Iron ore granules
Project to clean up iron and steel production moves forward

An industry partnership made up of LKAB, SSAB and Vattenfall is building a biofuel-fired iron ore pellet plant as part of the scheme

Palm oil
European Commission concludes palm oil is environmentally damaging

The decision means it is likely to be removed from transport fuels as it will not contribute to EU renewable transport targets

Engine oil
Biofuels to power 30% of Finland’s cars by 2029

The nation’s parliament believes sustainable biofuels are needed in order to rapidly reduce climate emissions in the next decade

New EU fuel labelling informs drivers on environmental impact

They will include information on the maximum biofuel content in the fuels

Indonesia and Malaysia join forces to fight EU phase-out of palm oil biofuels

The EU plans to cut the use of palm oil as biodiesel from 2030

Motorists ‘losing out due to government hesitancy on green fuels’

That’s according to the All Party Parliamentary Group for British Bioethanol, which says the delay is unwarranted

New enzyme-based biofuel technology? Scientists break it down

Researchers at Imperial College London have enhanced the process of turning plant-based biomass into valuable products

Bri-stool turns toilet flushes to clean energy

The city is using raw sewage to generate renewable, low carbon poo-wer

Qantas biofuel flight cuts the mustard

The world’s first biofuel-powered flight between the US and Australia took place yesterday. Flying between Los Angeles and Melbourne, the Qantas flight used approximately 24,000 kilograms of blended biofuel, saving an estimated 18,000 kilograms of carbon emissions. The biofuel it used is processed from a non-food, industrial type of mustard seed that can be grown […]

Whiskey waste-to-biofuel site gets planning permission

A Scottish energy firm has secured planning permission to build a whisky residue biofuel plant at Grangemouth. Celtic Renewables’ commercial demonstrator facility is expected to produce more than half a million litres of the green fuel each year from waste products generated in the manufacture of the alcoholic beverage. The firm has launched a funding […]