BioFuels

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 […]

Oil tanker successfully tests marine biofuel

The 49,646 deadweight tonne (dwt) MR tanker received the first delivery of Bio Fuel Oil during its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel, which GoodFuels launched in 2018, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 83% and substantially reduces SOx emissions. The trial was completed on the Stena Immortal as she ran on a […]

German bulk operator Minship to trial biofuel

Bavarian ship management company Minship and its subsidiary Minmarine have announced that a bulk carrier in their fleet of managed vessels, Trudy, has successfully bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel bunkered by the 2009-built, 30,790dwt bulk carrier was GoodFuels’ sustainable Bio-fuel Oil MR1-100: which is a second generation sustainable biofuel produced from […]

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