BioFuels

GKN Aerospace continues jet engine biofuel testing

The Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) has contracted GKN Aerospace Sweden to continue biofuel testing of the RM12 engine. The biofuel for this test is an ATJ (alcohol to jet)-SKA developed and manufactured by Swedish Biofuels AB. The test is part of a bilateral Biojet-project collaboration between FMV and USAF/NAVAIR, which started in October 2013 […]

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

McDonald’s restaurants in the Netherlands will be recycling the used cooking oil from french fries into a low carbon biofuel. McDonald’s has partnered with the supplier of renewable diesel refined from waste and residue, Neste and supply chain management and logistics provider HAVI, to collaborate in an oil recycling project. The fuel will be used […]

Biofuel supplier secures HSBC funding

A South Yorkshire biofuel provider has secured funding from HSBC UK to enable it to supply NHS hospitals during the Covid-19 outbreak. Barnsley-based BioFuels & Oils supplies biofuel to power generators at NHS hospitals across the UK. The funding from HSBC UK will ensure the company can keep backup generators at hospitals fuelled with a […]

Low Cost Biofuel Bunker Project Launches with €5m EU Funding

An EU-funded project aiming to develop low-cost biofuel bunkers has officially got underway this month. The IDEALFUEL consortium is being led by the EINDHOVEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (TU/e) and includes several collaborators including WINTERTHUR GAS & DIESEL and VARO ENERGY NETHERLANDS B.V.. The project has received a €5 MILLION grant from the EUROPEAN UNION’s HORIZON2020 […]

Irish Bioenergy Association pushes for government support to boost sector

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has in recent weeks circulated its bioenergy proposals to representatives across the political spectrum. The organisation is lobbying for Ireland’s Programme for Government to incorporate bioenergy measures and support to assist economic recovery, emissions reduction targets and climate action. Ireland has a “considerable natural advantage” when it comes to growing […]

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