bp to invest $269m to boost renewable diesel production at US refinery

Three projects at its Cherry Point Refinery in Washington aims to improve efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and more than double production to 2.6m a year

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

Phillips 66 to transform oil refinery into ‘world’s largest’ renewable fuels plant

The plant is estimated to produce 800 million gallons of renewable fuels from used cooking oil, fats, greases and soybean oils every year

McDonald’s launches french fries cooking oil-to-biofuel project in the Netherlands

The fuel will be used in trucks, which deliver goods to 252 Dutch McDonald’s restaurants

Finnish bus operator introduces voluntary surcharge for greener transport

Customers can decide on the additional charge, with the minimum amount set at €1 (£0.87)

Traffic jam In the early morning on the Bay Bridge, at the exit of a tunnel. It is the main connection between the cities of Oakland and San Francisco
Oakland adopts renewable diesel for city fleet

It has partnered with Neste to turn old cooking oils and residues into renewable diesel for use in its transport fleet

US biomass diesel imports up 65%

US imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, rose by 65% last year. They reached a record level of 916 million gallons, according to new figures from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). On a monthly basis, biodiesel imports exceeded 100 million gallons for the first time last December. Both biodiesel and renewable […]