US energy company UGI Corp has agreed with Vertimass to use its catalytic technology to produce biobased ethanol into liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as renewable-propane, and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Indian government raised the price at which oil marketing companies will buy ethanol from sugar mills on November 10, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur said.
Agribusiness ADM and the biotech start-up Gevo recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other low-carbon fuels.
Spray Engineering Devices (SED), a multidisciplinary engineering company, is partnering with LanzaTech in the first-of-its-kind bagasse to ethanol project in India.
Ethanol sales will hit record highs in France this year and next, supported by strong demand for fuel blend E85 as car owners seek cheaper alternatives to gasoline, reported Reuters.
A patented process for converting alcohol sourced from renewable or industrial waste gases into a jet or diesel fuel is being scaled up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with the help of partners at Oregon State University and the carbon-recycling experts at LanzaTech.
The data on September 25 by the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicate a drop in ethanol production by 13% in 2020 fostered by the COVID-19 pandemic this past spring.
Switching to producing high-grade alcohol for sanitizer production has given a lifeline to ethanol producers hit hard with falling demand for fuel ethanol during the Covid-19 pandemic, reported Reuters.
The Brazilian government allowed a non-tariff quota for ethanol imports to expire on 31st August.
Brazil – Ethanol sales recovery stalled by stations not passing on gasoline price rise increases [Full subscriber]
Stations in large cities have avoided raising gasoline prices to maintain sales, despite rising refinery costs. Since April, the wholesale cost increased by 59%, while prices at the pump fell 4% in the state of São Paulo, according to data from Petrobras and the National Petroleum Agency (ANP), reported Bloomberg.