Category: Fuels

Sunfire secures $125M Series D funding for to further develop electrolyzers

Sunfire secures $125M Series D funding for to further develop electrolyzers

October 26, 2021 |

In Germany, Sunfire, a global leader in the development and production of industrial electrolyzers, has secured $125 million of new funding in its Series D round from a consortium of investors led by Lightrock and Planet First Partners, and including Carbon Direct Capital Management, HydrogenOne Capital, and existing shareholders. The new investment will further strengthen […]

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European Parliament approves Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking

European Parliament approves Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking

October 26, 2021 |

In Belgium, the European Parliament last week voted in favor of Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU), the successor of BBI JU, by adopting a legislative proposal on the establishment of joint undertakings for the 2021-2027 period. The Council of the EU is expected to adopt the proposal by the end of November, leading […]

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ADM and Gevo sings MOU to produce SAF and other low carbon fuels

ADM and Gevo sings MOU to produce SAF and other low carbon fuels

October 25, 2021 |

In Illinois, ADM and Gevo, Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other low carbon-footprint hydrocarbon fuels. The MoU contemplates the production of both ethanol and isobutanol that would then be transformed into renewable low carbon-footprint hydrocarbons, including SAF, using Gevo’s processing technology and […]

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Feedstock available to support an ambitious low-carbon liquid fuels strategy for EU transport

Feedstock available to support an ambitious low-carbon liquid fuels strategy for EU transport

October 25, 2021 |

In the UK, 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 a study by Concawe showing that advanced and waste-based biofuels, together with synthetic […]

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Rolls-Royce successfully flies on 100% SAF

Rolls-Royce successfully flies on 100% SAF

October 25, 2021 |

In Arizona, Rolls-Royce, working with Boeing and World Energy, has carried out a successful test flight of its 747 Flying Testbed aircraft using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Trent 1000 engine. The aircraft flew from Tucson airport in Arizona, passing over New Mexico and Texas, with a Trent 1000 engine running solely on […]

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Tepsa gets OK to import animal byproducts for biofuel feedstock via Tarragona

Tepsa gets OK to import animal byproducts for biofuel feedstock via Tarragona

October 25, 2021 |

In Spain, Tepsa has obtained authorization from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to import animal by-products for the production of biofuels through its terminal in Tarragona. It is the second Spanish port area to receive this permission, following the port of Huelva, which obtained the permit in November 2020, and the first on […]

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LANXESS and bp team to produce plastics from sustainable raw materials

LANXESS and bp team to produce plastics from sustainable raw materials

October 25, 2021 |

In Germany, specialty chemicals company LANXESS and bp are entering into a strategic partnership for the use of sustainable raw materials in high-tech plastics production. bp will supply sustainably produced cyclohexane to the LANXESS’ production site in Antwerp, Belgium, starting in the fourth quarter of 2021. The sustainable origin of the raw materials is certified […]

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Siglar Carbon launches free tool to estimate and compare emissions from tankers

Siglar Carbon launches free tool to estimate and compare emissions from tankers

October 25, 2021 |

In Norway, Siglar Carbon has launched a free tool for estimating and comparing emissions from tanker voyages. Using the Siglar Carbon Estimator to compare the carbon consequence of commercial decisions prior to fixing can unlock potential that lies within a commercial decarbonization of the shipping industry. The Siglar Carbon Estimator models carbon emissions specific to […]

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ADM reaches agreement with BioUrja Group for sale of Peoria ethanol facility

ADM reaches agreement with BioUrja Group for sale of Peoria ethanol facility

October 24, 2021 |

In Illinois, ADM reached an agreement to sell its ethanol production complex in Peoria, Illinois to biofuels supplier, BioUrja Group. The deal is expected to close in the coming weeks. ADM will work closely with BioUrja to ensure a smooth transition of the approximately 150 colleagues at Peoria. “The sale of our Peoria facility is […]

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Royal Van Wijhe Verf joins GoodShipping to decarbonize its ocean freight by using biofuel

Royal Van Wijhe Verf joins GoodShipping to decarbonize its ocean freight by using biofuel

October 24, 2021 |

In The Netherlands, Royal Van Wijhe Verf, a global supplier of coatings and colourants, joins forces with the world-first sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping to decarbonise the company’s ocean freight of all incoming raw materials through the application of sustainable marine biofuel. Royal Van Wijhe Verf, known for its portfolio of brands including Wijzonol, Ralston, Rebel […]

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