Tag: HVO

Grant Engineering investing in HVO for rural heating

Grant Engineering investing in HVO for rural heating

August 30, 2021 |

In Ireland, Grant Engineering, Ireland’s leading home heating appliance manufacturer, has invested over €250,000 in pioneering a major R&D breakthrough that could help reduce carbon emissions in rural and hard to heat homes throughout Ireland, including homes in Laois. The breakthrough will also help prevent Irish homeowners from incurring the high cost and subsequent disruption […]

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Kao Data becomes first UK data center to run all backup generators on HVO

Kao Data becomes first UK data center to run all backup generators on HVO

July 19, 2021 |

In the UK, Kao Data announced it has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data center to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to HVO. This pioneering move, made possible by partnering with Crown Oil, means Kao Data will eliminate up to 90% of net […]

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Cory converts its fleet of tugs to HVO

Cory converts its fleet of tugs to HVO

July 5, 2021 |

In the UK, Cory has announced that its fleet of tugs will run on biofuel. The move follows successful trials that have resulted in a reduction of net carbon dioxide emissions by 90% – a major step in decarbonizing the company’s river operations and transport on the Thames as the UK targets net zero greenhouse […]

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Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa launch first pilot project using HVO net zero emissions fuel

Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa launch first pilot project using HVO net zero emissions fuel

June 20, 2021 |

In Spain, Repsol, Bilbobus, and Alsa launched the first pilot project in Spain to use HVO, a net zero emissions fuel. Over the next four months, 12 buses in the fleet of Bilbobus, the Bilbao city bus line, will run on advanced residue-based biofuels. HVO is an advanced, 100%-renewable biofuel that meets the European Union […]

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Eurotank Amsterdam investing in 75,000 m3 of HVO and biofuels storage

Eurotank Amsterdam investing in 75,000 m3 of HVO and biofuels storage

May 25, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Eurotank Amsterdam (ETA, part of VTTI) is investing in the conversion of its gas oil tanks, making them suitable for storing biofuels, mixed biofuels and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), following a successful pilot project. The project will realize a total capacity of 75,000 cubic meters and the first phase will be commissioned […]

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Platts launches SAF and HVO prices assessments for Southeast Asia

Platts launches SAF and HVO prices assessments for Southeast Asia

January 19, 2021 |

In Singapore, S&P Global Platts launched new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) price assessments in Southeast Asia effective January 18, 2021. The new assessments will enhance transparency in renewable fuel markets across Asia as the region is set to become a large producer of advanced biofuels. The new Platts Southeast Asia […]

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Selwood first to offer rental pumps fueled by HVO

Selwood first to offer rental pumps fueled by HVO

January 14, 2021 |

In the UK, Selwood has become the first UK rental company to offer pumps that can be fueled by vegetable oil in an industry-leading move that will significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions. The company has completed extensive testing of HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) in its fleet of market-leading pumps. All Selwood pumps which have a […]

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Eni looking to convert Mombasa refinery to HVO among other biofuel projects

Eni looking to convert Mombasa refinery to HVO among other biofuel projects

December 21, 2020 |

In Kenya, the President met with the CEO of Eni to discuss the development of circular economy initiatives, including the recovery, regeneration and reuse of agricultural and food waste produced in the Country. The industrial transformation of waste would enhance its contribution to power generation, in partial replacement of fossil sources, making a decisive contribution […]

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Scania manufacturing plant goes fossil free thanks to RME and HVO

Scania manufacturing plant goes fossil free thanks to RME and HVO

December 14, 2020 |

In Sweden, Scania’s cab production plant in Oskarshamn, Sweden, enters 2021 as fully fossil free. It will thereby be the first of its major production plants around the world to successfully phase out carbon emitting production elements. The largest contribution to reducing carbon emissions has been to convert the three ovens – water drying, powder […]

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Bently Motors installs HVO fueling facilities for on-site fuel demand at UK plant

Bently Motors installs HVO fueling facilities for on-site fuel demand at UK plant

December 10, 2020 |

In the UK, Bentley Motors will be the first luxury automotive brand to run its in-house logistics on 100 per cent renewable fuels. This follows the installation of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fueling facilities at its site in Crewe. A 34,000 liter ‘Green D+’ HVO tank and pump now fuels the ten HGV logistics trucks […]

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