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Erigo Group, Neutral Fuels Partner to Build UCO Biodiesel Plant in Oman

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily) Dubai-based Neutral Fuels Holdings Ltd. has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Erigo Group that will result in what Neutral Fuels says will be

July 27, 2021 Read Full Article

EU SAF Blending Mandate Proposals Ambitious but Feasible, Says SkyNRG Analysis Report

by Christopher Surgenor  (GreenAir Online)  An analysis by major sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) supplier SkyNRG of the European Commission’s ReFuelEU Aviation initiative, part of the ‘Fit for 55’ package of

July 26, 2021 Read Full Article

We Can Love Electric Cars, But Let’s Not Spurn Biofuels

by Dan Morgan (The Globalist)  Right now, electric cars have the momentum and the “inevitability” narrative on their side. Is the idea of pursuing two paths forward a waste of

July 16, 2021 Read Full Article

Indonesia Bets on Biofuels over Oil, but Electric Vehicles Could Render Both Moot

by Hans Nicholas Jong (Mongabay/Eco-Business) Increased adoption of electric vehicles could render redundant Indonesia’s biofuel infrastructure, which the government is touting as its chosen alternative to fossil fuels. The rapid

July 15, 2021 Read Full Article

Springboard Biodiesel Enables US Military Base to Save Nearly $5 Million in Fuel Costs and Mitigate 4,875 Tons of CO2e

(Springboard Biodiesel/EIN Presswire)  Used cooking oil can be turned into low-carbon biodiesel anywhere people are fed for about $1 per gallon with a Springboard Biodiesel BioPro™ system. —   Springboard Biodiesel, the

July 15, 2021 Read Full Article

Cory Switches Iconic Thames Tugs to Biofuels as Part of Net-Zero Drive

(Biofuels International)  Cory has announced that its fleet of tugs will run on biofuel. The move follows successful trials that have resulted in a reduction of net carbon dioxide emissions

July 15, 2021 Read Full Article

Renewable Diesel Plant Proposed at Prince George Refinery

by Arthur Williams (Alaska Highway News)  Plant would be the first of its kind in Canada —  The company which owns the Prince George Refinery is looking to develop a plant

July 13, 2021 Read Full Article

Trail of the Low-Carbon Footprint

by Anjaly Thomas (Khaleej Times)  …  While individuals are doing their fair share in a bid to save the planet, Neutral Fuels, the first biorefinery in the Middle East and the

July 12, 2021 Read Full Article

EU Green Jet Fuel Mandate Will Carve out Market for Big Players, Industry Warns

(Biofuels International)  An EU mandate for the use of animal fats and used cooking oils in sustainable aviation fuel is set to enrich large biofuel players such as Total and

July 8, 2021 Read Full Article

NYK Conducts Trial Use of Biofuel to Advance Decarbonization

(Hellenic Shipping News)  In June, NYK bulk carrier Frontier Jacaranda conducted a trial use of biofuel made from waste cooking oil collected and refined in Singapore. The test run was

July 2, 2021 Read Full Article

Anglo American Completes First Maritime Biofuel Trial towards Decarbonizing Ocean Freight

(Anglo American)  Anglo American has successfully trialled the use of sustainable biofuel to power a chartered capesize ship during a voyage from Singapore to South Africa. The biodiesel blend, produced by

June 30, 2021 Read Full Article

Province in Talks to Extend Come By Chance Refinery’s Financial Lifeline

(CBC/Yahoo! News) In another sign that that a restart is increasingly likely, the provincial government has confirmed that talks are ongoing to extend a financial lifeline for the idled Come By

June 29, 2021 Read Full Article

E-Fuels Development for Aviation Gets a Boost with Germany’s New PtL Roadmap

by Susan van Dyk (GreenAir Online)  Germany’s federal and state governments, with backing from industry, have agreed a roadmap that commits to the development of e-fuels – also described as power-to-liquids

June 28, 2021 Read Full Article

Indonesia Needs to Seek Out Alternative Sources for Biofuel

by Haryanto and Filda Citra Yusgiantoro (The Diplomat)  The country has abundant resources of biomass, a great potential source of renewable energy. — …  Indonesia has abundant resources of biomass. Indeed, many of

June 24, 2021 Read Full Article

Green Energy Biofuel Featured on NPR’s South Carolina Business Review

(Green Energy Biofuel/EIN Presswire)  BioJoe Renwick shares with listeners how his growing recycling enterprise, Green Energy Biofuel, has become more diversified and adaptive through the pandemic.  —  BioJoe Renwick, co-founder and

June 24, 2021 Read Full Article

NEXT Updates Timeline, Budget for Fuel Plant

by Anna Del Savio (Pamplin Media Group/Columbia County Spotlight)  NEXT Renewable Fuels now aiming for 2024 opening for Port Westward fuel production facility. READ MORE Port Westward Renewable Diesel Project

June 22, 2021 Read Full Article

Getting It Renewable Ready

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine)  As renewable diesel producers source an array of low-quality, low-carbon inputs, they’re tapping biodiesel’s seasoned pretreatment technology providers for customized feedstock preparation solutions, both on

June 17, 2021 Read Full Article

Renewable Diesel Backs into UCO

by Tom Bryan (Biodiesel Magazine) The low-quality, low-carbon byproduct of restaurant fryer grease, once largely reserved for modestly-sized biodiesel production, is now a darling input of the industry’s new mega

June 17, 2021 Read Full Article

Editorial: Tread Cautiously on Ethanol Drive: Focus Should Be on Raising Non-Cane Contribution to Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme to Protect Crop Diversity

(Telengana Today)  In the midst of soaring fuel prices and growing concerns over the environment, India has given a big push for the ethanol blended petrol programme (EBP), designed to reduce

June 10, 2021 Read Full Article

Airlines Already Have Their ‘RenovaBio’ to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

by Delcy MAC Cruz (Energia Que Fala Com Você (Google Translation)) … The action serves to reduce and offset greenhouse gas emissions. It’s CORSIA, which came into effect this year.

June 8, 2021 Read Full Article

Top Biofuel Maker Eyes Garbage in Widening Feedstock Hunt

by Robert Tuttle and Kim Chipman (Bloomberg/Yahoo! Finance)  Top Biofuel Maker Eyes Garbage in Widening Feedstock Hunt —  The world’s biggest renewable-diesel producer is looking to convert everything from tree limbs

June 8, 2021 Read Full Article

Maire Tecnimont Group’s Nextchem Awarded by TotalEnergies an Engineering Contract for a Biojet Plant in France

(Maire Tecnimont)  The Front-End Engineering Design contract is a first step towards implementing a plant for processing up to 400,000 tons annually of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), or BioJet, at

June 8, 2021 Read Full Article

Chevron Lummus Global and ARA Announce Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Award by ReadiFuels-Iowa

(Chevron Lummus Global)  Chevron Lummus Global LLC (CLG) and Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) today announced that the companies have been awarded a technology contract by ReadiFuels-Iowa, LLC for their renewable

June 8, 2021 Read Full Article

First Rescue Helicopter Flies on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(Safran) A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time, achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organization ADAC Luftrettung,

June 8, 2021 Read Full Article

Is a Feedstock Crackdown Coming to California’s LCFS?

by Ron Kotrba (Biobased Diesel Daily)  … But in the last rulemaking in 2018, CARB made a number of amendments to focus and strengthen the regulation, implementation and certainty of

June 4, 2021 Read Full Article

UrbanX Group Signs Engineering Design Contract for Its Renewable Diesel Facility in Bakersfield

(Urban X Group/Business Wire) UrbanX Renewables Group of Long Beach, CA, executed its front-end engineering design contract, an essential step for building the state’s first facility producing ultra-low carbon renewable diesel,

June 3, 2021 Read Full Article

Abu Dhabi Doorstep UCO Collection to Begin Next Year

(Biofuels International)  Abu Dhabi’s waste management centre will start recycling waste cooking oil (UCO) from homes and restaurants to produce biofuels. Abdul Mohsin Al Katheeri, acting director of projects and

June 3, 2021 Read Full Article

Neste and Vitol Aviation Enable Heathrow to Become First Major UK Airport to Incorporate SAF