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Lummus Technology takes lead position in RWDC Industries, accelerating development of first commercial-scale PHA facility

Lummus Technology has taken a lead investor position in RWDC Industries' convertible bond round, further strengthening the partnership between the two companies to bring polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to the global market.

Neste completes major turnaround at Porvoo refinery

The nearly 400-MM euro turnaround of Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland has been successfully completed, and crude oil processing and renewable and circular raw materials processing has begun operations.

U.S. Department of Energy reopens $15-MM voucher program for clean energy technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions, in collaboration with the Offices of Clean Energy Demonstrations, Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced the reopening of five voucher opportunities to accelerate clean energy technology adoption and launch two new VOs with $15 MM in available funding.

Consortium signs MoU for the development of a green methanol facility in Egypt

AD Ports Group, Transmar and Orascom Construction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a green methanol storage and export facility in Egypt.

SUBLIME Energies introduces novel biogas liquefaction technology

SUBLIME Energies' new biogas liquefaction process efficiently transports and pools biogas produced by multiple farms, reducing initial investments and operating costs. 

BASF sells bioenergy enzymes business to Lallemand

BASF has sold its bioenergy enzymes business to Lallemand's subsidiaries, Danstar Ferment AG and Lallemand Specialties Inc. This includes the Spartec® product portfolio and related technologies in development.

Digital Feature: Can ships run on biofuel?

This article from ExxonMobil focuses on utilizing biofuels in the shipping sector.

France, Germany urge tougher EU checks on biofuel imports in fraud probe

France and Germany have called on the European Union (EU) to adopt stricter checks on overseas suppliers of biofuel as the EU investigates allegations of fraud in imports from Asia.

Under new program, little to no ethanol will qualify for U.S. aviation fuel credit

Little to no ethanol will qualify for U.S. sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) subsidies under a new pilot program by President Joe Biden's administration, which toughened climate requirements at the last minute.

Germany approves unrestricted sales allowances of 100% renewable diesel

With this approval, Germany is following other EU countries in which the sale of 100% renewable diesel at public fueling stations has long been permitted.