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nov 29

2030-Climate targets for mobility require a cap for the use of fossil fuel

Voor Nederlands: zie hier English PDF-version Eric van den Heuvel, Loes Knotter The Netherlands Platform Sustainable Biofuels argues for a decreasing cap on the use of fossil fuels in the Netherland mobility sector. Starting from today’s level of 494 PJ total energy use in transport (of which 463 PJ is…
nov 17

Platform pleads for a limit on the use of fossil fuel in transport

A limit on the use of fossil fuels in transport, that is what  the Platform Sustainable Biofuels is pleading in order to reduce the climate impact of transport in The Netherlands. By 2030 the use of fossil fuels in transport should be at least one third lower than current levels. Subsequently…
nov 17

BTG and GoodFuels collaborate on renewable fuels for shipping from pyrolysis oil

BTG and GoodFuels exploring options for joint investment Dutch-based BTG (biomass technology group) will set up a new high-tech technology company for converting crude pyrolysis oil into diesel fuel suitable for the shipping sector. It will be the first refinery in the world for an advanced marine biofuel based on…
okt 26

Overzicht Grondstoffen in NEa Register Energie in Vervoer

In oktober publiceerde de Nederlandse Emissieautoriteit een overzichtsrapport van de grondstoffen die in het Register Energie Vervoer (REV) zijn opgenomen als mogelijke grondstoffen voor de productie van duurzame biobrandstoffen. Het rapport geeft een goed beeld van de variëteit aan grondstoffen die worden ingezet. Het rapport is hier te downloaden. Uit…
okt 18

Boskalis dredging vessel to operate on 100% biofuel oil

Boskalis’ vessel 'Willem van Oranje' will be the first dredging vessel in the world to operate on 100% bio-fuel oil, following earlier successful tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil. Dutch-based GoodFuels supplies the fuel. The sulphur-free sustainable residual fuel is made from used cooking oil…
okt 16

63 duizend liter ethanol per uur

De grootste ethanolfabriek van Europa staat in Rotterdam en produceert 63 duizend liter ethanol per dag, zo schrijft NRC  op 16 oktober 2019. Sinds kort is E10 de nieuwe benzinestandaard in Nederland (zie eerder bericht op deze site). En dat betekent een verdubbeling van het aandeel ethanol in benzine, van…
okt 10

Neste opens office for SAF in the Netherlands

The Finnish company Neste has announced to open an office in the Netherlands as a base for coordinating its Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) activities. Choosing the Netherlands seems a logic choice given the interest in sustainable aviation fuels in the Netherlands. An industry consortium, lead by Schiphol, KLM and SkyNRG, published…
okt 08

‘Board Now’ program aims to get companies fly on sustainable aviation fuels

Dutch company SkyNRG, active in sustainable aviation fuel, officially launches its Board Now program.By committing themselves to Board Now, companies reduce their own business air travel emissions and at the same time contribute to the development of a new production facility for sustainable aviation fuel. Board Now is the worlds first…