Ampaire Inc. has achieved a significant milestone in sustainable aviation by completing its first ground test utilizing pure 100 percent ASTM D7566 SAF produced by Dimensional Energy from electricity and CO2.
February 23, 2024
Cepsa and Bio-Oils, a subsidiary of Apical, are beginning construction of the largest second-generation biofuels plant in southern Europe. The facility will have the flexibly produce 500,000 tons of SAF and renewable diesel.
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its intent to issue funding to support research and development (R&D) projects for converting algae and other wet waste feedstocks to low-carbon fuels, chemicals and agricultural products.
By Technip Energies
February 22, 2024
Technip Energies announces a strategic investment in the United Airlines Ventures Sustainable Flight Fund, which is designed to leverage cross-industry support, providing start-ups working on SAF research, production and technology.
A Pennsylvania refinery operated by a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines Inc. is evaluating the possibility of producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other renewable fuels, according to information contained in the company’s annual report.
February 21, 2024
Airbus and TotalEnergies have signed a strategic partnership to address the challenges of decarbonizing aviation through SAF. The partnership includes components related to the supply of SAF in Europe and a research and innovation program.
European renewable ethanol producers have launched a new legal challenge, now directed to the EU’s RefuelEU Aviation Regulation, charging that it improperly excludes crop-based biofuels from the effort to reduce GHG emissions from air transport.
Neste Corp. released 2023 financial results on Feb. 8, reporting that renewable diesel production was up more than 15% when compared to 2022, with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production up nearly 59%.
More than 1.89 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in January, up from 1.76 billion generated during the same month of 2023, according to a data released by the U.S. EPA on Feb. 15.
By Renewable Fuels Association
February 19, 2024
The RFA on Feb. 15 thanked a bipartisan group of 43 lawmakers who sent a letter to the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Lifecycle Analysis Interagency Working Group, asking them to meet their March 1 deadline for updates to the GREET model.
Clean Fuels Alliance America welcomed nearly 850 attendees from over 20 countries to connect with key players from the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industries at the Clean Fuels Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.
Biomass Magazine announced this week the six companies selected to pitch to a group of angel investors and venture capital firms at the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, taking place March 4-6, 2024, in Richmond, Virginia.
By U.S. Department of Energy
February 16, 2024
The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office announced $29 million in funding to drive research, development, and demonstration of low-carbon-intensity, purpose-grown energy crops critical to accelerating a clean energy economy.
By De Montfort University Leicester
February 15, 2024
Researchers at U.K.-based De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have pioneered a new manufacturing process which could make the creation of biofuel from waste cooking oil faster and more efficient.
By American Biogas Council
February 15, 2024
New Mexico will be the fourth state in the U.S. to pass a clean fuel standard.
By U.S. Department of Energy
February 15, 2024
The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office has named the 15 teams advancing as finalists in the AlgaePrize 2023–2025 competition. Each team will receive $10,000 to support research projects over the next 16 months.
Clean Fuels NY Coalition, the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Delta Air Lines, and the New York Corn and Soybean Growers Association Hosted an informational forum New York about a Clean Fuel Standard.
Carbon Capture Magazine has announced the dates for the third annual National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo. The event will be held November 19-20, 2024, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. The National Hydrogen Conference & Expo has been added to the conference as a co-located event. A call for abstracts is now open for both events through July 21st.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) released a summary report following its Deploying Purpose-Grown Energy Crops for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) workshop held June 6-7, 2023, in Kansas City, Missouri.
By Erin Voegele
February 08, 2024
The USDA maintained its projection for 2023-’24 soybean oil use in biofuel production in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released Feb. 8. The agency reduced its forecast for soybean oil prices.
Strategic Biofuels and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corp., have entered into a joint development agreement for the proposed Louisiana Green Fuels project in Louisiana, which has now shifted its focus to SAF production.
Loamist, a climatetech startup, has announced its pre-seed financing and emergence from stealth mode, marking the public release of its Biomass Explorer product, a tool that addresses the critical challenge of accessing biomass.
Clean Fuels Alliance America recognized ASTM International, Darling Ingredients Executive Vice President – Chief Strategy Officer John Bullock, and PepsiCo Inc. with Clean Fuels Awards at the Clean Fuels Conference.
Legislation currently pending in Washington state aims to require airport operators to make a minimum 10% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to private jets owned by individuals or businesses once certain conditions are met.
Neste and Amelia, a French regional airline, have closed an agreement for the supply of blended Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Amelia has been using the SAF for all its flights departing from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol since Jan. 1.
By Aviation Partners Inc.
February 06, 2024
Future Energy Global, led by former GE Capital Aviation Services Head of Portfolio Strategy Natasha Mann, has launched an innovative financial ecosystem to accelerate the production and uptake of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
February 02, 2024
Emirates has become the first international airline to join The Solent Cluster, a U.K. initiative focused on low carbon investments established to reduce CO2 emissions from industry, transport and households in the South Coast of England.
Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo and the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development on Jan. 25 approved $11.72 million in tax abatements for a 120 MMgy renewable diesel and SAF project under development by Edgewood Renewables LLC.
Total U.S. biofuel operatable production capacity was up slightly in November, with gains for ethanol, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Jan. 31. Total feedstock consumption was down slightly from October.
Legislation introduced in the New Jersey Senate on Jan. 29 aims to establish a low-carbon transportation fuel standard (LCTFS) that would reduce the average carbon intensity (CI) of gasoline and diesel by 10% below a 2019 baseline by 2030.