Tag: HVO

BR Aviation starts using 10% HVO in trucks at key Rio airport

BR Aviation starts using 10% HVO in trucks at key Rio airport

January 10, 2023 |

In Brazil, from December 2022, gradually, BR Aviation trucks operating at Galeão/Tom Jobim International Airport, in Rio de Janeiro, will start to operate with the mixture containing HVO diesel (acronym in English for Vegetal Oil hydrotreated or green diesel). HVO is a bet to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and will be used in our vehicle […]

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Deutsche Bahn achieves HVO targets two years early

Deutsche Bahn achieves HVO targets two years early

January 4, 2023 |

In Germany, Solar Server reports Deutsche Bahn has already achieved its self-imposed target for the use of the biofuel HVO two years ahead of time. The main reason for this is the conversion of diesel filling stations to HVO. In addition, the positive experiences in operation have strengthened confidence in HVO. DB already approved around […]

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Bus Éireann launches HVO tender for in-service bus trial

Bus Éireann launches HVO tender for in-service bus trial

January 2, 2023 |

In Ireland, Bus Éireann has launched a tender to secure HVO for an in-service bus trial in a fleet and location to be decided. The fuel must be of a high quality and conform to BS EN 15940 standard without admixture of bio. Bus Éireann requires suppliers to provide a secure storage solution for the […]

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DEUTZ approves all diesel engines for up to 95% HVO

DEUTZ approves all diesel engines for up to 95% HVO

December 26, 2022 |

In Germany, with immediate effect, DEUTZ is approving its entire TCD engine portfolio for use with alternative diesel fuels. This means that paraffinic diesel fuels such as HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) can now be used to run all DEUTZ engines that meet the EU Stage V emissions standard, including the TCD 5.2 series. HVO is an […]

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Superyacht runs on HVO during trial

Superyacht runs on HVO during trial

December 6, 2022 |

In France, on November 7, in La Seyne sur Mer, for the first time, the 44 meter superyacht LAMMOUCHE, took delivery of 15,000 liters of second-generation biofuel. A simple transaction, but behind it there was a whole preparation phase. This included six months of discussions with the engine manufacturer Caterpillar, class approval for stability as well […]

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Circle K Ireland to shift entire delivery fleet to 100% HVO in early 2023

Circle K Ireland to shift entire delivery fleet to 100% HVO in early 2023

November 14, 2022 |

In Ireland, the Irish Times newspaper reports Circle K will shift its entire delivery fleet to HVO in early 2023, helping to remove the equivalent of 2,000 cars off the road. The fuel, provided by milesBIO, will first be provided in Dublin and followed shortly thereafter in Cork and Galway. HVO has been used for […]

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Kew Gardens using HVO to power famous Christmas light show

Kew Gardens using HVO to power famous Christmas light show

October 27, 2022 |

In the UK, the Richmond and Twickenham Times newspaper reports the famous Christmas light show at Kew Gardens that runs for two months in winter runs its generators on HVO following a successful trial held in 2020. The park was recently slammed for the carbon footprint of the light show, with some critics calling it […]

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Rolls-Royce releases mtu rail engines that can run on HVO

Rolls-Royce releases mtu rail engines that can run on HVO

September 26, 2022 |

In Germany, Rolls-Royce is taking a significant step towards even more climate-friendly rail transport with the release of mtu rail engines for use with sustainable fuels. With synthetic diesel fuels of the EN15940 standard, CO2 emissions can be reduced by up to 100 percent compared to fossil diesel. Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO or renewable diesel), […]

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Maersk Supply Service providing HVO option across global fleet

Maersk Supply Service providing HVO option across global fleet

September 14, 2022 |

In Denmark, Maersk Supply Service is providing its customers with the option to reduce carbon emissions from offshore operations with the introduction of a new product, ECO Offshore, having successfully trialled a blend of low-carbon biofuel with marine gasoil aboard its vessels.  ECO Offshore uses Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a safe, sustainable biofuel that replaces […]

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Deutsche Bahn using HVO in local trains

Deutsche Bahn using HVO in local trains

August 4, 2022 |

In Germany, Deutsche Bahn (DB) is continuing to drive the green traffic turnaround on the rails: Both the Sylt Shuttle and the Sylt Shuttle Plus are now running between Westerland and Niebüll with climate-friendly HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil). By saying goodbye to diesel, around 7,500 tons of CO2 are saved each year on the popular […]

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