Asia Pacific

August 31, 2021

Velocys: SAF collaboration with Toyo advances to commercial stage

BY Erin VoegeleVelocys announced on Aug. 31 that its collaboration partner, Toyo Engineering Corp., is starting the advanced engineering and design phase of a commercial scale biorefinery in Japan to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

July 09, 2021

More than 450 biofuel producers set to attend FEW

BY BBI International The 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW), the ethanol industry's largest conference, will feature more than 150 speakers, next week, July 13-15, in Des Moines, Iowa. More than 450 biofuel producers are set to attend. READ MORE

June 22, 2021

New Zealand opens comment period on proposed biofuel mandate

BY Erin VoegeleThe government of New Zealand on June 13 opened a public comment period on a proposal to introduce a sustainable liquid biofuels mandate that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation fuels. READ MORE

June 21, 2021

Velocys technology powers first commercial flight

BY Velocys Velocys plc has announced that sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by the company’s proprietary technology using woody biomass residue feedstock has been used in a commercial flight by Japan Airlines. READ MORE

June 14, 2021

Neste, ITOCHU deliver renewable diesel to Japanese market

BY Neste Neste and ITOCHU Corp. have announced that they are joining forces to deliver renewable diesel to the Japanese market. In this collaboration, ITOCHU Corp. will be the first company in Japan to sell and distribute renewable diesel from Neste. READ MORE

June 09, 2021

Biodiesel powers 3 Hawaii Army installations in recent test

BY Erin VoegeleHawaiian Electric announced on June 7 that recent testing shows its biodiesel-fueled Schofield Generating Station will be able to power up a utility-owned microgrid consisting of three U.S. Army installations in the event of a major outage. READ MORE

March 17, 2021

Aemetis: India biodiesel plant supplies fuel to APSRTC for busses

BY Aemetis Inc. Aemetis Inc. announced March 16 that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary located in the Andhra Pradesh state of India was selected by the APSRTC to supply approximately 800,000 gallons per month of biodiesel to fuel public transport busses. READ MORE

February 10, 2021

NetJets invests in WasteFuel, commits to purchase of SAF

BY NetJets NetJets on Feb. 4 announced it has made an investment in WasteFuel, a waste to fuel company that aims to transform landfill waste into SAF. NetJets will also purchase a minimum of 100 million gallons of WasteFuel’s SAF over the next decade. READ MORE

February 09, 2021

Toyo, Velocys execute a collaboration agreement

BY Velocys Velocys plc has signed a collaboration agreement with Toyo Engineering Corp. to start the development of their commercial projects to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other renewable fuels in Japan. READ MORE