Category: Fuels

BluePlasma gets approval to set up CO2 into CO conversion pilot project

BluePlasma gets approval to set up CO2 into CO conversion pilot project

January 9, 2023 |

In Belgium, BluePlasma consortium has received approval from VLAIO to set up an R&D pilot project. In concrete terms, an infrastructure will be built in Antwerp to convert CO2 into CO via plasma technology. The idea is to capture greenhouse gas (CO2) locally and convert it into a high-quality chemical material (CO). This carbon monoxide […]

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Protestor fighting against proposed Irish biogas plant throws cow manure at officials

Protestor fighting against proposed Irish biogas plant throws cow manure at officials

January 9, 2023 |

In Ireland, the Irish Examiner reports that a local official and a junior minister had cow manure thrown at them during a public meeting last week in County Galway where the recent planning decision had been taken to approve a biogas facility on the edge of the town limits of Gort. The meeting was organized […]

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IEA says biofuel demand could be up 6% in 2022

IEA says biofuel demand could be up 6% in 2022

January 9, 2023 |

In France, the International Energy Agency’s Renewables 2022 review says global biofuel demand is expected to be 6% or 9.1 billion liters per year (MLPY) higher in 2022 than in 2021. Renewable diesel makes up the largest share of this year-on-year expansion, thanks to attractive policies in the United States and Europe. Blending requirements and […]

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Hyperfuels to market ethanol-free gasoline in 13 states

Hyperfuels to market ethanol-free gasoline in 13 states

January 9, 2023 |

In Texas, Hyperfuels announced that it will market PurFuels ethanol-free gasoline to petroleum distributors and gas station convenience stores in 13 states. This is the first commercial fuel (without ethanol) to be marketed in bulk in multiple states since 2005. When Hyperfuels began offering special blends of ethanol-free gasoline in 2016 in some Texas markets […]

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Minnesota PUC seeks EIS on short stretch of proposed Summit Carbon Solution’s pipeline

Minnesota PUC seeks EIS on short stretch of proposed Summit Carbon Solution’s pipeline

January 9, 2023 |

In Minnesota, last week the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission formally accepted Summit Carbon Solution’s route permit application for a carbon dioxide (CO2) pipeline that will stretch 28 miles from the Green Plains Ethanol Plant near Fergus Falls, Minn. to Breckenridge, and into North Dakota. Accepting the application as complete begins the permitting process that will […]

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November ethanol exports hit three-month low, down 40% on year

November ethanol exports hit three-month low, down 40% on year

January 5, 2023 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association says November U.S. ethanol exports declined 3% to a three-month low of 81.4 million gallons (mg), approximately 40% less than the volume shipped a year ago. Essentially all exported U.S. ethanol landed in just ten countries in November. Our northern neighbor secured its place as our top customer for the twentieth […]

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IMTT closes sale of Gretna, Louisiana liquid storage terminal to BWC Terminals

IMTT closes sale of Gretna, Louisiana liquid storage terminal to BWC Terminals

January 5, 2023 |

In Louisiana, IMTT announced it has closed on the sale of the company’s bulk liquids storage terminal located in Gretna, Louisiana to BWC Terminals LLC. The Gretna terminal is located on the Mississippi River and has approximately 2.3 million barrels of storage capacity, with truck, rail, and deep-water marine access. “BWC was uniquely positioned to […]

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BNDES approves $15M financing for UISA Geo Biogás to build facility from sugarcane waste

BNDES approves $15M financing for UISA Geo Biogás to build facility from sugarcane waste

January 5, 2023 |

In Brazil, National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) approved financing of R$ 80 million for UISA Geo Biogás S/A to build an industrial unit to produce biomethane and electricity from sugarcane residues, in Nova Olympia (MT). In the first phase, the plant will produce up to 11.4 million Nm³/year of biogas and up […]

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Florida’s first landfill gas to RNG facility successfully ramped up

Florida’s first landfill gas to RNG facility successfully ramped up

January 5, 2023 |

In Florida, OPAL Fuels announced Florida’s first landfill gas to RNG facility at the New River Solid Waste Association (NRSWA) municipal solid waste landfill has successfully completed its ramp-up period. Located in Raiford, Florida, the facility captures naturally occurring biogas from the decomposition of organic material at the landfill and refines it into RNG, a […]

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Formerra teams with Danimer Scientific to distribute bioplastics

Formerra teams with Danimer Scientific to distribute bioplastics

January 5, 2023 |

In Illinois, Formerra recently announced a new relationship with Danimer Scientific, a leading next-generation bioplastics company, to distribute sustainable polymer materials manufactured by Danimer. Danimer Scientific is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of renewable, sustainable polymers that can be found in numerous consumer products including cups, straws, lids, food containers, and other single-use items. Danimer’s […]

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