Tag: Greenergy

Brookfield receives interest in buying Greenergy

Brookfield receives interest in buying Greenergy

October 26, 2022 |

In the UK, Bloomberg reports Brookfield has received interest in buying Greenergy for as much as $1.4 billion as interest increases in securing alternative energy assets although there is no guarantee that an offer will be made. Brookfield tried to sell Greenergy last year, contracting HSBC and Citigroup to scout for potential buyers, but the […]

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Greenergy expanding Amsterdam biodiesel production by 25%

Greenergy expanding Amsterdam biodiesel production by 25%

September 6, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, Greenergy is increasing production in its Amsterdam biodiesel manufacturing plant by over 25%. As part of the investment the company is also upgrading its pre-treatment processing capability to treat a wider range of waste oils as feedstocks for biodiesel production. The upgrades will be complete in 2023. With waste oils a proven […]

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Fighting Fraud with Tech – RSB, Bioledger build up blockchain for biofuels traceability   

Fighting Fraud with Tech – RSB, Bioledger build up blockchain for biofuels traceability  

March 14, 2021 |

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials and Bioledger are using blockchain technology to fight fraud and see how it can support traceability of biofuel and its feedstocks and overcome the vulnerabilities identified in securing the supply of sustainable renewables. The proposed solution — a blockchain database that enables verifiable proof of origin, secure consignment creation, process […]

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Greenergy sued for $2.8M in negligence case

Greenergy sued for $2.8M in negligence case

March 1, 2021 |

In the UK, Law360 reports that GAIA Heat is suing Greenergy to recoup $2.8 million paid out by its insurers following damage to boilers. The company claims that Greenergy allowed the boilers to be contaminated through negligence that caused a leak. The negligence is allegedly as a result of failing to treat the boilers with […]

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Greenergy to produce advanced biofuels from tire waste

Greenergy to produce advanced biofuels from tire waste

January 18, 2021 |

In the UK, Greenergy announces its continued commitment to renewables through an investment in advanced biofuels. Utilizing a combination of existing technologies, the project will create low carbon fuels from waste tire feedstock. The project will utilize pyrolysis and hydrotreating technologies to convert waste tires into renewable drop-in advanced biofuels that can be used in […]

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UK’s Serious Fraud Office drops investigation into Greenergy

UK’s Serious Fraud Office drops investigation into Greenergy

December 11, 2019 |

In the UK, In May this year, the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) announced it was investigating certain aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy and various third parties as part of a broader investigation. The SFO has informed the company and our employees that they are no longer suspects in an ongoing investigation. The Board of […]

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Greenergy pulled out of FOG waste biodiesel project in February

Greenergy pulled out of FOG waste biodiesel project in February

May 22, 2019 |

In the UK, local press reports that Greenergy pulled out of a 2011 JV with to produce biodiesel with Brocklesby from waste fats and oils back in February, well before the recent investigation into biodiesel price fixing. In April, the writing was already on the wall for the facility that had more than GBP2.6 million […]

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UK’s Serious Fraud Office teams with Netherlands to investigate Greenergy on biodiesel trading

UK’s Serious Fraud Office teams with Netherlands to investigate Greenergy on biodiesel trading

May 16, 2019 |

In the UK, the Serious Fraud Office confirmed that it has opened a joint investigation with the Dutch authorities concerning certain aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy and various third parties. Searches were conducted on April 30 at five sites across the UK and additional sites in the Netherlands and Belgium. Four individuals have been […]

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Greenergy acquires 100% of Singaporean UCO exporter Rexon Energy

Greenergy acquires 100% of Singaporean UCO exporter Rexon Energy

September 5, 2018 |

In the UK, Greenergy has acquired 100% of the shares of Rexon Energy, a used cooking oil exporter based in Singapore. This is an upstream investment for Greenergy to provide raw materials for its biodiesel manufacturing operations. “We have increased our purchasing of used cooking oils from around the world over a number of years […]

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Greenergy to buy idle biodiesel manufacturing facility in Amsterdam

Greenergy to buy idle biodiesel manufacturing facility in Amsterdam

July 19, 2018 |

In the UK, Greenergy has reached an agreement with Oiltanking, a leading tank terminal operator, to purchase an idle biodiesel manufacturing facility located at Oiltanking’s site in Amsterdam. The acquisition of a third biodiesel plant will allow Greenergy to meet growing demand for waste-based biofuel in the UK and Europe. The Amsterdam biodiesel manufacturing facility […]

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