May 23, 2023

4AIR launches Assure SAF Registry to track, validate SAF

BY 4AIR Found In:Business4AIR, which helps companies offset their emissions, use SAF, and drive technological change, has launched Assure SAF Registry, a blockchain-based web registry designed to document, trace and account for the sustainability attributes of SAF. READ MORE

May 22, 2023

DOE funds 2 community-drive waste-to-energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Feedstock, Business, PolicyThe U.S. Department of Energy on May 19 awarded a combined $3 million to two waste-to-energy projects, including one that focuses on the potential to convert biosolids into renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

May 22, 2023

Federal agency launches effort to improve data on the bioeconomy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Business, PolicyThe White House OMB has opened a public comment period as part of a federal effort that aims to improve how to identify, classify and measure bioeconomy manufacturing, technology and products, including biobased fuels, chemicals and materials. READ MORE

May 19, 2023

ACT awards grant to drive more SAF using direct air capture

BY Aviation Climate Taskforce Found In:Production, Feedstock, BusinessThe Aviation Climate Taskforce announced on May 16 the funding of its first research grant to pioneer an innovative direct air capture (DAC)-to-jet approach that will convert CO2 into methanol and ethanol, which can then be upgraded into SAF. READ MORE

May 19, 2023

Southern states first to harvest Nuseed carinata for bioenergy

BY Nuseed Found In:Feedstock, BusinessNuseed Carinata harvest is underway in the southern U.S.starting near Tifton, Georgia. Nuseed working with growers in Florida, Georiga and Texas to develop the oilseed cover crop as a low-carbon biofuel feedstock. READ MORE

May 18, 2023

EPA: 1.84 billion RINs generated in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Business, PolicyNearly 1.84 billion renewable identification numbers (RINs) were generated under the Renewable Fuel Standard in April, up from 1.71 billion generated during the same month of 2022, according to data released by the U.S. EPA on May 18. READ MORE

May 18, 2023

Infinium, Navigator CO2 collaborate on Midwest eFuels project

BY Infinium Found In:Feedstock, BusinessElectrofuels provider Infinium and comprehensive carbon management company Navigator CO2 have entered into a MOU and long-term relationship for Navigator to deliver 600,000 TPA of biogenic CO2 to a future Infinium eFuels facility. READ MORE

May 18, 2023

Masdar, Airbus sign agreement to support development of SAF

BY Masdar Found In:BusinessAbu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar has signed an agreement with Airbus to support the development and growth of the glboal SAF market. The agreement highlights areas of collaboration between the two companies. READ MORE

May 17, 2023

Velocys claims first tranche of UK funding for SAF project

BY Velocys Found In:Business, PolicyVelocys plc announced its subsidiary Altalto Ltd. has completed the necessary work required on its Altalto Immingham SAF project to claim the first tranche of £27 million awarded by the U.K. Department of Transport in December 2022. READ MORE

May 17, 2023

Neste celebrates opening of Singapore expansion

BY Neste Corp. Found In:Production, BusinessNeste on May 17 celebrated the opening of its Singapore expansion project. The project doubled the production capacity of the Singapore bioreinfery to 2.6 million tons annually, including up to 1 million tons of SAF production. READ MORE

May 16, 2023

Global aviation groups publish SAF book and claim guidance

BY Council on Sustainable Aviation Fuels Accountability Found In:BusinessCoSAFA has introduced its "Methodology for SAF Environmental Attribute Transactions," a first step in establishing publicly available, universally recognized procedures for SAF accounting and auditing to support global book and claim systems. READ MORE

May 16, 2023

HIF Global begins engineering on SAF facility

BY HIF Global Found In:Production, BusinessHIF Global on May 10 announced agreements with Johnson Matthey and Honeywell to conduct preliminary engineering for HIF’s first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility in the U.S. The facilty is expected to produce 11,000 barrels per day of SAF. READ MORE

May 16, 2023

NEXT Renewables Fuels, Dansuk partner on low-carbon feedstocks

BY NEXT Renewable Fuels Found In:Feedstock, BusinessNEXT Renewable Fuels Inc. and Dansuk Industrial Corp. have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop strategic and commercial partnerships, including those involving feedstocks for biofuel production. READ MORE

May 15, 2023

Summit Agriculture Group to develop ethanol-to-SAF project

BY Summit Agricultural Group Found In:Production, BusinessSummit Agricultural Group has announced the creation of Summit Next Gen, a sustainable aviation fuel production platform. Summit Next Gen will utilize Honeywell's ethanol-to-jet processing technology to convert ethanol into SAF. READ MORE

May 11, 2023

Gevo announces intent to apply for DOE loan guarantee for NZ1

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, BusinessGevo Inc. on May 10 reported it has entered into a technology access agreement with Phillips 66 and ADM. The company also announced progress with its RNG operations but said plans for its NZ1 SAF project will likley be delayed. READ MORE

May 11, 2023

Honeywell introduces UOP eFining technology for SAF

BY Honeywell Found In:Production, BusinessHoneywell has announced its innovative, new, UOP eFining technology, a ready-now solution for producing low-carbon SAF. Honeywell's UOP eFining is a methanol to jet fuel (MTJ) processing technology that can convert eMethanol to eSAF at scale. READ MORE

May 11, 2023

Clean Fuels advocates for higher biomass-based diesel RVOs

BY Clean Fuels Alliance America Found In:Business, PolicyClean Fuels Alliance America has released a letter from five trade associations encouraging U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan to substantially raise the biomass-based diesel and overall advanced biofuel volumes in the RFS for 2023-2025. READ MORE

May 10, 2023

Calumet celebrates first production, initial shipments of SAF

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Distribution, BusinessCalumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. on May 10 celebrated the first production and initial shipments of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from its Montana Renewables subsidiary, which operates a biorefinery located in Great Falls, Montana. READ MORE

May 10, 2023

Kinder Morgan, Neste place feedstock, logistics hub into service

BY Kinder Morgan Inc. Found In:Feedstock, BusinessKinder Morgan Inc. has announced the commercial in-service of its renewable feedstock storage and logistics hub project with Neste. Neste will store various raw materials, such as used cooking oil, at Kinder Morgan’s Harvey Terminal in Louisiana. READ MORE

May 09, 2023

Visolis, Ginkgo Bioworks partner on microbial strain for SAF

BY Visolis Found In:Production, BusinessVisolis has partnered with Ginkgo Bioworks to leverage Ginkgo's capabilities in strain engineering to improve upon an existing microbial strain for the commercial production of a key feedstock ingredient used to make biobased isoprene and SAF. READ MORE

May 08, 2023

Aemetis reports progress with ethanol, RNG and SAF projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, BusinessAemetis Inc. released Q1 financial results on May 4, reporting progress with energy efficiency projects at its ethanol plant in Keyes, California. The company also discussed development of its dairy RNG projects and proposed RD/SAF facility. READ MORE

May 08, 2023

Twelve, EFT sign agreement to scale SAF production

BY Emerging Fuels Technology Found In:Production, BusinessCarbon transformation company Twelve and fuel technology partner Emerging Fuels Technology have signed a master license agreement to support Twelve’s scaleup of its E-Jet fuel, a fossil-free sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). READ MORE

May 08, 2023

JSRE to produce SAF in China using Honeywell Ecofining technology

BY Honeywell Found In:Production, BusinessHoneywell has announced that Sichuan Jinshang Environmental Protection Technology Co. (JSRE) will use Honeywell Ecofiningtechnology to produce nearly 300,000 tons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at a planned facility in China. READ MORE

May 05, 2023

Ryanair, Repsol sign major SAF agreement

BY Ryanair Found In:BusinessRyanair and Repsol on May 4 signed a memo of understanding (MOU) to advance the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Ryanair airports across Spain & Portugal further advancing the airline’s Pathway to Net Zero strategy. READ MORE

May 04, 2023

United to triple SAF use in 2023

BY United Airlines Found In:Use, BusinessUnited has announced that it will begin using a blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on departing flights from San Francisco International Airport and is planning to use a SAF blend later this year at London Heathrow Airport. READ MORE

May 04, 2023

Oleo-X opens facility to pretreat SAF, renewable diesel feedstock

BY Oleo-X Found In:Feedstock, BusinessOleo-X has announced the launch of its world-class renewable diesel (RD) and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) feedstock merchant pretreatment facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi, that can proudce up to 300 million gallons per year of feedstock. READ MORE

May 03, 2023

Raven SR, Cap Clean Energy collaborate on SAF, renewable diesel

BY Raven SR Inc. Found In:Production, BusinessRaven SR Inc. Cap Clean Energy Corp. on April 25 announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-develop biofuels facilities in Canada to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel. READ MORE

May 02, 2023

EIA: US biofuel capacity, feedstock consumption up in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Feedstock, BusinessU.S. operable biofuels production capacity increased in February, with gains for ethanol, biodiesel and renewable diesel and associated fuels, according to data released by the U.S. EIA. Total feedstock consumption was up slightly from February 2022. READ MORE

May 02, 2023

Yield10, Marathon sign LOI on camelina oil feedstock for biofuels

BY Yield10 Bioscience Inc. Found In:Feedstock, BusinessYield10 Bioscience Inc. on May 1 announced that it has signed a non-binding LOI with Marathon Petroleum Corp. for a potential investment and offtake agreement for low-carbon intensity camelina feedstock oil for use in renewable fuels production. READ MORE

May 01, 2023

Neste reports strong Q1 for renewable diesel, SAF

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Production, Feedstock, BusinessNeste Corp. released first quarter financial results on April 28, reporting the company’s renewable products segment benefitted from robust demand for renewable diesel and favorable feedstock pricing during the three-month period. READ MORE