Tag: Austria

OMV to shift towards alternative feedstocks for energy products

OMV to shift towards alternative feedstocks for energy products

July 29, 2020 |

In Austria, OMV will work together with stakeholders to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of its product portfolio long-term. OMV will increase the share of gas in its portfolio to achieve an immediate CO2reduction. OMV’s equity oil will be used for petrochemical and chemical production (non-energy products) and applying circular plastics economy solutions. Furthermore, OMV […]

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TU Graz researchers team up to make sustainable hydrogen production viable

TU Graz researchers team up to make sustainable hydrogen production viable

June 4, 2020 |

In Austria, the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Systems Working Group at TU Graz’s Institute of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology – one of the leading international groups in the field of hydrogen research – has therefore been looking for ways to make hydrogen production more attractive. As part of the HyStORM (Hydrogen Storage via Oxidation […]

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SEI signs MoU with UNCTAD on bioeconomy and other collaboration

SEI signs MoU with UNCTAD on bioeconomy and other collaboration

May 16, 2019 |

In Austria, Stockholm Environment Institute and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement is an overarching mechanism to foster cooperation on trade and environment, backed up by the research and convening capacities of SEI and UNCTAD. The main purpose of collaboration between SEI and […]

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New WWF report looks at opportunities for aviation biofuel production in Africa

New WWF report looks at opportunities for aviation biofuel production in Africa

January 31, 2019 |

In Austria, a new study, designed by IIASA researchers for conservation charity WWF, has found that while there is a small but not insignificant potential for the production of sustainable biofuels in sub-Saharan Africa, this should be prioritized for the aviation industry which has limited other options when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. The […]

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Austrian NGO slams aviation biofuels as “dangerous” greenwashing

Austrian NGO slams aviation biofuels as “dangerous” greenwashing

November 30, 2017 |

In Austria, Finance and Trade Watch argue in their new report that aviation biofuels and other cleaner initiatives by the aviation industry to reduce their environmental footprint is just green washing because they say the goals set are unachievable. They specifically refer to aviation biofuel as “dangerous.” “We come to the conclusion that the current […]

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Ethanol producers watching OPEC meeting for potential demand signals

Ethanol producers watching OPEC meeting for potential demand signals

November 29, 2017 |

In Austria, the global sugar industry—and especially Brazil—is keeping an eye on the upcoming OPEC meeting in Vienna this week for signals that could make ethanol more competitive in light of rising gas prices. Doing so would urge Brazilian sugar mills to produce even more ethanol and that in turn would reduce the amount of […]

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BDI to build another biodiesel plant for Crimson Renewable Energy

BDI to build another biodiesel plant for Crimson Renewable Energy

November 13, 2017 |

In Austria, a year after the successful commissioning of two new major subsystems purchased from BDI, Crimson Renewable Energy chose BDI as technology provider for a new biodiesel plant that will run alongside Crimson’s existing plant. This lighthouse project in the USA is the third BDI plant dedicated to the disposal of fatty waste materials […]

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BDI-BioEnergy spins off subsidiary to commercialize in-house algae technology

BDI-BioEnergy spins off subsidiary to commercialize in-house algae technology

October 17, 2017 |

In Austria, BDI-BioEnergy International, so far known for development and construction of biodiesel plants, now takes the first step into implementation of an in-house developed algae technology, together with its subsidiary BDI-BioLife Science GmbH. The Styrian plant manufacturer BDI-BioEnergy International AG is investing roughly 16 million euros in the construction of an industrial plant for […]

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Austrian biodiesel producers increased production 15% in 2014 to 269,000 tons

Austrian biodiesel producers increased production 15% in 2014 to 269,000 tons

June 19, 2017 |

In Austria, the biodiesel association ARGE says that the country’s biodiesel production grew 15% in 2014 from the year prior to 269,000 metric tons with 73% of the feedstock coming from virgin vegetable oils, almost none of which was palm oil. Of the remainder, 17% was from UCO while 9% were from animal fats. A […]

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BDI-BioEnergy to delist from Frankfurt Stock Exchange by December 22

BDI-BioEnergy to delist from Frankfurt Stock Exchange by December 22

December 20, 2016 |

n Austria, Styria, Austria-based BDI-BioEnergy International AG announced it was notified by the Frankfurt Stock Exchange that, upon application from the company on Dec. 7, the admission of its shares to trading on the regulated market of the FSE was revoked. The delisting will become effective the end of Dec. 22 trading day. The company […]

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