US renewable energy consumption reaches ‘record high’ in 2020

Latest statistics reveal renewable energy was the only source of US energy consumption that increased last year from 2019 – fossil fuel and nuclear power usage both declined

US commits $35m to make biofuels cleaner

Beneficiaries will explore ways to decarbonise biorefining processes

New $61.4m funding for biofuels research to reduce transport emissions

It will support technologies that produce low cost biofuels, derived from renewable resources and can power heavy duty vehicles that are difficult to electrify with current technologies, including airplanes and ships

Vattenfall launches ‘fossil-free’ hydrogen study that could slash Sweden’s total emissions by 20%

The energy company will work with the Swedish fuel company Preem to produce ‘fossil-free’ hydrogen for biofuel production

Repsol to build ‘Spain’s first’ advanced biofuels plant

The facility is forecast to produce annually 250,000 tonnes of advanced biofuels every year, for use in aircraft, trucks, and cars

New initiative aims to accelerate low carbon energy technologies

The Low Carbon Resources Initiative is targeting advancements in hydrogen, ammonia, synthetic fuels and biofuels

US invests $97m in bioenergy research and development

Projects aim to improve the performance and lower the cost and risk of technologies that can be used to produce biofuels, biopower and bio-products from biomass and waste resources

UK net zero aviation takes off with the launch of Jet Zero Council

Project aims for net zero carbon flying and the government has also reiterated its support to a waste-to-jet-fuel project

ENGIE joins project to decarbonise bio-refinery in Rotterdam with renewable hydrogen

The project is regarded as the ‘first multi-megawatt high-temperature electrolyser’

FinCo Fuel buys biofuel producer GoodFuels

GoodFuels said its acquisition will allow it to gain access to additional sourcing, supply management and logistical expertise