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Two-Thirds of European Green Shipping Fuel Projects at Risk - Analysis

(Transport & Environment) 4% of European shipping could run on e-fuels by 2030, according to mapping done by T&E. But just a third of these projects are guaranteed as fuel suppliers fear a lack of demand -- Two-thirds of European green shipping

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Yara Clean Ammonia and AM Green (earlier Greenko ZeroC) Sign Term Sheet for Sale of Renewable Ammonia from India to Yara Clean Ammonia’s Global Market

(Yara) Yara Clean Ammonia, the world’s largest trader and distributor of ammonia, and Greenko ZeroC, the green ammonia production arm of the India-based AM Green, signed a term sheet for supply of renewable ammonia from Phase 1 of AM Green’s ammonia

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EBRD Approves EUR 60m Loan for Biofuels Project in Ukraine

(REnewables Now) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a EUR-60-million (USD 64.4m) senior secured loan to support a privately owned project for the construction of a greenfield biofuels project in Ukraine. The loan has been granted

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Methanol Institute (MI) and SEA-LNG Unite Against EU Trade Barriers to Biomethane and Biomethanol Fuels

(Methanol Institute/EIN Presswire)   The Methanol Institute (MI) and SEA-LNG, key representatives of the methanol and liquefied natural gas (LNG) industries respectively, express their deep concerns following the recent announcement by the European Commission impacting the trade of biomethane and biomethane-based biofuels

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to the Global Policy Context for BIO-LPG

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A decarbonization path for the LPG sector continues to increase in importance as a response to political forces which affect regulatory survivability and access to capital. Global North LPG marketers are responding to the lack of

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Commission Approves €350 Million German State Aid Scheme to Support Renewable Hydrogen Production

(European Commission) The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €350 million German scheme to support the production of renewable hydrogen through the European Hydrogen Bank's “Auctions-as-a-Service” tool. The German measure is in line notably with the objectives of the REPowerEU Plan and

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What Fits the Process

(BDI Bioenergy/Biofuels International) ... When biodiesel producers shift to waste-based material as feedstock, the first choice is often used cooking oil (UCO). The main reason is that UCO’s feedstock parameters are close enough to that of vegetable oil. The result is

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Hapag-Lloyd Takes Largest Ship-to-Ship LBM Delivery to Date Made Possible by the Joint Effort of STX Group and Titan Clean Fuels

(Titan)  Titan Clean Fuels, a leading supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied biomethane (LBM) to shipping customers, and STX Group, a global leader in environmental commodities trading and climate solutions, today announce having successfully concluded a ship-to-ship bunkering of 2,200

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Solarig to Develop One of the Most Innovative Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Plants in the World

(Solarig) • Solarig has reached an agreement with SOMACYL (Sociedad Pública de Infraestructuras y Medio Ambiente de Castilla y León) to acquire 116,000 square metres to the project called ‘NUMANTIA SAF’ in Parque Empresarial del Medio Ambiente (PEMA) located in Soria

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European Biodiesel Board Statement on the Commission Adoption of the Revised RED Annex IX

(European Biodiesel Board) The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) welcomes the addition of several new feedstocks in the revised Annex IX to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) adopted by the European Commission. Further clarifications on the definitions of the newly added feedstocks

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EBB Publishes 2024 Manifesto for a “Made in Europe” Transition towards Carbon-Neutral Transport

(European Biodiesel Board) The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has published their manifesto, setting out the legislative priorities for the EU biodiesel industry for the coming years. In order to reach the EU climate targets, decarbonisation of transport will remain a big

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RFA Seeks to Intervene in Legal Challenge to EU Maritime Fuel Regulation

(Renewable Fuels Association)  The Renewable Fuels Association on Thursday filed a petition to intervene in support of a legal challenge brought by European ethanol producers against the European Union’s FuelEU Maritime Regulation. By arbitrarily assuming crop-based biofuels like ethanol have the

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DEUTZ Opens First HVO Filling Station at Its Factory Site in Cologne

(DEUTZ) Immediate reduction of the DEUTZ fleet’s environmental footprint; Initially for the DEUTZ fleet only – talks with partners already under way; HVO biofuel compatible with all modern diesel engines – reduction in CO2 of up to 90 percent[1] DEUTZ has opened a filling station for

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Petronas Urges EU to Rethink Palm Oil Phaseout, Flags Biofuel Affordability

by Kelly Norways and Simone Burgin (S&P Global)  Early palm oil phaseout leaves limited feedstock alternatives: Petronas; Malaysian palm oil exports to Europe down 42% in 2023; Consumer willingness to pay for green fuel a key hurdle: Preem -- Malaysian state-owned oil company

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A New Era for Biofuels Traceability in Europe

(Energy Institute) What will the European Union’s (EU) new bioenergy database mean for bioenergy sustainability and traceability both across and beyond Europe, and what are the challenges that still lie ahead? Gemma Toop and Sacha Alberici, Associate Directors at Guidehouse, take

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Argus Launches New B30 Ucome ARA Price

by Hussein Al-Khalisy (Argus Media) Argus has launched B30 Ucome dob ARA range marine biodiesel blend assessments, replacing a calculated fob ARA range blend price. The assessment will comprise 30pc used cooking oil methyl ester (Ucome) and 70pc very-low sulphur fuel oil

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European Hydrogen Bank Pilot Auction: 132 Bids Received from 17 European Countries

(European Commission) The pilot auction under the European Hydrogen Bank, for renewable hydrogen production in Europe, has attracted 132 bids from projects located in 17 European countries. The total support requested far exceeds the currently available budget of €800 million, provided by the Innovation Fund.  Kurt Vandenberghe,

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Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuels -- Presentations Available

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) ISCC representatives welcomed more than 300 stakeholders to their second ISCC Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) on February 1st. Held online, the event dived deep into state of the market and how certified sustainable

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Powering the Future: ISCC’s Technical Stakeholder Meeting Spotlights Innovation in Renewable Fuels!

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) We are excited to share key insights from the recent ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting for Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin (RFNBOs), which took place online with more than 315 active participants and featured eight expert speakers.

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Project Presentation – Life Cycle Assessment of the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Renewable Diesel (RD) from Oil Palm and its Crop Residues in Colombia

(International Sustainability and Carbon Certification)  In a collaborative effort funded by the World Bank, ISCC, with the support of its sister companies MEO and GRAS, has been diligently conducting a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Renewable

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European Ethanol Producers Raise New Legal Challenge to EU Aviation-Fuel Legislation

by Robin Whitlock (Renewable Energy Magazine) In the latest action addressing improper policymaking and discrimination against sustainable crop-based biofuels, the EU ethanol industry is seeking partial annulment of RefuelEU Aviation Regulation. -- European renewable ethanol producers have launched a new legal challenge,

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Civil Society Groups Call for End to Soy Biofuels

(Transport & Energy) 30 non-profit organisations, including T&E, WWF, Oxfam and Birdlife, call on the European Commission to phase out support for deforestation-driving soy biofuels -- The Commission has one last chance before the European Parliament elections in June to include soybean

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The Digest’s 2024 Multi-Slide Guide to HEFA Based SAF Projects Utilizing Marginal Land

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A new Aviation Biofuel plant producing HEFA, and Production and test of HEFA in commercial flights in non-segregated mode are the focal points of this presentation by esteemed international researcher David Chiarimonti. The goal is to

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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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European Ethanol Producers Raise Legal Challenge to EU Maritime Legislation

by Robin Whitlock (Renewable Energy Magazine) European renewable ethanol producers have launched a legal challenge to the EU’s FuelEU Maritime Regulation on the grounds that it fails to properly recognise the proven benefits of sustainable crop-based biofuels and has therefore violated

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Eni Moves Ahead with Conversion of the Livorno Refinery into a Bio-refinery

(Eni) Eni confirms its decision to build Italy's third bio-refinery in Livorno. The project, first announced in October 2022 and followed by an application for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in November 2022, is awaiting official authorisations and includes the construction of

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BP Pushes to Extend Definition of ‘Advanced’ Biofuels as Green Aviation Targets Loom

by Jonathan Packroff (EURACTIV)  Oil giant BP Europe is pushing for a revision of the EU’s rules for biofuels, fossil fuel alternatives made from crops, animal fats, and waste, to allow more crops into the EU’s definition of ‘advanced’ biofuels

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United Energy Trading Earns Biofuels Certification Touting Sustainability Practices

(United Energy Trading) United Energy Trading, LLC (UET), a leading energy logistics, marketing optimization, asset management and producer services company, has achieved International Sustainability and Carbon Certification EU and PLUS certifications for its purchasing, selling, and trading of ISCC EU and

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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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Color Line Switches to Biofuels to Slash Emissions by 85%

by Craig Eason  (Trade Winds News)  Ropax operator switches two of five vessels to locally sourced low-emission fuels  --  Norwegian ropax operator Color Line has spent the past month fuelling two of the company’s high-speed ferries with locally produced biofuel. The Oslo-listed shipping

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Elevating the EU’s Sustainable Energy Landscape: A Focus on Low-Carbon Ethanol and Innovative Solutions

by Amol Sheth (Praj/Biofuels Digest)  The European Union is leading the way in sustainable energy solutions through structured policy initiatives to achieve its Net Zero goals by 2050 under the ambitious European Green Deal. The Net-Zero Industry Act, a key component

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Integr8 Achieves ISCC EU Certification to Trade Sustainable Biofuels and Help Shipowners Prove Compliance.

(Integr8)  Integr8 achieves ISCC EU certification to trade sustainable biofuels and help shipowners prove compliance with environmental regulations. Integr8 Fuels has today announced they have been awarded certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) scheme for the trading of biofuels.

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European Commission Maintains UK Biofuels Assurance Status after AIC Talks

(Agricultural  Industries Confederation) The potential for significant disruption to the UK biofuels market has been avoided after the European Commission announced it will not implement major changes to its assurance scheme recognition process from the end of 2023. It comes after months of intense

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Global Bioenergy Partnership Annual Wrap-Up

(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) ... 2023 was an important year for GBEP, as it was the first time that Partners and Observers met in person for the governance meetings since the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a chance

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The International Race for Biofuel Dominance Is Heating Up

by Felicity Bradstock (OilPrice.com) ... Biofuel is growing in popularity worldwide as governments and private companies look for alternative fuels to power their transport, shipping, and aviation sectors. Several new developments have been announced that will grow the production capacity of

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European Parliament Decides to Tighten CO2 Limits for Heavy Commercial Vehicles

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP)/Biobased Diesel Daily)   The Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP) welcomed the Nov. 22 decision by the European Parliament to lower the CO2-emission limits for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. This decision

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The Biogas and Biomethane Value Chain Welcomes the European Parliament Recognition of Biomethane’s Significant Contribution to Reduce CO2 Emissions

(European Biogas Association)  On the 21st of November, the European Parliament adopted its Report on the Revision of Regulation EU 2019/1242 setting CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles, a milestone legislation to curb the segment emissions. EBA welcomes the European Parliament recognition of

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Biodiesel Additives Successfully Tested

(AGQM) Sufficient oxidation and cold stability is essential for the safe use of biodiesel (FAME). The additives used must not have any negative interactions with the FAME itself or the base diesel fuel and its additives. Only two antioxidants and one

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Eni and Saipem: Agreement to Develop New Biorefineries

(Eni) Eni and Saipem have signed an agreement for the development of biorefining. It was signed today by Giuseppe Ricci, Chief Operating Officer for Energy Evolution at Eni, and Alessandro Puliti, Chief Executive Officer at Saipem, to support the transformation path

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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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Argus Market Paper: Industrial RFNBO Targets Imperil European Fertilizer Self-Sufficiency

(Argus Media)  This paper covers: Adoption of RED III targets for RFNBO use in industry Three strategies available for EU member states to achieve their industrial RFNBO targets Decarbonising industrial-use ammonia, oil refining and methanol production Ammonia production facing greatest pressure from RED III Political challenges of

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Mission to Germany, Poland Builds on USGC’s Bioethanol Efforts in EU

(U.S. Grains Council/Ethanol Producer Magazine) In the 2022/2023 marketing year, the European Union emerged as the second-largest market for U.S. bioethanol, and the U.S. Grains Council is continuously working at the EU Commission- and member-state levels to build alliances and increase

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

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

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Circularise Partners with GoodFuels to Digitalise the ISCC EU System for RED II Compliance.

(Circularise/EIN Presswire)   Circularise and GoodFuels, FincoEnergies’ sustainable fuels brand, have publicly announced their project to digitise the biofuels record management process required for RED II compliance. Throughout this innovative project, GoodFuels and FincoEnergies shared their knowledge on bookkeeping processes with Circularise to expand its MassBalancer traceability software

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Four Reasons the EU Needs to Rethink Its Approach to Biofuels

by David Carpintero (ePURE/Politico) Europe’s newly revised Renewable Energy Directive confirms the sustainability of biofuels such as renewable ethanol, but other EU legislation continues to ignore their strategic importance. It’s time for a new approach. ... Consider the recent declaration by the G7 group

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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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EBA Approves the ITRE Committee Recognition of the Need for the Introduction of a Carbon Correction Factor Contributing to Reduction of CO2 Emissions and Climate Change Mitigation

(European Biogas Association) On the 12th of October, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) voted its Opinion on the Revision of Regulation EU 2019/1242 setting CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles. EBA approves the ITRE Committee recognition

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The Methanol Institute (MI) Calls on the EU to Provide a Clear Definition of "Sustainable Alternative Fuel"

(Methanol Institute/EIN Presswire)  MI additionally calls on the EU to recognize Sustainable Alternative Fuels technologies as “Strategic Net Zero Technology”. -- The Methanol Institute (MI), in collaboration with industry leaders including CEWEP, eFuel Alliance, Eurogas, ESWET, Fertilizers Europe and FuelsEurope, has taken

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At a Crossroads: What's Next for Biofuels?

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

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New Study Questions Accuracy of EU’s Biofuel Impact Assessments

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com)  Skewed data was used to determine the impact of the EU’s renewable energy directive, a scientific paper has claimed, raising questions about the model and process employed by the European Commission to assess policy options for

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EWABA-Wide 3-Month Pilot of the Union Database for Biofuels with Bioledger

(European Waste-based and Advanced Biofuels Association) The EWABA association, representing 50+ stakeholders from the EU waste-based and advanced biodiesel supply chain, announces the start of a 3-month pilot of the Union Database for Biofuels (UDB) for its members under the guidance

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MEPs Back Plans to Boost Use of Renewable Energy

(European Parliament) Renewables will have to make up 42.5% of the EU’s energy consumption by 2030, with the aim of achieving 45%; Faster approval procedure for deploying renewables; New fuels in the transport sector should lead to a 14.5% reduction of

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Chevron Renewable Energy Group Breaks Ground on Lower Carbon Feedstock Expansion Project

(Chevron Renewable Energy Group) Chevron Renewable Energy Group broke ground on the expansion of its Emden, Germany biorefinery during a ceremony held on Saturday. The expansion project includes the addition of a pretreatment system at the facility, which is expected to

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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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BTB Receives ISCC EU: A Commitment to Sustainable Solutions

(Belgian Trading and Bunkering/Bunker Market) Belgian Trading & Bunkering (BTB) proudly announces its receipt of the highly esteemed ISCC EU Certificate, validating its commitment to sustainable solutions. This certification ensures responsible supplies of biofuels from biomass sources in compliance with

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Lufthansa Group and HCS Group Sign Letter of Intent on the Production and Supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) ‘Made in Germany’

(Lufthansa) Lufthansa Group drives forward the market ramp-up and use of SAF as a core element of its sustainability strategy; Production at the Haltermann Carless site in Speyer to start in 2026 with a volume of 60,000 tons per year; SAF is a

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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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UK Biofuels Exports Threatened by Loss of EU Assurance

(Farmers Weekly) UK farmers growing biofuels destined for the EU risk losing access to this key market, as the EU Commission plans to withdraw accreditation for the RED II assurance scheme. RED II is used to ensure biofuels are produced to EU

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Unlocking the Deployment of Advanced Bioethanol Refineries

by Melich Seefeldt (Praj Industries/Biofuels Digest)  Advanced bioethanol (also named 2G or cellulosic bioethanol from inedible biomass) and its co-products lignin, stillage, and biogenic CO2 are sustainable key tools to decarbonize the difficult-to-abate transport sector. In addition, they can be

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Secondary Legislation Clarifies Contribution of Biofuels to Renewables Target in Transport

(European Commission) New rules on how to calculate the contribution of biofuels and biogas in blended transport fuel to the EU renewable energy target in transport have been adopted by the Commission today. The delegated regulation, foreseen under Article 28(5) of the

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Ethanol: From Road to Air Transport

by Phillipe Marchand (Transport Energy Strategies) ... Qualification for sustainability: Two issues are at the heart of the criticism of biofuels by environmental NGOs. The first is insufficient CO2 emission abatement and the second, production on agricultural land that is suspected

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Geneva Biofuels Conference Hailed a Success

(Biofuels International) Hundreds of delegates from the world of biofuels attended the European biofuel conference in Geneva. The two-day event at the Fairmont Hotel, in the heart of the city, focused on key policy areas including key biofuel market drivers, the

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RED III Trilogue Deal Maintains the Role of Sustainable Biodiesel in EU Climate Objectives

(Bioenergy International) On 30 March, EU negotiators reached a deal on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III), an outcome that has been welcomed by the European Biodiesel Board (EBB). Amongst other things, the provisional agreement includes a strong 42.5

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Biofuel Policies and the Current Food Crisis

by Joseph Glauber and Charlotte Hebebrand (International Food Policy Research Institute/Daily Star) ... Despite the recurring food versus fuel debate and criticism expressed during previous price spikes, biofuel policies have grown in popularity. That growth will likely continue.  The International Energy Agency

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Members of European Parliament Strike Informal Deal on REDIII

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Members of the European Parliament and the Swedish Presidency of the Council informally agreed March 30 to raise the share of renewables in the EU’s final energy consumption to 42.5 percent by 2030, under the

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EU Renewable Energy Deal Backs Biofuels to Cut Transport Emissions

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The amount of biofuels in Europe’s transport sector is expected to increase after the European Parliament and EU countries agreed in the early hours of Thursday (30 March) on new rules to spur the use of

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

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

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EU Biodiesel Industry Concerned on Import Labelling

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

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Going for Net-Zero by 2050 – Wishful Thinking or Realistic Goal?

(The Topsoe Team/Biofuels Digest) Some would say the goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is a mega-scale challenge requiring mega-scale solutions. Not to mention a healthy dose of optimism. But this is where ultra-low carbon intensity blue hydrogen comes

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#88. Innovation in Advanced Biofuels and eFuels

(Transport Energy Strategies)  UPM has been at the forefront of innovating in the advanced biofuels space. Hear from Marko Janhunen, Chair of the EU’s Advanced Biofuels Coalition on policy advancements, challenges and where this evolving industry may be heading. Marko Janhunen,

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Updated for 2023: Overview of Biofuels Policies and Markets across the EU

(ePURE) The latest update of ePURE's Overview of biofuels policies and markets across the EU is now online and free to download. This report tracks progress of the EU and its Member States in achieving energy and climate targets so far

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Requirements and Solutions for Pretreatment of HVO Feedstocks

by Veronique Gibon, Wim De Greyt, Jan De Kock, Mark Kellens (Biobased Diesel Daily/Desmet Ballestra) Hydrotreated vegetable oil can reduce the use of fossil fuels and recycle waste streams, but its production requires efficient, flexible, safe, reliable and sustainable pretreatment

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UFOP Study: Models to Assess Indirect Land Use Change Not Sufficiently Robust

(Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen e. V. (UFOP))   Controversial debates about the impact of European biofuel policy on cultivation of agricultural commodities in other regions, i.e. indirect land use change (iLUC), have been underway since the target of 10%

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Nine EU Countries Want Low-Carbon Hydrogen Included in Bloc’s Renewables Goals

by Paul Messad (EURACTIV France)  Nine EU member states, including France, have called on the European Commission to include low-carbon hydrogen – produced from nuclear electricity – in the EU’s renewable hydrogen targets. France, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Slovenia, Croatia, Slovakia, Hungary

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Traceability and Transparency of Biofuels Markets to Reach New Heights in 2023

(European Waste-Based & Advanced Biofuels Association (EWBABA)/EurActiv) EWABA is very excited to welcome the newly established Union Database for Biofuels (“UDB”) open for economic operators’ registration since mid-January. In a year of major regulatory developments with the expected conclusion of important legislative

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ePURE: Data Shows EU Must Promote Update of Biofuels

(ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The EU is still overly reliant on fossil fuels for transport and Member States are lagging behind in efforts to promote renewable energy sources such as sustainable biofuels, according to new EU data. The new figures confirm the

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New EU Data Confirm Europe Needs to Speed up Progress on Renewables by Promoting Uptake of Biofuels

(ePURE) Sustainable crop-based biofuels remain the main source of renewable energy in transport, but are still needlessly restricted in how much they can help meet climate goals  --  The EU is still overly reliant on fossil fuels for transport and Member

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MPOC Urges EU to Include Palm Oil Wastes and Residues in Bioenergy Use

(UkrAgroConsult) The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) has urged the European Union (EU) to include palm oil wastes and residues in bioenergy use. The organisation made its comments following the EU’s new public input session into sustainable biofuels and biogases, which

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Book: Cooperation between Brazil and Europe: Geopolitical Importance and Perspectives for Innovation

(Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)  The newest edition of the Brazil-Europe relations series is dedicated to the theme of areas of cooperation between Brazil and Europe. The twelfth issue of the Brazil-Europe Relations Series brings a series of articles that analyze some

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Brazil: Equinor and CNPEM in Partnership for Biofuel R&D

(Equinor/bnamericas) This is a machine translation of the press release originally published in Portuguese. A partnership between Equinor and the National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) will enable the start of research for the production of bio-hydrocarbons

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Was 2022 a Pivotal Year for BioFuel?

(World Bio Market Insights) Interest in biofuels survived the fossil fuel bonanza of 2022 but there’s still a long road to viability -- The importance of energy to domestic and international politics became more visible than ever before between 2020 and

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UK Demolition Firm Achieves Carbon-Neutral Status after Switch to Renewable Diesel

(Rye Group/Biobased Diesel Daily) Rye Group, a leading U.K.-based provider of demolition, remediation and ground and enabling works, has achieved carbon-neutral status after switching from standard red diesel to HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) Green D+ fuel. Rye Group adheres to its own

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Views Sought on Updated List of Sustainable Biofuel Feedstocks DEADLINE January 2, 2023

(Biofuels International) The European Commission has asked to hear views on the long-awaited update of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) Annex IX. This draft act is open for feedback for four weeks until January 2. This feedback will then be taken into account

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Argent Energy to Construct Glycerin Refinery at Port of Amsterdam Biodiesel Plant

(Argent Energy/Biobased Diesel Daily)  Argent Energy, a leading European manufacturer of biodiesel in the U.K. and the Netherlands, has begun groundworks for construction of a glycerin refinery in the Port of Amsterdam that will produce 50,000 tons of refined glycerin per

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Parcel Delivery Firm Makes Switch to Biodiesel

(Biofuels International) DPD will switch its entire diesel HGV fleet to Gd+ HVO in conjunction with integrated energy provider Essar and Green Biofuels. Gd+ HVO is a direct drop-in replacement for diesel, developed by Green Biofuels and is defined as renewable

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Ethanol Industry Eyes Transformation to Kill ‘Food vs Fuel’ Argument

by Sarantis Michalopoulos (EURACTIV.com) Although Hungary’s agriculture minister has recently hailed the ethanol industry’s fresh investments in animal feed and foodstuffs in addition to biofuel production, the European Commission appears to remain unconvinced, still invoking the “food versus fuel” argument. Speaking at

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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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Titan to Build the World’s Largest Biomethane Liquefaction Plant

(Titan) Titan will scale up Liquified Biomethane (LBM, also known as bio-LNG) production in the Port of Amsterdam together with BioValue as biogas supplier. Linde has been contracted to perform the basic engineering. --  Titan, the independent supplier of low

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Tight Distillates Could Buoy ARA Biodiesel Demand

by Stefka Wechsler (Argus Media)  Tight distillate supplies could buoy interest in B100 biodiesel for bunkering in Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) early next year. EU sanctions will ban all imports of Russian diesel from February next year, requiring Europe to replace 750,000 b/d of supply,

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EU Biofuel Import Controls Need Tightening: APPB

by Jonathan Gleave (Argus Media) A better traceability of imported feedstocks used to produced advanced biofuels, particularly those derived from the palm oil sector, is essential for both the reputation of the market and the EU but the block's recent drive

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Top 5: All EVs, All the Time in the EU??

by Tammy Klein (Transport Energy Strategies) ... • Plug-in Hybrids with E85: An IFPEN study has showed that they’re just as climate-friendly as EVs – but will the EU Commission, Parliament and Council listen as they enter the trilogue negotiations

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PRIO’s Advanced Biofuels Route – Supporting the Energy Transition and Shipping Decarbonisation

by Filipa Oliveira and Telmo Ferreira (PRIO/EurActiv) Maritime transport emits around 940 million tons of CO2 annually and is responsible for about 2.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. More than 80% of all goods are transported via international shipping lanes, and the

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UCO Network Partners with VeChain

(UCO Network)  UCO Network, the first blockchain-based ESG-focused biofuel platform and the VeChain Foundation, overseer of the world’s leading sustainability-focused public blockchain, VeChainThor, are thrilled to announce a long-term partnership to build infrastructure for the global used cooking oil industry, opening a plethora

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European Parliament Will Continue to Recognise Primary Woody Biomass as a Renewable Energy Source

(Bioenergy Insight) The European Parliament voted today (14 September) to recognise primary woody biomass as a renewable energy source. This is consistent with its prior classification under both the first Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and RED II. Primary woody biomass is

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The Place of Biodiesel as China Eyes Carbon Neutrality

by Kong Lingyu (China Dialogue/Eco Business) China has developed a biodiesel export industry fed by used cooking oil, but a domestic market remains elusive. ... Biodiesel stocks have also done well on China’s own markets. The main reasons for this are the

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Parliament Backs Boost for Renewables Use and Energy Savings

(European Parliament) Share of renewable energy to be raised to 45% by 2030; Energy savings targets increased to 40% of final energy consumption, and 42.5% of primary energy consumption; Revision of two laws will help fight climate change and boost

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Revealed: How Ireland Found Itself Breaching EU Limits on Biofuels

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The Irish transport sector uses more than double the limit of waste-based biofuels such as used cooking oil, putting Ireland in breach of a cap contained in the Renewable Energy Directive, EURACTIV has learned. Eurostat figures from

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Facts, Not Fiction: Bioenergy from Wood Contributes to Europe’s Energy Security and Is Part of a Sustainable Energy Mix

(IEA Bioenergy) IEA Bioenergy: Commenting on the upcoming Planetary vote in the European Parliament on the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III) next week, Dr. Paul Bennett, Chair of the Executive Committee of IEA Bioenergy said. Europe is facing a hard winter season

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5 Minutes with Thomas Hoppe, Clariant’s Head of Operations Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Clariant has built the first commercial sunliquid® plant for the production of 50,000 t 2G cellulosic ethanol per year in Romania, which started production a few weeks ago. What have been the main hurdles in reaching this milestone? We are extremely

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Alder Fuels and Enviva Partner to Further Scale and Commercialize Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply Chains

(Alder Fuels/Enviva/Business Wire)  Partnership aims to accelerate the decarbonization of aviation and to scale access to renewable fuels to power the clean energy transition -- Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA), the world’s leading producer of sustainably sourced woody biomass, and Alder Fuels,

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Global Transportation Grade Bioethanol Market Report 2022-2031: Increasing Use of Biofuels in the Aviation Industry & Increased R&D for the Bioethanol Generation from Algae

(Research & Markets/PR Newswire)  The "Transportation Grade Bioethanol Market - A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on Raw Material, Fuel Blend, End Use, and Region - Analysis and Forecast, 2022-2031" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The transportation grade bioethanol market is expected to grow

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Accelerating Energy Independence and Emission Reductions: The Role of Advanced Biofuels in Transport

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com)  ... In the context of transport, advanced biofuels have been identified in the REDII as one of the key solutions for the deployment of renewable energy sources as their role can be increased to support the

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Chevron Renewable Energy Group Breaks Ground on Lower Carbon Feedstock Expansion Project

(Chevron Renewable Energy Group) Chevron Renewable Energy Group broke ground on the expansion of its Emden, Germany biorefinery during a ceremony held on Saturday. The expansion project includes the addition of a pretreatment system at the facility, which is expected

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Five Reasons Europe Needs to Do Better on Biofuels

(EU Biofuels Chain/Politico)  Sustainable biofuels have an important role to play in EU energy independence and food security.  --  The EU has taken important steps towards strengthening EU energy independence and food security while sticking to ambitious commitments in the

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Kuehne+Nagel Committed to Ship 40,000 TEUs on Biofuel

(Kuehne+Nagel) First of several advanced biofuel volumes secured for Kuehne+Nagel’s biofuel concept; Available to customers on any trade and on any service; True decarbonisation by 100% CO2e avoidance Kuehne+Nagel has secured the equivalent volumes of a waste-based next generation biofuel to save

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European Groups Comment on Key RED Vote in Parliament

(ePURE/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The European Parliament has taken a positive step on EU renewable energy policy as ITRE Committee members voted decisively in favor of increasing the ambition for GHG emissions reduction in transport while leaving Member States free to use

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Two Cheers for the EU’s New Fit for 55 Transport Fuels Policy -- Um, Why Not 3 Cheers?

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) ...  The EU policy includes a blending obligation for fuel suppliers. Starting in 2025, the aviation fuel made available to EU airports should contain 2% SAF, increasing to 5% by 2030, 32% by 2040 and 63%

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USIPA: EU Council Affirms Support for Biomass

( U.S. Industrial Pellet Association/Biomass Magazine) The U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) on June 28 welcomed continued support for sustainable sourcing of ‘primary woody biomass’ by the EU Council’s General Approach for revising the Renewable Energy Directive (REDIII).    Amendments to the directive

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Germany: EnviTec Expands Facilities to Target Bio-LNG Transport Market

(EnviTec Biogas/NGV Journal)  Construction work to expand EnviTec Biogas’ original premises in Lohne, Lower Saxony is in full progress, the foundation is already poured. With the addition of an extra 640 sqm, this will mean the site then offers a total

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New Plant Will Produce Bio-LNG to Decarbonize German Transport

(Hitachi Zosen Inova/NGV Journal)  The German biogas producer Bioenergie Geest GmbH & Co. KG and the Swiss cleantech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) signed a contract to establish the joint venture company Apensen Verflüssigungs GmbH & CO. KG, in Apensen, in

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GIDARA Energy's Advanced Methanol Rotterdam Will Convert Non-Recyclable Waste into Advanced Biofuels

(GIDARA Energy/Business Insider/PR Newswire) GIDARA Energy and the Port of Rotterdam are pleased to announce GIDARA's next advanced biofuels facility in The Netherlands: Advanced Methanol Rotterdam ("AMR"). Located in the Port of Rotterdam, the plant will convert non-recyclable waste into advanced methanol. The advanced methanol

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Decision on the European Commission’s Refusal to Grant Public Access to Documents Concerning Compliance with Biofuels Sustainability Criteria under the Renewable Energy Directive (Case 1527/2020/DL)

(European Ombudsman) The complainant wished to obtain access to a list of all countries of origin of used cooking oil (UCO) for the years 2016 to 2019, together with the volumes of UCO feedstock collected for each country for each

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Repsol, Supplier of the First Single-Seater French Formula 4 Championship to Use 100% Advanced Biofuel

(Biofuels Central)  Repsol, supplier of the first single-seater French Formula 4 championship to use 100% advanced biofuel. Repsol has begun supplying 100% advanced biofuel to the French Formula 4 championship for use in pre-season testing at the legendary Bugatti circuit in Le

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SURE Obtained Final Recognition by the European Commission

(Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme (SURE))  The SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES Verifications Scheme (SURE) has been approved by the European Commission as a voluntary certification scheme for demonstrating compliance with the legal requirements of RED II by economic operators in the bioenergy sector. The

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Biomethane Will Deliver 20% of Current EU Gas Imports from Russia by 2030

(Bioenergy Insight) The biomethane sector will deliver 20% of current EU gas imports from Russia by 2030, the European Commission has announced. The Commission’s REPowerEU plan, released on 8 March, marks a decisive step towards the rapid development of Europe’s biomethane industry.

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European Commission Sets 2030 Target for Biomethane Deployment

(European Biogas Association/NGV Journal)  The European Commission announced a target for the production of 35 billion cubic meters (bcm) of biomethane within the EU by 2030 as part of its REPowerEU plan. The biomethane value chain welcomes this target, which is

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EU Biofuel Plan Increases Risk of Fraudulent Imports from Asia: Study

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV) EU proposals aimed at cutting transport emissions risk boosting the amount of fraudulent used cooking oil (UCO) imported into the EU, according to a new study by the International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT), a US-based non-profit organisation. The

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Versalis Begins Advanced Bioethanol Production in Italy

(Process Worldwide)  Versalis has begun the production of bioethanol at its Crescentino plant in Italy. The facility complies with the European legislation for the development of renewable energy RED II and makes use of the Proesa technology to produce sustainable

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Agilyx, Virgin Group, REG, Louisiana Green Fuels, Circular SynTech, and Others Advance on Waste-to-Fuels

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest) Just in the last few days, it’s been all about low carbon, lower carbon, net-zero carbon – and all of it from waste. Virgin Group and Agilyx’s strategic partnership to produce lower carbon fuel from

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Renewable Energy Group Announces Strategic Investment in Expanded Low Carbon Feedstock Processing in Europe

(Renewable Energy Group/Business Wire) Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG) (NASDAQ: REGI) will install a state-of-the-art pretreatment facility in Germany, enabling the company to refine some of the lowest carbon intensity, hardest to convert waste fats and oils for bio-based diesel production.

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2nd Annual Biofuels Forum --- June 9-10, 2022 --- Berlin, Germany

The decarbonization of EU road transportation will increasingly impact the demand for fossil and biofuel, especially after 2030. The long-term outlook for biofuels, beyond 2045, does not look promising, and the expected decline in demand is likely to encourage biofuel

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Green Fuels Shortage Looming Due to EU Restrictions, Industry Warns

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) Europe is in danger of failing to meet the transport industry’s soaring demand for sustainable liquid fuels due to EU restrictions on biofuels, a new industry position paper has claimed. Demand for green liquid fuels in Europe

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The Steady Boom in Renewable Diesel Continues

(Biofuels International) Tom Fox, head of renewable fuels, OTX, outlines how as the world emerges from the Covid pandemic, the renewable diesel (RD) market will continue its steady boom this year. He said: "Despite challenges, RD and its related process

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FLITE Consortium: Build the First-of-Its-Kind LanzaJetTM Alcohol to Jet (AtJ) Facility

(RSB) The FLITE consortium, led by SkyNRG and with LanzaTech as the technology provider, will build the first-of-its-kind LanzaJetTM Alcohol to Jet (AtJ) facility. The facility will convert waste-based ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at a scale of at

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Advanced Biofuels Can Replace Used Cooking Oil in Aviation, Industry Says

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com)  Under the ReFuelEU Aviation proposal, the percentage of SAF that must be mixed with kerosene would reach 63% in 2050. -- Pressure is growing on EU lawmakers to ensure agricultural and waste residues are legally required

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Airlines, NGOs Unite Behind Push for Clean Jet Fuels in Europe

(European Climate Foundation)  Airlines, pilots and environmental groups are teaming up for the first time to support a European Union plan for big increases in climate-friendly jet fuels. Four major carriers – Air France-KLM, easyJet, Ryanair and Deutsche Post DHL Group – have

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Crop-based Biofuels Made up Majority of Renewables in EU Transport, Report Reveals

(Biofuels International)  A new EU report, highlighted by ePURE, has underlined Europe’s continued dependence on fossil fuels for transport. The report also confirmed the importance of crop-based biofuels as a renewable energy source that can easily replace them. Eurostat, the EU’s statistics

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Biofuels Market Dynamics 2022 and Beyond: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to IHS Markit’s Outlook

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Last week,we were surrounded by a Ministry of All the Talents, as you might say, experts from the holy of holies, IHS Markit, yes, Dan Yergin’s fabled firm. Want to find out what was covered

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Global Update: Increased Mobility Improves Ethanol Trade as Policies Drive Long-Term Demand

(GrainNet) ... U.S. ethanol exports for the first quarter of the 2021/2022 marketing year (MY) were 5% higher than the previous year, totaling 330 million gallons. Increased mobility and reduced COVID-19 restrictions have spurred a near global recovery in ethanol trade. Gains were

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ExxonMobil Expands Interest in Biofuels, Acquires Stake in Biojet AS

(ExxonMobil)  ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, acquiring a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS, a Norwegian biofuels company that plans to convert forestry and wood-based construction waste into lower-emissions

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Two Birds with One Stone: A Combined Environmental and Economic Performance Assessment of Rapeseed-Based Biodiesel Production

by Xueqing Yang,Yang Liu, Alberto Bezama, Daniela Thrän (GCB-Bioenergy)  Rapeseed is the dominant feedstock for biodiesel production in Germany; however, significant decline in crop yields observed during the 2018 drought in Europe poses economic and environmental risks for its sustained

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State Aid: Commission Approves Finnish Investment Aid to NordFuel and Veolia for the Construction of Advanced Biofuels Plants in Finland

(European Commission) The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, two support measures for the construction of advanced biofuels plants in Finland. More specifically, the Commission has approved the following 2 investment aid measures notified by Finland: (i) €24.5

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EU Incapable of Detecting Fraud in Biofuel Imports, Complainant Says

by Sean Goulding Carroll (EURACTIV.com) The EU’s approach to monitoring fraud in the importation of used cooking oil (UCO) – a feedstock used to produce green biodiesel – is unfit for purpose, the complainant behind the EU ombudsman’s recent maladministration ruling

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Could Ireland Be on the Cusp of a Biofuel Revolution?

by Neil Briscoe (Irish Times)  “Electrification of cars is important in reducing emissions but it cannot do it all”  -- Biofuels are coming back into both public and Governmental focus in Ireland, not least with the recent announcement that the cost

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Market Diversification and the Biofuel Start-up

by Oliver Mace (Broadmanor Consulting)  ... Firstly, there are of course European countries outside of the EU – UK, Norway, Switzerland… – and these are not bound by the regulatory framework of the Union. They are free to create biofuels regulations

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EnviTec Forms Joint Venture to Produce Bio-LNG

(Bioenergy Insight)  EnviTec Biogas and Leipzig-based BALANCE Erneuerbare Energien, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VNG AG, have formed a joint venture to produce bio-LNG. The two companies will build a bio-LNG liquefaction plant under the name BALANCE EnviTec in Brandenburg, near Berlin,

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Advanced Biofuels Coalition LSB Position: Fit for 55 to Unleash the Full Potential of Advanced Low Carbon Fuels

(Advanced Biofuels Coalition) The Advanced Biofuels Coalition LSB, representing the leading companies in the advanced biofuels industry, strongly supports the EU target for climate-neutrality by 2050 and the need for more ambitious 2030 intermediate targets. We believe that our sector will play

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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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DHL and Grundfos Pilot Bio-LNG in Road Freight with Promising Results

(DHL) DHL Freight and Shell partner to introduce Bio-LNG to road freight transport; Sustainable fuel alternative with lower CO2 emissions up to carbon neutrality; DHL and Grundfos alike are approaching the target of a sustainable supply chain In June 2021, DHL Freight, one

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Availability of Advanced, Second-Generation Biofuels Increases – Policymakers Asked to Unleash Their Full Potential

(Clariant/EurActiv) Starting in the fourth quarter of this year, Clariant’s sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant in Podari, Romania, will ramp up production in order to produce 50,000 tons of cellulosic ethanol per year. --  Energy prices are soaring and the Commission in

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Repsol and Iberia Make the First Flight with Biofuel Produced from Waste in Spain

(Repsol) • Repsol and Iberia have completed the Madrid–Bilbao route with sustainable fuel produced from waste at the Petronor Industrial Complex. The flight was operated with an Iberia Airbus A320neo, one of the airline company’s most efficient aircrafts.  This low-carbon

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Sustainability of Biomethane Production in Ireland

(Dowth Farm & Research Facility/KPMG Sustainable Futures/Gas Networks Ireland) The core aim of this report is to assess whether Ireland can develop an environmentally sustainable biomethane industry without creating unintended negative consequences -- The Dowth Farm & Research Facility in

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Sufficient Sustainable Biomass Feedstock Available to Support an Ambitious Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Strategy for EU Transport

(Fuels Europe) A new study by Imperial College London Consultants concludes that the potential availability of sustainable biomass, with no harm to biodiversity, could support an advanced and waste-based biofuel production of up to 175 Mtoe in 2050. This conclusion reinforces

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Spain's Nexolub Signs 10-Year Waste Oils Offtake Deal

by Adam Porter (Argus Media)  Spanish trading company Nexolub has signed a 10-year offtake deal with tyre recycling firm Life for Tyres (L4T) to market advanced waste oils from a new plant in Puertollano. The project, due to be completed in

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WUR Produces Kerosene from Bio-Based Side Streams

(Wageningen University & Research) Wageningen University & Research and its partners have developed a new type of aviation fuel that is produced using bio-based waste streams from the agriculture industry. One of the targets of the Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II)

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Honeywell and Preem Conduct Commercial Co-Processing Trial to Produce Renewable Fuel

(Honeywell UOP)  Honeywell UOP’s Optimix GF feed distributor successfully enabled co-processing trial with biomass-based pyrolysis oil; Trial at Preem’s Lysekil refinery marks UOP’s 6th commercial co-processing trial in an FCC and the first trial in Scandinavia  --  Honeywell announced today the

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State Aid: Commission Approves One-Year Prolongation of Tax Exemption for Giofuels in Sweden

(European Commission)  The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, the prolongation of the tax exemption measure for biofuels in Sweden. Sweden has exempted liquid biofuels from energy and CO₂ taxation since 2002. The measure has already been prolonged several

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REDD+, CORSIA and California Carbon Offsets - Understanding the Differences

(Opis Carbon Team) The commitment to carbon neutrality continues to grow as corporations and jurisdictions chart a course for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Voluntary REDD+ Credits, CORSIA eligible offsets and California Carbon Offsets provide a variety of opportunities for emissions reductions,

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S&P Global Platts to Publish Prices Showing Cost to Reduce Carbon Emissions Using Biofuels

(S&P Global Platts/PR Newswire)  New prices offer granular look at actual costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions with biofuels --  S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, today announced it

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