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UECC to use Svitzer’s biofuel service in Scandinavian ports

UECC to use Svitzer’s biofuel service in Scandinavian ports

August 11, 2022 |

In Denmark, Svitzer announced that United European Car Carriers (UECC), an European provider of short sea transportation services for cars and other rolling cargo, has signed a three-year contract for Svitzer’s EcoTow product, through which fossil fuels are replaced with biofuels on Svitzer’s tugs. Svitzer said that the new partnership will result in a reduction […]

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Ballard’s Q2 revenues down 16% year-on-year

Ballard’s Q2 revenues down 16% year-on-year

August 11, 2022 |

In Canada, Ballard reported its total revenues for the second quarter of the year reached $20.9 million, down 16% year-over-year. The company’s Power Products revenue amounted to $13.5 million in Q2, down 14% year-on-year, chiefly due to lower shipments of fuel cell products. “We continue to see policy momentum across the globe to support our vision […]

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Atlantic Biomass, Bionoid ink letter of intent to produce SAF from residual hemp biomass

Atlantic Biomass, Bionoid ink letter of intent to produce SAF from residual hemp biomass

August 11, 2022 |

In Maryland. Atlantic Biomass signed a Letter of Intent with Bionoid, with the aim of producing commercial quantities of sustainable aviation fuels from residual hemp biomass.  The parties noted that this agreement will lead to the production of SAF and other bioproducts from up to 190,000 tons of annual residual hemp biomass harvests. The first […]

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BMW Group takes actions for sustainable packaging in its logistics

BMW Group takes actions for sustainable packaging in its logistics

August 11, 2022 |

In Germany, the BMW Group said it has implemented a number of initiatives to boost sustainable packaging in its logistics. As part of this initiative, the company’s plants in Europe will use more recycled material in their packaging. The BMW Group highlighted that for newly awarded contracts, the proportion of recycled material in reusable packaging […]

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Alaska Airlines launches new program to advance SAF through corporate partnerships

Alaska Airlines launches new program to advance SAF through corporate partnerships

August 11, 2022 |

In Alaska, Alaska Airlines launched a program with the aim of engaging its corporate customers in decarbonization initiatives through the purchase of SAF credits as well as efforts to expand education and awareness about opportunities to improve the sustainability of business travel. The program builds on a previous program launched with Microsoft in 2020 to […]

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Advanced Biofuels Canada announces the addition of seven new members

Advanced Biofuels Canada announces the addition of seven new members

August 11, 2022 |

In Canada, Advanced Biofuels Canada, the national association for producers, distributors, and technology developers of advanced biofuels and renewable fuels, announced the addition of seven companies as new members. New members include Parkland, Christianson PLLP, Expander Energy, Farmers Business Network, Murex, Spartan Controls and 3Degrees. “The addition of new members grows ABFC’s ability to expand […]

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MAN Energy Solutions inks MoU with Stena and Proman

MAN Energy Solutions inks MoU with Stena and Proman

August 11, 2022 |

In Denmark, MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stena Teknik and methanol producer Proman Under the terms of the deal, all parties will cooperate on a project to retrofit MAN 48/60 engines to make them capable of dual-fuel, diesel and methanol operation. Stena and Proman had announced their partnership to […]

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Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaboration initiative

Missouri S&T partners in hydrogen-energy collaboration initiative

August 11, 2022 |

In Missouri, the Missouri University of Science and Technology announced a partnership with industry, business groups and academic institutions to form the Greater St. Louis and Illinois Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Industrial Cluster. The group will collaborate on developing infrastructure for hydrogen fuels and will use innovative technology to help individual businesses meet decarbonization goals […]

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MeaTech 3D rebrands as Steakholder Foods

MeaTech 3D rebrands as Steakholder Foods

August 4, 2022 |

In Israel, tech food company MeaTech 3D has rebranded as Steakholder Foods. Founded in 2019, the firm has been developing technology and scientific processes to produce whole cuts of meat sustainably using animal cell cultivation and 3D bioprinting. The company said its proprietary 3D bioprinting technology can print whole cuts of meat with pinpoint precision […]

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ESA, Côte D’Azur University collaborate to develop sustainable space-quality composites

ESA, Côte D’Azur University collaborate to develop sustainable space-quality composites

August 4, 2022 |

In France, the European Space Agency (ESA) said it is working Côte D’Azur University on a new breed of space-quality composites made from wholly sustainable sources. “The problem with the classical thermoset resins we use to make space-quality composites is that they are petroleum-based, so by definition they come from a non-renewable resource,” explains ESA […]

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