In Sweden, Neste welcomed the Swedish government’s draft law proposals for the emission reduction mandate for traffic fuels and the continued tax exemption for high-blend biofuels. Long-term perspective and ambitious targets provide a much-needed basis for innovation and investments in the biofuels sector, while ensuring the necessary carbon emission reductions in transportation. “Sweden is showing […]
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In Finland, Neste’s CEO said during 2016 full-year reporting that the company will continue to implement its global renewables growth strategy. The demand for renewable products is expected to continue growing globally. Neste’s renewables capacity increase program will include both debottlenecking of the existing production capacity to 3 million tons by 2020, and building of […]
In Finland, Neste and Bioenergy La Tuque have started R&D cooperation with the objective of studying the potential of using forest residues as a raw material in biofuel production in La Tuque, Canada. The cooperation supports Neste’s goals to expand the raw material selection available and increase the use of waste and residues. Currently, the […]
In the Netherlands, Neste will acquire pre-treatment and storage capacity for renewable raw materials in the Netherlands as part of the company’s growth program. Neste has signed an agreement with Electrawinds ReFuel B.V. on the acquisition of a former biodiesel plant in Sluiskil in the Netherlands. Neste intends to use the Sluiskil plant for the […]
In California, the city of San Diego has recently started using Neste renewable diesel in its vehicle fleet consisting of service trucks, refuse packers, dump trucks, construction equipment, and street sweepers, to name a few. By switching from conventional petroleum diesel to Neste renewable diesel, the city of San Diego joins California’s cleanest city fleets including the cities […]
In Finland, Neste has become the world’s largest producer of renewable fuels from waste and residues as a result of long-term work. This pioneer in the field has an exceptionally extensive portfolio of raw materials compared to competitors. The portfolio is actively developed with the aim of being expanded even further. A significant part of […]
This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this slide deck, we looked at Nissan and Neste and their direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.
In Finland, Henrik Erämetsä, Head of Aviation Regulation at Neste has been appointed Co-Chair of the EU initiative ‘the European Advanced Biofuels Flightpath’ as a representative of the biofuels industry. Erämetsä will co-chair together with Ruben Alblas from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The initiative supports the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and the EU […]
In Finland, Neste is set to begin selling NEXBTL at selected gas stations beginning in the new year, following in the footsteps of several California cities including San Francisco and commercial customers like Google and UPS. The product launch is one of Neste’s ways to participate in the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017 known […]
In California, Sacramento County will trial Neste’s renewable diesel during the next three months in its fleet of more than 400 trucks and other vehicles in what it hopes will be a path towards reducing GHG emissions. The price has been a main crux of switching over to renewable fuels such as Neste’s drop-in fuel, […]