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Essar launches hydrogen power plant at Stanlow refinery (U.K.)

Essar Energy Transition announced the launch of EET Hydrogen Power, Europe’s first hydrogen-ready combined heat and power plant to be built at its Stanlow refinery, with the aim of completing construction in 2027. 

Neste, Mitsubishi Corporation agree on strategic partnership to develop supply chains for renewable chemicals and plastics

Neste and Mitsubishi Corporation (“MC”) have agreed to establish a strategic partnership focusing on developing value chains for renewable chemicals and plastics for and with Japanese brands. The partners are targeting brands in industries such as food and beverage, apparel, and consumer electronics.

Vale, Komatsu and Cummins announce collaboration to develop dual-fuel large trucks, powered by ethanol and diesel

Vale and Komatsu have signed an agreement to develop and test, in partnership with Cummins, dual-fuel haul trucks, powered by a mixture of ethanol and diesel.

Japan to boost jet fuel production and imports amid tourism boom

Japan plans to increase jet fuel production and imports to address an increase in demand from flights amid a boom in tourism.

Audi, bp team up with strategic sustainable fuels partnership for Formula 1

Audi and bp are joining forces in an extensive new strategic partnership in Formula 1, focused on adhering to new FIA F1 Technical Regulations featuring enhanced electrification and use of Advanced Sustainable fuels.

Iowa biodiesel industry commends Rep. Hinson on letter to EPA

The Iowa Biodiesel Board has applauded Iowa U.S. Representative Ashley Hinson (R-02) for leading a bipartisan letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encouraging more usage of biofuels in the U.S. The EPA is currently considering volume obligations for the 2026 Renewable Fuel Standard.

H2Global pilot auction results in first significant renewable ammonia supply for EU

Hintco GmbH has announced Fertiglobe as the successful bidder of the first H2Global pilot auction for renewable ammonia, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK).

Evonik expands sodium methylate production in Argentina to meet growing demand for biofuels

Evonik has announced the expansion of its sodium methylate production capacity at its Rosario plant, located in the Sante Fé Province in Argentina.

bp Energy Outlook: Two main scenarios see 2025 oil peak, rapid renewables growth

bp expects oil demand to peak next year and wind and solar capacity to grow rapidly in both of the two main scenarios in its annual Energy Outlook, a study of the evolution of the global energy system to 2050 the company published on Wednesday.

LOTTE Chemical develops high-intensity, flame-resistant PP products for electric vehicle batteries

LOTTE Chemical has developed high-intensity, flame-resistant polypropylene products that can delay thermal runaway in electric vehicle batteries.