Tag: HVO

UK companies release FuelBox Green D+ HVO to make it easier to access HVO

UK companies release FuelBox Green D+ HVO to make it easier to access HVO

September 14, 2020 |

In the UK, Renewable Energy Magazine reports Speedy Hire has chosen the FuelBox Green D+ HVO, a new product launched by FuelBox and Green Biofuels, to help decarbonize its equipment that is rented to construction, industrial, utilities and other heavy industries. The boxes are recyclable 20-liter containers that include an easy-pour spout, are stackable and […]

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OFTEC slams government stance on bioheat for not including HVO in latest study

OFTEC slams government stance on bioheat for not including HVO in latest study

July 28, 2020 |

In the UK, the Government’s current reluctance to support renewable liquid fuels as part of the UK’s green heat agenda is based on flawed evidence, says OFTEC following the initial outcomes of widespread field trials. Data from an ongoing European project testing various renewable liquid fuel options across 100 sites, shows that Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil […]

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Dutch construction company switches to HVO for asphalt equipment

Dutch construction company switches to HVO for asphalt equipment

July 13, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, BAM Infra Nederland is the first construction company to switch to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel for all of its asphalt equipment. With this fuel, BAM reduces the CO2 emissions of its asphalt processing teams by up to 89%. For BAM, HVO fuel is the new standard for its asphalt equipment that […]

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Arriva trials HVO on Dutch train route ahead of September roll out

Arriva trials HVO on Dutch train route ahead of September roll out

June 30, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, rail operator Arriva has completed a trial using HVO on a train running between Groningen and Friesland ahead of the September roll out where the company plans to operate several of its routes using the biofuel. In an effort to reduce its environmental impact, the company has invested in 50 new trains […]

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Volvo CE switches to HVO for demonstration machines in Sweden

Volvo CE switches to HVO for demonstration machines in Sweden

February 24, 2020 |

In Sweden, Volvo CE Customer Center in Eskilstuna is paving the way for a sustainable future by running its demonstration machines on HVO. Using HVO means that Volvo can significantly reduce its CO2 emissions at the Customer Center, as well as demonstrating to guests how well the fuel works in practice. A key aspect of why […]

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Project results confirm development potential of biodiesel from rapeseed oil

Project results confirm development potential of biodiesel from rapeseed oil

February 9, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP published the “Biodiesel as an integral component of pioneering diesel fuels” report, which examines the segregation and aging processes of three promising, alternative diesel engine fuels – hydrogenated vegetable oils (HVO), polyoxymethylene dimethyl ether (OME) and rapeseed methyl ester (RME). The project results confirm the development potential of RME for biodiesel. In […]

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Ford approves HVO for its Transit vans

Ford approves HVO for its Transit vans

January 27, 2020 |

In Michigan, Ford has approved the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in its Transit vans. This renewable diesel fuel is based on waste oils, including used cooking oil that can be sourced from restaurants and takeaways – and even kitchens at home. The use of HVO – or renewable diesel – in place of […]

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UK’s Crown Oil to be country’s first supplying industrial quantity of HVO

UK’s Crown Oil to be country’s first supplying industrial quantity of HVO

August 26, 2019 |

In the UK, Green Fleet reports that Crown Oil has invested GBP4 million in HVO so that it may offer the fuel as an option to its fleet customers be it for long-distance transport, agriculture or other uses in an effort to shift fuel demand towards fuels that have fewer negative impacts fuel on the […]

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World Alpine Skiing Championships to be fueled by HVO

World Alpine Skiing Championships to be fueled by HVO

December 31, 2018 |

In Sweden, the World Alpine Skiing Championships to be held in February will be fueled by HVO in 2019, from bus transportation around the temporary set up in Åre to mini-trains operating around the ski village, as well as biodiesel that heated the buildings. The HVO was provided by Colabitoil in an effort to boost […]

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PKN Orlen to produce HVO at two refineries thanks to REDII

PKN Orlen to produce HVO at two refineries thanks to REDII

December 20, 2018 |

In Poland, PetroPlaza reports that PKN Orlen will begin producing HVO from used cooking oil and vegetable fats at its Płock and Litvínov in an effort to produce fuels to supply the demand it expects the Renewable Energy Directive II to drive. The company undertook a trial run of the HVO process in September thanks […]

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