Tag: biofuels

H2O Innovation scores 10 new projects including two biofuels related

H2O Innovation scores 10 new projects including two biofuels related

September 22, 2022 |

In Canada, H2O Innovation Inc. says its Water Technologies & Services (WTS) business line has recently been awarded 10 new water treatment projects. These new contracts, with a total value of C$12, bring the WTS backlog to C$46. The new projects are coming from four municipal customers and six industrials. This combination, which weighed more […]

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Holland America Line successfully completes cruise industry’s first biofuels test

Holland America Line successfully completes cruise industry’s first biofuels test

September 19, 2022 |

In Washington state, Holland America Line completed the cruise industry’s first multiweek test of biofuels on board Volendam at Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The 20-day test was conducted in partnership with GoodFuels, a leading producer and supplier of sustainable biofuels for the transportation industry, and Wärtsilä, a global leader in power and propulsion technologies and […]

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Finland sends out biofuel blending mandate for comments

Finland sends out biofuel blending mandate for comments

July 13, 2022 |

In Finland, the biofuel blending obligation aims at replacing light fuel oil used especially in building-specific heating and machinery with biofuel. The draft amendments to the distribution obligation of biofuel and the Sustainability Act have been sent out for comments. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment invites comments on amendments to the Act on […]

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Slovenia introduces flexibility intro biofuel blending regulations

Slovenia introduces flexibility intro biofuel blending regulations

July 11, 2022 |

In Slovenia, Euractiv reports the national biofuel blending regulation has been amended to provide fuel retailers with flexibility in blending levels in an effort to fight prices surges. Fuel retailers instead are given three years to achieve an average blend equal or above the mandated levels. Current levels are around 10% and increasing slowly but […]

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New paper looks at carbon benefits of using biofuels

New paper looks at carbon benefits of using biofuels

June 15, 2022 |

In Virginia, The Fuels Institute published a new white paper, “Assessment of Biofuels Policy: Effectiveness of Emissions Reductions,” which explores the carbon benefits to using biofuels and looks at fuel ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel and gasoline, hydrogen and R80B20. The paper also looks at evaluating the policies that affect these fuels, the availability of feedstocks […]

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Albert Heijn wants to switch all transport to biofuels by 2024

Albert Heijn wants to switch all transport to biofuels by 2024

June 2, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Albert Heijn, together with its partners, is accelerating the sustainability of transport to stores and customers. From the end of 2022, both the home delivery of groceries and the supplies to the shops in the center of The Hague will be 100% electric. Rotterdam, Utrecht and Amsterdam follow. For customers and local […]

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Some EU countries cutting back on biofuels short-term due to war in Ukraine

Some EU countries cutting back on biofuels short-term due to war in Ukraine

May 23, 2022 |

Across Europe, Stratus Advisors says that eight of the European Union’s 27 member states have either lowered biofuel blending mandates for the near term or are in discussions to do so in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and concerns about food security, but believes that the RePower policy will help to decarbonize Europe and […]

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1 Billion Gallons Per Year by 2030: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

1 Billion Gallons Per Year by 2030: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

May 22, 2022 |

In addition to new hot technologies, Gevo has a goal of 1 billion gallons per year of capacity or more by 2030. How can they achieve this? What is the status with Net-Zero 1 and its expected operation in 2025? What are the feedstocks? How are they going beyond net zero? What’s their latest work […]

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SGP BioEnergy announces proposed world’s largest biofuels facility and hub in Panama

SGP BioEnergy announces proposed world’s largest biofuels facility and hub in Panama

May 18, 2022 |

In Panama, a team of energy industry companies led by SGP BioEnergy joined the project announced by the Government of Panama on May 18 for the development of the world’s largest biofuels production and distribution hub. Once complete in five years, Biorefineria Ciudad Dorada (Golden City Biorefinery), located in Colon and Balboa, Panama, will be […]

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UFOP rejects Germany’s reduction of cap for biofuels from cultivated biomass

UFOP rejects Germany’s reduction of cap for biofuels from cultivated biomass

May 8, 2022 |

In Germany, the Federal Environment Ministry’s initiative to reduce the cap on biofuels from cultivated biomass has met with incomprehension from UFOP which rejects any change to the existing regulation. Behind the utilization of rapeseed oil for biodiesel is a production and processing structure that has grown over decades and is now closely networked with […]

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