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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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Dissent Emerges in Europe over Unrealistic Political Favoritism Given to EVs, Hydrogen in Heavy-Duty Vehicle CO2 Standards

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  The European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Association, representing 55-plus stakeholders from the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel supply chain, noted in early February that it has become apparent that several member states including Germany are

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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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RFA Reports Record Ethanol Industry Export Value

by Cindy Zimmerman (Energy.AgWired.com)  According to new reports from the Renewable Fuels Association, the value of the U.S. ethanol industry’s exports hit a record level of just over $7.1 billion in 2023. The volume of ethanol exports was the third-highest level

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Estonia's ECA Representative: Future of Biofuels in the EU Remains Unclear

(News.err.ee) The European Court of Auditors (ECA) says it has identified three main problems in relation to the promotion of biofuels within the European Union, namely a less than stellar level of environmental friendliness, high production costs and a low availability

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BLE Publishes Evaluation and Experience Eeport 2022 - UFOP: GHG Efficiency Competition Reduces Biofuel Demand

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP) )  The Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP) is taking the evaluation and experience report 2022 recently published by the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) as an opportunity

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US RINs Complex Collapses in 2023, Driven by Oversupplied Biomass-Based Diesel Market

by Phillip Herring, Melvin Lee, Sofia Cabrera, Guadalupe Nunez (S&P Global) D4 RINs drop 68.4% since Jan 2023, suppressing D6 RINs; 2.16 billion gallons above the 2023 D4 RVO mandate; Strong incentives to produce/import biomass-based diesel; BO-HO continues to fall US D4 Renewable Identification Numbers

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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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IHI and ACME Signed Term Sheet to Supply Green Ammonia from India to Japan

(IHI) IHI and ACME Group, a leading renewable energy company in India, today signed a term sheet for the supply of green ammonia from Odisha, India to Japan. The term sheet was signed by Hiroshi Ide, President and CEO of IHI,

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The World’s Best Import Markets for Biodiesel

(Indexd Box/Global Trade) ... The import market for biodiesel has seen significant growth as countries look to meet their energy needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In this article, we will explore the world’s best import markets for biodiesel, using data from the

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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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A Research Project Paving the Way for Large-Scale Production of Green Hydrogen Energy Carriers in Chile

(Fraunhofer IEE) Together with its partners, Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE is paving the way for the establishment of large-scale production of green hydrogen and its downstream products in Chile. The project’s research focuses on the

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US Imports Record Volume of Biodiesel from Spain in October

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  The U.S. imported more biodiesel from Spain in October 2023 than ever before, according to new data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In October, the U.S. received more than 13.3 million gallons from Spain. This marks

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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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Why Don't More Irish Homes Use Biofuel as a Heating Method?

by Kya Delongchamps (Irish Examiner)  ... Oil boilers on offer today are for replacement use only. All are HVO-ready, and can seamlessly move from burning kerosene to burning HVO with a bit of light alteration. Not all properties easily suit a heat

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Biofuels Best Hope for Ag Markets: Hultman

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

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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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Historic Deal for Preem: Exporting Self-Produced Renewable HVO to the Netherlands

(Preem/PR Newswire) Sweden's largest fuel company, Preem, began its transition to renewable production ten years ago. Now, a historic deal has been finalized. A fully renewable HVO, produced at the Gothenburg refinery, has been exported for the first time in the company's history, an important

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Brazil to Raise Mandatory Biodiesel Mix, Halt Imports

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

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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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Boundless: Exporting to More Places

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

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Brazilian Biofuels Look for an Opening at COP28

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

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No Dilution in Ethanol-Petrol Blending Plan Despite Sugar Feedstock Curbs: Govt

by Sukalp Sharma (The Indian Express) The decision to stop diversion of sugar cane juice and sugar syrup for ethanol production, taken to ensure enough sugar supply in the country and keep prices of the sweetener in check, led to concerns

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

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

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Canada Confirms US Feedstocks Comply with CFR’s Land Use, Biodiversity Criteria

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Environment and Climate Change Canada has acknowledged that U.S. feedstocks are in compliances with the land use and biodiversity (LUB) criteria included under the country’s Clean Fuel Regulation, according to a report filed with the

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U.S. Delegation Visits India to Search for New Outlets for U.S. Ethanol

(U.S. Grains Council) A three-person delegation recently visited India from the U.S. to search for new outlets for exports to the fifth-largest market for U.S. ethanol during the 2022/23 marketing year. The team was comprised of Mark Heckman, ethanol services director at

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Council Details Ethanol Policy Expansion Across Asia-Pacific At Global Bioenergy Forum

(U.S. Grains Council) The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently participated in the 10th Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) Bioenergy Week, sharing with 120 bioenergy stakeholders the growing role of fuel ethanol as a transport decarbonization tool across the Asia-Pacific Region. The 10th GBEP

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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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Nigeria and Germany Sign $500 mln Renewable Energy and Gas Deal

by  Felix Onuah (Reuters) ... On Monday (November 20, 2023) German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany will invest 4 billion euros in green energy projects in Africa until 2030, noting these could in turn help Europe's largest economy achieve its own transition

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ANP Regulates the Import of Biodiesel

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

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Neste Partners with Hightowers Petroleum to Provide Renewable Diesel to Customers in the US Midwest Region

(Neste) Neste and Hightowers Petroleum, a leading wholesale fuel supplier serving customers in the Midwest region in the U.S., have formed a strategic partnership to offer Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ – the first TOP TIER™ certified renewable diesel fuel certified for its high quality. This partnership

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Biofuel Sector Hopes for Sign from Feds

by Sean Pratt (Western Producer) Canada’s biofuel and oilseed sectors will be closely scrutinizing the federal government’s 2023 Fall Economic Statement. They hope the Nov. 21 statement provides some indication how Ottawa is going to respond to biofuel incentives contained in the

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Biofuels Drive Canola Demand

by Don Norman (Manitoba Co-operator)  The Canola Council of Canada is seeking ways to increase yields to meet the rising demand for biofuels.  “Biofuels seem to be taking the front-and-centre space for the oilseed sector, at least in Western Canada,” said Curtis Rempel, vice-president of crop

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Aemetis Reports Progress With Biofuel, Biogas Projects

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Aemetis Inc. expects to secure the authority to construct air permit for its proposed sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel project in early 2024, according to comments made by Chairman and CEO Eric McAfee

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NZTC Secures £200,000 Funding to Accelerate UK-German Hydrogen Export Opportunity

(Net Zero Technology Center) • £200,000 awarded from Scottish Government to demonstrate hydrogen export opportunity from Scotland to Germany  Research will bring together key learnings from NZTC’s Hydrogen Backbone Link project and other major North Sea infrastructure initiatives such as AquaVentus’s ‘AquaDuctus’ initiative  German hydrogen demand

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Gentari Partners AM Green to Drive Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Production with Global Reach

(Gentari)  Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari), via its wholly-owned subsidiary Gentari International Renewables Pte Ltd, has entered into an agreement with AM Green BV (AM Green) to jointly invest, in phases, into a green ammonia platform, AM Green Ammonia Holdings BV (AMG

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

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

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Leading Omani Biodiesel Producer Plans Regional Expansion

by Conrad Prabhu (Omani Observer)  Having pioneered the commercial-scale production of low-carbon biodiesel from used cooking oil (UCO), Omani start-up Wakud is embarking on the next phase of its growth entailing a capacity ramp-up of its flagship project in Khazaen

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Greater Use of Biogas Can Help India Save US$29 Billion in Import Bills between FY2025 and FY2030

(Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis)   The increased use of biogas in India can be a multi-pronged approach to solving issues like waste management, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing renewable energy production. Most importantly, compressed biogas (CBG) can

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Sembcorp and Indonesia’s Persero Sign Joint Development Study Agreement on Green Hydrogen Production and Export

by Felicia Tan (The Edge Singapore)   Sembcorp Industries’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Utilities, has signed a joint development study with Indonesian-state-owned utility company PT PLN (Persero) at the Singapore International Energy Week 2023. Witnessed by Rachmat Kaimuddin, the Indonesian deputy coordinating

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Workshops Held to Boost Ethanol Consumption in Asia

by Mackenzie Boubin (U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Potential policy changes in Asia could create massive demand for imported ethanol that U.S. producers are ready to meet. The U.S. Grains Council conducted several events across the continent this summer to support that

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EU's Push on Hydrogen Infrastructure Alarms Green Groups

by John Ainger and Samuel Stolton (Bloomberg/Windsor Star) The European Union is backing its commitment to spur a nascent hydrogen market in the region by unlocking billions of euros of funding for cross-border infrastructure projects, a move environmental groups fear could

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UPDATE 2-Philippines Seeks Gasoline Price Cut with Higher Ethanol Blend

(Reuters) Government says increase in ethanol blend to 20% voluntary; Government wants ‘trigger period’ for fuel subsidies shortened -- The Philippine government aims to lower domestic pump prices for gasoline by calling for a higher ethanol blend of 20% on a voluntary

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Maharashtra to Ban Export of Molasses in 2023-24 to Ensure Supplies for Alcohol and Ethanol

by Jayashree Bhosale (Economic Times) The Maharashtra government has decided to ban the export of molasses, a raw material used for manufacturing alcohol, in the upcoming sugarcane crushing season. This move is expected to impact the state's revenue as well

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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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ISCC to Launch Biofuels Traceability Database, Alongside Existing EU Pilot

by Thomas Washington and Simone Burgin (S&P Global)  UDB to start registering stakeholders in 2024; Industry 'demanding clarity': Bioledger CEO -- International Sustainability & Carbon Certification is to launch its own database to trace biofuels, separate to already announced plans for an

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Biofuels Hold Promise as Alternative to Fossil Fuels

by Pitambara and Bishwa Bhaskar Choudhary (The Tribune) The govt should consider making a budgetary allocation to implement measures to promote wasteland for the cultivation of energy crops and impart technical know-how to farmers. Increasing the allocation and extending the term

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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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Nextgreen Global Enters JV for Biodiesel Trading

(The Star)  Nextgreen Global Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Nextgreen Resources Sdn Bhd has entered into a joint venture with P Teguh Services Sdn Bhd via a special purpose vehicle for the purpose of trading in biodiesel products. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia,

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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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Experts Say Biofuels Policy Needs to Be Included in Budget

by George Lee (RTE) If a single sentence stating that biofuels could be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in home heating were to be included in tomorrow's Budget, it could save the country €35 billion of unnecessary spending. That's according to

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Memorandum of Understanding Concluded with Korea Alcohol Group to Step up Bioethanol Imports to Japan

(Sumitomo Corporation)  Collaboration aimed at establishing circular economies in the green chemical and green fuel sectors -- Sumitomo Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with KC&A, a Korean chemical/alcohol manufacturing and trading company affiliated with the Korea Alcohol Group, on developing

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Used Cooking Oil Being Developed as Aviation Fuel: Ministry

by Ade Irma J, Resinta S (Antara Indonesian News Agency)  The Indonesian Industry Ministry stated that the potential of used cooking oil, currently being developed globally, could be tapped to serve as sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). "This used cooking oil is a raw material

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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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African Nations Set to Visit India for Ethanol Blending, Biogas Studies

by Subhayan Chakraborty (Business Standard)  Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda keen to replicate India's ethanol blending, biogas initiatives -- Close on the heels of its historic outreach to African nations and the successful launch of the Global Biofuel Alliance (GBA), India will soon welcome

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Stu Ellis: Biofuels Looking to Takeoff with Help from Lawmakers

by Stu Ellis  (Herald & Review)  ... And the U.S. Department of Agriculture's projections for exports ratchet down every time a new Supply and Demand report is issued. While this is occurring, Brazil announces increased exports of corn and soybeans —

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

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

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

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

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Interested in Importing Ethanol from India

by Rishi Ranjan Kala (The Hindu Business Line)  Ethanol has immense potential to uplift the rural and agricultural economy of the country, Gadkari said -- In a first, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have evinced interest in importing ethanol produced in India for

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EDF Trading Supplies Long-Term Sustainable Ethanol to Canada

(EDF)  Norcan Petroleum Products (Norcan) and EDF Trading Europe Limited (EDFT) announced today an exclusive transaction for the long-term supply to Norcan of environmentally sustainable ethanol meeting the strict Carbon Intensity (CI) requirements of Canada’s Clean Fuels Regulations (CFR). Under the Agreement,

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Coconut Association Calls for Higher Biodiesel Blend

by Janine Alexis Miguel (Manila Times) The government should consider raising the mandated biodiesel blend to reduce the Philippines' dependence on imported fuel, a coconut industry group said on Wednesday. "Just by increasing the blend to 5 percent, that particulate matter in

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Interested to Import Ethanol from India

(TBS News) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have expressed their interest to import ethanol that is manufactured in India, intending to blend this product with gasoline and diesel, Indian Road and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. Speaking at an event recently, he

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Indonesia's Pertamina Plans More Biofuel Products, Ethanol Imports in 2024

by Fransiska Nangoy  (Reuters)   Indonesian state energy company Pertamina (PERTM.UL) plans in 2024 to mix more of its gasoline products with ethanol in a bid to offer alternative fuels to the public, its chief executive said on Monday. The company will mix its

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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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Additional Growth Opportunities for U.S. Ethanol in Canada

by Brent Barnett (Brownfield Ag News)  The chair of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board says U.S. ethanol exports have increased to Canada.  Kelly Nieuwenhuis tells Brownfield Canada has been the most consistent market since 2010, and there is an opportunity for even

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

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

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Ukraine, Europe Back Biomethane—Shouldn’t We?

by Johannes Escudero (Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas/Biomass Magazine)  ... Ukraine expects biomethane to play a key role in reducing its reliance on natural gas imports in coming years, amid a broader wave of support for new renewable gas facilities across Europe.

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Hyphen Hydrogen Energy Announces MoU with ITOCHU Corporation, a Major Trading Company in Japan

(Hyphen Hydrogen)  Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ITOCHU Corporation (ITOCHU) to explore areas for potential collaboration between them to drive forward sub-Saharan Africa’s largest, and only, fully vertically-integrated green hydrogen project. Hyphen and ITOCHU, one

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Aemetis Reports Progress with RNG, SAF and Ethanol Projects

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) Aemetis Inc. released second quarter financial results on Aug. 3, reporting progress with the development of its dairy renewable natural gas (RNG) project and its proposed renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) biorefinery. The

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Bold Biofuel Ambitions: This Is an Important Year for India

(Biofuels International) This is an important year for India with the country holding the G20 presidency through to the end of November, giving the nation’s leaders several opportunities to help shape future policies and programmes across many sectors, including their already-declared

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As Told to Parliament (July 27, 2023): Centre Restricted Import & Export of Biofuels to Promote Them, Says Minister

(Down to Earth) The government has restricted the import and export of biofuels to promote their production and increase availability, Rameswar Teli, minister of state in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, told the Lok Sabha. The import of biofuels is “restricted” under

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Council Partners with Vietnamese Government, Fuel Industry to Discuss Ethanol Expansion at Biofuels Forum

(U.S. Grains Council) The Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam Petroleum Association and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) jointly organized the first iteration of Decarbonize Asia: Vietnam Biofuels Forum to discuss technical, commercial and environmental considerations for the expansion of fuel ethanol

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E.U.’s ‘Green’ Hydrogen Rules May Shape American Industry

by David Iaconangelo (E&E News Energywire) The European Union’s definition of “green” hydrogen is emerging as a potential model for the U.S., with global repercussions for emissions, trade and production of the fuel. Europe’s plan also is shaking up a debate over

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Renewable Diesel’s Uncertain Future

by Jacqueline Holland (Farm Progress) Farmers and the rest of the world want green energy. Is the U.S. government standing in the way? -- Greg Anderson was disheartened when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 2023-25 biofuel blending volumes in June. The

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Ethanol Industry on the Rebound

(Biofuels International) The North American ethanol industry is nothing if not persistent and innovative, qualities which have served the sector well in the past and are set to play a central role in helping to secure a sustainable place within

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Future Foggy: Airline Official Tells Ethanol Industry Future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Uncertain

by Todd Neeley (DTN Progressive Farmer) ... Steve Csonka, executive director of the initiative ( Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative), said during a recent panel discussion at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Omaha that it is unclear how or if SAF

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Corn Sustainability Assurance Protocol

(U.S. Grains Council)  The Corn Sustainability Assurance Protocol (CSAP) offers corn buyers and export markets insight into U.S. corn production sustainability practices and outlines U.S. state and federal laws that provide assurances these practices are being implemented, where required, throughout

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EU Sets World’s Largest SAF Blending Mandate

by Cathy Buyck (AIN Online) If all goes according to plan and no unforeseen eleventh-hour hiccups surface, the European Union will introduce legislation mandating the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights within and departing the bloc. A deal on

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US$ 4 bn Investment on Green Hydrogen Launched in Uruguay

(Merco Press)  Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday announced that US$ 2 billion will be invested in the construction of a green hydrogen plant in Paysandú. The work to begin this year will employ between 1,500 and 3,200 jobs and the

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Oman’s Wakud Plans 10-Fold Increase in Biofuel Production Capacity

by Sowmya Sundar (Zawya Projects) X2E, an Omani-British startup, has taken a 60% stake in Wakud  -- Wakud, Oman's first biofuel producer, is planning over a 10-fold increase in production capacity in partnership with Omani-British green energy venture X2E, top executives from the

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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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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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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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Challenges Ahead For Soybean-Based Renewable Fuels Demand

by Greg Horstmeier (Progressive Farmer/DTN/Biodiesel Magazine)  Building new renewable fuel plants and increasing the pace of existing crush facilities can set the demand side of the soy biodiesel equation, but the supply side becomes complicated. -- Demand for renewable diesel

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Letter Asks USTR to Address Ethanol Trading Shortfalls in Brazil

by Kellan Heavican (Brownfield Ag News) A bipartisan group of US Representatives is asking the Biden administration to address Brazil’s unfair trading policies impacting American ethanol.   Ed Hubbard, general counsel and vice president for government affairs with the Renewable Fuels Association,

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Hydrogen E-Fuel Production Could Create 10,500 Jobs Here - Report

(RTE)  10,500 jobs could be created across the country by 2050 through the production of sustainable aviation fuels for use in aircraft and shipping that are derived from hydrogen, a new report finds. The analysis, by Hydrogen Mobility Ireland, also predicts that

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RFA Efforts Pay Off; EIA to Add Ethanol Export Data to Weekly Report

(Renewable Fuels Association) The Renewable Fuels Association today welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that fuel ethanol export estimates will now be included in EIA’s Weekly Petroleum Status Report. Over the past decade, RFA has tirelessly advocated for the inclusion

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UPDATE 2-Indonesia Urges Importers to Back Sustainable Palm Oil, Not Boycotts

by Mei Mei Chu  (Reuters) Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil exporter, on Wednesday urged importing countries to recognise and pay the premium for sustainably produced palm oil rather than boycotting the widely-used oil, whose production critics say has been linked

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From Palm Oil Waste to Cellulosic Ethanol: Indonesia’s Opportunity (Commentary)

by Tenny Kristiana (Mongabay)  • Many Indonesian farmers say they haven’t seen benefits from the country’s biofuel program. Cellulosic ethanol could help fix the problem, a new op-ed says. Tenny Kristiana of the International Council on Clean Transportation argues Indonesia

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Provincial Government Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Port of Rotterdam to Cooperate on Green Hydrogen Opportunities

(Executive Council Industry, Energy and Technology for Newfoundland and Laborador) A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Port of Rotterdam. This partnership will encourage the establishment of hydrogen supply chains to support

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Exclusive Interview: Christian Cuenot of VARO Energy

(Bioenergy Insight) Bioenergy Insight is delighted that Christian Cuenot, vice president biomethane & bio-LNG at VARO Energy, will be a speaker at our 2023 International Biogas Conference & Expo. In an interview he told us about VARO’s new acquisition, and the opportunities

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At 18, Brazilian Biodiesel Producer BSBios Rebrands, Changes Name to Be8

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) After 18 years of operating under the BSBios name, the Brazilian biodiesel producer is rebranding itself under the new name Be8. “The new brand reflects the evolution of a company that is a national leader in

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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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Pyrocell Receives ISCC Certification for Bio-oil Made from Sawdust

(Preem AB/Biobased Diesel Daily) Pyrocell's pyrolysis-oil production has received sustainability certification in accordance with the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification system, Pyrocell’s joint owner Preem AB announced April 20. The fact that the pyrolysis oil is now ISCC-certified means that it can

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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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S’pore Looking into Wider Adoption of Biofuels, Bioresources to Hit Net-Zero Emissions Target

by Cheryl Tan (Straits Times)  To reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the Republic is studying the potential for wider adoption of biofuels and sustainable bioresources in carbon-intensive sectors such as electricity generation, transport and heavy industry. The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)

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Mubadala Capital Invests USD2.5 Billion in Brazil to Build Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant

(MANAFN) Mubadala Capital, a state-owned investment firm in the UAE, has signed a deal to invest USD2.5 billion in Brazil over the next 10 years to build a sustainable aviation fuel and kerosene plant. The plant will be located in

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Colombia Extends Tariff on US Ethanol for 5 Years

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine) A report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network on April 11 discusses the Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism’s (MINCIT) March 15 decision to extend its existing 20-cent-per-gallon duty

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Explained: What Are Biofuels that Now Require a License to Export and Import in India

by Pooja Yadav (India Times) The Indian government has announced that the export of biofuels from SEZs and EOUs will be allowed without restrictions, provided they are produced using imported feedstock. This comes after the government imposed restrictions on biofuel exports

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HVO Imported into UK from US as Part of Post-Brexit Deal

(Biofuels International) The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) revealed its member Mitchell and Webber undertook the first lifting of US imported hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) at the Valero terminal in Cardiff. This follows a decision by the then Department

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The Digest’s 2023 Multi-Slide Guide to Marquis

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Marquis has become the first well known ethanol producer to step into the world of ethanol-to-jet in a partnership with LanzaJet. The promise and progress, milestones achieved and ahead, were presented by Marquis’ Jennifer Aurandt-Pilgrim

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Joint Statement From U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association Regarding Japan’s New Rule on Ethanol

(U.S. Grains Council) Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) released its final proposed rule for partial amendment of the Act on Sophisticated Methods of Energy Supply Structures on March 30, 2023 – in place through 2028 – that allows

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US Confronts Brazil over Ethanol Tariff

by Bill Tomson (Agri-Pulse) U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told lawmakers last week she is putting Chief Agriculture Negotiator Doug McKalip in charge of working with Brazil to end its tariff on U.S. ethanol and now McKalip is preparing to

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Government Amends Export Policy for Biofuels

(The Economic Times) The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has amended that notification of 2018 "to the extent that export of biofuel from special economic zones/export oriented units, are allowed for fuel as well as non-fuel purpose without any restriction

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USGC Identifies Top 5 Ethanol Market Priorities for 2023

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) ... U.S. ethanol exports for marketing year (MY) 2021/2022 totaled 1.45 billion gallons (Bgal), the third-largest marketing year on record, worth $4 billion. As the 2022/23 MY takes off, the Council continues to work worldwide to

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Airbus, Qantas Close to Making First Joint Investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuel

by Lauren Smith (Business Traveler) The Australian flag carrier and aircraft manufacturer are set to begin a $200 million investment to enhance Australia's SAF industry  --  Airbus and Qantas will shortly reveal which early-stage sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) projects will receive the first

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RFA CEO Optimistic about Ethanol Exports Despite Slow Start

by Mark Dorenkamp (Brownfield Ag News) The head of the Renewable Fuels Association expects another strong year for ethanol exports despite a sluggish beginning to 2023. Geoff Cooper tells Brownfield he’s optimistic the pace will pick up. “We’re certainly hopeful that it’s going

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Cepsa and ACE Terminal Join Forces to Create Green Hydrogen Supply Chain from Spain to the Netherlands

(Cepsa)  ο Cepsa to supply green ammonia to ACE Terminal in the Port of Rotterdam for conversion into green hydrogen for multiple industries in northern Europe or direct use in shipping The MoU with Cepsa is the first of

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US Ethanol Industry Advocates for Certainty in Canadian Fuel Regs

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) U.S. Grains Council staff and Ethanol Advisory Team members traveled to Ottawa, Canada, from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2023, to meet with Canadian government officials and private stakeholders to discuss details related to the Canadian

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Charting a Course through Turbulent Times in Latin America

(Biofuels International) Assessing this year’s prospects for biofuels in South America is about much more than just what is happening in Brazil. As a starting point, however, it’s difficult to move pass the country’s recent change of government and subsequent upheaval

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Heathrow Airport Calls for Action to Make Aviation Greener

(BBC) The UK's busiest airport has warned the country risks falling behind others in making aviation greener. Heathrow Airport has called for the government to help make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) more commercially viable in the UK. SAF cuts the amount of carbon

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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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Symposium In Japan Encourages Biofuels Use In Transportation Sector

(U.S. Grains Council) Earlier this month, BGA Japan, an international consulting firm, held a symposium promoting the production and use of ethanol by the transportation sector in Japan. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has been supporting BGA Japan through providing the

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The Government Institutionalized the Intersectoral Table of Hydrogen

(Ambito (Google Translation)) The Hydrogen Intersectoral Table will function as a space for articulation and coordination within the scope of the Economic and Social Council, which depends on the Secretariat for Strategic Affairs  --  The Secretariat for Strategic Affairs institutionalized the

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The African Bioeconomy Comes into Focus

by Gerard J. Ostheimer and Douglas L. Faulkner (Biofuels Digest) GOOD NEWS  --  Steady growth of the African bioeconomy is a “good news” story hiding in plain sight. Recent commercial successes combined with ambitious investments are helping to bring a vision for

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Report: Philippines Considers Voluntary Move to E15, E20 Blends

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The government of the Philippines is currently studying the possibility of allowing the use of gasoline blends containing up to 20 percent ethanol, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information

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PM Modi Rolls out 20% Ethanol-Blended Petrol in 11 States/UTs

(The Hindu/PTI) It has been launched ahead of the planned rollout in April, at the India Energy Week in Bengaluru. -- Petrol blended with 20 per cent ethanol was rolled out on Monday, February 6, 2023, at select petrol pumps

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Brazil Reinstates Ethanol Import Tariff Making US Product even Less Viable

by Phillip Herring (S&P Global)  Import arbitrage from US closed by around Real 830/cu m ($163/cu m); Competitive relief for NNE mills  -- Brazil's Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex) has reinstated the original 18% import tariff for ethanol by means of letting the

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Philippines Mulls Higher Ethanol Blend

by Danessa Rivera -(The Philippine Star) As the Philippines mulls higher voluntary ethanol blends in gasoline, ethanol producers are looking to bump up investments, but imports are still needed to meet this higher requirement. All in all, this will help lower prices

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The President Affirms that Bolivia Will "Gradually" Replace the Importation of Hydrocarbons with the Production of Biodiesel

(Agencia Boliviana de Informacion (Google Translation))  President Luis Arce affirmed that Bolivia will "gradually" replace the import of hydrocarbons with the production of biodiesel, whose first manufacturing plant will be inaugurated within "a few months." On Tuesday, in an interview with

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Renewable Diesel & SAF: Project Roundup Report

by Anna Simet (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biodiesel Magazine’s annual production map showed 34 renewable diesel/SAF plants under development, construction or operating in the U.S., as of September. The following includes updates regarding some of these projects. -- This fall, Biodiesel Magazine

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DA Asked to Probe Use of Palm Olein in Biodiesel

by Alena Mae S. Flores (Manila Standard) The Federation of Philippine Industries said Tuesday the Office of the President ordered the Department of Agriculture to look into the alleged illegal use of imported palm olein in biodiesel. FPI chairman Jesus Arranza said

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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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Top Ethanol Markets Remain Dependable

by Mackenzie Boubin (U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) Working continuously to expand global markets for ethanol, the U.S. Grains Council has identified key priority and second tier markets to grow demand and, ultimately, help U.S. producers export four billion gallons

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Ready. Set. Go! The Ethanol Industry Is Poised for Continued Success in 2023

by Geoff Cooper (Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  ... (T)he Renewable Fuels Association remains focused on solidifying year-round access to E15, building export markets and moving incrementally closer to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. ...  In December, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed

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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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Biodiesel Program Encourages Sustainable Palm Oil Business: Ministry

Sugiharto Purnama, Mecca Yumna (Antara)  The government is pursuing a biodiesel-type biofuel program in a bid to lower dependence on petroleum while concomitantly bringing Indonesian palm oil to a better and more sustainable level. "This biodiesel program is not merely a program

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SIAM and US Grains Council Sign MoU on Technology Transfer to Support Higher Ethanol Adoption

(Express Mobility) The country aims to double the blend to 20 percent by 2025-26, for which it will need an estimated 2.68 billion gallons or 10.15 billion litres of ethanol.  --  The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and the US Grains

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Researchers Hope to Build New Zealand's Biofuel Industry

(Radio New Zealand)  ... Scion, a Rotorua-based research institute, hopes to end the country's reliance on imported fossil fuels by establishing a bio-energy industry here. Integrated bio-energy portfolio leader Paul Bennett said his team had already made significant progress. "We're looking at ways

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ANP Defines Procedure for the Certification of Biofuel Importers

(Brazil Ministry of Mines and Energy (Google Translation)) The ANP published, on 12/23, “Technical Report No. 07/SBQ (v.0) - General Guidelines - Procedures for Certification of Importers of Biofuels ”, regarding RenovaBio . The document, based on ANP Resolution No. 758/2018 , applies only to the route

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Something Big is Coming

by Keith Loria (Biodiesel Magazine)  City by city, Greasezilla is conquering problems derived from excessive fats, oils and grease waste. -- When fats, oils and grease (FOG) separation technology Greasezilla was developed by Downey Ridge Environmental Co. nearly 20 years

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Brazil Extends Ethanol Import Tariff Suspension

by Jesse Allen (American Ag Network) There’s good news on the export front this week for the U.S. ethanol industry. Brazil is again suspending its 20 percent ethanol import tariff–a suspension Renewable Fuels Association head Geoff Cooper says the U.S. industry

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Local View: Ethanol around the World

by Jan Tenbensel (Lincoln Journal Star)  Reduced air pollution and energy security are crucial issues in Japan, which  recently committed to achieving carbon neutrality, including through increased use of bioethanol. I was honored to represent the Nebraska Ethanol Board on a

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Countervailing Duties on Biodiesel Originating in Indonesia Confirmed – A Big Win for the EBB

(European Biodiesel Board) The EBB welcomes the European General Court decision to dismiss the actions for annulment initiated by three Indonesian biodiesel producers in March 2020, following the EU imposition of definitive countervailing duties on biodiesel imports from Indonesia.   After

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BEEAH Group and Chinook Sciences Partner with Japan’s Air Water on First Waste to Hydrogen Plant

(Emirites News Agency) BEEAH Group, the Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, Chinook Sciences, UK’s innovator in waste to fuel technologies, and Air Water, a Japanese conglomerate with businesses relating to natural resources and industrial gas production, have signed a memorandum of understanding

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What Can Ethanol Plant Owners Do to Thrive in the Ethanol Business Today?

by Mike Sticklen and Doug Rivers (Lee Enterprises Consulting/Biofuels Digest) The US ethanol industry is faced with flat volume (Fig. 1) and mediocre returns on capital (Fig. 2).  There are several strategic opportunities available to return to revenue growth and improve

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China Takes 52,5 Million Tons of Brazilian Soy in Eleven Months of 2022

(MercoPress) In the eleven months of 2022, China imported 52.464 million tons of soybeans from Brazil, according to data from the latest Foreign Trade Secretariat (Secex), a department of the Ministry of Economy. Volume is 13% lower than the 60.476 million tons

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Launch of ‘Switch to Zero’ Campaign to Reduce Shipping Industry Carbon Emissions

(GoodShipping) Companies that import or export their freight by vessel generally have little influence on the container shipping company’s fuel choice. GoodShipping aims to change this with the ‘insetting’ concept. The Port of Rotterdam Authority and GoodShipping are conducting a joint

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California’s LCFS: Just How Much Stronger Will the New Targets Be?

by Jordan Godwin (OPIS) Prices for credits under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) have been a sad story in 2022. They opened the year around $149. That was the first OPIS assessment of 2022 on Jan. 3. Sure, it was down

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USGC Staff, Member-Leaders Participate in USDA ATM

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) U.S. Grains Council staff, alongside agribusiness and producer members, recently had the privilege of participating on the USDA agriculture trade mission (ATM) to East Africa. Held in both Nairobi, Kenya, and Zanzibar, Tanzania, the ATM is

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Germany Exports Less Rapeseed Oil as Domestic Demand from Biodiesel Processors Grows

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP)/Biobased Diesel Daily) Shipments of German rapeseed oil declined in the 2021-’22 marketing year, following three consecutive years of considerable growth. Exports were not so much to third countries, but more to EU

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Sasol, ArcelorMittal South Africa Partner to Decarbonise and Reindustrialise Vaal, Saldanha through Green Hydrogen

(Sasol)  Sasol and ArcelorMittal South Africa have announced a partnership to develop carbon capture technology to produce sustainable fuels and chemicals, and green steel production through green hydrogen and derivatives. Under a joint development agreement (JDA), they will advance studies into two

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Govt Plans Large-Scale Development for Oil Palm

(The National) Prime Minister James Marape says he is keen on supporting the development of Papua New Guinea’s oil palm industry on a massive scale. Marape pledged his government’s support after he and East Sepik governor Allan Bird met with

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REGATRACE Project Boosts Cross-Border Biomethane Trading across Europe

(Bioenergy Insight) The Final Conference of the EU-funded project REGATRACE was held last week, and was a "great success", according to the European Biogas Association. Over 100 participants and 20 speakers gathered in Brussels on 16 November 2022 to discuss the latest

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After Palm Oil, Activists Aim at Banning Soy Oil for Use in Biofuels

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The European biofuels industry has hit back at NGO allegations that the use of soy oil is driving deforestation in the Amazon, emphasising that soy imported into the bloc can legally not come from deforested land. A new

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