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21 May 2018 |
India's Union Cabinet on May 17 approved a national policy on biofuels that aims to find a market for surplus production and crop residues, and at the same time reduce the country's fuels imports.
18 May 2018 |
A meeting of EU legislators this week made little headway on the recast of the Renewable Energy Directive, heightening the prospect that agreement on key elements of the file won’t emerge for several months, prolonging uncertainty for the biofuels sector.
11 May 2018 |
Global employment in the biofuels sector expanded 12% last year to 1.93 million, as production of ethanol and biodiesel increased in most major producing countries, renewable energy agency IRENA said in a report published this week.
11 May 2018 |
Andeavor, one of the largest fuel refiners in the US, has reported saving $100 million since 2016 because of lower compliance costs related to the Renewable Fuel Standard.
9 May 2018 |
Germany-based biofuels producer Verbio has reported a 5% drop in earnings during the first nine months of financial year 2017/18 as the company experienced a faster-than-expected fall in margins despite high utilization rates at its plants.
9 May 2018 |
US ethanol producers will be able to sell the E15 blend all year round and exported ethanol will be allowed to count towards volumes mandated under the Renewable Fuels Standard, following a tentative compromise deal agreed at the White House yesterday.  
4 May 2018 |
The UK government has issued 1.504 billion Road Transport Fuel Certificates (RTFCs) so far for the Year-10 compliance period, according to data released this week by the Department for Transport (DfT).
4 May 2018 |
US ethanol exports in March were the second-biggest ever for a monthly total, totalling 215.1 million gallons (mg), according to government data released this week and analysed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).
30 Apr 2018 |
Lawmakers in US House of Representatives have called for the US Environmental Protection Agency to “immediately cease” the granting of waivers from the Renewable Fuel Standard as the corn lobby counts the cost of falling demand for ethanol because of exemptions doled out to refiners.
27 Apr 2018 |
Neste, one of the world’s largest producers of renewable diesel, posted operating profit of €296 million in the first quarter of this year, around 3.5 times the €80 million earned in the equivalent quarter in 2017.
27 Apr 2018 |
The Irish Republic has raised its biofuels blending obligation to 10% from 8% for 2019 and 2020, with the intention to increase it further from 2022 alongside the likely introduction of higher biofuel blends.
27 Apr 2018 |
The US corn-based ethanol industry can capture its greenhouse gas emissions and bury them underground in a way that is cost-effective for the sector, a new study from Stanford University has found.
25 Apr 2018 |
The controversial use of waivers to excuse some US fuel suppliers from fulfilling their biofuel blending obligations may have cut at least 1.6 billion gallons of biofuels from the anticipated mandates in 2016 and 2017, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) said Tuesday.
23 Apr 2018 |
Argentina exported just 40,000 mt of biodiesel in February, versus 214,000 mt in January as fears over potential EU duties deterred flows, the latest statistics from Argentina’s Ministry of Energy showed.
23 Apr 2018 |
A group of Democratic and Republican senators from US biofuels-producing states have called on the Environmental Protection Agency to withhold the issuance of exemptions from biofuels regulations and publish the names of producers who already have them.
20 Apr 2018 |
Biofuels could account for almost a quarter of the energy used in the transport sector by 2050, a new report from multinational renewables agency IRENA said this week, which based its predictions on the highly optimistic assumption that pledges in the Paris climate agreement are met.
20 Apr 2018 |
Japan is expected to import almost 100 million gallons of US-made corn-based ethanol following a change this week to the Asian country's biofuels policy.
20 Apr 2018 |
French biotech company Global Bioenergies has teamed up with German luxury carmaker Audi to test a gasoline blend that uses 34% biofuel generated from non-edible parts of sugar beet, without requiring modifications to existing engines.
20 Apr 2018 |
Canada has the potential to buy up to 200,000 mt of biodiesel per year from Argentine producers, but this new market would be far too small to compensate for lost business in the US, an industry source said this week. 
16 Apr 2018 |
Brazil can treble its productivity of biofuels by using crop residues and other feedstocks that are by-products of sugarcane and other crops, the head of the country’s biofuels strategy told a conference in Brussels last week.
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