Tag: UK

Ensus been producing ethanol at low rates since March

Ensus been producing ethanol at low rates since March

June 11, 2019 |

In the UK, local press reports that the Ensus ethanol plant has only been running at a low rate since March and has had several shutdowns due to the lack of demand for ethanol because the government has yet to enforce E10. Currently the policy is only for E5. The company says that the country […]

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UK rolls out labeling and campaign for E5 and B7

UK rolls out labeling and campaign for E5 and B7

June 6, 2019 |

In the UK, drivers are being urged to think more carefully about the environmental impacts of their journeys through a new government campaign launching Thursday when filling stations across the UK will start rolling out new labels, which will help educate drivers on the benefits of biofuels. Gasoline, which contains up to 5% renewable ethanol, […]

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UK and Ireland’s Federation of Petroleum Suppliers launches clean growth and decarbonization vision

UK and Ireland’s Federation of Petroleum Suppliers launches clean growth and decarbonization vision

June 5, 2019 |

In the UK, the liquid fuels distribution trade association for the UK and Republic of Ireland The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has officially launched its future vision for clean growth and decarbonization during its annual exhibition FPS EXPO 2019. FPS unveiled its vision for cutting carbon through the development of biofuels to visitors at […]

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Red Funnel backtracks on biofuel use saying supply and legislation not supportive

Red Funnel backtracks on biofuel use saying supply and legislation not supportive

June 4, 2019 |

In the UK, Red Funnel launched its new three-year environment strategy ‘Red Goes Green’ in September 2018, when it announced a raft of new initiatives to help improve and conserve the environment but has since decided that biofuels aren’t a good fit for the ferry company. Fran Collins, CEO of Red Funnel, said: “Over the […]

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Greenergy pulled out of FOG waste biodiesel project in February

Greenergy pulled out of FOG waste biodiesel project in February

May 22, 2019 |

In the UK, local press reports that Greenergy pulled out of a 2011 JV with to produce biodiesel with Brocklesby from waste fats and oils back in February, well before the recent investigation into biodiesel price fixing. In April, the writing was already on the wall for the facility that had more than GBP2.6 million […]

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Air BP offers to supply Neste aviation biofuel to Swedish and French airports

Air BP offers to supply Neste aviation biofuel to Swedish and French airports

May 21, 2019 |

In the UK, Air BP announced it has offered sustainable aviation fuel to general and business aviation customers and aircraft manufacturers at Stockholm Arlanda (ARN/ESSA) airport in Sweden and Caen Carpiquet (CFR/LFRK) airport in France. This latest fuel offering comes in support of the industry’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative, launched one year ago, […]

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UK’s Serious Fraud Office teams with Netherlands to investigate Greenergy on biodiesel trading

UK’s Serious Fraud Office teams with Netherlands to investigate Greenergy on biodiesel trading

May 16, 2019 |

In the UK, the Serious Fraud Office confirmed that it has opened a joint investigation with the Dutch authorities concerning certain aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy and various third parties. Searches were conducted on April 30 at five sites across the UK and additional sites in the Netherlands and Belgium. Four individuals have been […]

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UK biodiesel producer Olleco awarded Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen

UK biodiesel producer Olleco awarded Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen

May 15, 2019 |

In the UK, Olleco, the renewables arm of ABP Food Group and the UK’s leading supplier of cooking oils and collector of used cooking oils, has become the first dedicated circular economy company to be granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen. The Warrant has resulted from our work to create a “closed […]

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Loughborough University wins grant to develop sustainable transport fuels

Loughborough University wins grant to develop sustainable transport fuels

May 8, 2019 |

In the UK, Loughborough University has been awarded GBP200,000 for two projects which aim to make the transport sector more environmentally friendly. Researchers successfully bid for the grant which will come from the Department for Transport and Supergen Bioenergy Hub – a group of experts focused on developing sustainable bioenergy systems that support the UK’s […]

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UK’s net-zero carbon proposal for 2050 sees big role for BECCS and aviation biofuel

UK’s net-zero carbon proposal for 2050 sees big role for BECCS and aviation biofuel

May 2, 2019 |

In the UK, the UK Committee on Climate Change’s new report seeking to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 sees CCS tied in with bioenergy production as key, as well as 21TWh of biofuels for aviation, roughly between 5% and 10% of 2017 aviation fuel consumption. That switch to aviation biofuels is estimated to displace […]

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