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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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Vitol Bunkers Takes Delivery of First Biofuel Barge in Asia

(Vitol Bunkeres) Vitol Bunkers has taken delivery of the “Marine Future”, its first specialised bunker barge in Singapore, strengthening its position in Asia’s expanding biofuel bunker market. The addition of this specialised IMO type 2 notation bunker tanker to the V-Bunkers fleet

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KWE and Roper Rhodes Join Together for Sustainable Maritime Fuel Program

(Kintetsu World Express/Newswire)  Kintetsu World Express (U.K.) Ltd. (KWE) has initiated a strategic partnership with Roper Rhodes Limited, a leader in supplying bathroom furniture and products, to drive innovation and sustainability in the maritime sector. The collaboration focuses on the development

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GH2 Project Converts Ethanol Into Green Hydrogen and Valuable Acetal

(Hydrogen Central)  GH2 Project Converts Ethanol Into Green Hydrogen and Valuable Acetal. -- The Horizon Europe-funded GH2 Project estimated that the generation of one kilogram of green hydrogen from 87 litres of ethanol can also yield 72 litres of acetal. Researchers working on the project

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What’s behind the Republican Hatred of EVs?

by Kelsey Brugger, Rebekah Alvey  (E&E Daily) ... At a recent auto show, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas), the Small Business Committee chair, confidently predicted: “EVs won’t exist in a few years.” Hybrids were more viable, argued Williams, the owner of a car

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Stena RoRo Takes Delivery of E-Flexer RoPax Vessel Number Ten for Long Charter to Canadian Crown Corporation Marine Atlantic

(Stena RoRo/PR Newswire)  Today, number ten of the Stena RoRos E-Flexer series was delivered from the CMI Jinling, Weihai Shipyard. The vessel, named Ala'suinu, will be on a long charter agreement with the Canadian state-owned Marine Atlantic and operate a ferry line

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BASF and Envision Energy Enter a Collaboration to Drive Sustainable Energy Solutions

(BASF)  Collaboration to accelerate conversion of green hydrogen and CO2 to e-methanol; BASF’s new SYNSPIRETM catalyst technology to be combined with Envision Energy’s process package; E-methanol holds significant potential as sustainable energy carrier replacing fossil fuels in various industries BASF process catalysts,

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Australian Tallow Exports Exceed $1bn for First Time, Driven by Biofuels Industry

by Megan Hughes and Jennifer Nichols (ABC Rural)  In short: Tallow exports from Australia have reached $1 billion for the first time, also making Australia the world's largest exporter. Once used as cooking oil, now the livestock by-product is used in various industries for

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BASF and Envision Energy Enter a Collaboration to Drive Sustainable Energy Solutions

(BASF and Envision Energy)  Collaboration to accelerate conversion of green hydrogen and CO2 to e-methanol; BASF’s new SYNSPIRETM catalyst technology to be combined with Envision Energy’s process package; E-methanol holds significant potential as sustainable energy carrier replacing fossil fuels in various industries BASF process catalysts, a leading

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Stopping Biden’s Radical Forced EV Transition

(U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Committee)  Americans Should Choose the Car They Drive -- President Biden and Democrats are leading a radical rush-to-green agenda that takes away people’s vehicle choice and forces Americans to drive electric vehicles. Electric vehicles are

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China Achieves Mass Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(CGTN)  A Chinese company has developed a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) which will soon enter the commercial market, according to Science and Technology Daily. SAF is a new type of aviation fuel that blends bio-manufactured green jet fuel with traditional fuel. It

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GM’s ‘All-in’ Electric Future Now Includes Gasoline

by David Ferris (Politico Pro Energywire) The company's latest hybrid plan illustrates how tough it is for traditional automakers to navigate a transition to electric vehicles. --  General Motors introduced the plug-in hybrid car to America. Then the automaker killed it and

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Grown-Up Talk about Blue Hydrogen

by Terry Mazanec (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest) ... What constitutes the hydrogen economy? According to most analysts, the hydrogen economy is “an economy that relies on hydrogen as the commercial fuel that would deliver a substantial fraction of a nation’s energy and

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EBB Moves Focus of Biodiesel Trade Dispute with China from Circumvention to Dumping

(European Biodiesel Board/Biobased Diesel Daily)  After its success in identifying evidence of fraudulent practices and stopping the suspected reexporting of Indonesian biodiesel through the Port of Hainan in China, the European Biodiesel Board has moved to the next and most significant

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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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CFDC Comments on DOE EV Proposal that Could Favor China

(Clean Fuels Development Coalition) : The Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC) submitted comments last week on the Department of Energy’s recent proposed guidance defining “foreign entity of concern” (FEOC), urging the agency to close loopholes that would allow electric vehicle batteries

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Cathay Joins Forces with More Like-minded Organisations to Promote the Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Cathay Pacific) Welcoming three new partners into Cathay’s Corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programme that are joining its mission to be Greener Together -- Cathay continues to make important strides on its journey towards becoming a sustainability leader, as it endeavours to cultivate

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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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Global Certifier: ‘Decimal Point Errors’ Behind Biofuel Discrepancies in Italy, Malta

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV)  Global certification body the ISCC has revised down the extremely high quantities of used cooking oil reportedly collected in Italy and Malta for biofuels production in 2022, saying that the original figures were the result of

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Construction Starts on Stena Line’s First Methanol-Ready NewMax Hybrid Ferry

by Naida Hakirevic Prevljak (Offshore Energy)  Swedish ferry company Stena Line has marked a milestone on its journey towards sustainable shipping with the steel-cutting ceremony for the first of its methanol-ready ‘NewMax’ hybrid ferries.   The construction began at China Merchants Jinling

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EU Confirms Probe into Cheap Chinese Biodiesel Decimating EU Industry

 by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV)  European biofuel producers have praised the European Commission’s decision to launch an anti-dumping investigation into Chinese biodiesel imports, calling it a positive step to stop the economic devastation of the domestic EU biofuel sector. Last month, the

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Asia's UCO Market Poised for Upturn in 2024, UCOME Demand Prospects Uncertain

by Nurul Darni, Chau kit Boey, Aditya Kondalamahanty  (S&P Global)  Asia's used cooking oil market may head higher in 2024 on its rising demand as a sustainable feedstock for biodiesel, while used cooking oil methyl ester biofuel could face the prospect

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Chinese Scientists Develop New Biodiesel Fuel Production Technology

(Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have developed new technology allowing the manufacture of biodiesel fuel with higher biomass content, which could reach over 40 percent compared with the global average content of less than 10 percent. Shen Jian, a professor at Nanjing

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CAC Eyes Funding for Cashew Shell Biofuel Production

by  Van Socheata (The Phnom Penh Post)  Six Chinese companies have expressed interest in establishing cashew processing plants in Cambodia, with one specialising in producing Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL), according to the Cashew Nut Association of Cambodia (CAC). CNSL is a by-product

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Spotlight BDI-Bioenergy International GmbH: Talking Feedstock

(Biodiesel Magazine) ...  The U.S., Europe, Asia and South America all differ, points out Hermann Stockinger, director of customer relations at Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International. BDI is a global leader in biodiesel plant construction, having completed more than 70 projects around the

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China Focus: World's Largest Ethanol Production Equipment Starts Trial in East China

(Xinhua) The world's largest ethanol production equipment, with an annual output of 600,000 tonnes, went into trial on Thursday in Huaibei City, east China's Anhui Province. The equipment can convert coke oven gas into ethanol, which will massively increase the added value

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China Aims to Build More than Half the World's Cleaner-Fuel Ships by 2025

by by Chen Aizhu and Mei Mei Chu (Reuters)  China has set itself the goal of producing more than half of the world's ships powered by cleaner fuels by 2025, in guidelines published by the industry ministry on Thursday. It did not give

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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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European Commission to Examine Allegations of Unfairly Traded Biodiesel from China

(European Commission) The European Commission has today launched an investigation into allegations of dumping of biodiesel from China onto the EU market. -- If dumping is confirmed and is found to be harming EU producers, the Commission may impose measures (typically duties

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EcoCeres Partners with Shenzhen Expressway Environmental to Create Circular Economy with Used Cooking Oil

(EcoCeres) From Wastes to Wonders, from Kitchen Waste to Blue Sky -- On November 30, 2023, EcoCeres, Inc. (“EcoCeres” or the “Company”) signed a strategic partnership agreement with Shenzhen Expressway Environmental Co., Ltd. (“Shenzhen Expressway Environmental”), a subsidiary of Shenzhen Expressway Group

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EU Is ‘Driving without a Map’ on Biofuels Policy, Auditors Find

by Sean Goulding Carroll (Euractiv.com)  The EU’s complex policy approach to biofuels lacks a long-term outlook and risks undermining the bloc’s transport decarbonisation targets, an analysis by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has found. The ECA, an independent watchdog, examined the EU’s support

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COP Fizzles on Fossil Fuel Phase-out

by Minho Kim (Politico's Power Switch)  Many nations arrived at the U.N. climate talks last month hoping the world would commit to a “phase-out” of fossil fuels. But those initial wishes were all but dashed today, when COP28 organizers released a draft

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ACWA Power, PowerChina Break Ground on Green Hydrogen Plant in Uzbekistan

by Colleen Howe (Reuters)  Saudi-listed ACWA Power (2082.SE) and Chinese state-owned PowerChina have broken ground on the first green hydrogen plant in Central Asia, the companies said. The plant, in Uzbekistan, will produce 3,000 metric tons per year of green hydrogen and will be

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WinGD Signs Four-way Partnership to Deliver CMB.TECH Ammonia Engines

(WinGD)  Swiss marine power company WinGD has concluded a four-party agreement underwriting Belgian bulk carrier operator CMB.TECH’s order of X72DF‑A ammonia-fuelled engines. CSSC Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding (QBS) and engine builder CSSC Engine Co (CSE) were the other signatories in the joint

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House Sets Vote on Bill to Block EPA Tailpipe Rules

by Mike Lee (E&E Daily)  It's part of Republicans' efforts to block the Biden administration's plans to boost electric vehicles. -- The House will take up legislation this week to block the Biden administration’s clean car plan, which critics say would drive

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First Ammonia and Uniper Announced Cooperation on Green Ammonia Project in Texas

(Uniper) First Ammonia will produce ammonia from renewable electricity at their flagship facility in Port of Victoria, Texas; This is the first commercial-scale ammonia facility to use solid-oxide electrolyzers, which are 30% more energy efficient than conventional electrolyzers, meaning less electricity is

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Greener Shipping: China Can Bolster Global Climate Change Fight by Using Biofuel in Ships instead of Exporting It, Dutch Start-up 123Carbon Says

by Eric Ng (South China Morning Post) Start-up sees strong opportunities in China, 123Carbon’s Jeroen van Heiningen says 123Carbon won the top prize at this year’s Captain’s Table shipping and logistics innovation ideas pitching competition, held as part of last week’s Hong

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UN Aviation Meeting Agrees to Goal of 5% Lower Emissions by 2030

by Allison Lampert and Tim Hepher (Reuters) A meeting of more than 100 countries on Friday agreed to an interim goal for emissions reductions from global aviation by 2030 by using less-polluting fuels, but China, Russia and some others aired concerns

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New Interactive Data Tools to Track and Inform Development of Low-Emissions Hydrogen Production

(International Energy Agency)  Today we release two interactive data tools that allow users to explore developments related to low-emissions hydrogen projects worldwide. The data tools complement the Global Hydrogen Review 2023, published in September, and the updated hydrogen production and infrastructure projects databases,

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Maersk Signs Landmark Green Methanol Offtake Agreement, Significantly De-risking Its Low-Emission Operations in This Decade

(Maersk) Commercially viable long-term offtake agreement for annual volumes of 500KT to enable low carbon operations for the first 12 large methanol-enabled Maersk vessels on order.  First volumes expected in 2026. -- The offtake agreement between A.P. Moller - Maersk and Chinese

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China Accelerates Biodiesel Demo Projects, Carbon Credit Methodologies

by Ivy Yin, Samyak Pandey, Oceana Zhou, Daisy Xu (S&P Global)  Big biodiesel exporter, weak domestic demand; Government calls for demos to build home demand; Loans, carbon profits 'not enough to drive demand'  --  China is to accelerate development of biodiesel demonstration projects and

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Tandem Single Atom Electrocatalyst Realizes Reduction of CO2 to Ethanol

(ChemEurope.com)  Promising strategy to mitigate carbon dioxide emission -- ... Recently, a research group led by Profs. ZHANG Tao and HUANG Yanqiang from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has developed a Sn-based tandem electrocatalyst

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The Hydrogen Economy: Making Green Steel Achievable

by Daren E. Daugaard (Lee Enterprise Consulting/Biofuels Digest)  ...  Steel and iron production ranks first in total global CO2 emissions at 8% and second in overall energy consumption.  The industry must pivot aggressively and innovatively to meet modern challenges regarding emission prescribed

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Argus Launches Daily Californian Renewable Diesel Prices: Completes Global Suite of Renewable Diesel/HVO Prices

(Argus Media)   Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched daily prices for renewable diesel in California, complementing its existing suite of renewable diesel prices, which spans Asia, Europe and the US west coast. Renewable diesel, also known as hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), is chemically identical

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US, China Agree to Bolster Renewables in Effort to Replace Fossil Fuels

by Rachel Frazin (The Hill)  China and the U.S., the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, reached a climate agreement late Tuesday that includes an effort to replace fossil fuels with renewables. The agreement says both countries plan to speed up renewable development

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Chinese Academy Realizes CO2 Reduction to Ethanol via Tandem Single Atom Electrocatalyst

(Chinese Academy of Sciences/Mirage News)  The electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR) into carbon-based fuels provides a promising strategy to mitigate CO2 emission and promotes the utilization of renewable energy. The Cn (n≥2) liquid products are desirable because of their high energy densities and ease of

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Planned CCS Projects Jump 102% — Report

by Carlos Anchondo (Politico Pro Energywire) Despite the uptick, most operating projects are not on power plants, according to the Global CCS Institute. -- The number of carbon capture projects operating around the world increased in the past year, but development of

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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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Mapped: Carbon Pricing Initiatives around the World

(Transport Energy Strategies/Visual Capitalist)  ... Over the past two decades, governments around the world have responded to climate change through various initiatives and policies, with carbon pricing at the forefront. A recent example is the Canadian province of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards program, first launched

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UCO Supplies Set to Double to 31 Million Metric Tonnes by 2030

(Biofuels International) Global supplies of used cooking oil are expected to more than double to 31 million mt by 2030 - from the current 14 million mt. This is a development driven by rapidly growing Asian supply geared towards cashing in on

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Toyota Chairman Says People Are Finally Seeing the Reality about EVs

by River Davis (Wall Street Journal) Akio Toyoda’s comments come amid cooling U.S. demand and a price war with China -- Toyota Motor  Chairman Akio Toyoda, when asked about electric-vehicle challenges including a recent lull in U.S. demand, said the industry was coming to

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Global Increase in Biomass Carbon Stock Dominated by Growth of Northern Young Forests over Past Decade

by Yang, H., Ciais, P., Frappart, F. et al (Nature Geoscience) Changes in terrestrial carbon storage under environmental and land-use changes remain a critical source of uncertainty in regional and global carbon budgets. We generated global maps of annual live vegetation biomass using

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SQ Group Launches World's First One-Million Ton Bio-Refinery

(SQ Group/MENAFN EIN Presswire)  SQ GROUP kicks into operation the world's first one-million-metric-ton straw refinery in Daqing city, marking a new era in the production of biomass straw. -- SQ Group (SQ-Group USA 's China-based division), a competitive manufacturer of biodegradable food

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U.S. Grains Council’s Global Ethanol Summit Wraps Up

(U.S. Grains Council/GrainNet)  The U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Global Ethanol Summit (GES) concluded today with a variety of concurrent panel discussions with experts on various topics within the biofuel industry. GES, Oct. 16-18, is an education and trade forum that seeks to

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SK Trading International Invests in Daekyung O&T to Secure Bio-aviation Fuel Raw Materials

(SK Innovation)   SK Trading International makes an equity investment in Daekyung O&T as a consortium with domestic investors;  Daekyung O&T, a company specializing in producing key base materials for “bio-aviation fuel”;  After the investment in a Chinese Used Cooking Oil (UCO) company in

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To Tackle Biofuel Fraud, Ireland Takes Matters into Its Own Hands

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV) The Irish government has confirmed it will set up a working group to ensure the sustainability of biofuels used in the country, as concerns grow that tainted fuels are entering the EU market. The decision by

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Chemicals from Thin Air: Gas Fermentation and the Future of Bio-manufacturing

(World Bio Market Insights)  Bacteria can metabolise sugars in milk or wheat into wondrous forms like sourdough bread, sauerkraut, beer and cheese. Modern industrial fermentation uses similar techniques: it cultivates biochemicals in the bodies of microorganisms for drugs, proteins, nutraceuticals, and

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China’s Biobased Diesel Exports Surge in 2023

by Erin Voegele (Biodiesel Magazine) China’s biomass-based diesel imports are expected to increase 40 percent this year. The country’s exports of biomass-based diesel fuels are also surging, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information

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Biofuels Production and Development in China

by Fuli Li and Yixuan Fan (Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences/IEA Bioenergy Task 39)  Summary: China is the world’s largest liquefied natural gas import country, has the world’s largest car fleet, the second largest gasoline

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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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Palm Edges up as Crude Oil Rally Fuels Biodiesel Demand Hopes

(Reuters) Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher on Monday on hopes that biodiesel demand would increase following a rally in crude oil prices, but rising stocks capped the upside. ... “Due to the rally in crude oil prices, the market is expecting a

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At a Crossroads: What's Next for Biofuels?

by David Carpintero (ePURE/The Parliament) Europe’s newly revised Renewable Energy Directive confirms the sustainability of biofuels, but other EU proposals continue to ignore their strategic importance for energy independence, emissions reduction and food security. -- ... One notable bright spot was the declaration

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Carbon Recycling International (CRI) and Jiangsu Sailboat Start up World’s Most Efficient CO2-to-Methanol Plant

(Carbon Recycling International) • Carbon Recycling International (CRI) and Jiangsu Sailboat have successfully started up one of the world's most efficient CO2-to-methanol plants. The plant will recycle carbon dioxide and hydrogen waste streams from the wider petrochemical complex. These are emissions that would

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Here Comes the EV Backlash

by Arianna Skibell (Politico's Power Switch)  The battle against electric cars is turning into a campaign issue for conservative politicians on both sides of the Atlantic, a development that threatens to neuter the climate benefits of moving away from gasoline. Some European

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Geely Provides Methanol Fuel for Hangzhou Asian Games

(China Daily) The Hangzhou Asian Games offered a spectacular opening ceremony on Saturday, featuring swimming Olympic champion Wang Shun and a digital torchbearer lighting the cauldron.   The fuel used in the primary cauldron tower was carbon-zero methanol. This is the first

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Airbus to Promote Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

by Zhu Wenqian (China Daily) France-headquartered aircraft manufacturer Airbus said China has the huge capability of producing sustainable aviation fuels, and it will continue to strengthen cooperation with Chinese suppliers to promote the use of SAF to contribute to the sustainable growth of

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Biden's IRA Drives Surge in US Imports of Chinese Used Cooking Oil

by Andrew Hayley (Reuters) U.S. incentives to boost consumption of more environmentally friendly fuel has created a new market for used Chinese cooking oil, worth almost $390 million in the last 12 months and growing rapidly, China's customs data shows. China has

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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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Some Countries Are Already Talking about Walking Back Fossil Fuel Car Bans

by Bradley Brownell (Jalopnik) Will anyone be ready for their own EV mandate deadlines? --- In the wake of the United Kingdom Prime Minister opening discussions on potentially delaying the country’s ban on the sale of new gas and diesel cars, we thought it might

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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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EU Under Pressure to Tackle Fraudulent Biofuels Imports

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The delay in implementing a tool to protect the EU market against fraudulent biofuel imports has been heavily criticised by European biofuel producers, who point the finger at the European Commission. The criticism comes as the EU

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Neste Challenges Unsubstantiated USDA Biofuels Annual Report Assertions, Which It Believes to Be Erroneous or Based on Misunderstanding

(Neste) The recently published USDA Biofuels Annual Report (1 September, 2023) suggests that Neste may have received fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) volumes at its renewable products refinery in Singapore, specifically virgin palm oil from Indonesia exported fraudulently as UCO via

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Liebreich: 'Hydrogen Is Starting to Look Like an Economic Bubble — and Here’s Why'

by Leigh Collins (Hydrogen Insight) ... The use of clean hydrogen in a net-zero world would actually be limited, he (Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg NEF) explained, by the physical properties of the gas; the sheer amount of renewable energy that

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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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Mapped: Carbon Pricing Initiatives Around the World

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies/Visual Capitalist)  Over the past two decades, governments around the world have responded to climate change through various initiatives and policies, with carbon pricing at the forefront. A recent example is the Canadian province of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards program,

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EEL Biofuels Introduces Breakthrough Algae-Based Biofuels Technology

(Energy Enterprise Limited/EIN News) EEL Biofuels Unveils Revolutionary Algae-Based Biofuels: A Game-Changing Solution for a Sustainable Energy Future. Sustainable solutions are the key to a brighter future, and this technology represents a significant step towards achieving a cleaner and more resilient energy

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EU Infrastructure Fund Eyes African Clean Jet Fuel Projects

by Wendell Roelf (Reuters) EU to weigh co-financing, guarantees of proposed plants; Africa has 'great potential' to produce SAF - EU official -- The European Union is scouting Africa to back clean jet fuel projects under its Global Gateway infrastructure fund, an

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Methanol-to-Jet: Taking Off

by Anna Simet (SAF Magazine) Methanol as an alternative fuel continues to make headlines, and leading companies are evaluating the possibilities—not just in aviation, but marine and other sectors as well. A July 25 webinar hosted by the Commercial Aviation Alternative

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Letter from Europe: Amazing Opp to Get UCO Right

by James Cogan (ClonBio/Biofuels Digest) In an amazing turn of events, on August 16 the European Commission launched an investigation[1] into possible large scale violations in the used cooking oil, palm oil and biodiesel supply chains from South East Asia to

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New EU Carbon Tariff: German Industry Slams Bureaucratic Burden

by Nikolaus J. Kurmayer (EURACTIV.com)   Germany’s chemical and car industries are protesting the anticipated bureaucratic strain expected from the phase-in of the EU’s novel carbon border tariff (CBAM), while consultancy Deloitte finds that companies have failed to sufficiently prepare. European manufacturers

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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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LanzaTech Chief Sustainability Officer: ‘There’s No Need to Take Carbon Out of the Ground; There’s Enough above Ground to Make Everything We Need’

by Elaine Watson (Ag Funder News) A specialist in converting carbon emissions from industrial processes into high-value products via a continuous microbial fermentation process, Illinois-based LanzaTech started out as a fuel company, but is also seeking to make waves in new areas from packaging to

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EU Starts Probe on Indonesian Biodiesel Avoiding Import Duties

by Sudip Kar-Gupta, Gus Trompiz, Bernadette Christina and Stefanno Sulaiman (Reuters)  The European Union said on Thursday it had launched an investigation into whether biodiesel from Indonesia was circumventing EU duties by going through China and Britain. The EU is Indonesia's third-largest destination for palm

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Peninsula Fixes Hong Kong Biofuel Delivery for “K” Line

by Ian Taylor (Bunkerspot)  Peninsula has informed Bunkerspot that it has fixed its first biofuel deal for Japan-headquartered Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line). The company’s bunker trading team arranged the delivery of 700 metric tonnes of UCOME-based B24 marine biofuel to the “K” Line

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Many Roads to the Big H: The Digest’s Guide to Hydrogen Roadmaps 2023

Later this week, the United States is conducting a webinar to describe in detail the  U.S. National Clean Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap, including an explanation of the benefits of clean hydrogen and its role in the clean energy transition. Leaders from

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Tim Scott Hits Chinese Communist Party, Touts Ethanol in Iowa Ad

by Caroline Vakil (The Hill)Republican presidential candidate Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.) is targeting the Chinese Communist Party over purchasing farmland in Iowa and touts his support of ethanol production in a new radio ad in the early voting state. “Sen. Tim Scott is

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China Issues First Hydrogen Industry Guideline

(CGTN)  China on Tuesday (August 8, 2023) released its first national guideline for the development of industrial standards for the production, storage, transport and use of hydrogen energy. According to the World Economic Forum's latest white paper, China is the largest producer and

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Continental Testing HVO for Its Jet-A Engines

by Paul Bertorelli (AvWeb)  Sensitive to aviation as a source of greenhouse gasses, Continental says it’s finishing up testing that will make HVO or hydrotreated vegetable oil a fuel option in its CD-100 series engines. There are three engines in the

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Chimbusco Pan Nation Receives Certification for Biofuel Bunkering in Hong Kong

by Ian Taylor (Bunkerspot) Chimbusco Pan Nation has announced that it has become the first physical bunker supplier in Hong Kong to obtain the ISCC-EU Certification for Marine Biofuel Supply. In a statement posted on LinkedIn, Chimbusco Pan Nation said that the

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Argus Insight: Asia-Pacific Ucome Prices Pressured by European Markets

(Argus Media) Following on from our recent blog, Extent of strain on EU Ucome production laid bare, our consulting team have examined the Ucome production margin landscape in more depth to write this market outlook. In a similar situation to their European

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Wärtsilä to Supply Methanol-Fuelled Auxiliary Engines for Six CMA CGM Newbuild Container Vessels

(Wärtsilä) Technology group Wärtsilä will supply methanol-fuelled auxiliary engines for the French shipping company CMA CGM. The engines have been ordered for six 15,000 TEU container vessels which are being built at the Dalian Shipbuilding yard in China. The order was

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B5 Biodiesel in Shanghai

by Sharon Ji* (Advanced Biofuels USA) China is in the news for alleged fraud in Chinese biodiesel exports to the European Union.  But what about biodiesel use in China itself?  Shanghai has had biodiesel blends available at gas stations since 2017. There are

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The Race to Invent a Greener Jet Fuel

by  Ted Anton (Wall Street Journal) With airlines striving to reduce emissions, companies are working to turn beef fat, vegetable oil and carbon waste into sustainable fuels -- Sustainable aviation fuels are approaching a breakthrough moment. Made mostly from agricultural, food and industrial

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Air China Tests Domestic Green Fuel in Commercial Flight

(CGTN) Air China has verified the use of made-in-China green fuel in a commercial flight on Friday, one step further toward the goal of a low-carbon airline. The test flight from Hangzhou to Beijing was carried out by an Airbus A350 wide-body

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to the State of Hydrogen

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Here’s the State of Hydrogen presentation from the ABLC CONNECT series episode.The Value Stack, planned capacity, mandates, incentives, major players and their recent activities, pathways, mandates around the world, molecules, and markets. It’s a comprehensive but

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Cathay Pacific Completes Its First Overseas Refuel of Sustainable Aviation Fuel on Commercial Flights

(Cathay Pacific) The airline is committed to increasing its use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel to achieve its net-zero carbon emissions goal -- Cathay Pacific continues to make progress towards achieving its goal of using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its

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41% SAF Blend: Inside Cebu Pacific's Sustainable Airbus A320neo Delivery Flight

by Giacomo Amati (Simple Flying) The delivery flight from Airbus' final assembly line to Manila was operated with a 41% SAF blend, supporting Cebu Pacific's decarbonization efforts. Today, June 30th, Airbus delivered a brand new Airbus A320neo to the Philippines-based low-cost carrier

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India Plans Global Biofuel Alliance with Eye on Opec+

by Utpal Bhaskar (Mint)  India is working on a plan to allow bio-fuel exports and trading as it sews together a compact for Global Biofuel Alliance (GBA), whose foundation document is set for a launch later this month in Goa that will

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Ag Policy Blog: When It Comes to Fuel, EVs Have All the Answers for Biofuel Critics

by Chris Clayton (DTN Progressive Farmer)  ...  Every now and then I also get to read shots at "flyover country" about ethanol or biofuels in general. That leads to a guest essay published June 6 in the New York Times, "The Climate

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USGC Promotes US Corn, Sorghum, DDGS at Expo in China

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  To provide timely U.S. grains information to Chinese end users, the U.S. Grains Council’s Beijing office joined the U.S. pavilion at the 2022/23 China Animal Husbandry Expo (CAHE) organized by ATO Beijing to promote U.S. corn,

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Improved Communication and Information Exchange Between Voluntary Schemes in Case of Certification-related Issues

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) In response to the European biodiesel market being flooded with vast quantities of Chinese biodiesel with partially doubtful declarations of origin and feedstock, the voluntary schemes ISCC, 2BSvs, KZR Inig, RSB and REDcert have agreed to improve their already established

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Extent of Strain on EU Ucome Production Laid Bare: Argus Production Margins Workspace

by Tom Hughes (Argus Media) Producers of waste-based biodiesel in Europe continue to struggle against thin to negative margins, as steady losses in the value of output since last year’s record highs outpace the drop in input costs. Several factors are pressuring

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CPGC and BASF Accelerate Onboard CO2 Capture System Development

(BASF)  CPGC is developing an advanced onboard CO2 capture system based on BASF’s OASE® blue gas treatment technology; BASF’s technology contributing to sustainability and cost savings for CO2 capture in maritime exhaust gas application; Cooperation to address challenges of energy efficiency

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China Flies First Helo with SAF

by Mark Huber (AIN Online) China has made its first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)-powered helicopter flight. The 40 percent SAF blend from China National Aviation Fuel (CNAF) was used in an Airbus Helicopters H125 belonging to State Grid Space Technology Co. (SGST).  The flight

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Duckworth, Fischer, Ernst, Klobuchar, Grassley Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Solidify Future of American-Grown Sustainable Aviation Fuels

(Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL))  U.S. Senator and pilot Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)—member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (CST) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation—and U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) along

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Alliance for Clean Trade: A Framework Proposal for a New Climate and Trade Alliance between the U.S., EU, and Allies

by Paul Beldsoe and Ed Gresser (Progressive Policy Institute) ... A low-emissions trade deal to help the United States, the European Union, and their allies harmonize approaches to the clean energy transition and incentivize China and other nations to reduce

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Feedstock Theft & Fraud

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Stolen used cooking oil and palm oil fraudulently disguised as waste feedstock are making headlines, but traceability platforms can help curtail illegal activity. Used cooking oil (UCO) theft is nothing new. Ever since the material, which

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China, Australia in Partnership to Explore Green Hydrogen after Resumption of High-Level Economic Dialogue

(Global Times) Mutual efforts to bring long-term boon: expert -- Businesses from China and Australia are stepping up exchanges in green hydrogen, a promising emerging energy source, after the two countries resumed high-level economic dialogue in May as bilateral ties

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China Produces Hydrogen by Direct Seawater Electrolysis

by Liu Tianwen (CGTN)  China tested its hydrogen production technology at sea with a direct seawater electrolysis method on Friday at the Xinghua Bay offshore wind farm, east China's Fujian Province. The test was verified by a team of experts from

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Bipartisan Bill Would Lay Groundwork for U.S. Carbon Tariffs

by Emma Dumain  (E&E Daily) Senators from both parties have signed on to legislation that would calculate the emissions intensity of industrial materials produced in the United States. It’s a necessary step, advocates say, toward a carbon border adjustment mechanism, or CBAM,

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Analysis: Increasing Trade of Low-Carbon Biofuel Feedstocks Heightens Supply Constraint Concerns

(S&P Global Commodity Insights) Animal fats and used cooking oil are increasingly joining the likes of lithium, cobalt and copper as energy transitional materials where supply constraints are of growing concern, according to a new analysis of trade flows by S&P Global

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Mining Critical to Renewable Energy Tied to Hundreds of Alleged Human Rights Abuses

by Katie Surma (Inside Climate News) A report released Wednesday faults the U.S. and other nations for providing incentives for the mining of rare metals like lithium and cobalt without enacting adequate labor and environmental safeguards. Over the past dozen years, hundreds

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China Biodiesel Exporters Pledge Fraud Crackdown after Criticism

by Alfred Cang and Agnieszka de Sousa (Bloomberg/Yahoo! Finance) Chinese biodiesel producers pledged to improve compliance and export standards, days after European rivals called for action to stem “potentially fraudulent” shipments. A group representing the country’s biggest producers and affiliated with the

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EcoCeres Announces Its First 100% Agricultural Waste Produced Cellulosic Ethanol Shipment to Europe, Turning a New Chapter in Renewable Biofuels

(EcoCeres/PR Newswire)  EcoCeres, Inc., an Asia-based innovative bio-refinery company with strong R&D capability, is excited to announce its first shipment of 100% agricultural waste-produced cellulosic ethanol to the European markets, a milestone the company achieved after commissioning yet another ground-breaking facility in China.

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North Dakota Legislator Calling for Investigation into Summit Carbon Solutions Investors

by Jeff Beach (AgWeek)  A group of North Dakota legislators wants to press the state attorney general’s office to investigate the ownership of pipeline company Summit Carbon Solutions. State Sen. Jeff Magrum announced that there will be a press conference Tuesday, May

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) With proven technology at the nexus of two mandated markets, industrial and consumer — LanzaTech has been on fire in recent months. Here’s more on their commercial operating plants, plants scheduled to complete construction in

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Australia to Invest $1.4 Bln to Scale up Renewable Hydrogen Industry

by Praveen Menon (NASDAQ/Reuters) Australia will invest A$2 billion ($1.4 billion) to scale up development of its renewable hydrogen industry, the government announced in its annual budget on Tuesday, as it looks to accelerate clean energy projects in the country. Funds will

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Methanol Reactor Delivered in the Sailboat CO2 to Methanol Project

(Carbon Recycling International) CRI has successfully delivered the methanol reactor for its second commercial scale project in China. The ETL reactor is the core equipment needed for the the conversion of carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas streams - sourced from other

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Sichuan Jinshang Environmental Protection Technology Co. to Produce SAF Utilizing Honeywell Ecofining Tech

(Hydrocarbon Processing)  Honeywell today (May 8, 2023) announced that Sichuan Jinshang Environmental Protection Technology Co. (JSRE) will use Honeywell Ecofining technology to produce nearly 300,000 tpy (approximately 6,000 bpd of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its newly planned facility in Suining,

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Designer EVs Are Getting in the Way of the Climate Movement

by Owen Bellwood (Jalopnik) A Wired report discusses how eco-conscious choices like switching to an electric vehicle are being overshadowed by the glamor associated with going green.  ...  But now, a new report from Wired warns that such glamorous solutions to the climate

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Hybrid-Flex Cars a Great Asset for Brazil's Decarbonization Efforts, Says VP

by Gabriel Araujo (Reuters)  Brazil's ability to produce and sell hybrid cars that can run on 100% ethanol is a huge asset for its auto industry as global economies push for decarbonization to tackle climate change, Vice President Geraldo Alckmin told

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Banning Gas-Powered Cars Won't Save the Environment | Opinion

by Jon Miltimore (Foundation for Economic Education) In March, Maryland Governor Wes Moore unveiled a plan to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles. He called the move "a major step in the state's acceleration to improve air quality and combat the

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Honeywell to Expand Ties in China for Decarbon Biz

by Zheng Xin (China Daily) Honeywell is positioned to continuously expand its business in the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) sector in China to further tap market potential, as the country's low-carbon transition goals breed massive opportunities for the chemical and aviation

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ISCC Response to Recent Suspected Cases of Mislabelling of Advanced Biodiesel

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification)  In recent weeks, ISCC has received communications from stakeholders expressing concerns about a surge of advanced biodiesel1 imported from China and produced from waste and residue materials that are at least partly supplied from Indonesia and Malaysia.

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UM6P, OCP Group and SHELL to Launch Ammonia Pilot Project in Morocco

(Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P))  OCP Group, Shell and Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) have signed a collaboration agreement to develop a pilot project to assess the feasibility of large-scale production of low-carbon ammonia using hydrogen produced from renewable energy. Simulating renewable

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Biofuels Growth Is about 'Adding Value' for Farmers and Communities

by Jenny Schlecht (AgWeb) North Dakota has three soybean crush plants in the works. Those largely will produce soybean meal for animal feed. But a big and growing piece of the puzzle is biofuels made from soybean oil. ... The region — and

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Climate Change: Sinopec’s Parent to Build China’s First Long-Distance Hydrogen Pipeline to Boost Green Fuel Usage

by Eric Ng (South China Morning Post) The ‘west-to-east’ demonstration pipeline will stretch over 400km from Inner Mongolia to Beijing, according to China Petrochemical Corp; The project will greatly lower the transport cost of hydrogen, the key barrier to faster

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Airbus and China Aviation Industry Sign Next Phase in Partnership

(Airbus) General Terms Agreement to allocate 160 aircraft to Chinese airlines; Expanding capacity at Tianjin A320 Final Assembly Line to contribute to global rate 75; Upscaling the production and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels During a French state visit to China,

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Transition, Not Revolution

by Philippe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ... Let us consider this most mundane behavior, the selection of the next car, a very individual, individualistic, decision, made 79 million times in 2022, one third of those in “autocratic” China, one third in

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Policy Support Needed to Boost Sustainable Aviation Fuels in China

by Niu Yuhan (China Dialogue) China's aviation sector needs sustainable fuels to lower its carbon footprint, but support is needed to reduce costs and increase production -- ... China’s production of SAFs is just getting started. In late 2022, the

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Cathay Pacific and SPIC to Develop SAF in China

(Bioenergy International) Hong Kong-headed air carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has announced that it has teamed up with the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) to drive the further development of the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply chain in China. SPIC is one

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S&P Global Commodity Insights Launches eWindow® for Asian Biofuels and Feedstock

(S&P Global Commodity Insights/PR Newswire) Driving efficiency and transparency in Asian UCO and UCOME physical trading markets -- S&P Global Commodity Insights, the leading independent provider of information, analytics and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, will launch

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Petrochina Completes First Biofuel Bunkering Operation in Singapore

(Manifold Times) PetroChina International (S) Pte Ltd successfully delivered about 500 metric tonnes (mt) of biofuel to oil tanker “New Award” in Port of Singapore.  This marked the first independent supply and bunkering of biofuel in PetroChina’s international trading business.  From 2021, the

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Argus Launches Asia-Pacific Biofuels on Its Price-Discovery Platform

(Argus Media/Biobased Diesel Daily) Global energy and commodity price-reporting agency Argus has extended its Argus Open Markets real-time electronic price-discovery platform to include used cooking oil (UCO) and used cooking oil methyl ester (UCOME) prices in Asia-Pacific.  The Asia-Pacific UCO and UCOME

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Neste and Terntank Have Signed an Agreement for Two New Lower-Emission Tankers to Transport Raw Materials and Products

(Neste)  Neste has signed an agreement with Terntank Rederi A/S for time chartering two new lower-emission product tankers. The tankers are tailored to transport a wide variety of liquid cargoes including renewable raw materials, such as waste and residue oils and

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EU Biodiesel Industry Concerned on Import Labelling

by John Houghton-Brown (Argus Media) European producers and traders of biodiesel say Chinese product entering the EU is being wrongly labelled as an 'advanced' biofuel, and sold into Germany where it is counted twice towards emissions savings targets in transport. This,

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Novel Catalyst for Highly Selective Photoelectroreduction of Carbon Dioxide to Ethanol

by Li Yuan (Chinese Academy of Sciences/Phys.Org) Artificial photosynthesis (AP), using sunlight to produce valuable chemicals and fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2), is a promising strategy to achieve solar energy storage as well as negative carbon cycle. However, artificial photosynthesis is quite complex and

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SCO Countries Agree to Closely Work Together on Emerging Fuels

by Subhayan Chakraborty  (Business Standard) Move will see China, Russia, others collaborate with India on emerging fuel tech, energy modelling, and transition goals -- In India, while the list of alternative fuel resources includes agriculture and forest residue, municipal solid waste,

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ASA CEO: Renewable Diesel Could Drive a New Era for Soybean Demand, but EPA Needs to Rethink the RFS

by Tyne Morgan (AgWeb) ... The policy priorities for ASA differ year to year, but the excitement around biomass-based diesel and renewable diesel kicked into high gear during Commodity Classic last year. A year later, Censky (Steve Censky, American Soybean Association CEO) says soybean

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World's Largest Green Hydrogen Plant Breaks Ground in Ordos

by Yuan Hui in Hohhot and Yang Min (China Daily) The world's biggest project using solar and wind power to produce hydrogen started construction in Ordos, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Wednesday. It is being built by Sinopec Star Co, a wholly

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How to Power a Plane with Leftover Chinese Hot Pot

(BNN Bloomberg) There’s a ritual involved in creating the perfect Sichuan hot pot and it involves fat — lots of it. Diners first immerse slivers of meat in a spicy soup rich in molten animal tallow, then dip each morsel in a plate of vegetable oil, before finally devouring

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Adding a Surfactant to Sewage Boosts Biofuel Production

by Benjamin Plackett (Chemical & Engineering News)  Rhamnolipids help turn human wastewater into both hydrogen and biodiesel -- The waste people flush down the drain is rich in energy, and its contents can be used to develop renewable fuels. But

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LanzaTech and AMCI Acquisition Corp. II Announce Closing of Business Combination, Establishing First Public Carbon Capture and Transformation Company

(LanzaTech/Business Wire) On February 10, 2023, LanzaTech’s common stock and public warrants expected to begin trading on Nasdaq under the ticker symbols LNZA and LNZAW, respectively. Total transaction proceeds of approximately $240 million expected to fund business plan through estimated cashflow

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Biofuels’ Driving Forces in 2023 – Energy Security, Emissions and Costs

(Biofuels International) Jeremy Moorhouse, Renewable Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency, outlines what the year ahead holds for the biofuels industry. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, policymakers around the world are evaluating whether biofuels can help balance three competing priorities: energy security,

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Climate Change: Towngas Offshoot Turns Waste Oil into Green Fuels in China and Malaysia to Meet Strong European Demand

by Eric Ng (South China Morning Post) Profitable Hong Kong start-up Ecoceres plans to build a second plant to turn waste oil into low-carbon fuel for aircraft and vehicles; The planned plant in Malaysia will turn used cooking oil and

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HVO Grows in the United States, Is Consumed More than Biodiesel and Threatens Argentine Exports

(Clarin.com  Rural (Google Translation)) The northern country expanded its soybean crush capacity for the production of renewable diesel, which would lead to an extra supply of oilseed meal and a drop in pellet prices. -- The large oil refineries in

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China's Zanyu to Spend USD147.6 Million to Make Biodiesel in Malaysia

(Yicai Global) Zanyu Technology Group, a Chinese manufacturer of surfactants and oleochemicals, plans to invest CNY1 billion (USD147.6 million) to build a plant in Malaysia to branch out into the business of biodiesel production. Zanyu's new factory, located in the Palm Oil

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China’s Corn-Based Ethanol Fuel Threatens Food Security while Crowding the Market, State Commentary Warns

by Silvia Ma (South China Morning Post)  - China is facing a corn-supply shortfall that could put it at the mercy of imports, even as domestic output has seen sharp increases in the last couple of years; - Beijing has

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New Poll: Voters Support Ethanol and RFS, Oppose EV Mandates

(Renewable Fuels Association) A new survey of registered voters shows robust support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard, while also revealing significant opposition to policies that ban liquid fuels or mandate electric vehicles. The poll was conducted for the Renewable

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech and Transforming Carbon

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) With proven technology at the nexus of two mandated markets, industrial and consumer — LanzaTech has been on fire in recent months. Here’s more on their commercial operating plants, plants scheduled to complete construction in

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