Category: Fuels

Uttar Pradesh becomes country’s largest ethanol producer thanks to heavy molasses conversion

Uttar Pradesh becomes country’s largest ethanol producer thanks to heavy molasses conversion

July 27, 2021 |

In India, the Times of India newspaper reports that Uttar Pradesh has become the country’s largest ethanol producer with 12.3 billion liters of production this season, thanks to a significant diversion of heavy molasses to ethanol rather than sugar production. For the 2020/21 crush, 20 sugar mills were producing ethanol from heavy molasses whereas only […]

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ENOC Link to offer mobile fueling station supplying biodiesel amongst other fuels

ENOC Link to offer mobile fueling station supplying biodiesel amongst other fuels

July 27, 2021 |

In the UAE, ENOC Link, the digital mobile fuel delivery service for businesses in the UAE by ENOC Group, announced its plans to roll out its new and world-first eLink Station across the UAE.  The eLink Station is a mobile fueling format that will enable motorists and customers easy access and convenient fueling services. It […]

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Mass. AG announced resolution of diesel price gouging pretending to be biodiesel

Mass. AG announced resolution of diesel price gouging pretending to be biodiesel

July 26, 2021 |

In Massachusetts, a Stoughton fuel delivery company, Diesel Direct, LLC, and its chief executive officer and senior vice president will pay $850,000 to resolve allegations that the company knowingly delivered nonconforming petroleum diesel fuel to state agencies while charging for a higher-priced and more environmentally-friendly biodiesel fuel, Attorney General Maura Healey announced. The settlement also […]

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Chevron teams with Cummins on developing hydrogen

Chevron teams with Cummins on developing hydrogen

July 26, 2021 |

In Indiana, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron Products Company division (Chevron), and Cummins Inc. announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore a strategic alliance to develop commercially viable business opportunities in hydrogen and other alternative energy sources. The MOU provides the framework for Chevron and Cummins to initially collaborate on four main objectives: […]

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UK announces eight companies short-listed for Green Fuels, Green Skies competition

UK announces eight companies short-listed for Green Fuels, Green Skies competition

July 26, 2021 |

In the UK, net zero aviation becomes one step closer as eight companies have been shortlisted to receive a share of £15 million to develop first-of-a-kind production plants across the UK that will turn waste into jet fuel. Announced as part of the Prime Minister’s 10 point plan, the Green Fuels, Green Skies (GFGS) competition […]

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T&E says end of EU jet fuel tax exemption to drive SAF

T&E says end of EU jet fuel tax exemption to drive SAF

July 26, 2021 |

In Belgium, Transport & Environment says the EU will end jet fuel’s tax exemption which has let flying go untaxed for decades, and instead will drive airlines to use cleaner, low-carbon fuels. The tax reforms announced as part of the EU’s Fit for 55 plan will, however, only apply to fuel used on private and […]

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Sironix Renewables to hold ribbon cutting ceremony Friday

Sironix Renewables to hold ribbon cutting ceremony Friday

July 26, 2021 |

In Washington state, during an in-person ribbon cutting ceremony at the company’s new Seattle headquarters on July 30, Sironix Renewables will celebrate several important company milestones, including its expanded development facility, which further strengthen Sironix’s ability to scale production to growing customer demand. Sironix develops non-toxic, sustainably sourced ingredients for the cleaning products and personal […]

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Fortistar leading funding round for Breakthrough Technologies

Fortistar leading funding round for Breakthrough Technologies

July 26, 2021 |

In New York state, Fortistar announced that it is leading a growth round of capital for Boston-based Breakthrough Technologies, a company that builds innovative industrial products that improve water and energy sustainability and drive better business performance. Breakthrough Technologies’ first commercial solution, Aqua Liquefaction with Ionization (ALI), which recovers up to 90% of water loss during normal […]

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Arosa, WARF lead financing to expand Pyran

Arosa, WARF lead financing to expand Pyran

July 24, 2021 |

In Wisconsin, Pyran closed its latest round of fundraising, bringing its total of investments and grants to nearly $4 million, and announced that industry veteran Mel Luetkens will join as CEO. The investment comes from lead investor, Arosa Capital, with support from the venture arm of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Several new investors joined […]

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20 million gallon New Energy Freedom cellulosic ethanol project announced for Iowa

20 million gallon New Energy Freedom cellulosic ethanol project announced for Iowa

July 24, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, New Energy Blue announced its New Energy Freedom biomass refinery on a 155-acre site near Mason City, Iowa. 275,000 tons of crop residue (cornstalks and wheat straw) will be locally sourced, then converted into 20 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol and 95 tons of lignin, a solid biofuel and natural binder. Half the […]

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