BioFuels

Biofuels explained

Biofuels are transportation fuels such as ethanol and biomass-based diesel fuel that are made from biomass materials. These fuels are usually blended with petroleum fuels (gasoline and distillate/diesel fuel and heating oil), but they can also be used on their own. Using ethanol or biodiesel reduces the consumption of gasoline and diesel fuel made from […]

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 […]

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