Asia Pacific

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

January 29, 2021

BP, Qantas partner to advance net zero emissions

BY Qantas and BP Qantas and BP on Jan. 28 announced a strategic partnership to further advance their shared net zero ambitions. As part of that effort, the companies will contribute to the development of a sustainable aviation fuel industry in Australia. READ MORE

December 08, 2020

ADB to help improve advanced biofuel production in India

BY Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank has approved a $2.5 million technical assistance (TA) to support advanced biofuel development in India. The TA will support the development of advanced bioethanol, bio-compressed natural gas, and biodiesel plants. READ MORE

November 16, 2020

IEA expects global biofuels production to rebound in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleThe global biofuels industry has been strongly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released by the International Energy Agency in early November, with production down approximately 11.6 percent when compared to 2019. READ MORE

November 10, 2020

Making biodiesel from dirty old cooking oil just got way easier

BY RMIT University Researchers at RMIT University have developed a powerful, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel, and turning food scraps and plastic rubbish into high-value products READ MORE

October 29, 2020

Neste, All Nippon Airways collaborate on supply of SAF in Asia

BY Neste Neste and All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest and a five-star airline, are entering a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. This groundbreaking partnership will see ANA become the first airline to use SAF on flights departing from Japan. READ MORE

October 27, 2020

Biodiesel Magazine announces 2021 media kit, digital offerings

BY BBI International Biodiesel Magazine the leading publication for the biodiesel industry, recently released its 2021 media kits. Biodiesel Magazine is now accepting 2021 advertising schedules across its print and digital platforms. READ MORE