Tag: renewable diesel

Green hydrotreater plant in Sweden increases renewable diesel production capacity by 40%

Green hydrotreater plant in Sweden increases renewable diesel production capacity by 40%

January 24, 2021 |

In Sweden, S&P Global Platts reports that the production capacity for renewable diesel made from materials like raw tall oil diesel, residues from the food industry and recycled frying oil, at Sweden’s Gothenburg refinery has increased 40% following a redevelopment of the green hydrotreater plant (GHT). “The redevelopment means that Preem has increased its domestic […]

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Preem boosts renewable diesel production 40%

Preem boosts renewable diesel production 40%

January 21, 2021 |

In Sweden, following a redevelopment of Preem’s Green Hydro Treater (GHT) plant in Gothenburg, the plant’s production capacity of renewable diesel is increased by 40 percent. And for the first time, the GHT plant is able to produce 100 percent renewable products. Focus on renewable fuels is a cornerstone of Preem’s business strategy and the […]

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PNW company extends Neste MY Renewable Diesel to supply the region

PNW company extends Neste MY Renewable Diesel to supply the region

December 29, 2020 |

In Oregon, Carson announced it extended its renewable diesel agreement with Neste – expanding it into a multi-year contract. Through this partnership, Carson will be able to continue to provide its extensive government and commercial customer base across the Pacific Northwest with a reliable supply of Neste MY Renewable Diesel at a competitive price. A […]

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Top 10 Slide Guides of 2020

Top 10 Slide Guides of 2020

December 28, 2020 |

As we wrap up 2020 this week, The Digest brings you the hottest Top 10 slide guides from this crazy year where we tried our best to make lemonade from lemons! So what did you click on the most this year? What slide guides did you find the most intriguing? In today’s Digest, we look […]

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Lendlease looks to renewable diesel and other alternatives to achieve 2040 carbon goals

Lendlease looks to renewable diesel and other alternatives to achieve 2040 carbon goals

December 17, 2020 |

In the UK, Lendlease announced plans to eliminate the use of diesel on its construction sites in Europe and ensure that all the electricity the company procures is from clean renewable sources. The international property and investments group has set itself challenging environmental targets, including a commitment to becoming a 1.5°C aligned company and achieving […]

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Platts launches renewable diesel prices for the Americas

Platts launches renewable diesel prices for the Americas

December 1, 2020 |

In Texas, S&P Global Platts announced the launch of renewable diesel values for the Americas. These daily assessments bring transparency to a growing market as the transport and refining industry embraces the energy transition towards low-carbon intensive fuel.  These new prices follow Platts’ launch of Europe’s price references for HVO on August 17, 2020, and […]

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Cielo pre-sells 60,000 liters of renewable diesel from Aldersyde facility

Cielo pre-sells 60,000 liters of renewable diesel from Aldersyde facility

November 24, 2020 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. has received pre-payment in full for 60,000 liters of renewable diesel, which is now being produced at the Company’s Aldersyde waste to renewable fuel facility. The renewable diesel will be shipped to a third party of the purchaser’s choice once Cielo reduces the sulfur content of its renewable fuel […]

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Pandemic-hit UCO supplies bad news for oil refiners looking to switch to renewable diesel

Pandemic-hit UCO supplies bad news for oil refiners looking to switch to renewable diesel

November 12, 2020 |

In California, Bloomberg reports that oil refiners hopes to shift quickly towards renewable diesel production will soon run up against a COVID-19 induced feedstock supply challenge. With many restaurants around the country closed due to the pandemic, the supplies for used cooking oil as feedstock has shrunk considerably. The case is especially true for California […]

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Preem’s Lysekil refinery first to produce renewable diesel in Sweden

Preem’s Lysekil refinery first to produce renewable diesel in Sweden

November 11, 2020 |

In Sweden, for the first time, renewable raw materials are being converted to Swedish Environmental Class 1 diesel at Preem’s refinery in Lysekil. The aim is to annually produce up to 950,000 cubic meters of renewable fuel by 2024. This is part of a larger project that intends to rebuild the existing Synsat plant for […]

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Renewable diesel seen supported by Republicans and Democrats alike

Renewable diesel seen supported by Republicans and Democrats alike

November 10, 2020 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that some analysts believe that even with a Republican majority in the Senate, the future Biden administration could still manage to push through support for renewable diesel because it—unlike ethanol—is supported by oil refineries who are pushing hard to retool towards RD production. Wider renewable fuel legislation that promotes ethanol, however, […]

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