EU clears buyout of Ireland’s Inver by Greenergy

The European Commission has approved the buyout of Ireland’s Inver Energy by Greenergy. Inver is an independent importer and distributor of a range of fuel products, predominantly in Ireland, where is also operates retail service stations. In the UK, it operates a terminal in Cardiff, from where it supplies fuel oil, gasoil and kerosene. Greenergy, […]

UK fuel supplier buys major biodiesel facility

British independent fuel supplier Greenergy has bought what is claimed to be the largest biodiesel facility in the UK. Located in northeast England, the facility in Seal Sands – sold by Harvest Energy – has an annual capacity of 250,000 tonnes a year. Greenergy already operates a waste-based biodiesel plant (pictured) at Immingham located on […]

EU gets strict on biofuel sources

The European Union yesterday announced that countries would have to follow strict procedures in sourcing biofuels from sustainable sources. The Commission recognised seven voluntary certification schemes and will apply directly in 27 EU Member States. Biofuels used in the EU, whether produced locally or imported, have to comply with sustainability criteria, which aim to prevent […]