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  • Concerns raised about lowering share of biofuels in Germany May 25, 2022
    The measures planned by Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke to reduce the share of biofuels in the transport sector will increase greenhouse gas emissions by about 80 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. “The proposal would drastically lower the cap for sustainable biofuels made from cultivated biomass, thereby limiting the only possibility currently available to […]
  • New report highlights economic benefits of transport decarbonisation May 24, 2022
    Analysis published in a new report has shown that transport decarbonisation could result in a multi-billion pound boost to local economies across the country, but says action from the Government is needed. The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Hitachi Energy’s report – Decarbonising Transport: Enabling local energy solutions – is an […]
  • Facing new challenges May 24, 2022
    Mark Wubbels, head of RBL emerging markets at Clariant, speaks to Biofuels International about the challenges the company faces in a post-pandemic world made more uncertain by the Ukraine war 1. Can you outline how the past 12 months have been for Clariant? Over the last 12 months, much like the year before, almost all […]
  • Growth Energy thanks Governor Reynolds for leading way for statewide E15 in Iowa May 24, 2022
    Growth Energy has welcomed Governor Kim Reynolds’s decision to sign the 2022 Biofuel Access Bill into law. This makes Iowa the first state in the nation to implement statewide access to E15. The legislation would provide Iowans access to E15 statewide by 2026 and update the E15 promotion tax credit to $0.09 per gallon year-round […]
  • World’s largest biofuel production facility planned for Panama May 23, 2022
    A team of companies led by SGP BioEnergy joined the Government of Panama to announce the development of the world’s largest biofuels production and distribution hub. Once complete in five years, Biorefineria Ciudad Dorada or Golden City Biorefinery, located in Colon and Balboa, Panama, will be the largest advanced biorefinery and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) […]
  • Bioethanol plant in US hit by blast – no one injured May 23, 2022
    Three Rivers Energy Plant in Conesville, Ohio, was rocked by an explosion on May 20. It is understood that workers at the facility were commissioning a grain dryer prior to start up when the incident happened. The cause of the explosion is being investigated and no one was injured. The Coshocton Ethanol Plant began operations […]
  • Rio Tinto and bp sign one-year trial of marine biofuels May 23, 2022
    Rio Tinto and bp have agreed to work together on a one-year biofuel trial to help reduce carbon emissions from its marine fleet. Under the trial, bp is supplying Rio Tinto with marine biofuel for approximately 12 months. The fuel will be trialled on Rio Tinto’s RTM Tasman vessel on a mix of Transatlantic and […]
  • Kuehne+Nagel buys 8 million litres of SAF May 20, 2022
    Kuehne+Nagel to reduce emissions by purchasing eight million litres of sustainable aviation fuel. The delivery will be over the course of the year and will remove approximately 18,300 tonnes of CO2 – equivalent of 350 British Airways flights between London and New York. The SAF, manufactured from sustainable waste feedstocks, will be sourced from Phillips […]
  • Vision of the future May 20, 2022
    Sinead Lynch is the Vice President of Low Carbon Fuels at Shell. She takes time out to talk about Shell’s approach to the energy transition and what she sees as the future for biofuels. Hi Sinead, let’s dive right in: what is Shell trying to achieve with biofuels? We have an ambitious strategy for our […]
  • Unlocking access to biodiesel from REG May 20, 2022
    Renewable Energy Group has entered into strategic collaboration agreements with CFN and Pacific Pride, two of North America’s largest cardlock fuelling networks. Partnering REG’s portfolio of bio-based diesel with CFN and Pacific Pride’s vast network of cardlocks will allow the companies to play a critical role in furthering the utilisation of cleaner fuels by fleets […]