Asia Pacific

December 01, 2021

India awards military certification to biojet technology

BY Erin VoegeleIndia’s Ministry of Science and Technology on Nov. 29 announced it has awarded provisional clearance to a domestically developed technology to produce biobased jet fuel for use on military aircraft operated by the Indian Air Force. READ MORE

November 16, 2021

Honeywell technology enables jet flights with SAF from algal oil

BY Honeywell Honeywell announced Nov. 10 its UOP Ecofining technology supported the world’s first jet flights using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced from algal oil. The two commercial flights were recently completed in Japan. READ MORE

November 15, 2021

IRENA: Global bioenergy jobs at 3.52 million in 2020

BY Erin VoegeleBioenergy accounted for approximately 3.52 million of the 12 million global renewable energy jobs in 2020, according to an annual jobs report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in late October. READ MORE

November 03, 2021

JGC, Cosmo Oil to build SAF project using Honeywell technology

BY Honeywell Honeywell on Oct. 28 announced that JGC Holdings Corp. and Cosmo Oil Co. will use Honeywell Ecofining technology for the first commercial scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) project in Japan. The project will covert used cooking oil into SAF. READ MORE

October 27, 2021

Neste reports strong Q3 for renewables segment

BY Erin VoegeleNeste released third quarter financial results on Oct. 27, reporting that the company’s renewable products segment achieved high sales volumes and maintained healthy sales margins despite tight feedstock markets. READ MORE

October 12, 2021

USDA maintains 2021-’22 forecast for soybean oil use in biofuel

BY Erin VoegeleThe USDA maintained its 2021-’22 forecast for soybean oil use in biofuel in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Oct. 12. The agency’s estimate for 2020-’21 soybean oil use in biofuel was also maintained. READ MORE

September 23, 2021

Velocys discusses progress on US, UK proposed projects

BY Erin VoegeleVelocys plc released interim results for the first half of 2021 on Sept. 23, reporting improved financial performance and providing an update on the development of its reference projects in the U.S. and U.K. and a commercial project in Japan. READ MORE

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