Tag: Spain

Spanish government funds 544 renewable energy projects including hydrogen and biogas

Spanish government funds 544 renewable energy projects including hydrogen and biogas

January 20, 2022 |

In Spain, EV Wind reports the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO) has selected 544 innovative renewable energy projects for the generation of electrical energy and the production of thermal energy in 13 autonomous communities, which will receive public aid worth 177 million euros and They will channel a total investment, […]

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Ewaba Spain slams unilateral breaking of natural gas contracts with biodiesel industry

Ewaba Spain slams unilateral breaking of natural gas contracts with biodiesel industry

December 21, 2021 |

In Spain, Europa Press reports the National Association of Producers of Biodiesel from Waste (Ewaba Spain) has denounced on Tuesday that the unilateral breaking of contracts signed by the different gas suppliers with this industry “will lead the sector to the red, with the consequent danger closure and the reversal of commitments to reduce greenhouse […]

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Valencia quadruples UCO collection centers to facilitate biodiesel production

Valencia quadruples UCO collection centers to facilitate biodiesel production

December 15, 2021 |

In Spain, Valencia Plaza reports the Valencia City Council has begun to install 300 new domestic oil recycling containers, which are expected to be located in different streets and squares of the city of Valencia until the beginning of next year, according to municipal sources. As a result, the network of domestic oil containers in […]

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Cute dress! Thanks, it used to be steel factory waste emissions

Cute dress! Thanks, it used to be steel factory waste emissions

December 13, 2021 |

In Spain, popular fast fashion brand Zara has unveiled a party dress partially made from Chinese steel factory emissions.   The material is made by feeding waste gas to microbes developed by LanzaTech. The microbes produce ethanol, which is then processed into monothylene glycol, a precursor to polyester. About 20% of the carbon used to […]

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Meat processing giant JBS invests $100 million in cultivated meat startup

Meat processing giant JBS invests $100 million in cultivated meat startup

November 22, 2021 |

In Spain, leading meat processor JBS is taking a majority stake in cultured meat startup BioTech Foods.  The deal, which marks JBS’s entry into to the lab-grown meat market, is part of a $100 million investment in the sector. Just over $40 million of the funds will be used to construct a 1,000 tons/year cultivated […]

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Iberia flies commercial flight on Repsol’s waste-based SAF

Iberia flies commercial flight on Repsol’s waste-based SAF

November 4, 2021 |

In Spain, Iberia and Repsol have made the first flight using biofuel produced from waste in Spain. The biojet used belongs to the batch produced last August at the Petronor Industrial Complex, which is located near Bilbao and belongs to the Repsol Group. The scheduled flight IB426 was operated with an Airbus A320neo aircraft of […]

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Tepsa gets OK to import animal byproducts for biofuel feedstock via Tarragona

Tepsa gets OK to import animal byproducts for biofuel feedstock via Tarragona

October 25, 2021 |

In Spain, Tepsa has obtained authorization from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to import animal by-products for the production of biofuels through its terminal in Tarragona. It is the second Spanish port area to receive this permission, following the port of Huelva, which obtained the permit in November 2020, and the first on […]

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Repsol presents $2.96B green hydrogen strategy

Repsol presents $2.96B green hydrogen strategy

October 20, 2021 |

In Spain, Repsol presented its renewable hydrogen strategy, a roadmap for the company to become market leader in the Iberian Peninsula and become the third largest producer in Europe. The company’s new Hydrogen Director, Tomás Malango, gave an overview of the projects and initiatives that the company will deploy throughout the renewable hydrogen value chain, […]

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Court rejects appeal of negative EIA issued for proposed Ceuta biodiesel plant

Court rejects appeal of negative EIA issued for proposed Ceuta biodiesel plant

October 19, 2021 |

In Spain, Ceuta Actualidad reports Contentious-Administrative Court No. 2 of Ceuta has ruled to reject the appeal filed against the city, specifically against the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainability, by Biocarburantes del Estrecho SL, the company that tried to put into operation a biodiesel plant in the port. Through a decree dated February 13, […]

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BASF to help expand WPO Polymers composted plastics across Spain and Portugal

BASF to help expand WPO Polymers composted plastics across Spain and Portugal

October 12, 2021 |

In Spain, as part of its growth strategy for its biopolymers business, BASF will cooperate with WPO Polymers to further advance on the fast developing Spanish and Portuguese markets: The plastics solutions provider will act as distributor of BASF‘s ecovio® film product range for certified compostable shopping bags, organic waste bags as well as fruit […]

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