Europe

April 13, 2021

Air bp scores a hattrick of SAF projects at 3 new UK locations

BY Air BP Air bp has recently supplied sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to three airports in the UK: dedicated business aviation airport, London Biggin Hill, Airbus owned Hawarden airport in Flintshire, North Wales, and Centreline FBO, in Bristol. READ MORE

April 12, 2021

Total begins producing sustainable aviation fuel in France

BY Total Total has begun producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its La Mède biorefinery in southern France and its Oudalle facility near Le Havre. The biojet fuel, made from used cooking oil, will be delivered to French airports starting in April 2021. READ MORE

April 07, 2021

USDA: Biodiesel exports at 17,150 metric tons in February

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. exported 17,149.8 metric tons of biodiesel and biodiesel blends of B30 or greater during February, up from 10,717.9 metric tons in February 2020, but down from 31,231.5 metric tons in January, according to data released by USDA on April 7. READ MORE

April 01, 2021

Neste joins the eFuel Alliance

BY Neste Neste has joined the eFuel Alliance, an interest group dedicated to the industrial production of synthetic fuels from renewable sources. The alliance aims to promote power and biobased synthetic fuels to reduce GHG emissions from transport. READ MORE

March 31, 2021

RSB, Bioledger launch biofuels blockchain case study

BY RSB RSB and Bioledger on March 12 launched a case study on the potential of a blockchain database to support traceability of biofuel and its feedstocks and overcome the vulnerabilities identified in securing the supply of sustainable renewables. READ MORE

March 29, 2021

UK launches Green Fuel, Green Skies competition to support SAF

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.K. government on March 16 announced the launch of its £15 million ($20.65 million) Green Fuel, Green Skies competition to support the development facilities that can convert household waste, waste wood, and excess electricity into SAF. READ MORE

March 16, 2021

Neste selects Rotterdam as location for proposed biorefinery

BY Neste Neste has announced plans to develop new renewable products production capacity in Rotterdam in the Netherlands rather than Porvoo, Finland. A final investment decision is expected to be made in late 2021 or early next year. READ MORE

March 04, 2021

UK charges former biodiesel trader with fraud, money laundering

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.K. Serious Fraud Office on Feb. 25 announced it has charged biodiesel trader Gianni Rivera with fraud and money laundering in connection with an investigation launched in December 2018 concerning the sustainable fuel sector. READ MORE

March 03, 2021

Neste acquires Bunge’s refinery plant in Rotterdam

BY Neste Neste has announced its previously announced acquisition of Bunge Loders Croklaan's refinery plant in Rotterdam closed March 1. Neste will modify the facility to pretreat feedstock for renewable diesel production. READ MORE