excess of 115 billion Reais, or 23 billion US dollars, which include ambitious plans for

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CERAWEEK-Brazil's Raizen Scouting Locations for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant

by Georgina McCartney (Reuters)   Brazil's largest sugar-cane ethanol producer, Raizen, has explored locations in Brazil for an ethanol-based sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant, aiming to build the world's second ethanol-to-jet fuel plant. The proposed project would produce at least 793,000 U.S. gallons

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Terragia Secures $6M to Develop Cost-Competitive, Low-Carbon Biofuel Technology

(Trucking News/Terragia/Business Wire)  The startup expanded its leadership team with climate tech veteran Kristin Brief joining as CEO, Lee Lynd transitions to CTO. -- Terragia Biofuel, a technology startup aiming to drive the next generation of biofuels, today announced it has raised

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The Digest’s Biofuels Mandates Around the World 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In Florida, the Daily Digest today released its annual review of biofuels mandates and targets around the world, looking at the state of biofuels mandates in 65 countries. Get the latest up to the minute new

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Coruripe Plant Completes International Certification Audit for Aviation Biofuel Production

(Usina Coruripe) Process attested that the Iturama and Limeira do Oeste units, in the Triângulo Mineiro, meet international requirements for the production of sustainable aviation fuel -- This month, Usina Coruripe concluded the external audit process for ISCC Corsia Plus international

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Ethanol Blog: Lawmakers Press Biden Administration to Fight Brazil Ethanol Tariff, Open Ag, Biofuels Trade

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer)   With Brazil set to reconsider an ongoing tariff on U.S. ethanol imports a group of Republican lawmakers asked the Biden administration to be active in an upcoming public-comment period on the 16% tariff that is

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New Energy Blue Forms New Energy Chemicals to Sustainably Produce Bio-Sourced Ethylene for Carbon-Zero Jet Fuel and Dow's Renewable Plastics

(New Energy Blue/PR Newswire)  New Energy Blue, the clean-energy developer of lowest-carbon biofuel and biochemicals from crop residues, today advances its Decarbonizing America agenda by forming New Energy Chemicals. In phase one, the new biochemical subsidiary will produce American-sourced and American-made bio-based

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US Imports 2nd-Highest Volume of Biobased Diesel in History Last Year, Exports Hit 15-Year High

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daiy)  The U.S. imported more than 863 million gallons of biobased diesel in 2023, the second-highest volume of combined biodiesel and renewable diesel imports on record, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration compiled

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Brazil in the G-20 Presidency and the Global Biofuels Alliance

by Jefferson dos Santos Estevo* and Laís Forti Thomaz** (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Global Biofuels Alliance (GBA) was launched in October 2023 during the 18th G-20 Summit in India. That country held the rotating presidency of the group, which consists of 19 countries

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Brazil Mills Boost Sugar Capacity, 'Leave' Ethanol to Corn Processors

by Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters) Brazil cane mills will boost their sugar production capacity as much as 10% in the new season from April to take advantage of relatively high sugar prices and as increasing supplies of corn make the grain a

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Fueling the Future: Biofuels Driving Progress on Net Zero

(S&P Global) The role of biofuels in energy transition is growing, as they can help decarbonize hard-to-abate transport sectors, but more supply is needed to keep the world on track with net-zero goals. S&P Global Commodity Insights explores how regional policies

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Casterra Announces New Agreements with Seed Producers in Brazil and Africa to Meet Growing Demand for its Elite Castor Seed Varieties

(Casterra Ag/PR Newswire) The new agreements are expected to support additional production of approximately 400 tons of Casterra's elite castor seeds in 2024 and establish long-term production infrastructure -- Casterra Ag Ltd., an integrated solutions company for growing castor seeds for bio-based

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Stellantis Spending $6 Billion on New Gasoline Engines that Run on Ethanol

by Adrian Padeanu (Motor 1) ... Stellantis is the next auto juggernaut to signal it has no intention of abandoning piston-powered cars anytime soon. The automotive conglomerate that owns 14 brands is spending the equivalent of $6 billion in South America

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JBS Program Transforms 26 Million Liters of Used Cooking Oil into Biodiesel

(JBS (Google Translation)) The collection of 4.5 million liters of used cooking oil last year promoted a 15% growth in the company's shares -- With the aim of promoting environmental education and encouraging the circular economy, an Óleo Amigo program, created by

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Toyota Ups Its Bet on Hybrids in Brazil With $2.2 Billion Plan

by Leonardo Lara (Bloomberg) Japanese carmaker joins global peers GM and Volkswagen; Flex-fuel models boom in Latin America’s biggest economy -- ... The Japanese automaker will use the money to expand production capacity in Latin America’s largest economy for models that use

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ISCC Clears Brazil's FS Corn Ethanol for SAF

by Vinicius Damazio and Laura Guedes (Argus Media) Brazilian corn-based ethanol producer FS has received certification that its corn-based ethanol complies with international requirements to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The International Sustainability Carbon Certification (ISCC) Corsia applies to its Lucas do

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Raízen and Wärtsilä Sign Bioethanol Agreement to Cut Emissions in the Maritime Sector

(Biofuels International) Raízen and Wärtsilä have signed an agreement in order to advance decarbonisation of the marine sector. By studying the effects of ethanol application as a marine fuel, the new initiative aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), provide novel

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Shell-Backed Ethanol Firm Considers Making Sustainable Jet Fuel in Brazil

by Dayanne Sousa (BNN Bloomberg) The world’s biggest supplier of ethanol made from sugar cane is considering building a sustainable jet fuel plant in its home country of Brazil. “We truly believe that there is a structural advantage to producing in Brazil,”

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Petrobras and ArcelorMittal Sign Agreement for Low Carbon Business Studies and Assessments

(ArcelorMittal) The partnership involves assessing potential business models for low-carbon fuels, hydrogen and its products, renewable energy production and CCS (carbon capture and storage) Petrobras and ArcelorMittal Brasil signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the purpose of studying potential mutually beneficial

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Environmental Protection and Sustainable Food Production in the Cerrado Could Create $72bn for Brazil, Says New Report

(World Economic Forum)  - Transforming how land is used in the Cerrado could generate an additional $72 billion a year for Brazil’s economy, a new World Economic Forum report reveals.  - Deforestation rates in the Cerrado surged by 43% in 2023

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World Agri-Tech’s South America Summit --- June 18-19, 2024 --- São Paulo, Brazil

SAVE THE DATE FOR JUNE 18-19, 2024! World Agri-Tech’s South America Summit spotlights the vast potential the region in scaling innovation and driving the global transition to sustainable and climate-smart farming practices.  Do you want to get your agtech start-up on

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U.S. Crop Sector Insulates Itself from World Market with Biofuels, Says Analyst

by Chuck Abbott (Successful Farming)  Exports have been the lodestar of U.S. agriculture since the big Soviet grain deals of the Carter and Reagan years. One-fifth of U.S. farm production is exported. -- After decades of pursuing sales to foreign buyers, the

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USTR Ag Negotiator Provides Ethanol Trade Outlook

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  The Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative spoke to attendees at the National Ethanol Conference this week about the trade outlook for ethanol. Ambassador Doug McKalip said had just returned from Guatemala where he spoke with government officials

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Are First-Generation Biofuels Sustainable?

(World Bio Market Insights) The sustainability of first-generation biofuels have attracted controversy, with questions around their true emissions savings and their impacts on other environmental metrics like water pollution and water consumption.  We look at recent scientific evidence on whether and how

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Brazil in the Presidency of the Financial G20: Agendas, Dynamics and Challenges

by Jefferson Estevo [1] and Alina Ribeiro [2]  (Boletim Lua Nova (Google Translation)) Brazil assumed the presidency of the Financial G20 on December 1, 2023 with the motto “Building a fair world and a sustainable planet”. Created in 1999, the group is made up of the nineteen

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India Could Triple Its Biofuel Use and Accelerate Global Deployment

by Jeremy Moorhouse and Astha Gupta (IEA) India has quickly joined the ranks of major biofuel producer and consumer thanks to a set of coordinated policies, high-level political support, and an abundance of feedstocks. Over the next five years it has the

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Bolivia-Brazil Biofuels Agreement Could Bolster Corn, Soybeans

by Ben Hernandez (ETF Trends)  When it comes to corn and soybeans, Bolivia and especially Brazil are top producers globally. The governments of both countries agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding that focuses on expanding cooperation in biofuels, biotechnology, and fertilizer

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Can Second-Generation Ethanol Production Help Decarbonize the World?

by Brian Kenny (Cold Call/Harvard Business Review)   How Brazil’s green energy champion, Raízen, is expanding the market for second-generation ethanol and other sugar-cane waste biofuels. -- Raízen, a bioenergy company headquartered in São Paulo, is Brazil’s leader in sugar and ethanol

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CEM14/MI-8 Minister – CEO Biofuels Roundtable

(Biofuture Platform) The CEM14/MI-8 closed door Minister – The CEM14/MI-8 closed door Minister – CEO Roundtable on Biofuels was held on 21st July. The Roundtable was organized by the CEM Biofuture Platform Initiative and the Co-leads of the MI Integrated Biorefineries (India

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BBEST & IEA Bioenergy 2024 Conference --- October 22-24, 2024 --- São Paulo, Brazil

Organized by the Bioenergy Research Program (BIOEN/FAPESP), the International Energy Agency Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Program, and the Bioenergy Society (SBE), the BBEST – IEA Bioenergy 2024 Conference will bring important topics such as responsible land use, agricultural productivity, resilient multifunctional landscapes, harvesting technology, logistics

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The Risks of Betting on Biofuels with Flex-Fuel Plug-in Hybrid Cars in Brazil

by André Cieplinski (International Council on Clean Transportation) As the world’s largest vehicle markets move toward electric vehicles to decarbonize road transportation, many legacy automakers support doubling down on existing efforts to use biofuels in Brazil, and they’re focusing on using them in plug-in

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Acelen Renewables Selects Honeywell For SAF And Renewable Diesel Fuel Production

(Honeywell)  Honeywell now surpasses 50 licenses for its renewable fuel processing solutions -- Honeywell (Nasdaq: HON) announced that Acelen Renewables has selected its Ecofining™ technology to help support the efficient production of a targeted 20,000 barrels per day of sustainable aviation fuel

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Massive Expansion of Renewable Power Opens Door to Achieving Global Tripling Goal Set at COP28

(International Energy Agency) ... The report also provides a reality check on the momentum behind renewable-based hydrogen, assessing how many announced projects are likely to go ahead. Of all the projects announced worldwide to use renewables to produce hydrogen this decade,

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Law Library of Congress Publishes Report on Selected Issues in Biotechnology Regulation

by Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton (Bergeson & Campbell) The Law Library of Congress published a November 2023 report entitled Selected Issues in Biotechnology Regulation: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, England, European Union, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore,

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Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks Latin America Conference --- June 19-20, 2024 --- São Paulo, Brazil

Promoting partnerships between Latin America and global players  --  As demand for feedstocks and biofuels continue to rise, Latin America positions itself as the next biggest business partner. With a new role as an emerging exporter – are your vital partnerships

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Sustainable Aviation Fuel 2024

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  This week on ABLC CONNECT, we networked and exchanged information about the world of Sustainable Aviation Fuel, and as part of the proceedings, we had the State of Sustainable Aviation Fuel presentation. The slides are here.

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Obtaining Hydrogen from Vine Shoots for Biofuel Production

(Fundación Descubre/Phys.Org)  A research team from the universities of Jaén and São Paulo in Brazil has confirmed that hydrogen can be obtained from vine shoots through a process that does not require fossil fuels and does not emit pollutants. With their

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India in Talks with Brazil for Tech Partnership to Expand Ethanol Usage

(Press Trust of India/Business Standard) India is in talks with Brazil for a technological partnership to expand usage of ethanol, amid a push for alternative fuels to cut carbon emission -- ... Brazil has been using ethanol for a very long time

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Government Wants 50% of Biofuel to Come from Family Farming

(Informa Araguaia (Google Translation))  According to the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), the new text seeks more transparency and strengthens the requirements for the granting and maintenance of the seal by biofuel producers -- The federal government will nationalize the rules

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AMAGGI Will Have Its First 100% Biodiesel B100 Farm

(AMAGGI) AMAGGI will take yet another important and innovative step towards the decarbonization of its operations. As of March 2024, the company will have its first farm where biodiesel (B100) will be the sole fuel used in machinery for operations. B100

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Viewpoint: Brazil Biofuel Policy under Pressure in 2024

by Conrado Mazzoni (Argus Media) The prospect of a tighter market for Brazil's carbon credit Cbios could intensify struggles between fuel distributors and biofuel producers over compliance with Brazil's national biofuel policy Renovabio in 2024. A flurry of lawsuits filed by distributors opposing Cbio

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Biofuels Best Hope for Ag Markets: Hultman

by Tom C. Doran (AgriNews)  The U.S. export share of world trade has declined over the years due to increased global competition, making the expansion of biofuels all the more important. Over the past 30 years, world soybean demand is up 190%

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Petrobras Begins New Round of Tests on Mixing Bunker and Biodiesel

(BiodieselBR (Google Translation))   Petrobras is advancing with tests of a new type of marine fuel oil (bunker) with 24% biodiesel. This Monday (11), a container ship operating on coastal shipping routes on the Brazilian coast was filled with 860 thousand liters

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Paraná’s Governor Signs into Law Changes to the ICMS Tax to Support Biogas and Biomethane

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest) In Brazil, Canal Energia reports that two decrees signed by governor Carlos Massa Ratinho Junior on Monday should further stimulate the energy transition agenda in Paraná. Both change ICMS application and collection rules, with a focus on

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ANP Makes Public Tool to Monitor Methanol Movements in the Country

(Brazil National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (Google Translation))  Dynamic Methanol Monitoring Panel presents data used by the ANP to monitor this type of solvent and identify possible signs of product diversion for irregular purposes. The ANP made the Dynamic Methanol

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Standard Engines to Endure in Brazil Amid EV Growth

by Laura Guedes and Gabrielle Moreira (Argus Media)  ... With a mature and structured biofuel market, the country is not likely to move away from alternatives linked to ethanol and biodiesel anytime soon, extending flex options and mixtures with fossil

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Brazil to Raise Mandatory Biodiesel Mix, Halt Imports

by Lisandra Paraguassu (Reuters)  Brazil will increase the country's mandatory biodiesel mix into diesel from early next year, bringing forward previously set blending targets, the country's energy policy council CNPE decided on Tuesday, also halting biofuel imports until further notice. The measures

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Boundless: Exporting to More Places

by Katie Schroeder (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... Ed Hubbard, general counsel and vice president of government affairs at the Renewable Fuels Association, says a growing number of countries around the world are not only committed to using more ethanol but

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Government Will Discuss Increasing the Biodiesel Content in Diesel in 2023

by Eric Napoli (Poder360/biodieselbr (Google Translation)) The CNPE (National Energy Policy Council) will hold an extraordinary meeting in December to discuss bringing forward the schedule to increase the proportion of biodiesel in diesel. The meeting may also veto a resolution from the

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Brazilian Biofuels Look for an Opening at COP28

by Nick Ferris (Energy Monitor)  Brazil's second-largest ethanol producer is looking to expand its sugarcane and biofuel business by exporting overseas. Nick Ferris reports from COP28 in Dubai. -- ... “There are certainly lots of people interested in talking about biofuels, but I

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Acelen Renewables Enters Market with Global-Scale Project Targeting over $2.5 Billion in Investment

(Acelen/Biobased Diesel Daily)  While Acelen Renewables as a subsidiary was launched at COP28 in Dubai, Biobased Diesel Daily® shared in April Acelen's plans to convert its Mataripe Refinery in Bahia, Brazil, shown, to produce 264 mgy of renewable diesel and SAF

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Clean Energy Achievements at COP28

(U.S. Department of Energy)  This week, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy David M. Turk traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the 28th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), where he led the U.S.

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COP: Brazil to Invest $40bn in Biofuels by 2037

by y Vinicius Damazio (Argus Media) Brazil's range of clean energy initiatives under the Fuel of the Future program's umbrella should unlock R200bn ($40bn) in financing by 2037, mines and energy minister Alexandre Silveira said at the UN Cop 28 climate summit

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Measuring, Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions across the International Supply Chain for Natural Gas: International Working Group Joint Statement

(U.S. Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)  Public announcement of International Working Group to establish a greenhouse gas supply chain emissions measurement, monitoring, reporting, and verification (MMRV) framework for providing comparable and reliable information to natural gas market participants The UK

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More Acres, More Bushels: A 10-Year Look at How Corn and Soybean Production Has Exploded in Brazil

by Katie Humphreys (AgWeb) ... In 2014, Brazil produced 10% fewer soybeans than the U.S. Now, they produce 45% more, even with the U.S. increasing production by 10% during that time. Soybean yields in South America and the U.S. are comparable. Most

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COP: Brazil Pursues Global Ethanol Expansion

by Vinicius Damazio (Argus Media) Brazilian sugarcane industry association Unica and foreign trade agency ApexBrasil plan to invest R19.5mn ($3.9mn) to position ethanol as a key solution to decarbonize transportation globally and help countries reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Ethanol can provide the

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Biomass to Liquid Fuels: We Need Commercial Scale Gen 2 Success

by Doug Rivers (Lee Enterprise Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  ... And while advances have been made in the materials handling and pretreatment of these feedstocks, commercial scale attempts produce ethanol have been met with multiple and highly visible failures measured in at least hundreds

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Vale Performs First Biofuel Voyage for Its Iron Ore Shipping

(Vale) The vessel Hinrich Oldendorff will be fuelled by blend of residual cooking oil and fuel oil  -- Vale, working in partnership with Oldendorff Carriers, have just commenced their first biofuel voyage on a bulk vessel. The trial is taking place on an

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Brazil's Ceara Signs Pact for EUR 3.3bn Green Hydrogen Project

(Renewables Now) The government of Brazil's Ceara state has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Grupo Jepri for the development of a green hydrogen project in the northeastern state. Specifically, the group plans to invest EUR 3.3 billion (USD 3.6bn) in

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Brazil: L’Oréal Announces the Construction of the First Dedicated Biomethane Station in Latin America

(L’Oréal/AltFuels)  The L’Oréal Group in Brazil signed a contract with Gás Verde for the delivery of 3.6 million cubic meters of biomethane, which will be used to supply 100% of the company’s dedicated fleet. The objective is to “reaffirm its pioneering

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Review Article Shows Key Role of Brazil in Research on Sugarcane for Bioenergy

(EurekAlert!) The study by researchers at the University of São Paulo also shows that genetic engineering techniques need to be improved in order to increase ethanol production without expanding crop acreage, a strategy considered crucial to cope with climate change Peer-Reviewed Publication FUNDAÇÃO

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Lummus Launches Ethanol-Based SAF Technology

(Lummus/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Lummus Technology, a global provider of process technologies and value-driven energy solutions, announced the commercial availability of its ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) process technology. The technology provides operators with a large-scale, commercially demonstrated solution to reduce

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Harvesting Hydrogen

by Susanne Retka Schill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The largest ethanol producer in Brazil has teamed up with a hydrogen technology company, along with others, to build what is believed to be the world’s first ethanol-to-hydrogen fueling station. Located on Brazil’s University of

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Get to Know SAF: Innovative Fuel Can Be Produced in Brazil and Transform Global Aviation

by Fantástico (g1 Globo (Google Translation))  The third episode of the series "The Future of Energy" highlights that fuel is the industry's bet to reduce emissions. Brazil could become one of the largest producers of SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) in the world. The

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Petrobras Signs an Agreement with European Energy to Assess the Business Opportunities for e-Methanol

(Petrobras)  Petrobras agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Danish company, European Energy, this Thursday (11/16), to investigate the business opportunities for developing an e-methanol plant in Brazil, on a non-binding basis. The agreement was signed in Denmark, at European Energy’s

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You Can’t Put a RIN in Your Gas Tank

by Doug Durante (Clean Fuels Development Coalition/Biofuels Digest)  ...  When an obligated party such as a refiner turns in their report card to EPA to show they met the requirements of the RFS, the “currency of compliance” is a RIN. Every

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Partnership between Binatural, Volvo and BRG Tests the Use of B100 in Generators

by Fábio Rodrigues (BiodieselBR)  A partnership that began around a year ago between Binatural and Brasil Geradores (BRG) validated the use of pure biodiesel to power electric generators equipped with Volvo Penta engines – a manufacturer of high-performance engines for the naval

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ANP Regulates the Import of Biodiesel

(Brazil National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels)  The Agency's Board of Directors approved a resolution regulating the import of biodiesel for use in the mandatory mixture with diesel oil of fossil origin, amending ANP Resolutions No. 777/2019 and No. 857/2021. The

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Fluorescent Vomit and a Racism Row: Is This Europe’s Clean Energy Future?

by Gabriel Gavin (Politico) An international conference this week was meant to be a European showcase for "clean hydrogen," touted as an emissions-free fuel of the future. Instead, European Hydrogen Week descended into a bitter standoff between top EU officials, industry chiefs

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Biofuels in the Pan Amazon

by Timothy J. Killeen (Mongabay) ... The spikes in commodity prices in the first decade of the twenty-first century coincided with a global boom in biofuels. The interest in biofuels was motivated allegedly by a concern for global warming but other,

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23rd DATAGRO Discusses the Potential of the Sugar and Ethanol Industries, and How Ethanol Plays a Role in Addressing Climate Change.

by Jefferson Dos Santos Estevo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The Grand Hyatt Hotel in São Paulo, Brazil, hosted the 23rd DATAGRO Conference from October 23rd to 24th.  This event brought together several leaders from sugar and ethanol sectors, from the host

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Petrobras Technology Enables Riograndense Refinery to Process 100% Renewable Feedstocks

(Petrobras) Test Unveils Pioneering Advancements in Biorefining on a Global Scale -- The Riograndense Petroleum Refinery (RPR) has accomplished a historic achievement by successfully processing 100% soybean oil in a Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Unit at the Refinery. This milestone was made

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São Martinho Announces Construction of a Biomethane Plant and Expands Its Portfolio of Renewable Products

(Invest SP (Google Translation))  Natural gas of renewable origin, manufactured from the biodigestion of vinasse, will be produced at the Santa Cruz unit, located in Américo Brasiliense (SP); Investment will be R$250 million São Martinho, one of the largest sugar-energy companies in

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Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets

(Biofuels Digest/Nuu Media) Low Carbon Fuels 2040: The Emerging Markets provides detailed case studies, updates and analysis of the key producers and developers participating in Renewable Diesel projects and Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) projects in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, and in South

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JBS Tests Trucks with 100pc of Biodiesel

by Laura Guedes (Argus Media (Google Translation))  Food company JBS is testing 100pc of biodiesel in its truck fleet to replace fossil diesel as part of energy transition efforts. The company is producing biofuel at its Lins unit, in the interior of

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Interview: Brazil's Raízen Sees Ethanol Producers Unable to Meet Demand

by Thomas Washington and Harry Clyne (S&P Global)  New processing plants take 6-18 months to complete; Ethanol from sugarcane leaves is RED II-compliant  --  Cellulosic ethanol supply is hampered by a shortage of plants to process EU-compliant biofuel from sugarcane leaves but several

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RenovaBio: ANP Will Hold Public Consultation on Standards for Biofuel Certification

(Brazil Ministry of Mines and Engineering)  The objective is to improve Resolution 758/2018, after regulatory impact analysis (AIR).  -- The ANP Board approved today (10/26) the holding of a public consultation and hearing on the review of ANP Resolution No. 758, of 2018.

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Global Biofuel Alliance to Aid Flex Fuel Vehicle Adoption

by Shashank Didmishe (Times of India)  The Global Biofuel Alliance, formed during the recent G20 summit in India, aims to support the development and deployment of sustainable biofuels. The alliance will facilitate joint ventures between Indian companies and entities from other countries,

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Report from TECO: The Growing Corn Ethanol Industry in Latin America

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest/TECO)  The current landscape and prospects of the corn ethanol industry was the focus of the 9th edition of TECO Latin America, hosted by Novozymes, the leader in biosolutions and producers of enzymes and yeast for the corn

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Mahle Establishes Global Bio-Mobility Center in Brazil to Develop Biofuel Engines

(Economic Times Auto)  In close collaboration with its Tech Centers in Farmington Hills (USA) and Pune (India), Mahle experts from the Global Bio-Mobility Center in Jundiaí will bundle application engineering knowhow from more of two decades of ethanol and biodiesel engine development, the company

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After Signaling from the Government, Aprobio Defends B20 as Early as 2024

(Aprobio (Google Translation))   The Association of Biofuel Producers of Brazil (Aprobio) released a note this Tuesday (24/10) defending the adoption of the mandatory mixture of 20% of biodiesel with fossil diesel from 2024. The request was announced after the capacity

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Brazil Bucks Trend for EVs by Turning to Biofuels

(NHK) Electric vehicles are leading the charge to decarbonize the global auto industry, but Brazil is making a strong case for bioethanol. And some of the biggest names in the business are jumping on board. "I refueled with ethanol," says a driver

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Raízen and Wärtsilä Sign Agreement to Accelerate Sustainability in the Maritime Sector with Ethanol-Powered Ships

(Raízen (Google Translation))  The decarbonization agreement aims to explore the use of ethanol as a marine fuel to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and advance the development of the first ethanol-powered vessel -- Raízen, an integrated energy company with a broad portfolio

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Ensyn

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Ensyn’s current focus is on low-carbon fuels, including low-carbon heating and cooling solutions for institutional and industrial customers and low-carbon feedstock solutions for petroleum refineries for the production of renewable transportation fuels. Ensyn Chairman Robert Graham

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Penta Engines Power Biodiesel Production

by David Arminas (World Highways) Binatural’s three BRG Slim 625kVA gensets powered by Volvo Penta's TAD-1641GE engines have undergone rigorous testing in Brazil. -- In Brazil, Volvo Penta is working with BRG Brasil Geradores and Binatural in a trial to produce biodiesel

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Embraer’s Phenom 300E and Praetor 600 Complete 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Flight Tests

(Embraer) -  Completion of the tests is a significant step towards achieving the aviation industry’s goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 and Embraer’s target of net-zero by 2040. -  Tests provided significant knowledge on the systems' performance when utilizing fuel that has

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Exploring SAF Feedstock Markets

by Katie Schroeder (Biomass Magazine) ... Trip Jobe, vice president of sales with ResourceWise’s Forest Value Chain, explained the importance of doing a feedstock availability assessment to better understand the market dynamics around feedstocks SAF producers may be interested in utilizing.

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Biofuels Industry Advances and Arrives in Maranhão

(Brazil Ministry of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services (Google Translatin)) Alckmin participates in the laying of the cornerstone of the Inpasa Brasil industrial complex, which is expected to produce 460 million liters of ethanol per year in the city of Balsas (MA)

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Boeing Opens Tech Center in Brazil, Touting Alternative Fuels Link

by Gabriel Araujo (Reuters)  Boeing (BA.N) on Tuesday opened a technology and engineering center in Brazil, aiming to expand its global footprint and take advantage of expertise in a country it sees leading sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production. The move comes more than three

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Greenlane Renewables Announces $35.3 Million System Supply Contract in Brazil

(Greenlane Renewables)  Greenlane to supply complete landfill gas-to-biomethane upgrading solution to repeat customer -- Greenlane Renewables Inc. (“Greenlane”) (TSX: GRN / FSE: 52G) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract valued at $35.3 million (US$26.2 million) by a

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Brazil Will Have the World's First Ethanol Hydrogen: Brazil to Test Ethanol-Based Green Hydrogen in a Vehicle in Mid-2024

by Thiago Bethônico (Folha de São Paulo) ... The first rounds with the ethanol-based product should only take place in mid-2024 when the pilot plant —under construction— will be able to produce the first kilograms of the sustainable fuel. Green hydrogen gets

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the Eco-Farewell to Bioplastics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  This week on the Digest webinar stage, we looked at The Next Chapter for Bioplastics, our title was the Eco-Friendly Farewell and my guest was Ashvini Shete, Technology Lead – Renewable Chemicals & Materials at Praj

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Be8 Launches New Biofuel to Accelerate Decarbonization

by Raphael Salomão (Valor International) Company has invested R$80m in research, development, and structure to process 150 million liters of the product per year -- Be8 (formerly BSBios) announced Monday the launch of a biofuel that promises to be an “immediate solution” to

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Public Policy Is Required to Promote the Production of SAF in Mexico

(Mexico Now)  According to Javier Villazón Salem, general director of Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxiliares (ASA), although Mexico has signed international commitments to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero in the aeronautical sector, the so-called sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is still

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Zilor’s Ethanol Gets Certification to Be Used in SAF Production

by Juan Pedro Tomas (Biofuels Digest) In Brazil, Nova Cana reported that local company Zilor announced that it has received certification for its ethanol to be used in low-carbon biofuels for aviation. The report noted that only four plants in the world

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Vale and Petrobras Sign Protocol of Intent to Accelerate the Development of Low-Carbon Solutions

(Vale)  Vale today signed a protocol of intent with Petrobras to develop low carbon solutions, taking advantage of the technical expertise of both companies and their synergies. The partnership is for a two-year period and will assess joint decarbonization opportunities,

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CNA Discusses Priority Actions for the Biodiesel Sector

(Noticias Agricolas (Google Translation)) The Brazilian Agriculture and Livestock Confederation (CNA) discussed, in a meeting with the Biodiesel Parliamentary Front, on Wednesday (27), the priority agendas for promoting the biodiesel sector. During the meeting, the agenda of predictability for the biodiesel industry,

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New Issue Brief on Next Generation Fuels Act

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition) CFDC has produced an Issue Brief clearly explaining the provisions of the Next Gen legislation and makes a compelling case for its passage. The new brief, the latest in CFDC’s highly successful Issue Brief and White Paper series,

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Opinion: A Future with Biofuels

by Nripendra Abhishek Nrip (Telangana Today) India should take a lesson from Brazil which has successfully scaled up its bioethanol marketing by focusing on flexible fuel vehicles  --  The New Delhi Declaration adopted at the G20 Summit announced the setting up of

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Researchers Create Formula for First Synthetic Sugarcane Molasses with Fully Reproducible Composition

by Ricardo Muniz  (Agência FAPESP) Molasses, a broad term used to describe concentrated sugarcane or sugarbeet juice solutions after removal of sucrose crystals, are an industrial byproduct of the raw sugar production process. Natural molasses have variable compositions that are

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Casterra Delivers First Shipment of Castor Seeds to Africa

(Casterra Ag/PR Newswire) This first shipment, valued at approximately US$1 million, is part of a framework agreement with a world-leading oil and gas company --  Casterra Ag Ltd. ("Casterra"), an integrated castor cultivation solution company and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd. ("Evogene") (Nasdaq: EVGN) (TASE:

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Indian Standards on Biofuel to Support Greater Bay Area’s Clean Energy Goals

(India Education Diary)  The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standards Body of India commits to complement the green initiatives of the country through development of relevant standards. Through an official release, BIS also announced that the Indian Standards will

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Renault to Maintain Mixed Ethanol Combustion Engines in Brazil

by Alberto Alerigi Jr. and Carolina Pulice (Reuters)  Renault (RENA.PA) will maintain production of ethanol-fueled combustion vehicles in Brazil, where nine in 10 cars are equipped to run on a mixture of gasoline and the biofuel as fully electric vehicles (EVs) need more

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The Global Sugar Shortage Is about to Ease Thanks to a Corn Supply Boom

by Dayanne Sousa (Bloomberg/Economic Times) For consumers fighting rampant food inflation, the plunging sugar prices will be a respite. The global sugar shortage had caused prices of the item to rise up to an 11-year-high. ... A global sugar crunch that drove

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Scania and Flix Announce Long-​Term Partnership to Make Sustainable Long-​Distance Travel a Reality

(Scania)  New long-term partnership between Flix and Scania will see the increased use of biogas vehicles in bus travel; Initially, Scania will supply up to 50 Bio-LNG (LBG) coaches to be run by Flix’s bus partners across its FlixBus network by

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Brazil Offers Ethanol Tech to India to Settle Sugar Dispute

 by Mukesh Jagota (Financial Express) The development came about amid a few rounds of official level talks and a ministerial meeting between the two sides. -- India and Brazil are close to settling their long-standing disputes on the sugar industry, with the

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EU to Carry out Surveillance on Fuel Ethanol Imports amid Steep Increases Since 2021

by  Harry Clyne and Phillip Herring (S&P Global) EC to retroactively monitor import statistics, trends; Initiative to protect EU producers from rapid increase in imports; EU ethanol imports for H1 2023 keep pace on the year: S&P Global The European Commission will introduce retroactive

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Brazil's Lula Launches 'Fuel of the Future' Program to Reduce Emissions

by Jeff Fick (S&P Global) Seeks to boost ethanol-gasoline blend; Implements national program for SAF; Will require airlines to cut emissions -- The administration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launched its "Fuel of the Future" program in the government's latest effort to

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Bold Goals Action Leadership Events --- September 22, 2023 - May 2024 and TBA --- various locations around the world

Biofuels Digest is unveiling the first in a series of ground-up, global initiatives to help spark and synchronize a faster pace of bioeconomy development. Our first initiative is a series of meet-ups to begin the task of organizing the volunteers that

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The Biggest Thing Anywhere Ever? The Story behind the Global Biofuels Alliance

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  ... What’s missing?  The financial industry and investors in general. An actual scope of work. A leadership team. None of those impossible to produce, but none of those (yet) done — so, consider the Alliance to be

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Petrobras Evaluates Participation in Acelen Biofuel Project at Mataripe Refinery in Bahia, Brazil

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  Petrobras announced Sept. 4 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with MIC Capital Partners (Brazil Strategic Opportunities), a multistrategy equity-investment fund of the Mubadala Capital Group, to develop studies covering future business

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Rastetter Testimony Sought for Evidence of Summit’s ‘Anticompetitive’ Agreements

by Jared Strong (Iowa Capital Dispatch)  Bruce Rastetter, the influential co-founder of Summit Carbon Solutions, should be subpoenaed to testify to state regulators in support of his company’s carbon dioxide pipeline proposal, according to the daughter of a landowner who is

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PM Formally Launches Global Biofuels Alliance; 19 Countries, 12 Global Bodies Agree to Join

by Sukalp Sharma (Indian Express) The alliance is aimed at facilitating international cooperation and intensifying the use of sustainable biofuels, along with facilitating global biofuels trade and technical support for national biofuel programmes. The Global Biofuels Alliance (GBA) was formally launched on

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15 Largest Biodiesel Producers in the World

by Zahaab Rehman (Insider Monkey) In this article, we take a look at the 15 largest biodiesel producers in the world. You can skip our detailed analysis of the biodiesel industry and go directly to the 5 Largest Biodiesel Producers in the World. The

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Chevron Turns to Latin America to Feed US Green Fuel Plans

by Dayanne Sousa (Bloomberg) Region a source of used cooking oil, animal fats for biofuels; US expected to curb soybean exports partly on biofuel demand -- Chevron Corp. is planning to source feedstocks including animal fat from Latin America to feed its US

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PH, Brazil Eye Cooperation to Boost Sugarcane, Ethanol Industries

by Janine Alexis Miguel  (Manila Times)  The Philippines and Brazil are eyeing cooperation to boost sugarcane and ethanol production in the country. The Department of Agriculture (DA) said that delegates from the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) and the Embassy of Brazil in

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Airbus, LATAM Airlines Group Fund MIT Joint Program Study on Options for Decarbonizing Aviation in Latin America

(MIT Global Change/Airbus) Airbus and LATAM Airlines Group have funded a study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change (MIT Joint Program). The study, entitled "Options for Decarbonizing Aviation in Latin America in

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Brazil Eyes Tax Perks for Energy Sector, Sparking 'Green' vs Oil Debate

by Marcela Ayres (Reuters) Brazil's government aims to make more energy projects eligible for key tax benefits, however the main ministries involved disagree about whether to favor a "green" agenda or include oil projects and refineries, according to a senior official

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Researchers Track Yeast Population Dynamics in Fuel Bioethanol Production

by Julia Moióli (FAPESP/Phys.Org) Researchers at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil, in collaboration with colleagues at Harvard University in the United States, conducted an innovative study of the DNA and population dynamics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the yeast used

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How a Bacterial Enzyme Could Revolutionize Aviation Biofuels

by Rizwan Choudhury (Interesting Engineering) A breakthrough discovery by a team of Brazilian researchers could open up new biotechnological pathways to produce renewable hydrocarbons for aviation from different feedstocks. Scientists have found an enzyme that can replace the traditional metal-based catalysts used in

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Nitin Gadkari to Launch 100pc Ethanol-Fueled Car on Aug 29

(Financial Times)  Gadkari said that he started taking interest in biofuels in 2004 after the petrol price hike in the country and visited Brazil for this purpose. He opined that biofuels can do wonders and save a lot of forex

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GranBio Invests in the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

By Andréia Vital (JornalCana (Google Translation)) Total value for this project will be US$ 220 million -- GranBio seeks to promote the use of energy cane for the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Brazil.   During participation in a webinar held by Unicamp , last week, Bernardo Gradin , CEO of the

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Exclusive: India Set to Ban Sugar Exports for First Time in 7 Years

by Rajendra Jadhav and Mayank Bhardwaj (Reuters) India is expected to ban mills from exporting sugar in the next season beginning October, halting shipments for the first time in seven years, as a lack of rain has cut cane yields, three

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Brazil's Raizen Gets Certification for Ethanol-Based SAF

 by Gabriel Araujo (Reuters/NASDAQ) Brazilian energy company Raizen RAIZ4.SA said on Monday it had become the world's first ethanol producer certified to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), key in the airline industry's search to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Raizen, a joint venture

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COFCO Brings Brazil's First Biodiesel Pipeline Online

by Roberto Samora (Reuters) The Brazilian unit of China’s COFCO International started operating the South American country’s first biodiesel pipeline connecting its plant in Rondonopolis, at the heart of Brazil’s farm country, to nearby distributors. According to a statement on Friday, the

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Brazil Studying Some $30 bBn in Low-Carbon Hydrogen Projects, Secretary Says

by Laticia Fucuchima (Reuters)  Brazil is studying some $30 billion in projects looking to produce low-carbon hydrogen, an official from the country's mines and energy ministry said on Wednesday, estimating the country has a potential output of 1.8 billion metric tons. The South

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Shell, Raizen Push Ethanol-to-H2 in Brazil

by Flávia Pierry (Argus Media) Shell Energy Brazil has partnered with sugarcane miller Raizen to push the federal and Sao Paulo state governments to develop laws, regulations and incentives to produce hydrogen from ethanol. The companies teamed up with the University of

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Brazilian Grain Giant Begins Soybean-Based Ethanol Sales

(AgWeb/ProFarmer)  Brazilian food and fuel processor Caramuru Alimentos, one of the country’s largest grain crushers, has started selling soybean-based ethanol at one of its plants in center-western Brazil. Caramuru is one of the first companies in the world to produce at

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Government Launches Pilot Plant for Renewable Hydrogen from Ethanol at USP

((São Paulo Governor's Office (Google Translation)) Governor Tarcísio de Freitas reinforces the state management's commitment to research and development of energy transition Technologies -- Governor Tarcísio de Freitas reinforced this Thursday (10th), in the capital, the commitment of the state administration to

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Mubadala Bets on Ethanol, Not Sugar, with New Brazil Cane Investment

by Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters News/Zaway)  Bruno Serapiao, CEO of Atvos said that a deal by the asset management arm of UAE's investor Mubadala Investment to acquire a 31.5% stake in Atvos should happen later this year or early next year --

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Ponta Grossa Starts Testing a Bus Powered by CNG

(Compagas (Google Translation)) Vehicle integrates municipal fleet from 8/1. Tests carried out previously prove competitiveness and lower emissions of pollutants in operations -- Compagas, together with the manufacturer Scania, and in partnership with the City Hall of Ponta Grossa, presented this Monday

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Keep Developing: New BDI Leadership Aptly Suited for Technology Advances

bu Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  For more than a quarter century, Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International has been defining and redefining biodiesel process technology and, as a result, the industry and markets it serves.   From the company’s early and progressive focus on converting

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Stellantis to Launch Hybrid Ethanol Cars in Brazil by 2024

by Leonardo Lara (Bloomberg) Automaker has prototypes combining electric, ethanol engines; New technology will respond for 60% of group’s sales by 2030 -- Stellantis NV plans to start producing its first flex-hybrid vehicles powered by ethanol and electricity in Brazil by 2024,

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