Category: Fuels

Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance launched to promote investment in SAF

Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance launched to promote investment in SAF

April 20, 2021 |

In New York state, RMI and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) launched the Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance (SABA) supported by founding companies Boeing, BCG, Deloitte, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Netflix, and Salesforce. SABA’s mission is to accelerate the path to net zero aviation by driving investment in high quality sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), catalyzing new SAF production […]

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Clean Energy Fuels to provide low and negative carbon RNG to Amazon

Clean Energy Fuels to provide low and negative carbon RNG to Amazon

April 20, 2021 |

In California, Clean Energy Fuels Corp has signed an agreement with Amazon to provide low and negative carbon renewable natural gas (RNG). The fuel will be provided at 27 existing Clean Energy fueling stations and another 19 non-exclusive new or upgraded Clean Energy-owned stations that Clean Energy expects to be constructed by the end of […]

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ICM to upgrade Lakeview Plymouth Energy’s ethanol plant with new distillation tech

ICM to upgrade Lakeview Plymouth Energy’s ethanol plant with new distillation tech

April 19, 2021 |

In Kansas, ICM, Inc., has signed an agreement with Lakeview Plymouth Energy, LLC, to upgrade the ethanol producer’s distillation system and convert its high-pressure distillation system to ICM’s proprietary lower-temperature vacuum distillation. With this process optimization, ethanol plants with Delta-T technology and other high-pressure distillation plants have an opportunity to lower the cost of producing […]

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Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation invests in biodiesel-fueled mini-grid

Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation invests in biodiesel-fueled mini-grid

April 19, 2021 |

In Australia, a Clean Energy Finance Corporation investment of up to A$75 million in Frasers Property’s A$300 million sustainability linked loan (SLL) will help deploy clean energy technologies in two Australian industrial projects that will reduce embodied carbon, cut operating emissions and deliver zero carbon energy electricity for tenants at no additional cost. Innovative distributed […]

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ICCT lays out policy suggestions for Indonesia as alternatives to palm oil biodiesel

ICCT lays out policy suggestions for Indonesia as alternatives to palm oil biodiesel

April 19, 2021 |

In the UK, the International Council on Clean Transport has published a new briefing provides an overview of many of the biofuel production pathway options that are likely to be of interest to Indonesian policymakers, and each is detailed in the table below. The authors additionally summarize the current state of development of the various […]

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Clariant supporting Pertamina in exploring feasibility of sunliquid plant

Clariant supporting Pertamina in exploring feasibility of sunliquid plant

April 19, 2021 |

In Germany, Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, is working with Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas corporation, Pertamina, since 2018 to evaluate and test the feasibility of Clariant’s sunliquid technology to process available regional feedstocks in Indonesia into the advanced biofuel, cellulosic ethanol. Indonesia has a vast potential of untapped biomass, from […]

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Argentina’s Córdoba sets up $500M fund to buy biodiesel for regional B100 plan

Argentina’s Córdoba sets up $500M fund to buy biodiesel for regional B100 plan

April 19, 2021 |

In Argentina, the government of Córdoba established a $500 million fund for economic and financial assistance to those who want to buy biodiesel production plants for self-consumption. The projects that enter will be chosen through a committee. The announcement was made by Governor Juan Schiaretti, who presented the 100% Biodiesel Self-Consumption Program. “We seek to […]

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European ethanol stocks grow in anticipation of short-term demand increase

European ethanol stocks grow in anticipation of short-term demand increase

April 19, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports the European ethanol market is expecting demand to return to pre-COVID levels soon and as such producers have continued at their standard run rates since the fall. As a result, stocks have been building at the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub, so gasoline storage tanks have been shifted to store ethanol instead while […]

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Neste and Finnair use sustainable aviation fuel to reduce business travel emissions

Neste and Finnair use sustainable aviation fuel to reduce business travel emissions

April 18, 2021 |

In Finland, Neste and Finnair are joining forces to reduce carbon emissions related to Neste employees’ business travel by using sustainable aviation fuel. Neste recently made 300 tons of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel available at Helsinki Airport in Finland for Finnair’s use. By replacing a part of the fossil jet fuel with SAF on […]

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Avantium successfully produces polyesters with plantMEG from Ray Technology demo plant

Avantium successfully produces polyesters with plantMEG from Ray Technology demo plant

April 18, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V., completed the application validation for its plant-based glycols plantMEG and plantMPG produced in the Ray Technology demonstration plant in Delfzijl. Proving the functional performance of the plant-based glycols is an important step in the scale-up of the Ray Technology. Key applications include polymerisation to PEF and PET polyesters and functional […]

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