Tag: Velocys

Velocys gets nearly $627K further in F4C grant for waste-to-fuels project

Velocys gets nearly $627K further in F4C grant for waste-to-fuels project

June 14, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, Velocys plc, the sustainable fuels technology company, secured a further £0.5m (nearly $627,000 USD) of grant funding for the Altalto waste-to-fuels project from the Department for Transport, under the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition. The proposed Altalto Immingham plant is planned to convert hundreds of thousands of tonnes per […]

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Velocys gets planning permission for UK’s first waste-to-jet-fuel plant

Velocys gets planning permission for UK’s first waste-to-jet-fuel plant

May 25, 2020 |

In the UK, Velocys said planning permission has been given to Altalto Immingham, the UK’s first commercial waste-to-jet-fuel plant, by North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC)’s Planning Committee. A formal decision notice will then be issued subject to the completion of standard legal agreements with NELC. All statutory consultees have indicated their acceptance of the plan. […]

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Velocys appoints Wroley to manage delivery of fully integrated technology package

Velocys appoints Wroley to manage delivery of fully integrated technology package

February 3, 2020 |

In the UK, Velocys announced the appointment of Worley to manage the delivery of its fully integrated technology package. Worley is the partner in the development of pre-feasibility, feasibility and FEED packages for all projects in the Velocys portfolio. This allows Velocys to leverage synergies across multiple projects and geographies. Worley’s global reach allows an […]

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Velocys delivers FT reactors and catalyst for Japanese biomass-to-jet demo project

Velocys delivers FT reactors and catalyst for Japanese biomass-to-jet demo project

November 18, 2019 |

In the UK, Velocys announced it has constructed and now delivered Fischer-Tropsch (FT) reactors and catalyst to Toyo Engineering Corporation (Toyo) for use in a biomass-to-jet fuel demonstration facility in Nagoya, Japan. Toyo is currently constructing the bio-jet fuel facility as part of a consortium of Japanese companies. The order for Velocys was previously announced […]

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Velocys’ to capture CO2 from planned Bayou Fuels project

Velocys’ to capture CO2 from planned Bayou Fuels project

October 14, 2019 |

In Mississippi, Velocys, Inc announced it has signed an agreement with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from Velocys’ planned Bayou Fuels biomass-to-fuels project in Natchez, Mississippi, and securely store it underground in a geologic formation. OLCV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental, will take, transport and store CO2 captured […]

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9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

August 25, 2019 |

Rising stars are coming together as constellations, the stars are aligning and making magical things happen – today we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a main-sequence mid-size star, and a […]

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Velocys scores nearly £10 million in investment for aviation biofuel

Velocys scores nearly £10 million in investment for aviation biofuel

July 17, 2019 |

In the UK, Velocys announced that it has raised £7 million in a private placing, selling shares at 3 pence each, complementing commitments received by the company from the Altalto Immingham waste-to-sustainable-fuels project’s strategic partners, British Airways and Shell, of £2.8 million in total. Net proceeds of the Placing will be used predominantly: (i) to […]

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From food waste to biobased

From food waste to biobased

August 11, 2018 |

“Eat everything on your plate.” “You can’t leave the table until that plate is clean.” “You know, there are starving kids that would love to have that food on your plate.” Maybe you grew up hearing that many times. Maybe you snuck some of those yucky veggies to your dog. Maybe you even remember the […]

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USDA issues FONSI for proposed Velocys Mississippi biorefinery

USDA issues FONSI for proposed Velocys Mississippi biorefinery

August 7, 2018 |

In Mississippi, Velocys plc announced Aug. 7 that the USDA has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact on the environmental assessment report for Velocys’ planned Bayou Fuels biorefinery in Natchez, Mississippi. With the FONSI process completed, Velocys will now focus on the next steps in the project’s development, including securing the state-level permits that […]

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Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

July 15, 2018 |

We frequently hear that the only constant is change and in today’s bioeconomy world, we see this lived out all the time. Companies come and go but some evolve, transform, and change. Today we focus on some of these pivotal pivots and the transformations with these leaders who live and breathe change to survive. Some […]

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