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ACWA Power and Tunisian Government Sign MOU for Major Green Hydrogen Project

(ACWA Power)  - ACWA Power to explore the development of major green hydrogen project with a first phase of a capacity of 200,000 tonnes per year powered by 4GW of renewable energy.   - Tunisia is envisioned as a central node for green hydrogen

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Introduction of the New “OK Renewable Carbon” Certificate: Award Ceremony for the First Products

(Renewable Carbon News)  TÜV AUSTRIA, the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) and the nova-Institute introduce the new certificate at the Renewable Materials Conference in Siegburg -- Defossilisation and renewable carbon economy are new terms that have been circulating for a few years now

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Sparfell Offers Book-and-Claim Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Charles Alcock (AIN Online) The aircraft management and charter group's fleet of aircraft is growing -- Aircraft management and charter group Sparfell is working to boost the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) through a book-and-claim scheme offered by its new

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European Airlines Call on Policymakers to Help “Supercharge” Domestic SAF Production

by Christopher Surgenor (GreenAir Online) Carriers meeting at the annual Airlines for Europe (A4E) Summit in Brussels called on policymakers to “supercharge” the production of sustainable aviation fuels across Europe through the introduction of competitive tax credits and the funding and

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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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Vanguard Renewables 10 Years On

by Jim Lane and John Hanselman (Biofuels Digest) “In this period of a very, very short timeframe over several months, back in 2012. for a series of completely disassociated reasons. I had a whole bunch of kind of folks coming to

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Austrians Aim to Install a Green Methanol Plant in Paraguay with a USD 75 Million Investment

(Government of Paraguay) A group of Austrian investors aim to invest USD 75 million in Paraguay, with a projection of USD 500 million, to install a green methanol plant for export to the European market. During a meeting at the ministerial headquarters,

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Bears, Cars and Angry Farmers Fuel Green Backlash

by Karl Mathiesen, Nicolas Camut, Zia Weise, Charlie Cooper and Louise Guillot (Politico) A 28-country guide to how climate policies are splitting Europe. -- And Green parties are taking the hit — polling shows they will face deep electoral pain when EU citizens

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European Airlines Secure Supplies of Low-Carbon Jet Fuel

 by Anna Mackenzie, Stéphanie Hamel, Marta Frąckowiak, and Andrey Sychev (Reuters) European airlines are signing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) deals needed to meet carbon-reduction targets set by the European Union. The adoption of alternative fuels made from bio-based materials could cut carbon emissions by up to 80%

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Germany Ranks Third Among EU Biodiesel Exporters – UFOP Calls for Inclusion of HVO in Official Statistics

(Biofuels Central) Germany ranks third among EU biodiesel exporters – UFOP calls for inclusion of HVO in official statistics. According to recent information published by EUROSTAT, Germany delivered around 9 per cent more biodiesel (FAME) to other EU member states in the

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Is There a Future for Biodiesel in Europe?

by Edgar Ahn (BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH/Biobased Diesel Daily)  A comprehensive look at the policy landscape and market opportunities for fatty acid methyl esters in the European Union. --  ... A group of experts from the Dutch Rabobank anticipates a sharp decline in

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OMV and Microsoft Accelerate Decarbonization of Corporate Air Travel and Its Supply Chain Logistics

(OMV Group)  OMV and Microsoft sign an agreement for the purchase of Sustainable Aviation Fuel certificates (SAFc); OMV SAF Business solutions is tailored to help organizations reach their climate targets (Scope 3); “Chain of custody” model enables Microsoft to accelerate the decarbonization of

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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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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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Ball Beverage Packaging and Coca-Cola Launch HVO trial

(Biofuels International) Ball Beverage Packaging and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) have announced a new UK trial of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) part fuelled vehicles. A 12-month trial began in October which could reduce supply chain CO2e emissions by around 300 tonnes per

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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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Austrian Airlines Forced to Admit 100% SAF Flights Were False Advertisement

by Rytis Beresnevicius (Aerotime Hub) Austrian Airlines was found guilty of misleading travelers in an advertising campaign that suggested its flights used 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). A court ruled that the carrier post a corrective statement on its website and social

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Lufthansa Group Offers Special Fare with 100 percent Sustainable Aviation Fuel for Passengers Traveling to the UN World Climate Conference in Dubai

(Lufthansa Group) Offer for travelers flying to COP28 from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium with the Lufthansa Group; Offset of CO₂ emissions entirely through Sustainable Aviation Fuel; Free rebooking option and bike rental voucher as well as e-limousine hotel transfer for Business Class

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Diamond DA42-VI Flying with Sustainable Aviation Fuel for the First Time

(Diamond Aircraft) A Diamond DA42-VI training aircraft, powered by the Austro Engine AE300, from European Flight Academy carries out circuit of the aerodrome at Bremen airport. --  Last Monday (September 25, 2023), following extensive tests and preparations, training aircraft from the European

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SPAR Austria Adopts Bio-Based Fuel in Five Regions

(SPAR Austria) SPAR Austria is moving towards their sustainable mobility goals with an intermediate step of switching to bio-based fuel powering their vehicles. Renewable energy sources As part of an ambitious commitment to power their logistic operations with renewable energy sources by 2050,

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Pyroliq II: Pyrolysis and Liquefaction of Biomass and Wastes 2023

by Anthony Dufour, Franco Berruti, Manuel Garcia-Perez and Wolter Prins (IEA Bioenergy Task 34 Newsletter Direct Thermochemical Liquefaction) ... Pyroliq is a forum for discussion about the recent advances in the pyrolysis and liquefaction technologies of biomass and wastes. The final program

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OMV to Supply Air France-KLM with 2,000t Sustainable Aviation Fuel This Year

(OMV AG)  OMV and Air France-KLM committed to playing active role in reducing the aviation industry's carbon footprint; Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enables Air France-KLM to purchase more than 300,000 metric tons of SAF from OMV by 2030; OMV the integrated energy, fuels

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Kneissl Touristik Invests in Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Lufthansa Group

by Kanchan Nath (Travel Daily Media) Kneissl Touristik is among the first Austrian tour operators to invest in the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for flights with Austrian Airlines and other airlines of the Lufthansa Group. The family-run company (Kneissl Touristik

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German Biodiesel Exports up 16% in 1st Half of 2023

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e. V. (UFOP)/Biobased Diesel Daily) Germany’s foreign trade in biodiesel is poised to be brisk in 2023. Exports in the first six months rose 16 percent on the year-earlier period. Imports declined 11 percent. The export surplus

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SPOTLIGHT | SAF Feedstock Flexibility via Pretreatment

(SAF Magazine)  With the Distinct Knowhow that BDI BioEnergy Has Gained Regarding Oils and Fats in General Since the Early 1990s, the Company Knows All the Critical Factors and Is Able to Provide Appropriate, Tailor-Made Solutions. With demand for SAF feedstocks

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Sustainability of Biofuels: The Feedstock Challenge

by Manfred Baumgartner (BDI-BioEnergy International) Refiners need to face up to the issue of sustainability and climate targets and become greener, and therefore move more in the direction of renewable diesel. My presentation gives an overview of the feedstocks that can be

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It's All about Feedstock: What Biobased Diesel Producers Need to Know to Develop a Common-Sense Feedstock Specification

by Christine Riedl (BDI-BioEnergy International) In the most relevant market newsletters, feedstocks like used cooking oil (UCO) or animal fats are specified by the free fatty acid (FFA) content, moisture, insoluble impurities and unsaponifiable matter (MIU), and sometimes sulfur. But

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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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Yosemite Clean Energy Receives $5M Grant to Advance Ultra-Low Carbon Fuels for Sustainable Future

(Yosemite Clean Energy/Newswire) The grant will support YCE's ongoing efforts to advance the development and utilization of ultra-low carbon hydrogen-based technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, decrease air pollution, prevent wildfires, and achieve California's climate change and clean air goals.  Yosemite Clean

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Germany, Italy Support New Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline Project

by Rachel More and Francesca Landini (Reuters)  German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he is pleased that Italy and Germany have agreed to push ahead with work on the construction of a pipeline to transport gas and hydrogen between the

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After More than 15 Years, BDI’s RepCat Technology Comes of Age

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) The commissioning of three new plants in less than a handful of months marks a milestone for the decade-and-a-half-old “new” biodiesel technology. BDI-BioEnergy International, the Austrian biodiesel process-technology provider and plant builder whose pioneering achievements in

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Interview: Varying EU Ethanol Mandates Cloud Biofuel Demand Outlook: ePURE

by Thomas Washington and Harry Clyne (S&P Gobal)  Prices likely rangebound through 2023 after 2022 spike; Advanced fuel production most efficient when derived from crop-based fuel -- Reliable demand forecasts for ethanol uptake in the EU are made harder by the piecemeal

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OMV Petrom Cuts Carbon Intensity of Operations in 2022 by 11%

(OMV/Biobased Diesel Daily)  OMV Petrom, the largest integrated energy company in southeastern Europe, has published its sustainability report for 2022. It provides an overview of the economic, environmental and social impact of OMV Petrom’s operations, as well as the commitments and progress

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Repsol and Ryanair Sign Agreement to Promote the Use of Renewable Fuels

(Repsol)  -  The alliance reinforces the role of both companies as relevant players in the decarbonization of the aviation sector and establishes a collaboration framework to move towards a sustainable air transport.   - Repsol will provide Ryanair with access to

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More EU Countries Adopt E10 Fuel Blend with Renewable Ethanol to Reduce Emissions

(ePURE)  As the EU considers the best way to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from road transport today and in the coming decades, more countries are turning to a solution that delivers proven results: E10, a petrol blend with up to 10% renewable ethanol. This

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Diamond Aircraft Is Working on the Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

(Diamond Aircraft) Eco-consciousness and responsible use of resources has always been at the core of Diamond Aircraft. The history started with efficient and lead-free jet-fuel engines and is going forward with electrification as well as alternative fuels and propulsion systems.

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Technology Advances in Liquid Biofuels and Renewable Gas – WS28 Summary Report

(IEA Bioenergy)  IEA Bioenergy held its biannual workshop on 17 October 2022 in Vienna, in conjunction with its Executive Committee meeting (ExCo90). The workshop on ‘Technology advances in liquid biofuels and renewable gas’ was held in hybrid form and was organised

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German Pipeline Firms Say They Will 'Make Hydrogen Happen' in 2025

by Vera Eckert (Reuters) Germany's Gascade, Ontras and terranets have agreed to convert high-pressure gas pipelines to transport low-carbon hydrogen from the Baltic Sea all the way the south of the country by 2025, the companies said on Thursday. The three pipeline

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Cargo-Partner Completes Ljubljana Expansion and SAF Flight

(AirCargo News) Logistics firm cargo-partner has officially opened its expanded logistics facility close to Slovenia’s Ljubljana Airport and announced a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) project.  ... SAF investment Meanwhile, in early December, cargo-partner and Lufthansa handled their first SAF shipment directly from Vienna Airport. The

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WIZZ Air and OMV Sign an Agreement to Supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(WIZZ Air) Memorandum of Understanding to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) between 2023-2030; Enables Wizz Air to purchase up to 185,000 metric tons of SAF from OMV; Co-operation reaffirms Wizz Air’s ambitious sustainability commitment Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally

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OMV and Wood Sign MoU for Commercial Licensing of ReOil® Technology

(OMV Group) OMV, the international, integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, and Wood, a global leader in consulting and engineering solutions in energy and materials markets, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a mutually exclusive

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Renewable Diesel & SAF Roundup

(Biomass Magazine) U.S. renewable diesel capacity continues to rapidly expand and is poised to surpass operating biodiesel capacity, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Sept. 30. Biodiesel capacity fell to 2.089 billion gallons in July, down 126

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OMV and RYANAIR Sign MoU to Supply 160,000 Tons Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(OMV Group) The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for the next 8 years; The MoU enables Ryanair to purchase up to 160,000 tons of SAF from OMV; OMV and

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OMV and Lufthansa Group Further Strengthen Partnership with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(OMV Group)  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to supply a total of more than 800,000 tons Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) between 2023 and 2030 Cooperation to include new locations and new SAF production technologies  OMV already supplying SAF to Austrian

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The Bio-CNG European Tour Arrives in the North Cape

(Alt Fuels/Associazione Torino-Pechino)  Is it therefore possible to reach the North Cape using only biomethane? In the summer of 2022, the answer is almost yes, given that the car driven by Guido Guerrini and Fabio Cofferati for the Bio-CNG European Tour, which

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Phillips 66 and H2 Energy Europe Close on Joint Venture to Create European Network of Hydrogen Refueling Stations

(Phillips 66)  JET H2 Energy combines companies’ retail and hydrogen expertise to form a leading player in hydrogen mobility  --  Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) and H2 Energy Europe (“H2 Energy”) today (July 19, 2022) announced they have closed on a 50-50

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New Bio-CNG Europen Tour Will Reach the Arctic Circle --- July 20 - August 5, 2022 --- Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway

(Associazione Culturale Torino-Pechino/NGV Journal)  The Associazione Culturale Torino-Pechino (Torpec 2008), whose main area of ​​activity is the organization of trips outside the central tourist routes, with particular interest in the social, historical and geopolitical dimension of the regions crossed, has presented

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Waste-to-Fuels Demo Plant, Research Facility Opens in Vienna

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) A demonstration facility has opened in Vienna, Austria, at the site of a waste-incineration plant where syngas from wood waste, sewage sludge and paper-industry residues is cleaned and, using a gas-to-liquid process such as Fischer-Tropsch,

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SAF Production Expands for a Low-Carbon Future

by Scott Jenkins (Chemical Engineering Magazine)  ... The current environmental and geopolitical situation is prompting petroleum refiners across the globe to evaluate their assets and explore how to adapt to a carbon-constrained future, and one in which the negative climate effects

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Scientists Solve the Mystery about the Active Phase in Catalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction

(Stockholm University Department of Physics) An international research team led by researchers of Stockholm University has for the first time been able to study the surface of a copper-zinc catalyst when carbon dioxide is reduced to methanol. The results – obtained

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OMV and AEG Fuels Bring SAF to Market at Vienna Airport

(Biofuels International)  OMV and Associated Energy Group are working together to distribute regional sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by OMV in Austria. The two companies have agreed to market an on-demand quantity of SAF in 2022, allowing end users, mainly from

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Hexagon Adds Bio-LNG and Liquid Hydrogen to Its Clean Fuel Portfolio

(Hexagon Composites/NGV Journal) Hexagon Composites signed an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in Cryoshelter GmbH, an Austria based company specialized in the development of cryogenic tank technology for renewable LNG and liquid hydrogen. The Hexagon Group today provides CNG, including renewable

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Biodiesel Refinery Celebrates Expansion that Makes It Largest of Its Kind in Western U.S.

by John Cox (Bakersfield.com)  A clean-energy project two years and more than $40 million in the making got a proper christening Thursday as Denver-based Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings LLC celebrated an expansion that cements its position as the largest producer

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Green Gas Trading Platform Launched in Austria

(Bioenergy Insight)  A new platform for the trading of green gases, such as biogas and hydrogen, has been launched in Austria. The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH), a fully consolidated company of OMV Group, launched the CEGH GreenGas Platform with

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Oil Majors Look to Co-processing as a Rapid Route to Producing Sustainable Aviation Fuels at Scale

by Susan van Dyk (GreenAir Online)  The demand for SAF is high but supply remains limited as facilities are still under construction, and production in many cases is years away. But since last year, several oil companies have started producing

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15 Mgy Biodiesel Plant Using BDI’s RepCat Technology Comes Online in Hungary

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  Rossi Biofuel, a 25/75 joint venture between MOL Group and Envien Group, cut the ribbon for its new biodiesel plant in Komárom, Hungary, March 11. The facility, sized at 15 million gallons per year

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Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Runs on Biofuel while Tackling Ice Track

by Chris Bruce (Motor 1)  The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS and Clubsport come ready to take on the track, but an ice racing course in Zell am See, Austria, is probably not the circuit where you expect to see them. To

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Germany, Denmark Seek More Ambition from EU on Green Aviation Fuel

by Kate Abnett (Reuters) European Union plans to require the aviation sector to use more sustainable fuels are not ambitious enough and the EU should let member states set their own tougher requirements, seven countries have said. The European Commission last summer

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2 Swiss Pilots Fly around the World to Advocate for Greener Aviation

(Diamondo Earthrounding/Biobased Diesel Daily) Diamondo Earthrounding, a nonprofit initiative, driven by a team of nine young aviators, departed Zurich, Switzerland, in a Diamond DA50 RG 5-seater aircraft Jan. 2, flying in an easterly direction to visit multiple airports, cities and sustainable

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Firsts for Biomethane – 1st of Its Kind Network for Biomethane Industry, Scotland’s 1st Biomethane Refuelling Station Opens

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) ... First, the biomethane industry sets a 1st of its kind European Network to facilitate the tracking and exchange of renewable gas certificates and boost biomethane trading across Europe. ... In today’s Digest, what the REGATRACE EU

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OMV, Austrian Airlines Take off with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Austrian Airlines/Biobased Diesel Daily) For the first time ever, OMV and Austrian Airlines are producing and using regional sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Austria. The two companies agreed on the production and fueling of 1,500 metric tons of SAF in 2022.

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Trends of Bioenergy in the Member Countries of IEA Bioenergy

(IEA Bioenergy/Electric Energy Online) IEA Bioenergy has just released its updated Country Reports, showing the trends of bioenergy in the IEA Bioenergy member countries up to 2019, looking at the role of bioenergy in total energy supply (TES), in electricity use,

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EU Plans Single Database to Certify Carbon Content of Hydrogen, Low-Carbon Fuels

by Nikolaus J. Kurmayer (EURACTIV.com) The European Commission is preparing to launch an EU-wide database to certify the carbon footprint of hydrogen and other low-carbon fuels in a harmonised way. The carbon certification of hydrogen production – currently 96% reliant on

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High-Purity Hydrogen Produced from Biogas in Austria

(Bioenergy Insight) Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria and start-up Rouge H2 Engineering have produced high-purity hydrogen from biogas directly at a biogas plant. Green hydrogen is seen as a ‘beacon of hope’ in the energy and mobility revolution,

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On Announces CleanCloud™ - Turning Carbon Emissions into Running Shoes in Cooperation with LanzaTech and Borealis

(On, Inc./CISION) Swiss sports brand On leads supply chain coalition to reshape carbon waste into running shoes  -- Main Facts: - On announces CleanCloud™ - a sustainability initiative using carbon emissions to create foam for running shoes. - On is moving away from petroleum-based

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BDI Celebrates 25 Years of Innovation in Biodiesel—and Much More

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Twenty-five years ago, on Sept. 12, 1996, Wilhelm Hammer and Helmut Gössler founded BDI-Anlagenbau GmbH, launching the beginning of an impressive corporate history that changed the global biodiesel landscape with its “from waste to value”

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Yosemite Clean Energy Has Secured Their First Plant Site Commercial Scale Carbon-Negative Biofuels from Waste Wood, Stewarding California Forests and Farmland

(Yosemite Clean Energy/PR Newswire)  Yosemite Clean Energy (Yosemite), announced today (October 28, 2021) they have secured the site for developing their first carbon-negative green hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG) production plant in Oroville, California, with groundbreaking scheduled for Q2 of

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Deciphering Biofuels Policies across Europe

(Biofuels International)  Even as Europe considers a major revamp of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) governing EU biofuels policy until 2030, member states have been working to meet a fast approaching deadline to implement the legislation in its current form,

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Microbes in Cow Stomachs Can Help Recycle Plastic

by Nicoletta Lanese (Live Science) Microbes fished from the stomachs of cows can gobble up certain kinds of plastic, including the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) used in soda bottles, food packaging and synthetic fabrics. Scientists uncovered these microbes in liquid that was drawn

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AGQM Releases Latest Biodiesel Quality Report

(AGQM/Biobased Diesel Daily) Germany’s Biodiesel Quality Management Association (AGQM) has just published its Biodiesel Quality Report 2020, which demonstrates that biodiesel from Germany and Austria is of the highest quality. Since 2010, AGQM has published the annual Biodiesel Quality Report on

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Trains, Planes and CO2 Emissions

by Matthew Choi (Politico's Morning Energy)  Aviation is a leading source of emissions in Europe, and absent an immediate way to reduce CO2, European governments are trying to reduce the flying. France’s parliament is pondering legislation that would ban many

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BioDiesel Production as a Safe Disposal Route for High-Risk Fats

(BioEnergy International) RepCAT, a new process by BCI-BioEnergy Internationa, Austrian plant manufacturer and technology provider, has been approved  --  BDI’s RepCAT technology approved for safe disposal of high-risk fat material. World’s first biodiesel production process to use a recyclable catalyst. Using this

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Austrian Airlines Enables Choice of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Austrian Airlines/Biobased Diesel Daily) Austrian Airlines passengers can now additionally select the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for their flight in the booking process. In doing so, they compensate for the CO2 emissions generated on their respective flight. The

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OMV to Pilot Glycerin-to-Propanol Process in Austria

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  Austria-based oil and gas company OMV is making plans to invest 30 million euros to build a pilot plant at its Schwechat refinery outside of Vienna to produce biobased propanol from glycerin, a byproduct

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EU Needs Phase-out Date for New Petrol and Diesel Cars, Nine Countries Say

by Marine Strauss, Kate Abnett (Reuters)  The European Commission should set a date to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars across the European Union to align the transport sector with climate goals, nine member countries said on Wednesday. Led by

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Biodiesel Sales Reach Record Level in 2020: German Biodiesel Exports Reach a New High

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen (UFOP)) Since the introduction of the quota system in 2007, the admixture of biofuels to diesel fuel reached a record level of around 2.8 million tonnes. The Union for the Promotion of Oil

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CAC Builds Biofuel Plant for OMV in Schwechat, Austria

(Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz)  CAC is building one of the first biofuel plants in Europe incorporating innovative co-processing technology for its customer OMV. OMV invests nearly 200 million euros in industrial plant following development of innovative co-processing technology. Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz (CAC) has been assigned

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Austria to End Crediting of Biofuels from Palm Oil in July

(Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP)/Biobased Diesel Daily)  The accounting of biofuels with a high risk of indirect land use change (iLUC) will end in Austria July 1. This exclusion is provided for in the late-January

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OMV to Coprocess Renewable Diesel at Schwechat Refinery Near Vienna

by Ron Kotrba (Bio-based Diesel Daily) Multinational oil, gas and petrochemical company based in Vienna, Austria, is investing 200 million euros at its Schwechat refinery southeast of Vienna to co-process up to 160,000 metric tons of vegetable oils—including used cooking oil

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First Delivery: AustroCel Hallein Supplies OMV with Advanced Bioethanol

(OMV) The test run of the world’s largest bioethanol plant based on wood has proven successful; OMV and AustroCel start cooperation with second-generation bioethanol; 1.5 million liters a month of the advanced biofuel will be delivered from January 2021; Substituting

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University of Eastern Finland Announces partnership with European Bioeconomy University's Erasmus+ project to bring together bioeconomy studies

(Science Business/University of Eastern Finland) The School of Forest Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland is a partner in a new Erasmus+ project of the European Bioeconomy University, EBU, which seeks to develop a mechanism to enhance bioeconomy students’ cross-sectoral

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European Commission Confirms Sustainability of European Biofuels, Yet Sends Mixed Messages on Their Future

(ePURE) A new report from the European Commission underlines the importance and sustainability of renewable ethanol, but also reveals yet again the Commission's strangely contradictory stance wanting to minimise the role of biofuels in achieving the EU Green Deal. Published on 14

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Austrocel to Kick off Bioethanol Production at the End of Year

(EUWID Pulp and Paper News) Dissolving pulp producer Austrocel has a multi-year bioethanol supply agreement with Austria's oil and gas company OMV. -- Austria's dissolving pulp producer Austrocel is making progress with the construction of the 30 million litres production facility

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New System for Widespread Availability of Green Hydrogen

(Alpha Galileo/Graz University of Technology)   Hydrogen researchers at Graz University of Technology, together with the Graz-based start-up Rouge H2 Engineering, have developed a cost-effective process for the decentralised production of high-purity hydrogen. As an alternative propulsion technology in the transport sector,

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Implementation Agendas: 2018-2019 Update Compare and Contrast Transport Biofuels Policies

by Mahmood Ebadian, James D. McMillan, Jack (John) N. Saddler and Susan van Dyk (University of British Columbia, Canada/National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA/IEA Bioenergy) Global production and use of transport biofuels Global biofuels production has continued to increase over the last decade,

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Biodiesel Boss: Green Deal Could Use Available Technologies ‘Without Prejudices’

by Sarantis Michalopoulos (EURACTIV.com) The much-awaited re-visit of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) as part of the new Green Deal should get rid of “prejudices” and take advantage of technologies and products already placed on the market, a biodiesel stakeholder

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Biofuels Industry Tackling Challenges

by Susan Reidy (World-Grain.com) Despite a challenging environment, the global biofuels industry is holding steady and driving ahead with new policies, innovations and legislation to promote more robust growth in the future. In the EU, 2020 marks the deadline for certain greenhouse

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L.A. Petroleum Magnate Convicted in Sprawling Biofuel Tax Scheme

by Matthew Ormseth (Los Angeles Times)  ... The verdict — guilty on 10 felony counts — was not just a courtroom defeat for (Lev Aslan) Dermen, one that will likely result in a significant prison sentence. It brought to an

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Prehistoric Microbes Valorize Carbon Dioxide under High Pressure to 'Green Gas'

(Krajete GmbH/TechXplore)  A completely new kind of bioreactor for the biological production of methane has enabled the use of extremely high pressure levels for the first time—and set new efficiency standards for the conversion of CO2 and H2 into methane. This significant

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Innovations in Biodiesel Technology

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  New biodiesel process technologies continue to emerge, promising optimization of production through greater efficiencies and lower costs.  --  Crown Iron Works: ... The global Minnesota-based firm has built 50 biodiesel plants around the world. Like

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World's Largest "Green" Hydrogen Pilot Facility Commences Operation

by Mary Page Bailey (Chemical Engineering) What is currently the world’s largest pilot plant for the CO2-neutral production of hydrogen has successfully commenced operation at the Linz site of voestalpine AG (Linz, Austria; www.voestalpine.com), simultaneously setting an international milestone in the advancement

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Top European Specialists on Renewable Gases Join Forces in R2Gas

(Netzwerk Betriebstoffe) In July 2019 the CEOs of some of the top specialized SMEs on renewable gases in Europe decided to join forces in a new association called R2Gas (Research Centre for renewable gases) to further develop the production technology of

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Europe, US Aim to Boost Ethanol Share in Gasoline, but Obstacles Remain

by Solomon Lanitis, Chrysa Glystra and Wesley Swift (S&P Global Platts)  Ambitious emissions targets are driving governments across the globe to mandate greater use of biofuels in gasoline, and higher-ethanol blends of gasoline look set to make further inroads in the EU

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Solar Fuel Turns to Plants for Inspiration

(European Commission)  An 'artificial leaf' being developed by EU-funded researchers to produce fuel from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water, could tackle soaring global energy demands, the growing impact of climate change, and dwindling supplies of fossil fuels.  --  Developing new sources of

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Muenzer’s 1st Community-Scale UCO Biodiesel Plant in India Opens

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  European biodiesel producer Muenzer Bioindustrie GmbH has opened its first biodiesel plant outside of Europe in Navi Mumbai, India. According to Harald Sigl, head of corporate communications and public affairs for the Austria-based company, Muenzer Bioindustrie

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BioSNG Bulletin: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to Biomass to Synthetic Natural Gas (BioSNG)

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Mark Robertson, from Small Planet Engineering and a member of Lee Enterprises Consulting offers this illuminating overview of renewable natural gas via biomass gasification and methanation, biogas upgrading to RNG, BioSNG developments, challenges, opportunities and more. Lee

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Biorefineries Assessment: The Digest’s 2019 Multi-Slide Guide to IEA Bioenergy Task 42

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  IEA Bioenergy Task 42 is working on the analysis and assessment of biorefining in the whole value chain in order to meet its mission to facilitate the commercialisation and market deployment of biorefinery systems & technologies. Johannes Lindorfer from

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GLOBAL BIOENERGIES: First Production of Isobutene from Wheat Straw at Demo Scale

(Global Bioenergies/Globe Newswire)  New phase for the H2020 Optisochem project after 18 months of activity; Sugars from wheat straw produced at Clariant's Sunliquid® pre-commercial plant have been shipped to Global Bioenergies' Leuna demo plant; Successful test runs for production of straw-based isobutene, batches delivered

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A Geospatial View of Biodiesel Activity

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine provides a visual of prominent project development activities over the past year. READ MORE

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Biodiesel’s Cutting Edge

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine profiles nine companies whose process technologies, products and services are on the frontline of change in this industry. Third Coast Commodities Biodiesel feedstock trading is evolving, and Third Coast Commodities is one of the firms ushering

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Bioenergy Retrofits for Europe’s Industry

(Netzwerk Biotreibstoffe) BIOFIT (www.biofit-h2020.eu) is an EU project that aims to facilitate the introduction of bioenergy retrofitting in Europe’s industry. The BIOFIT project will – during its 3-year duration - facilitate the introduction of bioenergy retrofitting in five specific industries, namely

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SEAT and Snam Join Forces to Boost Sustainable Mobility in Europe

(SEAT/NGV Journal)  SEAT President Luca de Meo and Snam CEO Marco Alverà signed a strategic agreement in Milan to promote the use of CNG and biomethane for sustainable mobility, as well as joint research and development projects in this scope. SEAT

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EEA Report Confirms: Electric Cars Are Better for Climate and Air Quality

(European Environment Agency)  Battery electric cars emit less greenhouse gases and air pollutants over their entire life cycle than petrol and diesel cars, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published today (November 22, 2018). Promoting renewable energy and circular

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European Bioeconomy University: UEF and UNIBO Join Four Universities to Form International Alliance with Focus on Bioeconomy

(Science/Business)  Europe’s leading universities in the field of the bioeconomy are looking to further intensify their existing cooperation to develop common problem-solving approaches for society’s most urgent challenges. JOINT PRESS RELEASE from the Universities of Hohenheim, Bologna, and Eastern Finland, AgroParisTech, BOKU

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Can We Produce Enough Green Hydrogen to Save the World?

(FuelCellsWorks) ... 'Hydrogen and fuels derived (from it) is capable of reducing the carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels in the very, very long term, down to zero,’ said Klaus Scheffer, project manager at Siemens. ‘You don’t need fossil energies in a

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Biodiesel - The World's Most Eco-Friendly Fuel Already in Georgia!

(Georgia Today)  As a result of successful Austrian-Georgian cooperation, the first biodiesel enterprise has opened in Georgia. Martin Mitelbak, PHD Doctor of Chemistry; Murman Pataraia, the founder of Biodiesel Georgia; Rusudan Ramazashvili, General Director of Frego; and Kakha Karchkhadze, renowned researcher

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Oilseed Group Avril Launches 100 pct Biodiesel Fuel in France

by Sybille de La Hamaide (Reuters) Oilseed processor Avril launched France’s first biodiesel-only fuel on Thursday, which it said should help the group drive sales growth at a time when it faces major competition in its home market from massive imports. Biodiesel

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Biofuel from a Container

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft/TechExplore)  ... Even then, gasoline would still be required to power combustion engines, which will be operating for decades to come. The only sustainable way to keep us mobile is to replace this gasoline with alternative fuels. Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute

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West Coast Biodiesel Consolidation: Crimson Acquires SeQuential

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  California-based biodiesel producer Crimson Renewable Energy LP has acquired SeQuential, a vertically integrated biodiesel producer based in Oregon. With the acquisition, Crimson will gain increased feedstock supply options for its biodiesel production facility in Bakersfield, California,

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Over 70% Bioethanol Engine Developed

(Biofuels International)  An Austrian university of technology, TU Wien (TUW), announced in a public release that it has developed a diesel engine that utilises over 70% bioethanol. TUW detailed the technology used in the development of the engine, which uses both diesel

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Cars Could Run on Hydrogen Made From Plastic

by Alan Harman  (Wards Auto)  Chemistry department researcher Moritz Kuehnel says light-absorbing materials are added to the plastic before it is placed in an alkaline solution and then exposed to sunlight, which creates hydrogen. Discarded plastic could be used to fuel cars with

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EU Pushes Back against Weakening of Aviation Emissions Deal

by Julia Fioretti (Reuters)  European countries are pushing back against any weakening of the rules underpinning a landmark global agreement to cap airline emissions at 2020 levels, especially those related to the types of aviation biofuels that can be used. France, Norway, Finland,

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SEKAB Receives Major EU Funding to Demonstrate the Production of Isobutene-Derived Gasoline and Jetfuel from Wood

(SEKAB)  European financing package amounting to €13.9 million, of which €4.2 million for SEKAB E-Technology AB. Industry consortium led by Global Bioenergies and bringing together SEKAB E-Technology, Graanul Invest, Neste Engineering Solutions, Repsol, PEAB, SkyNRG, Ajinomoto Eurolysine, IPSB, TechnipFMC and Linz

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Austrocel to Increase Dissolving Pulp Capacity and Enter Biofuels Production

(EUWID-Paper)  Total investment at the former Schweighofer Fiber mill in Hallein amounts to €60m.  --  Dissolving pulp manufacturer Austrocel plans to invest approximately €60m to expand and diversify production at its Hallein plant in Austria. The investment project aims at increasing disolving

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Are We There Yet? Europe’s Nagging Call for Sustainable Mobility

by Michael Eggleston* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  When it comes to getting from point A to point B, getting to our destination has unfortunately overshadowed the process of how we should get there. As a result, resolving issues such as resource

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Global Bioenergies and an Industrial Consortium Including Sekab, Neste Engineering Solutions, Repsol and SkyNRG Receive Major EU Funding to Demonstrate the Production of Isobutene-Derived Gasoline and Jetfuel from Wood

(Global Bioenergies)  European grant amounting to €13.9 million, of which €5.7 million for Global Bioenergies Industry consortium led by Global Bioenergies and bringing together Sekab, Graanul Invest, Neste Engineering Solutions, Repsol, Peab Asfalt, SkyNRG, Ajinomoto Eurolysine, IPSB, TechnipFMC and Linz University Aim at

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IEA Bioenergy Publishes Success Stories

(International Energy Agency)  IEA Bioenergy has started to make a collection of success stories in the field of bioenergy. This is not intended to be a comprehensive exercise, but to provide a number of examples with a broad coverage in terms

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Biodiesel Agents of Change

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine spotlights four companies—a respected producer, a service-oriented wholesaler, a 200-year old chemical firm, and a fuel conditioning company—that enable biodiesel's role as an effective change agent. PQ Corp.  ... John Votta, global business director for PQ’s silica

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Against the Odds

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Continued investment and expansion took place in the U.S. biodiesel sector throughout 2017, despite rising political uncertainty and a lapsed tax credit. Here is an overview of some of the activity, plus a special sidebar story

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Austrian NGO Slams Aviation Biofuels as “Dangerous” Greenwashing

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Austria, Finance and Trade Watch argue in their new report that aviation biofuels and other cleaner initiatives by the aviation industry to reduce their environmental footprint is just green washing because they say the goals set are

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DEUTZ Approves Engines for the Use of Alternative Fuels

(DEUTZ)  ...   DEUTZ has now approved the engine series TCD 2.9 / 3.6 / 4.1 / 6.1 / 7.8 / 12.0 / 16.0 under the current EU Stage IV / US Tier 4 standard, as well as all older DEUTZ

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BDI Receives Further Order from US-American Customer

(BDI) The Austrian plant engineering company BDI – BioEnergy International AG (“BDI”) was awarded a contract for a new BioDiesel plant in the United States featuring BDIs latest technology. Recycling waste oils and fats into high-quality BioDiesel using patented BDI

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BDI to Construct Innovative Algae Production Plant in Austria

(BDI-BioEnergy International AG/Biodiesel Magazine)  Internationally renowned company BDI-BioEnergy International, so far known for development and construction of biodiesel plants, now takes the first step into implementation of an in-house developed algae technology, together with its subsidiary BDI-BioLife Science GmbH. The Styrian plant

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These Countries Want to Ban Gas and Diesel Cars

by Alanna Petroff (CNN) China, the world's largest car market, is working on a plan to ban the production and sale of vehicles powered only by fossil fuels.  It has plenty of company: India, France, Britain and Norway want to ditch gas and diesel cars in favor

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Enzymes at Work: Breaking Down Stubborn Cellulose for Biofuels

(Science Daily/Graz University of Technology)  Researchers have observed enzymes breaking down cellulose to aid the production of biofuels. ... Typically, biorefineries use a mix of hydrolytically active enzymes which utilize water molecules to breakdown plant material -- as happens in natural degradation processes.

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Integrated Bioenergy Hybrids: Flexible Renewable Energy Solutions

by Michael Eggleston* (Advanced Biofuels USA) On September 14, IEA Bioenergy presented a free international webinar entitled, “Integrated Bioenergy Hybrids - Flexible Renewable Energy Solutions” presented by Elina Hakkarainen. Designed to optimize the potential of a variety of different energy sources, an

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Austrian Market Is Fully Supplied with Biodiesel of Domestic Manufacture

(Ukrainian Biofuel Portal)  Such facts were published by ARGE, that unites six Austrian biodiesel manufacturers. As the facts indicate, it was produced 269 000 tones of biodiesel in 2014. In comparison with the last year the dimension of manufacture grew by

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Global Bioenergies, Clariant and INEOS Receive Major EU Funding to Demonstrate the Production of Isobutene Derivatives from Straw

(Global Bioenergies)  European financing package amounting to €9.8 million, of which €4.4 million for Global Bioenergies; Industry consortium led by Global Bioenergies and bringing together Clariant, INEOS, IPSB, TechnipFMC and Linz University; Aim: converting agricultural residues (wheat straw) into isobutene derivatives

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Waste to Fuels Viability: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Velocys Economics

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Velocys enables modular gas-to-liquids and biomass-to-liquids plants to convert unconventional, remote and problem gas and waste biomass into valuable, drop-in liquid fuels. After 15 years and some $300 million in investment, Velocys technology is headed for

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A Proven Biodiesel Process Technology Track Record

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  On BDI-BioEnergy International's 20-year anniversary, Biodiesel Magazine takes a look back at the company's beginnings, accomplishments and biodiesel production technology.  --  In September, dozens of biodiesel producers from around the world gathered in Vienna, Austria,

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Austria – Biofuels Technology, Research and Development

by Dina Bacovsky, Andrea Sonnleitner (Task39 Newsletter)  ...  Domestic FAME (fatty acid methyl ester) production in 2014 was 292,009 tonnes based on rapeseed (72%), used cooking oil (19%), animal fat (8%) and fatty acids (1%). The feedstock was sourced mainly from the

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Bacteria Turn Trees into Pollution-Eating Machines

by Anthony King (Horizon Magazine)  Hacking trees by adding bacteria to their roots could help scrub contaminated soil clean of chemicals and metals from industrial spillages and fallouts, a process known as gentle remediation. Once the approach is refined, it could

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Biochar Improves Crop Growth, Climate

(PR & D - Public Relations for Research & Education/Biomass Magazine)  The use of biochar in agriculture improves soil fertility, especially in tropical regions, and mitigates greenhouse gas emissions. A project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF studied the

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Come to Bioenergy Country: or, the Bioenergy Countries’ Report

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  In the EU, the International Energy Agency has released its Bioenergy Countries’ Report, outlining the national renewable energy targets, total primary energy supply and contribution of bioenergy.  We’ve presented the information relating to EU counties, below.

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£1.7m Boost for Biofuel Firm

(Motherwell Times)  A Newarthill project promoting the use of biodiesels has been awarded £1.7 million in EU funding. Argent Energy will coordinate partners from Austria, France and two from the UK, Perth-based Stagecoach Bus and Liverpool John Moores University, to

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Report Features Data on EU Pellet, Biogas Markets

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel market, including data on wood pellets and biogas. Regarding pellets, the report explains that

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Austrian Biodiesel Technology Provider Wins Award for BTL Process

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  BDI-BioEnergy International AG received an innovation award for its biomass-to-liquid technology, called BioCrack, March 29 during Austria’s State Awards Innovation 2016 ceremony held by the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Industry. BDI was awarded

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EEP Southern and East Africa Issues Call for Project Proposals DEADLINE: April 25, 2016

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In South Africa, the Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP S&EA) is seeking high-quality applications for projects in the two regions that can contribute to the reduction of poverty by promoting

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Biofuel or Biofraud? The Vast Taxpayer Cost of Failed Cellulosic and Algal Biofuels

by Almuth Ernsting (Independent Science News) ... The disastrous experience with Fischer-Tropsch biofuels is just one part of a much larger failure of cellulosic and algal biofuels, on which billions of dollars of public subsidies have been spent. ... Those are just the largest

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BDI Subsidiary Reopens Expanded Distillation Research Center

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine) UIC GmbH, a subsidiary of Austrian biodiesel technology provider BDI-BioEnergy International AG, has just reopened its expanded and modernized research center near Frankfurt, Germany, in Alzenau. According to BDI, UIC is a pioneer in fine vacuum

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New Funding Opportunity Commissioned by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

(Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)) The Programme "Beyond Europe" supports Austrian companies, research and university institutes and other organisations in creating and extending collaborations. The Call is open for all topics. Funding is available for projects in all technical disciplines. The applicant must

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Heineken Brewery Celebrates Achieving Carbon-Neutral Milestone

by Ron Kotrba (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Biodiesel process and biogas technology provider BDI-BioEnergy International AG and Brau Union Österreich, part of the international Heineken family, celebrated the opening of a new spent-grain fermentation plant at the Göss Brewery in Austria,

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Scotland's Argent Energy Commissions BDI for Multifeedstock Plant

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International AG announced it has been commissioned to implement the next phase of construction—installation of multifeedstock technology—at Argent Energy (U.K.) Ltd.’s 13 MMgy biodiesel plant in Motherwell, Scotland, owned by John Swire and

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For Biofuels and Climate, Location Matters

(Phys.org)  A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change shows that, when looking at the production site alone, growing biofuel crops can have a significant impact on climate depending on location and crop type. The study is the

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Ever-Evolving Biodiesel Technology Developments

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine) ... Even so-called conventional chemical processing is riddled with original approaches and unique twists. A cookie-cutter industry biodiesel is not. While too many technologies exist in this field to report on, Biodiesel Magazineoffers an overview of

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Quehenberger Group Chooses Biodiesel and SafetyPackage with Purchase of New MAN TGX

(Automotive World)  The Austrian logistics specialist Quehenberger has placed an order for 350 of the new 440 hp and 480 hp MAN TGX semitrailer tractors. Based in Straßwalchen near Salzburg, the company is a pioneer in the use of efficient

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At the Forefront of Sustainability: Scania Will Deliver about 1,500 Biodiesel Trucks in 2014

(Scania/Automotive World)  The company’s broad commitment to alternative fuels and sustainable development is now also becoming visible in the form of strong truck sales. In 2014 alone, Scania expects to deliver about 1,500 Euro 6 trucks in Europe that use

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Waste Management, Velocys, NRG, Ventech Form Renewables, Natgas-to-Fuels JV

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  First plant go/no-go expected in 2014; target: Oklahoma.  Future expansion in North America, UK, China. In Oklahoma, Velocys, Waste Management, NRG Energy, and Ventech Engineers International announced a joint venture to develop gas-to-liquids plants in the

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Biorefinery 2015 – The Shape of Advanced Biofuels to Come – Part II

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Today in part II, we look at a new set of technologies coming along that are redefining our ideas about scale and cost. ... A barrier to long term deployment? The $11 per gallon average capital

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VayuGrid Signs Agreement for Biofuel Zones in Zambia

(VayuGrid/PR NewsWire)  EEP-SEA Selects VayuSap™ Among 168 Other Projects for a Grant of Over $1 Million India-based VayuGrid and Zambia-based BetterWorld Energy have inked an agreement to partner on VayuSap™ biofuel development zones in Zambia. The development zones, based on Elite VayuSap™ trees, will

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