Biodiesel Use

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 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

Airbus: In-flight 100% SAF emissions study shows early promise

BY Airbus Initial findings from a world-first study of the impact of 100 percent SAF on both engines of a commercial jet have provided promising early results. The study involved Airbus, Rolls-Royce, German research centre DLR and SAF producer Neste. READ MORE

November 24, 2021

ABFC releases annual ‘Biofuels in Canada’ 2021 report

BY Advanced Biofuels Canada Advanced Biofuels Canada announced the release of its fifth annual Biofuels in Canada 2021 (BIC) report, with full open-source access to Canadian market data for renewable, low-carbon, and conventional fuels. READ MORE

November 22, 2021

SAF delivered to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

BY Avfuel Corp. Upon receiving its first delivery of SAF, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, in collaboration with Avfuel Corp. and Neste, became the first airport in the United States to test a collaborative circular economy project in the aviation sector. READ MORE