December 02, 2021

Viking announces agreement to acquire Reno biorefinery

BY Erin VoegeleViking Energy Group Inc. on Dec. 1 announced it has entered into a membership interest purchase agreement (MIPA) to acquire a 100 percent interest in a group of companies developing a renewable diesel plant in Reno, Nevada. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

Booster converts thousands of diesel vehicles to renewable fuel

BY Booster Booster announced on Dec. 1 has converted more than 90 of its diesel customers with close to 1,200 vehicles to renewable fuels within the first month of its decarbonization initiative. The vehicles are now fueled with biobased diesel. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

Pratt & Whitney, Embraer partner on 100% SAF demonstration

BY Pratt & Whitney Pratt & Whitney has signed a memorandum of understanding with Embraer to collaborate on studies of 100 percent SAF. Technical teams from the two companies will engage to define an integrated ground and flight test plan for the fuel. READ MORE

December 02, 2021

ABFA releases principles for low carbon fuel policy

BY Advanced Biofuels Association On Dec. 2, the ABFA released a set of principles to inform low carbon fuels policy, approved by the association’s diverse membership. The document is the document is the culmination of a year-long effort to find consensus amongst ABFA’s members. READ MORE

December 01, 2021

EIA improves biofuels reporting in Monthly Energy Review

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently changed the way its reports biofuel data in its Monthly Energy Review. The agency now breaks down data into four categories, including ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel and other biofuels. READ MORE

December 01, 2021

Brazil to maintain biodiesel blend rate at 10% in 2022

BY Erin VoegeleThe Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy announced on Nov. 29 it will maintain the current biodiesel blend rate of 10 percent through the year 2022. An announcement issued by the government cites cost concerns as the reason for the action. READ MORE

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

December 01, 2021

United fuels passenger flight with 100% SAF

BY United Airlines United Airlines announced on Nov. 30 an unprecedent achievement for sustianable aviation fuel (SAF) use. For the first time, a commercial carrier flew an aircraft full of passengers using 100 percent SAF. READ MORE

November 30, 2021

EIA: US biofuel capacity up in September, feedstock use down

BY Erin VoegeleOperable biofuels production capacity in the U.S. expanded by 32 MMgy in September to 20.766 billion gallons per year, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Nov. 30. Feedstock consumption was down for the month. READ MORE