Tag: Hungary

New biodiesel plant built by Rossi Biofuel and MOL Group in Hungary

New biodiesel plant built by Rossi Biofuel and MOL Group in Hungary

March 13, 2022 |

In Hungary, the new advanced biodiesel plant of Rossi Biofuel in Komárom was inaugurated, which will significantly increase the biofuel production volume in Hungary. The plant has 50,000 tons of new biodiesel capacity per year and an 85 percent greenhouse gas savings compared to conventional fuel. With this investment, MOL Group and Envien Group launched […]

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Pannonia commissions HZI BioMethan to build biomethane upgrading facility

Pannonia commissions HZI BioMethan to build biomethane upgrading facility

September 16, 2021 |

In Hungary, Irish ClonBio Group Ltd has commissioned Hitachi Zosen Inova BioMethan to build a biomethane plant that will upgrade 5,000 Nm³/h of inlet biogas. It is to be constructed in 2022 in Dunaföldvár, Hungary, at Europe’s largest grain biorefinery, at ClonBio subsidiary Pannonia Bio Zrt. The upgrading process will use an in-house technology from […]

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MOL Group commissions renewable diesel co-production at Danube refinery

MOL Group commissions renewable diesel co-production at Danube refinery

March 18, 2021 |

In Hungary, following several years of research and development MOL has stepped up the value chain and has become a biofuel producer, through the realization of an investment in the Danube Refinery. Bio feedstock will be co-processed together with fossil materials increasing the renewable share of fuels and reducing up to 200,000 tons /year CO2 […]

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Big beverage brand prototypes paper packaging

Big beverage brand prototypes paper packaging

February 15, 2021 |

In Hungary, Coca-Cola has begun a trial of paper bottles. The beverage giant says the 250-mL bottles are 100% recyclable and made from sustainably sourced wood. A recycled polyethylene terephthalate liner maintains structural integrity of the packaging.  Just 2,000 prototypes will be used for the company’s dairy-free smoothie, AdeZ.  Availability will be limited to Hungarian […]

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V4+ countries warn of ulterior motives for seeking biofuel blending cuts in Eastern Europe

V4+ countries warn of ulterior motives for seeking biofuel blending cuts in Eastern Europe

March 26, 2020 |

In Hungary, although the European Union committed to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels by 2020, one spectacular last subsidy is now in the works in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Biofuel producers from the V4+ countries say in some CEE Member States, governments are now considering suspending, or have already suspended, biofuel blending mandates […]

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Pannonia Ethanol scores financing for Hungarian biorefinery expansion

Pannonia Ethanol scores financing for Hungarian biorefinery expansion

November 23, 2016 |

In Hungary, a consortium of local banks have agreed to fund EUR135 million towards Pannonia Ethanol’s proposed expansion of its Dunaföldvár facility. The company claims that the facility is already Europe’s largest biorefinery and the expansion will help it boost efficiency and production of bioproducts including animal feed. As of next year, the facility will […]

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Ethanol Europe says EU 2030 transport strategy puts 133,000 rural jobs at risks

Ethanol Europe says EU 2030 transport strategy puts 133,000 rural jobs at risks

September 21, 2016 |

In Hungary, the CEO of Ethanol Europe says the European Commission’s Low-Emission Mobility Strategy that aims to supply up to 17% of transport energy needs from advanced biofuels by 2030 directly puts 133,000 rural jobs at risk. By moving away from first generation ethanol, European farmers would lose 30 million metric tons of feed corn […]

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Pannonia Ethanol to expand Hungarian ethanol production to 450 million liters

Pannonia Ethanol to expand Hungarian ethanol production to 450 million liters

December 10, 2014 |

In Hungary, Pannonia Ethanol is set to invest EUR30 million to expand production capacity at its corn-based plant in Dunaföldvár, partly financed by the Magyar Export Import Bank. Production will reach 450 million liters, up from the current 220 million liters, after the expansion project is completed.  

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CEO of Ethanol Europe says zero-ILUC policy needed in Europe

CEO of Ethanol Europe says zero-ILUC policy needed in Europe

March 12, 2014 |

In Hungary, the CEO of Ethanol Europe Renewables says Europe’s Renewable Energy Directive has killed off private sector investment in biofuels, and that only a clear and stable policy that guarantees certainty in the European market until 2030 will reverse that trend. He argues that what is needed is a zero-ILUC policy that focuses on […]

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China New Energy signs deal for two ethanol plants in Hungary

China New Energy signs deal for two ethanol plants in Hungary

November 19, 2013 |

In Hungary, China New Energy announced that it has won contracts with Visontai Bioetanol Fejleszt Korlátolt Felel sségű Társaság and Helvéciai Biouzemanyag Termelö es Kereskedo Kft. to develop two biorefinery projects in Hungary. The combined value of the contracts to CNE are $97 million over a 4 year period. As part of the tendering process, […]

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