Market News

18 Mar 2018 |
Domestic air travel in Sweden could be powered by biofuels produced from the country’s plentiful forest residues rather than regular jet fuel, amid claims of a breakthrough in new research published this week.
16 Mar 2018 |
Brazil’s biggest sugar and ethanol trader Copersucar expects 2018/19 ethanol output from the center-south cane crop to grow by 5.4% to 27.5 billion litres, despite a smaller regional crop versus last season.
UK ethanol producer Vivergo could be poised to restart its biofuel plant market sources said Friday, after the company publicly mothballing the facility on poor margins in December.
9 Mar 2018 |
Brazil raised its biodiesel mandate to 10% on March 1 from the previous 8%, with the change expected to boost demand by nearly 25% for the biofuel this year, according to the Mines and Energy Ministry.
6 Mar 2018 |
In the end, it was as painless as the government said it would be – the revamped Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation order was passed unanimously through the House of Lords during the final stage of the Statutory Instrument process, Tuesday.
2 Mar 2018 |
The UK’s Department for Transport has signalled that it will introduce a raft of measures to improve guidance and support to industry participants affected by changes currently being made to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation.
27 Feb 2018 |
Proposed changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation have cleared their first hurdle in parliamentary committee with the Draft Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018 passed unanimously during a delegated legislation committee, Monday.
23 Feb 2018 |
The European Commission has signalled a review into anti-dumping measures that have been in place for five years that target US ethanol imports – a measure that effectively defers a decision for another 15 months.
23 Feb 2018 |
The US Commerce Department has increased what were already punitive anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia, effectively blocking off palm and soybean derived fuels from entering the US market.
16 Feb 2018 |
Germany’s consumption of biodiesel rose 2% in January-November 2017 compared with the first 11 months in 2016 as tighter CO2 targets for biofuels increased consumption of products that have a lower carbon footprint than bioethanol.
9 Feb 2018 |
Waste-to-energy producer Enerkem has landed one of the biggest venture capital deals ever in Canada, securing C$280m ($221m) in investments that will be used to fund a global expansion.