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  • Fulcrum completes equity investment in South Korea August 31, 2022
    Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc. has completed a $20 million (€20 million) equity investment in Fulcrum by SK innovation, the energy arm of South Korea’s SK Group. In addition, the clean energy company pioneering the creation of renewable, drop-in transportation fuels from landfill waste,  and SK innovation will work together to enter into an exclusive licensing agreement […]
  • Boeing and Alder Fuel partner to expand SAF production August 31, 2022
    Boeing and Alder Fuels announced a new partnership to expand production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The firms will test and qualify Alder-derived SAF, advance policies to expedite the transition to renewable energy in aviation and grow the amount of SAF for the global aerospace market. Alder Fuels’ proprietary technology enables the efficient conversion of […]
  • Northern Ireland moves to E10 – a year after the rest of UK August 31, 2022
    Northern Ireland motorists will be able to fill up with greener E10 fuel from November – a year after the rest of the UK moved to the cleaner fuel. E10 is made from 10% bioethanol and is designed to have a lower carbon footprint than petrol made entirely from fossil fuels. Its use in Northern Ireland […]
  • Chevron REG breaks ground on lower carbon feedstock expansion project August 30, 2022
    Chevron Renewable Energy Group broke ground on the expansion of its Emden, Germany biorefinery during a ceremony held on August 27. The expansion project includes the addition of a pretreatment system at the facility, which is expected to allow the business to utilize a broader variety of feedstocks for the production of biodiesel. Chevron Renewable […]
  • Maritime industry onboard with ‘Biofuel Ready’ August 30, 2022
    Testing, inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new ‘Biofuels Ready’ notation to support the wider deployment of biofuels in the shipping industry. This notation will help the maritime industry address the main challenges related to the use of biofuels by ships, providing requirements to ensure ship safety and environmental compliance. The […]
  • Facing new challenges August 30, 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. Can you outline how the past 12 months have been for Clariant? Over the last 12 months, much like the year before, almost all the […]
  • Aemetis to supply SAF to Aer Lingus and British Airways August 26, 2022
    Renewable fuels company Aemetis has agreed to a multi-year agreement with International Airlines Group (IAG) to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to British Airways and Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus’ flights. This supply will help fuel flights from San Francisco Airport from 2025. IAG, parent company of both British Airways and Aer Lingus, will purchase […]
  • Sulzer and BASF sign renewable fuel agreement August 26, 2022
    Sulzer Chemtech and BASF have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the goal of advancing technologies for renewable fuels that will further expand the partners’ portfolio of sustainable solutions. The companies are entering into a strategic partnership to reduce the carbon intensity of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel. The collaboration combines complementary areas […]
  • The sky’s the limit? August 26, 2022
    Despite aviation’s bounce back from the pandemic still being slower than hoped, the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) revolution shows no sign of losing momentum, with dozens of deals spanning governments, producers, and airlines around the globe. A combination of increasing regulatory ambition and passenger demand look set to ensure the growth of the SAF market […]
  •  Neste SAF supplied to FBO with help from Avfuel August 25, 2022
    Hillsboro Aviation (KHIO) received its first load of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM this month in collaboration with Avfuel Corporation. This has helped secure the first business aviation foothold for SAF in the state of Oregon. “The Pacific Northwest is more than just where we work,” said Ryan McCartney, vice president and chief operating officer […]