Shell to build ‘one of Europe’s biggest’ biofuels facilities

The 820,000-tonne a year plant in the Netherlands will help to meet the growing demand from the transport sector, including hard-to-decarbonise sectors such as heavy road transport and aviation

Australia introduces new rules to support priority low emission technologies

The government has allocated AUD$192.5m for programmes, including reducing barriers to the use of EVs or vehicles powered by biofuels or clean hydrogen

US announces $34m to produce low carbon biofuels for planes and ships

The Department of Energy believes biofuels will play an important role in reaching the goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050

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